Experience Alaska in Private Yacht Style.
Mountains erupted from the tundra, rising higher than any others in North America. Glaciers clawed their way across the landscape, scratching deep fjords into the coast and scouring archipelagos from the sea. And in the aftermath of these geologic gyrations, wildlife and marine life flourished, adapting to a land of extremes. Come. Gaze upon wondrous sheets of topaz ice and rivers thick with spawning salmon. Navigate narrow fjords whose secrets are only revealed to small ships like ours. Find your way to Russian cathedrals, Tsimshian villages, and a greater understanding of why they call this the Great Land.
Vancouver to Vancouver - 12 Days
Pass beneath the exquisite Lion’s Gate Bridge not once, but twice, with a panoply of splendid discoveries in between. The acclaimed Inside Passage with its forest-covered islands and wildlife. Tracy Arm and Misty Fjords, where you cruise surrounded by the familiar comforts of Star Legend while large Alaska cruise ship passengers board a smaller excursion boat. Ports like Ketchikan, Juneau, and Wrangell that dazzle you with the cultures, history, and outdoor adventures Alaska is known for.
Yokohama (Tokyo) to Seward (Anchorage) - 13 Days
Explore Japanese ports that larger ships pass by, witnessing scenes that other cruise ship passengers never see. Jodogahama Beach, with its sharp white pine-covered pinnacles and mesmerizing jade-green waters. Hakodate’s star-shaped fort, where over a thousand cherry trees bloom in early May, just when you’ll be here. Indigenous Ainu people playing haunting music on a mukkuri at Kushiro’s Ainu Village. The sight of nothing but ocean and stars as you trace your wake across the Pacific on your Alaska bound cruise.
Vancouver to Seward (Anchorage) - 12 Days
Witness the grandeur of Alaska’s premier glaciers: Mendenhall in Juneau, Kenai Fjords’ Harding Icefield, Tracy Arm’s twin Sawyer Glaciers, an optional flight over Glacier Bay. Discover Alaskan Native villages, Russian cathedrals, and Gold Rush history. Thrill as you watch a wild Brown Bear snatch a struggling salmon from a stream or a humpback whale breech off the bow. Cruise Misty Fjords and Kenai Fjords on the lovely Star Legend, waters beyond the reach of larger Alaska cruise ships.
Seward (Anchorage) to Tokyo - 16 Days
Retrace the route of the Russian-American fur trade as you island-hop along the Aleutian archipelago, and cross the Pacific as guest lecturers enthrall you with tales of the Japanese islands ahead. Gain insights into fascinating cultures from Aleuts to Ainu, and rest your eyes on thrilling landscapes from ice-shrouded Kenai Fjords to the wild cliff- and cave-studded coastline of Miyako. Go beyond the tourist mainstream as you kayak the remote wildlife-rich waters off Sand Point and view World War II’s forgotten relics in Dutch Harbor. From Kodiak’s legendary brown bears to the quirky bohemian atmosphere of Homer, Kushiro’s rare Japanese cranes to Tokyo’s Michelin-starred restaurants, each day is a new and life-enriching adventure.
Seward (Anchorage) to Vancouver - 14 Days
This is the Alaska you came to see: Frontier towns filled with Gold Rush history and Tlingit totem poles. Glaciers calving into majestic fjords. Brown bears, bald eagles, and whales feasting on salmon under the summer sun. On your 14-day Alaska cruise you also feast on adventures from dogsledding to flightseeing, and more ports and scenic cruising than most other Alaska cruises. And while guests on larger ships transfer to tour boats to cruise Misty Fjords and Kenai Fjords, you enjoy a front-row seat with all the comforts of your elegant all-suite yacht.