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Exploring Alaska's glaciers

Last Frontier Adventure - Juneau to Sitka

Example 8 Day Cruise aboard Chichagof Dream
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Take this 8-day cruise on the Chichagof Dream for a fun-filled adventure with the activities on the program to be able to visit Alaska from Juneau to Sitka. The exciting program includes everyday activities like guided hikes around Hobart Bay, discovering Baranof Island's "Waterfall Coast," kayaking in a glacial fjord, surveying marine life in Frederick Sound, and more. You'll spend most of your time in outlying areas while sailing between Juneau and Sitka, including Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. A trip to the company's exclusive Orca Point Lodge is also included in the package.
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Highlights
  • Experience Glacier Bay National Park's wilderness
  • Visit Frederick Sound for humpback whales and other marine creatures.
  • Hike on many trails in Sitka and get a wider view of the beautiful city
  • Kayak along Baranof Island's renowned Waterfall Coast
Activity Level: Relaxed
Involves minimal physical effort and is typically associated with leisurely activities. Activities are low-intensity or last less than a few hours each day.
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Day 1: Juneau, Alaska | Embark

Disembark in Alaska's capital city of Juneau. Transfer to the airport or your hotel is complimentary.

Day 2: Glacier Bay National Park

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This remarkable national park fjord extends 65 miles, contains eight tidewater glaciers, and provides pristine habitat for a expedition of wildlife, including both brown and black bears, wolves, mountain goats, Steller sea lions, and humpback whales. The highlight for many is the Margerie Glacier, known for its dramatic calving displays. A Glacier Bay National Park Service Ranger narrates the day's programanand a Native Huna Tlingit interpretive naturalist joins us to reveal traditional cultural ties to this ancient treasure. End the day in Bartlett Cove to enjoy a rainforest path, the inspiring Tlingit tribal house, and a fully articulated humpback whale skeleton.

Day 3: Wilderness Exploration & Orca Point Lodge

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Begin the day with an unscripted exploration of Southeast Alaska. Your captain and crew will search for wildlife, including the area’s famous humpback whales. End the day's adventure with a relaxing evening at Orca Point Lodge, an exclusive day-lodge on Colt Island. Enjoy a Tlingit cultural presentation, as well as the beautiful grounds, beach, and marine life touch-tank. Dine on Alaskan salmon, Alaskan king crab, or prime rib from the warmth of the lodge, or nestled next to a beachside bonfire. 

Day 4: Endicott Arm & Ford's Terror

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Enjoy an exciting kayak expedition in Endicott Arm, a glacial fjord in the Tracy Arm Ford’s Terror Wilderness area. Paddle the turquoise fjord water amidst icebergs, guided by a crew member. Board your ship’s expedition skiff for a journey into Ford’s Terror, a narrow fjord that earned its name when a 19th century seafarer discovered the power of its current. View the impressive Dawes Glacier, an active tidewater glacier at the head of Endicott Arm. 

Day 5: Hobart Bay

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Through an exclusive agreement with a local Alaska Native organization, guests have private access to the beautiful wilderness of Hobart Bay. Enjoy guided hikes, kayaking, skiff rides, or sipping your favorite beverage and enjoying Alaskan snacks near a campfire. A variety of marine life and birds frequent this area, as well as black bears and other terrestrial animals.

Day 6: Frederick Sound

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Scout for humpback whales and other marine mammals in Frederick Sound. Humpbacks are famous for behavior that lends itself to incredible viewing and photography, such as tail lobbing, lunge feeding, pectoral slapping, breaching, and picturesque dives that showcase their massive flukes. Other opportunities for in-depth exploration include the protected waters or shores of Security Bay, Skanax Bay, Pybus Bay, and The Brothers islands.

Day 7: Rainforest Hike & Baranof Island's Waterfall Coast

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  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the day exploring remote, Inside Passage wilderness. Hike a rainforest trail, featuring towering spruce and hemlock trees and lush undergrowth. Your knowledgeable guide will provide commentary on the indigenous plants and wildlife of the area. Explore Baranof Island’s charming shoreline dubbed “The Waterfall Coast” and savor an opportunity to kayak a protected bay in the area. 

Day 8: Sitka, Alaska | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Disembark in Sitka. Transfer to the airport or your hotel is complimentary.

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Averaging 208 sq. ft. One queen bed, two large picture windows, wardrobe, vanity, comfortable sitting area, private bathroom with shower.

Notes

Discount for a 3rd or 4th guest in the same stateroom will be 15% off the regular rate regardless of age,

Children 15 & under receive a 15% discount.

Prices are per person and in USD. Single Supplements are 50% of the cabin rates. 
Included
  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 7 Dinners
  • 7 Nights Accommodations
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Activities as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Access to a 24-7 Emergency line while traveling
  • Complimentary glass of wine or beer with dinner 
Excluded
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Fuel and transportation surcharges (when applicable)
  • Pre- and Post Land Arrangements
  • Alcohol outside of included glass at dinner
  • Port Fees & Taxes: Not included and subject to change until final payment. Up to $350 per person depending on cabin type.

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