Things to Do
Things to Do on the Kenai Peninsula

Let the Nauti Otter recommend some amazing things to do around Seward. We offer additional excursions to fit your individual needs and budget. Check out what else the Kenai Peninsula and Seward has to offer! The Nauti Otter will help you design your perfect adventure. Leave it to the Nauti Otter to book your excursions!

Guided Hiking

Hike with a local! Seward Guided Hikes offers a variety of hikes throughout Seward and surrounding areas. We share Seward’s history, local stories, wilderness facts and respect for our environment.

Kenai Fjord Tours

Kenai Fjord Tours has been providing a variety of cruises in the Seward area for decades. Book with them and enjoy whale-watching tours, glacier dinner cruises, or tours of Kenai Fjords National Park. Best of all, when you book your tour through the Nauti Otter, you'll save 10-15%. Contact us for more information.

Guide to Hiking on the Kenai Peninsula

The Kenai Peninsula has some of the best hiking trails in Alaska. Check our our Guide to Hiking on the Kenai Peninsula for detailed descriptions of some of our favorite Kenai Peninsula hikes.

Alaska Sea Life Center

Visit the only aquarium in Alaska! Availability is limited and you must make a reservation . Prices may vary and are subject to change .

Glacier Exploration

Free Take a short hike to the face of Exit Glacier. Choose to take a guided trip with an Alaskan Park Ranger as they educate you on glacial activity. This is a phenomenal hike to a breathtaking glacier. Click below for additional Exit Glacier Information.

Ice Climbing on a Glacier

The ultimate adrenaline rush!!! This tour is 4-6 hours and is fully guided with expert ice climbers as your guide. Once in a life time experience! Prices may vary and are subject to change .

Salmon Fishing in the Bay

Test your skills as an Alaskan angler as you "Snag for Salmon" in Resurrection Bay. This is a unique technique used by locals. After you catch and clean your fish, bring it to the Nauti Otter and prepare your catch in one of the two fully-stocked kitchens. Prices may vary and are subject to change .

Ice Hiking on a Glacier

Strap on your cramp-ons (spikes) and head to Exit Glacier. This is a 4-6 hour guided trek on the glacier where you will experience an adrenalin rush of peeking down deep crevaces of the glacier and viewing waterfalls within the glacier. Prices may vary and are subject to change .

Salmon Weir Visit

Visit the local salmon weir and witness the salmon as they "fly" out of the water and up the waterfall to reach their spawning grounds. This is a great opportunity to see bears.

Scenic Float Trip

This adventure would be a great day trip out of Seward or you could hit this hot spot on your way from Anchorage to Seward. It is just 45 minutes from Seward or 15 minutes from the main highway you are traveling from Anchorage to Seward . This is a beautiful 3-4 hour scenic rafting trip down the gorgeous glacier fed Kenai River in Cooper Landing.

Zipline Adventure

Enjoy an adredaline riddled three-hour ecoadventure canopy tour in the northernmost pacific temperate rain forest. Reach speeds of up to 35 mph while soaring above an alpine lake and lush forest.

Wildlife Conservatory

If you don't get to view all of the wildlife Alaska has to offer, you will get to observe them in the Alaska Wildlife Conservatory. View all of the animals native to Alaska. Bears, Musk Ox, Eagles, Caribou, Moose and more! The conservatory is located over an hour away from Seward. You will want to visit it on your way to/from Seward from Anchorage.

Night Life

Mingle with the locals at karaoke or listen to live music at one of the bars in town. Leave a dollar bill on the ceiling of the Yukon Bar, enjoy a "Duck Fart" at Tony's, pile into a cab at 2am and head to the Pit Bar where you can party it up with locals.

Half Day Kayaking Adventure

Helicopter and Glacier Kayaking

Helicopter over the bay and mountains and kayak around ice bergs in the pristine lagoon of Bear Glacier.

Helicopter to Mt. Marathon

Take a thrilling ride in a helicopter to the top of the famous Mt. Marathon. Pack a picnic and have a lunch with the most amazing view of Seward and Resurrection Bay, then hike down. Or, if you choose to hike up the mountain, schedule them to pick you up at the top. $ 75 per person (Occupancy 3) Prices may vary and subject to change .

Helicopter Tour and Dogsledding

Helicopter to Godwin Glacier for a 25 minute dog sled ride. Click on the link for details and pricing..

Horseback Riding

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Tidal Pool Exploration

Explore the beaches of Lowell Point during low tide and discover sealife such as starfish, sea urchins, jellyfish and other sea creatures. The most beautiful view in Seward! Lots of eagles and wildlife!
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