Whales, Wildlife & Glaciers

If you’re looking for a taste of adventure, and an Alaska experience in nature, this cruise is right for you. You’ll watch for sea life, from whales to sea lions to river otters. You’ll have great opportunities for bird watching, including bald eagles, puffins, and other seabirds. On land, you’ll watch black bears foraging on the shore. Choose which adventure tools will get you there: kayak, paddle board, skiff, or hiking boots.

Cruise Details

Clock8 Days & 7 Nights

Double Occupancy from $4,795 pp/do*

Single Occupancyfrom $6,225 pp

CalendarJune 2, 2019 | June 16, 2019 | June 30, 2019 | July 14, 2019 | July 28, 2019 | August 11, 2019
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August 25, 2019 | May 31, 2020 | June 14, 2020 | June 28, 2020 | July 12, 2020 | July 26, 2020

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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 Sitka
    As you settle in your cabins, and get a chance to meet the crew, we’ll begin to sail thru Sitka Sound. Take a walk on the deck with your camera for views of Mt Edgecumbe.

    2Krestof Sound/Nakwasina Sound
    In the sound you’ll be surrounded by the Baranof Island forest on one side, and small islands on the other. Watch for black bears on shore, as well as sea lions and eagles.

    3Icy Strait
    Start the morning with on-deck yoga, or head out on the water via paddle boards or skiff. If you’re feeling like a land-lover today, put on some boots and head out on a forest hike with our guides.

    4Glacier Bay National Park
    Glacier Bay NP is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve. A Park Ranger will join us onboard to answer all your questions – and even the questions who haven’t thought of yet! On South Marble Island, you’ll see sea lions and birds fighting for position, including puffins and black oystercatchers. In the inland shores are mountain goats and bears looking for food. Two tidewater glaciers you’ll find deep in the park are Margerie and Grand Pacific.

    5Chichagof Island
    Chichagof is a great location for wildlife. We’ll be watching for bears on shore and whales off our bow!

    6Lynn Canal/Captain's Choice
    Lynn Canal is actually a fjord – the deepest in North America! This inlet is busy with humpback whales, Dall’s porpoise, orcas, Steller sea lions, salmon, halibut, and river otters. The captain will be looking for the best place to anchor for adventure: will you be paddling out in search of a closer look at the wildlife, or checking tide pools on the shore, or hiking through the forest with bald eagles up above?

    Haines is an eagle hotspot. You can hike with guides to the top of Chilkat Peninsula, or raft on the Chilkat River through the bald eagle preserve – either way, you’ll enjoy the view! Chilkat Tlingit members will come aboard to present their cultural history and legacy. We’ll have some free time in town where you can see the sites on foot or bike. Tonight we’ll celebrate with a Farewell Dinner and special presentation by the expedition team.

    8Disembark in Juneau
    After breakfast, transfer to the airport or extend your stay with a hotel package.


Cabin Categories

Cabin Single Price Double Price
Master$4,795 pp
Commander$5,295 pp
Captain$5,845 pp
Admiral$6,645 pp
Commodore Suite$9,495 pp

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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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Whales, Wildlife & Glaciers

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