23814
Alaska/Washington

Whales & Glaciers: An Alaskan Voyage With Your Grandchild

Feel the mist of a waterfall on your faces, look out over giant glaciers, meet rehabilitating raptors and watch for whales and porpoises on an Alaskan voyage with your grandchild.
Program No. 23814RJ
Length
10 days
Starts at
2,699

At a Glance

What sound does a glacier make? How about a whale? Discover the answers to these questions and more on an unforgettable voyage into the wild wonders of Alaska. Alongside your grandchild, kick off your adventure with an exploration of Seattle’s coolest spots, from the iconic Space Needle to the fun-filled Museum of Popular Culture, before setting sail on your expedition ship. Learn about Alaskan history and native cultures at a re-created village, watch for majestic whales and playful porpoises from the ship, set off on invigorating wildlife hikes alongside naturalists, and admire incredible glacial scenery up close — discoveries in this wonderland are as endless as they are unforgettable!
Activity Level
Keep the Pace

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Learn about the dazzling formations of Glacier Bay as you admire them up-close with Ranger-Naturalists.
  • Come face-to-face with mighty raptors at an award-winning rehabilitation center home to bald and golden eagles, hawks, falcons, and owls.
  • Discover the iconic totem as you learn the significance and meaning behind these ancient symbols during a special behind-the-scenes visit to the Totem Heritage Center.
Featured Expert
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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.

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

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