Welcome Aboard

Join us aboard the 87ft classic yacht ‘MV Discovery’ for an intimate and unforgettable small boat cruise of Alaska’s Inside Passage.


Bring your camera and travel where the big cruise ships cannot go!

Walk in a magical rainforest,
Thrill at a close encounter with the graceful
Humpback Whale,
Watch Brown Bear feed on spawning Salmon,
See glaciers calve and Bald Eagle soar,
Fish for Salmon and Halibut,
Kayak in a secluded cove

……. and return home with a better understanding of the world we share.

Experience the beauty of Southeast Alaska on a small boat cruise

Join a Cruise or invite family and friends and Charter the Yacht ‘MV Discovery’ for your Alaskan adventure of a lifetime!

Venture off the beaten track ……

In 1981 we were one of the very first to operate small ship cruises in Southeast Alaska. More than 30 years later we continue to share our love of this wild land and her abundant wildlife with guests from around the world.

Our days are spent cruising and sightseeing, whale watching (& other marine life), fishing, beach combing and bear viewing. In the late afternoon we typically anchor in a secluded cove where there is often time for guests to kayak, help drop crab pots, explore by skiff or just relax on board and soak in the scenery. As the colors begin to fade a delicious 3 course meal is served in the Dining Salon with lively conversation and tall tales told of Alaska, past and present, by your Captain.

Southeast Alaska – 3 Routes
7 Days (8 Nights)

This series of adventure cruises combines spectacular whale watching and wildlife viewing with some of Alaska’s most magnificent scenery. Designed for people who would really like to experience Alaska “up close and personal”.

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Small Alaska cruise ships (6-12 guests) v’s Mid-size cruise ships (20-80 guests)

Do more, see more! Alaska is nature at its very finest. Pristine, remote … you can breathe in the silence, you can walk quietly through the forest and watch a Brown Bear catching salmon. At least in a small group you can!

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Cruise from Seattle to Alaska
12 Days (11 Nights)

The scenery is ever changing as we navigate a myriad of tidal passages from Seattle and the San Juan Islands, inside Vancouver Island through northern British Columbia’s remote Fjordland region to Ketchikan, Alaska.

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Guided bear viewing tours in small groups

The best cruises for Bear Viewing in Alaska! We have been observing Brown Bear in the Alaskan wilderness for more than 30 years.
Discovery’s shore access permits include entry to both Pack Creek Bear Observatory and Anan Creek Bear Observatory.

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Why Choose Us?

We have a deep love for Alaska and that passion shows! Our cruises have evolved into a wonderful balance of exploration, activity and relaxation.
Great food, a comfortable yacht and no set schedule means we can make the most of those magical wildlife encounters along the way.

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With features many charter boats don’t have!

A spacious interior layout – there are no nooks an crannys on this boat.
Wide, covered side decks allow easy access all around the boat! You can follow a whale as it moves along side the yacht and photograph wildlife and scenery even when it rains.

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Logo - Fish & GameLogo - Forest ServiceAll Aboard Yacht Charters operates small ship cruises and private yacht charters in Southeast Alaska under special use permits issued by
the US Forest Service and the Tongass National Forest.

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