On this four-day Tenakee Springs adventure, you’ll visit small Alaskan coastal communities, see ancient rainforest, and observe orcas and whales in Alaska’s Inside Passage. Nothing can match a custom Alaskan charter for freedom of travel. The Maggie Sea will provide you with unparalleled access to stunning locations, including the blue-green waters of quiet coves and bays, mist-covered mountains, and quaint fishing villages.
Plan to arrive in Juneau at least one day before your trip departure.
Our journey begins with a 9:00 am departure from Aurora Harbor. We’ll sail south through Gastineau Channel, and pass the cruise ships docked in Juneau. We 'll cruise around Douglas Island, and head north toward Mansfield Peninsula. Then we’ll continue around the point and turn south. We'll arrive at our evening anchorage in Funter Bay.
We’ll cruise to Pavlov Harbor for a hike along the beach. Then we’ll visit the small community of Tenakee Springs. We'll arrive in Warm Springs Bay in late afternoon. We’ll anchor at the dock or near the opening to a small estuary.
We sail north through Chatham Strait, and cruise between Admiralty Island and Chichagof Island. Whales and orcas are plentiful in this stretch of Chatham Strait. Next we head west into Icy Strait, and anchor in Excursion Inlet.
Our adventure ends today. We'll cruise back to Aurora Harbor, arriving by 1:00 pm. There's plenty to see in do in Juneau, especially in the historic downtown district.
Each multi-day charter includes:
We have priced our charters for two people. There are also variable costs for any custom charter. These costs depend on fuel surcharges, the number of guests, and meal preferences. An invoice for these supplemental expenses will be provided before your departure.
We require a 50% deposit for your charter at the time of booking. The unpaid balance is due 90 days before the trip departure date.
Please be sure to buy trip insurance when you book your charter. A good option is www.insuremytrip.com. Our trips are planned several months before departure. With the limited operating season in Alaska, we must strictly adhere to the following cancellation/refund policy:
We advise clients at their discretion to plan for a 15 to 20 percent gratuity—given to the captain and shared with the crew.
We'll cruise through Alaska's Inside Passage on these charters aboard the Maggie Sea, our 40' custom cabin cruiser. With unparalleled access to fjords, glaciers, ancient rainforests, whales, and wildlife, there is no better way to see Alaska.
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On our seven-day Admiralty Island photography charter, you'll photograph the amazing scenery and wildlife of Alaska's Inside Passage. The Maggie Sea offers the perfect platform to capture images of icebergs, glaciers, brown bears, eagles, orcas, and humpback whales.
This five-day photography charter will focus on capturing images of humpback whale behaviors, including breaching and spy-hopping, in spectacular Icy Strait. The Maggie Sea offers the perfect platform to photograph brown bears, eagles, orcas, and Alaska's breathtaking scenery.
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