Northbound Inside Passage Cruise


  • Cruise through the Wrangell Narrows taking in a small fishing community.
  • Anchor in a remote cove in Ketchikan and venture out on a kayak.
  • Be among a handful to visit one of the most majestic hidden Fjords in AK.
  • Get a good look at the Dawes Glacier.

Embark on this 14-day Alaska voyage through the famous Inside Passage with a cruise of British Columbia and the San Juan Islands. Accommodating just 32-passengers, the small ship, Island Spirit, provides a relaxed on-board atmosphere, ideal for cruising this remote and wild region.

Day 1

Embark in Seattle, Washington

Board the Island Spirit begins at 2:00pm. Cruising begins at 4:30pm wth a transit through the Seattle Locks. Enjoy a welcome aboard cocktail hour before your first delicious meal on board. Cruise tonight to Historic Coupeville, WA.

Day 2

  • Ship
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Coupeville, Washington

After breakfast visit Historic Coupeville for the morning. Return to board in time for lunch while the Island Spirit cruises to Friday Harbor, WA.

Days 3-4

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  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

At Sea

Depart this morning cruise from Washington and head Northbound through the inside passage through Canada.

Day 5

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  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Arrive Alaska

Enter back into US waters, anchoring in a small bay in Alaska.

Day 6

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  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Anchor in a remote cove, spending time kayaking and enjoying the area. Continue on to port in Ketchikan.

Day 7

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  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Behm Canal

Today cruise through the Behm Canal and Misty Fjords National Monument, a spectacular Alaskan cruising area. Visit Punchbowl cove for lunch. Tonight enjoy a peaceful evening at anchor.

Day 8

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  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Misty Fjords

Today continue cruising Misty Fjords National Monument area. Stop in a quiet little cover for afternoon kayaking if weather permits, and cruise to a quiet anchor.

Day 9

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  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Cruise this morning. Enjoy an afternoon visit to Wrangell and a thrilling Jet boat ride up the Stikine River all the while keeping an eye out for moose! Overnight in port in Wrangell.

Day 10

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  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


This morning cruise through the Wrangell Narrows – visit the quaint town of Petersburg, AK, a small fishing community. This afternoon anchor in a local bay for some Kayaking.

Day 11

  • Ship
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Dawes Glacier

Today visit the beautiful Endicott Arm and get a good look at the Dawes Glacier, from your own vessel, where you view spectacular calving. Watch for the seals that rest on the ice. Anchor tonight by Dawes Glacier.

Day 12

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  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Ford's Terror

This morning enter into a region that is some of the most scenic in the Tongass national forest. Enjoy a day in Ford’s Terror, with Skiff rides with your naturalist, or kayaking to watch nature at its best. Be among a handful to visit this Majestic Fjord, one of the most majestic hidden Fjords in AK.

Day 13

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  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Brunch in Ford's Terror

This morning you can enjoy kayaking and skiff rides. Have a leisurely brunch then depart Ford’s Terror at 11:30 am. This afternoon cruise to Juneau. Dinner aboard the Island Spirit at 6:30 pm.

Day 14

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Disembark in Juneau / Return Home

This morning enjoy your final breakfast aboard the Island Spirit at 8:30 am and then transfer to your hotel or airport.
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-Port fees, taxes, and permits are included.
-A fuel surcharge may be added due to fuel price volatility.
-All rates are quoted in USD and are based on double occupancy.
-Limited special single cabins available on first come first served basis for the same rate.
The exact cruise route and components may vary due to the Captains discretion. The Island Spirit always strives to provide the best trip available. Some things may change due to weather, wildlife, tour availability etc.