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Get to know the side of the United States that most people never see - the wild & wonderful frontiers of this vast country will delight you as you explore a variety of different landscapes, each with their own unique wildlife. The broad expanse of America stretches across the Rocky Mountains & the golden plains from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific Coast, and includes the untamed wilderness of Alaska & the tropical island paradise of Hawaii. Journey along Canada's coast, enjoy some of the best Maine lobsters, & arrive in Boston, aboard the Waters of North America cruise. From the panhandle of Juneau, Alaska experience Glacier Bay National Park & the stunningly deep Endicott Arm fjord. Or explore the wild west just as Lewis & Clark did, navigating the mountainous Northwest an a cruise up the Columbus & Snake Rivers.
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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
Focus on Southeast Alaska with a 11-day photo expedition among its islands, channels, and glacial fjords that includes three national parks and a slice of small town life. Shoot with and benefit from top photographers and daily outings that make the most of photogenic Alaska. Kayak, hike & see the wildlife and glaciers for which Alaska is famed.
Activities: Biking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Behm Canal, Chichagof Island, Glacier Bay National Park, Haines, Icy Strait, Ketchikan, Misty Fjords National Wilderness, Petersburg, Sitka, Tracy Arm
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Whale watching from a zodiac in Alaska.
$4,695
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Exploring Muir's Wilderness

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Endeavour
  • View glaciers and remote coves
  • Hike the forest at Glacier Bay
  • Kayak, paddle board & explore
  • Enjoy intertidal shore walks &hikes
  • Watch for wildlife, whales & birds
“Hopelessly beyond description,” said John Muir of his beloved Alaska. Behold—inspiration on a grand scale, the crack of white thunder, whales and wildlife, and Glacier Bay National Park. Join this 8-day adventure to the Alaska wilderness.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Alaska, North America, United States, Chatham Strait, Endicott Arm, Glacier Bay National Park, Icy Strait, Juneau, Thomas Bay
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Kayaking around the west coast.
$7,595
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Yachters' Alaskan Frontier

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Quest
  • Cruise iceberg-rich Endicott Arm
  • Experience Fords Terror
  • Kayak and hike Port Houghton
  • Explore Tongass National Forest
  • Watch for whales and wildlife
On this exclusive 8-day expedition for the elite few, Alaska is sure to have a lasting impact. Capture the blue, green, and white hues of this massive landscape in your memory and in photos. Get up-close via kayaking and hiking.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Alaska, North America, United States, Baranof Island, Chichagof Island, Ford's Terror, Icy Strait, Juneau, Windham Bay
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Grapes from a local winery.
$3,395
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Legacy of Discovery

8 Day Itinerary aboard SS Legacy
  • Learn about Lewis & Clark's travels
  • Hear tales of the Nez Perce
  • Explore the Columbia River Gorge
  • Transit eight locks
  • Visit Astoria Column & Fort Clatsop
Discover the legacy of Lewis & Clark, the Nez Perce, and early pioneers as you journey along the Columbia & Snake Rivers. From the shores of the Pacific to the peaks of Hells Canyon, included premium excursions and presentations highlight the region's early American history.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, River Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: North America, Pacific Northwest, United States, Astoria, Clarkston, Columbia River Gorge, Hells Canyon, Multnomah Falls, Portland, Richland, The Dalles, Walla Walla
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A black bear scavenges for food
$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
Explore wild, remote Alaska on an active adventure in the compact time frame of one week away from work. Embark on exciting point-to-point kayak outings and long hikes along forested coasts. See bears, whales, and Steller sea lions. Enjoy a slice of Alaskan town life in Haines, known as the state’s ‘Adventure Capital.’
Activities: Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Haines, Juneau, Sitka, Tracy Arm
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Kayaks await in Alaska
$3,995
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Hinterlands Cruise

9 Day Itinerary aboard Island Spirit
  • Interact with locals in Kake
  • Kayak the bays of Baranof Island
  • Skiff & Kayak Ford's Terror
  • Explore the highlights of Juneau
Explore America's Last Frontier on this exceptional 9-day small ship Alaska voyage on the Island Spirit. Cruise the Inside Passage (the Alexander Archipelago) and admire the remote wilds of Alaska in the ports of Kake, Chatham Strait, Tenekee Springs, and more. As you sail and kayak, keep your eyes on the horizon for whales and sea birds.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Alaska, North America, United States, Baranof Island, Ford's Terror, Hoonah, Icy Strait, Juneau, Kake, Petersburg
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Lighthouse
$735
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Boston to New York

7 Day Itinerary aboard Liberty Clipper
  • Visit Nantucket Island
  • Explore Martha's Vineyard
  • Relax at Cuttyhunk Island
  • Enjoy wine tasting on Long Island
Join the Liberty Clipper for a 7-day coastal sailing cruise from the largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, exploring the islands of New England, to New York City, well known as the capital of the world.
Activities: Local Market, Sailing Schooner, Urban Exploration
Places: Boston, Nantucket, New York City
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Moose found on an Alaska wildlife tour
$6,445
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Ultimate Bays & Fjords

15 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Discoverer
  • View glaciers in Glacier Bay NP
  • Explore the forests of the mainland
  • Discover Kuiu Island & Misty Fjords
  • Hike along Chichagof Island
  • Watch for whales in Icy Strait
  • Transit winding Wrangell Narrows
Expand your exploration of the Alaskan coastline—from the southernmost end of Alaska’s Inside Passage to the more northerly Glacier Bay on this 15-day itinerary. Sail from port to port and kayak in quiet coves. Alaska is calling.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Alaska, North America, United States, Behm Canal, Chichagof Island, Endicott Arm, Glacier Bay National Park, Icy Strait, Juneau, Ketchikan, Misty Fjords National Monument, Peril Strait, Sitka, Stephen's Passage, Thomas Bay, Wrangell, Wrangell Narrows
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Kayaking through Alaska.
$6,145
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Ultimate Bays & Fjords

15 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Explorer
  • View glaciers in Glacier Bay NP
  • Explore the forests of the mainland
  • Discover Kuiu Island & Misty Fjords
  • Hike along Chichagof Island
  • Watch for whales in Icy Strait
  • Transit winding Wrangell Narrows
Expand your exploration of the Alaskan coastline—from the southernmost end of Alaska’s Inside Passage to the more northerly Glacier Bay on this 15-day itinerary. Sail from port to port and kayak in quiet coves. Alaska is calling.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Alaska, North America, United States, Behm Canal, Chichagof Island, Endicott Arm, Glacier Bay National Park, Icy Strait, Juneau, Ketchikan, Misty Fjords National Monument, Peril Strait, Sitka, Stephen's Passage, Thomas Bay, Wrangell, Wrangell Narrows
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Elk feeding on the lush grass.
$5,450
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Northbound Inside Passage

14 Day Itinerary aboard Island Spirit
  • Voyage through Wrangell Narrows
  • Witness Ford's Terror Fjord
  • Kayak a remote cove in Ketchican
  • Admire Dawes Glacier
Embark on this 14-day Alaska voyage through the famous Inside Passage with a cruise of British Columbia and the San Juan Islands. Accommodating just 32-passengers, the small ship, Island Spirit, provides a relaxed on-board atmosphere, ideal for cruising this remote and wild region.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Alaska, Canada, North America, Pacific Northwest, United States, Behm Canal, Coupeville, Dawes Glacier, Ford's Terror, Friday Harbor, Johnstone Strait, Juneau, Ketchikan, Misty Fjords National Wilderness, Petersburg, Seattle, Thomas Bay, Wrangell, Wrangell Narrows
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Family hiking on a tour of Alaska
$5,990
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Alaska's Southeast Explorer

11 Day Itinerary aboard Alaskan Dream
  • Watch Margerie Glacier calve
  • Ride the White Pass Railroad
  • Navigate Tracy Arm entirely
  • Interact with locals in Metlakatla
Watch glaciers calve in Glacier Bay National Park, follow in the footsteps of gold-seekers on the White Pass railroad, and attend a ceremonial dance performance in Metlakatla. This 11-day Alaskan cruise onboard the Alaskan Dream explores the hidden gems of the Last Frontier providing an authentic experience for any adventurous traveler! 
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Glacier Bay National Park, Haines, Juneau, Ketchikan, Klassan, Petersburg, Rudyerd Bay, Sitka, Skagway, Thorne Bay, Tracy Arm, Wrangell
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Family hiking on a tour of Alaska
$5,990
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Alaska's Southeast Explorer

11 Day Itinerary aboard Baranof Dream
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover Mendenhall Glacier
  • Journey through Tracy Arm Fjord
  • See Thorne Bay's logging camp
Alaska's Southeast Explorer itinerary allows guests to embark on an 11-day Alaskan small ship cruise to experience the finest of remote Alaska. Board the Baranof Dream in Sitka and voyage to remote locations such as Glacier Bay National Park, Skagway, Juneau, Tracy Arm Fjord and more!
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Glacier Bay National Park, Haines, Juneau, Ketchikan, Klassan, Petersburg, Rudyerd Bay, Sitka, Skagway, Thorne Bay, Tracy Arm, Wrangell
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Kayaking close to glaciers
$4,690
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Alaska's Inside Passage Sojourn

9 Day Itinerary aboard Alaskan Dream
  • Kayak along the Alaskan coastline
  • Watch glaciers calve giant icebergs
  • Visit the highlights of Juneau
  • Journey through Tracy Arm Fjord
Sail through the exciting frontier of Alaska on this 9-day Alaskan cruise. Visit the ports of Sitka, Juneau, Wrangell, and visit Glacier Bay National Park, Tracy Arm Fjord, Thorne Bay, and the Misty Fjords. Search for wildlife such as humpback whales, porpoises, and sea lions as you sail along the coastline.
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Alaska, North America, United States, Glacier Bay National Park, Juneau, Kasaan, Ketchikan, Rudyerd Bay, Sitka, Thorne Bay, Tracy Arm, Wrangell
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A large waterfall cascades from the Alaskan mountainside
$4,500
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Exploration Cruise

9 Day Itinerary aboard Island Spirit
  • Visit Juneau, Hoonah & Haines
  • Cruise the famous Glacier Bay
  • Enjoy sulphur tubs & waterfalls
  • Learn about Alaskan culture
Journey to Alaska's Inside Passage and encounter abundant wildlife and dazzling glaciers from your small ship, the Island Spirit. Spend 9-days exploring Glacier Bay National Park, Skagway, Chatham Strait, and more as you experience The Last Frontier.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Alaska, North America, United States, Glacier Bay National Park, Haines, Hoonah, Juneau, Sitka, Skagway
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Kayaking to the glacier!
$4,500
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Wilderness Cruise

9 Day Itinerary aboard Island Spirit
  • Revel in the midst of Dawes Glacier
  • Admire brown bears
  • Unwind in Tenakee Springs
  • Enjoy the world's longest zip line
Cruise Southeastern Alaska aboard the Island Spirit on our 9 day cruise. Explore Alaska's pristine waterways by ship, skiff, and kayak while searching for wildlife. Visit local communities and explore the coastline on foot.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing, Zip Line
Places: Alaska, North America, United States, Chatham Strait, Dawes Glacier, Ford's Terror, Icy Strait, Juneau, Kake, Taku Harbor, Tenakee Springs, Windham Bay
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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 Lion
  • View orca & humpback whales
  • Cruise glacially carved fjords
  • See glaciers calving
  • Hike & kayak the Inian Islands
See the iconic wildlife—whales, bears and eagles—amid secluded coves and towering forests. Explore massive glaciers, kayak scenic coastlines, and see the hidden wonders of Alaska. This 8-day voyage is crafted to offer you the most in-depth experience of Alaska possible.
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Alaska, North America, United States, Frederick Sound, Glacier Bay National Park, Icy Strait, Inian Islands, Juneau, Petersburg, Sitka, Tracy Arm
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Scenic Landscape
$4,750
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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
Each 7-day sailing along the Columbia and Snake Rivers is crafted to offer a panoramic experience of the region's history, harvests, and landscapes. Expect daily discoveries and up-close encounters with the beauty and richness of the region.
Activities: Biking, Kayaking, River Cruise, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Places: North America, Pacific Northwest, United States, Astoria, Clarkston, Columbia River Gorge, Hood River, Portland, The Dalles
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Scenic Landscape
$4,750
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Columbia & Snake Rivers Journey: Harvests, History & Landscapes

7 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Lion
  • Bike or walk along the river
  • Zodiak or kayak the Palouse River
  • Jet boat through Hells Canyon
  • Explore the Lewis & Clark Refuge
Each 7-day sailing along the Columbia and Snake Rivers is crafted to offer a panoramic experience of the region's history, harvests, and landscapes. Expect daily discoveries and up-close encounters with the beauty and richness of the region.
Activities: Biking, Kayaking, River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Places: Astoria, Clarkston, Columbia River Gorge, Hood River, Portland, The Dalles
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