8-day one-way Exploring Alaska’s Coastal Wilderness cruise from Sitka to Juneau on board NG Quest.
Cruising From: Sitka, Alaska;
Departure Date: May 27, 2018;
Duration: 8 days;
Cruise Line: Lindblad Expedition – National Geographic;
Cruise Ship: NG Quest;
Ports of Call: Sitka, Southeast Alaska’s Islands, Icy Strait, Glacier Bay, Petersburg, Frederik Sound, Tracy Arm Fjord, Juneau (Disembark);
Experience wildlife, wilderness, and native culture on this Alaska cruise with Lindblad-National Geographic.
Welcome to Sitka. Sitka is thought to be the most beautiful of southeast Alaska cities with population of about 9,000. Nestled on the west side of Baranof Island, it is flanked on the east by majestic snow-capped mountains, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. Sitka is[…]
Southeast Alaska’s Islands Southeast, Alaska’s panhandle, stretches approximately 500 miles from Icy Bay, northwest of Yakutat, to Dixon Entrance. It is a narrow strip of coastline and offshore islands next to the province of British Columbia. In many places, the international border runs along the[…]
Welcomr to Icy Strait Point. Icy Strait Point is a privately owned tourist destination just outside the small village of Hoonah, the largest native Tlingit Indian settlement in Alaska. It is located on Chichagof Island and is named after the nearby Icy Strait. Owned by Huna[…]
Explore Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve. Glacier Bay National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with many glaciers to see; past visitors rave about its scenery, which includes tidewater glaciers, glassy water, mountains and wildlife such as whales, harbor seals, otters and brown[…]
Humpback Whale Watching Frederick Sound or Prince Frederick Sound is a passage of water in the Alexander Archipelago in southeastern Alaska. It separates Kupreanof Island to the south from Admiralty Island in the north. Frederick Sound is a popular location for watching whales and has[…]
Welcome to Petersburg. Petersburg Alaska is located in the heart of southeast Alaska’s Inside Passage at the north end of the Wrangell Narrows, a 22-mile channel that is only 300 feet wide and 19 feet deep in places, the center of Norwegian culture in Alaska. Petersburg[…]
Cruising Tracy Arm. Tracy Arm is a fjord in Alaska near Juneau located about 45 miles south of Juneau and 70 miles north of Petersburg, Alaska, off of Holkham Bay and adjacent to Stephens Passage within the Tongass National Forest. Many cruises include a stop[…]
Cruises to Juneau. Juneau, often described as America’s most unusual state capital, is the only center of U.S. government with no roads leading into or out of town. The city is surrounded by nature, namely towering mountains and the waters of Gastineau Channel. For most visitors,[…]
Explore Alaska on an active, exciting expedition to see the region’s iconic wildlife and epic landscapes in the compact timeframe of one work week with Lindblad-National Geographic Alaska expeditions from Sitka to Juneau on board NG Quest. NG Quest leaving Sitka for 7 nights from May 27, 2018.