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Day07
Baranof Island – Sitka
80nm
Nature lovers will be in their element as
you cruise the twisting Sergius Narrows.
Pass serene forested islands where the
keen-eyed can spot bald eagles, black-
tailed deer and sea otters as youwind
your way to Sitka.
Day08
Sitka – Point Adolphus
110nm
From the stunning port of Sitka,
cruise on to Point Adolphus. Prepare
to encounter the largest colony of
humpbackwhales in the Alaskan
panhandle. As you are expertly guided
along the intricatewaterways of the Icy
Strait, stand on deck andwatch these
incredible giants in their natural habitat.
Days 09 + 10
Point Adolphus –
Glacier BayNational Park
23nm
A park ranger will join you for the final
part of your cruise through the Glacier
Bay National Park. Youwill ideallywant
a fewdays here, duringwhich time you
will cruise around 60miles up to the
Grand Pacific andMargerie glaciers.
The next stage of your journey sees
you swap the yacht for a newmode
of transport – a plane to Fairbanks to
explore the interior of Alaska, or back
to Juneau.
Indepth
Day01
Juneau
Deep in southeast Alaska, Juneau is an
enchanting entrypoint for a cruise of the
remote and fascinating Inside Passage.
Day02
Juneau – HolkhamBay
40nm
Embark on a cruise to HolkhamBay,
located at themouth of the Tracy Arm
fjord. This region has earned itself the
name of ‘iceberg graveyard’ and the
waters are teemingwith floating ice caps.
Day03
HolkhamBay – Endicott Arm
21nm
Cruise to the fjord at Endicott Arm.
Home to Dawes Glacier, the area is
a great place towhale-spot and see
calving glaciers. Experienced kayakers
can paddle off to explore local waters.
Day04
Endicott Arm– The Brothers
47nm
The two tiny Brothers islands allow
for further opportunities to discover
creatures in their natural habitats. Step
ashore to explore the forests, keeping an
eye out for river otters and deer as you
explore the rugged landscape.
Day 5
The Brothers – Baranof Island
48nm
One of threemajor islands in the
Tongass National Forest, Baranof
Island is home to theworld’s highest
concentration of bears, largely thanks
to the island’s glut of salmon streams.
Day06
Baranof Island
After a hearty breakfast on board, hike
up to Baranof Lake or Sadie Lake. The
latter ismore of a challenge, but both
arewonderfully scenicwalks and those
who put in the effort will be rewarded
with a dip in the Baranof WarmSprings
– a suitably scenic spot inwhich to soak
wearymuscles.
Don’t miss
Take a helicopter to the
magnificent Mendenhall
Glacier (pictured right)
– just 13miles from
downtown Juneau.
At a glance
1 – Juneau
2 – HolkhamBay
3 – Endicott Arm
4 – The Brothers
5 – Red Bluff Bay
6 – Baranof Island
7 – Sergius Narrows
8 – Sitka
9 – Point Adolphus
10 – Glacier Bay
National Park
Pacific Northwest
The coastline between Vancouver Island and Alaska’s capital Juneau is widely regarded as one of themost awe-inspiring in
theworld. The dramatic waters provide everything fromexciting kayaking, diving and fishing adventures to incredible scenery.
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