Alaska and British Columbia – Inside Passage, Bears and Aleutian Islands (Southbound)

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Discover North America's wild nature and history

  • 18-day expedition cruise to the isolated islands of the Bering Sea, through the majestic landscapes of Alaska and Canada’s Inside Passage.

  • Travel to the remote Aleutian Islands, experience the wonders of Misty Fjords and Icy Bay and explore the stunning coastline of British Columbia.

  • Spot rare McKay's Bunting, Pribilof Sandpipers and Red-legged Kittiwakes on St Paul and St Matthew Islands, and Bald Eagles in Chignik.

Alaskan wildlife and Canadian fjords

Starting in Nome, we visit the unspoiled Pribilof Islands before travelling the North Pacific coast to the Aleutian Islands and onto Canada's Inside Passage, looking for bears, Bald Eagles and other incredible wildlife along the way. In true expedition style, you'll go small boat cruising at Katmai National Park, around the glaciers of Icy Bay, and in Misty Fjord.

Fascinating North American history

Learn about the region's native Aleut, Alutiiq and Tlingit peoples, the gold rush era in Nome, WWII history of Dutch Harbor, the Russian and American influenced Sitka and historic Wrangell, where you'll experience fascinating cultures on the way to Vancouver.

What's Included


  • Flight in economy class from Vancouver to Nome


  • One night in a hotel in Vancouver including breakfast before the expedition cruise


  • Transfer from hotel to airport in Vancouver before the expedition cruise
  • Transfer from airport to ship in Nome

Route overview

We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

A taste of Vancouver

Day 1

No Place Like Nome

Day 2

Crossing the Bering Sea

Day 3

Wild St Matthew

Day 4

Aleut life in St Paul

Day 5

Learning and leisure

Day 6

Discover Dutch Harbor

Day 7

The ghost town of Unga

Day 8

Fishing town of Chignik

Day 9

Grizzly bears in Katmai

Day 10

Kodiak's brown bears

Day 11

Across the Gulf of Alaska

Day 12

The glaciers of Icy Bay

Day 13

Blended cultures of Sitka

Day 14

Wrangell’s Petroglyphs

Day 15

Beautiful Misty Fjords

Day 16

Canada's Inside Passage

Day 17

Back to Vancouver

Day 18

Included Programmes

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages