Their yachts have been specifically designed to facilitate the viewing of Alaskan wildlife and exploration of the Alaskan wilderness while maintaining a high level of comfort and luxury.
In fact, Adventuresmith Explorations will put together your own private adventure tour which is customized to exactly what you want to see and where you want to go. They provide experienced guides who have intimate knowledge of the destinations.
A typical example of a tour that you can customize to your desires is the Active Inside Passage tour. This runs out of Petersburg, Alaska. You spend 7 days exploring the famous Alaskan Inside Passage.
Along the way you will kayak the shorelines of the Brother Islands, watch eagles, sea lions and humpback whales, explore the majestic Dawes Glacier, hike bear country in Endicott Arm and relax while anchored in the solitude of a small cove.
They have two 90 foot motoryachts that can accommodate up to 10 family members. Smaller sport boats, inflatable skiffs and kayaks allow for more flexible and adventurous explorations.
The area around Sitka and Juneau includes the Tracy Arm Fjord, Sawyer Glacier and Frederick Sound. This is the prime touring spot and is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful areas in Alaska.
One of the highlights of a private cruise with Real Adventures is dining of freshly caught shrimp, crab and various seafood like halibut and salmon.
Real Adventures will create a custom private cruise for you and your family with a huge number of options available.
Focus on saltwater and freshwater fishing if you like, or shrimping and crabbing. Explore on a sea-kayak. Take in the scenery, hike inland, and photograph the whales.
They also have begun bring a couple dogs on board for the trip. This has been met with much enthusiasm by passengers and helps emphasize the family atmosphere that Discover Voyages is known for. The ship can accommodate families as large as 12 in size.
If you like, you can choose to focus your tour on natural history and outdoor education, or photography or exploration via kayak and hiking. Discover Voyages has long been an eco-tour company and has a strong ongoing carbon offset program which, among other projects, helps Native Alaskan villages supply their electricity needs with wind power.
Whales, bears and glaciers are the big sightseeing activities and the crew of the Midnight sun will make sure you see plenty. Another favorite activity is fishing from the boat. Everything you need, from fishing license to a full complement of professional fishing gear, is provided.
You will be all set to pull salmon, rockfish and halibut from the sea along with tasty prawns and crab – all of which will end up on the your plate for delicious meals of fresh seafood. If you like, Alaska Yacht Charters can arrange for a float plane to take you from the boat on a flight-seeing tour of the Alaskan wilderness.
Sikumi Custom Alaska Cruises is perfect for both couples and families. A wide variety of activities are offered. Fishing, sightseeing, wildlife and bird viewing, kayaking, photo opps, land exploration excursions and more. With a friendly, knowledgeable, crew and comfortable luxury accommodations this is one of the best Alaska cruise vacation ideas.