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, […]

Deckhand Diaries: When Vanishing AT1 Orca Feast in the Kenai

DECKHAND DIARY, WILDLIFE REPORT The MMT Blog / Deckhand Diaries: When Vanishing AT1 Orca Feast in the Kenai Fjords Spencer was the first to spot the black fin. We had just left Aialik glacier’s tumbling blue ice, the harbor seals resting peacefully below on their jagged floats of calved glacier. Captain Justin slowed the Glacier […]

The Kenai Fjords 360 Is Here! Major Marine Tours Welcomes New Vessel

ANNOUNCEMENT, SEWARD SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / The Kenai Fjords 360 Is Here! Major Marine Tours Welcomes New Vessel Our brand-new, custom-built catamaran, the Kenai Fjords 360, has finally arrived in Seward! The vessel completed its journey to Seward from La Connor, Washington on Monday, April 30th. This state-of-the-art vessel features unobstructed 360 degree views from […]

Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise Named Most Popular Attraction in Alaska by TripAdvisor

ANNOUNCEMENT, CRUISE SPOTLIGHT, SEWARD SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise Named Most Popular Attraction in Alaska by TripAdvisor Most people who visit Alaska have a wildlife checklist in their heads, usually consisting of bears, moose, and whales. Alaska is known for our big, amazing wildlife, and for good reason: there’s nothing quite […]

Tour Tips: How to Have the Best Cruise Experience

CRUISE SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / Tour Tips: How to Have the Best Cruise Experience Are you cruising with us this summer, but still have some questions about how to make the most of your glacier & wildlife cruise? Check out our insider’s tips on how to have your best cruising experience. Check In Early […]

Major Marine Tours Receives Adventure Green Alaska Certification

ANNOUNCEMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITMENT The MMT Blog / Major Marine Tours Receives Adventure Green Alaska Certification Major Marine Tours and Harbor 360 Hotel are excited to announce that we have been certified as “Green Businesses” through the Adventure Green Alaska Program. This voluntary program is the only sustainability certification program in Alaska and recognizes tourism businesses who practice economic, […]

The Gray Whales are Coming! What to Expect on Your Gray Whale Cruise

CRUISE SPOTLIGHT, WILDLIFE REPORT The MMT Blog / The Gray Whales are Coming! What to Expect on Your Gray Whale Cruise The gray whale season is almost upon us here in Alaska! These massive animals are just now beginning their migration from their winter breeding grounds in Baja and heading north to the Chukchi and […]

MMT Receives SeaLife Center Stewardship & Sustainability Award

ANNOUNCEMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITMENT The MMT Blog / MMT Receives SeaLife Center Stewardship & Sustainability Award Major Marine Tours was the proud recipient of the 2018 Alaska Ocean Leadership Stewardship & Sustainability Award from the Alaska SeaLife Center. Presented at the Alaska SeaLife Center Marine Gala on February 3rd, 2018, this award recognizes an industry leader that […]

What’s New in 2018

ANNOUNCEMENT The MMT Blog / What’s New in 2018 Our cruise season is just around the corner, with our Gray Whale Watching Cruise starting on March 16th! Reflecting back on last year, Major Marine Tours had a wonderful 2017 season. We launched our new Orca Quest Cruise, made some updates to our vessels and Harbor 360 Hotel, joined […]

45 Years Later: The Marine Mammal Protection Act

ENVIRONMENTAL COMMITMENT, WILDLIFE REPORT The MMT Blog / 45 Years Later: The Marine Mammal Protection Act This week marks 45 years of the Marine Mammal Protection Act going into effect, making it illegal to hunt or harass marine mammals. This groundbreaking act, enacted on October 21st, 1972 and put into effect on December 21st of that […]