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Inside Passage On The Run

Travelling from Whitehorse to Prince Rupert, this tour is a brilliant introduction to the Inside Passage. Get off the beaten path staight away on the Alaska Marine Highway Ferries to Glacier Bay, Sitka, Juneau and Wrangell. These ferries are by far the best way to see Southeast Alaska. The mix of on shore activities with your four ferry journeys will allow you to see the magic of Alaska at a relaxed pace. This 11-day tour is an excellent add-on to Interior Alaska, Western Canada or West Coast USA.

Alaskan Coastal Communities

This itinerary features many of the “hidden gems” that can be found along the Inside Passage. Towns such as Sitka, Haines, Petersburg and Wrangell are rarely visited by the large cruise ships. Some of Alaska’s most spectacular scenery and wildlife can be found around these towns. This itinerary can be combined with a tour of Western Canada, Interior Alaska and the Yukon.

Photograph The Scenery & Stroll Through History

Immerse yourself in Alaskan scenery on this 9-day tour from Anchorage through to Whitehorse. Your wildlife adventures begins with a Prince William Sound Tour. After stepping aboard the Alaska Railroad you'll enter the heart of Denali National Park on a Tundra Wilderness Tour. Step back in time on the Riverboat Discovery in Fairbanks as you learn about Native Alaskans, before heading along the world renowned “Top of the World” Highway to historic Dawson City. Colourful buildings and wooden boardwalks take you back to life in the 1800s during the Klondike Gold Rush.

Alaska Wildlife Tour

From Prince Rupert up to Fairbanks, this 16-day tour is a great overview of the real Alaska. Travel on the Alaska Marine Highway Ferries as you explore the Inside Passage. Travelling “off the beaten track”, you’ll see bears, take a glacier cruise, and be awed by snow-capped mountains. With two magical trips on the famous Alaska Railroad, the scenery won’t disappoint. Tours include a Kenai Fjords cruise, and Denali Wilderness tour.

Alaska Soft Adventure & Self Drive

Beginning with a scenic drive from Anchorage to Seward, this 13-day tour takes you on adventures into the wilderness. Spot marine wildlife as you sail into the Kenai Fjords National Park, followed by a trip with the locals on the Alaska Marine Highway Ferries. See the “real” Alaska on a light plane to Kennicott Glacier Lodge, stay in cabins at Sheep Mountain Lodge and explore the Matanuska Glacier. Hike the Kantishna Trails or enjoy other activities such as ice trekking, glacier walks, rafting, dog mushing and flightseeing.