Volcanic St Paul Island, in the Bering Sea, is home to seafaring Aleut, a massive seal rookery and at least 310 bird species including rare Siberian visitors. Walk the streets of Dutch Harbour, Alaska’s most renowned fishing port and, aside from Pearl Harbour, the only place on American soil to be attacked by the Japanese during World War II.
Thrill to encounters with Kodiak brown bears fishing for salmon in Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge against a backdrop of dramatic, snow-covered mountains. Visit Hubbard Glacier, North America’s largest tidewater Glacier, to observe the power of one of the Pacific Northwest’s most famous calving glaciers.
Hike trails through spruce forests, and at Kake, meet Tlingit people keen to share their culture and traditions, and explain the significance of their unique totem poles. In Wrangell, the heart of the Inside Passage, admire ancient rock carvings at Petroglyph Beach and delight in a walk through Tongass Rainforest.
As Scenic Eclipse continues south along the coast of British Columbia, keep watch for pods of orcas, dolphins, and humpbacks as you reflect on the magical experience you’ve enjoyed and the memories you’ll carry back home.