Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival Cruise: May 5 – May 7

Thanks for another great year at the Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival in 2017! We will be running cruise transportation for the festival again in 2018. This page will be updated in early 2018 with information about the 2018 cruise transportation. The 2018 Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival will be held May 3rd – 6th. 

Join Major Marine Tours on a special excursion to the exciting world of Alaska’s bird life. 

Major Marine Tours is pleased to offer a unique way to attend the Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival in Cordova from May 5 – May 7, 2017. Depart from Whittier on the Fairweather Express II catamaran for a 5 hour cruise to Cordova, featuring exclusive bird and wildlife viewing opportunities enroute. Enjoy spectacular scenery as your captain cruises through some of the most beautiful areas of Prince William Sound. Deli style lunch available for purchase for $14. Full-service cash bar onboard.

Please note that Major Marine Tours is offering festival cruise transportation only. Registration is required to attend festival activities.

Major Marine Tours will be hosting a Birder’s Mixer Cocktail Hour on our vessel on Saturday, May 6th from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. as part of the festival. Entrance and appetizers are included with Shorebird Festival registration. You can pre-register for this event once you have registered for the festival.

Fairweather Express II vessel and waterfall on Prince William Sound Surprise Glacier Cruise

$159 per person


Whittier to Cordova
Friday, May 5
Depart: 9:00 a.m.
Arrive: 2:00 p.m.

Cordova to Whittier
Sunday, May 7
Depart: 12:30 p.m.
Arrive: 5:30 p.m.

Taxes and fees included in price. Please plan on arriving in Whittier through the 8:30 a.m. tunnel.

To make a reservation, call us at
(907) 274-7300.