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Embark on a journey to the heart of the Pacific Northwest, where the ocean's giants dance amidst the waves. Our 16 distinctive whale-watching tours for 2024-2025 offer an unparalleled opportunity to witness these majestic creatures in their natural habitat. The Pacific Northwest, a region of immense natural beauty, provides a stunning backdrop for whale watching, with its rugged coastlines and forested islands. Over the course of 8 to 27 days, adventurers can immerse themselves in the serene waters that are home to humpback whales, orcas, and a rich tapestry of marine life. Starting at $5,260, these tours not only promise the thrill of whale watching but also include cultural insights through village visits, and the tranquility of kayaking in mist-shrouded fjords. To set sail on a voyage that combines the thrill of wildlife viewing with the serenity of the sea, contact one of Adventure Life's Pacific Northwest specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Whale watching in Alaska
$7,200
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Inside Passage & Glacier Bay Wilderness Cruise

13 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Explorer
  • Enjoy Canada’s Inside Passages
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover LeConte Bay
  • Watch for whales at Frederick Sound
Starts / Ends:
Seattle / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover a wilderness beyond the expected on a 13-day Alaskan journey through Inside Passages and Glacier Bay National Park. Enjoy adventure activities in the San Juan Islands, Tongass National Forest, and Misty Fjords National Monument. Learn more about the Native culture and Pacific …
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Bald eagles resting
$10,465
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Treasures of the Inside Passage: Alaska and British Columbia

14 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • Explore the San Juan Islands
  • Observe a traditional performance
  • Learn about the local cultures
  • Search for humpback whales
  • Kayak Misty Fjord’s waters
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the National Geographic Queston a 14-day in-depth exploration of the San Juan Islands, British Columbia, and Alaska. Linger in the temperate rain forests and wildlife-rich channels of British Columbia, and enjoy ample time to discover the breathtaking fjords and towering glaciers of Southeast …
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A Bald Eagle catches a fish.
$9,802
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Treasures of the Inside Passage: Alaska and British Columbia

14 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Venture
  • Explore San Juan and Gulf Islands
  • Observe a moving First Nations
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board National Geographic Venture on this 14-day cruise to linger in the temperate rainforests and wildlife-rich channels of British Columbia, and enjoy ample time to explore the breathtaking fjords and towering glaciers of Southeast Alaska.Take advantage of a sighting of a pod of orcas or linger …
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Aerial view of Juneau, Alaska
$6,300
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Inside Passage & Glacier Bay

13 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Legacy
  • Enjoy Canada’s Inside Passages
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover LeConte Bay
  • Watch for whales at Frederick Sound
Starts / Ends:
Seattle / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Thirteen days take you through the inside passages and Glacier Bay National Park plus remote wilderness, Native culture, and history. Enjoy adventure activities in the San Juan Islands, Tongass National Forest, and Misty Fjords National Monument. Discover more about Native American culture and the …
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Get up close to amazing glaciers in Alaska
$7,100
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Majestic Alaska

Sitka to Vancouver - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Explore the Inside Passage
  • Observe whales and grizzly bears
  • Discover Tsimshian people in Alaska
  • Visit traditional villages
Starts / Ends:
Sitka / Vancouver, BC
Activities:
Spa Relaxation, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover Alaska and set sail on an 11-day expedition cruise aboard the Le Soleal. Immerse yourself in the heart of Alaska's grandiose nature, where the history of its populations is still being written. Explore local communities such as Elfin Cove, Petersburg, and the Kwakwaka'wakw and …
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Get up close to amazing glaciers in Alaska
$5,260
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Emblematic Alaska

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Sail through Johnstone Strait
  • Spot humpback whales & orcas
  • Discover Tsimshian people in Alaska
  • Admire Dawes glacier & Endicott Arm
Starts / Ends:
Sitka / Vancouver, BC
Activities:
Spa Relaxation, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 8-day adventure cruise on Le Soleal and explore Alaska's breathtaking landscapes, dense forests, and abundant wildlife. Immerse yourself in the lush temperate rainforests, where you can observe a variety of species such as brown bears, sea otters, Steller sea lions, and bald eagles. …
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San Juan Islands
$7,600
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Cruise To Alaska : Inside Passage with Glacier Bay & Olympic National Park

Seattle - Juneau - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Quest
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Experience wilderness kayaking
  • Watch for whales
  • Tour LeConte Bay iceberg gardens
Starts / Ends:
Seattle / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise aboard Safari Quest on this 13-day exploration of Alaska and Canada's Inside Passages and Glacier Bay. Experience wilderness kayaking, paddle boarding, skiffing, and hiking. Learn the native culture and Pacific Northwest natural history, and participate in adventure activities at …
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Look for whales in Alaska
$5,870
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Emblematic Alaska: Sitka to Vancouver

Sitka, Alaska - Vancouver - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Sail through Johnstone Strait
  • Spot humpback whales & orcas
  • Discover Tsimshian people in Alaska
  • Admire Dawes glacier & Endicott Arm
Starts / Ends:
Sitka / Vancouver, BC
Activities:
Spa Relaxation, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 9-day adventure cruise on Le Soleal and explore Alaska's breathtaking landscapes, dense forests, and abundant wildlife. Immerse yourself in the lush temperate rainforests, where you can observe a variety of species such as brown bears, sea otters, Steller sea lions, and bald eagles. …
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Get up close to amazing glaciers in Alaska
$8,580
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Alaska: Nature On A Grand Scale

13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Admire the five tidewater glaciers
  • Discover the timeless, Icy bay
  • See the 19th-century gold rush town
  • Spot a variety of wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Anchorage / Vancouver, BC
Activities:
Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the majesty of Alaska, known as the "great land" or "mainland" in Aleut, by joining Le Soleal on a 13-day expedition cruise. Uncover the grandeur of this breathtaking destination. This territory, rich in history and adventure, boasts diverse landscapes, from temperate …
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Breaching Orca Whale
$7,180
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Alaska: Nature On A Grand Scale - Vancouver to Seward

12 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Learn about Tlingit culture
  • Spot a variety of wildlife
  • Explore the majestic Tasaa Fjord
  • Visit Seward's bustling port
Starts / Ends:
Vancouver, BC / Seward
Activities:
Local Market Visits, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Le Soleal on a 12-day adventure to witness the splendor of Alaska, also known as the "great land" or "mainland" in Aleut. Explore this breathtaking destination, abundant with history and excitement, that features a diverse range of landscapes, from temperate rainforests to …
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Alaska cruise and wildlife viewing tours
$7,740
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Alaska: Nature On A Grand Scale

13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Admire the five tidewater glaciers
  • Discover the timeless, Icy bay
  • See the 19th-century gold rush town
  • Spot a variety of wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Anchorage / Vancouver, BC
Activities:
Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the majesty of Alaska, known as the "great land" or "mainland" in Aleut, by joining Le Soleal on a 13-day expedition cruise. Uncover the grandeur of this breathtaking destination. This territory, rich in history and adventure, boasts diverse landscapes, from temperate …
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Calm waters disturbed only by the flick of a whale's tail
$6,100
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Inside Passage & Glacier Bay Wilderness Cruise

Juneau -Seattle - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Endeavour
  • Enjoy Canada’s Inside Passages
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover LeConte Bay
  • Connect with Tlingit culture
  • Watch for whales at Icy Strait
Starts / Ends:
Juneau / Seattle
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Thirteen days take you through the inside passages and Glacier Bay National Park plus remote wilderness, native culture, and history. Enjoy adventure activities in the San Juan Islands, Tongass National Forest, and Misty Fjords National Monument. Discover more about indigenous culture and the …
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Aurora borealis, Norway
$33,647
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The Northwest Passage - In the Wake of the Great Explorers

Reykjavik - Vancouver - 27 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fridtjof Nansen
  • Tour Iceland's capital, Reykjavik
  • Visit Nuuk, Greenland's capital
  • Travel to Greenland and North Sea
  • Observe unique Arctic wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Vancouver, BC
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Depart Reykjavik and sail along the Denmark Strait to Prince Christian Sound, the Inuit homeland of Nunavut on Baffin Island. This voyage takes you across the Davis Strait and into the Northwest Passage. Explore the islands that dot this famously difficult nautical passage. Discover potential sites …
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A humpback whale breaches from Alaskan waters
$5,870
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Emblematic Alaska: Vancouver to Sitka

Vancouver - Sitka, Alaska - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Sail through Johnstone Strait
  • Spot humpback whales & bald eagles
  • Discover Tsimshian people in Alaska
  • Admire Dawes glacier & Endicott Arm
Starts / Ends:
Vancouver, BC / Sitka
Activities:
Spa Relaxation, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 9-day expedition cruise aboard Le Soleal to experience the vast spaces, distinctive forests, and thriving wildlife of Alaska. Discover the temperate rainforests in Alaska, home to diverse wildlife such as bears, deer, and bald eagles, and marvel at the mineral beauty of the region's …
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Traveler on a glacier tour of Alaska.
$10,024
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A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii

15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Sea Lion
  • Encounter & observe varied wildlife
  • Sail into deep fjords & channels
  • Kayak in Misty Fjord's backwaters
  • Visit Haida Gwaii
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, 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
$6,330
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Cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage – with Smithsonian Journeys

9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Sail through Johnstone Strait
  • Discover the village of Kake
  • Explore Sitka
  • Experience Misty Fjords
Starts / Ends:
Vancouver, BC / Sitka
Activities:
Spa Relaxation, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 9-day expedition cruise aboard Le Soléal, exploring Alaska's Inside Passage. Experience abundant wildlife, including whales, dolphins, bears, and sea birds, amidst the region's breathtaking scenery. Immerse yourself in the diverse cultural heritage, from indigenous tribes …
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