Alaska's Southeast Explorer Cruise

Sail through the exciting frontier of Alaska on this 11-day Alaskan cruise! You will sail for the ports of Sitka, Skagway, Juneau, and more, viewing wildlife and making stops along the way.

Day 1


    Board a deluxe tour boat for a “Sea Otter & Wildlife Quest” exploration of beautiful Sitka Sound. Home to marine mammals, Sitka sound counts gray, humpback, and killer (orca) whales, eagles, brown bears, sea otters, and Steller sea lions amongst the abundant wildlife.

    Day 2

      Glacier Bay National Park

      A Glacier Bay National Park Service Ranger leads your programming and a Native Huna Tlingit interpretive naturalist joins your group to reveal traditional ties to this ancient treasure.

      Day 3

        Skagway & Haines

        Today visit this Klondike gold rush city and board the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad (passport required) for a historic and unique trip.

        Day 4

          Juneau & Orca Point Lodge

          Highlights of the scenic state capital include the Mendenhall Glacier and Mount Roberts Tram. Depart Juneau to Colt Island and go ashore for an Alaska salmon and king crab dinner at Orca Point Lodge.

          Day 5

            Tracy Arm

            In Tracy Arm explore the full length of this ice-carved fjord; tracing the face of cliffs that rise 4,000 feet above the sea.

            Day 6

              Hobart Bay

              Enjoy exclusive access to Hobart Bay to your own wilderness adventure base camp, outfitted with sea kayaks, small outboard driven Zego runabouts, and all-terrain vehicles.

              Day 7


                Petersburg is a fishing town established by Norwegian fishermen in the late 1800’s. At the Sons of Norway Hall, enjoy a Norwegian Folk Dance show performed by Petersburg’s children. You will have time on your own to take a short walk to Eagle Park, explore Sing Lee Alley, or shop downtown.

                Day 8


                  Visit the rural community of Wrangell, located in the heart of the Tongass National Forest. Wrangell is the gateway to the Stikine River, the fastest navigable free-flowing river left in North America. Take a jet boat tour to this inspiring area and see Shakes Lake with her multitude of blue ice bergs.

                  Day 9

                    Thorne Bay & Kassan

                    Thorne Bay was once one of the largest logging camps in the world. Enjoy a walking tour of the area and visit with local artisans. In Kasaan, visit the Chief Son-I-Hat Whale House, the only remaining Haida clan house in Alaska.

                    Day 10

                      Misty Fjord

                      Learn the natural history of the fjords, listen to the call of nesting seabirds, and feel the mist of glistening waterfalls while gliding quietly beneath glacier-sculpted cliffs.

                      Day 11


                        One of "America’s Top 100 small arts communities". Visit a variety of shops and galleries featuring resident artists. Transfer to the airport is included.
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                        * Itinerary operates in reverse.
                        North America, Alaska, Glacier Bay National Park, Ketchikan, Juneau, Sitka, Petersburg, Tracy Arm, Wrangell, Misty Fjords National Wilderness, Haines, Skagway, Hobart Bay, Thorne Bay, Klassan, United States
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                        CRUISE DISCLAIMER: Cruise information is subject to change without notice. Cruises are subject to navigating conditions.

                        Taxes vary by voyage and cabin types: approx $70-$120 per person

                        Deposit & Payment

                        Initial deposit is $700, and most travelers will call our office and pay the deposit with a credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard, AmEx, and Discover. Alternatively, you can send a check to our Missoula, Montana, office or register online at:

                        Final payment is due 70 days prior to departure.

                        Final payment by Visa, Mastercard, Discover or AmEx.

                        Booking last minute? No problem! Please contact one of our trip planners, and we can get you on your way if booking less than 70 days prior to departure.

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                        Days Prior to departureFee
                        90 days or more$500
                        89-61 daysDeposit
                        60-31 days55% cruise cost
                        30-0 days100% cruise cost