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Alaskan Explorer Cruise

Alaskan Explorer Cruise

At a glance

Duration: 11 Days/10 Nights

Coverage: Roundtrip Juneau, Alaska

From: $8,090

Season: June - July

Activities: Glacier Bay, Port Visits, Photography

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American Cruise Lines
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Experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, on our brand new 11-day Alaskan Explorer Cruise. Venture to the most captivating destinations in southern Alaska and along the Inside Passage, in the comfort of the most modern cruise ship in the region.

Admire the wonders of nature from your furnished private balcony as you cruise to Mendenhall Glacier. Learn about the history of the Klondike Gold Rush in Skagway from our local guide, before heading to Haines for a Nature and Wildlife Expedition. Enjoy the most comprehensive Glacier Bay experience available. With exclusive access to this incredible biosphere, view majestic glaciers and abundant wildlife up-close, as our onboard park ranger provides expert commentary.

Immerse yourself in the scenic beauty of Tracy Arm Fjord and witness the hundreds of waterfalls cascading down its vertical cliffs. On board, American Cruise Lines will provide exquisite cuisine, the finest entertainment, and the most engaging experts in Alaska.

Day-to-Day Itinerary

Pre-Cruise - Juneau, AK

Each Southeast Alaska itinerary comes complete with a Complimentary Pre-Cruise Package, providing you with a seamless way to board the ship and explore the local area. Arrive the day before your scheduled cruise date and American Cruise Lines will handle the rest. The package includes a premium hotel stay, a guided tour of Juneau, and transportation to the ship. All luggage will be brought directly from the hotel and placed in your stateroom aboard the ship.

*Pre-Cruise Package is not available for reservations made within 30 days of cruise date.

Day 1 - Juneau, AK

Arrive a day before your cruise begins to maximize your time exploring Juneau. The town offers unique shopping, native heritage sites, and is easy access to Mendenhall Glacier. Forested islands, quiet coves, and rugged coastal mountain ranges greet you as soon as you leave the dock.

Day 2 - Skagway, AK

Known as the “Gateway to the Yukon,” Skagway was central to the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897. The restored town is true to its past with period architecture and vintage streetcars reminiscent of the old frontier.

Day 3 - Haines, AK

Bald eagles are among the most populous of over 260 species of birds in Chilkat Valley. Our onboard expert and a local guide will take you through the valley describing the different species along the way. Take advantage of the variety of activities available in Haines, including a guided wildlife expedition or a private kayaking tour on Chilkoot Lake.

Day 4 - Glacier Bay, AK

Covering 3.3 million acres of dynamic topography, Glacier Bay is the world’s largest biosphere, comprised of massive glaciers, temperate rainforest, and snow-capped mountain peaks. During the day, witness the native wildlife, including seals, whales, eagles, bears, and more.

Day 5 - Kake, AK

Just 38 miles northwest of Petersburg in the Inside Passage is the beachfront village of Kake. This small community, with a population of 500, is home to the Tlingit tribe, a proud people who have frequently defended their land against other tribes and early American explorers. The waters around Kake are well-known among seasoned anglers and boast a healthy population of halibut and salmon.

Day 6 - Petersburg, AK

Located on Frederick Sound, Petersburg is a thriving fishing community with a strong Norwegian heritage. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, as you explore the charming village of this authentic Alaskan town.

Day 7 - Tracy Arm, AK / Sawyer Glacier

Sail under the 1,500-foot-high vertical cliffs of Tracy Arm as seals lounge on small ice floes before reaching the mile-wide South Sawyer Glacier. Hundreds of waterfalls cascade down the sides of this fjord, creating a majestic effect.

Day 8 - Juneau, AK

On your return to Juneau, spend some time exploring the impressive collection of museums, shops, and attractions in the heart of Alaska’s capital.

* Passengers will visit either Tracy Arm or Dawes Glacier depending on ice flow.

Alaskan Explorer Cruise Itinerary Map

Dates & Rates

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Date AA AAL AAC AAM Veranda Suite Owner's Suite Single Single /Private Balcony
Jun 16, 2020 $8,090 $9,615 $10,075 $10,755 $11,955 $12,965 $10,045 $11,100
Jun 26, 2020 $8,090 $9,615 $10,075 $10,755 $11,955 $12,965 $10,045 $11,100
Jul 6, 2020 $8,090 $9,615 $10,075 $10,755 $11,955 $12,965 $10,045 $11,100
Jul 16, 2020 $8,090 $9,615 $10,075 $10,755 $11,955 $12,965 $10,045 $11,100
Jul 26, 2020 $8,090 $9,615 $10,075 $10,755 $11,955 $12,965 $10,045 $11,100

All rates are shown in US dollars, per person, double occupancy.
Any stateroom (except Single stateroom) may be sold as a single for 175% of double occupancy rate.
† Kids sailings

Included in Cruise Fare

  • Meet/greet services and transfers
  • Exclusive excursions and activities
  • All meals aboard the yachts
  • Premium wine, beer and liquor
  • Kayaking and small-boat exploration
  • Onboard professional naturalists
  • All taxes, port charges and fees

Not Included in Cruise Fare

  • Airfare to and from your home city
  • Super-premium wine, beer and liquor
  • Discretionary gratuities to vessel’s crew, typically 5-10% of fare
  • Travel insurance

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