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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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Kayaking close to glaciers
$4,790
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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
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Spend 9 days aboard the Alaskan Dream chasing beautiful, dramatic landscapes and Alaskan wildlife. After setting sail from Sitka head towards Glacier Bay National Park for the chance to see bears, wolves, humpback whales, and sea lions. Tour the capital city of Juneau and see all the highlights of …
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Three Killer Whales swimming side by side.
$10,900
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A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii

15 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • Sail into deep fjords & channels
  • Encounter & observe varied wildlife
  • Visit Haida Gwaii
  • Kayak in Misty Fjord's backwaters
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on a 15-day adventure between Sitka, Alaska and Seattle, Washington, exploring three of the most appealing wild regions in the Pacific Northwest: Alaska’s Inside Passage, coastal British Columbia, and Haida Gwaii. Sail into mist-shrouded fjords and past crashing glaciers, see brown …
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Traveler on a glacier tour of Alaska.
$3,590
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Alaska's Glacier Bay & Island Adventure

8 Day Itinerary aboard Admiralty Dream
  • Explore Saginaw Bay
  • Visit Petersburg, a Norweigian town
  • Scout for humpback whales
  • Sail along Tracy Arm & Glacier Bay
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Savor the serenity of raw wilderness in this 8-day magical expedition to Southeast Alaska.Sail from Sitka to Juneau while exploring Alaska's pristine coastline. Kayak in Saginaw Bay, explore a town rich in Scandinavian culture, scout for humpback whales, and cruise through Tracy Arm Fjord. This …
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Family hiking on a tour of Alaska
$6,190
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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
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Visit the highlights of Southeast Alaska in this 11-day small ship cruise getting close to thundering tidewater glaciers and watching stunning wilderness alongsideNaturalistsand CulturalHeritageGuides. Enjoy daily shore excursions through scenic landscapes and national historic sites. Learn about …
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Kayaking through Alaska.
$6,545
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Ultimate Bays & Fjords of Alaska

15 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Explorer
  • View glaciers in Glacier Bay NP
  • Explore the forests of the mainland
  • Discover Wrangell
  • Hike along Chichagof Island
  • Watch for whales in Icy Strait
  • Transit winding Wrangell Narrows
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Grab your camera and set out for adventure on this 15-day Alaskan cruise. Pristine landscape, untouched coves, and astounding wildlife are sure to delight and entrance you as you sail alongside glaciers and icebergs. Embrace the Alaskan wilderness as you cruise from port to port on this journey.
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Family hiking on a tour of Alaska
$6,190
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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
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Discover charming Southeast Alaska in this 11-day expedition cruise aboard the Baranof Dream.Sail to Glacier Bay National Park, Skagway, Juneau, Frederick Sound, Petersburg, Thorne Bay and more, viewing a vast array of wildlife and making stops along the way. Enjoy adventure options such as …
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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
Activities: Biking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on an immersive, wide-ranging photo expedition that focuses entirely on Alaska’s famed Inside Passage. Experience the perfect mix of small-town life and the grand expanse of the wild landscape that surrounds it. Capture it all with the help of your photo expedition team. Enjoy ample …
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Moose found on an Alaska wildlife tour
$7,145
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Ultimate Bays & Fjords of Alaska

15 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Discoverer
  • View glaciers in Glacier Bay NP
  • Explore the forests of the mainland
  • Hike along Chichagof Island
  • Watch for whales in Icy Strait
  • Transit winding Wrangell Narrows
  • Visit the Kiksetti Totem Park
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Grab your camera and set out for adventure on this 15-day Alaskan cruise. Pristine landscape, untouched coves, and astounding wildlife are sure to delight and entrance you as you sail alongside glaciers and icebergs. Embrace the Alaskan wilderness as you cruise from port to port on this journey.
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Whale watching from a zodiac in Alaska.
$3,995
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Alaska's Glaciers & Whales

8 Day Itinerary aboard SS Legacy
  • Discover native Tlingit culture
  • Watch for whales in Frederick Sound
  • Hike along Baird Glacier
  • Kayak, paddle board & explore
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Experience unmatched birding, wildlife viewing, and whale watching on this fantastic 8-day voyage aboard the SS Legacy. Starting in the capital city of Juneau, admire unique wildlife and breathtaking lanscapes, visiting Tracy Arm or Endicott Arm, Stephens Passage, Thomas Bay, Baird Glacier, LeConte …
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Humpback whale in Alaska.
$5,295
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Alaska's Glaciers & Whales

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Endeavour
  • View glaciers and remote coves
  • Watch for wildlife, whales & birds
  • Kayak, paddle board & explore
  • Enjoy intertidal shore walks &hikes
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join this 8-day adventure to the Alaska wilderness. Discover cascading waterfalls and incredible drifting icebergs. The geology is fascinating and so is the wildlife. Keep an eye out for mountain goats, bears, and eagles. Make waves for Stephens Passage. It’s all hands on deck watching for …
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Bald eagles resting
$6,190
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Alaska's Frontier and Wilderness Quest

11 Day Itinerary aboard Chichagof Dream
  • Visit the scenic Baranof Island
  • Scout for humpback whales
  • Explore the protected Taku Harbor
  • Tour the dramatic Margerie Glacier
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore Southeast Alaska's northern end on this 11-day cruise from Sitka to Juneau, a beautiful region of tidewater glaciers, abundant wildlife, and unique frontiers.This dynamic itinerary includes two full days in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, the rollicking gold-rush town of …
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Family hiking on a tour of Alaska
$4,490
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True Alaskan Family Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Chichagof Dream
  • Visit the Alaska Raptor Center
  • Experience the Bear rescue center
  • Discover charming Petersburg
  • Hike in Glacier Bay National Park
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Cruising as a family provides an opportunity to strengthen bonds through shared discoveries and learning, creating memories that span the generations. These voyages feature an onboard Youth Expedition Leader who lead activities, exploration, and educational programs tailored for children age 7 and …
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Cruising the arctic waters
$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
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore Alaska on an active, exciting expedition to see the region’s iconic wildlife and epic landscapes in the compact timeframe of one work week. Take long hikes on world-class trails through forests of towering trees, kayak long routes deep into glacially-carved fjords, and raft to an …
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Hiking with a group
$3,890
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Alaska's Glacier Bay & Island Adventure - Roundtrip Juneau

8 Day Itinerary aboard Admiralty Dream
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • Experience Kake's traditions
  • Scout for whales and marine mammals
  • Journey through glacial fjords
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This incredible 8-day cruise sails roundtrip from Alaska’s capital city of Juneau. Featuring two days in Glacier Bay National Park, the charming communities of Sitka and Petersburg, and the Tlingit village of Kake on Kupreanof Island. Along the way, you have incredible opportunities to view …
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Kayaking in the fjord
$4,500
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Discovery Cruise

9 Day Itinerary aboard Island Spirit
  • Stroll through Tenakee Springs
  • Attend a native dance in Hoonah
  • Cruise Ford's Terror canyon
  • Enjoy kayaking & zip-lining
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing, Zip Line
Activity Level: Relaxed
Discover the Alaskan wilderness on an 9-day Alaskan cruise aboard the Island Spirit. This spectacular voyage sails to the historic ports of Juneau and Petersburg, and crosses into Ford's Terror. View the stunning wildlife which call Alaska home from the comfort of your ship.
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Kayaking to the glacier!
$4,500
Save $505
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Wilderness Cruise

9 Day Itinerary aboard Island Spirit
  • Revel in the midst of Dawes Glacier
  • Admire brown bears and whales
  • Unwind in Tenakee Springs
  • Enjoy the world's longest zip-line
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing, Zip Line
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore some of the less traveled, most beautiful, and pristine areas of Southeast Alaska during this unique 9-day cruise on the Island Spirit. This incredible voyage allows travelers to experience areas of the Alaskan wilderness by kayak, foot, from the ship, and even by zip line!
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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 across Red Bluff Bay
  • Explore Tenakee Springs
  • Visit Juneau's State Museum
Activities: Helicopter Tour, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing, Zip Line
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the Island Spirit in Petersberg, Alaska and begin your 9-day small ship cruise through America's Last Frontier. Enjoy visits to local villages such as Kake, Tenakee Spring, & Icy Strait. Interact with locals and learn about their culture and history. Take a scenic cruise through …
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Enjoying a hiking excursion in Alaska
$8,295
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Alaska Glacier Cruise - Ultimate Expedition

15 Day Itinerary aboard SS Legacy
  • Admire wonderful marine wildlife
  • Learn about the history of Haines
  • Hike along Baird’s moraine
  • Kayak along spectacular fjords
Activities: Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Enjoy a fantastic 15-day expedition sailing around one of the most magical regions on Earth - Southeast Alaska. Spend a full day in spectacular Glacier Bay National Park, joined by a park ranger that makes your experience unforgettable. Adventure opportunities include skiffing through iceberg …
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