Travel Blogs from Seward
... had individual bucket chairs compared to the bench seats of the Major Marine Blackstone Bay boat.
We had really nice weather for the entire 8am to 2pm tour. We saw humpback mother and baby, plus a sea otter at very beginning of tour. During the tour saw porpoises, a couple more humpback whales in distance, sea lions, and many birds including puffins. We also ...
... were given the rundown on how to get the most from our great location. Many if us from our group opted to go on the short canoe ride on the lagoon before dinner. The staff recommended wearing their rubber boots and pants. We were all a sight to see. On the paddling tour of the lagoon we saw some beautiful birds as well as a young bald eagle and a seal. After our canoe trip all the guests congregated in the lodge for some good conversation, tasty drinks, ...
Day two found us boarding the "Stellar Sunrise" along wiht about 12 other passengers at 7:45 am and meeting deck hand Cory from Kansas and captain Tonya who didn't confess her origins but did mention that she captained charters in Maui when it wasn't tourist season in Alaska. Sounds like a pretty good job life!
We shoved off after the obligatory safety drill and ...
Drove down to Homer at the end of the Kenai Peninsular. It ws a pretty amazing place, you drive out onto a spit, which is a couple of miles long& there are shops everywhere, just tourist shops & pretty old, so had a walk around there. Most of these shops are only open for 3-4 months of th year. On the way back ...
... Wildlife Conservation Centre. (www.alaskawildlife.org) He we had a tour round the facilities and got to see the animals. The highlight for me were the bears, especially as there was no chance of seeing any wild bears as they had not woken up for spring. They also had moose, caribou. Elk, deer. Lynx, Bison, musk Ox a bald eagle and an owl. This facility is a non profit organisation dedicated to preserving Alaskas ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking