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SEWARD DIRECTIONS & CHECK-IN INFORMATION

PLEASE NOTE: For the 2020 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.

DRIVING FROM ANCHORAGE

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 at least 3 hours of driving time due to increased summer traffic on the highway.

UPON ARRIVING IN SEWARD

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. Continue for two blocks on 4th Avenue to reach our South Harbor Office, located at 1302 4th Avenue. Pay parking is available at the 72-hour public parking lots across 4th Avenue from Harbor 360 Hotel and 1/2 block from our South Harbor Office.

Parking is limited. 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.

Cruise Departures from Harbor 360 Hotel Office – open location in Google Maps 
Gray Whale Watching Cruise
Orca Quest Cruise
3.5 Hour Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise
6 Hour Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise
8.5 Hour Northwestern Fjord Cruise

Cruise Departures from South Harbor Office – open location in Google Maps
5 Hour Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise
7.5 Hour Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise

ARRIVING BY TRAIN

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. Passengers on the 5 Hour Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise (departing at 12:00) can board the Major Marine Tours shuttle at the depot for a two block bus ride to the South Harbor Office.

ARRIVING BY CRUISE SHIP

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. – 10:00 a.m., departing every 15 minutes.

CHECK-IN TIME

Please check in one hour prior to your cruise departure time for the following cruises:
7.5 Hour Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise
6 Hour Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise*
5 Hour Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise
3.5 Hour Kenai Fjords Wildlife Cruise

Please check in 30 minutes prior to your cruise departure time for the following cruises:
8.5 Hour Northwestern Fjord Cruise
Orca Quest Cruise
Gray Whale Watching Cruise

*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

Seward Check-In Map