Antarctica & Arctic
Cruising the 900 nautical miles between Seattle and Juneau, you will be exhilarated by snow-capped mountains, wildlife, waterfalls, tree-lined narrow passageways and surprises at every turn.
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12 nights cruising aboard the small ship of your choice, sightseeing as specified, meals as indicated, taxes, port charges and fees.
17 Apr, 02, 14, 15 & 28 May, 18* Aug, 02*, 08*, 10* & 23* Sep '17
Note *August and September dates operate in reverse.
Wildlife & Safari
Cruising the 900 nautical miles between Seattle and Juneau, you will be exhilarated by snow-capped mountains, wildlife, waterfalls, tree-lined narrow passageways and surprises at every turn. Whether you choose May or September, it is an optimal time for cruising with vivid foliage, fewer boats (and people!), and active bears foraging along the shoreline.”
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Cruise through Canada’s and Alaska’s Inside Passages.
Cruise wilderness waterways: El Capitan Passage, Chatham Strait and Stephen’s Passage.
Wildlife watching in Frederick Sound.
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Embark and sail to the Salish Sea, one of the world’s largest estuaries. (D)
Gunkhole close to shore by skiff or kayak as you explore the serene San Juan Islands. (B) (L) (D)
Mountains rise higher and fjords become more dramatic. Intricate waterways and fjords alongside temperate rainforests are ideal for sighting orca, seals, sea lions, sea otters and bald eagles. (B) (L) (D)
Take in the pure, wilderness air and fill your days through the passage with splendid scenery, relaxation, and plenty of onboard activities. Pass through Prince Rupert, BC and cross the US/Canadian border into Alaska. (B) (L) (D)
See Day 4 for today's itinerary. (B)(L)(D)
Home to nearly every ecosystem found in Southeast Alaska - stunning glacial valleys and 3,000-foot vertical cliffs that are a haven for wildlife. (B) (L) (D)
Home to native culture, wildlife, and wonder—Wrangell is one of the oldest towns in Alaska. Brush up on your Tlingit culture and view recently carved totem poles at Kiksetti Totem Park. (B) (L) (D)
Bright red and green navigation lights guide you along “Christmas Tree Lane” as you cruise the winding Wrangell Narrows. Step into the back country of Alaska's wilderness, in an area known for glaciers and rich in gold and quartz. (B) (L) (D)
Keep watch for colossal marine life—humpback and orca are frequent residents of these waters—as your captain navigates through Southeast’s remote fjords. Hike through an other-worldly landscape of hanging waterfalls and emerald greens. (B) (L) (D)
Be awed by blue ice and the calving white thunder at the face of Dawes Glacier. Gliding through Endicott Arm, spy harbor seals and their pups lounging on “bergy bits” in the water. And if tides allow, explore Fords Terror—a narrow passageway with towering walls and cascading waterfalls. (B) (L) (D)
Your trip ends today when you disembark after breakfast. (B)
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