Embark in Ketchikan. Transfers between the airport and the ship are included. Please forward flight or hotel details well in advance of the cruise departure date.
Day 1: Ketchikan
You'll be met at the airport and transferred to the Safari Endeavour where your crew greets you with champagne and hors d'oeuvres. Then cruise north toward your serene anchorage this evening.
Day 2: Misty Fjords National Monument
Today you will visit one of Alaska’s greatest natural and cultural treasures which is home to almost every ecosystem in Southeast Alaska. See glacial valleys full of sea water and the 3000ft sheer walls of granite that are a haven for wildlife.
Day 3: Behm Canal
Arrive in Behm Canal where wildlife abounds and explore the surrounding Tongass National Forest—orca, porpoise, seals, black bears, mink, eagles, and otters. Paddle along pristine waterways or venture out on an intertidal shore walk.
Day 4: Wrangell
Home to native culture, wildlife, and wonder you will arrive at Wrangell, one of the oldest towns in Alaska. Learn about Tlingit culture and view recently carved totem poles at Kiksetti Totem Park. Wander past the fishing marina to the famed and historically significant Chief Shakes Tribal House. Touch Wrangell's storied past at the artifact-filled museum.
Day 5: Wrangell Narrows - Thomas Bay
Bright red and green navigation lights guide you along “Christmas Tree Lane” as you cruise the winding Wrangell Narrows. Today you will step into the back country of Alaska's wilderness, in an area known for glaciers and rich in gold and quartz. Here you may enjoy a range of activities including kayaking, paddle boarding, skiff riding, or hiking.
Day 6: Stephen's Passage
Today the ship navigates the remote fjords along Stephen's Passage - here you may observe the humpback and orca, who are frequent residents of these waters. A range of exhilarating activities are available including hiking through an other-worldly landscape of hanging waterfalls and emerald greens. Or investigate the wild inner reaches of a salt chuck—a tidal salt-water lake—by kayak and paddle board, keeping a lookout for bears, heron, moose, mink, and harbor seals.
Day 7: Endicott Arm - Ford's Terror
Arrive in area of natural beauty, - the snow covered mountains, glowing blues and the white thunder of calving ice will simply take your breath away. As the ship glides through Endicott Arm you may sight a number of seals perched on the glaciers. Tides permitting explore the narrow passage of Ford’s Terror. Tonight, join the Captain for a farewell toast during dinner.
Day 8: Juneau
Your Alaskan adventure comes to an end this morning as you disembark in Juneau.
At the end of the cruise, you will be transferred to Juneau Airport or to your hotel. Please forward flight and hotel details in advance of the cruise departure.
- 7 Nights' accommodation on board the Safari Endeavour
- Full board (from dinner on day 1 to breakfast on the last day)
- All beverages including premium wine, beer and spirits
- Transfers from the airport or your hotel to the ship and vice versa
- Sightseeing and excursions as detailed in the itinerary
- Port taxes and park fees (shown separately)
- All from-the-boat adventure activities and equipment
- Hot tub, sauna, yoga classes and a complimentary massage
- International transportation
- Domestic flights
- Optional excursions and experiences
- Super-premium wines, beers and spirits
- Personal insurance
- Gratuities (Recommended USD25-USD35 per person per day)