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Last-Minute Alaska 2014 Cruises

by Todd Smith

Still looking to book a last-minute small ship cruise to Alaska this summer? Here is a summary of Alaska cruises still available for summer 2014. Call our Alaska experts for the latest availabilities and special offers. Can't find what you are looking for? Book early for summer 2015 and enjoy early-booking savings. 

Alaska Small Ship Cruises with 2014 Space Remaining

The following cruises have space available at the time of this post. Availability changes quickly, and we cannot guarantee any space until a deposit is received. Please call our experts for the latest availability. 

Discoverers Glacier Country

Discoverers Glacier Country

The Discoverers Glacier Country cruise is an 8-day upscale adventure aboard the 86-guest Safari Endeavour that begins and ends in Juneau. Kayak and small boat explorations offer a chance to explore the wilderness up close. Assorted dates and cabin categories are available throughout summer 2014.

Famed Passages of Discovery

Famed Passages of Discovery

Famed Passages of Discovery is 13-day extended journey through the entire Inside Passage from Juneau to Seattle. Hike, kayak and explore wilderness and nature with expert guides right from the ship. A variety of dates aboard a variety of small ships are available for summer 2014. 

Gold Rush Legacy

Gold Rush Legacy

Gold Rush Legacy is a 12-day historic cruise through the Inside Passage aboard a replica coastal steamer, the 88-guest S.S. Legacy. Cruise Alaska's famous ports and scenic waterways between Seattle and Juneau with presentations of living history on board. Jun 11-22 and August 17-28 are currently $600 off!

Alaska's Golden History

Alaska's Golden History

Cruise Juneau to Ketchikan or reverse exploring Alaska's Golden History on an 8-day cruise aboard a replica coastal steamer, the 88-guest S.S. Legacy. The itinerary includes a day in famed Glacier Bay National Park. Save up to $600 on assorted dates throughout summer 2014. 

Active Inside Passage

Active Inside Passage

Our most popular historic yacht cruise is the Active Inside Passage aboard the 12-guest Pacific Catalyst, once featured as Nat Geo's Top 50 Tours of a Lifetime. View eagles, whales and bears while actively exploring Alaska up close. Select cabins available on Jun 22-28 and July 6-12. Call for details. 

Glacier Bay Adventure

Glacier Bay Adventure Cruise

The Glacier Bay Adventure Cruise is the only small ship cruise to spend the entire voyage inside Glacier Bay National Park. Flexibility and local knowledge are highlights of this itinerary. Cruise aboard the historic 12-guest Sea Wolf and her local crew on May 25-30, Jun 1-6, June 8-13, Aug 17-22.  

Active Prince William Sound Discovery

Active Prince William Sound Discovery

Active Prince William Sound aboard the 12-guest Discovery is perfect for adventure travelers seeking an up-close exploration of Prince William Sound from Anchorage. A variety of summer 2014 cruises are available including May 24-30, Jun 8-15, Jul 13-19, Aug 2-8, Aug 17-23. 

Alaska's Island Spirit

Island Spirit Cruise

Alaska's Island Spirit cruise is the ultimate easy exploration combining authentic port towns and wilderness cruising aboard the 32-guest Island Spirit. Summer 2014 cruises available on July 2-10, July 11-19, July 20-28 Family, July 30-Aug 7, Aug 8-16 (photo-themed departure). 

Glacier Bay & Island Adventure

Glacier Bay and Island Adventure

Cruise from scenic Sitka, Alaska, aboard the Glacier Bay & Island Adventure with a focus on Alaska nature, history and culture aboard a selection of small ships. Best chance of cabins available are on the May 11-18, May 24-31 and Aug 30-Sep 6, 2014. Save up to 15% off select departures. 

Inside Passage Sojourn

Inside Passage Sojourn

The Inside Passage Sojourn offers one of Alaska's most comprehensive itineraries between Ketchikan and Sitka with authentic towns and a focus on nature, history and culture. Summer 2014 cruises available on May 28-Jun 5, Jun 2-10, Jun 5-13, Aug 1-9, Aug 17-25, 2014, with savings up to 5%.

Early-Booking Savings on Summer 2015

Can't find what you are looking for? Book early for 2015. Many Alaska small ship cruises sell out very early so plan ahead. Most Alaska 2015 cruise rates and dates are already posted on our website. We are currently taking reservations for summer 2015 with many popular cruises and prime dates filling up. Get the best price of the year and your choice of cabin category and date by booking your Alaska small ship cruise early. 


Sue Swanell

My husband and I are interested in an Alaska small ship cruise in late August/September.
We are in ourd late sixties, active, but would not be kayaking etc.
The very small ships are a little expensive, so would prefer the ones with 60....80 guests. Which cruises would you recommend??
Cheers Sue

Chris Harter

Sue, Thank you for getting in touch. We'll have an adventure specialist get back to you shortly!


Looking for a last minute adventure trip with our 20 year old son for about August 9-17 this year. I might b too late!! Suggestions? We wanted to fish too.

Audrey Vaughan

Carol, Thank you for your interest in taking a trip to Alaska with AdventureSmith Explorations in August. An adventure specialist will be in touch soon!


Are there any last minute cruise deals to Alaska besides the one mentioned in the AdventureSmith Catalog on 8-8. Please advise. Flexible for August and September.

Thanks, D. Eitel

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