Cloud failure or liquid sunshine, our Alaska small ship adventure cruises are perfect for exploration—paddling, hiking, hot tub under the stars, “polar bear plunges,” even playing in the mud with your expert expedition team. Glacier Bay National Park; Native totems; breaching whales; soaring eagles; rainforests; northern lights. Do as much or as little as you like on an unforgettable journey.

Themed departures available for this itinerary, please contact us for more details.

Highlights


• THE glacier adventure: LeConte, Baird, and Dawes or Sawyer and South Sawyer

• Tlingit native culture on a private village tour of Kake

• Whale watching in Frederick Sound

• Look for wildlife—eagles, arctic terns, black and brown bears, sea otters, harbor seals, sea lions

• Skiff through iceberg waters of Tracy or Endicott Arm

• Hike on the terminal moraine of Baird Glacier

• Boardwalk and trail hikes in Tongass National Forest

• Kayak, paddle board and skiff in hidden coves and narrow fjords

Welcome to Alaska’s capital, where your home on the water awaits. Come aboard, meet your crew, and unpack your adventurous spirit. Your course is set for glaciers, and the Tongass—the largest national forest in the U.S.
Your captain eyes the day’s conditions and makes a choice. Whether Tracy or Endicott is the Arm du jour, wake in a fjord flanked by sheer granite walls. Grab a hot cup of joe and take it all in from the bow. Cascading waterfalls. Drifting icebergs. A lazy harbor seal or two. Layer up with gloves and a warm hat, and hop in a skiff for a better look at the glacier—the temps drop the closer you get. Your expedition guide clues you in to signs of the ice ages that carved this landscape. The geology is fascinating and so is the wildlife. Keep an eye out for mountain goats, bears, and eagles. Make waves for Stephens Passage. It’s all hands on deck watching for signs of humpbacks. It’s a big first day!
Have your rubber boots handy. You’re in for muskeg and mud in Alaska’s backcountry. Hiking along Baird’s moraine, look for shimmers of gold and quartz—this area is known for it. The glacial outwash plains look almost lunar, but you’re not alone in this moonscape. The glacial valley is a nesting hot-spot for arctic terns. Splash away the mud before a paddle along the bay’s mossy cliff walls. Back on board, it’s time for a cocktail and a soak in the hot tub.
LeConte is the southernmost tidewater glacier in North America. If tides are low, take a boot-sucking walk to check out icebergs resting on the mudflats. If it’s high tide, a skiff ride brings you up-close to its iceberg gardens. Surrounded by national forest, Ideal Cove’s boardwalk trails wind through meadows of ferns and grasses. Or test your balance paddle boarding in this quiet cove. It’s just you and the vast wilderness.
"Kake" comes from a Tlingit word meaning “opening of daylight.” Apropos, start your day in this native village with traditional storytelling and dancing. Count the many totems on their 132-foot pole. Drop the kayaks in Saginaw Bay or some other hidden cove along the Keku Islands. Black bears are common sights along shore. But so are eagles in the treetops and orange-billed surf scoters paddling nearby. For hikers, your guides have a route in mind. Make for the forest, far off the map. Cruising Frederick Sound, chances are high you’ll see humpbacks. The up-welling of nutrients in the water make it an irresistible feeding ground.
Leave it to the captain to steer you through Chatham and Peril Straits. At Baranof Island, your top-notch expedition team has the game plan dialed. Tap some of the most untouched wilderness in the Tongass. Head to the woods for an adventuresome bushwhack. Or slide into a kayak for an easygoing shoreline paddle. Find a perch on deck in Peril Strait—it’s a twisting drama of currents and history.
There aren’t many straight lines along Baranof Island. Its western side is dotted with hundreds of coves and uninhabited islands. This is a prime area for spotting sea otters. It’s no surprise to round a corner in your kayak and find one looking at you and you looking at him. The protected beaches are made for exploring the intertidal zones, and spotting bears. So, boot up for a guided hike. End your day with celebration and a toast at a heartfelt Farewell Dinner. Your expedition team treats you to a photo recap of the week’s adventures.
A last breakfast with new friends, then disembark in Sitka for your transfer to the airport or to your UnCruise hotel stay or land tour.
Itineraries are guidelines; variations in itinerary and the order of days may occur to maximize your experience.

Master Stateroom

$ 6145 USD pp
Master Stateroom
Fixed twin beds, desk and chair, view window or port hole, private bath with shower.

Commander Stateroom

$ 6695 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
Fixed twin beds, desk and chair, view windows, private bath and shower.

Captain Stateroom

$ 7195 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
King or twin beds, desk and chair, view windows, private bath with shower.

Single

$ 7990 USD pp
Single use cabin available. Please enquire for details.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 8195 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
King or twin beds, refrigerator, desk and chair, view window, private bath with shower.

Commodore Suite

$ 11195 USD pp
Commodore Suite
Sitting area: King or twin beds, Tempur-Pedic Products. Refrigerator, windows, French doors and step out balcony, private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower.

Master Stateroom

$ 6145 USD pp
Master Stateroom
Fixed twin beds, desk and chair, view window or port hole, private bath with shower.

Commander Stateroom

$ 6695 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
Fixed twin beds, desk and chair, view windows, private bath and shower.

Captain Stateroom

$ 7195 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
King or twin beds, desk and chair, view windows, private bath with shower.

Single

$ 7990 USD pp
Single use cabin available. Please enquire for details.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 8195 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
King or twin beds, refrigerator, desk and chair, view window, private bath with shower.

Commodore Suite

$ 11195 USD pp
Commodore Suite
Sitting area: King or twin beds, Tempur-Pedic Products. Refrigerator, windows, French doors and step out balcony, private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower.

Master Stateroom

$ 5395 USD pp
Master Stateroom
Fixed twin beds, desk and chair, view window or port hole, private bath with shower.

Commander Stateroom

$ 5945 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
Fixed twin beds, desk and chair, view windows, private bath and shower.

Captain Stateroom

$ 6495 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
King or twin beds, desk and chair, view windows, private bath with shower.

Single

$ 7015 USD pp
Single use cabin available. Please enquire for details.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 7395 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
King or twin beds, refrigerator, desk and chair, view window, private bath with shower.

Commodore Suite

$ 10195 USD pp
Commodore Suite
Sitting area: King or twin beds, Tempur-Pedic Products. Refrigerator, windows, French doors and step out balcony, private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower.

Master Stateroom

$ 6295 USD pp
Master Stateroom
103-104, 212, 301-302 Fixed queen, or fixed twin beds; desk and chair; view window or portholes; private bath and shower

Commander Stateroom

$ 6895 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
303-308, 311-322 Fixed twin beds; desk and chair; view windows; private bath with shower

Captain Stateroom

$ 7395 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
105-112, 203-204, 209-210 King or twin beds; desk and chair; view window; private bath and shower

Single

$ 8185 USD pp
Single
Single use cabin available. Please enquire for details.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 8395 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
201-202, 309 King or twin beds; refrigerator; desk and chair; view window; private bath with shower

Commodore Suite

$ 11395 USD pp
Commodore Suite
205-208 Sitting area; king or twin beds; Tempur-pedic® products; refrigerator; view windows; French doors and step out balcony; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower

Master Stateroom

$ 6295 USD pp
Master Stateroom
103-104, 212, 301-302 Fixed queen, or fixed twin beds; desk and chair; view window or portholes; private bath and shower

Commander Stateroom

$ 6895 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
303-308, 311-322 Fixed twin beds; desk and chair; view windows; private bath with shower

Captain Stateroom

$ 7395 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
105-112, 203-204, 209-210 King or twin beds; desk and chair; view window; private bath and shower

Single

$ 8185 USD pp
Single
Single use cabin available. Please enquire for details.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 8395 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
201-202, 309 King or twin beds; refrigerator; desk and chair; view window; private bath with shower

Commodore Suite

$ 11395 USD pp
Commodore Suite
205-208 Sitting area; king or twin beds; Tempur-pedic® products; refrigerator; view windows; French doors and step out balcony; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower

Master Stateroom

$ 6295 USD pp
Master Stateroom
103-104, 212, 301-302 Fixed queen, or fixed twin beds; desk and chair; view window or portholes; private bath and shower

Commander Stateroom

$ 6895 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
303-308, 311-322 Fixed twin beds; desk and chair; view windows; private bath with shower

Captain Stateroom

$ 7395 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
105-112, 203-204, 209-210 King or twin beds; desk and chair; view window; private bath and shower

Single

$ 8185 USD pp
Single
Single use cabin available. Please enquire for details.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 8395 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
201-202, 309 King or twin beds; refrigerator; desk and chair; view window; private bath with shower

Commodore Suite

$ 11395 USD pp
Commodore Suite
205-208 Sitting area; king or twin beds; Tempur-pedic® products; refrigerator; view windows; French doors and step out balcony; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower

Master Stateroom

$ 6295 USD pp
Master Stateroom
103-104, 212, 301-302 Fixed queen, or fixed twin beds; desk and chair; view window or portholes; private bath and shower

Commander Stateroom

$ 6895 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
303-308, 311-322 Fixed twin beds; desk and chair; view windows; private bath with shower

Captain Stateroom

$ 7395 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
105-112, 203-204, 209-210 King or twin beds; desk and chair; view window; private bath and shower

Single

$ 8185 USD pp
Single
Single use cabin available. Please enquire for details.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 8395 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
201-202, 309 King or twin beds; refrigerator; desk and chair; view window; private bath with shower

Commodore Suite

$ 11395 USD pp
Commodore Suite
205-208 Sitting area; king or twin beds; Tempur-pedic® products; refrigerator; view windows; French doors and step out balcony; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower

Master Stateroom

$ 6295 USD pp
Master Stateroom
103-104, 212, 301-302 Fixed queen, or fixed twin beds; desk and chair; view window or portholes; private bath and shower

Commander Stateroom

$ 6895 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
303-308, 311-322 Fixed twin beds; desk and chair; view windows; private bath with shower

Captain Stateroom

$ 7395 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
105-112, 203-204, 209-210 King or twin beds; desk and chair; view window; private bath and shower

Single

$ 8185 USD pp
Single
Single use cabin available. Please enquire for details.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 8395 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
201-202, 309 King or twin beds; refrigerator; desk and chair; view window; private bath with shower

Commodore Suite

$ 11395 USD pp
Commodore Suite
205-208 Sitting area; king or twin beds; Tempur-pedic® products; refrigerator; view windows; French doors and step out balcony; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower

Master Stateroom

$ 6295 USD pp
Master Stateroom
103-104, 212, 301-302 Fixed queen, or fixed twin beds; desk and chair; view window or portholes; private bath and shower

Commander Stateroom

$ 6895 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
303-308, 311-322 Fixed twin beds; desk and chair; view windows; private bath with shower

Captain Stateroom

$ 7395 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
105-112, 203-204, 209-210 King or twin beds; desk and chair; view window; private bath and shower

Single

$ 8185 USD pp
Single
Single use cabin available. Please enquire for details.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 8395 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
201-202, 309 King or twin beds; refrigerator; desk and chair; view window; private bath with shower

Commodore Suite

$ 11395 USD pp
Commodore Suite
205-208 Sitting area; king or twin beds; Tempur-pedic® products; refrigerator; view windows; French doors and step out balcony; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower

Master Stateroom

$ 6295 USD pp
Master Stateroom
103-104, 212, 301-302 Fixed queen, or fixed twin beds; desk and chair; view window or portholes; private bath and shower

Commander Stateroom

$ 6895 USD pp
Commander Stateroom
303-308, 311-322 Fixed twin beds; desk and chair; view windows; private bath with shower

Captain Stateroom

$ 7395 USD pp
Captain Stateroom
105-112, 203-204, 209-210 King or twin beds; desk and chair; view window; private bath and shower

Single

$ 8185 USD pp
Single
Single use cabin available. Please enquire for details.

Admiral Stateroom

$ 8395 USD pp
Admiral Stateroom
201-202, 309 King or twin beds; refrigerator; desk and chair; view window; private bath with shower

Commodore Suite

$ 11395 USD pp
Commodore Suite
205-208 Sitting area; king or twin beds; Tempur-pedic® products; refrigerator; view windows; French doors and step out balcony; private bath with Jacuzzi tub and shower

Additional charges:

Port taxes/fees: 375 USD pp

Safari Endeavour

Vessel Type: Small Ship

Length: 232 ft

Passenger Capacity: 88

Built / Refurbished: 1983 / 2012

Aboard this spacious expedition vessel, three decks offer ample outside vantage points for taking in daytime sights and the sparkling night sky with new friends. Interior spaces including the intimate lounge, cask wine bar, and cozy library provide comfortable and relaxing spaces to sit back with a book and glass of wine, gather for presentations, or to share experiences from the day. The fully-stocked, marble-topped bar in the lounge is a magnet for activity and mingling.

Ready for adventure at a moment’s notice, the Safari Endeavour is fully loaded with adventure equipment: kayaks; paddle boards; inflatable skiffs; hiking poles; yoga mats; and snorkel gear and wetsuits; plus, a hydrophone for listening to below-surface sounds and a bow-mounted underwater camera. For those moments when attention turns to relaxation, the vessel comes equipped with two hot tubs, fitness equipment, yoga mats, and a massage suite.

There are five cabin categories aboard the Safari Endeavour: Master; Commander; Captain; Admiral; and Commodore Suite. Depending on the category, singles, doubles or triples can be accommodated.

Common to all cabins are: Flat-screen TV/DVD; iPod docking station; air conditioning; desk and chair; private bath with shower; generous storage and closet space.

 

Cabin layout for Safari Endeavour

Rail, Denali & Knik River Endeavour

Complete your Alaskan adventure cruise aboard the Safari Endeavour with our 7-night pre-cruise land tour into Denali National Park, the wilderness surrounding the Knik River, Fairbanks, and Anchorage.

Safari Endeavour
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8 Days from
$ 5395 USD pp

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