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Alaska Saltwater Lodge Small Group Whale Watching, Wildlife & Glacier Tour

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Seward, AK
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Reviewed 20 November 2018

After thoroughly researching various wildlife viewing day tours from Seward, I knew that Alaska Saltwater was the one meant for us. With three small boats each holding a maximum of 16 passengers we knew this would be a great experience. Captain Stan and First Mate...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank hummingbird51
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We loved the small group tours offered as opposed to the mass market “big boat” tours also available in Seward. From the moment we arrived, the friendliness and hospitality were fantastic. Tanya and Calley were both enthusiastic and ready for a great day on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KentuckyGirlAtHeart
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Captain Tanya and Callie provided us with an exciting, adventurous day at Kenai Fjords National Park! They were so accommodating from searching and finding wildlife to providing a delicious lunch, and great conversation! We felt so lucky to see so much beauty and wildlife: puffins,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Trekster
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We sat on the fence for a year or so, not deciding how to experience Alaska. Neighbors, one, who is a photographer, recommended them. We did not want to do a cruise and be a captive audience and were looking for something more intimate. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank newhall2014
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We booked last minute with Saltwater Lodge for our party of 5. We had a wonderful trip with Tanya and Callie. They showed us so many different species of wildlife, including the starfish one of our party wanted to see!! We were able to get...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

On a sunny, clear day in August we went on a 6+ hour tour with two extremely knowledgeable woman, Captain Tanya and first mate Calley. The boat had 16 passengers and our group of 8 included two seniors and 4 teens. We experienced a rare...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

My son and I arrived in Seward the day after the weather broke and our trip with Alaska Saltwater Lodge was very wet (by everybody's standards) and fairly rough (by mine). I think it is possible to rebook for no charge in these circumstances but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mfhunter
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Cathy was an amazing boat driver and guide. She had amazingly detailed info on the animals and some geology. We were in Alaska 10 days and this ranks right up there as one of the best tours in Alaska with bear day in Katmai and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cynthia M
Reviewed 5 August 2018

In planning with my niece our family of 9 Alaska vacation we knew we wanted to see whales and glaciers. We were so turned off by all the tour boats that hold 100 or more people. We all wanted a small to private boat especially...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank SandraG126
Reviewed 31 July 2018

A great day out, this is definitely the way to view this area. Great crew, Tanya and Calli made everyone feel comfortable and welcome plus totally added to the experience. Lots of whale and wildlife viewing but the close up view of the glacier is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from magnoliamws | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Ecampb | Reviewed this property |
We went on the tour at the end of July and saw 5 whales. Saw much other wildlife as well. This is truly the BEST tour company. Ask for Leif as your captain and Sam as the first mate. They were great.