A Family Adventure in Alaska’s Wild and Historic Inside Passage
View Alaska's amazing abundance of wildlife, learn about local cultures and enjoy a thrilling dog sledding adventure as you explore Alaska with your family.
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Program No. 21351RJ
10 days
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At a Glance

Strike it rich on this quintessential family learning adventure along Alaska’s historic, wild and rugged Inside Passage. From the comfort of our small ship, thrill to an enriching frontier wilderness experience at every port — from the sights and sounds of glaciers and humpback whales to a thrilling dog sledding adventure, mountainous train ride and kayak or guided skiff explorations.
Activity Level
On Your Feet
Walking up to one mile. Climbing in, out of small craft. Paddling kayaks. Access on vessel requires steep stairs. Elevation on train of 3,000 feet.
Family Programs
Family Programs
Share your love of learning with your family. These programs are designed for any combination of generations: grandparents, aunts, uncles, parents and children.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience the massive Mendenhall Glacier, board a skiff to explore Sawyer glacier and quietly view wildlife in Hobart Bay.
  • Scout for whales, otters, bears, moose and eagles, and delve into boots-on geology and plant identification, plus hands-on native craft projects.
  • Take a narrow gauge railway to the summit of White Pass in British Columbia.

General Notes

This is a family program for participants, their adult children and grandchildren ages 8 and up. Port order may vary based on permitting for Glacier Bay National Park. Because of the special nature of this program, we request that you call us to enroll. Please call toll free at (800) 454-5768, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. ET.
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Kate Winslow
Kate is a group leader and boat captain in Sitka. She lived on a boat at 57 degrees North for seven years and recently served as a deckhand on a 100-passenger day boat. Kate has also taught courses at the University of Alaska and Sheldon Jackson College, among others. She enjoys boating, kayaking, hiking, bicycling, fishing and other outdoor activities and finds balance outdoors with the seascapes and landscapes, flora and fauna and the various cultures of people who live life in cooperation with them.
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