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.
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.
Wildlife is Alaska! Crabs, eagles, octopus, and whales are all frequent visitors on this tour. Set out in the calm, protected waters of the Inside Passage to witness the amazing life of commercial fishermen. Marvel at the scenic beauty and watch as the skilled crew haul and set long line, barrel pots and huge 700 lb king crab pots. The amazing marine life is placed in an on-deck aquarium so you can get up close with the unique creatures of the sea. This fascinating, educational and interactive experience is packed with stories and adventures shared by the men who risk their lives fishing the Bering Sea. Tour does not go out in the rough waters of the open ocean.
Board a custom designed Raider Pro Fisherman, and experience what many anglers dream of when planning an Alaskan vacation, fishing for Pacific Halibut. Imagine catching your first wild halibut with your friends or family and the bragging rights that will come with sharing this delectable fish back home. Spend the day fully outfitted head to toe, equipped with your own rod and reel and an experienced Alaskan guide. A valid one-day, $20.00 fishing license is required when 16 years and over. Custom processing is available for an additional fee for the shipment of your bounty home.
Begin your Ketchikan sightseeing adventure with a splash as you ride on Alaska's only 'DUCK' Tour! This state-of-the-art amphibian will take you on a 90 minute tour through both the rustic streets of Ketchikan as well as a boat ride along the Tongass Narrows and harbor front in Ketchikan. The amphibian is a Coast Guard certified & inspected vessel. This tour will definitely 'Quack' you up!
Experience the charm and majestic beauty of Southeast Alaska. Located just 20 minutes from downtown Ketchikan, Knudson Cove Marina boasts a locale on prime fishing grounds. Because of its remarkable location, you will be only a few minutes from the dock before your lines hit the water. With only 4-6 passengers assigned to each fishing boat, the fleet offers you the chance for individualized attention. Your Coast Guard-licensed captain will treat you to a memorable excursion as he shows you the 'ins' and 'outs' of fishing in Alaska. Your catch may be processed and shipped home (US & Western Canadian addresses only). Bring cash for the required fishing license.
Explore Misty Fjords, one of nature's most spectacular creations, while cruising in luxury aboard one of the fastest sightseeing vessels in Alaska. Along the way you'll stop to view an active bald eagle's nest, a Tlingit pictograph, and New Eddystone Rock; an immense volcanic spire rising from the emerald sea. Delight in the unhurried exploration of Rudyerd Bay and learn the natural history of the fjords while gliding quietly near 3,000-foot vertical cliffs and glistening waterfalls.
A cruise & flight through Misty Fjords National Monument is the ultimate experience! Keep a sharp eye out for bears and whales. Experience the Monument up-close while you cruise to Rudyerd Bay. By floatplane you will soar over pristine wilderness, dramatic waterfalls and unspoiled forests. Approx. 25-30 minutes flight time. Tour may operate in reversed order.
Immerse yourself in Southeast Alaska's breathtaking underwater world as you snorkel the calm and clear waters of Mountain Point. You'll stay toasty warm in a state-of-the-art 7mm wetsuit with hood, boots and gloves as you hover among the diverse and colorful marine life. Water temperatures reach a surprising 65 degrees in mid-summer! Everything you need to snorkel safely and comfortably is included; all equipment, transportation, PADI professional guides, beverages and a one-hour guided marine life tour. Complete instruction, in-water supervision and entertaining narrative make this excursion suitable for all skill levels. A truly unique experience awaits you in Ketchikan.
Head out from a private downtown marina and to Bostwick Bay, home to tens of thousands of Dungeness crab. Learn how to bait and set crab pots with your experienced guide. While your pot "soaks" head out on an adventure of your choosing. Your 22-foot cabin cruiser is outfitted for salmon fishing, halibut fishing, or pulling up to the beach for beachcombing and exploring. With just you and your friends and/or family on board you can truly customize your day. After exploring head back to the marina and enjoy a meal with your catch of the day at the Alaska Fish House. Price is per boat, which can accommodate up to 6 guests.
Join an experienced guide for a walk through the coastal rain forest on a remote island in the Tongass National Forest. The trail takes you through an old growth forest by way of a secluded beach and is mostly boardwalk, about one-mile in length. A motorized rigid hull inflatable Seahawk provides a short, but exhilarating cruise along the coast of Clover Passage. Whales, Stellar sea lions, harbor seals, porpoise, bald eagles and migrating seabirds may be spotted along this route; sightings are not guaranteed.
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.