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
Small Boat Whale Watching Tour
100% Guarantee whale sighting or your money back.
Kenai Fjords Whale Watching Cruise • Northwestern Fjord Cruise • Resurrection Bay Cruise • Fox Island Dinner Cruise
100% money back guaranteed whale sighting. No other company in Seward offers a whale guarantee. Of course we can't control nature, but we are so sure that we will see a whale on this whale watching tour that the boat captain is willing to say that if a whale is not sighted on this adventure your money will be refunded.
Small boat, 6 passenger tour. Join us on these scenic adventures as we encounter whales and other Alaskan wildlife in and around beautiful Resurrection Bay, and Kenai Fjords.
Summer in Alaska is whale season and the waters around Seward are a great place to find whales as well as other wildlife. Humpbacks are a very regular sighting. We also see Killer Whales (Orca) on occasion. No two trips are ever the same as the captain will customize every trip based on wildlife activity and conditions at the time.
Whale Watching Tour Features:
- Small boat 6 passenger
- Snacks, coffee, bottled water and soft drinks.
- Heated cabin
- On-board restroom
- Two departure times 9:00 AM, and 1:30 PM
|Questions? -- Custom Tour Package Inquiry? -- Availability? -- Make Reservation?
1-907-205-5900 • Fax 1-907-205-5902
Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing, Day Cruise, Small Boat
- Small Group
- Outdoor Photography
- Whale watching, humpback whales, minke, fin whales and Orca (killer) whales
- Birding, Puffins, Marbled Murrelet, Murres, Pigeon Guillemot, Bald Eagle, etc.
- Wildlife viewing, seals, Steller sea lions, porpoises, sea otters, mountain goats.
- Alpine and hanging glaciers
Getting To Seward
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 Small Boat Whale Watching Glacier Cruise.
- If you're driving from Anchorage to Seward the morning of the trip you should allow 3 hours to drive to Seward. If you would like us to include hotel lodging in Seward with your Small Boat Whale Watching Cruise just let us know.
2 Departure Times. Morning Departure: 9:00 AM. Afternoon Departure: 1:30 PM. Trip length is about 4 hours.
Please arrive 1/2 hour early. You'll meet the boat captain on the boardwalk in the Seward Small Boat Harbor, next to the "Coho Joe's" Coffee shop. This is near the top of "B" dock, and behind the "Pro-Fish-N-Sea/Crackerjack" charter office. The Captain will walk up to greet you just prior to departure.
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.
2016 TOUR DATES
May 25 to August 12
2 Departure Times
Morning Departure: 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Afternoon Departure: 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Tour meets on the boardwalk in the Seward Small Boat Harbor, next to the "Coho Joe's" Coffee shop. This is near the top of "B" dock, and behind the "Pro-Fish-N-Sea/Crackerjack" charter office. The Captain will walk up to greet you just prior to departure.
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 Small Boat Whale Watching Glacier Cruise.
Price: $149 each plus tax and fees
Fees: Harbor Fee $3.50
On payment of your deposit to Backcountry Safaris, you agree to be bound by Backcountry Safaris' tour terms and conditions. Complete Tour, Reservation and Payment Terms are located here.
Prices are subject to change without notice.
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.