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Alaska

The Great Land

7- to 14-night Alaska small ship adventures explore the Inside Passage and Glacier Bay National Park

With over 20 years of exploring Alaska, nobody knows it better. Our captains and crew navigate its waterways and inlets as easily as walking the halls of their own ship—and are always on the lookout. Spot a bear foraging for salmon on the shore and the captain swings back around so you can get a better look. There’s nowhere better to be than right here.

"Everything was awesome! Best crew, best views, best adventure. I’m gonna miss this vacation!"
— Ally P, Poway, CA (Alaska)
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Itineraries

Alaska boasts the most itineraries of all our destinations. Whether you go for 7 or 14 nights, there truly is a trip for everyone.

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Alaska Wildlife

Humpback whales. Seals, sea lions, and sea otters. Eagles and oystercatchers. We love our Alaskan wildlife and we know you will too.

Learn about Alaska wildlife
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Activities

From bushwhacking to skiffing among the bergy bits or kayaking along the walls of a steep fjord, Alaska is meant for active adventures.

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Life On Board

When liquid sunshine hits, we’ve got you covered. Life on board in Alaska means wildlife sightings from the bow and a warm drink at the ready.

Take in life on board
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FAQs

Yes, you will need rubber boots. We’ll tell you why and answer your other common questions about adventuring in Alaska.
 

Frequently asked questions
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Alaska Awakening

In April and May, Alaska awakens. Share the wild with locals including deer, bears, moose, seals, sea otter pups, and returning gray whales.

Our favorite time of year.
  • Alaska Awakening!

    Alaska Awakening!

    Spend quality time with people who have lived and breathed Alaska.

  • Alaska's Glacier Country—Fitness & Yoga

    Alaska's Glacier Country—Fitness & Yoga

    In the world's greatest spa—courtesy of Mother Nature.

Seasonal Variations

Early April into mid-May is Alaska Awakening. Bears, baby animals, migrating grey whales and birds, budding forests, snow-covered peaks, gushing waterfalls, and Aurora Borealis sightings can be part of your experience. Plus, it's crowd-free.

Long days of Alaska summers mean extra playtime. Temps are warmer, so there's better access to higher elevation hikes. And humpbacks are back en masse. Come summer's end and into early fall, wildlife gets busy—mating, migrating, and feeding up for winter.

The Rarest Trifecta

The Rarest Trifecta

The hunting trifecta is almost impossible. It’s a mythical goal to set for a trip to Alaska as it is such a rare occurrence. However this week on the Safari Quest, we saw magic.
Read more in the UnCruise Blog

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Alaska Image Gallery

View our images & get inspired to visit Alaska on an adventure cruise!

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Should You Visit Alaska In Spring

Should You Visit Alaska In Spring?

A lot of readers – and a lot of friends in real life – ask me for my tips about visiting Alaska. Since I grew up there, they assume I’m full of...
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