Wildlife “Meet & Greets”

Many often compare visits to America’s 49th state to going on a safari in Africa. And we can see why. The feeling you get staring down at Denali’s summit on your chartered flight, the first time you look that bear right in the eye, the thrill of that first bite on your fishing rod in a remote glacier-fed stream, these are the moments which will take your breath away. Suddenly you will feel so small in comparison to all that surrounds you in Alaska.

A private, guided adventure into Alaska’s wilderness gives you unparalleled opportunities to experience abundant wildlife in their natural state, thriving in their habitats and behaving just as bears, moose, whales, Dall Sheep and arctic foxes do.

Here are great ways to “meet and greet” Alaska wildlife “up, close and personally…

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Your Private Exploration of Alaska’s Inside Passage

With a total capacity of 22 guests, the Safari Quest is one of the finest options for exploring Alaska’s Inside Passage in a uniquely personal way.  Perfect for a small group of friends or a multi-generational family, a charter... Read more

Discover Alaska Aboard Your Private Expedition Vessel

With a maximum capacity of 10 guests, the Misty Fjord provides an intimate discovery Alaska’s Inside Passage on your own private vessel.  The onboard luxury features a plush interior and elegant teak finish to compete with the amazing scenic... Read more

Adventure by Cruise In Southeast Alaska

Journey from Sitka to Ketchikan onboard the Kruzof Explorer for a 9-night luxury cruise into the wilds of Southeast Alaska. This extended Alaska adventure by water will provide guests with endless opportunities to view wildlife, glaciers, and remote Alaskan... Read more

Design Your Own Sitka Day Trip

Nestled at the foot of magnificent glacial carved mountains facing the Pacific Island, Sitka’s community-rich culture and history are reflected throughout the town and its beautiful attractions. Get up close to the wildlife of Sitka Sound and enhance your... Read more

An Evening with Bears (Skagway)

The months of August and September provide unique opportunities in Haines for bear viewing. Travel from Skagway to Haines by ferry, then meet your naturalist guide for an evening wildlife “safari” to see Alaskan brown bears. Photograph these majestic... Read more

“Valley of the Eagles” Nature Tour (Skagway)

Travel by ferry from Skagway and enjoy a scenic ferry cruise along the shores of Taiya Inlet and Lynn Canal to Haines. Along the way, you may be treated to views of marine mammals, waterfalls, and eagles. Once in... Read more

“Valley of the Eagles” Nature Tour (Haines)

Your knowledgeable, and enthusiastic naturalists will guide you on a 4-hour day trip from Haines by private vehicle through the “Valley of the Eagles” (the Chilkoot Valley and Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve). Alaska birders will love this day... Read more

Photographing the Chilkat Valley (Skagway)

If getting that perfect photograph is one of your goals during your Alaskan cruise, then this is the Skagway day tour for you! Take the ferry from Skagway to Haines with marinelife views then leave Skagway behind as you... Read more

A Private Cruise Aboard the M/V Sea Mist

Your own personal cruise into Prince William Sound awaits as you explore its waters in Southcentral Alaska aboard The Sea Mist.  A private yacht charter is the ideal way to explore Alaska for families of all ages. With a... Read more

Photographing the Chilkat Valley (Haines)

Step off your Alaska cruise in Haines and meet your professional photography guide for a 4-hour adventure into the scenic Chilkat Valley for prime wildife and landscape photography. Your private photography guide will select their favorite locations for the... Read more

A Private Paddle in Sitka Sound

Enjoy a half-day exploring the countless islands and seldom-traveled passages of Sitka Sound on a privately guided kayaking adventure including a 30-minute scenic cruise. Learn about the ecology, history and culture of this very special wilderness area as you... Read more

“Wild Coast” Sitka Paddle & Cruise

This full-day kayaking trip exploring Sitka Sound is custom-built to give you the ideal paddling itinerary and route that will truly “float your boat”. There’s no such thing as a “typical” itinerary for a “Wild Coast” adventure – no... Read more

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