The Last Frontier: A Local Look into Alaska’s Coastal Wilderness

Weave your way through the otherworldly landscapes on an expedition ship as you sail with local experts to study Alaska’s untouched wilderness, unique culture and interesting history.
Program No. 23692RJ
10 days
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At a Glance

Sailing along the beautiful Alaskan coast is on many must-see lists, and for good reason. Exploring Alaska is like experiencing another country, adorned with towering fjords, home to happy harbor seals and a melting pot of cultures from Russian to Native. On a voyage aboard an expedition ship, embark on an enriching adventure into the Last Frontier. In Alaska, you’ll discover a completely different side of America as you search for whales, explore untouched wilderness and sail past glaciers on a once-in-a-lifetime journey.
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Keep the Pace
Please note that the ship's lounge and dining room are on the lower floor of the ship that is accessed by a steep staircase and there is no elevator available. Hikes of various distance offered to accommodate a range of fitness levels. Uneven and potentially slippery terrain. Climbing in and out of expedition landing craft or kayaks.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Sail the glittering sea through incredible fjords as you study the abundant Alaskan wildlife.
  • Explore remote sections of Glacier Bay National Park on a coastal hike and as you kayak the calm waters.
  • Gain insight into Alaska's indigenous people, view totems, and study the history and cultures of Southeast Alaska.

General Notes

The program is limited to 19 people and the National Geographic Sea Bird holds 62 passengers.
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Charlie Bean
Charlie grew up on the West Coast in the Sierra Foothills and was immersed in the outdoors from an early age. In college he trained in architecture and aeronautics and later worked as a builder, but over the years found working as a wilderness leader and sharing outdoor experiences much more fulfilling. In 2000 he moved to Sitka, Alaska to work as a youth counselor and has extensive experience in trekking, camping, fishing and kayaking. He is now semi-retired, working summer seasons and traveling winters.

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

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