Rugged Alaska: Splendor by Sea

Orcas and glaciers and brown bears, oh my! The Alaska Peninsula and Aleutian Islands set the stage for unforgettable experiences by expedition cruise.

From its snowy peaks and epic glaciers to whale tails and lumbering brown bears, southwestern Alaska leaves little to the imagination. Travelers can watch this show-stopping spectacle unfold naturally while exploring its rugged splendor on National Geographic’s Across the Bering Sea: From Katmai to Kamchatka expedition cruise. The National Geographic Orion provides an inviting home base for venturing into the wilds of the Alaska Peninsula—with expansive decks for looking out on wildlife, kayaks and Zodiac for getting close to the action, and National Geographic Experts that provide insights along the way. As these moments captured by National Geographic Expert J.J. Kelley attest, travel dreams meet reality in this incredible part of the planet.