Eastern Coves Cruise

Exploring the Inside Passage by small ship between Ketchikan and Juneau.

  • Duration: 8 days
  • Accommodation: 7 nights
  • Starting at: $2545 / per person
  • Availability: May, June, July, August, September
  • Highlights: With awe-inspiring glaciers, abundant wildlife and lush rainforest scenery, cruising Alaska's famed Inside Passage will not disappoint. This small ship adventure 7-night cruise sails between the coastal towns of Ketchikan and Juneau, with daily adventures in the nooks and crannies within the Tongass National Forest. Expert guides take guests up-close to nature by kayak, powered skiff or on hikes. Cozy accommodations and great meals served on board provide for a relaxed and personalized Alaska cruise experience.

Tour Overview

See Alaska up-close on Un-Cruise Adventure’s “Inner Reaches Eastern Coves” Alaska small ship cruise travelling between Juneau and Ketchikan! This unique 60-76 passenger Alaska cruise on the Wilderness Discoverer or Wilderness Explorer allows you unparalleled opportunities to experience the real Alaska. Explore Alaska by ship, skiff, kayak, and on foot. Try paddle-boarding, go beach combing, and soak in the hot tub on the ship. Visit a small Alaskan town and learn about its local Tlingit tribal culture, relax in front of an awe-inspiring glacier, and access remote coves that only a lucky few will ever see.

What's Included

  • 7 nights cabin accommodation
  • All meals while onboard and most alcohol
  • From-the-boat adventure activities including kayaking, paddle-boarding, skiff excursions, and hiking
  • Use of equipment, such as hot tub, sauna and hiking sticks
  • Onboard professional naturalist
  • Local transfers & baggage handling on day 1 and day 8
  • All taxes, port charges and fees

What's Not Included

Airfare to/from Juneau or Ketchikan; optional excursions on land; massages; gratuities (typically 10 - 15 % of cruise fare).

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Tour Itinerary

Day
1

Juneau Arrival

In the afternoon transfer from the Juneau airport or hospitality area to the vessel for embarkation. Please arrange for a flight arrival no later than 2:30pm on day of arrival.

Day
2

Endicott Arm / Fords Terror

Snow covered mountains, glowing blues, and the white thunder of calving ice take your breath away at the face of Dawes Glacier. As you glide through Endicott Arm, you'll likely spy harbor seals. Tides permitting, explore the narrow passageway of Fords Terror.

Day
3

Stephens Passage

As you navigate through Southeast's remote fjords, watch for humpback and orca whales. Perhaps take a hike, or kayak and paddle board while you keep a lookout for bears, heron, moose, mink, and harbor seals.

Day
4

Thomas Bay / Wrangell Narrows

Step into the back country of Alaska's wilderness, in an area known for glaciers and rich gold and quartz. Explore glacial landscapes marked by moraines, muskegs, and mud. An abundance of bright red and green navigation lights guide you along “Christmas Tree Lane” as you cruise the winding Wrangell Narrows this evening.

Day
5

Wrangell

Home to Native culture, wildlife and wonder, Wrangell is one of the oldest towns in Alaska and the only one ever governed by four nations. Brush up on the Tlingit culture and view recently carved totem poles at Kiksetti Totem Park and step inside the famed and historically significant Chief Shakes Tribal House.

Day
6

Behm Canal

Wildlife abounds in Behm Canal and the surrounding Tongass National Forest. Paddle along the canal or venture out on an intertidal shore walk or low-elevation trek on the Cleveland Peninsula.

Day
7

Misty Fjords National Monument

Also called “the Yosemite of the North”, Misty Fjords National Monument represents nearly every ecosystem found in Southeast Alaska. Glacial valleys filled with sea water and steep, sometimes sheer, walls are haven for sea birds, bears, mountain goats, Sitka black-tailed deer, mink, moose, river otters and other wildlife. Glide through Walker Cove by kayak or explore by skiff soaking. This evening join the captain in a farewell toast and sumptuous dinner.

Day
8

Ketchikan Departure

Disembark at about 9:00 am. Transfer provided to the airport or the Un-Cruise hospitality area. (Flight departure must be after 11:30 am.)


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Browse Dates & Rates

Price per person - USD - Based on double occupancy

Cancellation Policy:

Any time after confirmation to 91 days prior to cruise date: 10% or $375 per person cancellation fee, whichever is greater
90 to 61 days prior to cruise date: $750 cancellation fee per person
60 to 46 days prior to cruise date: 50% cancellation fee
45 to 31 days prior to cruise date: 75% cancellation fee
30 to 0 days prior to cruise date: 100% cancellation fee


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