Alaska/British Columbia

Coastal Alaska: Glacial Waters, Breathtaking Shores

Discover the story of Alaska as you explore the Alaska coast, take a whale-watching expedition, explore seven ports of call and learn about Native cultures at the Totem Heritage Center.
Rating (5)
Program No. 18669RJ
16 days
Starts at
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At a Glance

Purchased for two cents an acre, Alaska has become an invaluable part of America, its Last Frontier. Glide past icebergs and through breathtaking fjords to explore Alaska’s coast and learn about those who’ve inhabited it, from the indigenous peoples to Russian traders to adventurers seeking Gold Rush fortunes.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Moderate walking, mainly on flat surfaces but some trails can be uneven or wet. Participants should be able to walk up to one mile per day at a rate of ¼ mile in 15 minutes.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Board a smaller vessel for a whale watching expedition to Point Adolphus near Glacier Bay National Park.
  • Discover Alaska’s capital city, Juneau, and traditional small towns like Haines, Homer, and Valdez.
  • Enjoy native cultural presentations at the Totem Heritage Center and Alaska Native Heritage Center.

General Notes

In some ports you will have the option of enjoying lunch on your own at your expense rather than returning to the ship for lunch. Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available. The maximum group size for this program will be 52 participants on a ship with a maximum capacity of 1,258 passengers.
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