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Get ready to experience unbridled nature like never before as you explore the virgin Alaskan wilderness from aboard one of these adventure cruises. An expedition to Alaska will give you the chance to witness some of the most incredible flora and fauna that the Great North hosts, like brown and black bears, bald eagles, and moose. Even onboard you will witness some impressive marine life, including the majestic orcas and humpback whales breaching the water. We only feature small cruise vessels, which means that you will have exclusive access to some of the most remote visitor sites - kayak through icy fjords, visit local villages, hike across pristine waterfalls and breathtaking granite cliffs. Some stops along the way may include Juneau, the Tracy Arm, Wrangell Narrows, eagle preserves, & Glacier Bay National Park.
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A spy-hopping Orca
$4,695
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Inside Passage & Glacier Bay Wilderness Cruise

13 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Explorer
  • Enjoy Canada’s Inside Passages
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover LeConte Bay
  • Watch for whales at Frederick Sound
Starts/ Ends in:
Seattle / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Whales and wildlife, kayaking and hiking. Thirteen days take you through the inside passages and Glacier Bay National Park plus remote wilderness, Native culture, and history. Enjoy adventure activities in the San Juan Islands, Tongass National Forest, and Misty Fjords National Monument. Learn more …
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Icebergs everywhere in Tracy Arm Ford
$6,290
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On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Juneau to Vancouver

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • See the Sawyer glacier
  • Discover totems
  • Spot animal inhabitants
  • Enjoy Vancouver Art Gallery
Starts/ Ends in:
Seattle / Vancouver
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark in Juneau, the capital of Alaska long inhabited by the Tlingit people. Sail along Tracy Arm,one of Alaska’s most beautiful fjords, which will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of your cruise. Do not miss the chance to visit Haines were many pioneers came in search of gold at the end …
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A humpback whale breaches from Alaskan waters
$11,350
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Alaska and Its Fur Traders

15 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit the villages in the Far North
  • Observe incredible Arctic wildlife
  • Explore St Matthew Island
  • Watch out for a variety of seabirds
Starts/ Ends in:
Seattle / Vancouver
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail along the Bering Strait,before heading south to reach Saint Paul in the Pribilof Islands. In a Zodiac dinghy, then land on the lush shores of Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands, where you have the option of participating in organized hikes.After sailing in the magnificent Icy Bayto discover …
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Enjoying a hiking excursion in Alaska
$12,340
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Fire & Ice in the Arctic

15 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Explore Nome's traditions
  • Discover Wrangel Island
  • Observe an abundance of wildlife
  • Sail in the heart of the Bering Sea
Starts/ Ends in:
Nome / Seward
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise between Russia and the United States from Nome to Seward. Listed with UNESCO, the nature reserve on Wrangel Island is a unique ecosystem where the greatest biodiversity in the Arctic can be found. It is home to a large population of walruses, countless sea birds, and of course the lord of …
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Mendenhall Glacier with field of Fireweed in Juneau, Alaska
$8,525
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Alaska Bear Country & Wilderness Expedition

8 Day Itinerary aboard Kruzof Explorer
  • Search for unique wildlife
  • Hike across Baranof Island
  • Explore Sumner Strait
  • Enjoy private access to Hobart Bay
Starts/ Ends in:
Sitka / Tracy Arm
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Journey through Alaska’s most abundant wildlife areas and stunning glacial fjords on this 8-day Alaska Bear Country & Wilderness Expedition. Kayak, hike, and explore by skiff in wilderness bays, and remote destinations. Experience the local culture in a rarely visited Native village and …
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Alaska wildlife tours and brown bear fishing for salmon
$8,450
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Alaska Coastal Discoveries & Culture

9 Day Itinerary aboard Kruzof Explorer
  • Explore Sitka Sound
  • Discover Kuiu and Kupreanof islands
  • Admire unique wildlife
  • Learn more about the locals
Starts/ Ends in:
Sitka / Ketchikan
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Alaska on this 9-day Alaska Coastal Discoveries & Culture Expedition. Enjoy a collection of unique towns and Native villages, where you’ll learn about the region’s compelling history and three distinct Native cultures. Along the way, you’ll journey through …
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Admire beautiful Alaskan landscapes
$5,895
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Glacier Bay & Outer Coast Expedition

6 Day Itinerary aboard Kruzof Explorer
  • Learn more about the local history
  • Explore Chichagof Island
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover Lituya Bay by Zodiac
Starts/ Ends in:
Sitka / Hubbard Glacier
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the Kruzof Explorer and traverse waters inaccessible to others and take you closer towild Alaska!Visit small villages to experience our rich local culture as well as remote locations where you’ll kayak near icebergs and hike through rainforests. Relax in our spacious dining area with …
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Kayaking among beautiful Alaskan mountains
$4,495
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Glacier Bay National Park Adventure

8 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Explorer
  • Discover Glacier Bay National Park
  • Admire Alaskan wildlife
  • Visit Grand Pacific Glacier
  • Hike through old-growth forests
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the spectacular scenery of Glacier Bay National Park and its marine wildlife. Watch for whales, stellar sea lions, puffins and sea otters as Wilderness Explorer cruises through the park.This dazzling voyage offers the opportunity to admire the exotic wildlife of this region and its …
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Bald eagles resting
$10,430
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Treasures of the Inside Passage: Alaska and British Columbia

Alaska and British Columbia - 14 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • Explore the San Juan Islands
  • Observe a traditional performance
  • Learn about the local cultures
  • Search for humpback whales
  • Kayak Misty Fjord’s waters
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the National Geographic Queston a 14-day in-depth exploration of the San Juan Islands, British Columbia, and Alaska. Linger in the temperate rain forests and wildlife-rich channels of British Columbia, and enjoy ample time to discover the breathtaking fjords and towering glaciers of Southeast …
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Margerie Glacier in Alaska
$7,200
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Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Venture
  • Explore the region
  • Encounter Encounter
  • See the Alaska undersea
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore Southeast Alaska aboard National Geographic Venture on its 8-day expedition from Juneau to Sitka. Experience an extraordinary visit to Alaska. Take advantage of a sighting of a pod of orcas or linger on shore to watch a brown bear sow and her cubs forage. Explore under the guidance of an …
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Adventures in Juneau, Alaska
$5,590
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On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Juneau to Vancouver

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover Alaska’s fjords, glaciers
  • See the Sawyer glacier
  • Explore the wildlife
  • Sail in the Tracy Arm Fjord
Starts/ Ends in:
Seattle / Vancouver
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board on Le Soleal atJuneau, the capital of Alaska and sail towardsSkagway, where many pioneers came in search of gold at the end of the 19thcentury. Next, visitHaines where majestic bald eagles are often spotted flying over the houses. Sail alongTracy Arm, one of Alaska’s most beautiful …
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Mendenhall Glacier with field of Fireweed in Juneau, Alaska
$8,545
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Eastern Fjords & Glacier Bay Cruise—Ultimate Expedition

15 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Explorer
  • Discover Haines
  • Navigate the Behm Canal
  • Kayak Tongass backcountry
  • Whale watching in Stephens Passage
Starts/ Ends in:
Juneau / Ketchikan
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Ultimate Alaska. Spend two days in Glacier Bay National Park, a skiff to glaciers, hike in the Tongass National Forest and learn about Native cultures. EnjoyTWO full days in Glacier Bay National Park, including time with a park ranger. DiscoverMargerie, Grand Pacific, and Dawes or Twin Sawyers …
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A Bald Eagle catches a fish.
$10,430
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Treasures of the Inside Passage: Alaska and British Columbia

14 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Venture
  • Explore San Juan and Gulf Islands
  • Observe a moving First Nations
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board National Geographic Venture on this 14-day cruise to linger in the temperate rainforests and wildlife-rich channels of British Columbia, and enjoy ample time to explore the breathtaking fjords and towering glaciers of Southeast Alaska.Take advantage of a sighting of a pod of orcas or linger …
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Brown bears fishing in the rivers of Alaska
$8,600
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Remote Alaska Adventure

10 Day Itinerary aboard Kruzof Explorer
  • Admire unique wildlife
  • Discover Chichagof Island
  • See black bears at Prince of Wales
  • Explore Admiralty Island
Starts/ Ends in:
Sitka / Ketchikan
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take the Kruzof Explorer and traverse waters inaccessible to others and take you closer to remote Alaska.Relax in spacious dining area with panoramic windows and take in the awe inspiring landscapes. Experience complete immersion in the wild lands and waterways of Alaska on this exciting 10-day …
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Exploring Endicott Arm, Alaska
$3,795
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Last Frontier Adventure 2021

8 Day Itinerary aboard Admiralty Dream
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • See marine life in Frederick Sound
  • Participate on hiking in Sitka
  • Kayak along the Waterfall Coast
Starts/ Ends in:
Sitka / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 8-day voyage aboard Admiralty Dream for an exciting and energetic experience from the activities included on this itinerary to be able to explore Alaska from Sitka to Juneau or reverse.The dynamic itinerary features daily adventures like hiking rainforest trails, kayaking in a glacial …
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Kayaking Tracy Arm Fjord in Tongass National Forest.
$7,200
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Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • View unique wildlife such as orcas
  • Visit Tracy or Endicott Arm fjords
  • Explore Alaskan ecosystems
  • Hike & kayak in Icy Strait
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover a unique, immersive style of travel as you explore Southeast Alaska on this unrivaled expedition. The National Geographic Quest isfully equipped with tools for exploration that enable you to enjoy the magnificent landscapes of coastal Alaska. This voyage brings ample wildlife viewing …
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Kamchatka brown bear and cubs
$16,395
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Kamchatka and Chukotka

17 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Encounter Kamchatka’s brown bears
  • Meet Koryaks of Tymlat village
  • Zodiac up swift-flowing rivers
  • Delight in walks through forests
Starts/ Ends in:
Tokyo / Anchorage
Activities:
Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
During this 17-day cruise aboard Sylvia Earle, soak in coastal hot springs serenaded by thundering waterfalls. Zodiac cruise along black-sand beaches, where Kamchatka brown bears and cubs forage, and share swift rivers with Steller’s sea eagles diving on salmon. Visit the Commander Islands …
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Walruses coming ashore in the arctic
$41,980
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The Northwest Passage

25 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Visit a traditional Inuit village
  • Discover the Aulavik National Park
  • Observe unique Arctic wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Nome
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Depart from Reykjavik and set sail along the south coast of Greenland, before reaching theHudson Strait, named after the English sailor Henry Hudson, who mapped the region for the first time in the early 17th Century. Then chart a course towards theFury and Hecla Strait, named after the ships of …
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