North America Alaska Cruise

Whales, Wildlife & Glaciers

This 8-day Whales, Wildlife & Glaciers small ship cruise from Sitka to Juneau has a bit of it all, including noteworthy stops in Glacier Bay National Park and Haines. A national park ranger guides a full day in Glacier Bay National Park. Haines offers active adventure with hiking, rafting and biking options, or mellow opportunities to take in its history. On board, learn about the Chilkat Tlingit Native culture. This Alaska cruise also features transit through North America’s deepest fjord, with wildlife viewing of possible whales, Dall’s porpoise, sea lions, black bears, puffins, bald eagles and seabirds.

Hikes with top-notch guides in the Tongass National Forest, the largest national forest in the United States, reveal insights into Alaska’s fascinating flora and fauna, geology and more. Wild inlets along Port Frederick and Chichagof Island allow for bushwhacking, beachcombing and bear spotting. The experienced captain keeps adventure on the itinerary all along the way.

Passage is aboard the 88-guest Safari Endeavour. This spacious expedition vessel includes a hot tub, a wine bar and library, and premium spirits, wine and beer. Both ships are equipped with adventure gear for varying activity levels, including yoga mats, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and skiffs.

Read on for details about this trip, or view all of AdventureSmith’s Alaska cruises.