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A bear catches a fish as it swims upstream
$5,140
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Great Bear Rainforest Expedition

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 in:
Ketchikan / Ketchikan
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail into the narrow, winding fjords of northern British Columbia and enter the domain of the rare Spirit Bear. Also known as a Kermode bear, it is a variant of the North American black bear and can only be found in the pristine wilderness of the Great Bear Rainforest. The forest is roughly the …
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Kayaking in Hawaii's lava tubes.
$5,195
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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 Humpback Marine Sanctuary
  • Night snorkel with giant rays
  • Snorkel among coral gardens
  • Tour a local Kahuna
  • Explore the island history
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, 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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Grizzly bear catching a fish
$34,920
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Kangerlussuaq to Nome

25 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Explore Uummannaq's community
  • See some artifacts in Pond Inlet
  • Visit the memorial to Franklin
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud for a journey that heads up to the High Canadian Arctic, following the route of several explorers that had looked for the Northwest Passage. During your crossing from Greenland to Alaska you will experience the beauty of fjords and crystal clear glaciers. Visit small towns and …
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Exploring Greenland
$7,200
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Reykjavik to New York

17 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Whisper
  • Visit Reykjavik
  • Enjoy the Newfoundland’s West Coast
  • Experience Havre St. Pierre
  • Explore New York City
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / New York City
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
One of the reasons we love travel is the differences in scale of the places we visit. And this has never been truer than on this metamorphic voyage from Iceland to America. Leaving behind the land of fire and ice, travel via Greenland to the bright lights and big city of New York. Along the way, …
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Columbia River Gorge
$5,395
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Rivers of Adventure

Portland to Clarkston- 2020 - 8 Day Itinerary aboard SS Legacy
  • Hike along the Lewis & Clark River
  • Visit Multnomah Falls, Oregon
  • Explore Hells Canyon National Area
  • Bike through Hood River Valley
Starts/ Ends in:
Portland / Clarkston
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, River Cruise, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark in the fascinating city of Portland, Oregon, this dazzling 8-day river cruise offers you the opportunity to explore the wonders of this rich region. Transit eight locks and enjoy a private tour at the Bonneville Dam Visitor Center.Take a walk on the wild side at Multnomah Falls—the …
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A mother polar bear and her young relax on the Arctic landscape
$26,400
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The Northwest Passage

23 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Discover the Ilulissat ice fjord
  • Visit the village of Kullorsuaq
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • Admire the enormous Smoking Hills
Starts/ Ends in:
Kangerlussuaq / Nome
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark L'Austral for a five-star expedition to the Arctic Circle and beyond. Set sail for the Far North to a legendary, highly coveted maritime route: the Northwest Passage. Once the only possible shipping route between the Atlantic and the Pacific, the area transforms into a majestic white …
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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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Bus ride into Denali National Park. Photo Courtesy of Camp Denali
$2,022
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Camp Denali & North Face Lodge

4-8 Day Itinerary
  • Learn abut Denali's ecosystems
  • Walk or hike with your local guide
  • View caribou, bear, & wolves
  • Canoe & bike options available
Activities:
Fishing, Hiking, Land, Wilderness Lodge, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Located 90 miles within Denali National Park in the shadow of Mt. McKinley, Camp Denali and North Face Lodge are unique wilderness retreats for those seeking an in-depth experience in the sub-arctic.Camp Denali cabins or North Face Lodge offer the comfort of a cozy cabin or lodge making for a great …
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Ultimate Alaska
$6,321
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Ultimate Alaska

14 Day Itinerary
  • Hike & camp Alaska's backcountry
  • Kayak & camp near Columbia Glacier
  • Walk and ice climb on Root Glacier
  • Raft down the Kennicott River
Activities:
Camping, Hiking, Land, Whitewater Rafting, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Challenging
This two week Alaska trip is designed for the avid adventurer desiring to minimize transit time and maximize remote active experiences while on vacation in Alaska. Hike Alaska's remote and unspoiled wilderness area of Wrangell - St. Elias National Park on a multi-day basecamp and hiking tour. …
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Enjoying a hiking excursion in Alaska
$14,350
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Fire & Ice in the Arctic

15 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Explore Nome's traditions
  • Discover Wrangel Island
  • Observe an abundance of wildlife
  • Sail in the heart of the Bering Sea
Starts/ Ends in:
Nome / Seward
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Cruise between Russia and the United States from Nome to Seward. Listed with UNESCO, the nature reserve on Wrangel Island is a unique ecosystem where the greatest biodiversity in the Arctic can be found. It is home to a large population of walruses, countless sea birds, and of course the lord of …
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Moose found on an Alaska wildlife tour
$8,195
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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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A Bald Eagle catches a fish.
$5,495
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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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Alaska wildlife tours and brown bear fishing for salmon
$6,295
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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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Humpback whale in Alaska.
$6,295
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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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Margerie Glacier in Alaska
$7,100
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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 guidance of an …
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Spot the Northern Lights. Credit Arturo Polo Ena.
$7,975
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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
$4,795
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True Alaskan Family Cruise

8 Day Itinerary aboard Baranof Dream
  • Visit the Alaska Raptor Center
  • Experience the Bear rescue center
  • Discover charming Petersburg
  • Hike in Glacier Bay National Park
Starts/ Ends in:
Sitka / Juneau
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
$4,420
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Wild Alaska Escape

6 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic 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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