Explore some of the Pacific Northwest’s most wild and pristine regions on a 15-day adventure between Sitka, Alaska, and Seattle, Washington. By special invitation, discover a nearly lost First Nations culture in the remote, moss-draped archipelago of Haida Gwaii. Sail the Inside Passage of Alaska and British Columbia, rich with marine life, including whales and dolphins. Spend a full day among the towering glaciers and expansive wilderness of Glacier Bay National Park. Walk in silent old-growth forests, kayak in secluded coves, and search for foraging bears and soaring eagles in mist-shrouded fjords.
- With very special access, spend four days in Haida Gwaii, a UNESCO World Heritage site, learning from Haida interpreters about their nearly lost ancient culture and exploring these remote islands
- Sail deep into fjords, narrow channels and hidden coves and bays, searching for humpback whales, dolphins, bears, and eagles
- Kayak in Tracy Arm or Endicott Arm for an up-close view of calving glaciers, towering forests, and seals afloat on iridescent icebergs
- In wild, roadless places, see spectacular fjords with cascading waterfalls and soaring old-growth forests of spruce and cedar
- Explore the picturesque fishing village of Petersburg, and by special permit, spend a full day exploring Glacier Bay National Park
This longer itinerary gives you more opportunity to spot wildlife, discover photo ops, and immerse yourself in the unique
spirit of each place. Experience abundant wildlife and glacial ice in Alaska’s Inside Passage, plus the rain forest coast,
and wildlife-rich channels of British Columbia; and enjoy the privilege of visiting Haida Gwaii. Learn about the art, culture
and fascinating history of the Haida people, and search for endemic species in Haida Gwaii, considered the ‘Canadian
Galápagos’. We are the first company with ships carrying more than 22 guests granted permission to visit Gwaii Haanas
National Park Reserve, National Marine Conservation Area Reserve, and Haida Heritage Site in over two decades.