NEW FOR 2015! For eight magical days onboard the magnificent yacht L’Austral, cruise through Alaska's Inside Passage surrounded by some of the most dramatic scenery on Earth – a perfect combination of natural and cultural history. Travel though the awe-inspiring ice-capped waters of the Tracy Arm fjord, take a gentle float trip along the Chilkat River through an eagle preserve, and view undersea harbor life with an underwater camera. You'll have an opportunity to view some of the region’s fascinating wildlife, including orcas, seals... and just possibly, the ever-elusive bears. Days are diverse, including a visit to a Gold Rush city... a visit to the ancient Chilkat Indian Village to explore local traditions... and a guided tour of the historic fishing city of Petersburg, where you'll attend a reception and dance performance at the historic Sons of Norway Hall, on the National Register of Historic Places. Cruise aboard the luxurious L’Austral, with all outside staterooms; a choice of dining spots; all-day complimentary beverages, including wine and spirits; and more. Space is certain to fill quickly – make your reservations early!