Alaskan Expedition 2023

  • Family-friendly cruise exploring the majestic wilderness of Alaska
  • Expedition-style journey with onboard naturalists, expert expedition guides, and opportunities for hands-on learning and exploring
  • Spend time learning from our onboard Tlingit interpreter and cultural guide
  • Certified photo instructor on board to provide instruction, plus video chronicler

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
July 15, 2023 | Seattle, Washington

• Arrive in Seattle, Washington

• Check into our host hotel the Fairmont Olympic Hotel

• Mix and mingle with your fellow Inspirato members at a lively meet and greet event with a briefing session from our hosts

Accommodations: Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle
Meals included: Cocktails and canapes

Day 2
July 16, 2023 | Sitka, Alaska

• Check out of our host hotel in Seattle

• As a group, transfer to Seattle International Airport (SEA) to board our flight to Sitka, Alaska

• Explore the charming town of Sitka, enjoying a guided city tour, visit to the Alaska Raptor Center, and St. Michael’s Cathedral

• Guided city tour, Alaska Raptor Center, and St. Michael’s Cathedral

• Embark the National Geographic Quest

Accommodations: National Geographic Quest
Meals included: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner

Day 3-8
July 17-22, 2023 | Exploring Southeast Alaska’s islands, bays, and fjords

• With extended daylight hours during this season, we’ll venture daily into the waters of Southeast Alaska. Keeping a flexible schedule to take advantage of the unexpected, our expert naturalists will guide the expedition from their years of experience and the natural conditions of that day

• We anticipate opportunities to take walks ashore, explore by Zodiac or kayak, and experience close encounters with seals, otters, killer whales, sea lions, black bears, and more

• Highlights may include exploration of the Inian Islands, Glacier Bay National Park, and the Frederick Sound and Chatham Strait, among others

Meals included: All meals included on board the National Geographic Quest

Day 9
July 23, 2023 | Juneau, Alaska

• Disembark the National Geographic Quest

• Enjoy a guided tour of the city and Alaska State Museum before concluding the experience at Juneau International Airport for your flight home

Meals included: Breakfast

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