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Embark on an unforgettable journey through the majestic Pacific Northwest and discover the wild beauty that awaits. From an abundance of wildlife to hidden natural wonders, this region is home to many stunning sights. Choose one of Adventure Life's 27 Wildlife Viewing Tours in the Pacific Northwest for 2024 and 2025, starting at $4,220 for a trip lasting from 5 to 27 days. Witness rare creatures such as bald eagles, wolves, black bears, orcas, and more in their natural habitats with guided tours and cruises. This is your chance to explore untouched wilderness and be inspired by nature's awe-inspiring splendor - Contact one of our tour specialists today to start planning your seamless next 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:
Variable
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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A bear catches a fish as it swims upstream
$5,730
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Voyage to Great Bear Rainforest: Native Culture & Wildlife in the Land of the Spirit Bear

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Venture
  • Kayak across Great Bear
  • Look our for Kermode bears
  • Swim at hot spring pools
  • Experience unique landscapes
Starts / Ends:
Ketchikan / Ketchikan
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Sail into northern British Columbia's tiny, meandering fjords and enter the domain of the endangered Spirit Bear. Also known as a Kermode bear, it is a subspecies of the North American black bear that is found exclusively in the Great Bear Rainforest's pristine wildness. The forest is …
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Scenic Landscape
$5,768
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Columbia and Snake Rivers Journey

Portland - Clarkston - 8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Sea Lion
  • Bike or walk along the river
  • Zodiak or kayak the Palouse River
  • Jet boat through Hells Canyon
  • Explore the Lewis & Clark Refuge
Activities:
Biking, Kayaking, River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Explore the Columbia and Snake Rivers on this 8-day river cruise. Zodiac and kayak along the Palouse River, travel through beautiful Hells Canyon, and visit Lewis and Clark Wildlife Refuge. This relaxed cruise is the perfect Pacific Northwest getaway and a great introduction to the beautiful region.
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Sunken Garden at Butchart Garden, British Columbia
$4,690
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Puget Sound & San Juan Islands Cruise

Roundtrip Seattle - 8 Day Itinerary aboard American Constellation
  • Visit Anacortes
  • Traverse the San Juan Islands
  • Visit Butchart Gardens
  • Explore cultural heritage
Starts / Ends:
Seattle / Seattle
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 8-day adventure to Puget Sound and San Juan Islands archipelago. Sail through the crystal-clear waters to charming historic coastal towns like Anacortes and experience a traditional smoked salmon tasting.

Traverse the San Juan Islands, and observe the rich wildlife including whales, …
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The Chilko Experience
$6,008
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Chilko Experience Wilderness Lodge

4-8 Day Itinerary
  • Relax in your wilderness hideaway
  • Cruise the Chilko River by jet boat
  • Explore backwoods trails by ATV
  • Horseback ride to mountain tops
Activities:
Biking, Fishing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
If George Vanderbilt, founder of the Biltmore Estate, and John Muir, America’s leading naturalist who inspired the US national park system, collaborated to build the ultimate luxury/nature experience for their friends and family, it would be the Chilko Experience. A private seven home $10M …
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The still water of the Palouse River
$5,268
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Columbia and Snake Rivers: Food, Wine, and History

Fall Season - 8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Sea Bird
  • Trek up the iconic Beacon Rock
  • Zodiak or kayak the Palouse River
  • Jet boat through Hells Canyon
  • Explore the Lewis & Clark Refuge
Activities:
Biking, Kayaking, River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Explore the Columbia and Snake Rivers on this 8-day river cruise. Discover the history, geology, excellent food and wine, and the sheer beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Travel through the region as early explorers, settlers, and natives by the waterways that stretch far inland from the Pacific …
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Columbia River Gorge
$5,280
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Columbia & Snake Rivers Cruise

Portland - Clarkston - 9 Day Itinerary aboard American Song
  • Explore Astoria's Victorian charm
  • Step ashore in Kalama
  • Discover Richland's scenic trails
  • Cruise the legendary Snake River
Starts / Ends:
Portland / Richland
Activities:
River Cruises, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience the 9-day Columbia & Snake Rivers cruise aboard American Song.Encounter the grandeur of Mount Hood and Mount St. Helens. Astoria, the oldest American settlement, offers Victorian charm and Lewis and Clark history. Explore Kalama's Cascade Mountains and Richland's scenic …
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Whale watching in Alaska
$5,800
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Vancouver to Seward

8 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Muse
  • Explore Vancouver
  • Discover Inside Passage
  • Experience Ketchikan
  • Explore Icy Strait Point
Starts / Ends:
Vancouver, BC / Seward
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 8-day cruise from Vancouver to Seward aboard the Silver Muse, through Canada and Alaska, starting in Vancouver. Enjoy city views from the Vancouver Lookout Tower, explore art galleries, and savor Chinatown's cuisine. Sail the Inside Passage, witnessing Alaska's beauty. Arrive …
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Bald eagles resting
$6,000
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Seward to Vancouver

8 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Muse
  • Cruise along Hubbard Glacier
  • Witness bald eagles & brown bears
  • Experience adventures in Juneau
  • Explore the scenery of Seward
Starts / Ends:
Seward / Vancouver, BC
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
This 8-day cruise on the luxurious Silver Muse explores the sights of southeastern Alaska. Sail from Seward, Alaska, to Vancouver, Canada,through the famed Inside Passage. Along the journey, watch for Alaska's spectacular wildlife, including whales, bears, and moose. Observe stunning, lush …
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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:
Variable
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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Three Killer Whales swimming side by side.
$8,542
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A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii

15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Sea Bird
  • Sail into deep fjords & channels
  • Encounter & observe varied wildlife
  • Visit Haida Gwaii
  • Kayak in Misty Fjord's backwaters
Starts / Ends:
Vancouver, BC / Ford's Terror
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 15-day adventure between Sitka, Alaska, and Vancouver, 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 bears …
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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:
Variable
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:
Variable
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:
Variable
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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Get up close to amazing glaciers in Alaska
$10,620
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Alaska Inside Passage Cruise

Juneau to Seattle - 16 Day Itinerary aboard American Constellation
  • Experience Skagway
  • Witness Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover Haines
  • Explore Juneau
Starts / Ends:
Juneau / Seattle
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 16-day cruise aboard the American Constellation. Traverse the serene waters of the iconic Inside Passage, passing through a vast array of picturesque islands from Puget Sound in Washington to Alaska's southeastern panhandle. Delve into captivating history, marvel at scenic wonders, …
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Whale watching in Alaska
$6,400
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Vancouver to Seward

11 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Muse
  • Explore Vancouver
  • Discover Inside Passage
  • Experience Ketchikan
  • Explore Icy Strait Point
Starts / Ends:
Vancouver, BC / Seward
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 11-day cruise from Vancouver to Seward aboard the Silver Muse through Canada and Alaska, starting in Vancouver. Enjoy city views from the Vancouver Lookout Tower, explore art galleries, and savor Chinatown's cuisine. Sail the Inside Passage, witnessing Alaska's beauty. Arrive …
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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:
Variable
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:
Variable
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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