LYNNWOOD, Wash. -- Next year will mark American Safari Cruises'
fifth season in Alaska.
The 2001 brochure is being mailed to agents, but here's a sneak
peek at the three itineraries.
All three cruises include stops at the Tracy Arm Wilderness Area
for excursions, flightseeing over the LeConte Glacier Wilderness
Area and a port call at Juneau.
The Safari Quest and the Safari Spirit both will offer the 10-night
The itinerary includes stops at Copeland Island Marine Park,
where guests can go kayaking; Alert Bay for a museum tour, and
Bishops Bay for a soak in the hot springs.
Sightseeing in Prince Rupert, Ketchikan and the fishing village
of Petersburg are other highlights.
The sailings depart April 25, May 2 and Sept. 8 and 15.
Prices start at $3,695 per person, double.
The seven-night Juneau-Prince Rupert voyage aboard the Safari
Spirit features sightseeing in either Juneau or Prince Rupert;
whale-watching in Frederick Sound, and stops at Misty Fjords
National Monument, Foggy Bay and Meyers Chuck, a village accessible
only by floatplane or boat.
Also on the itinerary are stops in Petersburg, Ketchikan and the
Brothers Islands for beachcombing and a nature hike.
There are 18 departures from May 15 to Sept. 1.
Prices start at $5,595 per person, double.
The line describes its seven-night Juneau-Sitka sailings as an
"exploration of the ABCs" with stops at the Admiralty, Baranof and
The cruise, aboard the Safari Quest, travels to Admiralty Island
National Monument, the village of Kake, Red Bluff Bay, Warm Springs
Bay, Chatham Channel and Sergius Narrows.
There are 18 departures from May 12 to Sept. 8, and prices start
The vessels can be chartered, with prices starting at $58,995
for up to 12 guests aboard the Safari Spirit and $91,995 for up to
21 guests aboard the Safari Quest.
The line is open for bookings Mondays through Fridays from 6
a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Standard Time.
American Safari Cruises pays 10% commission.