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Embark on a journey through the majestic waters of the United States with our 50 awe-inspiring whale-watching tours for 2024. These expeditions offer a rare opportunity to witness the grandeur of these gentle giants in their natural habitat. From the icy straits of Alaska to the warm currents of Hawaii, each tour is a testament to the beauty and mystery of the marine world. Over the course of 5 to 27 days, adventurers can engage in activities such as kayaking, hiking, and small ship cruises, all while being accompanied by the breathtaking sight of whales breaching the ocean's surface. With a starting point of $2,795, these tours provide not just a glimpse, but a deep connection with one of nature's most magnificent creatures. To set sail on a voyage that will resonate with the rhythm of the ocean and the songs of the whales, contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Bald eagles resting
$4,295
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Last Frontier Adventure

8 Day Itinerary aboard Chichagof Dream
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • See marine life in Frederick Sound
  • Participate on hiking in Sitka
  • Kayak along the Waterfall Coast
Starts / Ends:
Sitka / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join this 8-day voyage aboard Chichagof Dream for an exciting and energetic experience from the activities included on this itinerary to be able to explore Alaska from Sitka to Juneau or reverse.The dynamic itinerary features daily adventures like hiking rainforest trails, kayaking in a glacial …
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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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Wrangell - St. Elias wilderness
$5,395
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Alaska's Inside Passage Sojourn

9 Day Itinerary aboard Baranof Dream
  • Watch glaciers calve giant icebergs
  • Journey through Tracy Arm Fjord
  • Kayak along the Alaskan coastline
  • Visit the highlights of Juneau
Starts / Ends:
Sitka / Ketchikan
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Spend 9 days aboard the Baranof 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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Exploring Alaska's glaciers
$3,995
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Last Frontier Adventure

8 Day Itinerary aboard Admiralty Dream
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • See marine life in Frederick Sound
  • Participate on hiking in Sitka
  • Kayak along the Waterfall Coast
Starts / Ends:
Sitka / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join this 8-day voyage aboard Admiralty Dream for an exciting and energetic experience from the activities included on this itinerary to be able to explore Alaska from Sitka to Juneau or reverse.The dynamic itinerary features daily adventures like hiking rainforest trails, kayaking in a glacial …
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Calm waters disturbed only by the flick of a whale's tail
$2,970
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Wild Alaska Escape: Haines, the Inian Islands, and Tracy Arm Fjord

Sitka - Juneau - 6 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Sea Lion
  • Journey by kayak into dramatic bays
  • Raft the Chilkat River with guides
  • See Haines by raft, bike, or foot
  • View glaciers and icebergs
Starts / Ends:
Sitka / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Board the National Geographic Sea Lion on this 6-day cruise to explore Alaska on an active expedition to see the region’s iconic wildlife and epic landscapes in a compact timeframe. Enjoy hikes on world-class trails through forests of towering trees, kayak deep into glacially-carved fjords, …
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Family hiking on a tour of Alaska
$4,900
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Northern Passages & Glacier Bay

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Endeavour
  • Attend Park Ranger presentations
  • Hike at Glacier Bay National Park
  • Spot bears, otters, and whales
  • See Krestof and Nakwasina Sounds
  • Observe puffins and sea lions
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Journey into the crown jewel of the U.S. National Park System on this 8-day cruise aboard the Safari Endeavour. Explore Glacier Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, via kayak, paddleboard, snorkel, or boat. Highlights include trips to Glacier Bay National Park and Chichagof Islands' waterfall …
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Tutka Bay hiking
$8,900
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Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge

4-8 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 Tours, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wilderness Lodge Exploration, 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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Get up close to amazing glaciers in Alaska
$6,223
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Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Venture
  • View unique wildlife such as orcas
  • Visit Tracy or Endicott Arm fjords
  • Explore Alaskan ecosystems
  • Hike & kayak in Icy Strait
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, 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 guidance of an …
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Kayaking in Hawaii's lava tubes.
$5,900
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Hawaiian Seascapes

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Explorer
  • Enjoy a paʻina and jam session
  • Take part in exploration activities
  • Visit the Puu Waawaa Sanctuary
  • Snorkel among coral gardens
  • Explore the island history
Starts / Ends:
Molokai / Kailua Kona
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark the Safari Explorer to discover gems of the Hawaiian Islands! On this 8-day voyage, partake in unparalleled snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, sailing, beach-combing, and skiff excurisons. Visit a plumeria farm, one of Hawaii's longest beaches, and discover island history at the …
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Marvel at the striking icebergs
$3,595
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North to True Alaska Expedition

6 Day Itinerary aboard Alaskan Dream
  • Visit Glacier Bay
  • Explore Baranof Island
  • Stroll the town of Skagway
  • Cruise Chatham Strait & Lynn Canal
Starts / Ends:
Sitka / Juneau
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Enjoyan amazing array of True Alaska highlightsaboard the Alaskan Dream on this 6-day cruise.Experience Alaska’s famous wildlife, pristine wilderness bays and rainforest, kayak and skiff adventures, stunning Glacier Bay National Park, and three of the Inside Passage’s most historical …
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Get up close to amazing glaciers in Alaska
$4,895
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Alaska's Glacier Bay & Island Adventure

8 Day Itinerary aboard Alaskan Dream
  • Visit the renowned Tracy Arm Fjord
  • Relax at the Orca Point Lodge
  • View the world's tallest totem pole
  • Enjoy kayak and DIB in Saginaw Bay
Starts / Ends:
Sitka / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Board the Alaskan Dream for an 8-day small ship cruise through Glacier Bay, Southeast Alaska. Experience a different way to see Alaska visiting local towns, villages, communities, national parks, waterfalls, bays, and inlets. Discover Saginaw Bay, Petersburg, Tracy Arm Fjord, and Glacier Bay …
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Alaska wildlife tours and brown bear fishing for salmon
$6,100
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Alaska's Glacier Country

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Quest
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover orca and humpback whales
  • Enjoy wildlife viewing
  • Admire Alaska's natural beauty
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
This 8-day cruise aboard Safari Quest 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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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
$5,770
LMS
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Ice of the Inside Passage

Sitka to Ketchikan - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Baranof Dream
  • Watch glaciers calve giant icebergs
  • Journey through Endicott
  • Explore Wrangell
  • Visit the highlights of Juneau
Starts / Ends:
Sitka / Ketchikan
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Spend 9 days aboard the Baranof Dream chasing beautiful landscapes and Alaskan wildlife. Set sail from Sitka and head towards Glacier Bay National Park to get a chance to see bears, wolves, humpback whales, and sea lions. Tour the capital city of Juneau and see all the highlights of this scenic …
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Kayak alongside glaciers on your Alaskan cruise
$2,995
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North to True Alaska Expedition

6 Day Itinerary aboard Chichagof Dream
  • Cruise Chatham Strait & Lynn Canal
  • Stroll the town of Skagway
  • Visit Glacier Bay
  • Explore Alaska's coastal wilderness
Starts / Ends:
Sitka / Juneau
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience Alaska’s famous wildlife, pristine wilderness bays and rainforest, kayak and skiff adventures, stunning Glacier Bay National Park, and three of the Inside Passage’s most historical and charming towns—Sitka, Skagway, and Juneau. This 6-day cruise aboard the Chichagof …
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Downtown Juneau, Alaska
$2,795
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North to True Alaska Expedition

6 Day Itinerary aboard Admiralty Dream
  • Visit Glacier Bay
  • Stroll the town of Skagway
  • Cruise Chatham Strait & Lynn Canal
  • Explore Alaska's coast
Starts / Ends:
Sitka / Juneau
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 6-day cruise aboard the Admiralty Dream is carefully outlined in a way that is unhurried and there are multiple opportunities for unscripted discovery and adventure. Experience Alaska’s famous wildlife, pristine wilderness bays and rainforest, kayak and skiff adventures, stunning Glacier …
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Hiking on glacier
$4,400
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Glaciers & Tranquility, Alaska's Adult-Only Adventure

8 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Legacy
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • Hike old-growth forest and glacial
  • Enjoy wildlife searches
  • Experience active adventures
Starts / Ends:
Juneau / Juneau
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join Wilderness Legacy on an 8-day Glaciers & Tranquility, Alaska's Adult-Only Adventure cruise from Juneau and back. Head to Robert and Crow Island to experience an engaging guide through a forest hike and whale-watching cruise. Then visit LeConte Glacier and Ideal Cove, and the next stop …
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Family - Family on skiff with the Legacy
$6,300
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Kids in Nature, Glaciers & Wildlife Family Explorer

Juneau Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Legacy
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover LeConte and Baird Glacier
  • Enjoy wildlife searches
  • Experience active adventures
Starts / Ends:
Juneau / Juneau
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Enjoy a 8-day family adventure cruise aboard the Wilderness Legacy in Alaska. Your cruise begins in Juneau, the capital city of Alaska. Captain Dan and the crew will welcome you aboard. You can sip festive drinks while getting an overview of the exciting week ahead in the Legacy's lounge. Scan …
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