World Whale Day: February 8th, 2020

The MMT Blog / World Whale Day: February 8th, 2020 Established in 1980, World Whale Day is a widely-celebrated holiday in Hawaii, where our North Pacific humpback whales are currently spending their winter. In just a few short months, the whales will begin the 2,800 mile migration to Alaska, with the newborn calves making the […]

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Seward

SEWARD SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / Top 5 Reasons to Visit Seward Situated between the Kenai Mountains and the waters of Resurrection Bay, Seward is a quaint harbor town in Southcentral Alaska. With a population of less than 3,000 people, this small town offers big adventures and is the starting point for some of the […]

2019 Season in Review

ANNOUNCEMENT The MMT Blog / 2019 Season in Review The leaves are changing, the snow is returning, and the whales are migrating. These are the visual reminders that the season is coming to an end. At this time last year, we were raving about how we had the best orca season any of our captains […]

All About Humpbacks

SEWARD SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / All About Humpbacks Peak humpback whale watching season has reached Alaska. By now, the vast majority of the humpbacks have completed their migration from their breeding grounds in Hawaii, Baja, or Japan, and reached the waters of Alaska. Each spring, they begin their migration back to the nutrient-rich waters […]

How to Pick Your Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise

CRUISE SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / How to Pick Your Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise Cruising in Kenai Fjords National Park is an experience like no other. Tidewater glaciers tower 500 feet above sea level. Incredible marine wildlife including orca whales, humpback whales, puffins, Steller sea lions, and Dall’s porpoises feed in the area’s nutrient-rich […]

Celebrate World Oceans Day on June 8th!

SEWARD SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / World Oceans Day Join Major Marine Tours in celebrating World Oceans Day on June 8th! On this day, people around the world come together to celebrate and protect our oceans. Healthy oceans are critical to a healthy planet. As a company that explores the incredible marine ecosystems and wildlife […]

Whale SENSE – Celebrating 10 Years of Responsible Whale Watching!

SEWARD SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / Whale SENSE – Celebrating 10 Years of Responsible Whale Watching! Major Marine Tours has been a proud participant of Whale SENSE since 2017, and we are excited to announce that we have completed our training again for the 2019 season. Whale SENSE is a voluntary education and recognition program […]

7 Tips for the Best Whale Watching Experience

SEWARD SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / 7 Tips for the Best Whale Watching Experience Major Marine Tours offers glacier and wildlife day cruises into Resurrection Bay and Kenai Fjords National Park, and whale watching is a highlight of every one of our tours. From species-focused tours like our Gray Whale Watching Cruise and Orca Quest […]