The mighty glaciers and dramatic fjords of Alaska’s Inside Passage are incredible. Aboard an expedition ship, learn about this untamed land and its stunning diversity of wildlife.
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Program No. 11479RJ
10 days
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10 days
9 nights
26 meals
9B 8L 9D
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Northern Southeast Alaska - Inside Passage
White Pass Railway, Skagway & Gold Rush, Free Time
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Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve
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Exploring, Admiralty Bay
Northern Southeast Alaska - Inside Passage
Tracy Arm Fjord, Waterfalls, Wildlife Watch
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Hobart Bay , Fredrick Sound, Inside Passage Lecture
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Kake, Exploring Day
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At a Glance

Famed for deep glacial fjords, spectacular mountains and lush temperate rainforest, Alaska’s Inside Passage and Glacier Bay National Park offer natural and scenic gifts rivaled only by the rich histories of the indigenous nations who have lived here for millennia. Experience magnificent sights and sounds as our experts create opportunities to view glaciers up close. Study Alaska's history at the newly renovated Alaska State Museum in Juneau, and explore secluded bays via sea kayak or watercraft, all in the company of experts who narrate your experience with in-depth analysis of this yet untamed land.
Activity Level
Easy Going
Optional walking up to one mile on trails; some uneven or wet terrain. Elevation of 3,000 feet on train. Ship decks are accessed by narrow ladder like stairs. Climbing in and out of kayaks and rafts.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Traverse the waters of 30-mile-long Tracy Arm, a narrow fjord enclosed within soaring cliffs of granite and dotted with glittering icebergs.
  • Board the White Pass narrow-gauge railway for an evocative journey back through a frenzied time of uncertainty and adventure: the gold rush era.
  • Experience chances to see whales, puffins, otters, bears, mountain goats and sea lions—the wealth of wildlife is amazing!

General Notes

Order of ports will vary subject to Glacier Bay schedule approved by the National Park Service. This program has a maximum group size of 46 participants.
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Dale Kanen
Dale Kanen was born in Alaska, and his maternal side is Tlingit Indian. He graduated from the University of Maryland in 1974 and moved to Ketchikan with his new bride to begin his career with the U.S. Forest Service. He first worked as a professional engineer and later as a program manager. Prior to retirement, Dale served as National Director for Tribal Relations with the Forest Service in Washington D.C. Dale’s favorite hobby is beachcombing remote shorelines. He and his wife Susan have six grandchildren.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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