Seward Alaska Campground, Cabin, Fishing, Sea Kayaking, Tours

What to do in Seward

Kayaking to Caines Head State Park Hike Or Water taxi To Caines Head State Park: Caine's Head is a five mile coastal trail and was voted one of the top ten hikes in Alaska by Alaska Magazine.  This is a beautiful hike to a remote area, also accessible by boat or by water taxi at Miller's Landing (unless you hike the coastal trail on low tide).

 

 While hiking, you will often see salmon leaping, eagles soaring over you; sea lions, sea otters, and abundant marine life everywhere.

For more information on Caine's Head Hike CLICK HERE
For more trails in the Seward/Lowell Point area CLICK HERE

Visit the Kenai Fjords National Park: This is the highlight of the Seward area. Explore the waters in the park by tour boat. Watch for whales, marine wildlife, colorful seabirds, and spectacular glaciers calving - up close. Tours are narrated, and meals are included on these comfortable heated, full walk-around deck cruising boats.
Visit the Alaska Sealife Center
 For more information on the Kenai Fjords tours CLICK HERE
 For Information On Major Marine Tours CLICK HERE
 For Information On Renown Tours CLICK HERE
 For Information On Miller's Landing Small Boat Tours CLICK HERE

Visit The Alaska Sealife Center: See sea life up close; visit research and rehabilitation areas for marine wildlife; 15 aquariums for viewing; see puffins, sea lions, and other marine wildlife. A unique blend of research, rehabilitation, and education takes place in this state-of-the-art facility. Watch Stellar sea lions and river otters play; see harbor seals, walrus and puffins, and beautiful sea birds. The Sealife Center is just 2 1/2 miles from Miller's Landing.
For Information On Alaska SeaLife Center CLICK HERE

Stay for the sunset in Kenai Fjords National Park. Photo by Steve Visit Exit Glacier:  Learn about the geology and natural history of Kenai Fjords National park.  Enjoy a walking tour along the Park's nature trails to the face of the glacier. Friendly knowledgeable Park tour guides escort you on this nature tour.

The valley handles the waters of Resurrection River plus the run-off from the glacier and the gravel bed can be completely covered with water during spring thaw!  Exit Glacier originates in the Harding Icefield - the largest icefield in the US -  and it has repositioned itself over the years.

For more information on Exit Glacier CLICK HERE

Take Out a rental Boat: Cruise Resurrection Bay on your own with your family in Miller’s Landing skiffs with outboards on them, or go fishing! We have pole rentals too! For more information  CLICK HERERent a kayak or boat from Miller's Landing

Go Kayaking: Miller’s Landing has kayak rentals for experienced kayakers and kayak lessons for those who want to learn. We recommend three major Kayak guides and outfitters and We also Can Make Reservations and Provide Information On All Kayaking Daytrips or Overnight Trips: Choose from 3 major kayaking outfitters: Alaska Kayak Camping Company; or Sunny Cove Kayaking (both operating on Lowell Point, next to Miller's Landing) or the Beautiful Kayaker's Cove Wilderness Lodge.. we provide water taxi transportation there. Take a guided kayak trip with Miller's Landing guidesWe also do kayak drop-offs with our charter boat to the Aialik Bay area of the Kenai Fjords and the Northwestern Arm area. Full day trips, half day trips, overnight and multi day trips are available. Experience Alaska by paddling amongst whales, sea lions, sea otters and more. See beautiful Kayaker's s Cove, Caines Head State Park, Spawning Salmon Streams at Thumb Cove and Tonsina Beach. Fox Island and Aialik Bay of the lovely Kenai Fjords are favorite kayaking trips too, and you can even paddle from Miller's Landing to the Alaska SeaLife Center! For more information  CLICK HERE


Go On A Fishing Charter!: Miller's Landing has two fishing charter boats readyTake time for a Fishing Charter to go every day for halibut and salmon.  We are the only outfit that has a lifelong Alaskan homesteader as your Captain, who is very knowledgeable and familiar with the surrounding waters. Enjoy Mike's homesteading tales and appreciate his knowledge of fishing! Heated comfortable boats with all gear and full electronics (bathroom too) are awaiting you. We specialize in private charters with six or less, but can take larger groups. If our boats are already full, we can recommend several good fishing boats that may have openings. Ask about our discounted prices for children and early booking discounts.! For more information  CLICK HERE

Take the Miller’s Landing Water Taxi:  Explore Remote Hiking, Fishing, Kayaking and Camping areas only accessible by water. Visit our water taxi section of the website for ideas on destinations. The water taxi leaves Miller’s Landing every two hours. Or, just ride the water taxi around for a great view of the bay!
For more information  CLICK HERE

Shore fishing - if it's all new to you, we have Guided Shore Fishing Go on our 4 hour Early Morning or 4 Hour Evening Sightseeing Cruise of Resurrection Bay:  This runs from 6 AM to 10 AM or from 5 PM to 9 PM 
For more information  CLICK HERE

Fish off the beach for salmon:  Try Tonsina Beach or just out in front of Lowell Point for good results. The Lowell Point waterfall is another good area for king salmon!  Miller’s Landing staff will be happy to help you with where to fish and how to rig up your line.

We also have Guided Shore Fishing Tours, your guide knows all the 'sweet spots' around the bay and will be happy to share them with you. For more information  CLICK HERE

 

Tour the bay from the air   Go flightseeing to Johnstone Bay:  Enjoy a day hiking, camping, kayaking, fishing, flying over glaciers in a floatplane, landing in a glacier fed lake and paddling among the icebergs in a kayak. It will be the highlight of your entire Alaskan Holiday! For more information  CLICK HERE

Visit Godwin Glacier:  This is the adventure of a lifetime! Take a beautifully breathtaking narrated tour over the lovely Kenai Fjords in a helicopter, and then... land on Godwin Glacier (inaccessible other than by air). Meet Iditarod Dog Racing Mushers and visit their dog team operations. Then go on a Dog Mushing Ride on the Glacier! Miller's Landing will make your reservations for you at no extra cost. For more information  CLICK HERE
Go up on Godwin Glacier via helicopter and take a dogsled ride
Visit the Seavey's Iditarod Racing Team Summer Dog Meet the Seavey's future sledders and dog teamsSled Rides and Iditarod Sled Dog Tours:  Take a look behind the scenes at Mitch Seavey's Iditarod Racing Kennel where 60 sled dogs are undergoing training for future Iditarod races. The enthusiasm of the huskies will delight you as each one is harnessed and brought to the team. Their power and spirit will amaze you. Step aboard their custom wheeled sleds and your real Alaskan adventure begins. Your musher will discuss training and racing techniques along the trail. A visit into the puppy kennels will allow for great photo ops and a chance to cuddle an adorable husky pup. Stand on the runners of a winter sled and try on the actual racing gear as your guide imparts fascinating information about all aspects of mushing. Imagine yourself in the mukluks of the men and women who master the most physically and mentally demanding sport known to man. All tours are guided by Iditarod and Junior Iditarod racers.  Miller's Landing will make your reservations for you at no extra cost.  Seavey's Ididaride starting out for Seward, Exit Glacier then lunch by the Resurrection RiverFor more information  CLICK HERE

Go On the Real Alaska Tour With The Seavey's: Spend a day exploring the best of Seward by land. A short drive will bring you to the Seavey Homestead where three generations of Seavey's race and train sled dogs. Experience the thrill of mushing through the forest behind a team of world class sled dogs. Learn why the Iditarod truly is "The Last Great Race on Earth". Puppies eagerly await your arrival.

A hearty lunch will be served at nearby Resurrection Roadhouse before heading out to Exit Glacier, a major attraction of the Kenai Fjords National Park. Enjoy a short guided walk along the nature trail that takes you to the face of the glacial ice. Keep a lookout for mountain goats, moose or a bear high up on the mountainside. Your next stop is the Alaska SeaLife Center. A unique blend of research, rehabilitation and education takes place in this state-of-the-art facility. Watch Stellar sea lions, river otters, harbor seals, walrus and puffins play. Lastly, take in the local sights and history as your tour guide takes you through Seward before returning to your hotel, ship, or the Alaska Railroad Depot. Miller's Landing can make all your reservations for the Real Alaskan Tour.  For more information  CLICK HERE
 

Photo courtesy Alaska Railroad Ride the Alaska Railroad Coastal Classic Train from Seward to Anchorage: This is listed in many of the well known tour guides as one of the best trips in Alaska for viewing wildlife and scenery. Miller's Landing can make all your reservations and answer your questions about this fascinating ride.  For more information  CLICK HERE

Participate in the Annual Seward Salmon Derby: It is one of the largest sporting events in Alaska. It is held over 9 days (begins the second weekend in August and lasts for 9 days.). The Derby has been going on for over 4 decades. There are more than $250,000 in prizes for the Derby, including $10,000 in cash for the largest fish. Also part of the Derby are the sought-after tagged silver salmon worth as much as $100,000. Prizes are sponsored by merchants and the Chamber Of Commerce. Miller's Landing is donating $2000 in prizes for the Derby. The town fills up fast for the Derby so make reservations! Boat rentals, full and half day salmon charters, water taxi services to remote fishing sites, and Derby tickets are all available at Miller's Landing. Many of the winning fish over the years have been caught right from the Miller's Landing area on Lowell Point. Please email us at Miller's Landing for more information about the Seward Silver Salmon Derby.

Then there's the Annual Seward Jackpot Halibut Tournament: The Seward Jackpot Halibut Tournament will take place starting on May 15th and ending on August 1 for a total of eleven weeks. Prizes are sponsored by various merchants and the Seward Chamber of Commerce. This is a growing event, drawing sport fishermen from all over Alaska and other states to compete in fishing for the largest halibut. There are over $20,000 in prizes to the top finishers, with a weekly prize list that is a constant source of interest and excitement to anglers. Prizes are donated by local businesses. This year Miller's Landing has donated over $2000 in prizes and is a Platinum Sponsor for the Jackpot Halibut Derby. Miller's Landing will be selling the Derby tickets at their campground store. Please email us at Miller's Landing for more information about the Seward Jackpot Halibut Derby

What about the Mount Marathon Race and 4th of July Festivities?: Seward goes all out on the 4th of July with parades, festivities, greased pole contests, bands, contests, and their famous Mount Marathon Race. This is a grueling test for athletes to the top of Mount Marathon (elevation 3,022 feet) and back down. The descent is so steep that it's part run, part jump, and part slide. The race attracts competitors from all over the world, and thousands of spectators line the route each year. 
For more information on the 4th Festivities and the Mount Marathon Race CLICK HERE

OTHER HELPFUL INFORMATION ON HIKING, CAMPING & FISHING:
Kenai Fjords National Park Local Information Line: (907) 224-2132 or Their web site CLICK HERE
Chugach National Forest Local Information Line: (907) 224-3374 or Their web site CLICK HERE
Find out When Fish are In Resurrection Bay
What's that fish?  Fish ID & Regs

Miller's Landing hopes to make your stay as memorable as possible. Please feel free to contact us by email or phone for any questions you may have. Our friendly staff can assist you in planning the perfect charter, outing, hike, kayak trip, water taxi, or tour.

Let Us Make The Reservations For You! We Can Book All Tours In Seward For You And Most Major Tours In Denali, Homer, Kenai, Anchorage, Whittier, Valdez, Juneau, Glacier Bay, Talkeetna, Etc. Also Lodging For Most Major Hotels.