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Seward Wilderness Hiking provided by Kenai Backcountry Adventures

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Seward Wilderness Hiking

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2 adults
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Departure Point
Alaska Coastal Explorer, 1300 4th Ave, Seward, AK 99664, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Round-trip transport from Seward by tour van
  • Lunch (deli wraps, granola bar, piece of fruit)
  • Professional backcountry wilderness guide
  • Interpretive guided hiking
  • Pickup and drop-off near cruise ship dock
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • What To Bring: Sturdy, well broken-in hiking boots or shoes. Waterproof rain jacket. Clothes for dressing in layers; dress for current weather conditions. Camera, sunglasses, sunscreen, bug spray, water bottle and any personal items.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Infant meals not included
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A maximum of 12 people per booking, with options to accommodate large groups, please inquire with operator directly
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Oversized or excessive luggage may have certain restrictions, please inquire with the operator prior to travel to confirm if your luggage is acceptable
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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DLPrattCA wrote a review Sep 2019
Alameda, California25 contributions10 helpful votes
This company arranged a nice hiking outing for us. The guide (Todd) showed up on time and met us right at the cruise terminal. He was very knowledgeable, had a route picked out for our skill level, and was fun to hike with. If you are looking for an alternative to a cruise
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Date of experience: August 2019
Marilyn B wrote a review Sep 2019
8 contributions5 helpful votes
We arrived by ship and the available shore excursions were either boring or overpriced. Instead, we booked a hike through Kenai Backcountry and had a great time. Our guide met us at the ship and we went for a hike at the Exit Glacier. Our guide was prompt, informative, and very
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Date of experience: August 2019
Lana wrote a review Jul 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
My mom and I visited Seward last week. We knew we wanted to take a wilderness hike but didn't know when. We wanted to wait until we arrived to see weather and find out the plans of the other travelers we were with. With that being said, at the last minute we contacted Kenai
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Date of experience: July 2019
Tor wrote a review Jul 2019
5 contributions2 helpful votes
Mom and I went on a day hike up the mountain overlooking Seward, took all day but the views were well worth it! We got plenty of great photos and got to see all the different terrain types going up. It was a difficult hike but not bad compared with the half marathon we had
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Date of experience: June 2019
Margaret wrote a review Aug 2018
Chicago, Illinois28 contributions9 helpful votes
On August 8th my husband and I went on the Seward Wilderness hike with Isaac. It was a great hike and wonderful day. Isaac was very knowledgeable about the local envirnment including plant life and animals. The hike included both forest and beach. The lunch that was provided
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Date of experience: August 2018
About the operator

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By: Kenai Backcountry Adventures
Bucket List Trip!!!!
This trip was just plain fantastic! I think the trip is not for everyone as the company, Kenai Backcountry Adventu
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An epic adventure thanks to outstanding guides with intimate knowledge of the Kenai backcountry
Review of Kenai Mountains & Glaciers Base Camp First remember this is Alaska and the weather will always be a facto
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Great experience, great guide!
We went on a hike to exit glacier with Isaac. Glacier was an incredible experience! Isaac was very knowledgeable,
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Remote bear trip to Lake Clark NP
From the first phone call/email, founder Kyle was incredibly flexible, forthcoming and friendly. We wanted to do th
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Not to be missed adventure
We are not experienced hikers but under the capable guidance of Todd we felt we could take on the world. Commencing
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Fantastic trekking adventure
Todd and Katie were absolutely superb. Just perfect. This is a moderately strenuous hike, which could be very dange
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This is a MUST-DO in Kenai Fjords NP!! Highlight of our 2 week Alaskan trip!
I cannot recommend this trip, and specifically KBA, strongly enough. This was the one excursion that I did not pla
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Steve W
Amazing experience, our top adventure while in Alaska
We loved our hike up the Exit Glacier with Kenai Backcountry Adventures. Kyle and Isaac were both very friendly as
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An experience that made the trip to Alaska
A truly exceptional experience which sealed the Alaska trip for us. The scenery was stunning, the glacier itself ma
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Terrific glacier hike with kids!
This was great! We hiked about 1300 foot at Exit Glacier, put on crampons, harnesses, and helmets, and then climbed
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The best adventure we had in Alaska
The Exit Glacier hike was incredible. My family and I (wife, 21 year old daughter, and 14 year old son) wanted som
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Great Backcountry Trip BUT Beware of the No Refund Policy
The Backcountry portion of the trip through the Alaskan Mountain Range was incredible. The scenery was second to n
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Elaina R
Hiking on Harding Ice Field with a guide was a once in a lifetime experience.
Kenai Backcountry adventures was a professional company with very experienced guides. They communicated with me wel
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Backcountry Adventure in Lake Clark National Park
A phenomenal trip - 5 days of alpine hiking, glacier hiking, exploring ice caves, swimming in really cold water and
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Epic Adventure!
Based on other reviews I knew my family would enjoy this glacier hike. But I had no idea how much of an exciting ad
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
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