Start your charter in the salmon capital of the world and home to the world’s largest collection of Totem Poles.
Stop for a chat with the salty locals in the general store in this tiny fishing community.
Fish for halibut, set a crab trap or hike a beautiful trail to a bear observation area to view waterfalls in a rocky gorge, eagles, and numerous black and grizzly bears feeding on spawning salmon.
Rich in Nordic tradition, Petersberg is nestled in the heart of a national forest at the end of the picturesque Wrangell Narrows. You will enjoy a warm Alaskan welcome in this bustling and friendly fishing town.
Petersburg to Pleasant Bay
Allow at least two days to explore scenic Frederick Sound and Stephans Passage. Find a spot to catch a halibut for dinner, enjoy the antics of cavorting whales and anchor near the ghost town of Fanshaw. The serene beauty of this area will captivate you for another day before anchoring in Pleasant Bay.
Pleasant Bay to Tracy Arm
Entering Holkam Bay you will see the most dramatic scenery of your trip. Tracy Arm is one of the most beautiful fjord cruising experiences in the world. Sheer rock walls, countless waterfalls and giant blue icebergs will dazzle you as you cruise the 25 miles to twin Sawyer Glaciers. Your crew will take you by skiff through a sea of icebergs and seals. Walk Magnetic Island and then capture a chunk of 10,000-year-old ice for cocktails when you return to the warmth of your yacht.
End your charter in the State Capitol of Juneau… A city rich in gold rush history, nature and native culture.
If you like this type of cruising a must will be to also cruise Nova Scotia and the Bay of Fundy on North America’s East Coast, similar in nature but still very different.