Admiralty Dream

9-Day Glacier Bay & Inside Passage small ship sailing

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SOUTHEAST ALASKA & GLACIER BAY

From Alaska’s wildlife and Native culture to opportunities to visit historic ports and hike and kayak in the wilderness, our exclusive overnight exploration aboard the Admiralty Dream is an excellent way to experience the gems of Southeast Alaska.

Ports of Call

Day 1 – JUNEAU (Overnight Aspen Suites Hotel, Juneau)
Day 2 – JUNEAU (Embark Admiralty Dream)
Day 3 – GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK
Day 4 – HAINES
Day 5 – EXPLORATION DAY
Day 6 – TRACY ARM FJORDS
Day 7 – WRANGELL
Day 8 – EASTERN BARANOF ISLAND
Day 9 – SITKA (Fly Home)

**Itineraries are guidelines and due to permitting and the nature of our explorations, changes may occur and the order of days may vary by departure.

Admiralty Dream Overnight Vessel 2024

All-Inclusive Sailing

This privately chartered inclusive weeklong voyage puts Alaska’s wildlife and glaciers front and center.

Juneau overnight + seven nights aboard the 49-passenger Admiralty Dream
View glaciers – Tracy Arm Fjord and Glacier Bay National Park
Stikine River jet boat adventure
Hiking, kayaking, and skiff exploration
Whale watching in Chatham Strait and Frederick Sound
Experience the port of Haines and the Tlingit community of Klukwan

Why choose a John Hall’s Alaska small vessel exploration?

By partnering with the best, John Hall’s Alaska has designed an exploration that provides the most comprehensive small vessel experience in Southeast Alaska. Guided by naturalists on daily shore activities, a John Hall’s Alaska expert tour representative also joins you.

Exclusive to John Hall’s Alaska guests, this unique experience cannot be found anywhere else. Pair this Southeast Alaska small vessel package with a John Hall’s Alaska land tour and your air from Anchorage is included.

Pair an Inside Passage experience with a land tour

If matching one of these Southeast Alaska experiences with a land tour we are happy to help you reserve extra hotel stays and exciting optional excursions to fill the time between your land tour and the start of your Inside Passage small ship sailing. For most land tours, the cruise will begin the following day and extra overnights/activities are not required.

Itinerary

Day 1JUNEAU

Welcome to Juneau – Alaska’s capital city. A John Hall’s Alaska representative greets you at the airport for your transfer to your accommodation for the evening. Rest well, you have an exciting week ahead! Enjoy dinner on your own this evening.

Overnight: Aspen Suites Hotel, Juneau

Day 2JUNEAU

Following a guest welcome breakfast, it’s time for guests to experience Juneau. Visit Mendenhall Glacier with time for the visitors center, a light hike and look for salmon. Next up enjoy Glacier Gardens before enjoying lunch and free time. This afternoon, arrive at the Admiralty Dream and experience the private dining experience of Orca Point Lodge.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3GLACIER BAY NATIONAL PARK

Arrive early at one of America’s crown jewel national parks and a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve – Glacier Bay! Deep in the park view tidewater glaciers, icebergs, and waterfalls. Keep watch high and low, for bears, whales, moose, eagles, and mountain goats.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4HAINES

Experience one of Southeast Alaska’s hidden gems and most scenic communities, Haines. Spend the morning visiting the Tlingit heritage of Haines visiting the Jilkaat Kwaan Heritage Center and village of Klukwan. Enjoy time traveling through one of the greatest densities of bald eagles in the world before a free afternoon to explore the town of Haines at your leisure.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5EXPLORATION DAY

First charted in 1794, the waters of the Alexander Archipelago are frequent playgrounds of humpbacks and orcas, and the area’s many nooks and coves make it good for you too – perhaps a chance to kayak, hike, or ride in the skiff. Have your camera at the ready, eyes on the horizon, and see what the day brings!

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6TRACY ARM FJORD

At Tracy Arm – the heart of the Tracy Arm-Fords Terror Wilderness and home to twin Sawyer Glaciers – cruise the length of this glacially-carved, jade-green fjord, tracing granite cliffs rising 4,000 feet above sea level. Surrounded by waterfalls, hop in the skiff for an up-close exploration of South Sawyer Glacier (conditions permitting). Keep watch for marine life, harbor seals, Arctic tern, and mountain goats.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7WRANGELL

Make your way to Wrangell, an area inhabited by the Tlingit people for thousands of years and the only town in Alaska to have been ruled by four nations – the Tlingit, Russia, England, and the United States. Explore the town’s colorful history at the Wrangell Museum. This afternoon, get set for adventure with a jet boat tour on the Stikine River, the fastest navigable free-flowing river in North America.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8EASTERN BARANOF ISLAND

Spend the morning cruising and whale watching before reaching the eastern shores of Baranof Island. Archaeological evidence has revealed people were living here 10,000 years ago although today, the wilderness rules. Join your naturalists on a guided shore walk, and possible skiff rides and kayaks for further exploration in one of the island’s pristine bays.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9SITKA

After breakfast, bid a final farewell to your crew before disembarking in Sitka. Visits to the Fortress of The Bear – an educational rescue center for orphaned bears, and the famous Alaska Raptor Center – a healing and rehabilitation center for injured avian patients, highlight the community’s unique relationship with nature. Guests with afternoon flights have access to the hospitality room in town until their scheduled departure home.

Breakfast

TOURS THAT PAIR WITH THIS ITINERARY

GRAND SLAM ALASKA

Match this itinerary with these Grand Slam Alaska departure dates:

July 11, 2024

View Grand Slam Alaska land itinerary and combo pricing.

NATIONAL PARKS OF ALASKA

Match this itinerary with this National Parks of Alaska departure date:

July 7, 2024

View National Parks of Alaska land itinerary and combo pricing.

Departures and Pricing

PER PERSON PRICING INCLUDES

ADMIRALTY DREAM: Accommodations; fully-guided service; small vessel transportation; airport transfers; daily shore activities; meals, baggage handling, Admiralty Dream crew, and other corresponding gratuities; port charges and taxes; and personalized John Hall’s Alaska signature windbreaker.
LAND TOUR + ADMIRALTY DREAM: When added to one of our interior Alaska land tours ending in Anchorage, the price also includes the flight from Anchorage to Juneau.

Please call for triple and quad pricing.

June 21, 2024
ADMIRALTY DREAM
9-Day Sailing Package

June 21 – June 29, 2024

A Cabin
Double: SOLD OUT
Single: SOLD OUT
AA Cabin
Double: SOLD OUT
Single: SOLD OUT
AAA Cabin
Double: SOLD OUT
Single: SOLD OUT
Deluxe Cabin
Double: SOLD OUT
Single: SOLD OUT
Owner’s Suite
Double: SOLD OUT
Single: SOLD OUT
July 19, 2024
ADMIRALTY DREAM
9-Day Sailing Package

July 19 – July 27, 2024

A Cabin
Double: $7,479
Single: $11,439
AA Cabin
Double: $7,959
Single: $11,899
AAA Cabin
Double: $8,559
Single: $12,499
Deluxe Cabin
Double: $9,279
Single: $13,239
Owner’s Suite
Double: $10,479
Single: $14,439
2024 ADMIRALTY DREAM SAVINGS

Booking Discount
Book by December 31, 2023 and SAVE:
SAVE $800 per person when you book a 2024 John Hall’s Alaska land tour + a Southeast Alaska experience.

Check Discount
SAVE $200 per person when you pay your tour balance by check or cash. $500 per person tour deposits may still be made by credit card. (Discounts vary for Platinum Inside Passage and Admiralty Dream guests.)

Onboard Dining: Every meal served on board the Admiralty Dream is a casual dining experience. During mealtimes, guests are seated in the main dining room with any choice of seats.

Large Parties: Please contact our office if you are traveling with a larger party who requires triple or quad pricing and/or multiple cabins.

How To Reserve This Tour

A deposit of $500.00 USD per person is required within ten days of booking your reservation. Deposits are fully refundable up until 90 days prior to departure.

Mastercard, Visa, Discover, American Express, and personal checks are acceptable forms of deposit payment. To confirm your space by credit card, please contact our office: 800.325.2270. Alaska Specialists are available for tour bookings 7:30am-5:30pm M-F and 8am-4pm on Saturday.

FULL TERMS & CONDITIONS

ARRANGING YOUR FLIGHTS

LAND TOUR + ADMIRALTY DREAM: This itinerary begins in Sitka, Alaska, and ends in Juneau, Alaska. Your flights may arrive in Sitka any time on Day 1, and may depart from Juneau after 12pm on Day 9.
ADMIRALTY DREAM SAILING: If adding Admiralty Dream to a John Hall’s Alaska land tour that ends in Anchorage, your flight from Anchorage to Sitka is included in your package price. Flights may depart Juneau after 12pm on the last day.