Best Alaska Tours on your Alaskan Cruise
Top 3 Alaska Tours you can’t Miss on Your Cruise
Alaska Tours are some of the best tours in the world! Alaska is a vast region full of amazing wildlife, rich history, intriguing culture, and beautiful nature. It’s often extremely difficult to decide the perfect excursions because there are so many exciting tours you can choose from! If you are taking a cruise to Alaska it’s imperative that you take at least one Alaskan Tour or more if at all possible. Here at CruiseExperts.com we have compiled a list of the top 3 client recommended Alaska Tours that are sure to fascinate!
Alaska Tour #1: Looking for something fun to do for the whole family? If you have a port stop in Seward Alaska you’ve got to go dog sledding! The Iditarod Sled Dog Real Alaska Tour is an amazing excursion that children and adults can enjoy together.
This excursion begins at the Seward Rail Depot and takes you on a historic tour of downtown Seward, one of the oldest cities in Alaska, which is full of interesting historical facts and finds. After your history lesson your tour guide will take you to the Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park. Expect to be in awe of the nature surrounding this area! Your tour guide will point out indigenous flora and help you discover the wildlife in the region.
After this it’s time to indulge in some authentic Alaskan food! You will be having lunch at the Resurrection Roadhouse, an amazing restaurant with scrumptious local cuisine before completing your tour with a 1.5 hour wilderness dog sled ride and tour at the Seavey’s Iditarod Racing Kennel.
This tour season begins in May and is open 7 days a week. Prices start at $124 for children 11 and under and $205 for adults. Space is limited, so If Seward is on your itinerary call us today and we will get your spot secured!
Alaska Tour #2: Explore Juneau by helicopter and while you’re at it see some of the most wonderful creatures of the sea! This amazing tour takes you on a boat in Auk Bay where your experienced captain will take you to explore some of Alaska’s most treasured creatures of the ocean. Common finds in this area are humpback and orca whales, stellar sea lions, Dall’s porpoises, bald eagles, and of course harbor seals.
After your wildlife watching adventure journey to the helipad and embark on a one hour helicopter tour over the Juneau Icefields, to the Taku, Lemon, Herbert, and Norris Glaciers. Enjoy a short glacier walk with your guide and truly see these magnificent glaciers up close and personal!
This tour is also kid friendly! Prices range from $315 to $575 and the tour lasts approximately 5.5 hours.
Alaska Tour #3: There is no better way to explore Ketchikan than in a 55 Chevy! Your tour guide, Lois, offers round trip serves from the pier on a Totems and Eagle tour for only $196 a person.
Your tour begins in Saxman Totem Village, an amazing totem park that features 29 totems carved by the Tlingit and Haida natives long before the United States purchased Alaska. Here Lois will provide you with extensive knowledge surrounding the Ketchikan people and indigenous plants in the area that were essential to their survival. What’s great about this tour with Lois is that it’s not as routine as other tours. She may just take you to some spots in the area that only the locals know about where tour buses never travel.
After Saxman Totem Village Lois will take you to see an eagle tree, where you may just catch a glimpse of an eaglet!
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