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15 Short Adventures; 11 Thrilling Destinations

Wild Escapes explore the same exhilarating regions as our classic expeditions. They’re simply shorter—and, as a result, more convenient for travelers without the luxury of time to commit to an extended sojourn. 

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In just five days you can explore a pristine, species-rich U.S. national park, effortlessly traversing the ocean that separates it from California. Or on a weeklong voyage in Galápagos, see the iconic creatures that inspired Darwin, from blue-footed boobies to giant tortoises. Add two days and visit Machu Picchu, too. Go beyond the Blue Lagoon in Iceland to discover far more. Enjoy close-up encounters with gray whales and their calves in Baja’s Magdalena Bay. Or explore French Polynesia by ship instead of (or in addition to) an overwater bungalow stay. All in the company of our naturalists for in-depth insights.

(15) Wild Escapes Itineraries

Alaska

Wild Escapes

Wild Alaska Escape: Juneau to Ketchikan

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Length

6 days

  1. Jun
  2. Jul
  3. Aug

From

$4,660

Prices are per person

Special Offers (6)
Highlights

Alaska

Wild Escapes

Wild Alaska Escape: Juneau to Ketchikan

Length

6 days

  1. Jun
  2. Jul
  3. Aug

From

$4,660

Top Highlights

  • Leave the ship every day with active options for exploring Alaska's wildness up close
  • Venture by Zodiac into a fjord choked with blue ice from Leconte or Baird Glacier and walk along the shoreline among the ice sculptures stranded on the beach
  • Sail Behm Canal into Misty Fjords National Monument in search of humpbacks, killer whales and sea lions, then hike the moss-draped cedar and Sitka spruce forest of nearby islands
  • Visit a tribal house and a beach famous for native petroglyphs on remote Wrangell Island, or take a jet boat excursion up the Stikine River
  • Whale-watch daily from the bow, keeping eyes peeled for orcas on the hunt
  • Explore Ketchikan’s local port with its vast fleet and thriving commercial fishery

Special Offers

  • COMBINE AND SAVE
  • CELEBRATE LIFE'S MILESTONES
  • Free Airfare ON SELECT DATES
  • GET THE GROUP ON BOARD! SAVE 10%
  • EARLY BOOKING SAVINGS
  • 4TH GUEST TRAVELS FREE

Alaska

Wild Escapes

Wild Alaska Escape: Sitka to Juneau

Special Offers

Length

6 days

  1. Jun
  2. Jul
  3. Aug

From

$4,660

Prices are per person

Special Offers (6)
Highlights

Alaska

Wild Escapes

Wild Alaska Escape: Sitka to Juneau

Length

6 days

  1. Jun
  2. Jul
  3. Aug

From

$4,660

Top Highlights

  • Kayak or paddleboard along rugged coastlines of Chichagof Island which harbors one of the highest concentrations of brown bears in the world
  • Hike through temperate rainforest on Baranof island, listening for bald eagles calling out from the towering spruce and hemlock trees
  • Explore Haines, the “adventure capital of Alaska,” via raft, bicycle, or hiking boot, and opt to soar over Glacier Bay National Park on a flightseeing tour.
  • Cruise by Zodiac and kayak among abundant sea lions and search for whales in the Inian Islands
  • Meet eagles at the Raptor Rehabilitation Center
  • Seamlessly combine the experience with our southern Wild Alaska Escape itinerary and double the sights, sightings, and wildness on this most active of expeditions
  • Whale-watch daily from the bow of our small ship, and witness breaching humpbacks and orcas on the hunt.

Special Offers

  • COMBINE AND SAVE
  • CELEBRATE LIFE'S MILESTONES
  • Free Airfare ON SELECT DATES
  • GET THE GROUP ON BOARD! SAVE 10%
  • EARLY BOOKING SAVINGS
  • 4TH GUEST TRAVELS FREE

Baja California

Wild Escapes

Wild Baja Escape: The Whales of Magdalena Bay

Special Offers

Length

6 days

  1. Jan
  2. Feb
  3. Mar

From

$3,810

Prices are per person

Special Offers (4)
Highlights

Baja California

Wild Escapes

Wild Baja Escape: The Whales of Magdalena Bay

Length

6 days

  1. Jan
  2. Feb
  3. Mar

From

$3,810

Top Highlights

  • Live among gigantic gray whale mothers and their calves in the nursery waters of Bahía Magdalena. See them from the ship and local pangas, delighting in up-close encounters
  • Kayak and paddleboard stunning mangroves, or beachcomb along endless beaches
  • Explore diverse landscapes; fat-tire bike along desert island terrain
  • Scan the skies for bird species, from diving pelicans to magnificent frigatebirds

Special Offers

  • FAMILY SAVINGS
  • SOLO TRAVELER SAVINGS
  • GET THE GROUP ON BOARD! SAVE 10%
  • EARLY BOOKING SAVINGS

Belize & Guatemala

Wild Escapes

Wild Belize Escape: Wildlife, Reefs, and Rivers

Special Offers

Length

6 days

  1. Jan
  2. Feb

From

$3,990

Prices are per person

Special Offers (3)
Highlights

Belize & Guatemala

Wild Escapes

Wild Belize Escape: Wildlife, Reefs, and Rivers

Length

6 days

  1. Jan
  2. Feb

From

$3,990

Top Highlights

  • Paddle a kayak or stand-up paddleboard in turquoise lagoons and board Zodiacs to cruise wildlife-rich coastal rivers
  • Spot turtles, rays, and myriad species of colorful fish while snorkeling or diving the coral gardens of the Belize barrier reef
  • Join a naturalist for a hike in Mayflower Bocawina National Park and learn about the latest research on jaguars
  • Enjoy a festive drumming performance from the internationally acclaimed Garifuna Collective

Special Offers

  • SOLO OFFER
  • GET THE GROUP ON BOARD! SAVE 10%
  • 4TH GUEST TRAVELS FREE

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Our ship-based expeditions get you into the wildness beyond the highway, the airport, or even the local lodge or resort. We get you up-close to wildlife, for example, from grey whale mothers & calves in Baja, and the endemic Channel Islands fox, to calving glaciers in Alaska or Alaska. Our Wild Escapes are for people who don’t normally do group travel, but want to make the most of every single precious day ‘away.’

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