A Taste of Alaska

A Taste of Alaska

A Taste of Alaska

Ketchikan: Rainforest Wildlife Sanctuary, Eagles, & Totems - 2.75 Hours

A premier Alaska wildlife viewing opportunity. Take a scenic coastal drive to rustic Herring Cove, where a naturalist guides you along improved trails into the dense forest, for a chance to see wildlife in their natural habitat. The sanctuary borders the Tongass National Forest, the second largest rainforest in the world!

Stroll through tall stands of hemlock, spruce and Alaska cedar, stopping at viewing areas to photograph this natural wonderland. See old-growth trees and a multitude of plants in this lush rainforest. The forest trail leads to an elevated boardwalk overlooking Eagle Creek where, during spawning season, salmon runs attract eagles, bears, seals and shorebirds. Bears and seals feed on the salmon while eagles and other birds wait for the scraps. Mink, marten and wolves also frequent the area. Seasonal changes in the ecosystem result in varying levels of animal sightings. Watch and listen to nature's symphony in this spectacular setting!

Next, meet and feed Alaska reindeer and take pictures with these gentle creatures. Watch a master Native carver at work on totem poles, walk through the historic Herring Bay Lumber Company sawmill, and photograph bald eagles up close at the Alaska Wildlife Foundation exhibit. Browse through the General Store and enjoy a snack at the end of the half mile hike.

Your tour includes complimentary admission to the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, an impressive facility featuring exhibits that focus on the rainforest, resources, native cultures, and ecosystems of Southeast Alaska. The center is operated by the U.S. Forest Service in conjunction with other federal and state agencies.

Juneau: Whale Watching Adventure - 3 Hours

The adventure of a lifetime begins the minute you board our mammal friendly jet boat, with a fully enclosed heated cabin. Cruise to the playgrounds of these marine mammals where your captain will slowly approach them to provide as close an encounter as possible. Our captains are so confident that you will find a whale that they will offer a 100% refund if you don't!

Skagway: Yukon Discovery Tour - 6 Hours

Memories never to be forgotten will be made as you tour the Yukon Territory, traveling over 140 miles round trip. Parallel the original White Pass Trail of 1898 and view icy lakes, distant glaciers, waterfalls, and panoramic mountain vistas.

There is so much to do, like stand on the shores of Lake Bennett, experience the world's smallest desert, view turn of the century mines and watch for wildlife. Next, enjoy lunch and be sure to visit the museum and sled dog camp.

Please note: You will need your passport with you as this tour crosses into Canada.

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Yukon Discovery Tour
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(Prices Vary by Group Size)

Adult

$300.00

Child

$240.00

Total Cost
$300.00

Activity Level:

5

Inclusions

  • Ketchikan: Rain ponchos if necessary. Complimentary coffee, hot chocolate, tea and a smoked salmon snack in general store as well as a complimentary admission to the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center at the conclusion of tour.
  • Juneau: Jet boat - fully enclosed heated cabin (maximum capacity is 36 passengers)
  • Skagway: Lunch at Caribou Crossing, Museum & Sled Dog Camp admission

Tips

KETCHIKAN: Requires approximately 1/2 mile walk on possibly uneven terrain through the forest. Not recommended for guests with mobility issues. NOTES: Wildlife sightings not guaranteed. Wear comfortable walking shoes and warm clothing. This tour operates in all weather conditions. Rain ponchos provided if needed. JUNEAU: Our captains are so confident that you will find a whale that they will offer a 100% refund if you do not! Wear Layers. Bring your Camera. Our Boats are designed for that up close view of the Whales with both indoor and outdoor viewing options. The entire tour time is approximately 3 hours. Times vary according to your ship's arrival in port. Child's rates (if applicable) are for children age 3 to 12. Under 2 is no charge. Each boat is fully enclosed and heated with a marine restroom onboard. SKAGWAY: No charge for children 2 and under. Don't forget your camera. Please note: This tour crosses an international border, all participants are required to carry a valid passport.

Departure Location

At the cruise ship pier. The specific meeting location at the pier will be listed in your confirmation email and voucher for this shore excursion. See the 'Redemption and Voucher Details' section below.

Redemption and Voucher Details

  1. After you complete your booking, your credit card will be charged and our expert Shore Excursion Concierge agents will 'hand'-review your shore excursion selections against your cruise itinerary to confirm compatibility. Your credit card statement will list the merchant for the charges as Port Promo Cruise Tours.
  2. You will receive an email within 72 hours of booking from info@portpromotions.com which confirms your booking and contains the vouchers required for your shore excursions. Please print these vouchers and bring them with you on your cruise. You will be required to turn the voucher(s) in to the corresponding shore excursion supplier(s). The vouchers feature information regarding how to meet up with the tour leader upon arrival to a port and other important details.
  3. Your tour is completely refundable if your ship is unable to get into port or due to weather cancellations. See our terms and conditions for complete details.
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