Resurrection Bay

Sea-lions at the entrance into Resurrection Bay
Photo by: Alaskan Dude, Creative Commons

The world-renowned visitor spot called Resurrection Bay lies on the Kenai Peninsula in Alaska. Usually, people can drop by the spot during cruises and kayak trips on the Seward. Going on a tour boat trip to navigate along the Resurrection Bay is one of the most adventurous things to try out while you are in Seward. There are many tour organizers who are able to put up several trips to the bay and to the nearby fjords. Of all the variety of possible trip themes in the Resurrection Bay, the most popular includes the marine wildlife tour.

Enjoyed by travelers of all ages, the marine wildlife tour is comprised by a serene voyage thru the bay while waiting for the appearance of the three whale types that live in the area. Visitors are often humbled by the presence of humpback whales and orcas. Aside from the huge whales, there are other sea creatures that can be spotted, including sea lions. If you look up the sky, a nice view of the hawks and other seabirds await you. Indeed it is one very vivid presentation of a great marine life.

A satisfying trip usually takes an entire day to enjoy. Such trips include a visit to other famous landmarks and sightseeing spots in Alaska including the different glaciers (Holgate Glacier, Bear Glacier, and the Davidson Glacier), a short trip to the Chiswell Island where you can interact with seabirds and a multitude of sea lions. But for people who do not have the luxury of time to spend an entire day, the Resurrection Bay can still be enjoyed thru half-day tours that lets you enjoy its coasts and depending on the time and weather conditions, the trip usually extends to the vicinity of Rugged Island. A tour itinerary may differ from one another, so make sure that you pick something that you feel like doing depending on your schedule and budget.

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