Kenai Explorer

7 Days from Anchorage

From $2,179 plus $329 tax per person

The Kenai…This vacation is for guests who want to explore Alaska’s playground. With stops in Homer, Seward and Girdwood, this vacation allows time for exploration fo the area where Alaskans play.


  • Self – Drive: travel at your own pace
  • Full size car for six days
  • Kenai Fjords Dayboat Tour
  • Ididaride Sled Dog Tour
  • Spencer Glacier Float Trip
  • Anchorage, Homer, Seward, Alyeska, Anchorage

Day 1 – Anchorage

Upon arrival in Anchorage, pick up your full-size rental car with unlimited mileage and overnight. (We use full-size cars because they are very stable and can handle your luggage.).

Day 2 – Anchorage to Homer

You have the full day to enjoy the 225-mile drive to the picturesque town of Homer, at the “end of the road”. Enjoy the day as there is a lot to see on these scenic highways.

Day 3 – Homer

Today enjoy one of the many optional tourslike a half day halibut fishing excursion. For the non-fishermen you may choose from fly-out bear viewing, a day-cruise across Kachemak Bay, or strolling the beaches and shops.

Day 4 – Homer to Seward

Today you will drive 175 miles to Seward. The drive will give you time to revisit some of the places you missed on your drive to Homer. Today you can visit the Alaska SeaLife Center (included) and learn about the unique eco-systems of the area.

Day 5 – Seward Sightseeing

This morning depart on an exciting cruise of Kenai Fjords National Park. This tour will visit the glaciers and give you an opportunity to see the area’s wildlife. Lunch is included. This afternoon you enjoy a visit to dog kennels and a ride on a training sled.

Day 6 – Spencer Glacier Float Trip & Alyeska Resort

Depart Seward this morning for a short 65 mile to the Portage Train Depot. Here you board the Alaska Railroad and rail to Spencer Lake. Disembark and enjoy a day floating amongst icebergs before floating the Spencer River. You return to Portage and then drive 10 miles to Alyeska for the night.

Day 7 – Return to Anchorage and Depart

Today you drive back to Anchorage, returning your rental car and departing for home.


Departure Dates (2024) Double 3rd/4th Single
May $2,229 $779 $3,699
June 1 – August 31 $2,279 $779 $3,799
September $2,179 $779 $3,599
Taxes $329 $79 $579
* Prices are per person based on the occupancy shown.
* 3rd and 4th person rates are based on sharing with two full fare guests.
* All prices are in U.S. dollars.* Unless otherwise indicated, all rates shown are per person in U.S. Dollars, sharing double occupancy. All rates are subject to change.Unless otherwise indicated all tours are available for daily departure during the effective date range.We offer and strongly recommend travel insurance to protect your vacation. Click Here for details and to purchase.
Kenai Explorer

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Anchorage, AK: 61.216300, -149.895000
Homer, AK: 59.644100, -151.540000
Seward, AK: 60.104200, -149.443000
Alyeska, AK: 60.960800, -149.109000
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