Why You Should Cruise with a National Park Ranger

CRUISE SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / Why You Should Cruise with a National Park Ranger There are many advantages of taking a cruise with Major Marine Tours. Some of them you may already know about, like our multiple cruise options, amazing opportunities for viewing Alaska wildlife and glaciers, and our delicious salmon and prime rib […]

How to Pick Your Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise

CRUISE SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / How to Pick Your Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise Cruising in Kenai Fjords National Park is an experience like no other. Tidewater glaciers tower 500 feet above sea level. Incredible marine wildlife including orca whales, humpback whales, puffins, Steller sea lions, and Dall’s porpoises feed in the area’s nutrient-rich […]

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 […]

7.5 Hour Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise

CRUISE SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / 7.5 Hour Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise Cruising in Kenai Fjords National Park is an experience like no other. Tidewater glaciers tower 500 feet above sea level. Incredible marine wildlife including orca whales, humpback whales, puffins, Steller sea lions, and Dall’s porpoises feed in the area’s nutrient-rich waters. Beautiful […]

The Northwestern Fjord Cruise: Major Marine Tours’ Small-Vessel Adventure Cruise

CRUISE SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / The Northwestern Fjord Cruise: Major Marine Tours’ Small-Vessel Adventure Cruise You are an adventurous traveler. You seek out up-close, personal experiences in vast, wild places — away from the crowds. You are a birder, a photographer, a wildlife enthusiast. Major Marine Tours offers a cruising experience for adventurers like […]

Orca Quest Cruise

CRUISE SPOTLIGHT, DECKHAND DIARY The MMT Blog / Orca Quest Cruise “I don’t know where to point my camera!” The girl on the bow voiced what we all were thinking. I stood on the bow of the Orca Song, on the inaugural Orca Quest tour, surrounded by orca on all sides. The straight dorsal fin of a […]

Spring Gray Whale Cruise Season is Here!

CRUISE SPOTLIGHT The MMT Blog / Spring Gray Whale Cruise Season is Here! Perhaps it’s all this sun we’ve been having in Southcentral Alaska this past month, but it certainly feels like spring is just around the corner. With spring comes longer days, warmer temperatures, and…gray whales! Every year we celebrate the return of migrating […]

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 […]