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Alaska - The Great Land

Un-Cruise Adventures. Nobody does Alaska better than us, offers more variety, or provides adventure like we do. Experience life on the outside – cloud failure or liquid sunshine – paddling, hiking, hot tub under the stars, even playing in the mud. Uncover The Great Land by 7- to 21-night small ship adventure cruise.

John Muir was so overwhelmed by a grandiose landscape of forested islands and rugged waterfalls, that he deemed Alaska’s coastal wilderness to be “hopelessly beyond description.” The father of the U.S. National Park System and a strong advocate for wilderness conservation, Muir became enthralled with the massive size and scope of Alaska on his first voyage to Alaska in 1879.

Over a hundred and fifty years before Muir’s first visit, Russian explorers were “discovering” the majestic and fierce wilds of Alaska thanks to Vitus Bering. He spotted the mountains of The Great Land in the 1740s and soon after, European explorers made their way into its winding and rugged channels, coves, and inlets. During George Vancouver’s expedition in the 1790s, the area was carefully mapped and these new tools for navigation opened the doors for other adventurers to find their way.

Since that time, Southeast Alaska’s vast, incredibly diverse, and rugged landscape has offered incredible discovery for hearty, daring travelers ready to take on the adventure. And Alaska delivers. Shaped by massive
glaciers over millions of years, the temperate rainforests, wildlife rich fjords, and spectacular scenery have had significant time to gain clout as a must-see destination.

Un-Cruise Adventures’ 22- to 84-guest expedition vessels and boutique yachts are perfectly suited to foster uncommon encounters and unexpected experiences in Alaska: Glacier Bay National Park; brown bears, black bears, and “polar bear plunges”; rainforests and glaciers; hiking and kayaking; humpback whales and orca; bald eagles and sea birds. Aboard our adventure cruises, do as much or as little as you like—you have the choice in how you’d like to discover it and your expert expedition team will guide you on a unique, unforgettable journey.

What most defines your experience is included in every fare – adventure activities, shore excursions, handcrafted meals, and expert guides onboard and ashore. Many are generously inclusive including premium spirits, wine, beers, port taxes/fees, and a complimentary massage. 

Explore our other bucket-list destinations: Adventure cruise in Mexico’s Sea of Cortés, Hawaiian Islands, Costa Rica & Panamá, Galápagos, coastal Washington, British Columbia; and river cruise on the Columbia & Snake Rivers. Come aboard and, change the way you see the world!

Kayaking in Alaska. | Un-Cruise Adventures
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