EXPEDITION CRUISE

Treasures of The Inside Passage – Alaska and British Columbia (14 Days)

Cruise Line: Lindblad Expeditions
Ship: Varies by Departure
Seattle, WA, United States to Sitka, AK, United States
DAY
PORT
ARRIVE DEPART
DAY 1
Seattle, WA, United States

Arrive in Seattle this afternoon and embark the ship. (D)

DAY 2
San Juan Islands, WA, United States

Spend a full day exploring the San Juan Islands via naturalist-led hikes and by kayak. Search for killer whales. (B,L,D)

DAY 3
Victoria, BC, Canada

Clear into Canada in the charming city of Victoria and choose from several tailor-made options to explore based on your interests. Visit private gardens, bike along the waterfront, take a historical stroll through Old Town, or peruse the collections at local art galleries. In the evening, enjoy a private reception at The Robert Bateman Centre while taking in the incredible collection of paintings. (B,L,D)

DAY 4
Gulf Islands, BC, Canada

Sail into British Columbia to kayak among forested islands and along wildlife-rich shorelines.

DAY 5
Alert Bay, BC, Canada
Johnstone Strait, BC, Canada

Observe a traditional First Nations performance in Alert Bay, visit the U'Mista Cultural Center, and learn from the Kwakwaka'wakw people. (B,L,D)

DAY 6
Inside Passage (Cruising), AK, United States

Head northward along the pristine coastline in search of whales, dolphins, bears, deer, and other wildlife. Go ashore to explore or kayak among the many bays and inlets. (B,L,D)

DAY 7
Inside Passage (Cruising), AK, United States
DAY 8
Misty Fjords National Monument, AK, United States

Cruise past glacially carved cliffs and kayak in the stillness of Misty Fjords' forested backwaters. (B,L,D)

DAY 9
Petersburg, AK, United States

Search for humpback whales as we head towards the small fishing village of Petersburg on Mitkof Island. Go ashore for a walk along a quiet forest trail and explore the unique Southeast Alaskan ecosystem, the "muskeg", with stunted trees and carnivorous plants. Later, enjoy an evening crab feast. (B,L,D)

DAY 10
Tracy Arm-Fords Terror Wilderness, United States

Voyage into Tracy or Endicott Arm, both spectacular fjords, with waterfalls cascading from glacially carved walls. See the soaring Dawes or South Sawyer Glacier up close and take a Zodiac cruise for an unbeatable view of sculpted icebergs. (B,L,D)

DAY 11
Glacier Bay (Cruising), AK, United States

Via special park permit, spend the entire day among the enormous glaciers and expansive wilderness. Listen as the quiet stillness of the area is broken by the thunder of tons of ice calving into the sea. A native Tlingit interpreter joins us to share the lore and legend of the area. Wildness abounds! (B,L,D)

DAY 12
Inian Islands, AK, United States
Icy Strait, AK, United States

Cruise among the Inian Islands, where an abundance of Steller sea lions resides. Hike nearby islands, kayak, and search for whales in rich waters of Icy Strait.

DAY 13
Chichagof Island, AK, United States

Spend a full day searching for humpback whales in the rich shoreline waters of Chichagof Island, kayak, hike, and enjoy the Captain's Farewell Dinner this evening. (B,L,D)

DAY 14
Sitka, AK, United States

Visit Saint Michael's Russian Orthodox Cathedral with its picturesque spire; walk through the Sitka National Historical Park, where totem poles line trails; and meet eagles up close at the Raptor Rehabilitation Center. Transfer to the airport for flights home. (B)

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All accommodations aboard ship, meals as indicated, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages aboard ship, excursions, sightseeing and entrance fees, special access permits, transfers to and from group flights, use of kayaks and snorkeling equipment, services of Lindblad Expeditions’ Leader, National Geographic photographer, naturalist staff and expert guides, services of a ship physician, all gratuities, and all port charges and service taxes.

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