10 Night Admiralty, Baranof & Chichagof Explorer cruise departing roundtrip from Sitka onboard Baranof Dream.
The Baranof Dream is perfect for adventure in the wilderness waterways. With its shallow draft and stately pace of cruising, nothing will be missed in channels, bays and wilderness islands that the Allen family calls home. The Baranof Dream is perfect vessel for families to explore Southeast Alaska.
Day 1: Sitka
Walking tour to Sheldon Jackson Museum, Russian Bishop’s House and St. Michael’s Cathedral, then view Sitka Sound marine life on a deluxe tour boat before boarding your Alaskan Dream Cruises ship.
Day 2: Juneau & Orca Point Lodge
Spend the day visiting highlights of the scenic state capital including massive Mendenhall Glacier and an opportunity to enjoy downtown Juneau and the treasures of local shops and galleries. At our exclusive Orca Point Lodge, enjoy the beautiful grounds, beach, marine life touch- tank, and other activities. Dine on Alaskan Salmon or Alaskan king crab then relax before a beachside bonfire.
Day 3: Skagway & Haines
Stroll the boardwalks of a rollicking Klondike gold rush city, then board the White Pass & Yukon Route railroad (passport required) for a journey retracing the steps of the gold-seekers into Canada. A guided walking tour through scenic Haines features a visit to pre-WWI Fort Seward National Historic Site, with parade grounds overlooking Lynn Canal, and a performance of the Chilkat Dancers.
Day 4: Captain’s Choice
Explore the region of Point Adolphus and northeastern Chichagof Island-areas well known for whale, bear and sea otter sightings.
Day 5: Glacier Bay National Park
A Glacier Bay National Park Service Ranger narrates today’s program and a Native Huna Tlingit interpretive naturalist joins us to reveal traditional cultural ties to this ancient treasure.
Day 6: Tracy Arm Fjord
Explore this glacier-carved fjord with sheer 4,000-foot granite walls punctuated by waterfalls, a major highlight of Alaskan Dream Cruises. View the icy glacier face and seals up close from a watercraft/DIB (skiff).
Day 7: Windham Bay or Hobart Bay
At our wilderness base camps located in these secluded bays we enjoy sea kayaking, guided tours via a watercraft/DIB (skiff), relaxing campfires and opportunities to explore these scenic bays. A variety of marine life and birds are visible as well as an occasional black bear roaming the shoreline.
Day 8: Petersburg
Charming Petersburg, founded by Norwegian fishermen in the late 1800s, is still a fishing town. Enjoy a folk dance show by local children at the Sons of Norway Hall, then have time to explore the town.
Day 9: Kake
Visit to the traditional Tlingit Indian Village of Kake includes a totem carving display, dance performance, the “World’s Tallest Totem,” and a tour of a salmon hatchery with a bear viewing platform.
Day 10: Eastern Baranof Island Exploration
Featuring the region of Red Bluff Bay and rugged waterfall coast of eastern Baranof Island.
Day 11: Disembark in Sitka
Our exciting Alaskan voyage of adventure comes to an end.