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Tour the Pacific Northwest of the United States, Seattle Washington is one of the main ports for our British Columbia and Alaska cruises. While these journeys tend to visit some of the most pristine and untamed forests in North America, where wildlife abounds, Seattle offers quite the contrast. A fast and friendly pace characterizes this bustling city, famous for its iconic Space Needle. As you will discover throughout the Pacific Coast of North America, the salmon here is second-to-none. But despite the atmosphere of this modern city, you never forget that you are surrounded by pristine nature, awaiting your next adventure - the Cascade Mountains, Mt. Rainier, swaths of evergreen forest, and Puget Sound, just to name a few. Here, hiking, biking, and camping are popular activities. Contact our travel specialists to start planning your ideal trip with Adventure Life today!
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Explore the beautiful San Juan Islands
$2,995
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Salish Sea & San Juan Islands Adventure

6 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Legacy
  • Explore the San Juan archipelago
  • Hike through old-growth forest
  • Kayak and paddle across the water
  • Watch for whales & orcas
Starts/ Ends in:
Seattle / Seattle
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an incredible 6-da small ship cruise across the San Juan archipelago. Discover the wonders of the Salish Sea while making your way from Seattle to the Strait of Juan de Fucaand back! Transit the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and cruise Lakes Union and Washington. Enjoy unique birding …
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Enjoy a kayak trip.
$4,595
Save $400
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Explore! Olympic Wilderness & San Juan Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Quest
  • Explore fjords and island channels
  • Watch for wildlife
  • Hike in Mt. Constitution
  • Taste local oysters and clams
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Get ready for an unforgettable adventure where you will travel throughthe Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and the Seattle waterfront as well as Olympic National Park—UNESCO World Heritage Site, San Juan archipelago & Deception Pass. Hike, beachcomb, kayak, paddle board, discover bird rookeries …
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Hatley Castle, Victoria
$5,140
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Exploring British Columbia and the San Juan Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Venture
  • Learn the histories of First Nation
  • Search for killer whales
  • Enjoy a private evening event
  • Kayak and hike the wildlife coasts
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the powerful wilderness and warm charm of the Pacific Northwest over a wide-ranging week in the San Juan Islands and British Columbia on an 8-day sailing expedition aboard National Geographic Venture. Explore remote islands and sail through channels that teem with sea life and visit …
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Hatley Castle, Victoria
$6,210
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American West Coast Expedition

10 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • See the Royal BC Museum
  • See the marine animals
  • Explore Seattle's famous spots
  • See Mt. St Helens Volcanic Monument
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud to experience the American West Coast sailing port by port from Vancouver to San Diego via Victoria, Seattle, Portland, and San Francisco. Take in sweeping natural vistas and iconic sites. During your voyage, you will visit natural and technical wonders. Taste wines and coffee, …
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A spy-hopping Orca
$4,895
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Inside Passage & Glacier Bay Wilderness Cruise

13 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Explorer
  • Enjoy Canada’s Inside Passages
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover LeConte Bay
  • Watch for whales at Frederick Sound
Starts/ Ends in:
Seattle / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Whales and wildlife, kayaking and hiking. 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. Learn more …
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Bald eagles resting
$10,290
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Treasures of the Inside Passage: Alaska and British Columbia

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 Cruise, 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.
$10,430
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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 Cruise, 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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Adventures in Juneau, Alaska
$5,590
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On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Juneau to Vancouver

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover Alaska’s fjords, glaciers
  • See the Sawyer glacier
  • Explore the wildlife
  • Sail in the Tracy Arm Fjord
Starts/ Ends in:
Seattle / Vancouver
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board on Le Soleal atJuneau, the capital of Alaska and sail towardsSkagway, where many pioneers came in search of gold at the end of the 19thcentury. Next, visitHaines where majestic bald eagles are often spotted flying over the houses. Sail alongTracy Arm, one of Alaska’s most beautiful …
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Adventures in Juneau, Alaska
$6,320
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On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Vancouver to Juneau

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover Alaska’s landscapes
  • See brown bears
  • Learn about Tlingit American Indian
  • Sail in the Tracy Arm Fjord
Starts/ Ends in:
Vancouver / Seattle
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Urban Exploration, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Follow in the footsteps of thegold prospectorson this8-day cruiseaboardLe Soleal.Sail fromVancouver andmake your way up the east coast of Alaska, whose Inside Passage, shaped by the sculpture of imposing glaciers, is home tovertiginous fjords. Here, the natural environment includes glaciers, …
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Icebergs everywhere in Tracy Arm Ford
$5,590
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On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Juneau to Vancouver

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • See the Sawyer glacier
  • Discover totems
  • Spot animal inhabitants
  • Enjoy Vancouver Art Gallery
Starts/ Ends in:
Seattle / Vancouver
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark in Juneau, the capital of Alaska long inhabited by the Tlingit people. Sail along Tracy Arm,one of Alaska’s most beautiful fjords, which will undoubtedly be one of the highlights of your cruise. Do not miss the chance to visit Haines where many pioneers came in search of gold at the …
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Port of Juneau, Alaska
$6,290
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On the Trail of the Gold Prospectors: Juneau to Vancouver

8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Discover Alaska’s landscapes
  • View the wonderful wildlife
  • Explore American Indians Art
  • Visit the gateway to “Golf Rush”
Starts/ Ends in:
Seattle / Vancouver
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start your voyage at Juneau, the capital of Alaska, long inhabited by the Tlingit people. Sail alongTracy Arm, one of Alaska’s most beautiful fjords. VisitSkagway, where many pioneers came in search of gold at the end of the 19thcentury, andHaines, where majesticbald eaglesare often spotted …
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Friends biking during their trip together
$6,895
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West Coast USA Adventure

Vancouver to San Diego - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse
  • Explore lovely Vancouver
  • Visit magnificent Seattle
  • Discover beautiful Butchart Gardens
  • View gorgeous Eureka
Starts/ Ends in:
Vancouver / San Diego
Activities:
Biking, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The journey begins in Canada’s stunning city of Vancouver, full of lush rainforests and the panoramic skyline of the North Shore Mountains. Experience the Pacific Coast’s fjord-like channels where orcas swim, bears roam and eagles soar above. Be amazed by the dramatic windswept …
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Moose found on an Alaska wildlife tour
$8,800
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Wildlife and Forests of Alaska

13 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Visit admirable College Fjord
  • Sail along the Interior Passage
  • Discover Alaska's rainforests
  • Explore the Tongass National forest
Starts/ Ends in:
Vancouver / Seattle
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Journey to the heart of wild and unspoiled natural environments aboard Le Soleal. Visit Prince William Sound, in the Gulf of Alaska, and surrender to the beauty of the icy décor all around you. During your Zodiac outings, exploring the meanders of stunningfjords lead you to impressive …
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A humpback whale breaches from Alaskan waters
$10,720
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Alaska and Its Fur Traders

15 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Visit the villages in the Far North
  • Observe incredible Arctic wildlife
  • Explore St Matthew Island
  • Watch out for a variety of seabirds
Starts/ Ends in:
Seattle / Vancouver
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail along the Bering Strait,before heading south to reach Saint Paul in the Pribilof Islands. In a Zodiac dinghy, then land on the lush shores of Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands, where you have the option of participating in organized hikes.After sailing in the magnificent Icy Bayto discover …
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Three Killer Whales swimming side by side.
$11,230
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A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii

15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Sea Lion
  • Sail into deep fjords & channels
  • Encounter & observe varied wildlife
  • Visit Haida Gwaii
  • Kayak in Misty Fjord's backwaters
Starts/ Ends in:
Seattle / Sitka
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 mother polar bear and her young relax on the Arctic landscape
$26,100
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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:
Paris / Seattle
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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Night time in Alaska
$11,230
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A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii

15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Sea Bird
  • Encounter & observe varied wildlife
  • Sail into deep fjords & channels
  • Kayak in Misty Fjord's backwaters
  • Visit Haida Gwaii
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 spy-hopping Orca
$6,695
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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 in:
Seattle / Juneau
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Whales and wildlife, kayaking and hiking. 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. Learn more …
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