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 […]

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, […]

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 […]