We offer Alaska raft trips that offer scenic views, wildlife viewing, fishing, and whitewater.
Custom group Alaska rafting adventures are available on request. If have interested in something special or participating in an exploratory expedition, please contact us with your ideals or to see what plans are being made.
Kongakut River - 10 day Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Rafting Safari. Explore Alaska's remote Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) by raft on the "river of caribou". Our trip coincides with the annual migration of the 130,000-strong Porcupine caribou herd and passes through some of the world's most pristine wilderness.
Lake Creek - 7 day Whitewater Rafting and Fishing Adventure. Our favorite fly-in wilderness adventure river, great combination exciting whitewater and great Alaska fishing. Lake Creek offers almost continuous Class II/III whitewater with a few Class IV rapids, five species of salmon, rainbow trout and arctic grayling.
Chulitna River - 4 day Denali Raft Adventure. An excellent family adventure and sampling of Alaska's best wilderness and geography at a casual pace. We travel through Denali State Park, upper Susitna Valley and take out near Trapper Creek, a historic gold mining town.
||Kenai Fjords National Park
Spring Gray Whale Watching Tour - 4 Hour Cruise
Small Boat Whale Watching Cruise • Kenai Fjords Whale Watching Cruise • Northwestern Fjord Cruise • Resurrection Bay Cruise • Fox Island Dinner Cruise
The Eschrichtius Robustus, commonly known as the Gray Whale returns to Alaska. Witness the amazing annual migration of the California Gray Whales, traveling over 5,000 miles from Baja California to the nutrient-rich waters of Alaska's Bering Sea. Cruise Map
Resurrection Bay boasts abundant wildlife, alpine glaciers and breathtaking scenery. Our tours are the best way to see this pristine wilderness and its inhabitants. Resurrection Bay is home to a large variety of whales, seabirds, stellar sea lions, sea otters and more. Don't miss this opportunity to see the untouched beauty of Alaska's coastal waters.
- Grays, Humpbacks, and Orca Whales.
- Sea Lions, Otters, Dall's Porpoise, Seabirds, Mountain Goats, and more.
- Piedmont and Alpine Glaciers
- Lunch included.
- Fully-narrated tour presented by accredited interpreters.
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Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing, Day Cruise, Resurrection Bay Tour
4 Hour spring gray whale watching cruise. Witness the amazing annual migration of the California Gray Whales, traveling over 5,000 miles from Baja California to the nutrient-rich waters of Alaska's Bering Sea.
Kenai Fjords Tours Boats
Kenai Fjords Tours operates the largest day cruise fleet in Southcentral Alaska. The millennium class vessels are 95 feet long and Coast Guard licensed for 150 passengers. The boats offer a fast cruising speed, allowing for extra time to photograph and view wildlife and glaciers.
Each vessel has been customized for the maximum comfort of our guests and offer multi-level walk-around viewing decks as well as warm, spacious inside seating with large picture windows. All vessels are non-smoking, restroom equipped and accessible to guests with limited mobility.
- Getting To Seward. Seward, Alaska is 129 miles south of Anchorage. If you're driving from Anchorage to Seward you should allow 3 hours to drive to Seward. You can reach Seward by road or Backcountry Safaris would be happy to package bus
and or Alaska Railroad transportation
to and from Seward as well as overnight lodging in Seward with your Resurrection Bay Tour.
Parking is available in the Kenai Fjords Tours parking lot, which is located off the Seward Highway. As you enter town, coming from Anchorage, turn right on Phoenix Road; the parking lot is immediately on your right. Our shuttle van picks up at the parking lot approximately every 10 minutes to take you to the Kenai Fjords Tours office. Parking Map PDF
Departure - 12:00 AM. Departs from the Seward's Small Boat Harbor please check in one hour before departure time.
|2016 TOUR DATES
12:00 AM - 4:00 PM (4 hours)
Fridays and Saturdays March 28 - April 19
Daily April 25 - May 16
Seward, Alaska is 129 miles south of Anchorage. You can reach Seward by road or Backcountry Safaris would be happy to package bus and or Alaska Railroad transportation to and from Seward as well as overnight lodging in Seward with your Whale Watching Glacier Cruise.
What To Wear On Your Trip
Dress in layers. A stocking cap and gloves are nice to have if you're not used to cooler temperatures. Kenai Fjords National Park is a temperate rain forest and rain gear, pants and jacket are highly recommended if you want to be outside for the best views of the wildlife, whales and the glaciers.
Child rates apply to persons 11 years old and younger.
Adult: $89 each plus tax and fees
Child: $44.50 each plus tax and fees
Fees: Harbor Fee $3.50. Additional fuel surcharge may apply and is subject to change without notice.
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P.O. Box 1397 Seward, Alaska USA 99664
1-907-205-5900 • Fax 1-907-205-5902
Backcountry Safaris and other tour operators that we work with strive to give you a high quality Alaska experience. The tour itinerary shown on our web page is an example tour itinerary. The actual tour itinerary may vary some due to weather, safety, guest abilities and other conditions. Backcountry Safaris and other independent tour contractors reserve the right to change the tour itinerary and/or make substitutions at any time and without prior notice or to cancel all or part of any tour in its reasonable discretion, for the safety of its participants or due to insufficient number of participants signing up for a tour, because of weather, for the comfort and well being of our guests, for any other conditions that might affect the quality of tour, or as deemed necessary by the tour operator or trip leader.
Limitations of liability:
Although every precaution is taken to safeguard you and your belongings, our adventure trips involve inherent risks and dangers which are beyond our control and Backcountry Safaris shall assume no responsibility for personal injuries or deaths and loss of personal property. Due to the nature of the activities, a condition of your participation is that you will read and sign the acknowledgment and Release of Liability before the tour begins. A copy of the text is available on request.