Alaska

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Luxury yacht charter in Alaska

Charter a luxury yacht in Alaska and go off the beaten track at the northernmost point of the US. The mountains are calling – this is as wild and rugged as it gets.

With dramatic landscapes around every corner, a luxury yacht charter in the Alaskan wilderness is an unforgettable experience. A vast and incredibly diverse state, Alaska offers mountains, lakes, volcanoes, miles of open tundra plus the world’s largest temperate rainforest.

Get a breath of fresh air while exploring Alaska’s spectacular scenery, much of which is still completely unexplored. Catch a glimpse of wildlife including bald eagles, whales, wolves, moose and Alaska’s most famous resident, the brown bear.

Boasting 34,000 miles of coastline and over 3 million lakes, the Great Land is the ultimate destination for thrill-seekers. Paddle your way through the fjords and experience the splendour of Alaska’s majestic blue icebergs first-hand. Snorkel in shallow tide pools or take a rollercoaster ride through the rapids on the white-water adventure of a lifetime. Navigate calm, protected bays and watch whales and dolphins breach the icy-blue water around you, this is not your average yacht charter.

Take the path less travelled to the gateway of the Arctic, and feel the call of the wild when you charter a superyacht in this breathtakingly beautiful region.

Highlights

  • Diverse, dramatic landscape
  • Rare wildlife encounters
  • Abundant adventurous activities

Key facts

  • Alaska has the world’s largest temperate rainforest
  • The Iditarod dog sled race is Alaska's largest sporting event
  • According to estimates, there is one bear to every 21 people

Alaska itinerary

Start at Juneau

Start at Juneau

Begin your superyacht charter in Alaska with a short transfer by seaplane to Bartlett Cove Glacier Bay National Park. Follow a nature trail that includes kayaking to see stunning local scenery and get familiarised with the area. Get picked up by the tender and head to inspect crab traps, or do some fishing. Enjoy dinner onboard whilst the yacht cruises deeper into Glacier Bay.

Glacier Bay National Park yacht charter Alaska
Glacier Bay National Park yacht charter Alaska

Glacier Bay National Park

Glacier Bay National Park

Spend the day taking in the stunning sights within the Glacier Bay National Park. Highlights include kayaking in front of the three most famous glaciers: Lamplugh Glacier, Margerie Glacier and John Hopkins Glacier. Marvel at the jaw-dropping scale of the glaciers from the cold turquoise waters and take in the breathtaking surrounding scenery.

Lamplugh glacier in the Glacier Bay National Park yacht charter Alaska
Lamplugh glacier in the Glacier Bay National Park yacht charter Alaska

Baranof Island

Baranof Island

Wake early for a 7 am kayaking adventure, before heading up to the scenic Spring Bay Falls for a dip in the famous hot springs. Return to the yacht mid-morning and set sail to Hidden Falls Hatchery to check out the salmon. Following lunch on your charter yacht, sail to Whitewater Bay to enjoy a relaxing afternoon of fishing, crabbing and kayaking

yacht charter Alaska Baranof Island, Alaska
yacht charter Alaska Baranof Island, Alaska

Payne Islands

Payne Islands

Venture by seaplane from Takatz Islands to Sitka for a tour of the town originally settled by the Tlingit people. This is where the Russian flag was lowered and the United States flag raised after Alaska was purchased by the United States in 1867. Following lunch, you’ll have the opportunity to see the amazing Alaska Raptor Centre and see bald eagles up close. The tour ends in the town, where you can look around and shop before flying back to the yacht via seaplane. Before dinner, try Combat Halibut Fishing whilst sailing to Petersburg.

yacht charter Alaska Petersburg, Alaska
yacht charter Alaska Petersburg, Alaska

Gambier Bay

Gambier Bay

Spend the morning looking for magnificent whales. At lunchtime, anchor at West Brother and enjoy a buffet lunch on your charter superyacht before an afternoon kayaking to see majestic sea lions in the natural habitat. In the evening, dine on the yacht whilst you sail to your next destination, Spring Bay.

yacht charter Alaska whale alaska
yacht charter Alaska whale alaska

Payne Island

Payne Island

Start the day with an exciting jetski safari tour of Le Conte Bay, famous for its icebergs and eagles, and enjoy the wild scenery before sailing an hour to Petersburg on Mitkof Island. Once berthed, take a guided walk through stunning forest trails and work up an appetite for lunch aboard the yacht. Spend a relaxing afternoon exploring Petersburg, a town famous for fishing with the option to visit the fish packing plant.

yacht charter Alaska le conte bay, alaska, with eagle
yacht charter Alaska le conte bay, alaska, with eagle

Wrangell

Wrangell

Take a half-mile walk from the shore for an early morning visit to the Anan Bear & Wildlife Observatory. You’ll be able to watch bears catching fish from the river and take a trail up to view Anan Lake. Next, sail to Yes Bay. You’ll cruise through Ernest Sound with the chance to spot Orcas and Humpback whales. Enjoy lunch on board, take in the captivating scenery and relax whilst keeping an eye out for wildlife as the yacht runs close to the shoreline. On arrival at Yes Bay Lodge, tuck into a traditional Alaskan dinner before going on a night hike through the wilderness in Yes Bay. Stretch your legs and explore the Tongass National Forest, the largest temperate rainforest on earth, before a well-deserved rest.

yacht charter Alaska bear catching fish, alaska
yacht charter Alaska bear catching fish, alaska

Yes Bay

Yes Bay

Enjoy a day of relaxation and freshwater fishing with the opportunity to join a fishing guide for trout. Enjoy lunch and a dinner of freshwater fish onboard. Overnight, sail 64 nautical miles and wake up to breakfast whilst cruising through Walker Cove in the Misty Fjords National Monument on the way to anchor at Rudyerd Bay.

yacht charter Alaska Misty Fjords National Monument, alaska
yacht charter Alaska Misty Fjords National Monument, alaska
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