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Three Killer Whales swimming side by side.
$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
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on a 15-day adventure between Sitka, Alaska and Seattle, Washington, exploring three of the most appealing wild regions in the Pacific Northwest: Alaska’s Inside Passage, coastal British Columbia, and Haida Gwaii. Sail into mist-shrouded fjords and past crashing glaciers, see brown …
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Gray Whale tail splashing
$6,590
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Baja California and the Sea of Cortez: 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
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Escape to a world teeming with wildlife, where the cactuses are the tallest on earth, the island beaches show no footprints except your own, and the setting sun seems to glow orange for hours. Led by an Expedition Team including Naturalists and an Undersea Specialist, this voyage in the Sea of …
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Following dolphins across the ocean in a zodiac.
$11,290
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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
Activities: Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Your 15-day Remarkable Journey offers the most comprehensive Baja California and the Sea of Cortez experience available. This is a true expedition, which means that your captain plans day-by-day movements and itinerary according to the conditions that best offer sightings and up-close encounters …
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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
Activities: Biking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on an immersive, wide-ranging photo expedition that focuses entirely on Alaska’s famed Inside Passage. Experience the perfect mix of small-town life and the grand expanse of the wild landscape that surrounds it. Capture it all with the help of your photo expedition team. Enjoy ample …
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Scenic Landscape
$4,890
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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
Activities: Biking, Kayaking, River Cruise, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the Columbia and Snake Rivers on this 7-day river cruise. Zodiac and kayak along the Palouse River, travel through beautiful Hells Canyon, and visit Lewis and Clark Wildlife Refuge. This relaxed cruise is the perfect Pacific Northwest getaway and a great introduction to the beautiful region.
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Brown Bear sow with cubs fishing for pink salmon.
$5,890
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Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • Cruise glacially-carved fjords
  • Spot orca & humpback whales
  • Hike & kayak the Inian Islands
  • View glaciers calving
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Arrive in Juneau, Alaska and embark the Sea Bird for an 8-day exploration of coastal Alaska. This itinerary brings ample wildlife viewing opportunities including humpback whales, Steller sea lions, bald eagles, and more. Explore remote waterways by Zodiac or kayak for unparalleled views of the …
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Baja Sunset
$6,190
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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
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Springtime in the Sea of Cortez is among the best times and places to see a great variety of whales: humpback, sperm, fin, Bryde’s, and blue whales. Plus, you can expect large aggregations of dolphins. On this 8-day voyage on the Sea Bird, sail the Sea of Cortez and explore its many islands, …
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Cruising the arctic waters
$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
Activities: Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore Alaska on an active, exciting expedition to see the region’s iconic wildlife and epic landscapes in the compact timeframe of one work week. Take long hikes on world-class trails through forests of towering trees, kayak long routes deep into glacially-carved fjords, and raft to an …
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2017
EmbarksDays 
May 278Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jun 036Wild Alaska Escape
Jun 088Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness
Jun 1611Big Picture Alaska
Jun 2611Big Picture Alaska
Jul 066Wild Alaska Escape
Jul 116Wild Alaska Escape
Jul 166Wild Alaska Escape
Jul 216Wild Alaska Escape
Jul 2611Big Picture Alaska
Aug 0511Big Picture Alaska
Aug 156Wild Alaska Escape
Aug 256Wild Alaska Escape
Aug 306Wild Alaska Escape
Sep 0415A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii
Sep 207Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes
Sep 267Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes
Oct 027Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes
Oct 087Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes
Oct 207Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes
2018
EmbarksDays 
Jan 138Baja California and the Sea of Cortez: Among the Great Whales
Jan 208Baja California and the Sea of Cortez: Among the Great Whales
Jan 278Baja California and the Sea of Cortez: Among the Great Whales
Feb 038Baja California and the Sea of Cortez: Among the Great Whales
Feb 108Baja California and the Sea of Cortez: Among the Great Whales
Feb 178Baja California and the Sea of Cortez: Among the Great Whales
Feb 248Baja California and the Sea of Cortez: Among the Great Whales
Mar 038Baja California and the Sea of Cortez: Among the Great Whales
Mar 108Baja California and the Sea of Cortez: Among the Great Whales
Mar 1715Baja California: A Remarkable Journey
Mar 318Whales & Wilderness: Spring in the Sea of Cortez
Apr 078Whales & Wilderness: Spring in the Sea of Cortez
Apr 148Whales & Wilderness: Spring in the Sea of Cortez
May 0515A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii
May 196Wild Alaska Escape
May 246Wild Alaska Escape
May 296Wild Alaska Escape
Jun 036Wild Alaska Escape
Jun 0811Big Picture Alaska
Jun 1811Big Picture Alaska
Jun 286Wild Alaska Escape
Jul 036Wild Alaska Escape
Jul 086Wild Alaska Escape
Jul 136Wild Alaska Escape
Jul 1811Big Picture Alaska
Jul 2811Big Picture Alaska
Aug 076Wild Alaska Escape
Aug 126Wild Alaska Escape
Aug 176Wild Alaska Escape
Aug 226Wild Alaska Escape
Aug 2715A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii
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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