Other fun things to do while in Seward, Alaska
Places to visit:
As the only part of Kenai Fjords National Park accessible by road, Exit Glacier is a must see for all visitors to Seward. Here you can explore the trails and walk very close to an active glacier. It is a place where you can witness up close how glaciers re-shape a landscape and learn how plant life reclaims the barren rocky land exposed by a glacier’s retreat.
Directions: Turn on to Herman Leirer Road, commonly called “Exit Glacier Road,” at mile 3 of the Seward Highway. Proceed 8.4 miles. The road will end at the parking lot for the nature center
Alaska’s premier public aquarium. Visitors to this unique “window to the sea” have close encounters with puffins, octopus, sea lions, seals and more. The Alaska SeaLife Center is the destination to experience Alaska’s marine wildlife. See puffins fly through underwater skies and view seals and sea lions as they glide past our oversized underwater viewing windows. Discover more with a behind-the-scenes tour or animal encounter to see what goes into running an aquarium and caring for our amazing resident wildlife! This world-class cold water marine research facility is also home to Alaska’s only permanent marine mammal rehabilitation center.
Located at 301 Railway Ave. in downtown Seward.
The museum is a partnership between the City of Seward and the Resurrection Bay Historical Society, whose collection of objects, photographs and archives is housed and exhibited in our museum spaces.
Located at 239 6th Ave. in downtown Seward.
Other Recommended Tours:
join us on a great Alaska eco-adventure like no other. During this three hour tour you will be traversing from one platform to the next via eight separate and exciting zip rides, three suspension bridges, and two rappels while being clipped in at all times from beginning to end – all through and amidst the beautiful northern pacific temperate forest. (907) 224 – 3662
Private multi-day adventures on the vessel Darby, built for Alaskan waters. Our guests experience remote glaciers, wildlife, fishing, kayaking, beach walking, tranquility, and homemade Alaskan meals. (907) 491-1075
Personal customized overnight trips at a relaxed pace in a comfortable well appointed 63 foot motorsailer. (907) 750-6054
Soar over massive glaciers, buzz around icebergs bigger than buildings, and take in Alaska’s wildlife and splendor from the skies! Come join us for an adventure of a lifetime! (907) 224-3616
Bardy’s Trail Rides
Horseback trail rides (907) 362-7863
Guided Kayaking, ice hiking, gold panning, & kayak and fishing gear rentals. Winter trips to Exit Glacier. Open year round! (907) 224-2600
Sea kayak with one of our professional guides/naturalists. Specializing in educational and environmentally friendly kayak tours. (907) 224-3960
SewardCityTours offers a historical city tour and complimentary luggage storage that includes a comprhensive orientation of Seward and its points of interest. The tour is also a shuttle that picks up from the cruise ship terminal, train depot, hotels and tour office. We will drop you off anywhere you need to go in town at the conclusion of your trip. Guests who need luggage storage can enjoy this complimentary service free for the day so they can enjoy Seward with out baggage. (907) 231-5773
Experience the history, art and culture of Alaska’s mural capital on a walking tour of downtown Seward guided by a local artist. Learn about themes significant to life in the far north, such as the Iditarod Trail, commercial fishing, and aviation. The 1.5 hour long tours run six days a week at 10:15 am and 2:45 pm. Reserve your spot at online as group size is limited to 12. (907) 521-0311
Seward Charters offers unmatched level of quality for the entire family. Join us on our fast, comfortable boats for world class fishing. (907) 422 – 7654
Whether you choose an All Day, Half Day or Lodge Based trip, Latitude 60 Marine will help you experience the best of Alaska. Families, kids and serious anglers all are welcome. We specialize in small group charters (up to 6 anglers). (907) 491 – 1960
Locally owned small business out of Seward, Alaska. Full time professional guides. We fish the rivers, lakes and streams year round and have over 30 years combined experience fishing on the Kenai Peninsula. (907) 491-1018