The Great Alaskan Loop

Juneau, Alaska – Juneau, Alaska

  • 5 Days
  • 375 Miles
Welcome to the adventure. You will be experiencing a wilderness few people in the world ever get a chance to visit. Below is your adventure itinerary but remember, everything is subject to change.

DAY 1

  • JUNEAU, ALASKA- PETERSBURG, ALASKA
  • 137 Miles
  • 8:00am meeting time

The expedition will meet in the lobby of the Ramada Hotel in Juneau, Alaska for orientation and gear distribution. Today the team will be heading south down Gastineau Channel headed for the marine rich waters of Frederick Sound.. We will be on the lookout for Humpback Whales, Orca, Stellar Sealions, and Brown Bear foraging along the shoreline.

Hotels Rooms Double Occupancy
No Meals Provided

DAY 2

  • LE CONTE GLACIER DAY
  • 80 Miles
  • 10:00am Departure Time

Wake up to the beautiful morning air of Petersburg, Alaska. Enjoy breakfast on your own and then meet on the docks for a day you will never forget! Today the team will make its way to the majesty of Le Conte Tidewater Glacier. This actively calving glacier is tucked back in a narrow fjord rimmed by snow and glacier covered peaks. Upon returning to Petersburg the crew will meet at the local bar for ‘glacial ice cocktails.

Hotels Rooms Double Occupancy
No Meals Provided

DAY 3

  • PETERSBURG, ALASKA – WHALE PASS/WRANGELL
  • 70 Miles
  • 10:00AM DEPARTURE TIME

After a good night’s rest, the crew will meet on the dock for the morning briefing and safety overview. Today, depending on weather challenges, the team will head down a narrow body of water known as the Wrangell Narrows. The passage is the only direct water connection between Frederick Sound and Sumner Strait that Orca use on a regular basis for transit. Your guide will decide if conditions dictate passage to Whale Pass or Wrangell which are both amazing bodies of water to travel through.

Hotel Rooms Double Occupancy
Whale Pass- Hosted Meals/ Wrangell- No Host

DAY 4

  • WHALE PASS/ WRANGELL – KAKE, ALASKA
  • 115 Miles
  • 8:00am DEPARTURE time

Today you have the special treat of travelling through the waters of Rocky Pass in route to the native village of Kake, Alaska. Kake is as Alaskan as it gets with no restaurants but the best home cooked food in the state at Patty’s Kitchen! The team will overnight at either the Keex Kwan Lodge or Patty’s house depending on group size. Either place is fantastic and be sure to keep a keen eye out for black bear roaming the village!

Hotel Rooms Double Occupancy
All meals are hosted

DAY 5

  • KAKE, ALASKA – JUNEAU, ALASKA
  • 110 Miles
  • DEPARTURE TIME WILL BE MADE BY YOUR GUIDE IN REAL TIME

After an amazing breakfast the expedition will depart Kake for the waters of Frederick Sound and be on the lookout for feeding Humpback Whales and Orca preying upon Stellar Sealions. The north south angle of Stephens Passage is prone to afternoon winds so expect your guide to want an early morning departure.

Hotel Rooms Single Occupancy
No Meals Provided

DAY 6

WE HOLD IN RESERVE ONE WEATHER DAY ON EACH EXPEDITION. THIS DAY COULD BE SPEND AT ANY ONE OF OUR DESTINATIONS OR BACK IN JUNEAU DEPENDING ON WEATHER. ALL TRIPS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE FOR WEATHER CONDITIONS.

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