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Denis Tangney
Stroll by the river running through Quebec City
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Explore the parks around Quebec City for a view of the city
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Cruises through British Columbia's Inside Passage, a thousand-mile archipelago, a long chain of islands stretching from Seattle to Alaska reveal an expansive wilderness of fjords, verdant mountainscapes, rainforests, and abundant wildlife perfect for accessing on a small cruise ship. British Columbia is the embarkation or disembarkation point for several cruises to Alaska and several cruises beginning in Seattle, Washington, USA also visit the emerald-green shores of Canada's Inside Passage including Johnstone Strait and Haida Gwaii National Reserve. You can kayak and paddleboard, sail through the high cliffs and fjords along the coast and see incredible animals like grizzly bears, moose, orcas, and humpback whales. Alternatively, experience Chilko Lake at British Colombia's premier luxury lakeside mountain lodge.
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10 Best British Columbia Small Ship Cruises & Tours for 2022-2023

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8 British Columbia Small Ship Cruises to Seattle & Alaska for 2022-2023

Trip NameFromDaysNext DepartureSummary
Last Frontier Adventure$39958May 27, 2022Chichagof Dream's 8-day Last Frontier Adventure offers more time in the woods and a higher level of adventure. On this journey, visit Baranof Island, …
Northern Passages & Glacier Bay$72958May 28, 2022Embark on the Safari Explorer for an 8-day cruise to Glacier Bay National Park, Chichagof Island, and Peril Strait as you cruise from Juneau to …
Inside Passage & Glacier Bay Wilderness Cruise$499513Sep 24, 2022On this 13-day small ship tour onboard Safari Endeavour, explore the Inside Passage and Glacier Bay. Whales and wildlife, kayaking, and hiking are …
Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness$73408May 28, 2022Explore Southeast Alaska aboard National Geographic Venture on its 8-day Alaska cruise from Juneau to Sitka. Hike over the spongy earth and float …
Explore! Olympic Wilderness & San Juan Islands$49958Sep 16, 2022You are sure to enjoy this 8-day roundtrip adventure cruise aboard the Safari Quest from Seattle to San Juan Island and back. Keep your eyes open and …
Wild Alaska Escape: Sitka to Juneau$46606May 29, 2022Board the National Geographic Sea Lion on this 6-day Wild Alaska Escape cruise exploring the coasts and forests of Alaska. Visit ports such as Sitka, …
Alaska Fjords & Glaciers$44958May 22, 2022Cruise through some of Alaska's most dramatic landscapes with opportunities to view a myriad of wildlife on this magnificent 8-day voyage onboard the …
Alaska's Inside Passage Sojourn$51959Jun 7, 2022Sail through Alaska's Inside Passage on this 9-day Alaskan cruise on the Baranof Dream. Visit the ports of Sitka, Juneau, Wrangell, and visit Glacier …
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10 Top-Rated British Columbia Small Cruise Ships for 2022-2023

Ship NameMax PassengersFromSummary
National Geographic Venture100$5400National Geographic Venture is perfectly designed to explore Alaska?s Inside Passage and beyond accommodating 100 passengers and providing a new …
Safari Endeavour84$4995The newly refurbished expedition vessel Safari Endeavour's three decks provide ample outside viewing opportunities and relaxing public spaces for …
L'Austral264$1450The L'Austral, sister ship to the Le Boreal, is the fruit of Italian expertise and French sophistication. A superb mega-yacht with 132 cabins, the …
Wilderness Explorer76$4695The Wilderness Explorer is equipped for action, adventure, and exploration. As with her sister ?Wilderness? ships, its interior complements the …
Safari Explorer36$6695Exquisitely appointed, the Safari Explorer carries 36 passengers on small ship cruising of Hawaii with luxury. She features an intimate wine library, …
National Geographic Sea Bird62$11580The Sea Bird, sister ship of the Sea Lion, can reach places inaccessible to larger ships due to its small size, yet it comfortably accommodates 62 …
Safari Quest22$4995The Safari Quest provides guests with intimate adventure experiences, comfortable staterooms and public spaces with ample room to get away from it …
Ocean Victory196$4199Experience an innovative design that brings a new level of responsible travel. Built for exploration in earth’s most fragile places, Ocean Victory …
National Geographic Quest100$10850The National Geographic Quest is a state-of-the-art expedition ship accommodating 100 guests in 5 different categories of fully equipped cabins. It …
Wilderness Discoverer76$3345Wilderness Discoverer is an expedition ship capable of nimble exploration through nature's most dramatic hideaways. Offering her 76 passengers an …
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Best British Columbia Small Ship Cruise Lines for 2022-2023
  • Silversea Cruises - offer seven itineraries departing from or sailing through Vancouver, British Columbia, including the Transatlantic, American West Coast, Alaska, Canada, and New England. Silversea's Millennium Class luxury cruise ship Silver Shadow retains Silversea's essence – spacious suites, a complement of only 388 guests, superior service – paired with a lively cosmopolitan atmosphere and enhanced amenities. 
  • Lindblad Expeditions - has four itineraries sailing across Vancouver, B.C., including Alaska, Haida Gwaii, and the San Juan Islands. National Geographic Resolution's most striking exterior feature, the patented X-Bow®, is a game-changing design that guarantees the smoothest, most comfortable ride in all kinds of conditions; and since it eliminates bow impact, a quieter ride, as well. 
  • American Queen Voyages - has Alaska & Pacific Coast cruise itineraries that utilize Vancouver, B.C. as its embarkation port. Ocean Victory uses the cleanest fuel available, provides unequaled access to wilderness waters, and is built for exploration in the world's most fragile regions.
  • UnCruise - sails to Alaska's and Canada's Inside Passages, visiting remote waters north of Vancouver. World-class adventure meets world-class style in Wilderness ExplorerWilderness Discoverer, and Wilderness Legacy.

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