Accommodations aboard vessel and hotels ashore as indicated in itinerary; all meals as indicated in itinerary; non-alcoholic beverages aboard ship, including cappuccinos, lattes, filtered water, and 24-hour coffee, tea and soda on demand; hors d’oeuvres and snacks during Recap; fitness center or exercise equipment, depending on ship; fully-stocked library and other public spaces; shore excursions; sightseeing and entrance fees; special access permits; transfers to and from group flights; use of kayaks; expedition staff expertise and services including presentations with guest speakers; gratuities (except to the ship’s crew); port taxes and service charges; services of a ship physician on most voyages.
Air transportation; private transfers; additional hotel nights; expedition extensions; passport, visa and immigration fees; spa treatments; meals not indicated; travel insurance and insurance of any kind; gift shop items and any other items of a personal nature, such as alcoholic beverages; scuba diving; internet and phone access; laundry; gratuities to the ship’s crew.
Payment & Cancellation
In order to confirm this trip, a deposit of $750 is required per person at time of booking. The balance of the trip price is due 90 days before the departure date. Special holiday payment and cancellation terms may apply. Guests who must cancel their trip for any reason must do so in writing. Standard cancellations are subject to the following per-person fees, based on number of days prior to departure:
120 or more days – $350 in the form of a Lindblad Expeditions Travel Certificate
119 to 90 days – 100% of deposit
89 to 60 days – 25% of total trip cost
59 to 45 days – 50% of total trip cost
44 to 0 days – 100% of total trip cost
Terms & Conditions
This trip is subject to AdventureSmith Explorations Terms and Conditions. Please read this information carefully and call us if you have any questions. A Traveler Information Form, which includes a release of liability, must be completed and signed by all travelers. Your Adventure Specialist will send you a unique link to complete this form along with a packing list and extensive pre-departure and travel insurance information upon booking confirmation.
Arrival & Departure
The Exploring Alaska’s Coastal Wilderness cruise begins in Juneau, Alaska (JNU) and ends in Sitka, Alaska (SIT), or reverse. Embarkation time on day 1 may vary based upon arrival of group flights. Disembarkation is after breakfast on day 8 of the outlined itinerary; departure times may vary depending on group flights. In general, plan to arrive into Juneau or Sitka in the early afternoon of day 1 at the latest, and depart on the final day of the cruise no earlier than 2:00pm.
Opportunities for wildlife viewing and photography exist on and off the ship. On board, a wellness specialist offers wellness treatments, massages and complimentary morning stretching. Off-vessel activities can be tailored to most activity levels and may include hiking, kayaking and Zodiac excursions.
In addition to listed Solo cabin rates, select double-occupancy cabins may be available for single occupancy with a single supplement fee. If you would like to share accommodations with another guest of the same gender, we will be happy to try to accommodate you in select cabin categories. This program allows you to pay the per person double-occupancy rate whether or not a roommate is found. Contact AdventureSmith for further details and availability.
Families & Children
Travelers under the age of 18 at time of travel save $500, at double occupancy. Skilled staff members are trained in organizing activities that inspire curiosity in young people of all ages. Programming for kids may include activities like photo workshops, journaling, scavenger hunts, Zodiac-driving lessons, hands-on nature and science programming and kid-friendly menu options. This trip is listed on our 5 Best Alaska Cruises for Families.
Protect your travel investment with insurance. Our partners at Travelex Insurance offer a variety of plans and policies to fit every trip and budget. Coverage for a pre-existing medical condition is also available if you purchase the Travel Select plan within 15 days of the initial trip payment; refer to plan details. Learn more about travel insurance or get a free quote.
Use the itinerary as a guide only. Itineraries may be altered due to weather, wildlife, national park regulation or at the captain’s discretion. The ability to be flexible makes this type of small ship cruising unique.