Part of the
Hurtigruten Group

Fort Seward Town Package

Excursion

Free

Duration
2h35
Season
Available all year
Min. number
0 travellers
Booking code
INCL-HNS1

Explore Fort William H. Seward and discover a variety of historical buildings, exhibits, and artifacts.
  • Learn about the fascinating history and culture of gold rush Alaska, the Łingít tribe, and Haines.

  • Walk through an outdoor art exhibit, see historic buildings, and visit the Alaskan Indian Arts Center.

  • Replenish your energy along the way at a refreshment station, which offers hot and cold drinks.

  • Deepen your understanding of Alaskan history at each station with the help of knowledgeable guides.


A historic fort 

Find your way through Fort William H. Seward and interact with locals at four interpretive stations, each highlighting a distinct part of Alaskan history and culture. Along the route, you’ll find a walk-through art exhibit, along with the Alaska Indian Arts Center and buildings found on the National Register of Historic Places. Admire totem poles, a replica Łingít long house, old military equipment, and more.

*While we're excited to share the unique flavours of this region with you, it’s important to note that allergy awareness and hygiene standards can vary widely across the world. The local community providing food for this tour may not be as familiar with allergy concerns or preparation standards as suppliers in your home country or the expert chefs onboard our ships. As a precaution, we advise anyone with a severe food allergy to contact a member of the onboard Expedition Team before booking this excursion.

Practical information

  • Included: water, smoked salmon for tasting, a map and interpretive stations. 

  • Remarks/requirements: Please wear warm, waterproof layers and comfortable walking shoes. Restrooms are available at the beginning of the tour.

  • Language: English 

  • Walking information: Involves moderate physical activity on gentle terrain, including some gentle inclines and declines. Approx. 0.6 miles of walking in total.

  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes

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