Explore islands, glaciers, and forests. Kayak in remote inlets that bring you closer to wildlife including eagles, sea otters, harbor seals, sea lions, and seabirds.

With over 20 years of exploring Alaska, nobody knows it better. Our captains and crew navigate its waterways and inlets as easily as walking the halls of their own vessel—and are always on the lookout. Spot a bear foraging for salmon on the shore and the captain swings back around so you can get a better look. There’s nowhere better to be than right here.

Highlights


• One day in Glacier Bay National Park, featuring an expert naturalist program

• Get close up to glaciers: Dawes, Margerie, and Grand Pacific

• Bushwhack in the Tongass National Forest

• Fords Terror Wilderness Area by skiff and hike inland on Chichagof Island

• Humpback whales in Frederick Sound and Chatham Strait

• Wildlife searches: black and brown bears, eagles, sea otters, harbor seals, sea lions, sea birds

• Kayak, paddle board and skiff in remote inlets

• Beachcombing, tide pool, and forest ecology discoveries

Hello, Juneau! First settled in the gold rush days, Juneau welcomes with both small town charm and towering glaciers. Toast to the riches of Alaska as you sail west toward Icy Strait. (D)
Kick start the morning with on-deck yoga stretches and a strong cup of coffee. Energized and snug in your kayak, glide around in remote bays off of Icy Strait through giant bullwhip kelp that can grow to over 100 feet long. Join the gang in a skiff to a rocky outcropping to watch sea lions play. Or, step into mud boots for a forest hike with your top-notch, naturalist guides who have plenty to share about everything Alaska—marine biology, plants, and even geology. On board, soak it all in as you soak in the hot tub. (BLD)
You’re in for a real treat. A National Park ranger comes aboard to share expert insight. Have your binoculars handy— South Marble Island is a birder’s slice of heaven. Puffins scoot through the water. Guillemots and gulls chatter up the airwaves. The snoozing sea lions don’t seem to mind. More thrills and chills await as you cruise to the far end of John Hopkins Inlet or Tarr Inlet where glaciers calve into the water. Backed by knife-edged peaks, bears forage along the shoreline of Tidal Inlet. Mountain goats too. Back at Bartlett Cove, if time and daylight allow, take a forest hike around the park’s HQ, and say farewell to your ranger. (BLD)
Stretching 150 miles into the Tongass National Forest, Chatham Strait offers adventure aplenty. Rest assured your captain navigates to the best. Anchor in a remote Chichagof Island inlet. Backpacks loaded and adventure toys lowered (skiffs, paddle boards, kayaks), it’s time to go play. Energy flows as you hike up through moss-covered trees and rain-fed waterfalls. Stick to the water in a kayak excursion, and don’t forget to look above and below the surface. A nosy seal could be watching your every stroke. Beachcomb rocky shores. Tiny creatures cling to rocks. Tonight, take a nightcap to the sun deck and watch the sky. (BLD)
The jagged arms and fingers of Kuiu Island stretch from 25 to just six miles wide. Salmon streams dot the coastline—and where there’s salmon, there are bears. Despite its slim size, Kuiu Island is home to many black bears, who, like you, love the solitude and open skies in the heart of the Tongass National Forest. From kayak or skiff, scope the intertidal zones of Saginaw Bay for these guys. Eagles fish here too, their white noggins give away their perches. Kayak along the Keku Islands or take the pace down a notch with an easy stroll amidst the tide pools. It’s remote, and remarkable. (BLD)
Humpbacks beeline it here each season to feed on krill, zooplankton, and herring. Watch for whales feasting in these abundant glacial waters. Hang out and enjoy the show. Based on wind and weather, your expedition team has the lineup of adventures all mapped out. Cruise past Five Fingers Lighthouse, Alaska’s oldest light station and The Brothers Islands, where sea lions nap on rocky nobs. Paddle into the deeps of Port Houghton or Windham Bay or head ashore for a hike. Somewhere nearby, carrot-billed black oystercatchers are saying hello. Tonight, toast another big day in Alaska. (BLD)
Skiffing up Endicott Arm, harbor seals laze around on icebergs. If the tides are right, slip into Fords Terror, the steep walls of this narrow opening streaked with waterfalls. Back in the Arm, gasp at the deep glacier-carved valleys. It’s at the end where you meet the piece de resistance: Dawes Glacier. Blue ice marches down from the Coast Mountains. With a sharp crack, the white thunder of a calving slice makes a mega-splash. Tonight, celebrate with a festive Farewell Dinner and “photo journal” from your expedition team. (BLD)
Mmmm, fresh baked pastries over one last breakfast. Your crew and new friends wish heartfelt goodbyes. This morning, transfer to the Juneau airport or begin your UnCruise hotel stay or land tour. (B)
Itineraries are guidelines; variations in itinerary and the order of days may occur to maximize your experience.

Navigator Cabin

$3,295 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$4,195 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$4,595 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$5,770 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$3,895 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$4,795 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$6,820 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$3,895 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$4,795 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$6,820 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$3,895 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$4,795 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$6,820 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$4,495 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,295 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$5,795 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$7,870 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$4,495 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,295 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$5,795 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$7,870 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$6,495 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$9,095 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$6,495 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$9,095 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$6,495 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$9,095 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$6,495 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$9,095 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$6,495 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$9,095 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$6,495 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$9,095 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$6,495 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$9,095 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$6,495 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$9,095 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$6,495 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$9,095 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$6,495 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$9,095 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$6,495 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$9,095 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$6,495 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$9,095 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,995 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$6,495 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$9,095 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$4,495 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,295 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$5,795 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$7,870 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$4,495 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,295 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$5,795 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$7,870 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$4,495 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$5,295 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$5,795 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$7,870 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$3,895 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$4,795 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$6,820 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Navigator Cabin

$3,895 USD pp
Navigator Cabin
200-208, 210 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Trailblazer Cabin

$4,795 USD pp
Trailblazer Cabin
301-302, 307-320 Queen or twin beds; view window; private bath with shower

Pathfinder Cabin

$5,195 USD pp
Pathfinder Cabin
303-306 Outside entry; double bed; view window; private bath with shower

Single

$6,820 USD pp
Single
202 Twin bed; view window; private bath with shower

Additional charges:

Port charges. From: 375 USD pp

Wilderness Adventurer

Vessel Type: Expedition

Length: 160 feet

Pasenger Capacity: 60 guests

Built: 1984, renovated in 2011

The Wilderness Adventurer’s interior complements the wild places it sails through and both public and private spaces are amenity-full. The main lounge evokes the feel of a wilderness lodge or neighborhood pub, with a long bar made from reclaimed Alaskan yellow cedar. Three accessible decks are ideal for keeping watch for wildlife and taking in the outdoors. The sun deck features roomy space for lounging and the observation deck offers over-the-top viewing from the bow.

The vessel is outfitted with adventure gear including kayaks, paddle boards, skiffs, hiking poles, wet suits and snorkel equipment, and yoga mats. The EZ Dock launch platform on the main deck makes getting into the water a cinch. A hydrophone and a bow-mounted underwater camera share the sounds and sights below the surface. The onboard wellness program includes a hot tub and fitness equipment.

There are three cabin categories aboard the Wilderness Adventurer: Navigator; Trailblazer; and Pathfinder. Pathfinder cabins accommodate singles and doubles.

Common to all cabins are: Flat-screen TV/DVD; iPod docking station; private bath with shower; a view window (no portholes).

Cabin layout for Wilderness Adventurer

Early Booking Savings - Save $400 per person

2021 Early Bird Savings - book before December 15, 2020 & save $800 per couple ($400 per person) on 2021-2022 departures.  Excludes Master and Navigator cabin categories. Prices online do not show the discounted rates. Terms and Conditions apply, special offer is subject to availability, please contact us for more details.

Inclusions


Voyage on board in selected cabin category
Group transfers between airport and ship on embarkation day
Group transfer between ship and airport on disembarkation day
Use of activity equipment on board including kayaks and paddle boards
All landings and shore excursions as per the itinerary
All meals while on board the ship
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages (Except super-premium wines)
Experienced expedition team, heritage guides and guest experts
Trip specific inclusions Wilderness Adventurer;
Wellness amenities: hot tub, fitness equipment, and yoga mats
Underwater bow camera
Hydrophone

Exclusions


International and domestic airfares
Travel insurance
Passport and visa costs if applicable
Additional excursions/ land extension programmes
Super premium wines
Port Taxes (See trip specific for amount)
Gratuities (Recommend USD$250 per passenger per week)
Trip specific exclusions;
Port Taxes USD$375.00 per person
8 Days from
$3,295 USD pp

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