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Alaska travel and aurora borealis
$2,995
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Alaska Fjords & Glaciers

8 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Adventurer
  • Listen for \"white thunder\"
  • Explore glacial landscapes
  • Sail through Stephens Passage
  • Kayak, paddle board, skiff and hike
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the mainland of Alaska — glacial landscapes, old growth, and rainforest. Along the way enjoy wilderness hikes, massive icebergs, and calving glaciers; watch for wildlife and whales in Frederick Sound; kayak, paddle board, and wildlife-watch in Stephen's Passage; explore Tongass …
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Traveler on a glacier tour of Alaska.
$2,995
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Glacier Bay National Park Adventure

8 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Adventurer
  • Discover Glacier Bay National Park
  • Admire Alaskan wildlife
  • Visit Grand Pacific Glacier
  • Hike down Fairweather Mountain
Activities: Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Discover the unique Glacier Bay National Park, home to the world's largest marine sanctuary. From kelp-lined channels to hemlock and spruce forests, every inch of this far northwest corner is worth exploring. This dazzling voyage offers the opportunity to admire the exotic wildlife of this …
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Alaska travel and dall sheep grazing on Alaska hillside
$4,995
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Glacier Bay Small Ship Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Adventurer
  • Spend two days in Glacier Bay
  • Explore Chichagof Island
  • Check out tide pools by kayak
  • Skiff up Endicott Arm
  • Hike in moss-covered wilderness
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Enjoy the unique opportunity to spend two full days in Glacier Bay National Park, joined by a park ranger who shares their expert insight as you explore far reaches by skiff, kayak, and foot. Spot orca and humpbackwhales in Frederick Sound and Chatham Strait, and keep your eyes open for the …
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Hiking through the mountains
$2,995
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Northern Passages & Glacier Bay

8 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Adventurer
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Go whale watching
  • Enjoy wildlife searches
  • Tour South Marble Island
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join the Wilderness Adventurer for this 8-day voyage that takes you into the jewel of the US National Park System. Kayak, paddle board, and skiff to explore this majestic region and spend two days in Glacier Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hike ashore in Glacier Bay National Park and along …
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2018
EmbarksDays 
Aug 258Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Sep 018Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Sep 088Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Sep 158Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Sep 228Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Sep 298Alaska Fjords & Glaciers
2019
EmbarksDays 
Apr 138Northern Passages & Glacier Bay
Apr 208Northern Passages & Glacier Bay
Apr 278Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
May 048Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
May 118Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
May 188Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
May 258Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Jun 018Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Jun 088Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Jun 158Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Jun 228Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Jun 298Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Jul 068Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Jul 138Glacier Bay Small Ship Cruise
Jul 208Glacier Bay Small Ship Cruise
Jul 278Glacier Bay Small Ship Cruise
Aug 038Glacier Bay Small Ship Cruise
Aug 108Glacier Bay Small Ship Cruise
Aug 178Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Aug 248Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Aug 318Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Sep 078Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Sep 148Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Sep 218Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Sep 288Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Passengers: 60
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship

The small ship, Wilderness Adventurer, is an expedition ship capable of nimble exploration through nature’s most dramatic hideaways. The shallow draft and hull design allow easy access to Southeast Alaska’s wildlife-rich shores and glacially-fed inlets and serve as ideal “launching pads” for an exciting array of daily adventure excursions. A fully-equipped fishing boat also travels with each small ship.

Life aboard the Wilderness Adventurer
The interior spaces offer contemporary colors and brushed metals that complement the wilderness outside and both the public and private spaces are loaded with special amenities.

Large flat screen TVs in the main salon are available to show personal videos captured during the excursions while everyone gathers together at night - spawning lively discussion on the most amazing encounter or the best "fish story." A large selection of micro-brews, wine and spirits are available for purchase at the bar while reliving the day's activities. Educational presentations from the onboard Naturalists are also broadcast on certain nights in the salon and into the cabins.

Evenings onboard ship offer opportunities to relax with a good book, rejuvenate with a massage or rejoice with your fellow adventurers. Each day offers a cocktail hour followed by a delicious and healthy meal, plus opportunities to learn from locals and onboard Expedition Leaders/Naturalists.

While comfortable public areas encourage engaging conversations and cozy relaxation, you may also choose to retreat to your cabin to watch a DVD or view videos taken during the day by your fellow shipmates as they are piped in from the central control station.

Each ship has a large resource library and hundreds of DVD titles.

Cabin Amenities
Each cabin offers private facilities and view windows. Each cabin also has an iPod docking station. The bathrooms feature a hair dryer and sundries such as shampoo, conditioner, soap and lotion.

The ships are equipped with flat screen TVs/DVDs in each cabin. All cabins are linked electronically so that videos shot during each day can be shared across the ship on designated channels.

Daily Excursions
Wilderness Adventurer provides most of the gear required for your explorations. Each ship is equipped with kayaks, drysuits, snorkeling gear, paddle boards, inflatable boats, trekking poles, reuseable water bottles and overnight camping gear.

Ship Specifics
Capacity: 64
Crew Complement: 16
Draft: 6.5 feet
Length: 156 feet
Beam: 38 feet
Cruising Speed: 10 knots
Wilderness Adventurer's Navigator Cabin
Navigator
Main Deck, cabins 200-208, 210. Queen or twin beds, private bath with shower and view window.
Wilderness Adventurer' Trailblazer Cabin
Trailblazer
Observation Deck, cabins 301-302, 307-320. Queen bed or twin beds, private bath with shower and view window
Wilderness Adventurer's Pathfinder Cabin
Pathfinder
Observation deck, cabins 303-306. Outside entry, double bed with private bath with shower and view window.
Navigator Cabin
Single
Main Deck, cabin 202. Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower
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The trip was terrific with great planning on your part. Most of the adventures were not mainstream and somewhat off the beaten path which made it especially enjoyable!! We felt taken care of and you all were readily available to respond to questions and issues. I would highly recommend your company and friends have already expressed interest based on our pictures and excitement.
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