Glacier Bay Exploration Cruise

Day 1

    Arrive Sitka, Alaska

    Your morning arrival in Sitka will give you time to shop and get lunch on your own before your tour begins at 2:30 p.m. Tour begins at the St. Michaels Russian Orthodox Church, then followed by the Alaska Raptor Center, Totem Park and the Sheldon Jackson Museum. Then join your Captain and crew aboard the Island Spirit at 5:00pm for cocktails as you depart for your evening anchorage. Enjoy beautiful scenery along the way.

    Day 2

      Baranof Warm Springs

      Experience more of the great wilderness as you make your way to Baranof Warm Springs Bay. This will be your anchorage for the evening. Take a hike up to the lake and learn about the Muskeg along the way. Later, soak in one of the hot sulphur tubs while enjoying the waterfall view.

      Days 3-4

        Chatham Strait

        Cruise north in Chatham Strait, watching for humpback whales that frequent this area in the summer months. The Captain will make his choosing on your days events. Arrive in Hoonah, AK. Perhaps have a fire and take a walk along the banks of the Icy Strait.

        Day 5

          Icy Strait Point

          Enjoy Hoonah this morning on the banks of Icy Strait Point. Learn of the Icy Strait Cannery, the Alaskan Culture and watch a Tribal Dance. Afterward some may choose to partake as an add-on - the longest zipline in US. Cruise tonight to port in Gustavus, AK.

          Day 6

            Glacier Bay National Park

            Rise early today for breakfast and early morning transfers to Bartlett Cove (The gateway to the Famous Glacier Bay, AK. You will have a full day of cruising and sightseeing through Glacier Bay on a narrated Catamaran. You come back aboard the Island Spirit for cocktails and Dinner to this evenings anchorage.

            Day 7


              Early morning cruising to Haines, AK, where you will enjoy a local tour and have some time for exploring the city. This evening tour north to the port in Skagway.

              Day 8


                After breakfast have a day of tours, shopping, and exploring the city of Skagway. Optional lunch on your own. Back aboard for cocktails and cruising at 5:00pm.

                Day 9


                  Transfers to the airport after breakfast for flights home.
                   Twin StateroomQueen Stateroom
                  July 20 - Family Cruise
                  August 8 - Photo Emphasis
                  $750-$1000 OFF
                  Early Booking Bonus! Save up to $750 when you book select cabins on these departure dates.
                  2014 : Aug 8
                  These special offers are applicable only to new bookings.
                  Discounts are subject to availability, so contact us for more details.
                  -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.
                  The exact cruise route and components may vary due to the Captains discretion. Your captain will always strive to provide the best trip available! Some things may change due to weather, wildlife, tour availability etc.

                  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:

                  Final payment is due 130 days prior to departure.

                  Final payment by bank transfer, check or 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 130 days prior to departure.

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                  Cancellation Policy

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