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The Sea Bird & Sea Lion Guests exercising on the deck of the Sea Bird & Sea Lion. Guest getting reading for a zodiac trip. Guests viewing off the bow of the Sea Bird & Sea Lion. Sea Bird & Sea Lion's luxurious meals in the dining room. Dining Room Enjoy the company Comfortable Cabins
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$10,900
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A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii

15 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • Sail into deep fjords & channels
  • Encounter & observe varied wildlife
  • Visit Haida Gwaii
  • Kayak in Misty Fjord's backwaters
Explore the Inside Passage, coastal British Columbia, and Haida Gwaii on this two week cruise onboard the Sea Bird. Enjoy visits to Glacier Bay National Park, Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve, Misty Fjords, and Tracy Arm. View the pristine wilderness of this region and search for wildlife.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Alaska, Canada, North America, Pacific Northwest, United States, Alert Bay, Ford's Terror, Glacier Bay National Park, Haida Gwaii National Reserve, Inian Islands, Johnstone Strait, Masset, Misty Fjords National Wilderness, Petersburg, San Juan Islands, Seattle, Sitka, Tracy Arm
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Following dolphins across the ocean in a zodiac.
$10,900
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Baja California: A Remarkable Journey

15 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • See gray, sperm, blue & fin whales
  • Hike islands of the Sea of Cortez
  • Snorkel among playful sea lions
  • Learn photo techniques from experts
Join a comprehensive 15-day photo expedition exploring both the Pacific side of Baja California and the islands in the Sea of Cortez. Venture into the gray whale lagoons for up-close encounters, and then spend ample time exploring the Sea of Cortez and all its marine mammals.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Central America & Mexico, Mexico, Bahia Magdalena, Isla Espiritu Santo, Isla Los Islotes, Isla Santa Catalina, La Paz, Laguna San Ignacio, Los Cabos, Puerto San Carlos
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A gray whale surprises a zodiac
$6,590
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Baja California: Among the Great Whales

8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • See California gray whales up close
  • Spend three days at Bahia Magdalena
  • Hike desert islands and sand dunes
  • See Baja California undersea
Enter the California gray whale birthing lagoons of Bahia Magdalena for close encounters with these gentle giants, a rare privilege in the natural world. Plus explore the islands dotting the azure Sea of Cortez, one of the best places to see marine mammals.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Central America & Mexico, Mexico, Bahia Magdalena, Gorda Banks, Isla Espiritu Santo, Isla Los Islotes, La Paz, Land's End
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Kayaking Tracy Arm Fjord in Tongass National Forest.
$8,990
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Big Picture Alaska

11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • Raft the Chilkat Eagle Preserve
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • Search for humpback whales
  • Learn about Tlingit heritage
Focus on Southeast Alaska with a 11-day photo expedition among its islands, channels, and glacial fjords that includes three national parks and a slice of small town life. Shoot with and benefit from top photographers and daily outings that make the most of photogenic Alaska. Kayak, hike & see the wildlife and glaciers for which Alaska is famed.
Activities: Biking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Behm Canal, Chichagof Island, Glacier Bay National Park, Haines, Icy Strait, Ketchikan, Misty Fjords National Wilderness, Petersburg, Sitka, Tracy Arm
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Scenic Landscape
$4,750
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Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes

7 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • Bike or walk along the river
  • Zodiak or kayak the Palouse River
  • Jet boat through Hells Canyon
  • Explore the Lewis & Clark Refuge
Each 7-day sailing along the Columbia and Snake Rivers is crafted to offer a panoramic experience of the region's history, harvests, and landscapes. Expect daily discoveries and up-close encounters with the beauty and richness of the region.
Activities: Biking, Kayaking, River Cruise, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Places: North America, Pacific Northwest, United States, Astoria, Clarkston, Columbia River Gorge, Hood River, Portland, The Dalles
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A gray whale spy-hops near the zodiac
$5,990
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Whales & Wilderness: Spring in the Sea of Cortez

8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • Search for dolphins and whales
  • Explore by kayak and snorkel
  • Visit historic Santa Rosalia
  • Experience a voyage of discovery
Explore the Sea of Cortez in springtime, among the best times and places in the world to see a great variety of whales, plus dolphins in abundance. Follow the seasonal movements of migrating birds and feeding whales for excellent wildlife sightings. Hike forests of giant cacti, snorkel with sea lions & discover rare wildlife among desert islands.
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Central America & Mexico, Mexico, Isla Espiritu Santo, Isla Los Islotes, Isla Rasa, Isla San Esteban, Isla San Marcos, Isla Santa Catalina, La Paz
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A black bear scavenges for food
$4,290
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Wild Alaska Escape

6 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • Journey by kayak into dramatic bays
  • Raft the Chilkat River with guides
  • See Haines by raft, bike, or foot
  • View glaciers and icebergs
Explore wild, remote Alaska on an active adventure in the compact time frame of one week away from work. Embark on exciting point-to-point kayak outings and long hikes along forested coasts. See bears, whales, and Steller sea lions. Enjoy a slice of Alaskan town life in Haines, known as the state’s ‘Adventure Capital.’
Activities: Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Haines, Juneau, Sitka, Tracy Arm
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Photographer capturing the waves of the Sea of Cortez.
$5,990
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Wild Islands & Treasures of Baja California

8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • Search for humpback whales
  • Snorkel at vibrant Cabo Pulmo
  • Kayak & swim the Sea of Cortez
  • See whale sharks in Bay of La Paz
Discover the enchantment of Baja on an expedition that balances the peninsula’s twin facets: culture and wildness. Explore the islands and search for migrating humpback whales. Stroll charming seaside towns and see ancient art, hidden in a cave for millennia.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Bahia Agua Verde, Cabo Pulmo, Gordo Banks, Isla Espiritu Santo, Isla Los Islotes, Isla Partida, Isla San Francisco, Isla San Jose, La Paz, Land's End, San Jose del Cabo, Todos Santos
Cruise Details
Passengers: 62
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship

The Sea Bird, sister ship of the Sea Lion, can reach places inaccessible to larger ships due to their small size, yet it comfortably accommodates 62 guests in 31 outside cabins. Cruise remote regions of Alaska, Mexico's Baja, Northwest Pacific and more. The feeling, we’re told, is often compared to that of a large private yacht, with everyone integral to the adventure.

Accessibility means freedom. These captains have decades of sailing experience in the regions you'll explore. They know when and where to navigate so that you feel the places we visit are all yours. Thanks to a sturdy fleet of Zodiacs and virtually untippable kayaks, you can be off the ship and out exploring within a moment’s notice. Launch your kayak from a picturesque beach, hike into the rain forest or walk easily along a sandy dune.

Your seasoned crew will consist of expert Zodiac drivers and considerate service providers. Their energy, enthusiasm and field expertise are sure to enhance your experience.

In addition, the ship features a library, lounge with full-service bar and facilities for films, slide shows and lectures, an Observation Deck, and partially covered Sun Deck with chairs and tables. The "Open Bridge" policy also allows you to meet Officers.

Meals are served in single seatings with unassigned tables for an informal atmosphere and easy mingling. Breakfast is a wide selection buffet and lunch is often served family style. Menu emphasizes local flair.

All cabins face outside with windows, private facilities, and climate controls.
Sea Bird & Sea Lion's Category 1 and Category 1 Single Cabin.
Cat 1
Main Deck Cabins #300-305. Conveniently positioned between the dining room and lounge, these cabins feature two lower single beds, a writing desk and a large window.
Sea Bird & Sea Lion's Category 1 and Category 1 Single Cabin.
Cat 1 Single
Main Deck Cabins #300-305. Conveniently positioned between the dining room and lounge, these cabins feature two lower single beds, a writing desk and a large window.
Sea Bird & Sea Lion's Category 2 and Category 2 Single Cabins.
Cat 2
Bridge Deck cabins #100-104 and Upper Deck cabins #200-212, 215. These well-located cabins include two lower single beds, outside access and a window.
Sea Bird & Sea Lion's Category 2 and Category 2 Single Cabin.
Cat 2 Single
Bridge Deck cabins #100-104 and Upper Deck cabins #200-212, 215. These well-located cabins include two lower single beds, outside access and a window.
Sea Bird & Sea Lion's Category 3 Cabins.
Cat 3
Bridge Deck cabins #105, 106 and Upper Deck cabins #214, 216, 217, 219. These cabins feature a seating unit with table, outside access and two large windows. Upper Deck cabins include two lower single beds which can convert to a double bed and a pull-out
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