Experience all the iconic small ship luxury wonders with Seabourn Alaska Cruises, including the virgin forests in the inside passage, the calving of glaciers and humpback whales breaching in the Kenai Fjords.
You’ll walk the catwalks of Ketchikan and marvel at the colorful, Russian-costumed New Archangel Dancers in Sitka.
Juneau is Alaska’s capital, founded as a mining camp town and officially established after the purchase of the territory by the USA. It is also the only state capital that shares a border with a foreign country, Canada.
Popular adventures for visitors include flight tours by seaplane or helicopter, many including landing on glaciers, whale-watching and wildlife viewing excursions by boat, sport fishing for salmon or huge Alaskan halibut, dogsled mushing and panning for gold in sites such as Gold Creek.
Sitka served as the capital of Russian America Among the most recognized buildigs are the copper-domed St. Michael’s Cathedral, the Pioneer Home and the Russian Bishop’s House. It was here that the contract of sale was signed that ended Russia in America.
Favorite sights for visitors include traditional Russian performances by the New Archangel Dancers and visits to the fascinating Alaska Raptor Center.
Sport fishing for salmon and halibut are also popular, as are various activities in the nearby Tongass rainforest including fly-in hikes and jet-boat tours to view wildlife in the surrounding waters.
Vancouver is actually one of British Columbia’s newest cities. Gastown, the city’s colorful oldest section, was born when “Gassy” Jack Deighton placed a plank between two stumps next to a sawmill and started a saloon in 1867.
It also remains a major rail hub, which extensive service from AmTrak and ViaRail, including the popular Rocky Mountaineer sightseeing route to the spectacular Banff and Lake Louise recreational areas.
Vancouver’s well-maintained parks, attractive architecture, many fine museums and galleries, excellent hotels and a thriving restaurant and nightlife culture make it an appealing place to linger before or after your Alaskan cruise adventure.
But with Seabourn, you’ll also step ashore in Klemtu, Canada, where the Kitasoo and Xai’xais townspeople greet you and proudly display their ceremonial finery and familiarize you with a heritage thousands of years old.
You’ll also boat up close to Misty Fjords’ glittering waterfalls in a Zodiac, and paddle a kayak on a wildlife-spotting expedition in tranquil Tracy Arm.
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Seabourn Alaska Cruises For 2017
|Our Favorite 2017 Alaska Cruise Itineraries|
|11-Day Ultimate Alaskan Sojourn|
June 1, 26, 2017
July 21, 2017
August 15, 2017
Vancouver, B.C., Canada
|14-Day Ultimate Glacier & Fjord Adventure|
June 12, 2017
July 7, 2017
August 1, 26, 2017
|Seward Anchorage, Alaska
3 Days Scenic cruising Aialik Glacier ~ At Sea ~ Icy Strait Point, Alaska ~ Juneau ~ Haines, Alaska ~ Scenic cruising Tracy Arm & Endicott Arm ~ Sitka ~ Transit Decision Passage ~ Scenic cruising Sumner Strait ~ Wrangell, Alaska ~ 2 Days Scenic cruising Behm Narrows ~ Scenic cruising Misty Fjords ~ Rudyerd Bay (Misty Fjords) ~ Ketchikan ~ Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada ~ 2 Days Scenic cruising Grenville Channel ~ Klemtu, British Columbia, Canada ~ Scenic cruising Bella Bella ~ Alert Bay, British Columbia, Canada ~ Scenic cruising Johnstone Strait ~ Transit the Seymour Narrows
Vancouver, B.C., Canada