Alaska and British Columbia

Inside Passage, Bears, and Aleutian Islands (Southbound)

Price from $12,495

Departure Dates
18 days

Cruise Overview

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 traveling 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.


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

What's included

Take a look at what you can look forward to on this 17-day expedition cruise.


  • Economy class flight from Vancouver to Nome


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


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

Expedition Cruise

  • Expedition cruise in the cabin of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including beverages (house beer and wine, sodas, and mineral water) in restaurants Aune and Fredheim
  • Fine-dining in À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm is included for suite guests
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board. Be aware that we sail in remote areas with limited connection. Streaming is not supported.
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle to fill at onboard water refill stations
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organize and guide activities, both on board and ashore
  • Range of included excursions

Onboard activities

  • Experts from the Expedition Team present detailed lectures on a variety of topics
  • Use of the ship’s Science Center, which has an extensive library and advanced biological and geological microscopes
  • The Citizen Science program allows guests to contribute to current scientific research projects
  • The onboard professional photographer will give tips and tricks for taking the best landscape and wildlife photos
  • The ship has hot tubs, an infinity pool, a sauna, an outdoor and indoor gym, and an outdoor running track
  • Participate in informal gatherings with the crew, such as daily recaps and the next day’s preparations

Landing activities

  • Escorted landings with small boats (RIBs)
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and all equipment needed for the activities
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket
  • Expedition photographers help you configure your camera settings

What's not included

  • International flights

  • Travel insurance

  • Luggage handling

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team

  • Optional treatments in the onboard wellness and spa area

Included Programs

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

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