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Embark on a remarkable journey to Alaska's Icy Strait with our 9 exceptional whale watching tours, offering a unique opportunity to witness the majesty of these gentle giants during 2024. As you glide through the pristine waters aboard small ship cruises, you'll be privy to not only whale watching but also wildlife viewing of sea lions, orcas, and bears, enriched by the expertise of park rangers and naturalists. Our tours, starting at $2,972, provide a multitude of adventure options, from kayaking amidst icebergs to hiking in the lush rainforests of Glacier Bay National Park. Whether you're stand up paddleboarding or quietly observing from the deck, the experiences garnered here are unparalleled. To weave the wild tapestry of Alaska's coastal wonders into your travel story, contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Family hiking on a tour of Alaska
$4,900
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Northern Passages & Glacier Bay

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Endeavour
  • Attend Park Ranger presentations
  • Hike at Glacier Bay National Park
  • Spot bears, otters, and whales
  • See Krestof and Nakwasina Sounds
  • Observe puffins and sea lions
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
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Journey into the crown jewel of the U.S. National Park System on this 8-day cruise aboard the Safari Endeavour. Explore Glacier Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, via kayak, paddleboard, snorkel, or boat. Highlights include trips to Glacier Bay National Park and Chichagof Islands' waterfall …
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Whale watching in Alaska
$7,200
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Inside Passage & Glacier Bay Wilderness Cruise

13 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Explorer
  • Enjoy Canada’s Inside Passages
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover LeConte Bay
  • Watch for whales at Frederick Sound
Starts / Ends:
Seattle / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Discover a wilderness beyond the expected on a 13-day Alaskan journey through Inside Passages and Glacier Bay National Park. Enjoy adventure activities in the San Juan Islands, Tongass National Forest, and Misty Fjords National Monument. Learn more about the Native culture and Pacific …
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Calm waters disturbed only by the flick of a whale's tail
$2,972
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Wild Alaska Escape: Haines, the Inian Islands, and Tracy Arm Fjord

Sitka - Juneau - 6 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Sea Lion
  • Journey by kayak into dramatic bays
  • Raft the Chilkat River with guides
  • See Haines by raft, bike, or foot
  • View glaciers and icebergs
Starts / Ends:
Sitka / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Board the National Geographic Sea Lion on this 6-day cruise to explore Alaska on an active expedition to see the region’s iconic wildlife and epic landscapes in a compact timeframe. Enjoy hikes on world-class trails through forests of towering trees, kayak deep into glacially-carved fjords, …
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Get up close to amazing glaciers in Alaska
$6,223
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Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Venture
  • View unique wildlife such as orcas
  • Visit Tracy or Endicott Arm fjords
  • Explore Alaskan ecosystems
  • Hike & kayak in Icy Strait
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, 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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Alaska wildlife tours and brown bear fishing for salmon
$6,100
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Alaska's Glacier Country

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Quest
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover orca and humpback whales
  • Enjoy wildlife viewing
  • Admire Alaska's natural beauty
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
This 8-day cruise aboard Safari Quest gives an in-depth exploration of Alaska. Snug-in your kayak, visit the remote bays off of Icy Strait or join the team on a skiff to watch sea lions play. Have your binoculars ready, and look for puffins, Guillemots, gulls, snoozing sea lions, bears, mountain …
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Kayaking Tracy Arm Fjord in Tongass National Forest.
$6,223
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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 Cruises, 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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San Juan Islands
$7,600
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Cruise To Alaska : Inside Passage with Glacier Bay & Olympic National Park

Seattle - Juneau - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Quest
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Experience wilderness kayaking
  • Watch for whales
  • Tour LeConte Bay iceberg gardens
Starts / Ends:
Seattle / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Variable
Cruise aboard Safari Quest on this 13-day exploration of Alaska and Canada's Inside Passages and Glacier Bay. Experience wilderness kayaking, paddle boarding, skiffing, and hiking. Learn the native culture and Pacific Northwest natural history, and participate in adventure activities at …
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Aerial view of Juneau, Alaska
$6,300
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Inside Passage & Glacier Bay

13 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Legacy
  • Enjoy Canada’s Inside Passages
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover LeConte Bay
  • Watch for whales at Frederick Sound
Starts / Ends:
Seattle / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
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. Discover more about Native American culture and the …
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Calm waters disturbed only by the flick of a whale's tail
$6,100
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Inside Passage & Glacier Bay Wilderness Cruise

Juneau -Seattle - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Endeavour
  • Enjoy Canada’s Inside Passages
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover LeConte Bay
  • Connect with Tlingit culture
  • Watch for whales at Icy Strait
Starts / Ends:
Juneau / Seattle
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
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. Discover more about indigenous culture and the …
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