Northern Passage & Glacier Bay Cruise (Southbound)

Small ship adventure cruise along Alaska's famed Inside Passage including Glacier Bay National Park.

  • Duration: 8 days
  • Accommodation: 7 nights
  • Starting at: $3845 / per person
  • Availability: June, July, August, September
  • Highlights: Seven days of adventure cruising aboard your "floating lodge". Destinations include Glacier Bay National Park, where a national park ranger comes on board for a day, Icy Strait and Chichagof Island. Guests enjoy daily guided opportunities to experience the wildlife and landscapes of this impressive region of Alaska up-close by kayak, on foot and by powered skiff. Exploring Alaska's coastal wilderness aboard a comfortable all-inclusive small ship provides an unmatched cruising experience, and connection to nature. Sail in glacier filled fjords, witness the spectacle of whales in their summer feeding grounds and embark on personalized excursions. The cruise fulfills the ambitions for every level of adventure seeker.

Tour Overview

See Alaska up-close on this glacier cruise adventure in Alaska’s Inside Passage! This unique 76 passenger Alaska cruise in the southeast region between Juneau and Sitka, allows you unparalleled personal experiences with the real Alaska.

Experience Glacier Bay National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve, in a very special way and go whale watching to see humpback whales at Icy Strait. Discover the spectacular waterfall coast of Chichagof Island. Explore by ship, skiff, kayak, and on foot. Watch for whales, try a paddle-board, and go beach combing with your expedition leader. Relax in a hot tub in front of an awe-inspiring glacier, and access remote areas that only the 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, hiking and small-boat exploration
  • Use of equipment, such as hot tub, sauna, yoga mats and hiking sticks
  • On board 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 Sitka, optional excursions such as massages, and gratuities (typically 10 - 15% of cruise fare).

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Tour Itinerary

Day
1

Juneau Arrival

In the afternoon, transfer from the airport or hospitality area to your small ship for embarkation. Meals are included on board beginning with dinner tonight so please arrive no later than 2:30 pm.

Day
2

Captain's Choice

Enjoy the remote waterways of Lynn Canal or Chatham Strait today. Slip into a kayak or try out your skills paddle boarding and gliding along rocky outcroppings with your guides. Watch for harbor seals and bald eagles.

Day
3

Glacier Bay National Park

Explore Glacier Bay National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve. A National Park Ranger joins as you uncover coves and corners of the bay. Spot the many species of rare sea birds and keep your eyes on the water and the island for brightly-colored puffins and black oystercatchers. Look for sea lions, mountain goats, bears, eagles, and spectacular scenic backdrops. Tidewater glaciers sweep like rivers of ice down massive mountain valleys, terminating before you in the waters of Glacier Bay. A stop is made in Bartlett Cove for a visit to the Park Service's Headquarters.

Day
4

Icy Strait

Set course for arguably the richest whale waters in Southeast Alaska. Join the Captain on the bridge or the Expedition Leaders in search of marine mammals. Ride the skiffs for a closer inspection of the remote coastline with eyes set on the shoreline for possible bear sightings.

Day
5

Chichagof Island

Explore the spectacular waterfall coast of Chichagof Island. Anchor in remote waters for an opportunity to kayak. Explore the shoreline on an intertidal walk or forest exploration.

Day
6

Sergius Narros / Neva Strait

Opening at Hoonah Sound, the Serius Narrows is a great place to watch for otters, whales, eagles and for bears on the shoreline. The rugged rock fingers of the narrows winds into scenic Neva Strait.

Day
7

Krestof & Nakwasina Sounds

Discover remote areas along the western side of Baranof Island. With many secluded coves and islands, discover the region's inter-tidal zones from your skiff or kayak and while watching for whales and sea lions. Gear up for a guided hike with your expedition team for a new perspective of the vast Tongass National Park. In the evening enjoy a Farewell Dinner.

Day
8

Sitka Departure

Disembark at about 9:00am. A transfer is provided to the airport or the Un-Cruise hospitality area. (Please arrange a departure flight no earlier than 11:30am!)


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