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 […]

Top Things to do in Seward this Spring

SEWARD SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / Top Things to do in Seward this Spring Gray whale season is upon us, with cruises running daily from March 7th – May 12th. Our Gray Whale Watching Cruise departs at 1:00pm and returns at 5:00pm, giving you ample time to explore Seward, even if you’re just in town for the […]

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 […]

Season in Review: Our Best Wildlife Encounters of 2018

WILDLIFE REPORT The MMT Blog / Season in Review: Our Best Wildlife Encounters of 2018 Looking out over the snowcapped mountains and the silent waters of Resurrection Bay during the winter months, we can’t help but wonder what the wildlife will have in store for us in the upcoming season. After the 2017 season ended […]

Deckhand Diaries: From the Eyes of a Harbor Seal

DECKHAND DIARY, WILDLIFE REPORT The MMT Blog / Deckhand Diaries: From the Eyes of a Harbor Seal “Two harbor seals at your eleven o’clock.” I put down my binoculars and point. “They’re even with the next point of land, on the largest piece of ice.” “I see them now,” Captain Gary says, turning the wheel […]

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, […]