Alaska’s Fjords & Glaciers

Alaska’s Inside Passage is 500 miles of amazing islands, inlets, fjords, forests and glaciers – and this cruise explores the beautiful stretch between Juneau and Ketchikan. Go whale watching in Stephens Passage; learn tribal history at Chief Shakes Tribal House; search for wildlife on land, in the sea and the air, including bears, sea lions, Sitka deer, porpoises, eagles, and more!

Cruise Details

Clock8 Days & 7 Nights

Double Occupancy from $5,800 pp/do*

Single Occupancyfrom $8,200 pp

CalendarApril 14, 2024 | April 28, 2024 | May 5, 2024 | May 19, 2024 | May 26, 2024 | June 9, 2024
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June 16, 2024 | June 30, 2024 | July 7, 2024 | July 21, 2024 | July 28, 2024 | August 11, 2024 | August 18, 2024 | September 1, 2024 | September 8, 2024 | September 22, 2024

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*Per person/double occupancy. Special single rates apply where listed. Excludes port fees.
Itineraries may operate in reverse.

Your Itinerary

    1Embark in Juneau
    Welcome aboard the Wilderness Discoverer!

    2Endicott Arm/Fords Terror
    The sides of the fjord reach skyward around you, and ice floats past the ship. At the end of Endicott lies the blue Dawes Glacier, towering high above. Listen for the crack that precedes the thunderous calving! Tides permitting, the skiff driver can take you into Fords Terror. The towering walls show off many waterfalls, and mountain goats climb the cliffs.

    3Stephens Passage
    Start your morning with yoga on deck as we cruise a region frequented by humpback and orca! Perhaps you’ll spot the misty spout while in warrior pose. We’ll dock in Port Houghton where you can choose your adventure: kayak in search of sea stars and shore birds; paddle board past the port into the salt chuck at the end of the inlet; hike into the Tongass in search of green fields, waterfalls, and beautiful views of evergreen trees.

    4Thomas Bay/Wrangell Narrows
    Heading deeper into Alaska’s backcountry, you’ll find a muddy playground of glacial moraines and muskegs to stomp through. Or head out onto the clear water, mirroring the beautiful fjord walls. As we wind through the Wrangell Narrows later, we’ll pass Petersburg – a small fishing town.

    Today we’ll dive deeper into the history and Native culture that has always called this region home. Wrangell is one of the oldest towns in Alaska, governed by four nations over the years: Tlingit, Russia, Britain and America! Local islanders will come aboard after we dock for a presentation of local legends and stories. In town you can see the totem poles at Kiksetti Totem Park and visit Chief Shakes Tribal House.

    6Behm Canal
    These remote waterways thru Tongass National Forest are great for wildlife watching. Black bears, mink, and eagles can be seen on shore, or keep your eyes peeled for orcas, porpoises, and otters in the water. A low-elevation hike will be lead on Cleveland Peninsula, or take a shore walk around the tall sea stack between tides.

    7Misty Fjords National Monument
    Misty Fjords is a stunning ecosystem representative of Southeast Alaska. Cruise past sheer 3000 foot cliffs in search of amazing wildlife. Mountain goats, brown and black bears, sea birds, Sitka deer – all roaming around the fjords. Kayak in Walker Cove or take the skiff to the base of a waterfall to feel the spray off the fjord. After our Farewell Dinner, enjoy the photo journal presentation by your guides, reminiscing about the week you’ve just enjoyed.

    8Disembark in Ketchikan
    Itinerary also operates in reverse.


Cabin Categories

Cabin Single Price Double Price
Navigator$5,800 pp
Trailblazer$6,500 pp
Pathfinder$7,100 pp
Admiral$7,900 pp
Single Navigator$8,200

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*Prices may vary due to seasonality

Alaska Awakening

Starting in 2018, cruise ships will be headed North for Alaska earlier in Spring than ever before. Yes, the weather will be colder, but you’ll be able to experience Alaska as it wakes from winter slumber! Bears, just up from their hibernation, will be rummaging along the coastline in search of fish and other food. Flowers and trees will have begun showing new growth. Although there’s still a nip in the air, the ice has begun to thaw.

Onboard Activities

This ship is equipped for your Alaska Adventure! Onboard, you’ll have access to kayaks, paddle boards, inflatable skiffs, and fitness equipment. There will be onboard yoga or other wellness activities. And you’re always welcome to warm up after your adventures in the onboard hot tub!

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Alaska’s Fjords & Glaciers

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