Even though Exit Glacier is a short ride from Seward and is very popular with novice riders - sudden weather changes, equipment breakdowns, or encounters with wildlife can turn a short ride into a long day. Being prepared for emergencies is especially critical when enjoying the Alaskan winter:
Did You Know?
“Killer whales” or orcas are actually quite friendly and often inquisitive about humans. In fact, the group of “resident killer whales” pictured here feeds entirely on fish. Only “transient killer whales” eat marine mammals. No wild killer whale has ever hurt a human being.