Seward Check-In Information - Major Marine Tours


PLEASE NOTE: For the 2024 season, check-in and boarding for ALL CRUISES will be located at our HARBOR 360 HOTEL OFFICE at 1412 4th Avenue. Pay parking is available at the public parking lot across 4th Avenue from Harbor 360 Hotel.

CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: There is frequent construction slow downs and stops along the Seward Highway, please allow extra drive time. Reservations will not be refunded for construction delays.


Take the Seward Highway (Hwy 1) south along the Turnagain Arm. Shortly after Portage, you will enter the Kenai Peninsula. Hwy 1 will turn into Hwy 9 at the Kenai/Soldotna & Homer Junction. Follow the signs to Seward. Seward is 130 miles south of Anchorage. Allow 4 hours of driving time due to increased construction and summer traffic on the highway.


Turn left onto Port Avenue and then take your first right on 4th Avenue. Our Harbor 360 Hotel office is located in the lobby of the blue hotel on your left, located at 1412 4th Avenue. Pay parking is available at the 72-hour public parking lots across 4th Avenue from the Harbor 360 Hotel.

Public parking in Seward is $10 for the day to be paid at the parking kiosk at the time of arrival. Parking can fill up, please allow for extra time to find parking in the North or South Harbor Parking Lots run by the city of Seward. Major Marine is not responsible for guests parking tickets.

We do provide a complimentary shuttle to our check-in offices from popular destinations in Seward. Please call us to check available pick-up locations/times and to reserve your shuttle. Advance reservations are required for shuttle pick-up. Shuttle is not available for the 8:00 am 6 Hour Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise.

All Cruises Depart from Harbor 360 Hotel Office – open location in Google Maps 


A Major Marine Tours representative will greet you at the depot and direct you to your check-in location. Passengers on the 6 Hour Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise (departing at 11:30) can walk 1/2 block south on 4th Ave. to check in at the Harbor 360 Hotel Office. 


The Seward Cruise Ship Terminal is located 0.6 miles from Harbor 360 Hotel and 0.8 miles from our South Harbor Office. A complimentary Major Marine Tours shuttle will make continuous loops between Harbor 360 Hotel, the South Harbor office, and the Cruise Ship Terminal from 7:00 am. – 9:45 a.m., departing every 15 minutes.


Major Marine offers a complimentary shuttle to various locations in Seward. Parking lots can fill up quickly, so please call us to add the shuttle to your reservation at least 24 hours before your cruise for your convenience.


Please check in one hour prior to your cruise departure time for all cruises*

*Passengers arriving by train and cruising on the 6 Hour Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise will have enough time to board the cruise if they proceed directly to the Major Marine Tours check-in office from the Railroad Depot.

Check-In Map