“Become a True Alaskan” Cruise
Alaskan Dream Cruises – Family Cruise “Become a True Alaskan” makes science come to life for kids and their families, while creating memories to last a lifetime and having fun at the same time. There’s something new to see, do and learn around every bend.
As the Baranof Dream cruises through Southeast Alaska, daily activities provides kids and families personal experience in the Last Frontier with boots-on and hands-on learning opportunities.
Kids will learn about the geology of the region. Budding biologists and naturalists will identify plants and animals. The maritime environment is the perfect place to learn about nautical charts and terms, and study the tides and intertidal zones. Kids will find their way to treasure in the rain forest on a geocaching expedition. Social Sciences activities will cover the demographics of the region, plus the economics and culture of the areas and people visited. Kids will get to make traditional arts and crafts in cultural classes.
Itinerary and activity highlights of the cruise include:
- Sitka Sound Science Center
- Alaska Raptor Center
- Fortress of the Bears
- Hobart Bay
- The glaciers of Tracy Arm Fjord
- Juneau (Alaska’s State Capital)
- Mounts Roberts Tram, Dogsledding
- Orca Point Lodge
- Icy Straits and returning back to Sitka
The cruise offers opportunities to see whales, eagles, bears and other wildlife in a pristine natural environment, as well as activities including dog sledding, kayaking, rough-terrain vehicle rides and Zego sports boat excursions.
The 2014 Alaskan Dream Cruises – Family Cruise “Become a True Alaskan” aboard the Baranof Dream departing July 19, 2014. Click here for itinerary and pricing