Discover the Alaskan wilderness on an Alaskan cruise aboard the Island Spirit. This 9-day cruise sails to the historical ports of Juneau and Petersburg, and crosses into Fords Terror. View the stunning wildlife which call Alaska home from the comfort of your ship.

Day 1

    Arrive Sitka

    Arrive in Sitka and take the daily shuttle from the airport. Meet your Naturalist at the Russian Orthodox Church to begin your Sitka Tour, which includes The Raptor Center, Totem Park, and the Sheldon Jackson Museum. Board the Island Spirit, located at the Eliason Marina Dock. Join a cocktail reception at 5:00 PM before dinner, and spend the evening cruising.

    Day 2

      Cruise Alaska

      Spend the day cruising and exploring Alaska! Experience the great Alaska wilderness as you cruise to a local bay for kayaking or exploring. Enjoy a serene evening away from the crowds and take a skiff ride in search for bears.

      Day 3

        Chatham Strait

        In the morning, cruise to Chatham Strait. Enjoy a truly unique and small Alaskan community experience at Tenakee Springs. The population of this town is a mere 128! Stroll among the waterfront homes, visit the mercantile (founded in 1899) and enjoy a little shopping at the friendly bakery. Chat with some of the locals as you explore the area.

        Day 4

          Icy Strait Point

          In the morning, arrive at the town of Hoohah, Icy Strait Point. Once an active fishing cannery, Hoohah is now remodeled and renovated to showcase the local native culture and entertainment. Enjoy native dance and learn about the local Alaskan culture. You might want to add an additional excursion at this port: The longest zip line in the United States. Anchor in the evening and listen to some of the quiet of nature.

          Day 5

            Juneau

            After breakfast, visit Juneau, the capital of Alaska. Spend the day shopping, taking optional tours, and visiting the local restaurants (perhaps the famous Red Dog Saloon). Re-board the ship at 4:00pm and depart for Stephen's passage.

            Day 6

              Endicott Arm / Fords Terror

              Cruise through Endicott Arm and visit Dawes Glacier before entering one of Southeast Alaska's most pristine and scenic canyons: Fords Terror. Known for its swirling rapids and sheer cliff faces, this wonderful wilderness area is protected under the Tongass National Forest.

              Day 7

                Fords Terror

                Wake in the beautiful Ford's Terror with brunch and invite a U.S. forest service ranger to join and discuss the spectacular fjord around us. Enjoy a majestic place to kayak or take skiff rides, and explore a place that very few people have ever heard of. Hope to find bears along the coastline. Leave when the tide is high through Stephen's passage and sail for a quiet anchorage.

                Day 8

                  Petersburg

                  In the morning, sail into the fishing community of Petersburg. Take a walk through the muskeg and enjoy the local shops while you learn about the Scandinavian culture.

                  Day 9

                    Disembark in Petersburg

                    Enjoy breakfast in the morning before transferring to the airport in Petersburg for your flight home.
                     Twin StateroomQueen Stateroom
                    2014-Jun-13
                    2014-Jun-22*
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                    2014-Jul-11*
                    $4,500$4,750
                    * Itinerary operates in reverse.
                    -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.

                    Deposit & Payment

                    Initial deposit is $1000, 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/register

                    Final payment is due 130 days prior to departure.

                    Final payment by bank transfer, check or Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or Amex.

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                    Cancellation Policy

                    Days Prior to departureFee
                    Over 120 days$350
                    119 days or less100% trip cost