Trip reference number: 2342

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

Bears & Whales In South East Alaska

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Travelling on board a small yacht, this itinerary offers an unforgettable voyage to witness majestic glaciers, brown bears gorging on salmon, and humpback whales bubble-net feeding.

One fifth of the size of the continental USA, Alaska has the world's highest coastal mountain range and over half of its glaciers. Much of this wildlife-watching trip takes place within the confines of North America's immense Tongass National Forest, where you will explore the shoreline for intertidal creatures and keep a record of the various species of birds, plants and animals seen. The itinerary is deliberately flexible to make the most of wildlife sightings and favourable weather patterns.

Typical itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Fly to Seattle
  2. Day 2: Fly to Petersburg, Alaska
  3. Day 3: Board Island Roamer
  4. Days 4-12: Watch humpbacks in Frederick Sound, brown & black bears at Anan. Visit Le Conte Glacier
  5. Day 13: Disembark at Prince Rupert, Canada
  6. Day 14: Fly to Vancouver & depart
  7. Day 15: Arrive UK

Please note: The itinerary is left flexible in order to take account of the interests of the group, the weather conditions and to take advantage of the wildlife sightings. Some departures operate in reverse from Prince Rupert to Petersburg.

  • Available*: Jul to Aug
  • Group size: 15
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £6,895 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £4,895 pp; Voyage only
  • Included in the price/package:
    • 10 nights shared cabin on board vessel
    • 1 night hotel in Seattle (flight inclusive package only)
    • 1 night hotel in Petersburg (flight inclusive package only)
    • 1 night hotel in Prince Rupert (flight inclusive package only)
    • Most meals (room-only in hotels, all meals on vessel)
    • Flights Seattle to Petersburg and Prince Rupert to Vancouver
  • Activities available:
    • Boat trip
    • Sea kayaking


This is a group trip with fixed departure dates. Please refer to our website for further information.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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