Deckhand Diaries: Bubble Net Feeding is Back!

DECKHAND DIARY, WILDLIFE REPORT The MMT Blog / Deckhand Diaries: Bubble Net Feeding is Back! Bubble net feeding is a spectacular sight to behold. This incredible behavior, exhibited by humpback whales, occurs every summer in the waters of Resurrection Bay and Kenai Fjords National Park for a short time. Usually starting in June or July, […]

It’s Good To Be Back!

ANNOUNCEMENT The MMT Blog / It’s Good To Be Back! After a long landlocked winter, we were very excited to start cruising again on May 23rd. So far the early summer weather has been amazing, and the wildlife has been even better! We’ve had to make some updates to our tours this summer but are […]

Thoughts from Alaska: Whales on the Move as We Hunker Down

WILDLIFE UPDATE The MMT Blog / Thoughts from Alaska: Whales on the Move as We Hunker Down While we are hunkered down and our boats docked in the harbor, it’s a comfort to know that at this moment the gray whales are swimming by the Gulf of Alaska on their incredible annual migration. These amazing […]

Our COVID-19 Response

ANNOUNCEMENT Updated July 9th, 2020 Our COVID-19 Reponse At Major Marine Tours and Harbor 360 Hotel the safety of our guests, employees, and community is our #1 priority. If you choose to join us, you can be confident that we have implemented thorough social distancing and sanitation procedures to ensure your comfort, health, and safety […]

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 […]

Winter in Alaska: Top Things To Do This Winter

SEWARD SPOTLIGHT, SPECIAL EVENT The MMT Blog / Winter in Alaska: Top Things To Do This Winter If you ask people to describe winter in Alaska, chances are most people will come up with the same two words: cold and dark. On winter solstice, which is coming up on December 21st, the sun will rise […]

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 […]

4 Reasons why Fall is the Best Time to Visit Seward

SEWARD SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / 4 Reasons why Fall is the Best Time to Visit Seward The majority of visitors to Seward arrive during our peak season from June through August, when city streets are bustling with activity, the midnight sun allows for non-stop adventures, and migrating marine wildlife have settled in for a […]