St. Paul and Pribilof Islands

Known by many as the "Galapagos of the North" and home to the Aleut people.

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Accommodation: 2 nights
  • Starting at: $2375 / per person
  • Availability: May, June, July, August, September, October
  • Highlights: Reached via scheduled flight from Anchorage, St. Paul Island is a rugged, remote, bird watching paradise. There are an estimated 3 million sea birds plus the world's largest fur seal rookeries. Travel to one of the farthest outposts in Alaska that offers guided tours on a schedule. St. Paul is located 300 miles off Alaska's western coast, 740 miles from Anchorage - and only 500 miles from Siberia. Overnight at the New King Eider Hotel, offering simple but comfortable accommodations with a shared bathroom. Daily guide services, meals and sightseeing is included.

Tour Overview

A vacation to St. Paul and the Pribilof Islands is truly a unique way to experience Alaska as well as an iconic Alaska birding destination. These two volcanic Alaskan islands are located approximately 300 miles southwest of the Alaska mainland in the Bering Sea in the Northern Pacific and are part of the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. They are famous for their natural beauty, large seal populations, and bird watching opportunities to view more than 230 species of migrating seabirds including common murres, crested auklets, tufted puffins and cormorants. Birders from around the world consider the Pribilof Islands a premier destination for checking birds off their Alaska bird lists. St. Paul Island (14 miles long) is also home to the world’s largest northern fur seal rookeries and home to Steller sea lions and sea otters.

What's Included

  • Round trip scheduled flight from Anchorage to St. Paul Island
  • Local transfers
  • Guided nature tours on St. Paul Island
  • Overnight in simple hotel accommodation with shared bath
  • 3 meals per day (depending on flight times)
  • All taxes and fees

What's Not Included

Transfers in Anchorage and gratuities.


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Tour Itinerary

Day
1

Anchorage to St. Paul

This morning transfer to the Anchorage International Airport on own. Depart Anchorage at approx. 12:00H for the St. Paul - Pribilof Islands; flight duration is about 4 hours. The orientation and naturalist tours start immediately upon arrival. St. Paul is the largest of the Aleut communities. The Alaska Native culture is prevalent throughout the small town. Overnight at the King Eider Hotel or similar.

Day
2

St. Paul

Today is spent visiting the rookeries and learning about the tundra and volcanic terrain with local expert guides. Blinds and viewing areas allow photographers access to seals and sea lions. This is your best chance to spot the migrating birds that visit the islands. Prior to dinner, Aleut dancers perform a traditional ceremonial dance. This evening, a tour of the Russian Orthodox Church and guided nature tours are available for those who wish to participate. Overnight at King Eider Hotel or similar.

Day
3

St. Paul to Anchorage

Depending on the return flight, guided tour in the morning. Typically in the afternoon, transfer is provided to the airport for your return flight to Anchorage. Arrive back in Anchorage at approx. 20:00H. The tour concludes upon arrival in Anchorage.



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