Gold Panning - The Best Gold Panning Activity in Seward, Alaska!

Adult: $30*       Child: $30*

Group: $25 ea. for Families of 4 or more

*All prices are subject to change based on guest size, specials, and may not include tax

Watch a gold panning demonstration and learn to pan for gold near their stream. They pan rain or shine in elevated troughs under their rustic timber framed and canvas covered panning area with proven pay dirt so there is a possibility of everyone finding a little of AK Gold and more! Learn how to pan, searching for not only gold but semi-precious stones that they also find from time to time including Red Jasper, Hemalyke, Fluorite, Quartz, Amethyst, Red Agate, Tourmaline, and Garnet. All the semi-precious stones are indigenous to Alaska. They find that adults and kids love this activity in their outdoor setting. So, go on out, learn some interesting history, learn how to work a pan and maybe find a few pieces of gold and more while making lasting memories.

  • Possibility of finding gold
  • Possibility of finding precious stones
  • Fun for adults and kids
  • Equipment provided
  • Great after dinner option

Available: Daily

10 am, 2 pm, 4:30 pm and (6:30 pm by appointment)


$55.00 + tax for 1 gallon bag of dirt

$135.00 + tax for 5-gallon bag of dirt

Alaska SeaLife Center -

Adult: $29.95* (13+)    Senior: $25.95 (65+)   Child: $17.95 (4-12) (3 and under are free)

*All prices are subject to change based on guest size, specials, and may not include tax

Experience an array of Alaskan Species at the Alaska Sealife Center in Seward, Alaska. Animals that may be seen include Marine Mammals such as Sea Lions, various birds, fish, and an assortment of invertebrates. This center is well known for rescue and rehabilitation for animals in need. The Sea Life center is a must-see, especially for those looking to interact with some of the marine life in Alaska. The center generates and shares scientific knowledge to promote understanding and stewardship or Alaska's marine ecosystems. We do hope you visit this Alaskan treasure in hopes of enjoying a marine life Alaskan adventure. 

  • Tours Available by Reservation
  • Cafe and Gift Shop
  • Fun for adults and kids
  • Very Educational
  • Offers a large variety of Alaskan Species 

Available: Daily

  • February 27 - May 25, 2017

10 am - 5pm

  • May 26 - September 3, 2017

Friday - Saturday - Sunday--------- 8 am - 9 pm

Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday - Thursday --------- 9 am - 9 pm