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a whale tail coming out of the water in the foreground with kayakers in the background in alaska's glacier bay national park
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travelers kayaking and stand up paddleboarding during the glacier bay national park adventure cruise trip
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Glacier Bay National Park Adventure Cruise

The 8-day Glacier Bay National Park Adventure Cruise includes a comprehensive two days within Glacier Bay National Park for maximum adventure ashore and afloat plus diverse birding on South Marble Island.

The incomparable Glacier Bay National Park covers over three million acres with open ocean and fjord coastlines spanning most of its perimeter. Within the park, view two impressive tidewater glaciers, Margerie and Grand Pacific, and bushwhack and hike in old-growth forest and glacial outwash fields. Birding at South Marble Island will mean no rest for the binoculars while watching for puffins, oystercatchers, cormorants and kittiwakes.

Outside the bay, seek out seals and mountain goats in Tracy Arm, humpbacks in the whale-rich Frederick Sound, sea lions in Icy Strait and bears along the shoreline of Chatham Strait. A stellar expedition team guides the entire journey, with plenty of active daily options, including skiff rides, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding right from the small ship home base. This recipe for active adventure makes this itinerary a prime selection for our Alaska family cruises.

Select alternative Glacier Bay National Park & Haines departures offer unique visits to Chichagof Island, Lynn Canal or Saint James Bay, and a special day in Haines with free time to choose your own self-guided adventure: hiking, biking, kayaking, beer/spirit tasting or visits to historic sites.

Cruise round-trip from Juneau aboard the 76-guest Wilderness Discoverer or the 74-guest Wilderness Explorer, venturing farther than 99 percent of visitors, having the time and flexibility that a small ship provides to sail into small coves and seek out wildlife viewing opportunities.

Read on for details about this trip, or learn more about AdventureSmith’s Alaska trips, small ship Alaska cruisesGlacier Bay cruise and Inside Passage cruise itineraries.



Itinerary

Glacier Bay National Park Adventure Cruise Itinerary

Spend two days in Glacier Bay National Park and visit the amazing tidewater glaciers of Margerie and Grand Pacific. Whale watching, birding and Chatham Strait are particular highlights of this itinerary. 

Route map of Glacier Bay National Park Adventure Cruise in Alaska showing red line of stops round-trip from Juneau
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Day 1
Embark Juneau, Alaska

Arrive in Juneau and be transferred from the airport to the hospitality area. Upon boarding, be greeted by crew with champagne and smiles. Set sail for a week of scenic channels and secluded wilderness.

Accommodations

Wilderness Discoverer, Wilderness Explorer

Meals

dinner

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Day 2
Tracy Arm

Take an early peek outside: fjord cliffs reach skyward, floating ice and deep u-shaped valleys. There’s no abracadabra here. Mother Nature’s magic is real. Cruise past harbor seals and their pups lounging on chunks of ice. Tracy Arm delivers with the cotton-candy blue twin Sawyer Glaciers of its furthest reaches. Tides permitting, the skiff driver knows the ropes and guides the skiff along. It’s a mash-up of towering walls, temperamental currents and the Coastal Mountains. So many waterfalls. Mountain goats show off fancy footwork on the cliffs—look for them.

Accommodations

Wilderness Discoverer, Wilderness Explorer

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 3
Frederick Sound

Humpbacks beeline it here each season to feed on krill, zooplankton and herring. Watch for whales feasting in these abundant glacial waters. Hang out and enjoy the show. Cruise past Five Fingers LighthouseAlaska’s oldest light station—and The Brothers Islands, where sea lions nap on rocky nobs. Tonight, toast to a whale of a day in Alaska.

Accommodations

Wilderness Discoverer, Wilderness Explorer

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 4
Icy Strait

Before doing anything, look out the window. From kelp-lined channels to hemlock and spruce forests, every inch of this far northwest corner is worth exploring. And today’s adventures promise to be as big as the water is deep. Seals and sea lions haul out on rocky outcroppings, resting before they disappear in the water to search for food. If the tides are right, head out in the skiff with one of the guides for a closer exploration of the rugged shore, or perhaps, make it all the way to George Island. Whether wilderness trekking, skiffing or paddling, the expedition team guides the way.

Accommodations

Wilderness Discoverer, Wilderness Explorer

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 5
Glacier Bay National Park

This crown jewel of America’s national parks covers 3.3 million acres (that’s a tad smaller than the state of Connecticut). Let that sink in. Most visitors see the same sliver of the park as everyone else. Instead, go the furthest and explore parts that 99% of visitors never go to and take two days to do it. Get started! Taylor Bay sea stacks and rocky shores make for good adventure. Or hike the outwash field of glaciers winding down the Fairweather Mountain Range. The cool breeze off the nearby snow and icefields is energizing. If motoring over to Dundas Bay, keep an eye out for bears, humpbacks, and with luck, a wolf sighting. Kayak the bay. Bushwhack into the forest. Discover Glacier Bay outback.

Accommodations

Wilderness Discoverer, Wilderness Explorer

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 6
Glacier Bay National Park

The camera’s memory card needs plenty of room. South Marble Island is abuzz with activity. Rare sea birds, black oystercatchers and orange-beaked tufted puffins can’t be missed. A colony of raucous sea lions adds to the hubbub. They add a distinct aroma to the air, too. Tucking into silent Tidal Inlet—the stomping grounds for bears, wolves, mountain goats, eagles—the backdrop is spectacular. At the end of the western-most arm of the bay sits Margerie and Grand Pacific Glaciers. And possible views of glacial calving. Take it all in on deck.

Accommodations

Wilderness Discoverer, Wilderness Explorer

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 7
Chatham Strait

Find a perch on the bridge with the captain or with the guides on the bow, and watch for whales and other creatures before tucking into Port Frederick or another inlet in the Tongass National Forest. Any spot is a good one to pull over and stretch the legs. Hike, paddle, or skiff through this remote corner with bears on the shoreline, seals bobbing on the surface and welcoming boughs of moss in the trees. Back on the boat, there’s a treat in store—the farewell dinner and some special mentions from the crew.

Accommodations

Wilderness Discoverer, Wilderness Explorer

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 8
Disembark Juneau, Alaska

Linger over breakfast this morning while cruising into Juneau. Wish the crew and new friends goodbye. Then it’s off to the airport or extend your hotel stay or land tour.

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Meals

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Inclusions, Terms & Notes

Included 

Accommodations aboard vessel; onboard meals; premium wine, beer and liquor (excludes super-premium wines); non-alcoholic beverages; transfers and baggage handling between airport/vessel on embarkation/disembarkation day; entry fees to national parks/preserves; all from-the-vessel activities and equipment; exclusive activities and shore visits; wellness amenities; presentations by onboard expedition/heritage guides and guest experts. 

Exclusions 

Airfare to and from your home city; discretionary gratuities to vessel’s crew; travel insurance and insurance of any kind; optional excursions and land tours; excess baggage charges; items of a personal nature; taxes and port fees of $375 per person (2022 & 2023). 

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 penalties, based on number of days prior to departure:
120 days or more – 50% of deposit
119 to 91 days – 100% of deposit
90 to 46 days – 50% of total trip cost
45 to 0 days – 100% of total trip cost

A booking or future travel certificate re-accommodated to a new sailing date is a one-time only move and remains non-refundable. Cancellation of your re-booked cruise will result in the loss of any reservation payments on file at time of re-accommodation.

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.

Vaccination Requirement
To join this trip, all eligible guests must provide proof of being fully vaccinated (at least 14 days after your final COVID-19 vaccine shot), including a booster shot for those eligible. There may also be COVID-19 testing or other requirements to participate; your Adventure Specialist will provide details of current policies upon booking.

Arrival & Departure 

The main Glacier Bay National Park Adventure Cruise begins and ends in Juneau, Alaska (JNU). Plan flights to arrive to Juneau by 3:00pm on Day 1 of the itinerary. Plan flights to depart Juneau no earlier than 11:30am on Day 8. 

Activities 

Whether you are looking for light activity options or more challenging outdoor pursuits, the ship’s crew can tailor most any expedition to suit your skill level.  Adventure activities may include: whale watching, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding, inflatable boat/skiff excursions, morning yoga and stretching, land treks, glacier viewing, wildlife observation and polar bear plunges. Limited quantities of hiking poles, binoculars, mud boots and rain gear are available on board. To ensure availability and fit, we encourage you to bring your own gear. 

Room Configuration 

Select double-occupancy cabins may be available for single occupancy at 150-175% of the per-person listed rate; special triple-occupancy rates may also be available in select cabins. Call AdventureSmith for more details, as availability and rates vary by ship and cabin category.  

Families & Children 

Kids 8 years and older are welcomed aboard all departure dates; exceptions for children 7 years and under may be allowed with special pre-approval. Save $500 per child, ages 8 to 17, with the exception of holiday departures. 

Travel Insurance

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.

Itinerary Notes 

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. 

Glacier Bay National Park & Haines Adventure Cruise Itinerary

Spend two days in Glacier Bay National Park and visit the amazing tidewater glaciers of Margerie and Grand Pacific. Uniquely visit Chichagof Island, Lynn Canal or Saint James Bay, and a special self-guided, choose-your-own-adventure day in Haines.

Route map of Glacier Bay National Park & Haines Adventure Cruise, operating round-trip from Juneau, Alaska, with visits to Lynn Canal, Saint James Bay, Chichagof Island, Icy Strait, Point Adolphus & George Island.
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Day 1
Embark Juneau, Alaska

Arrive in Juneau and be transferred from the airport to the hospitality area. Upon boarding, be greeted by crew with champagne and smiles. Set sail for a week of scenic channels and secluded wilderness.

Accommodations

Wilderness Explorer

Meals

dinner

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Day 2
Lynn Canal or Saint James Bay

Start the day with morning stretches on deck with a guide. Warm those hard-at-play muscles. Conditions in Southeast change one inlet to the next. The captain picks just the right spot. Lynn Canal or Saint James Bay? Whichever, the adventures are as big as the water is deep! So many hidden pockets in the Tongass National Forest. Try paddleboarding. Watch for big-eyed harbor seals from a kayak. Bushwhack into the forest of giants. The guides know the area’s history and keep it lively.

Accommodations

Wilderness Explorer

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Haines

The center of adventure. Tucked beneath snowcapped peaks, Haines has it all. Hiking, biking, kayaking and history. One thing’s for sure—the trails are irresistible. Go easy, or feel the burn—whatever your speed, the views reward in spades. The expedition team shares the city’s captivating history. A trading outlet for Chilkat Tlingit, they called it “Dtehshuh”—the end of the trail. European explorers, the Klondike gold rush, a U.S. Army outpost—influences still apparent today. What holds your interest? Follow your curiosity on a self-led tour.

Accommodations

Wilderness Explorer

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 4
Chichagof Island

Known for an abundance of brown bears, this area offers the opportunity for hikes, kayaking, skiff rides and a special treat of meeting up with a local select cut logger and learning the trade of a backwoods Alaskan making an ecologically safe living off the land. Keep your eyes out for those bears—they frequent the stream bed.

Accommodations

Wilderness Explorer

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 5
Icy Strait & Point Adolphus

Before doing anything, look out the window. From kelp-lined channels to hemlock and spruce forests, every inch of this far northwest corner is worth exploring. And if the tides are right, head out in the skiff with one of the guides for a closer exploration of the rugged shore. Seals and sea lions haul out on rocky outcroppings, resting before they disappear in the water to search for food. Whatever you do—wilderness trekking, skiff rides, or paddling—the expedition team guides the way. Point Adolphus is known for Humpback whales…keep a sharp eye out!

Accommodations

Wilderness Explorer

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 6
Glacier Bay National Park Outback or George Island

The captain will make this decision based on weather. If possible, visit either the far outback areas of Glacier Bay or the famed “George Island” with a close-up opportunity for sea otters and a World War II cannon that sits in the wilderness today. However this day turns out, it is going to be very special while visiting the outer section of the Inside Passage.

Accommodations

Wilderness Explorer

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 7
Glacier Bay National Park

Your camera’s memory card needs plenty of room. South Marble Island is abuzz with activity. Rare seabirds, black oystercatchers and orange-beaked tufted puffins can’t be missed. A colony of raucous sea lions adds to the hubbub. They add a distinct aroma to the air, too. Tucking into silent Tidal Inlet—the stomping grounds for bears, wolves, mountain goats, eagles—the backdrop is spectacular. At the end of the western-most arm of the bay sits Margerie and Grand Pacific Glaciers. And possible views of glacial calving. Tonight, enjoy a festive farewell dinner. A photo journal of the trip prepared by the expedition team is the cherry on top.

Accommodations

Wilderness Explorer

Meals

breakfast, lunch, dinner

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Day 8
Disembark Juneau, Alaska

Linger over breakfast this morning while cruising into Juneau. Wish the crew and new friends goodbye. Then it’s off to the airport or extend your hotel stay or land tour.

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n/a

Meals

breakfast

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Details
Inclusions, Terms & Notes

Included 

Accommodations aboard vessel; onboard meals; premium wine, beer and liquor (excludes super-premium wines); non-alcoholic beverages; transfers and baggage handling between airport/vessel on embarkation/disembarkation day; entry fees to national parks/preserves; all from-the-vessel activities and equipment; exclusive activities and shore visits; wellness amenities; presentations by onboard expedition/heritage guides and guest experts. 

Exclusions 

Airfare to and from your home city; discretionary gratuities to vessel’s crew; travel insurance and insurance of any kind; optional excursions and land tours; excess baggage charges; items of a personal nature; taxes and port fees of $375 per person (2023). 

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 penalties, based on number of days prior to departure:
120 days or more – 50% of deposit
119 to 91 days – 100% of deposit
90 to 46 days – 50% of total trip cost
45 to 0 days – 100% of total trip cost

A booking or future travel certificate re-accommodated to a new sailing date is a one-time only move and remains non-refundable. Cancellation of your re-booked cruise will result in the loss of any reservation payments on file at time of re-accommodation.

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.

Vaccination Requirement
To join this trip, all eligible guests must provide proof of being fully vaccinated (at least 14 days after your final COVID-19 vaccine shot), including a booster shot for those eligible. There may also be COVID-19 testing or other requirements to participate; your Adventure Specialist will provide details of current policies upon booking.

Arrival & Departure 

The Glacier Bay National Park & Haines Adventure Cruise begins and ends in Juneau, Alaska (JNU). Plan flights to arrive to Juneau by 3:00pm on Day 1 of the itinerary. Plan flights to depart Juneau no earlier than 11:30am on Day 8. 

Activities 

Whether you are looking for light activity options or more challenging outdoor pursuits, the ship’s crew can tailor most any expedition to suit your skill level.  Adventure activities may include: whale watching, kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding, inflatable boat/skiff excursions, morning yoga and stretching, land treks, glacier viewing, wildlife observation and polar bear plunges. Limited quantities of hiking poles, binoculars, mud boots and rain gear are available on board. To ensure availability and fit, we encourage you to bring your own gear. 

Room Configuration 

Select double-occupancy cabins may be available for single occupancy at 150-175% of the per-person listed rate; special triple-occupancy rates may also be available in select cabins. Call AdventureSmith for more details, as availability and rates vary by ship and cabin category.  

Families & Children 

Kids 8 years and older are welcomed aboard all departure dates; exceptions for children 7 years and under may be allowed with special pre-approval. Save $500 per child, ages 8 to 17, with the exception of holiday departures. 

Travel Insurance

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.

Itinerary Notes 

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. 

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Expedition Ship
Wilderness Discoverer

The 76-guest Wilderness Discoverer is capable of nimble exploration through nature’s most dramatic hideaways. The revolutionary EZ Dock launching platform makes it easy to get in and out of her 25 two-person kayaks and stand-up paddleboards.

Expedition Ship
Wilderness Explorer

The original M/V Wilderness Explorer, under the direction of AdventureSmith founder Todd Smith, pioneered adventure cruising in Southeast Alaska in the 1990s. Relaunched and renovated in 2012, this new-generation 74-guest base camp explores remote Alaska.

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Expert Review

Reviews from Our Experts So You Know What to Expect

Jenna Granger • August 30th, 2019
Expert Review: Glacier Bay National Park Adventure Cruise

What are the benefits of cruising expedition style through Alaska? Travel through Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska aboard the 60-guest Wilderness Adventurer.

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"Had Everything I Needed"

Trip was great. The crew was amazing, and the food was a very nice surprise. I wanted to hike as much as I could, and this ship seemed to meet that.

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"Well Prepared"

This was the most organized, well-planned trip ever!! Every single detail, right down to clothes to bring, was superb. This trip fit our wishes of wilderness, wildlife, and adventure to a T!!

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Had an absolutely amazing time! Staff were fabulous, energetic, passionate and kept us busy and safe at all times. We chose a small boat trip as we wanted to get as close as possible to Alaska...

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Extend Your Trip

Additional Travel Options Before or After Your Cruise

Choose from a variety of other AdventureSmith Alaska trips to extend your journey, or opt for a pre-cruise extension with your fellow passengers on this cruise.

The Glacier Bay National Park Adventure Cruise (+Haines, starting in 2023) can be combined with the Alaska Fjords & Glaciers itinerary for the 15-day Eastern Fjords & Glacier Bay—Ultimate Cruise cruising between Sitka and Ketchikan with no repeated landing sites. Please inquire with an Adventure Specialist for further details.

The Denali & Talkeetna Wilderness Rail Adventure is a pre-cruise escorted land tour featuring wilderness lodge stays in Denali National Park and Talkeetna Mountains, and hotel overnights in Anchorage. This tour takes you through the Talkeetna Mountain and Denali National park by rail, visits the Alaska Native Heritage Center, and provides opportunities for wildlife viewing, hiking, kayaking, and river rafting or flightseeing (added cost). This land package aligns with Friday cruise departures. Glacier Bay National Park Adventure cruises departing on other days require additional hotel night(s).

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8 - 9 Day Land Tour
Camp Denali Adventure

This premier Denali National Park base camp, in view of Denali, is located near Wonder Lake at the end of the 92-mile Denali Park Road and offers expert guided explorations and unique hikes.

From $5399USD
Jun Jul Aug Sep
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7 Day Land Tour
Within the Wild

The Within the Wild luxury Alaska adventure brings travelers into the Alaskan backcountry without sacrificing comfort. Enjoy remarkable helicopter- and floatplane-assisted adventures, hiking, sportfishing and a wellness program with massage and yoga.

From $15400USD
Jun Jul Aug Sep
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5 Day Land Tour
Brown Bears of Katmai

Alaska bear viewing in Katmai National Park is one of the state's greatest wildlife spectacles. From your home base at Brooks Lodge, see the brown bears of Brooks River. This independent package includes hotels in downtown Anchorage and a seaplane flight to Katmai.

From $1725USD
Jun Jul Aug Sep
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8 Day Cruise
Northern Passages & Glacier Bay

This 8-day cruise between Juneau and Sitka, Alaska, includes a visit to Glacier Bay National Park and emphasizes exploration in nature with hiking, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and skiff tours suited to varying activity levels.

Special Offer
From $5500USD
May Jun Jul Aug Sep
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8 Day Cruise
Alaska’s Glacier Country

The 84-guest Safari Endeavour, 60-guest Wilderness Adventurer and 22-guest Safari Quest explore Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska's Inside Passage and Ford’s Terror Wilderness Area on this adventure cruise. Get close to Alaska’s impressive glaciers, plus hike, kayak, stand-up paddleboard and whale-watch with naturalist guides.

Special Offer
From $3600USD
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
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13 Day Cruise
Inside Passage & Glacier Bay Wilderness Cruise

A collection of small ships make this iconic 13-day passage along the coastline between Seattle and Juneau, Alaska, visiting UNESCO World Heritage Site Glacier Bay National Park.

Special Offer
From $3345USD
Apr May Jul Aug Sep Oct
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Glacier Bay National Park Adventure Cruise

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