Embrace your senses as we take you around some of the most beautiful fjords, bays, glaciers, icebergs and mountain ranges throughout Alaska. Learn about the history and traditions of Alaska within the small communities, and stay active with landings while scouting for magnificent wildlife of the region, aboard world's first passenger hybrid ship.
Strict measures have been introduced to ensure you have a safe exploration with us. Tests before boarding, face masks in common areas, hand hygiene, deep cleaning of ship, such protocols for both crew and guests ascertain we all together assure our safety. Our expedition consultant will walk you through in detail of these measures.
Spend a day cruising & looking for bears from deck or from small explorer boats in the park, for its communities of brown bear. We will also try making a landing to explore by foot, as & when considered safe
Admire the Alaskan-typical fishing village of Chignik Bay. Visit the most important and famous fishing ports in the US - the Dutch Harbor, famous from the show "The Deadliest Catch"
The wooden buildings of Alaskan Ghost town of Unga show you traces of Aluets that lived here once. While we land at the deserted St. Matthew Island, we will likely be the only humans at this most isolated place in Alaska
Explore deep fjords, majestic snow-capped peaks, waterfalls of Misty Fjords National Monument, discover tough and rugged area of Icy Bay, admire splendid scenery of snow-capped mountains & verdant forest at Katmai National Park
Spot petroglyphs at the beach, visit a Tribal House of Chief of local Tlingit people, marvel at moss-covered totem poles in Wrangell. Hike at Sitka National Historic Park, learn about the native Alutiiqs in Kodiak
Enjoy bear watching in Katmai National Park for a whole day, look out for Brown & Black bear at Misty Fjords, and for some of the 3,500 Kodiak brown bears in Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, during this journey
About 500,000 northern fur seals call their home at St.Paul island. Watch these active creatures waddling along the shore & splashing in water. We may also spot many harbor seals at Icy Bay, relaxing on floating ice
With foxes, squirrels, lemmings, and even a herd of wild horses at Summer Bay, singing voles, wolves, caribou, elks, the variety and chances are impressively endless
Sailing through Gulf of Alaska, there are chances to see North Pacific albatrosses, mainly 3 types; laysan & black-footed albatrosses are common in Gulf of Alaska, while short-tailed albatross are a rare sight.
Look out for nesting seabirds like Murres, Puffins, Cormorants, rare McKay's Bunting exclusively at St. Matthew Island, endemic Red - Legged Kittiwakes, Auklets, Murrelets, more than 20+ species of waterfowls
5 species of Pacific salmon live in Alaskan waters: pink, silver, king, sockeye & chum. Every summer, they run upstream to spawn, an annual event eagerly awaited by locals, including grizzly bears & bald eagles.
Go out on deck to look out for dolphins, porpoises, orcas and humpback whales. The sites we visit also offer sights of river otters, sea otters, Stellar sea lions, harbor seals, Dall porpoises, sperm whales, gray whales, salmons and more
As we visit towns, fishing villages, fjords, bays, harbours, when and wherever possible we will try to get offshore and explore the places by foot, on small boat cruises or kayak. Expect wildlife spotting, forest hikes etc
Visit gold rush towns like Nome and Wrangell, Russia’s Alaska capital Sitka, 'Emerald Isle' aka Kodiak, all boasting rich history. Go on walks with local guides to explore the town, meet the people, and observe its history
Join the Expedition team onboard on guided hikes to viewpoints and various points of interests at places we visit. These will be offered on the spot during the expedition
Get close to the majestic nature of Alaska. Paddle ocean passages, iceberg lagoons or the calm waters of Alaska’s coastal areas with an experienced guide, offered when and where possible during the sailing
Join the included programme for photographers of any ability, giving you tips that will help you better capture the spectacular photo opportunities in Alaska. You may also have a chance to join a more intensive one to two-hour Photo Adventures session.
The scenery on this journey is nothing short of spectacular. Enjoy riding on the famous Rocky Mountaineer train through the beautiful Canadian Rockies scenery from Banff to Vancouver, for a period of 2 days
This world's 1st hybrid powered passenger ship was launched in 2019, named after first man to reach the South Pole, and shows the world that hybrid propulsion on large ships is possible
Join Expedition Team here for lectures, photography workshops, & Citizen Science Projects. The area also features scientific & educational equipment, such as microscopes & interactive maps, to dive into details of regions
On 2 levels, both indoor/outdoor, it's an ideal place to scan the scenery & watch wildlife with your binoculars. The indoor serves as a lounge, to gather for activities, chit chats or simple relaxation in warmth while watching outside
Each cabin is outside facing with large windows. 50% have private balconies, and aft suites features private outdoor hot tubs with spectacular views
At the spa, sauna, infinity pool, jacuzzi, or warm up at the jogging track out on the deck and the indoor gym