Wilderness Explorer

Wilderness Explorer

Northern Passages & Glacier Bay Un-Cruise Adventures

Adventure Cruises amid glacial landscapes and old growth rainforests with abundant opportunities to watch whales, birds and other wildlife aboard the 76-passenger yacht ship Wilderness Explorer.

Wilderness Explorer Alaska Cruise Map

Dates of Sailing Juneau to Sitka

 

2016  April 23  May 21  June 18  July 16  August 13  September 10

 

Dates of Sailing Sitka to Juneau (reverse Itinerary)

 

2016  April 30  May 28  June 25  July 23  August 20  September 17

 

Day 1  Juneau  Embarkation.  Remnants of gold mines, Alaska’s state historical museum, Mt Roberts tramway, eagles, glaciers and verdant forest trails await your arrival.  Birds, seals, sea lions, orca and humpback whales roam the Inside Passage.

Day 2  Glacier Bay National Park UNESCO Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve.  Sea lions, mountain goats, bears, moose, eagles, tufted puffins and spectacular scenic backdrops.

Day 3-4  Glacier Bay National Park  Tidewater glaciers sweep like rivers of ice down massive mountain valleys terminating in Glacier Bay. Optional hiking, kayaking or small craft boating.

Day 5  Icy Strait  Join the Captain on the bridge or the Expedition Naturalists out on deck in search of marine mammals and bears primarily in the Icy Strait and Point Adolphus areas.

Day 6  Chichagof Island  Meander along the waterfall coast of Chichagof Island. Perhaps a hot tub after dinner.

Day 7  Peril Strait  Chatham Strait to Salisbury Sound watching for bears, otters, whales and eagles. Festive Captain’s Farewell Dinner and a presentation of photos highlighting your cruise.

Day 8  Sitka — Disembarkation after breakfast this morning in Russian-influenced Sitka. Transfers provided to your airport or hotel.

 

Room Rates from $3,995 per person double occupancy.  Room rates include unlimited food and non-alcoholic beverages; airport/ship transfers and baggage handling; most onboard activities and shore tours; entry fees to parks and preserves; wellness program, hot tub, sauna, fitness equipment and yoga.  Port fees/taxes of $250 per person and gratuities are extra.
Wilderness Explorer Rooms

Wilderness Explorer Deck Plan