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2024 North to True Alaska Expedition


$2,995* per person

Experience an amazing array of True Alaska highlights in a five-night timeframe. The “North to True Alaska Expedition” was crafted as a celebration of Alaskan Dream Cruises’ 10-year anniversary, and now it’s back by popular demand! You’ll experience Alaska’s famous wildlife, pristine wilderness bays and rainforest, kayak and skiff adventures, stunning Glacier Bay National Park, and three of the Inside Passage’s most historical and charming towns—Sitka, Skagway, and Juneau. While all of this is offered in a 5-night expedition, the itinerary is carefully outlined in a way that is unhurried and there are multiple opportunities for unscripted discovery and adventure-hallmarks of our experiences.

5-night | 6-day

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  • Departure
  • The Ship
  • Route
  • A
  • AA
  • AAA
  • Deluxe
  • Deluxe Suite
  • Owner's Suite
  • Vista View
  • Departure Jun 17, 2024 Sold Out
  • Admiralty Dream
  • Route Sitka to Juneau
  • A $2,995
  • AA $3,395
  • AAA $3,595
  • Deluxe $4,295
  • Deluxe Suite -
  • Owner's Suite -
  • Vista View $4,495
  • Departure Jun 30, 2024 Sold Out
  • Alaskan Dream
  • Route Juneau to Sitka
  • A -
  • AA $3,595
  • AAA $3,795
  • Deluxe -
  • Deluxe Suite -
  • Owner's Suite $4,895
  • Vista View $4,995
  • Departure Jul 21, 2024 Sold Out
  • Chichagof Dream
  • Route Sitka to Juneau
  • A $2,995
  • AA $3,595
  • AAA $3,795
  • Deluxe $4,395
  • Deluxe Suite $4,895
  • Owner's Suite -
  • Vista View -
All rates are per person based on double occupancy. Single Supplement 150% of double occupancy rate. Children 15 & under are 15% off. 3rd & 4th guests are 15% off, applicable when 2 adults or 1 adult & 1 child is booked in room. Port fees & taxes are in addition to your cruise fare and are subject to change up until a booking is paid in full.
1 Sitka

Explore beautiful Sitka, considered by many to be one of the most picturesque communities in The Last Frontier. During your expedition, we’ll highlight the community’s history-from its inspiring Tlingit roots to the Russian presence that began in 1799. Beautiful totem poles adorn public areas and the Sitka National Historical Park, while the famous St. Michael’s cathedral stands in the center of the downtown district. You’ll be charmed by the island-studded waterfront, rugged mountain peaks of Baranof Island, and abundant bald eagles and marine life. (Guests can also choose to book optional excursions, such as fishing
and private wildlife excursions in the days before embarkation).

2 Chatham Strait & Lynn Canal

Voyage through Chatham Strait and Lynn Canal en route to the northern end of the Inside Passage. These areas are well known for some of the best wildlife viewing in the region. This is a day of True Alaska discovery and adventure that may include kayaking, a remote beach landing via our expedition skiffs, or other activities determined by the captain and expedition team.

3 Skagway

Stroll the boardwalks of the rollicking Klondike gold rush town of Skagway while enjoying its unique history. In the late 19th century, thousands of crazed gold seekers poured into the community en route to the Klondike. Wooden buildings, streets, and docks were constructed in mere months. Skagway was rambunctious, lawless, and tormented by a notorious con man named Soapy Smith. Today, historic businesses, frontier homes, and museums bring the spirit of the gold rush to life. Aboard the White Pass and Yukon Route railroad, you’ll enjoy a journey retracing the steps of gold-seekers into Canada. Built in 1898, the railroad climbs nearly 3,000 feet in 20 miles and offers stunning wilderness views. This excursion crosses the border into Canada, so passports are required.

4 Wilderness Bay & Orca Point Lodge

Venture into one of the many intimate coves or inlets of the Chilkat Peninsula or Admiralty Island, such as Alaskan Dream Cruises’ exclusive property at William Henry Bay. Enjoy kayak and skiff exploration in the heart of Alaska’s wilderness. End the day’s adventure with a relaxing evening at Orca Point Lodge, our own exclusive day-lodge on Colt Island. Enjoy the beautiful grounds, beach, and marine life observation-tank. Dine on Alaska salmon, Alaska crab*, or prime rib from the warmth of the lodge, or nestled next to a beachside bonfire.

5 Glacier Bay

This remarkable national park fjord extends 65-miles, contains tidewater glaciers, and provides pristine habitat for a wide-array of wildlife, including both brown and black bears, wolves, mountain goats, Steller sea lions, and humpback whales. The highlight for many is Margerie Glacier or John Hopkins Glacier, which have been known for their dramatic calving displays.

6 Juneau

Disembark in Alaska’s capital city of Juneau. Transfer to your hotel or the airport is complimentary. Choose to extend your adventure with custom offerings such as a journey into Tracy Arm aboard a high-speed expedition vessel, a glacier helicopter landing and trek, and saltwater fishing for salmon or halibut.

Reverse Juneau to Sitka Itinerary:
Day 1: Juneau, Day 2: Glacier Bay, Day 3: Wilderness Bay & Orca Point Lodge, Day 4: Skagway, Day 5: Chatham Strait & Lynn Canal, Day 6: Sitka (transportation to the airport or your lodging is complimentary).

Note: Cruise information is subject to change without notice based on navigating conditions. Itinerary order is also subject to rearrangement based on permit allocations. Alaskan Dream Cruises is authorized by Special Use Permit to provide guiding & outfitting services in the Tongass National Forest.

Chichagof Dream

This sleek vessel was thoughtfully renovated in our company shipyard. The ship features expansive viewing areas on the bow and aft promenade decks, new carpets and furnishings in public spaces and staterooms, and a hull design optimized for supreme comfort in Alaskan waters, regardless of weather. In the lounge, forward facing windows extend from the deck to the ceiling, offering panoramic views off the bow

  • Passengers: 80*
  • Length: 207 feet
  • Staterooms: 40
  • Cruising Speed: 8 knots

Personalized air controls in all cabins
Alcohol is included with Deluxe Suite and Deluxe bookings
*Select cabins can accommodate a 3rd or 4th guest

Admiralty Dream

The Admiralty Dream is perfect for adventure in the wilderness waterways of the Inside Passage. With its shallow draft and stately pace of cruising, nothing will be missed in the channels, bays, and wilderness islands of Southeast Alaska.

  • Passengers: 49*
  • Length: 143 feet
  • Staterooms: 27
  • Cruising Speed: 8.5 knots

Alcohol is included with Owner's Suite & Deluxe bookings
*Select cabins can accommodate a 3rd guest

Alaskan Dream

At 104 feet in length, the Alaskan Dream’s innovative, streamlined catamaran design allows the vessel to easily navigate narrow channels and passages. All cabins feature extra-large viewing windows. The Vista View lounge faces forward with the same view as the captain, affording spectacular views of the scenery, ports, and wildlife along the way.

  • Passengers: 40*
  • Length: 104 feet
  • Staterooms: 19
  • Cruising Speed: 13 knots

Alcohol is included with Owner's Suite and Vista View bookings
*Select cabins can accommodate a 3rd or 4th guest

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