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Scenic Tours near Seward, Alaska

We book many companies:  they all have one thing in common, to share the beauty and wonders of this wilderness.  All the tours are narrated by people well versed in the wildlife and history of the area.

Air Tours

Two ways to enjoy the view –  fixed wing AIRCRAFT flies you in and out of the back country or HELICOPTER up to a glacier overlooking Resurrection Bay paired with a dog sled ride!

Dogsled Tours

With two ways to enjoy dog sledding – on a glacier overlooking Resurrection Bay (helicopter ride included) or visit the Iditarod racing Seavey family’s dog kennels & IdidaRide Tour.

Kayaking

Options available for just about everyone! No Experience Necessary. Immerse yourself in nature. Wildlife & Glacier viewing from an engaging perspective. Overnight Expeditions are definitely on the list!

The Kenai Gold Prospector

A full day adventure combining our scenic float and an introduction to prospecting for gold.

  • 9 hours – $289 per person plus tax
  • Daily departures at 8 a.m.

The day begins at Prospector John’s with a short lesson to get you familiar with the sluice box and gold panning techniques… then we gear up and board the raft heading for a small stream that flows into the Kenai River.

There you and your guide walk a few hundred yards upstream to our chosen gravel bar and set up to find some gold. We never know what to expect for gold, sometimes it is, “WOW! Look what we got!”.And then there are other times, that aren’t so wow…

After you put the gold you have found into your poke, you walk back down to the river to rejoin the raft trip.

The scenic float continues through a section of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and not only shows off the beauty of the Upper Kenai River Valley but also all of it’s wildlife & abundant bird life. We often see moose or bear and almost always dall sheep and mountain goats on the ridges above the river. Eagle nests abound so it is a rare trip when we don’t see them – often young eagles are on the nest testing their wings in the middle of the summer…

This serene stretch of river is fun and safe for all ages & abilities. All gear is provided.

This tour is located in Cooper Landing, ~ 1 hr North of Seward, and is run by Alaska River Adventures.

The Upper Kenai Scenic Float
  • 3 hours – $64 per person plus tax 
  • Departs daily at 9 a.m., 2 p.m., and 6 p.m.

This guided river trip through the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge is our most popular trip. A serene float with a few spirited but safe rapids, it delivers scenery, wildlife and a sense of the history of the area.

You’ll enjoy the quiet serenity of the wilderness, learn a little of the history of the area as we float along, See the world famous combat fishing area where millions of salmon bring thousands of fishermen.

This tour is located in Cooper Landing, ~ 1 hr North of Seward, and is run by Alaska River Adventures.

Overnight Kayaking Trips

We are happy to arrange custom expeditions for you and your group, with or without support from our water taxi vessel at all price points. Owning our own water taxi platform allows us to greatly mitigate the cost of leading a trip for you. Additionally, we generally do not base camp, and this allows so much more flexibility on multi-day adventures. We are not bringing inflatable outhouses; we are making a dynamic voyage through the park systems with the interest in limiting impact at campsites and covering ground in a comfortable and safe manner. The scenery is always changing, and the adventure never stops!

Miller’s Landing is proud to host the largest variety of overnight kayaking expedition options in Seward, accessing the State or National Park systems for two days and one night, or much more! We work with custom requests daily and are capable of helping you plan your entire excursion whether we’re guiding it or not — for free.

We have guides from all backgrounds trained in the area by experienced certified instructors, all with medical training and registered with the state parks. Most importantly, our guides stay positive and have that infectious energy, always inspiring and driving the adventure forward! 

Our overnight kayaking trips are the highlight of most folks visit to Alaska. So take a look — whether it’s circumnavigating Seward and Resurrection Bay, staying at a wilderness lodge for the night and taking a water taxi home, or it’s spending a week kayaking between Northwestern Fjord and Aialik Bay, with water taxi support and food drops — we’ve got you and your interests covered.

Wildlife & Glacier Cruises

Journey into the Kenai Fjords National Park to view marine wildlife their natural  habitats. Take one of the Full Day Tours to witness the thundering of glaciers as they calve off into the ocean.

Fishing Adventures

Whether you prefer Saltwater to Shore Fishing or your an enthusiast of both, Miller’s Landing has options! We have a charter for everyone, even if you have little experience, we have charters that are great for any skill level.

Alaska Saltwater Tours: Captain's Choice Small Boat Tour

A smaller group alternative for those who want a more personal sightseeing cruise experience in Kenai Fjords National Park. No more than 16 people aboard on one of the 43′ Delta’s or a new 30′ fiberglass catamaran with only 6 people.