Inside Passage, Seattle to Juneau cruise, Alaska

“This 15-day small ship cruise does Alaska’s iconic Inside Passage the right way. With oodles of time in small ports for wildlife, walking and wonderful local culture. ”


Seattle | Olympic National Park | San Juan Islands | Salish Sea | Canada’s Inside Passage | Great Bear Rainforest | Ketchikan | Misty Fjords National Monument | Behm Channel | Ernest Sound | Petersburg | Frederick Sound | Chatham Strait | Chichagof Island | Glacier Bay National Park | Icy Strait | Haines | Juneau

Description of Inside Passage, Seattle to Juneau cruise, Alaska

How would you like to experience the Inside Passage? You could cruise on a 90,000 tonne behemoth and zip from Seattle to Juneau and back in a week, glimpsing the shore through binoculars as you charge past.

Or you could spend 13 days exploring the inlets, bays and islands of this glorious region, taking time to spot and watch the wildlife, going ashore and exploring on foot, cruising the coast in inflatable zodiacs and being welcomed into small coastal settlements.

Our vessels are around 60 metres long, and carry enough zodiacs to enable all the passengers to disembark simultaneously, whether it is to watch some whales, go ashore or search for seals, bears, eagles or some of the other myriad wildlife that abounds here - If you know where to look and can actually get there.

This cruise will also take you to one of Alaska’s oldest towns, Wrangell, where you’ll be able to see recently carved totem poles at Kiksetti Totem Park and visit the historic Chief Shakes Tribal House. Local islanders will join you on board before you disembark here to give you an in-depth introduction to local Tlingit and Haida cultures.
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16 Aug 2019
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15 Sep 2019
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Responsible tourism

Responsible tourism: Inside Passage, Seattle to Juneau cruise, Alaska


Traveling by small vessels enables us to get up close to nature and wildlife in some of the most scenic areas of the world. While delivering exceptional access to these areas, we realize our presence has an impact and foster responsible practices to lessen our environmental footprint—from replacing engines for more efficient models to making arrangements in each port for recycling and proper disposal of waste. Our teams on board and ashore work together to operate responsibly.

Responsible Actions:
Eco-friendly bath amenities on board in refillable containers
Reusable water bottles in each cabin for guest use; no bottled water on board
Serve only sustainable seafood and partner with Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch program

The operators of this vessel are members of the 'Passenger Vessel Association Green WATERS Program'
The Passenger Vessel Association (PVA) recognizes the vessels owners as a member of its Green WATERS Program for their dedication and commitment toward a cleaner, greener marine environment. Members of WATERS (We Are Taking Environmental Responsibility/Stewardship) around the U.S. have taken it upon themselves to reduce their environmental impact in a variety of ways, including reducing fuel consumption, conserving potable water, using less harmful chemicals near waterways, conserving energy, and working with their employees to create a greener workplace.


A key part of operating a responsible business is ensuring we leave a positive impact in the communities we visit. This core value is part of our initial itinerary planning on through to operations management and office practices. Whether it’s a cruise donation to an organization for a fundraising effort or partnering with locals for tours, we look for ways to share the wealth and enrich the lives of those we meet.

Responsible Actions:
Purchase local food and supplies
Partner with local people for cultural tours / presentations
Follow “Leave No Trace” practices
Purchase supplies with less packaging to reduce waste
Recycle wherever facilities exist
Donate to local organizations in areas where we operate
We are stewards of the lands where we travel—our teams on board and ashore work together to operate responsibly.

They are also managers of 'Chefs Collaborative'
Chefs Collaborative works with chefs and the greater food community to celebrate local foods and foster a more sustainable food supply. The Collaborative inspires action by translating information about our food into tools for making knowledgeable purchasing decisions. Through these actions, members embrace seasonality, preserve diversity and traditional practices, and support local economies.

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