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Get to know the side of the United States that most people never see - the wild & wonderful frontiers of this vast country will delight you as you explore a variety of different landscapes, each with their own unique wildlife. The broad expanse of America stretches across the Rocky Mountains & the golden plains from the Atlantic Coast to the Pacific Coast, and includes the untamed wilderness of Alaska & the tropical island paradise of Hawaii. Journey along Canada's coast, enjoy some of the best Maine lobsters, & arrive in Boston, aboard the Waters of North America cruise. From the panhandle of Juneau, Alaska experience Glacier Bay National Park & the stunningly deep Endicott Arm fjord. Or explore the wild west just as Lewis & Clark did, navigating the mountainous Northwest an a cruise up the Columbus & Snake Rivers.
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Kayaking Tracy Arm Fjord in Tongass National Forest.
$8,990
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Big Picture Alaska

11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • Raft the Chilkat Eagle Preserve
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • Search for humpback whales
  • Learn about Tlingit heritage
Activities: Biking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on an immersive, wide-ranging photo expedition that focuses entirely on Alaska’s famed Inside Passage. Experience the perfect mix of small-town life and the grand expanse of the wild landscape that surrounds it. Capture it all with the help of your photo expedition team. Enjoy ample …
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Moose found on an Alaska wildlife tour
$7,145
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Ultimate Bays & Fjords of Alaska

15 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Discoverer
  • View glaciers in Glacier Bay NP
  • Explore the forests of the mainland
  • Hike along Chichagof Island
  • Watch for whales in Icy Strait
  • Transit winding Wrangell Narrows
  • Visit the Kiksetti Totem Park
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Grab your camera and set out for adventure on this 15-day Alaskan cruise. Pristine landscape, untouched coves, and astounding wildlife are sure to delight and entrance you as you sail alongside glaciers and icebergs. Embrace the Alaskan wilderness as you cruise from port to port on this journey.
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Whale watching from a zodiac in Alaska.
$3,995
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Alaska's Glaciers & Whales

8 Day Itinerary aboard SS Legacy
  • Discover native Tlingit culture
  • Watch for whales in Frederick Sound
  • Hike along Baird Glacier
  • Kayak, paddle board & explore
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Experience unmatched birding, wildlife viewing, and whale watching on this fantastic 8-day voyage aboard the SS Legacy. Starting in the capital city of Juneau, admire unique wildlife and breathtaking lanscapes, visiting Tracy Arm or Endicott Arm, Stephens Passage, Thomas Bay, Baird Glacier, LeConte …
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Humpback whale in Alaska.
$5,295
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Alaska's Glaciers & Whales

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Endeavour
  • View glaciers and remote coves
  • Watch for wildlife, whales & birds
  • Kayak, paddle board & explore
  • Enjoy intertidal shore walks &hikes
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join this 8-day adventure to the Alaska wilderness. Discover cascading waterfalls and incredible drifting icebergs. The geology is fascinating and so is the wildlife. Keep an eye out for mountain goats, bears, and eagles. Make waves for Stephens Passage. It’s all hands on deck watching for …
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Bald eagles resting
$6,190
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Alaska's Frontier and Wilderness Quest

11 Day Itinerary aboard Chichagof Dream
  • Visit the scenic Baranof Island
  • Scout for humpback whales
  • Explore the protected Taku Harbor
  • Tour the dramatic Margerie Glacier
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore Southeast Alaska's northern end on this 11-day cruise from Sitka to Juneau, a beautiful region of tidewater glaciers, abundant wildlife, and unique frontiers.This dynamic itinerary includes two full days in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, the rollicking gold-rush town of …
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Spot the Northern Lights. Credit Arturo Polo Ena.
$7,950
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Remote Alaska Adventure

5 Day Itinerary
  • Adventure on flight-safari tours
  • Stay in comfortable cabins
  • Spot a variety of wildlife
  • Adventure on foot, by kayak, or ski
Activities: Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Land, Skiing, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Easy Active
Ultima Thule Lodge combines the wild adventure of an Alaska wilderness lodge with all the creature comforts expected with high-end hotels. Add in the daily plane safari adventures and the customized experiences for groups of just two people, and you will find yourself feeling like family at this …
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Family hiking on a tour of Alaska
$4,490
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True Alaskan Family Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Chichagof Dream
  • Visit the Alaska Raptor Center
  • Experience the Bear rescue center
  • Discover charming Petersburg
  • Hike in Glacier Bay National Park
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Cruising as a family provides an opportunity to strengthen bonds through shared discoveries and learning, creating memories that span the generations. These voyages feature an onboard Youth Expedition Leader who lead activities, exploration, and educational programs tailored for children age 7 and …
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Cruising the arctic waters
$4,290
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Wild Alaska Escape

6 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • Journey by kayak into dramatic bays
  • Raft the Chilkat River with guides
  • See Haines by raft, bike, or foot
  • View glaciers and icebergs
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore Alaska on an active, exciting expedition to see the region’s iconic wildlife and epic landscapes in the compact timeframe of one work week. Take long hikes on world-class trails through forests of towering trees, kayak long routes deep into glacially-carved fjords, and raft to an …
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Hiking Glacier Ridge
$7,425
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Alaska Wilderness Lodges

5 Day Itinerary
  • Kayak or canoe on Winterlake
  • Helicopter to nearby mountains
  • Deepsea fish for salmon & halibut
Activities: Cooking Class, Fishing, Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Kayaking, Land, Wilderness Lodge
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore two unique and remote Alaska wilderness lodges on this all inclusive Alaska wilderness experience. Fly by float plane to the remote Winterlake Lodge and Tutka Bay for exploring by helicopter and float plane, including fishing, hiking, kayaking, and wildlife spotting. Enjoy yoga, …
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Hiking with a group
$3,890
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Alaska's Glacier Bay & Island Adventure - Roundtrip Juneau

8 Day Itinerary aboard Admiralty Dream
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • Experience Kake's traditions
  • Scout for whales and marine mammals
  • Journey through glacial fjords
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This incredible 8-day cruise sails roundtrip from Alaska’s capital city of Juneau. Featuring two days in Glacier Bay National Park, the charming communities of Sitka and Petersburg, and the Tlingit village of Kake on Kupreanof Island. Along the way, you have incredible opportunities to view …
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Kayaking to the glacier!
$4,500
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Wilderness Cruise

9 Day Itinerary aboard Island Spirit
  • Revel in the midst of Dawes Glacier
  • Admire brown bears and whales
  • Unwind in Tenakee Springs
  • Enjoy the world's longest zip-line
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing, Zip Line
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore some of the less traveled, most beautiful, and pristine areas of Southeast Alaska during this unique 9-day cruise on the Island Spirit. This incredible voyage allows travelers to experience areas of the Alaskan wilderness by kayak, foot, from the ship, and even by zip line!
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Kayaking in the fjord
$4,500
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Discovery Cruise

9 Day Itinerary aboard Island Spirit
  • Stroll through Tenakee Springs
  • Attend a native dance in Hoonah
  • Cruise Ford's Terror canyon
  • Enjoy kayaking & zip-lining
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing, Zip Line
Activity Level: Relaxed
Discover the Alaskan wilderness on an 9-day Alaskan cruise aboard the Island Spirit. This spectacular voyage sails to the historic ports of Juneau and Petersburg, and crosses into Ford's Terror. View the stunning wildlife which call Alaska home from the comfort of your ship.
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Tutka Bay hiking
$4,865
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Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge

3-8 Day Itinerary
  • Fish the deep sea for salmon
  • Visit Katmai National Park
  • Kayak around Tutka Bay
  • Tour an oyster farm in Sedovia
Activities: Fishing, Kayaking, Land, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Explore the Alaskan wilderness on this 4-day stay at Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge. Arrive in Homer and water taxi across the bay. Be sure to keep your eyes open for humpback whales, orca whales, and baby sea otters. Take guided adventures each day including deep sea fishing, visiting Katmai National …
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Kayaks await in Alaska
$3,995
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Hinterlands Cruise

9 Day Itinerary aboard Island Spirit
  • Interact with locals in Kake
  • Kayak across Red Bluff Bay
  • Explore Tenakee Springs
  • Visit Juneau's State Museum
Activities: Helicopter Tour, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing, Zip Line
Activity Level: Relaxed
Board the Island Spirit in Petersberg, Alaska and begin your 9-day small ship cruise through America's Last Frontier. Enjoy visits to local villages such as Kake, Tenakee Spring, & Icy Strait. Interact with locals and learn about their culture and history. Take a scenic cruise through …
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Bear taking a drink
$4,160
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Alaska Bear-Viewing Lodge

4-5 Day Itinerary
  • Watch bears up-close with a guide
  • Spot otters, seals, and foxes
  • Enjoy the rustic comfort of a cabin
Activities: Land, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Easy Active
Enjoy 4 days in the remote Alaska wilderness bear viewing at Katmai Wilderness Lodge. This remote Alaska lodge experience is a perfect add-on to any Alaska cruise or Alaska tour, offering you the chance to explore the remote Alaska wilderness with experienced guides. Here you find the perfect …
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Hike to Iceberg Lake
$3,340
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Iceberg Lake Basecamp

8 Day Itinerary
  • Hike Alaska's remote backcountry
  • Tour the Kennicott Copper Mine
  • Fly by bush plane to Iceberg Lake
  • Walk or Ice Climb on Root Glacier
Activities: Camping, Hiking, Land, Whitewater Rafting
Activity Level: Moderate
Explore one of the most extensive wilderness areas in North America on this backcountry Alaska camping and hiking tour. Travel to remote McCarthy, a former boomtown in the Gold Rush days. Set foot on Root Glacier or even opt for an ice climb! You can also choose to river raft the nearby Kennicott …
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Ridge hike
$3,275
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Alaska Backcountry Adventure

7 Day Itinerary
  • Hike the Wrangell-St. Elias Park
  • Basecamp in an alpine magic-land
  • Walk and ice climb Root Glacier
  • Stay in the historic Kennicott town
Activities: Camping, Hiking, Land, Wilderness Lodge
Activity Level: Moderate
Hike the Wrangell - St. Elias backcountry on this Alaska hiking tour. This region is one of the most expansive tracts of wilderness remaining in North America and offers the avid hiker a playground of options for exploring. Travel by bush plane to a remote area with your private guide. Set up your …
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A grizzly bear catches a fish
$3,008
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Alaska Highlights

10 Day Itinerary
  • Stay at a remote lodge in Denali
  • Cruise the Kenai Fjords by boat
  • Visit the historic Talkeetna town
  • Explore Seward and the Exit Glacier
Activities: Hiking, Land, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Easy Active
Explore Alaska by way of the historic Alaska Railway. Start your Alaska adventure in northern Fairbanks and work your way south visiting Denali National Park with a stay deep in the heart of the Denali backcountry. Spend one night at Talkeetna Lodge, another historic rail stop. Continue south to …
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