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Get ready to experience unbridled nature like never before as you explore the virgin Alaskan wilderness from aboard one of these adventure cruises. An expedition to Alaska will give you the chance to witness some of the most incredible flora and fauna that the Great North hosts, like brown and black bears, bald eagles, and moose. Even onboard you will witness some impressive marine life, including the majestic orcas and humpback whales breaching the water. We only feature small cruise vessels, which means that you will have exclusive access to some of the most remote visitor sites - kayak through icy fjords, visit local villages, hike across pristine waterfalls and breathtaking granite cliffs. Some stops along the way may include Juneau, the Tracy Arm, Wrangell Narrows, eagle preserves, & Glacier Bay National Park.
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Kayaking close to glaciers
$4,995
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Alaska's Inside Passage Sojourn

9 Day Itinerary aboard Alaskan Dream
  • Kayak along the Alaskan coastline
  • Watch glaciers calve giant icebergs
  • Visit the highlights of Juneau
  • Journey through Tracy Arm Fjord
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Spend 9 days aboard the Alaskan Dream chasing beautiful, dramatic landscapes and Alaskan wildlife. After setting sail from Sitka head towards Glacier Bay National Park for the chance to see bears, wolves, humpback whales, and sea lions. Tour the capital city of Juneau and see all the highlights of …
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Alaskan bears
$7,595
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Bears, Bergs & Bushwhacking

9 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Quest
  • Learn Kupreanof Island's history
  • Explore the Tebenkof Bay Wilderness
  • Visit National Monuments
  • Enjoy pre-cruise adventures
  • Tour LeConte Glacier
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Filled with icy fjords towering over the Pacific Ocean with snowy peaks stretching across the horizon, Alaska seems to have no boundaries. Start this magnificent expedition in Petersburg, nicknamed “Little Norway”, and make your way across this rich region admiring all the local wonders …
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Traveler on a glacier tour of Alaska.
$3,795
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Alaska's Glacier Bay & Island Adventure

8 Day Itinerary aboard Admiralty Dream
  • Explore Saginaw Bay
  • Visit Petersburg, a Norweigian town
  • Scout for humpback whales
  • Sail along Tracy Arm & Glacier Bay
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Savor the serenity of raw wilderness in this 8-day magical expedition to Southeast Alaska.Sail from Sitka to Juneau while exploring Alaska's pristine coastline. Kayak in Saginaw Bay, explore a town rich in Scandinavian culture, scout for humpback whales, and cruise through Tracy Arm Fjord. This …
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Family hiking on a tour of Alaska
$6,895
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Alaska's Southeast Explorer

11 Day Itinerary aboard Alaskan Dream
  • Watch Margerie Glacier calve
  • Ride the White Pass Railroad
  • Navigate Tracy Arm entirely
  • Interact with locals in Metlakatla
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Visit the highlights of Southeast Alaska in this 11-day small ship cruise getting close to thundering tidewater glaciers and watching stunning wilderness alongsideNaturalistsand CulturalHeritageGuides. Enjoy daily shore excursions through scenic landscapes and national historic sites. Learn about …
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Kayaking through Alaska.
$6,845
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Fjords of Alaska-Ultimate Expedition

15 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Explorer
  • View glaciers in Glacier Bay NP
  • Explore the forests of the mainland
  • Discover Wrangell
  • Hike along Chichagof Island
  • Watch for whales in Icy Strait
  • Transit winding Wrangell Narrows
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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Kayaking Tracy Arm Fjord in Tongass National Forest.
$8,990
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Epic Alaska - Misty Fiords to the Lynn Canal

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, Land & Sea, 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
$7,595
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Fjords of Alaska-Ultimate Expedition

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
  • Mendenhall paddle and hike
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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Alaska wildlife tours and brown bear fishing for salmon
$4,795
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Alaska's Glacier Country

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Endeavour
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover orca and humpback whales
  • Enjoy wildlife viewing
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 8-day cruise aboard Safari Endeavour gives an in-depth exploration of Alaska. Snug-in your kayak to 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, …
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Traveler on a glacier tour of Alaska.
$4,795
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Alaska's Glacier Country - Fitness & Yoga

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Endeavour
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover orca and humpback whales
  • Enjoy wildlife viewing
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 8-day small ship cruise will take your fitness journey to the next level. Have your binoculars ready, and look for puffins, Guillemots, gulls, snoozing sea lions, bears, mountain goats, orca and humpback whales. Go deep on training, diet, and mindfulness—your wellness hosts provide …
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Three Killer Whales swimming side by side.
$10,900
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A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii

15 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • Sail into deep fjords & channels
  • Encounter & observe varied wildlife
  • Visit Haida Gwaii
  • Kayak in Misty Fjord's backwaters
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Embark on a 15-day adventure between Sitka, Alaska and Seattle, Washington, exploring three of the most appealing wild regions in the Pacific Northwest: Alaska’s Inside Passage, coastal British Columbia, and Haida Gwaii. Sail into mist-shrouded fjords and past crashing glaciers, see brown …
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A humpback whale breaches from Alaskan waters
$8,730
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Nome to Seward

12 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • See the local museum in Provideniya
  • Cruise towards Kuyveveem
  • Get a close look of the wildlife
  • See the Holgate Glacier
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud in sailing from Alaska to Russia and back across the Bering Sea, experiencing all the natural wonders these starkly beautiful places have to offer. In Chukotka cruise the spectacular bird cliffs at Cape Kuyveveem and see the museum in Provideniya. In Alaska, look for seals and …
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A Bald Eagle catches a fish.
$4,095
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Alaska's Glacier Country

8 Day Itinerary aboard SS Legacy
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover orca and humpback whales
  • Enjoy wildlife viewing
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 8-day cruise aboard SS Legacy gives an in-depth exploration of Alaska. Snug-in your kayak to 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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View of Mendenhall glacier on an Alaska cruise
$7,695
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Alaska's Glacier Country

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Explorer
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover orca and humpback whales
  • Enjoy wildlife viewing
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 8-day cruise aboard Safari Explorer 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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Wild grizzly bear
$8,395
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Alaska Yacht - Bears, Bergs & Bushwhacking

2020 - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Quest
  • Learn Kupreanof Island's history
  • Explore the Tebenkof Bay Wilderness
  • Visit National Monuments
  • Enjoy pre-cruise adventures
  • Tour LeConte Glacier
Activities: Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
Filled with icy fjords towering over the Pacific Ocean with snowy peaks stretching across the horizon, Alaska seems to have no boundaries. Start this magnificent expedition in Petersburg, nicknamed “Little Norway”, and make your way across this rich region admiring all the local wonders …
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Humpback whale in Alaska.
$5,395
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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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Margerie Glacier in Alaska
$6,890
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Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Venture
  • Explore the region
  • Encounter Encounter
  • See the Alaska undersea
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, 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 sure guidance of …
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Downtown Juneau, Alaska
$4,095
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Alaska's Glacier Country - Fitness & Yoga

8 Day Itinerary aboard SS Legacy
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover orca and humpback whales
  • Enjoy wildlife viewing
  • Partake in yoga sessions
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level: Relaxed
This 8-day small ship cruise will take your fitness journey to the next level. Have your binoculars ready, and look for puffins, Guillemots, gulls, snoozing sea lions, bears, mountain goats, orca and humpback whales. Go deep on training, diet, and mindfulness—your wellness hosts provide …
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Family hiking on a tour of Alaska
$4,795
Save $200
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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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