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Moose found on an Alaska wildlife tour
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Glacier Bay National Park Adventure

8 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Discoverer
  • 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 remote land is worth exploring. This dazzling voyage offers the opportunity to admire the exotic wildlife of this region. Keep …
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Explore the beautiful San Juan Islands
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Salish Sea & San Juan Islands Adventure

6 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Legacy
  • Explore the San Juan archipelago
  • Hike through old-growth forest
  • Kayak and paddle across the water
  • Watch for whales & orcas
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an incredible 6-da small ship cruise across the San Juan archipelago. Discover the wonders of the Salish Sea while making your way from Seattle to the Strait of Juan de Fucaand back! Transit the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and cruise Lakes Union and Washington. Enjoy unique birding …
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Apr 258Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
May 028Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
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May 168Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
May 238Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
May 308Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
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Jun 138Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Jun 208Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Jun 278Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Jul 048Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Jul 118Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Jul 188Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Jul 258Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Aug 018Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Aug 088Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Aug 158Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Aug 228Glacier Bay National Park Adventure
Sep 126Salish Sea & San Juan Islands Adventure
Sep 196Salish Sea & San Juan Islands Adventure
Sep 266Salish Sea & San Juan Islands Adventure
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Oct 176Salish Sea & San Juan Islands Adventure
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Max Passengers: 76
Ship Type: Expedition Cruise Ship

The small ship, Wilderness Discoverer, 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 Discoverer
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. 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. 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 Discoverer 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: 76
Crew Complement: 28
Draft: 6.5 feet
Length: 176 feet
Beam: 39 feet
Cruising Speed: 10 knots
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Wilderness Discoverer's Navigator Cabin.
Navigator
Main Deck, cabins 201, 203-208 and 210. Queen or twin beds, private bath with shower and view window.
Interior Cabin
Trailblazer
Observation Deck, cabins 310-325. Queen or twin beds, private bath with shower and view window.
Wilderness Discoverer's Pathfinder Cabin.
Pathfinder
Observation Deck, cabins 300-309. Outside entry, queen bed, sitting area, private bath with shower and view window.
Wilderness Discoverer's Explorer Double Cabin.
Explorer
Sun Deck, cabins 400-403. Separate sitting area, queen or twin beds, private bath with shower, large picture window with sofa bed/triple.
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These special offers are applicable only to new bookings.
Discounts are subject to availability, so contact us for more details.
Early Booking Savings - Book before December 15, 2020 and save $400 per person. Valid for new reservations made from March 5, 2020, forward. Excludes Master, Navigator and Mariner cabin categories. Some restrictions may apply. Contact us for more details.
Applies to 2021 & 2022 departures
Early Booking Savings - Book before December 15, 2020 and save $400 per person. Valid for new reservations made from March 5, 2020, forward. Excludes Master, Navigator and Mariner cabin categories. Some restrictions may apply. Contact us for more details.
Applies to 2021 & 2022 departures
Make a new 2021-2022 booking on any departure for only $100/cabin deposit. Offer valid until December 15, 2020. Excludes Galapagos. Applicable to cruise only. Other restrictions may apply; please contact us for details.
Applies to all departures up to Dec 31, 2022
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