denali explorer


7 Day Land Only from $5159 or 13 Day Land and Cruise


Choose to go 95 miles or 62 deep into Denali National Park  

Glacier and wildlife cruise through Kenai Fjords National Park 

Exclusive Iditarod dog kennel interactive presentation.



1 Night - The Lakefront, Anchorage

2 Nights - RiverView at the Bluffs, Denali 

1 Night - Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge, Talkeetna

1 Night - Gateway Hotel, Seward


Anchorage + City Tour
Iditarod Dog Kennel Presentation
Denali National Park + Denali Visitor's Center
Kantishna Wildlife Tour or Tundra Wilderness Tour 
"Big Five" Wildlife
Alaska Railroad - Goldstar First Class
Talkeetna Roadhouse
Kenai Peninsula
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
Kenai Fjords Wildlife & Glacier Tour

Breakfast, lunch and dinner every day on land. 

Included Meals: 14 Meals on Land

Active Rating: All Ability Levels

Suitable for all mobility levels.

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Alaska's Big five wildlife - moose, caribou, dall sheep, bear and wolf.​

Chance to view whales, sea otters, eagles, puffins and seals. and more!​

Denali Explorer daily itinerary 

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Land Only - Per Person Pricing Includes

All attractions & corresponding gratuities, accommodations, fully guided service, meals & corresponding gratuities, luxury land & rail transportation, airport transfers, sales tax, baggage handling & corresponding gratuities, & blue windbreaker jacket.​ Single and double occupancy pricing shown. Please call for triple and quad pricing.

Land and Cruise - Per Person Pricing Includes

All attractions & corresponding gratuities, accommodations, fully guided service (land guide and cruise concierge), meals & corresponding gratuities, luxury land, rail & cruise transportation, airport transfers (value approx $75), port charges (value approx $250), baggage handling and corresponding gratuities, cruise hotel charges (value approx $150), blue windbreaker jacket, and sales tax on package price. Single and double occupancy pricing shown.. Please call for triple and quad pricing.

register your youth as a junior explorer
available on our july 18, 2021 departure.  

Current Booking Discounts

How To Reserve This Tour

Deposit requirements are $500 per person and fully refundable along with any other monies paid up until 90 days prior to your departure date. You may call (800) 325-2270 to book. Alaska Specialists are available for tour bookings 7:30am-5:30pm M-F and 8am-4pm on Saturday. 

Booking Discount: SAVE $250 per person on this land only package or SAVE $500 per person on this land and cruise combination package. 

Check Discount: SAVE $200 per person when you pay your tour balance by check or cash versus credit card! $500 per person deposits may still be made by credit card.

Group Discount: 
SAVE $50 per person when 2-3 cabins booked; SAVE $100 per person when 4-7 cabins booked. SAVE $150 per person when 8-11 cabins booked; SAVE $200 per person when 12+ cabins booked! Group discount applies to first 2 individuals in each room only. 

Arranging Your Flights 

departures and pricing

Land Only Flights: This tour begins and ends in Anchorage, Alaska. Flights may arrive anytime on Day 1 or before. Flights may depart at any time on Day 7.

Land and Cruise Arrival Flights: This tour begins in Anchorage, Alaska. Flights may arrive anytime on Day 1 or before.

Land and Cruise Departure Flights: 
If your cruise concludes in Vancouver, you may return home on flights from Vancouver after 12pm or Seattle after 4pm. If your cruise concludes in Juneau, you may return home on flights departing at 7am or later. Unless extending your trip, your fly home day is the date listed as the last day of your tour package. 

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Add An Inside Passage Cruise 

The Denali Explorer matches up with several of our cruise partners, giving you a great selection of Inside Passage cruises to complement your in-depth land tour.  Please click on your preferred cruise line to find detailed cruise itineraries and sailings
that pair with our Denali Explorer land tour.  View pricing for each land and cruise package by clicking on the above land tour departure dates.

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Register youth (ages 5-15) on our July 18th, 2021 departure as a Junior Explorer and receive a Junior Explorer’s backpack filled with interactive items to help them make the most of their Alaska expedition!  On many afternoons or evenings, Junior Explorers will take part in educational, interactive activities designed to be age appropriate and appeal to their interests, while under the close supervision of our Expedition Leaders. Parents and grandparents are then free to enjoy dinner and a quiet evening to themselves!

denali junior explorer

Alaska survival guides teach fire skills, Alaska lore, survival ethics, and safety. Finish with s’mores over a campfire.

Discover the diverse habitats of Denali National Park and Preserve with a sensory scavenger hunt. Learn how to ID plants during a nature walk. Hear stories of what life is like in Interior Alaska during the eight long months of winter.

Be sworn in and badged as a Denali National Park "Junior Ranger" at the Mile 66 of the Denali Park road. Complete the Junior Ranger handbook, recite the pledge, and make it official!

SEWARD  "Close Encounters" 
Go behind the scenes at the Alaska SeaLife Center where youth will enjoy animal interaction and observance while gaining a better understanding of Alaska’s marine ecosystems.

junior explorer activities associated with the denali explorer are:

Denali Park Ranger
Platinum Catamaran cruise

Private Day Trips

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