Make the most of your vacation with a shore and land excursion that appeals to your interests. Knowledgeable, professional guides lead all excursions and offer special insights into the culture, history, wildlife, and geology of each destination. Discover first-hand how islanders went about the business of growing, harvesting and refining sugar in 18th century Barbados. Take an invigorating mush across a snow-covered glacier aboard an Alaskan dogsled. Or stroll through the maze of tiny streets in Mykonos, the birthplace of Apollo.
Treat yourself to a rowdy good time at The Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show. The world's best timber athletes go head to head in an action packed hour of fun for the entire family! You'll see log rolling, chopping, chainsaws, and the death defying speed climb as you cheer on your camp to victory!
Board an authentic Alaskan bush plane and soar over the nation's second largest wilderness area - Misty Fjords National Monument. An exhilarating water landing in the Misty Fjords gives you the opportunity to step out on the plane's floats where you can savor the incredible scenery. Souvenir guidebook provided. Approximate 65 min. flight and 10 min. water landing.
Sit back, strap yourself in, and hit the accelerator for the off-road adventure of a lifetime! Mountain trails through a timber harvested area offer the perfect venue for your off-road challenge. In your Tomcar, you will climb to unparalleled views of the Tongass National Forest, Behm Canal and Alaska's fabled Inside Passage only available to a small number of visitors. Stops are made along the way to soak up the grandeur and beauty of this lush land and spot the frequent wildlife. Enjoy a snack and beverage, then drivers and passengers have the opportunity to switch positions for the return trip.
Travel by floatplane to one of the finest bear-viewing venues in Alaska. After a short van ride to the trailhead, you will hike approx. 0.5 miles on a well-maintained trail to the viewing platform overlooking rapids where salmon head upstream to spawn. It is here where black bear gather to feed and bald eagles perch in the surrounding trees waiting for the fish scraps left by the bears. The likelihood of seeing bears are good, although sightings are not guaranteed. Approx. 40 minutes total flight and 60 minutes at the viewing platform. Tour is available from late July.
Experience two of Ketchikan's highlights on this combination eco-tour and crab feast. Enjoy a guided eco-tour walk into a dense Rainforest in Herring Cove. Cross elevated platforms to expand possible wildlife sightings. Possible wildlife sightings include bald eagles, black bear, seals, deer, and a variety of birds. See a Native totem carver at work and visit a Bald Eagle sanctuary, before heading to a crab feast at George Inlet Lodge. Enjoy freshly cooked Dungeness crab meal in a spectacular lodge setting along George Inlet. Fully narrated motorcoach tour to each venue. Tour order may vary.
This tour combines a visit to Saxman Native Village and the Great Alaska Lumberjack Show. Start your tour at The Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show where the rowdy good time begins! Here, the hardy lumberjacks bring to life Alaska's colorful timber history with an action packed competition in the covered and heated arena. Next, it's off to enjoy a guided tour through the living culture of modern day Southeast Alaskan Natives at Saxman Native Village.
Take the wheel of a 4-wheel drive Jeep Wrangler® and follow your guide through the rugged back roads of Revillagigedo Island. Using two-way radio your guide will provide you with interesting and informative commentary along the way. Along the route there will be opportunities to change drivers. If you would like to drive bring your driver's license and name of insurance company.
At Lake Harriet Hunt climb aboard a large, stable guided canoe and paddle your way across a mountain lake where a snack and nature walk await. Drivers must be at least 25 years old.
Join a one of a kind excursion to see the Black Bears of Herring Cove. Become part of a limited number of guests to this pristine environment, home to salmon rich streams and abundant wildlife. You will enjoy an approximate 1-mile hike along an improved trail as your guide leads you to prime bear viewing locations. Tour operates mid July-September.
Experience 7 dual cable ziplines, Alaska's longest skybridge, rappelling, and a 250 foot long mountain slide. After outfitting and orientation, head to a ground-based practice zip line, where your guides introduce you to zipping. This eco-tour is a great intro to the art of zipping. Guests must have general good health and full use of their limbs.
Important: Please remember you have up to 4 days prior to your sail date to purchase your regular shore excursions online. If you are within the 4 days, you will then need to purchase your shore excursions onboard; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your Tour Director on the land portion of the Alaska Cruisetour. For example, if you are sailing on October 18, you can make Shore & Land Excursion purchases online until October 13.