Copper River Delta Shorebird Festival Cruise

Kittiwake Rookery in Prince William Sound
Thank you for joining us for another wonderful Shorebird Festival Cruise. We plan on running this cruise again in 2019 and will post updated 2019 information at the end of this year.
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 3rd – May 6th, 2018. 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 Cruise on our vessel on Saturday, May 5th from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. as part of the festival. Enjoy free appetizers and a cash bar while you mingle with fellow birders. Pre-registration is required through the Shorebird Festival Event Page once you have registered for the festival. Space is limited.

Click here to download the Copper River Shorebird Festival Cruise flyer.

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

Transportation to/from Whittier:

Major Marine Tours does not provide transportation between Anchorage and Whittier. If you are looking for transportation to/from Whittier, contact Bear Valley Road Runner shuttle service. They will be offering a special rate of $50/person each way, minimum 4 passengers.


PRICE: $169 per person

Whittier to Cordova
Thursday, May 3
Depart: 11:00 a.m.
Arrive: 4:00 p.m.

Cordova to Whittier
Sunday, May 6
Depart: 12:30 p.m.
Arrive: 5:30 p.m

Taxes and fees included in price. Please plan on arriving in Whittier through the 10:30 a.m. tunnel.