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Monty Goes to College pt. 2 – Victim Loyalty
January 21, 2015

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Well I must say this last week in Utah at the Wasatch Backcountry Rescue International Dog School was quite a success. The adventures started with having a service dog in the airport, to flying in an AirMed helicopter to an avalanche scenario on the final day of class. Monty was ...Read More

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Safety First Kids
January 15, 2015

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Safety First! National Safety Month occurs every year in January. Many ski areas across the country participate in Safety Month to educate skiers and snowboarders about being safe, and to use common sense on the slopes. National Safety Month includes a poster drawing contest, a photo contest, and participating resorts also compete for ...Read More

Safety First Kids,

Monty Goes to College
January 13, 2015

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Alyeska’s youngest Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever Monty, has arrived in the great state of Utah where he will be joining other rescue dogs from all over the world for specialty training with Wasatch Backcountry Rescue search and rescue dog school. Wasatch Backcountry Rescue International Dog School is a four day ...Read More

Monty Goes to College,

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Glacier & Wildlife Cruises

Take a drive along one of the most acclaimed scenic highways in North America and then, leave the pavement behind. Set sail onto ocean waters with a scenic day cruise where you can experience the bluer side of Alaska. As there are many day glacier and wildlife cruises to choose from, we encourage guests to contact the Concierge team for recommendations.

All tours listed below can be booked with Alyeska's Concierge Desk: 907-754-2108. The Concierge Desk is located next to the Front Desk at The Hotel Alyeska.



National Park Tours      

Visit the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge, home to a large variety of seabirds and sea lions. This is a classic cruise to see Kenai Fjords.

  • Trip is six hours (110 miles round-trip)
  • Departure Option #1: 8 am; available May 18, 25 and 30, and through September 7
  • Departure Option #2: 11:30 am; available May 3- October 6
  • Departure Option #1: 3 pm; available May 31 - August 24
  • Hot lunch is served on the 8 am and 11:30 am departures
  • Salmon dinner is served while viewing a tidewater glacier on the 3 pm tour
  • The cruise can be combined with a scenic ride on the Alaska Railroad. Please inquire with Concierge
National Park Tour with Fox Island

The only scheduled departure to Aialik Glacier, the largest tidewater glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park! Cruise includes a light lunch and a grilled Alaskan aalmon dinner at a private day lodge on Fox Island.

  • Trip is 8.5 hours
  • Available from May 24 to September 7
  • Departs: 10 am 
Northwestern Fjord Cruise

For a full-day adventures, this cruise is a top choice. View tidewater glaciers, marine wildlife and seabirds!

  • Trips is 9.5 hours (150 miles round-trip by cruise)
  • Available May 24 to September 7
  • Departs: 9 am
  • Includes a light breakfast and hot lunch
Resurrection Bay Tours

Learn about the rich history of Resurrection Bay while viewing the jagged cliffs, seabirds, marine wildlife and alpine glaciers.

  • Trip is four to five hours
  • Departure #1: 12 pm (noon) includes a grilled salmon lunch on Fox Island (available May 19 to September 14)
  • Departure #2: 5:30 pm includes a grilled salmon dinner on Fox Island (available May 31 to August 24)
Gray Whale Watch Tour

Join this trip to witness a thousand-year tradition, the annual California gray whale migration. Cruise from Seward through Resurrection Bay to watch this epic journey.

  • Trip is four hours
  • Available March 24 to May 18 (exlduing May 12,14 and 16)
  • Departs: 12 pm (noon)

Offered by Kenai Fjords Tours 

The 26 Glacier Cruise

See 26 glaciers in one day!  The most luxurious high-speed catamaran in Alaska spanning 137 feet holding up to 342 passengers. Cruise through the calm and protected waters of Prince William Sound. Learn about the waters and landscape with the Park Ranger. Lunch served on-board, choice of sandwich, vegetarian or wild Alaskan cod. 

  • Trip is 5 hours (approximately 135 miles round trip)
  • Available from May 1 to September 30
  • Departs: 12:30 pm returning at 5:30 pm
  • Limited wheelchair access

Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise

This cruise takes you into the Kenai Fjords National Park and to the National Wildlife Refuge at the Chiswell Islands.  A uniformed National Park Ranger will narrate the trip, pointing out the massive tidewater glaciers, puffins, whales, sea otters, sea lion colonies, bird rookeries, eagles and much more.  Optional all-you-can-eat Alaska salmon and prime rib buffet.

  • Trip is 7.5 hours
  • Available from May 10 to September 14
  • Check in: 10:45 am for a 11:45am cruise departure
Kenai Fjords Resurrection Bay Wildlife Cruise

This cruise is narrated by a uniformed National Park Ranger, features massive bird rookeries, sea lion colonies, sea otters, eagles, whales, towering alpine, piedmont glaciers and more.  Optional all-you-can-eat Alaska salmon and prime rib buffet. 

  • Trip is six hours
  • Available from May 2 to September 20
  • Coincides with train schedule
  • Boat is a catamaran
Prince William Sound Glacier Cruise

This 100-foot boat holds up to 149 passengers.  Departing Whittier, this cruise features towering tidewater glaciers, spectacular waterfalls, beautiful scenery, and abundant wildlife including otters, eagles, seals and bird rookeries.  Enjoy the crackling ice of the massive glaciers in Prince William Sound.  They turn off the engines and float among the massive icebergs, allowing more opportunity for better viewing and photography.  Optional all-you-can-eat Alaska salmon and prime rib buffet. 

  • Trip is five hours
  • Available from May 17 to September 14
  • Check in: 12:15 pm for a 1:15 pm cruise departure
  • Coincides with train schedule

Offered by Major Marine Tours 



Or, call the Alyeska Concierge Desk at 907-754-2108.






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