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.
Marvel at vistas seen by few - high alpine lakes, "icefalls" hanging from sheer cliffs, and some of the most remote peaks and glaciers in the Juneau Icefield. Your pilot will create the best possible flight seeing based on the weather and glacier conditions. You'll land in two different locations, where you will continue the tour on foot! Approx. 50 minutes of flight time and 30 minutes for landings. Participants must register their body weight at the time of booking. Guests weighing 250 lbs. or more will be assessed a weight surcharge ($100.00) which will be manually added to your account.
Board the boat for a thrilling ride through the scenic islands of Sitka Sound. Watch for marine life on your way to Kruzof Island. After arriving the guides will help you gear up, and then you're off on an exhilarating ride through the temperate rainforest onboard a 2-person off-road vehicle. Next stop at Iris Meadows and be on the lookout for wildlife before continuing though the old growth forest. At the beach enjoy a snack and scenic views before returning to Sitka. Drivers must be at least 18 years old.
The grandeur of Alaska's epic glaciers will thrill & delight you on Juneau's only 5 glacier flightseeing tour. Your aircraft takes off from the historic downtown waterfront. Soar over the Tongass National Forest until your first glimpse of 5 distinctly different majestic glaciers within the 1,500-square-mile Juneau Icefield. Glide over deep crevasses & azure blue meltwater pools of the Norris, Hole-In-The-Wall, East & West Twin Glaciers, & the famous 5-mile-wide Taku Glacier. Of the 36 named glaciers of the Juneau Icefield, the Taku Glacier is the only glacier that is actually advancing, not retreating. Everyone enjoys a window seat & headset for narration. Approx. 40 minutes flight time.
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.
Experience the wild landscape of Chichagof Island first-hand when you drive your 2-person Kawasaki ATV on this rugged adventure through the forested hills overlooking Icy Strait. Your local guide will reveal the history and culture of the Tlingit village of Hoonah en route to an exclusive mountain trail high above town. Photo opportunities abound. Drivers license required to drive ATVs. Not recommended for those with back or neck problems.
This tour combines the ATV Expedition & the ZipRider! Experience the wild landscape of Chichagof Island first-hand when you drive your 2-person Kawasaki ATV on a rugged adventure through the coastal forest overlooking Icy Strait. Then meet your bus for your ride up to the world's largest zip-line: 5330 feet long, 1,300 foot vertical drop, 60 mph maximum speed, soaring 300 feet above the ground. If you are looking for true adventure then the ZipRider is for you. Unlike anything you've seen before the ZipRider cable ride at Icy Strait Point is truly a "once in a lifetime experience." All ATV drivers must present a valid driver's license.
After a driving town tour of Skagway head up the White Pass to the trailhead. Spend the next 2 hours hiking approximately 2 miles, surrounded by views of towering, snow-capped mountains and the Skagway valley. Your naturalist guide will share their knowledge of the area's flora and fauna, and the glacial history of Alaska! This adventure is perfect for active families and children over 8 years old are welcome! Bring your camera!
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.
Walk on raised balance beams, cross suspension bridges, and fly through the air on a series of zip lines! Enter into an series of ropes course crossings including burma loops, suspended bridges and raised balance beams. Next up is a series of six zip lines through the lush Alaskan canopy. You will zoom from platform to platform while your friends and family cheer you on! Your heart will be pumping as you get ready for the "Walk the Plank" zip that soars high above the ground through the treetops! Join expert guides for the experience of a lifetime.
Experience a true Alaskan adventure while supporting the official state sport! Take an exhilarating approximate 1 mile sled ride through the lush rainforest, play with husky puppies, and learn about this unique element of Alaskan culture. You will be joining in the summer training of an expert team of sled dogs when you ride in a custom-designed, wheeled summertime sled. Then a dog handler will entertain you with knowledge of the equipment, impeccable dog care, training, and inspiring efforts required by this sport. Marvel at the untamed beauty that has lured you to Alaska when you walk across a suspension bridge overlooking Fish Creek. Finally, cuddle up and play with the husky puppies!
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.