Alaska Tour Adventures

Experienced Alaska Ferry Reservations Agent

Cabins

Staterooms- 4 berth:
0
Staterooms- 3 berth:
0
Staterooms- 2 berth:
0
ADA Staterooms- 4b:
0
ADA Staterooms- 2b:
0
 
Total Staterooms:
0
Total Berths:
0

 

Vehicles & Crew

Crew Capacity:
24
Passenger Capacity:
300
Vehicle Capacity (ft.):
680
Vehicle Quantity:
34
 
Van Quantity:
8

 

Statistics

Year Built: 1977
Length (ft.):
235
Beam (ft.):
57
Displacement (LT):
2,132
Loaded Draft:
13'-10.88"
Service HP:
4,300
Service Speed (kn):
14.5
Domestic Tons:
1,280
International Tons:
3,124

   

Aurora Overview

The MV Aurora is named after the Aurora Glacier, located in Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve. The glacier was named by prospectors after the Aurora Borealis, aurora means 'the dawn' in Greek. The vessel was designed by Nickum & Spalding Associates of Seattle, Washington and constructed at Peterson Builders, Inc. in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin in 1977. The small size of this vessel enables it to provide service to smaller communities along our route.

Vessel Information

MV Aurora is 235 feet long and 57 feet wide, with a domestic gross tonnage of 1,280 and a service speed of 14.5 knots. The MV Aurora is designed to carry 250 passengers and has a vehicle capacity of 660 linear feet, which is equal to approximately 33 twenty-foot vehicles. View our Vessel Information Table for more statistical information.

Onboard Amenities

The MV Aurora onboard amenities include observation lounges with comfortable chairs, a covered heated solarium, a cafeteria-style restaurant, a movie lounge, and showers. Fresh towels are available upon request for a small fee. Coin operated ice machines and microwaves are also available. Click on the image to start a slideshow of all deck plans on the MV Aurora.

 

 

 

 

 

Company Info:

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Contact Us:

PO Box 306
Leavenworth, WA 98826

Company Websites:
www.alaskatouradventures.com
www.alaskaferryreservations.com

509-433-1329 Reservations

Alaska Network:

Our Fees:

Our fees are simple and reasonable. It's important to us that you get the help you need while traveling in Alaska.

Reservations:  $49  Flat Fee
Min Fee:  $20  (short sailings)