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Highlights
  • Explore one of Alaska’s prime wildlife areas by historic small ship
  • Sea kayak amid icebergs and below towering granite walls
  • Hike on glacial moraine and in old-growth cedar, hemlock, and spruce forests
  • Watch calving glaciers, bald eagles, and breaching whales

Experience remote wilderness on the grandest scale imaginable in the Inside Passage, Alaska’s storied waterway along the southeast coast, where glaciers crackle in lovely fjords and the sea is filled with whales, orcas, porpoises, and sea lions. Our discovery of this epic realm is aboard a historic, 11-guest wooden vessel that brings you deep into hidden places big ships can’t even dream of entering. With our on-board naturalists sharing insights into the local botany, natural history, and native culture, you’ll kayak into narrow inlets like Ford’s Terror, whose sheer granite walls are wreathed in ephemeral mists, hike in majestic old-growth forests, and encounter incredible wildlife, from endangered humpbacks to bears and bald eagles. At day’s end, you’ll savor the welcoming comfort of our boat and enjoy a delicious meal in a beautiful anchorage.

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Itinerary

Days 1-2: Juneau, Alaska / Ford’s Terror (Southbound Departures)

Boarding in Juneau, we cruise to Limestone Inlet, where a skiff ride may reveal bears, jumping salmon, and nesting waterfowl. In Endicott Arm, look for whales as they “bubble net” for herring, and watch icebergs calve at Dawes Glacier. At Ford’s Terror, a spectacular natural amphitheater, paddle beneath stunning 5,000-foot rock walls.

Days 3-5: Admiralty Island / The Brothers

After a hike in the highlands, head for Admiralty Island, with its numerous brown bears and bald eagles. Setting out for The Brothers Islands, you’ll watch for humpbacks and orcas in this prime summer feeding ground and listen to their ethereal songs with the ship’s hydrophone.

Days 6-7: Thomas Bay / Scenery Cove / Petersburg

If the whales are around, we’ll spend time shadowing their movements, then head to Thomas Bay, watching for black bear on the beaches. Anchoring at Scenery Cove, a skiff ride brings us upriver, then you’ll hike the glacial moraine of Baird Glacier. We dock in the charming fishing town of Petersburg and depart on Day 7.

Dates & Pricing

Price From

$ 4,050

Price Per Day:

$ 579 per day
 
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Details
Trip Includes
  • Expert leadership of a Trip Naturalist and Captain
  • Accommodations aboard a 75-foot research vessel
  • All meals included
  • Beer and wine
  • Kayaks, paddles, radios, PFDs (life jackets), and boat safety gear
Trip Excludes
  • Airfare to/from points of embarkation and debarkation of the boat
  • Accommodations in Juneau or Petersburg
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional gratuities to leaders or staff
  • Expenses such as immunizations (if any), and other expenses of a personal nature
Meals Included:

All meals included

Flights & Transport
Only ground transport
Group Size:
Standard Group
Maximum Number of People in Group: 11
Upto 11 members
Start City
Juneau
End City
Petersburg, Alaska

Trip ID#: alainswil

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