Magnificent Southeast Alaska
Discover pristine waters, soaring glaciers, unique wildlife and indigenous culture as you learn the fascinating story of Alaska and celebrate with a king crab feast!
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Program No. 21352RJ
13 days
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12 nights
35 meals
12B 11L 12D
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At a Glance

Glimpses of the 1896 Gold Rush live on in the Klondike boomtown of Skagway. Thousands of harbor seals dot icebergs along 30-mile Tracy Fjord. Beauty abounds in Glacier Bay National Park, one of the world’s largest international protected areas. Capture the essence of Southeast Alaska in this wide-ranging, 13-day, Ketchikan-to-Sitka adventure, experiencing Native American cultures and authentic local flavor, spotting tidewater glaciers and islands teeming with wildlife and gaining special insight into a frontier of remarkable beauty and history.
Activity Level
Walking up to three-quarters of a mile. Climbing in, out of small craft. Access on vessel requires steep stairs. Elevation of 3,000 feet on train.
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience the 12-mile-long Mendenhall Glacier and savor a salmon and all-you-can-eat king crab dinner at Orca Point Lodge on Colt Island.
  • Explore charming Petersburg, visit Totem Park in Wrangell at the mouth of the great Stikine River and spot whales, otters, bears, moose and eagles.
  • Experience Alaskan culture and celebrations in Ketchikan during July 4th.

General Notes

Please note that the June 23 departure begins in Sitka and ends in Ketchikan.
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Emily Herman
Shortly after graduating from the State University of New York at Geneseo with a degree in International Relations, Emily decided to trade the beautiful rolling hills of New York’s Finger Lakes region for the wondrous wilderness of Alaska. She has been a naturalist for Alaskan Dream Cruises since 2012 and enjoys traveling in the off-season, history, reading, cooking, music, sailing, hiking, kayaking, cycling, skiing, snowboarding and anything outdoors and has a great passion for the natural beauty and wildlife of Southeast Alaska.
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