Cruise Juneau to Sitka Through the Inside Passage

A wildlife adventure on board a private yacht

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime all-inclusive private yacht tour from Juneau to Sitka, Alaska on the famed Inside Passage. Explore the untouched beauty of the Tongass National Forest, witness glaciers up close, and encounter diverse wildlife. Indulge in gourmet cuisine and thrilling adventures, from whale watching to coastal brown bear sightings. Cruise through Alaska’s famed Inside Passage while you immerse yourself in the splendor of Alaska’s natural coastal wonders, from serene fjords to hidden hot springs while creating unforgettable memories against the backdrop of breathtaking sunsets. Don’t miss this unique opportunity for a seamless blend of luxury, adventure, and natural beauty on your own private Alaska yacht tour.

Embark on an Exclusive Odyssey: Unveil Alaska in Luxury

Day 1

Arrive in Juneau

Start your Alaskan odyssey with a seamless start as a private driver awaits your arrival at the Juneau airport. Relax and enjoy a comfortable transfer to your hotel, where you’ll have the day to unwind or explore the charms of Anchorage at your leisure. This personalized introduction sets the tone for the luxurious and adventure-filled journey that awaits you while you explore the Last Frontier.

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Day 2

Embark in Juneau

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before meeting a private driver just out front of your hotel and enjoy a seamless transfer to the port of Juneau. As you set sail on your first day aboard, the pristine waters reflect the looming majesty of the Tongass National Forest, surrounding you with an ever-changing panorama of emerald greenery. Traverse through Tracy Arm-Fords Terror Wilderness, where towering glaciers punctuate the landscape, and the air echoes with the ethereal sounds of cracking ice. Witness the dance of playful seals and the occasional glimpse of a majestic whale, a prelude to the unparalleled natural wonders awaiting on this extraordinary journey.

Day 3

Glaciers, Whales and Adventure

Cruise through Endicott Arm and marvel at its spectacular fjords, where waterfalls cascade down glacially carved walls. Witness the grandeur of Dawes or South Sawyer Glacier up close and take a Zodiac cruise for an unbeatable view amid sculpted icebergs. Keep your eyes peeled for harbor seals, harbor porpoises, and the graceful dance of arctic terns, immersing yourself in the untamed beauty of Alaska’s wilderness.

Day 4

Alaska's Marine Life

Navigate through prime orca and humpback whale habitats on this leg of the journey, where luck may grant you the privilege of witnessing their captivating behaviors – from breaching and tail-slapping to various feeding techniques. Fill the deck as your expert crew provides a play-by-play commentary, immersing you in the mesmerizing world of these majestic marine creatures. Explore spectacular bays and inlets, tracing bear trails and salmon streams, before venturing ashore for a tranquil forest trail walk. The calm waters also beckon for kayaking, providing yet another avenue for up-close exploration of the surrounding natural wonders.

Day 5

Alaska's Outdoor Spa

Discover the enchanting “Sea Lion Island” as you approach Baronof Warm Springs, where a picturesque walk along the boardwalk unveils a tiny village and a serene forest trail leading to a natural hot spring. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of this secluded spot, with still waters that beckon for paddle boarding providing yet another opportunity for up-close exploration amidst the natural wonders of this remote haven.

Day 6

Bears That Fish In Alaska

Seize our best chance to witness Coastal Brown Bears feasting on multiple salmon runs during the summer season, with the opportunity to get as close as 50 feet to these magnificent creatures via tender. Feel the thrill of observing their natural behaviors in this pristine wilderness. The still waters provide an ideal setting for kayaking, allowing for up-close viewing and exploration. Additionally, indulge in excellent crabbing and shrimping activities, ensuring seafood feasts that add a flavorful touch to this extraordinary Alaskan adventure.

Brown bear with salmon at Pavlof Harbor in Chatham Strait, Chichagof Island, Tongass National Forest, Alaska, USA

Day 7

Fishing Alaska's Waters

Experience a day of unparalleled tranquility on calm waters, offering prime conditions for fishing, whale watching, and kayaking. Cast your line as often as you desire, with the added bonus of taking your catch home with you. Indulge in great crabbing adventures, creating memorable moments amidst the pristine beauty of Alaska’s waters. Whether you’re a fishing enthusiast or simply seeking relaxation, this day promises a perfect blend of leisure and excitement.

Day 8

Hot Springs In Alaska

Discover the hidden gem of Goddard Hot Spring, a local hot spot nestled in a remote setting, providing the perfect backdrop for a beach campfire and unforgettable sunsets. Immerse yourself in the natural warmth of the hot spring while enjoying the company of local fishermen who frequently stop by. This serene and secluded location offers a tranquil interlude in the heart of Alaska’s wilderness, creating moments of relaxation and camaraderie against the breathtaking coastal landscape.

Day 9

Discover Local Sitka

Conclude your extraordinary journey at sea with a seamless disembarkation in Sitka, where a scenic flight awaits to transport you back to Anchorage. To ensure a hassle-free transition, a private driver will be at your service, escorting you from the airport to your hotel. As you bid farewell to the enchanting coastal landscapes of Southeast Alaska, carry with you the indelible memories of this luxurious and adventure-packed yacht tour.

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Day 10

It's not "goodbye" only "until next time" Alaska

Begin your final day with a leisurely breakfast at your hotel, savoring the last moments of your Alaskan adventure. A private transportation service will then seamlessly whisk you away to the Anchorage airport, ensuring a smooth and comfortable journey as you depart from the stunning landscapes and cherished memories of your Alaskan escape.

Amenities, nearby adventures and more...

Three staterooms are king sized with ensuite heads, Covered main deck for comfortable guest viewing and High bow platform for whale watching

The Chef on board will delight you with a sampling of Alaskan delicacies featuring locally sourced ingredients as much as possible.  Each evening your chef will recommend a wine paring with your dinner and additional wine, Alaskan beer, and other alcoholic beverages are also available.

2 x Hobie Kayaks for fishing purposes. The kind you self propel using foot petals and rudder for a hand free fishing experience and a “lean to” bar off the bow so you can stand up and handle your rod when the fish is on!

2 Inflatable paddle boards 3 single person kayaks Crab pots and shrimps pots Fishing rods, some tackle Outdoor fire pit and seating area

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The scenery and wildlife photo opportunities were beyond awesome. Alaska Private Touring surpassed the concept of customer satisfaction, with each location notified of our arrival, and the hotels were well chosen and of high caliber. We recommend APT to our friends before even discussing our trip.

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