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Alaska Whale Watching Tips

Most people see whales only in movies or TV shows. When you visit the Tracy Arm inlet in Alaska you will get the opportunity to join the minority of humans who have witnessed these gentle giants in person. So awe-inspiring are these massive marine mammals that thousands of people have viewing them on their bucket…

When is the Best Time for a Visit to Alaska?

A vacation to Alaska is unlike a visit to any other state in the union. Here you can see a palette of brilliant colors that paint the night sky, unspoiled regions populated by grizzly bears and other wildlife and ice mountains that stoically stand watch over the Arctic Ocean. Because of all the sights there…

The Wildlife of Tracy Arm Alaska

Alaska has long been known for its pristine wilderness, unfragmented land masses, its sturdy people and most of all its thrilling wildlife. In fact, many of the people who travel to Tracy arm Alaska find things to do just by watching and photographing the many native species here. Our cruises will give you ample opportunities…

Alaska Cruise Tips for the Best Vacation Ever!

“North to Alaska go north the rush is on,” ~ Johnny Horton. More than a century ago people went to Alaska to find gold. Most never did find this highly coveted, yellow mineral. Today, many people go to Alaska to find one thing that is never in shortage here – adventure. So, if you are…

Snow Photography Tips

We are confident that you will want to preserve images and perhaps even video of the scenery on our unforgettable glacier and fjord cruise. It is that beautiful and unique. From the imposing ice mountains of the region, to large blue glaciers and ice cliffs to the wildlife that inhabit the area, it is quite…

Black Bear Facts

One of the many species of animals you are likely to encounter on one of our cruises – at a safe distance of course – is the black bear (Ursus americanus). He is one of the most widely distributed of three bear species in America and the facts about him are sometimes confused with the…

8 Fascinating Facts about Glaciers

If you’ve ever thought of glaciers as simple blocks of ice that have no relevance to our daily lives then you are probably like the vast majority of people around the world. However, the truth is that glaciers are more important than that. They are barometers that measure the health of our environment. Here are…