Celebrate the arrival of Alaska’s seabirds at the third annual Seward Seabird Festival! Major Marine Tours will be hosting a special discounted cruise for festival attendees on Sunday, June 4th. Explore the best seabird viewing areas in Resurrection Bay, Northwestern Fjord, and Kenai Fjords National Park on the 8.5 hour small vessel cruise.
The 8.5 Hour Northwestern Fjord Cruise is the ideal trip for birders, photographers, and wildlife enthusiasts. For attending the festival you can receive 25% off the cruise on June 4th!
Bird experts (including Alaska SeaLife Center bird researchers and Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge representatives) will be onboard during the cruise and help identify the many species of seabirds that can be seen in the area. Depending on weather conditions, we will visit birding hot spots such as the Chiswell Islands, Cape Resurrection, Spire Cove, and the Northwestern Moraine.
Horned puffin, tufted puffin, common murre, thick-billed murre, black-legged kittiwake, oystercatcher, red-faced cormorant, double-crested cormorant, pelagic cormorant, Kittlitz’s murrelet, ancient murrelet, marbled murrelet, rhinoceros auklet, parakeet auklet, sooty shearwater, parasitic jaeger, long-tailed jaeger, peregrine falcon, pigeon guillemot, surf scoter, white-winged scoter, black scoter, merganser, loon, Leach’s storm petrel, fork-tailed storm petrel, Northern fulmar, bald eagle.
In addition to seabirds, the cruise will also have a chance to see humpback whales, killer whales, sea lions, otters, porpoise, and more! The trip will visit Northwestern Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park.
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