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Seward Boat Harbor

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Address: Seward, AK 99664
Phone Number: +1 907-224-3138
08:00 - 17:00
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Something for everybody!

Seward Harbor has something for all ages. The scenery is amazing! There are a variety of shops and eateries. It is fun to see the boats come in at the end of the day and see... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Tyndall, South Dakota
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Tyndall, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Seward Harbor has something for all ages. The scenery is amazing! There are a variety of shops and eateries. It is fun to see the boats come in at the end of the day and see what the charters have produced - halibut, salmon, ling cod, and rock fish. The museum is an added bonus.

Thank rustyroland
Lawrence, Kansas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting to walk thru and see all the different types of water craft. Of course the tour boats leave from this harbor. Take a tour.

Thank spencers1621
Hilliard, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must trip for a developmental biologist, just bring your sea legs. Halibut don't care whose line they bite. I pulled in quota on Halibut and bonus rock fish before the rolling sea took my lunch.

Thank eatm0rebeef
Oak Ridge, Tn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in Seward you must visit the Harbor. You can see private and commercial fishing vessels, US Coast Guard ships, and all sorts of other watercraft. In the evening we saw an otter entertaining himself eating clams, cracking them on his belly as he swam on his back. Some of the fishing crews were with their ships and... More 

Thank Bryan L
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I spent ages trying to photograph sea otters at a distance from a boat and then a local told me that they are always in Seward Harbour. The fisherman throw fish to them and they float around on their backs posing for photographs. Wish I'd know that sooner.

Thank bettybamalam
Worcester, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

The boats tied up at the docks were really a sight to be seen. There is also a deep warter port for cruise ships to go to, but none were there while we were. Plenty of sea otters and ducks swimming too.

Thank LaurenceJ
Hamilton, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We only had a minimum time to spend in Seward and explored the harbor area which was very practical and sensible to admit cruise ships and their passengers

Thank MississaugaTEACHER
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Beautiful harbour, lots of sea otters which are very comical little characters, could watch them for hours. The boat harbour is easily accessible and an interesting place to wander around.

Thank Lisa G
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Seems like the cruise ships dock on one side of this marina and on the other side (a 15 minute flat walk) is where all of the tourist shops and operaters work from. All the whale watching boats seem to leave from in the marina or as they call it Small Boat Harbour.

Thank crxus
Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

It's basically the heart of Seward with little tourist shops up and down the harbor. There are some pretty big tour boats here and we got to see a few seals playing along the docks. Nice picturesque area that screams you're in Alaska.

Thank ksmiley28

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