Alaskas Southeast Explorer« All Alaskan Dream cruise options
|Dates||Deck + Cabin Type|
|Category A||Category AA||Vista View Suite||Owners Suite|
|Jun 29 '13
Aug 2 '13
Aug 28 '13 *
|* Itinerary operates in reverse|
Single supplement 50% on most cabins
Day 1 Sitka
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
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 Wrangell
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 Ketchikan
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.
Itinerary NotesCRUISE 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: https://www.adventure-life.com/forms/fourways.php
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 departure||Fee|
|90 days or more||$500|
|60-31 days||55% cruise cost|
|30-0 days||100% cruise cost|
- Ship Highlights
- Passengers : 36
At 104 feet in length, the Alaskan Dream is an innovative, streamlined catamaran. Designed especially to allow the vessel to easily navigate narrow channels and passages like a yacht, while at the same time providing the comforts you would expect aboard a much larger ship.
The Alaskan Dream is built to provide the most of the Alaskan experience. The public lounge faces forward with the same view as the Captain, affording spectacular views of the scenery, ports and wildlife along the way. A selection of library of books that pertain to many aspects of Alaska such as history, geology, marine and wildlife is provided in the lounge, which is specially designed for marine and wildlife viewing. Afternoon and evening lecturers are offered to educate guests on the many fascinating aspects of Alaska history, geology, marine and wildlife.
Dining Aboard the Alaskan Dream
The Alaskan Dream team of professionally trained chefs takes great pride in presenting outstanding, prepared meal selections featuring fresh, organic, and locally produced food. Menus change daily offering several selections from a menu usually including a seafood or meat entree. Fresh, locally caught Alaskan seafood is a specialty of an Alaskan Dream cruise. Early or late risers or light eaters can enjoy a continental breakfast buffet in dining room in the morning, with sit down meals for lunch and dinner in the Dining Room, configured for easy conversation and unassigned seating to offer the most comfortable experience possible.
A selection of fine alcoholic beverages, beer, and wine are available aboard ship for independent purchase, but not included in cruise fare. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate are available at all times in both the Dining Room and forward viewing lounges.
All cabins and suites aboard the Alaskan Dream have extra-large viewing windows, perfect for spotting wildlife from the comfort of your room. These spacious guest cabins are fully equipped with necessary amenities including Ipod docking stations, pillow-top mattresses, hypoallergenic duvets and pillows. The private ensuite bath facilities offer bathrobes, towels and a selection of local Alaskan organic earth friendly soaps and shampoos. The bathroom has a 110v plug as well as hairdryer for your convenience.
On Board Lifestyle
Experience warm yacht-style cruising surrounded by knowledgeable, genuinely friendly staff and accompanied by interesting people who share your passion for adventure and learning. And the relaxed, casual ambiance lets Alaska’s awe-inspiring beauty really shine. A few reasons the Alaskan Dream is the perfect way to explore Alaska:
- Intimate vessel ideally suited for exploring off-the-beaten-path
- Knowledgeable captain and all Alaskan & North American crew with many years in Alaska
- Educational presentations by Scientific & Cultural Expedition Leaders
- Complimentary chef inspired gourmet cuisine
- Social Hour with hors d’oeuvres, drinks and daily recap by the Expedition Leader
- Complimentary Alaskan gear includes jacket, pants and boots for use during the cruise
- Fresh linens, towels and mattresses
- Alaska crafted soaps & shampoos offered in staterooms
- A full day in Glacier Bay National Park including up close glacier viewing and Glacier Bay narration
- High powered and lightweight binoculars provided in every stateroom for use on the cruise
- Amazing wildlife viewing in Frederick Sound, Tracy Arm, Point Adolphus and more
Complimentary Shore Excursions
Enjoy at least one and sometimes two intriguing shore excursions in each port of call that showcase true Alaskan adventure and colorful native heritage. And these extraordinary experiences are included at no extra cost for incomparable vacation value!
The True Alaskan Experience
A cruise aboard the Alaskan Dream was conceived with the notion that travelers come to Alaska in search of a deep personal connection with the true Alaska. A place of genuine character, a place where adventure is a way of life, a place where the wandering soul’s most-cherished memories are born. To that end, true Alaskan experts have been carefully selected to travel with you on board and ashore. With years of experience as naturalists, educators, and authors, your team is well versed in everything from environmental science to marine biology. Whether they’re recapping the day’s highlights at nightly Social Hour or taking a group on a muskeg or rainforest hike, guests aboard the Dream will find that their enthusiasm for Alaska makes this vacation more rewarding.
Twin beds, large picture window, private bath facility. Located on Bridge, Upper and Main decks.
Twin beds, large picture window, private bath facility. Located on the Main deck.
|Vista View Suite|
Corner suites with large picture windows. Private bath facility and seating area. Located on the Upper deck.
Large suite with large picture windows, seating area and private bath facility. Located on the Upper deck.