Adventures through the Inside Passage

16 Days
Vancouver to Anchorage
From (AUD)
$ 20,355
$ 19,525
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2023 Vancouver > Anchorage

Explore the Inside Passage

Alaska offers the finest collection of nature’s most mesmerising glacial valleys, snow-capped mountains, cedar-filled forests, captivating fjords and brilliant seas.
Be amazed by the majestic wilderness and wildlife such as elk, caribou, Sea otters, Orcas and Humpback whales – just some of many sightseeing opportunities both at sea and on shore. Set sail on a breathtaking journey through the Aleutian Islands and the Inside Passage of Alaska, and experience towns rich with historical vestiges.
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Tour Code:
601U
Duration:
16 days
Departure City:
Vancouver
Return City:
Anchorage

16 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Vancouver, Canada

    Welcome to Vancouver, framed by the Pacific Ocean and Coast Mountains. A world of wonder awaits as you step on board and raise your glass to toast the start of your luxurious cruise.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - At Sea

    Today, relax on your Discovery Yacht. With so many choices on board, you will be surprised how quickly time passes. Choose one of the daily activities including a class at Scenic Epicure, join an entertaining discussion in the theatre, or make time for your own fitness regime.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - At Sea

    Continue cruising up the picturesque coast of British Columbia. Try a game of bridge or canasta in the Observatory or test your knowledge with some trivia in the lounge. Whatever you choose to do, you will love the relaxing and luxurious finish to your extraordinary expedition voyage. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Wrangell, USA

    Located near the Stikine River, Wrangell is one of the oldest towns in Alaska, with its rich history is visible in the collection of totem poles scattered throughout the town. Surrounded by natural beauty and wildlife, many are attracted to the region's fauna and flora. Anan Bear and Wildlife Observatory offer a rare chance to view wildlife including brown and black bears up close, you will soon see why this is known to be the heart of the Inside Passage.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Kake

    Discover the home of the Tlingit people in Kake, with more than 70% of the people still preserving and continuing their heritage. Connect with the locals and learn about their survival through hunting, fishing and gathering plants and berries. Kake is a prime location for spotting whales and for bear watching during the summer when they emerge take feast on the thriving salmon population. The icy seas and thick forestland allow premium hiking trails such as Big John Bay Trail, Goose Lake Trail and Cathedral Falls Trail.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Sitka

    As the old capital of Alaska during the Russian empire, Sitka still has strong ties to Russia. From the battle of the indigenous people with the Russians to the establishment of St. Michael’s Cathedral, North America's first orthodox cathedral, there is much history to unpack and explore. Sitka, of the United States main fishing ports, attracts seafood enthusiasts in hoardes. The picturesque landscape at Sitka National Historical Park and the wildlife of the Inside Passage is a tourist favourite where whales and Pacific salmon thrive deep below as bald eagles soar overhead.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Cruising Hubbard Glacier

    Hubbard Glacier is the longest tidewater glacier in the world, stretching 122 kilometres. This mountain of ice exemplifies the grandness of the  region.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Cruising Icy Bay

    Formed by retreating glaciers, Icy Bay lives up to its reputation with scattered icebergs floating in the clear, deep waters. Cruise through the fjord, taking in the spectacular scenery.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Seward

    Discover one of Alaska's most historic towns, Seward. This seaside village offers access to Kenai Fjords National Park and a bustling harbour. Marine life, jagged cliffs and seabirds can be found at Resurrection Bay. Take to the seas and get a chance to spot sea lions and tidewater caves. Whether it is embarking on adventurous activities such as summer-style dogsledding or strolling through the streets of the ‘Mural Capital of Alaska’, there is something for everyone.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Homer

    Homer is a small city on Kachemak Bay, that packs a big punch. Take in the charming coastal city that is distinguished by its gravel bar that extends into the bay, surrounded by snow-capped mountains and glaciers. Explore some of Homer's many hiking trails that meander through forests and over streams or take to the seas and kayak Kachemak Bay to witness its rich wildlife.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Kodiak

    Situated along the Gulf of Alaska, the city of Kodiak is renowned for its inhabitants of grizzly bears, national state parks and sportfishing spots. Uncover history and learn about Kodiak’s key role in WWII as a staging point for US operations with Fort Abercrombie built as a defence post to protect the naval base. Renowned for its wildlife, Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge covers two thirds of the island and several nature-loving visitors each year. This is the best location to spot the salmon loving brown bear and other wildlife while taking in the majestic lakes and dramatic mountains within the national park.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - At Sea

    Enjoy a day at leisure exploring the excellent ultra-luxurious amenities of your Discovery Yacht. Try a game of bridge or canasta in the Observatory Lounge or tempt your palate at a wine tasting.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Dutch Harbour

    One of the world’s largest and most famous fishing ports the Dutch Harbour of Alaska has a fascinating history. It is the site of the Battle of Dutch Harbour in 1942 when attacked by aerial bombardment from the Japanese, and remains the only other location on United States soil attacked during World War II, apart from the Pearl Harbour in Hawaii. Take in the beautiful scenery of this remote and mountainous landscape much loved by tourists, and famed for its hiking, skiing, sportfishing, kayaking and wildlife. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - St. Paul Island

    St Paul Island in the Bering Sea lies between USA and Russia, and has a land area of just 100km2 and uniquely has just one school, one post office, one bar, one shop and one church. Nature is abundant as the rugged landscape has been shaped by surrounding volcanoes and lava craters. Fauna has flourished with the region becoming well known as a breeding ground for more than 500,000 northern fur seals and millions of seabirds.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - At Sea

    Relaxation and rediscovery are yours to enjoy.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Nome > Anchorage

    Your cruise ends this morning in Anchorage as you say farewell to your crew. Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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