How long are land transfers? What can I do before I board my ship? What activity options are available? Our collection of Alaska trip reviews will help you plan the best Alaska cruise or land adventure. To learn what Alaska wilderness travel is really like read on for firsthand accounts of Alaska trips, travel experiences, expert insights and trip testimonials rating the quality of ships and lodges, food, guides, activities and the overall AdventureSmith experience.

Who Writes These Alaska Trip Reviews?

Expert Reviews are written by our expert crew. Our Adventure Specialists visit Alaska multiple times a year to bring you honest reports from firsthand expertise. These Alaska cruise and land tour reviews are not hour-by-hour accounts but a review about the trip as a whole. They may list highlights or standout moments, but their goal is to share honest information, practical knowledge and pro tips to help visitors researching Alaska to make an informed purchase and have an even better time.

Travel Journals are written by real travelers like you! Some of our guests loved their vacation so much they told us what they thought so we could share it with you. For fun personal stories and daily journal entries from travelers, look for the author “AdventureSmith Traveler” or use the sidebar filter and select “Travel Journal.” Get ready to be inspired for the journey ahead.  Remember, AdventureSmith travels beyond The Last Frontier, so be sure to view our worldwide trip reviews to many of our other exciting destinations.

Alaska Cruise & Land Tour Reviews

There are so many ways to see Alaska: by land, by sea, even by air—and some of the best vacations do both! Our collection of Alaska trip reviews includes firsthand travel experiences, expert insights and trip testimonials from both small ship cruises and land-based tours to help you plan your next trip to Alaska. The reviews below cover everything from cruises in the Inside Passage, Glacier Bay National Park, Gulf of Alaska’s Cook Inlet and Prince William Sound to land tours and wilderness lodge trips to Denali National Park, Kenai Peninsula, specialized grizzly bear viewing and more.

Will You Have a Similar Alaska Experience Compared to These Alaska Travel Reviews?

Weather and wildlife in Alaska are unpredictable, so our advice is always to come to Alaska prepared for anything. We can’t promise perfect weather or these exact same wildlife experiences, but the beauty of Alaska is, you may see and experience something even better! What our Alaska travel reviews will do is describe the general cruise and land-tour experience that can be replicated so the advice is useful to you as a reader: things like the daily schedule of activities, meals and accommodation review. We understand you are researching a destination and strive to provide a helpful trip review.

Testimonials: What Our Alaska Travelers Are Saying

We send hundreds of travelers to Alaska each year and love receiving traveler comments, critiques and testimonials about their vacations! We take our guests post-trip evaluation forms and publish them as easily digestible testimonials. Scroll to the bottom of the page to read some Alaska trip testimonials: CliffNotes-style Alaska cruise and land tour reviews with a range of categories featuring a star rating system. If testimonials exist for your trip, ship or wilderness lodge they will also be listed on the specific trip page and accommodation page.

Is Your Specific Question Not Answered in These Alaska Trip Reviews?

We make it easy to get your Alaska questions answered quickly. After reading any of our Alaska cruise and land tour reviews, simply leave a blog comment at the bottom of the page and an Alaska specialist will reply via comment then provide follow-up! You can also contact our Adventure Specialists directly by using our contact form or by calling 1-877-620-2875. We are Alaska experts—here to help you research, select, book and prepare for your travel with firsthand insight.