What’s New in 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT The MMT Blog / What’s New in 2017 With all this snow on the ground in Anchorage it’s hard to believe that our cruise season is already upon us. But, at this very moment the California gray whales are on their way up to Alaskan waters, and we want to be sure we are […]

Why I’m Going Back to Seward in 2017

DECKHAND DIARY, SEWARD SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / Why I’m Going Back to Seward in 2017 Major Marine Tours deckhands come to Alaska from all over the world to spend their summers showing our guests the incredible beauty of Alaska’s glaciers and wildlife. Though they travel far distances and spend the summers away from family […]

My Best Three Moments in the Kenai Fjords, 2016

DECKHAND DIARY The MMT Blog / My Best Three Moments in the Kenai Fjords, 2016 Tamara Lang, Major Marine Tours deckhand and interpretive volunteer at Kenai Fjords National Park, recounts her favorite memories from a season spent on the water in Kenai Fjords National Park. As August brings Alaskan fall, and the pink stalks of […]

Announcing the Orca Quest! New orca-focused cruise for 2017

ANNOUNCEMENT, CRUISE SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / Announcing the Orca Quest! New orca-focused cruise for 2017 There’s no experience quite like seeing the 5 foot tall dorsal fin of a bull orca whale cutting through the ocean’s surface, or watching an orca calf’s playful spouts and spyhops as he swims alongside his mother. These intelligent […]

The Deckhands Who Follow the Whales

DECKHAND DIARY, WILDLIFE REPORT The MMT Blog / The Deckhands Who Follow the Whales Major Marine Tours deckhands get to view Alaska’s incredible wildlife and glaciers every day. After seeing whales breach, sea otters snuggle their pups, and glaciers calving so many times, does the novelty of this place ever wear off? Tamara Lang, Major […]

From the Bow – Wildlife Viewing in Seward, Alaska

DECKHAND DIARY, SEWARD SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / From the Bow – Wildlife Viewing in Seward, Alaska Most visitors to Alaska get to embark on a glacier and wildlife cruise just once. But what would it be like to cruise day after day? Our guest blogger Tamara Lang, a Major Marine Tours deckhand and interpretive […]

A Day In The Life: 6 Hour Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise

CRUISE SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / A Day In The Life: 6 Hour Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise Seward welcomed us with bluebird skies and 75 degree weather—the perfect temperature for a day on the water for our 6 Hour Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise. Upon boarding, we were given our reserved table seats, allowing us […]

Major Marine Tours: Your One-Stop Shop for Alaskan Adventure

SEWARD SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / Major Marine Tours: Your One-Stop Shop for Alaskan Adventure Planning your ultimate Alaskan adventure can be both exciting and overwhelming. Where do you start? What should you do? Major Marine Tours makes your travel planning easier by being your one-stop shop for adventure in Seward. In addition to providing […]

What’s New in 2016

ANNOUNCEMENT The MMT Blog / What’s New in 2016 Welcome back to the MMT Blog! After a few months off during the winter season we are getting the blog going again as we prepare for the 2016 season. It’s hard to believe, but our first cruise of the season departs in less than one month! […]

Captain’s Blog of President Obama’s Cruise: Captain Josh

SPECIAL EVENT The MMT Blog / Captain’s Blog of President Obama’s Cruise: Captain Josh On September 1st, 2015, Major Marine Tours was honored to take President Barack Obama on a cruise in Resurrection Bay. The President was visiting Seward to witness first-hand how climate change is affecting Alaska’s glaciers. Three Major Marine Tours Captains were […]