Resurrection Bay Mountain Side Ocean Kayaking Nature, Seward, Alaska
WILD NORTHERN SIGHTS

Cruise from Seward, Alaska

If you’re thinking about a cruise from Seward, Alaska, you probably have a taste for wild, outdoor adventures and rugged natural beauty. It’s a good thing, because this iconic destination in Alaska offers plenty of both. If you love to hike, you’ll find an abundance of scenic trails nearby just waiting to be explored, like the Mount Marathon Trail, the Resurrection River Trail and the Tonsina Point Trail. And the famous Kenai Fjords National Park is just a five-minute drive away from town. Within Seward itself, you can set out on an early morning or late afternoon stroll past the historic buildings and colourful murals that line Main Street. Or paddle out on a kayaking adventure to the ancient tidewater caves within Resurrection Bay. Feeling the wanderlust yet? Make sure to spend a few days exploring this one-of-a-kind coastal city ahead of your cruise from Seward — you’ll be glad you did.
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JAW-DROPPING ADVENTURE

Fjord ahead to adventure on the Kenai Peninsula with southbound Alaska cruises from Seward.

RADIANCE OF THE SEAS

You’re in for an off-the-grid explore-a-thon that cruises from Seward Alaska. Forge a trail through America’s Last Frontier all onboard Radiance of the Seas®, a ship designed for edge-of-the-map exploration. Boasting the most glass of any Royal Caribbean ship, it’s perfect for glacier-gazing and whale-watching in Alaska from May to August 2021.

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CRUISES TO ALASKA

Craving the ultimate Alaska adventure? This is it. Lead a team of huskies across the snow on Hubbard Glacier, brave the world’s longest zip line in Icy Strait Point, and tour totems in Ketchikan. Combine your cruise with a Cruise Tour on land and spend a few extra days exploring some of Alaska’s most iconic sights, wondering at wildlife and venturing deep into Denali National Park.

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Things To Do in Seward

Sealife Center Sea Lions Marine Life, Seward, Alaska

ENCOUNTER MARINE LIFE AFLUTTER

Sealife Center Sea Lions Marine Life, Seward, Alaska

Sealife Center Sea Lions Marine Life, Seward, Alaska

ENCOUNTER MARINE LIFE AFLUTTER

Enter the world-class Alaska SeaLife Center for a 'window to the sea' where puffins, giant Pacific octopuses, Steller sea lions and colourful fish swim. Hold sea anemones and starfish in touch tanks – or watch salmon splash their way up a fish ladder from an outdoor observation platform.

Kayaking Kenai Fjord National Park Wilderness Outdoor Activities, Seward, Alaska

GO WILD

Kayaking Kenai Fjord National Park Wilderness Outdoor Activities, Seward, Alaska

Kayaking Kenai Fjord National Park Wilderness Outdoor Activities, Seward, Alaska

GO WILD

Explore Kenai Fjords National Park, over 600,000 acres of wilderness chock-full of tidewater glaciers, Alaskan wildlife and outdoor activities galore. From hiking backwoods trails to cycling mountain pathways, kayaking icy waters and beach combing rocky shorelines, this park encompasses the best of Alaskan scenery and adventure.

Dog Sledding Huskies Iditarod National Historic, Seaward, Alaska
Dog Sledding Huskies Iditarod National Historic, Seaward, Alaska

DOG DAYS OF ADVENTURE

Live life like an Alaskan musher at Mile 0 of the Iditarod National Historic Trail. Learn about the famed dog-sledding race while touring a local kennel. Then board a custom-designed sled for an exhilarating ride through rainforest or across glaciers, a team of spirited huskies leading the way.

Cuisine Crab Eggs Benedict, Seward, Alaska
Cuisine Crab Eggs Benedict, Seward, Alaska

LOCAL CUISINE

Start the day with king crab eggs Benedict and then enjoy a reindeer hot dog for lunch. Alaskan sablefish and Resurrection Bay red salmon are both solid dinner choices, best paired with a pint from Seward Brewing Company. Then stop by Sweet Darlings for fudge, gelato or saltwater toffee – all are made in-house.

Shopping Coastal Town, Seward, Alaska
Shopping Coastal Town, Seward, Alaska

SHOPPING

A collection of central shops sell handmade pottery, jade jewellery and hand-crafted knives with carved handles. Totem poles, ulu knives and watercolours by well-known Alaskan artist Karla Morreira all make great souvenirs. And local fish processors can arrange overnight shipping of fresh catches directly to your home.

Insider's Tips
Insider's Tips
1 When encountering a bear in the wild it’s best to keep your distance and make your presence known.
2 Keep insect repellent on hand to avoid mosquitoes while exploring.

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