Moby Dick Hostel & Lodging

432 Third Avenue, Seward, Alaska, 99664, United States | Hostel
Prices starting from $22.00

Travel Blogs from Seward


A travel blog entry by pcorzine


After a lazy morning at the B&B, we packed up, left our bags downstairs and walked over to visit the sea life center in town. Not a huge place, mostly built with some of the funds that exon had to pay as a result of the Valdez spill. Saw all kinds of salmon, alive rather than on our plates, and seals and sea lions and birds. At 2 pm we boarded our ship. Process went much more quickly and more smoothly than we remembered from 25 years ago in Miami, although we did ...

Northwestern Fjord, Glaciers, Whales, and Orcas.

A travel blog entry by fcalaska

... at 6:00 pm, so to avoid any unpleasantness during nine hours of boating, we all took Dramamine after breakfast. As we exited the 'small boat harbor' of Seward into Resurrection Bay, we passed a cruise ship which had docked last night. Ships that cruise the Alaskan waters are not as large as those of the Caribbean and elsewhere, but this baby was still HUGH by any standard.

The first animal we saw was an Otter hanging out on its ...

A Day (a long one!) On The Water

A travel blog entry by pjnedry


... lot of time to get the boat back. The Captain 'gassed up' before returning to the dock, then they have to get the people off, then get the fish off. They have to be pushed up the ramp for photos the fileting. Then, the orders for processing, freezing, and shipping have to be completed--oh, and paid for!!

We didn't eat off site--we just ate the remaining lunch items from what we took on the boat--then crashed!

Once in a Lifetime Day in Kenai Fjords!

A travel blog entry by tuffychloe


... rocky hills!

Last animal I promise - birds! We saw kittiwakes, bald eagles, and my favorite puffins! The puffins are so cute and the have to flap their wings so hard to fly! The kittiwakes sit on the rock in their little 'kittiwake condos' all lined up together. Then another unusual site - kittiwakes attacking an eagle! They don't like eagles, so when the eagles come around sometimes they will fly down dive bombing the eagle. ...

The BIG Day!

A travel blog entry by vixenangel


... expecting 3-9 feet waves. Now that sounds like a lot and it is BUT we are also 10 stories high if not higher. 9 Feet waves would be large but they wouldn’t look that big to us. They would make the boat rock though, back and forth back and forth. Like that song Kate Winslet sings in Titanic. Up she goes Up she goes...Yup. It was a rough nigh and apparently many many people were sick.

I......Slept like a baby!


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This hostel, located on 432 Third Avenue, Seward, is near Kayak Adventures Worldwide, Adventure Sixty North, Crackerjack Sportfishing Charters, and Mt. Marathon.
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