This cruise ventures into areas not visited by the larger ships. Discover the awesome beauty of Alaska as you pass spectacular coastlines, calving glaciers and a large array of wildlife. Join thrilling excursions such as kayaking through the icy waters and explorations on foot into remote wilderness. This is an adventure of a lifetime.
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Board the Wilderness Adventurer for a 7-night cruise. (D)
Today, set sail for the richest whale waters in south-east Alaska. Look out for humpback whales, porpoises, sea lions and other marine life along the way. If the tides are right, head out in the skiff or a kayak to explore the remote coastline for closer exploration with a guide. (B, L, D)
Spend the day exploring Glacier Bay National Park, visiting remote parts away from the usual tourist routes. Visit the sea stacks and rocky shores of Taylor Bay or hike the outwash field of glaciers winding down the Fairweather mountain range. Take a boat to Dundas Bay and keep a look out for bears, humpbacks and wolves. (B, L, D)
Today, the Wilderness Adventurer welcomes a national park ranger aboard to join your adventures exploring Glacier Bay. Visit South Marble Island, a hive of activity for rare sea birds, including orange-beaked tufted puffins and noisy sea lions. Continue to the silent Tidal Inlet, stomping ground to bears, wolves and mountain goats with eagles circling above. (B, L, D)
On your final day in Glacier Bay National Park, visit the bridge with your captain, board a kayak and skiff (small boat) in search of seals and birdlife or take a hike across the muddy glacial moraine. Back on board, take a polar plunge followed by a soak in the hot tub. Evening forest walk in Bartlett Cove, daylight permitting. (B, L, D)
Today the captain will choose between stopping at Lynn Canal or Chatham Strait. There will
be a chance to paddle board and kayak while keeping an eye out for harbour seals or explore Tongass National Forest. (B, L, D)
With snow-capped mountain peaks as a backdrop, Haines is the centre of adventure. Enjoy hiking, biking and rafting. Your expedition team will share the history of the area, from European settlement to the Klondike gold rush. (B, L, D)
After breakfast, disembark the cruise in Juneau and begin onward arrangements. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
International and internal flights are not included with this itinerary. For flight options and prices, please speak to your Cox & Kings tour consultant.
Cox & Kings is acting as an agent on behalf of Un-Cruise Adventures and its cancellation conditions apply.
When on board the cruise, the transfers and excursions relevant to that cruise are operated as a group with other passengers who may or may not be Cox & Kings clients.
This tour is based in 3- and 4-star accommodation.
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 3930 5094 or email Info@CoxandKings.co.uk.
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HGD2018: 7 Nights