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Alaska cruise season is here, and we want you to find the best excursions deals for your upcoming cruise! With Shore Excursions Group special offers, you can save over $100 per cabin vs. cruise line prices on the most popular excursions like Whale Watching and Helicopter Trips! It's easy! Click here to check out what's new this season in Alaska!

Enter your cruise itinerary, and the site will find the best excursion deals currently available for your cruise! You can choose from dozens of excursions in each port. We encourage you to check out the multi-port packages, where you can book the most popular excursions in 3 ports at a special price with even more savings!

Featured Destination: Skagway, Alaska

In Skagway, you can take a helicopter ride to a glacier dog sledding camp where you will share an adventure with 80 Alaskan huskies and hear unique personal accounts of the Iditarod! Skagway also offers many excursions into the Yukon territories including horseback riding and dog mushing adventures. Alternatively, enjoy an exciting raft trip down the Chilkat River through the famous Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, the world's largest concentration of Bald Eagles in North America. There are a variety of fishing, hiking, biking, kayaking, canoeing and zip lining excursions in most  Alaskan ports. Click here to see all of the excursions in Skagway and throughout Alaska!

ABOUT ALASKA:

Alaska is one of the most awe-inspiring places on earth.

The largest state in the United States, Alaska is home to 17 of the 20 highest peaks in North America, more than 100,000 glaciers, 3 million lakes, 6,640 miles of coastline, 33,904 miles of shoreline, and more than 70 potentially active volcanoes. From Alaska’s majestic beauty to its staggering array of wildlife, it is truly a unique destination.

Sailing on a cruise ship is just the beginning of any Alaskan Adventure. The absolute magnificence and splendor of Alaska can only be fully realized by experiencing an Alaska shore excursion. Whether it’s by air, land or sea, exploring the wonders of Alaska on a shore excursion will be a once in a lifetime experience.

At Shore Excursions Group, they offer an extensive selection of exceptional Alaska cruise excursions providing our customers with reasonably-priced opportunities to experience the best of Alaska. They’ve even made it easier for you to design your Alaska shore excursion itinerary by creating a selection of Multi-Port Packages that include three of their most popular excursions at a discounted price. They offer three different varieties of Alaska shore excursion packages--value, active and adventure—tailored to your personal travel style. Or feel free to create your own itinerary by choosing individual excursions for each port that you visit based on your specific interests and budget.

On one of their Juneau shore excursions, take a float trip on spectacular, glacier-studded Mendenhall Lake, passing by the world famous 2.5 mile-wide Mendenhall Glacier or experience a whale watching cruise and see a humpback whale up close. Other Juneau cruise excursions include a city tour or gold panning adventure where you can relive Juneau’s gold rush history by panning for gold and then enjoying a delicious salmon bake at Salmon Creek.

In Ketchikan the spectacular Misty Fjords Flight seeing Tour is a must-see experience that will provide a lifetime of memories. The Misty Fjords National Monument is a 2.3-million acre piece of pristine wilderness that must be viewed by floatplane; it is the only way to truly take in its majesty - soaring cliffs, saw-tooth ridges blanketed in trademark mists, sky-blue lakes, endless waterfalls, icy saltwater fjords and miles of glacier-carved gorges. As part of their Saxman Native Village and Ketchikan City tour visit the world's largest standing collection of totem poles and hear the legends and stories of how and why they were made.

In Skagway their Helicopter Dog Sledding Adventure shore excursion begins with a helicopter ride to a glacier dog sledding camp where you will share this adventure with 80 Alaskan huskies and hear unique personal accounts of the Iditarod, back country experiences and have an opportunity to ask questions. Feel the excitement as the team is hooked up, then you're off!

Also from Skagway they offer many excursions into the Yukon territories including horseback riding and dog mushing adventures. Or enjoy an exciting raft trip down the Chilkat River through the famous Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, the world's largest concentration of Bald Eagles in North America.

For more active customers they offer a variety of hiking, biking, kayaking, canoeing and zip lining excursions in most of our Alaskan ports.

For fishing enthusiasts they have many options including salmon fishing, Halibut fishing, skiff crabbing, skiff fishing, fly fishing, or spin fishing. Our fishing shore excursions are offered in Juneau, Ketchikan and Sitka.

With Shore Excursions Group special offers, you can save over $100 per cabin vs. cruise line prices! It's easy! Click here to check out what's new this season in Alaska!


  Alaska Shore Excursion Types:

Scenic Shore Excursions provide up close and personal access to some of the most spectacular natural environments on Earth.

Cultural Shore Excursions allow you to experience the customs, heritage, and local flavor of the destinations.

Active Shore Excursions offer a multitude of exciting and adventurous experiences.

Water/Beach Shore Excursions provide unique ways to enjoy the ocean, beach, and sea life.

Cuisine Shore Excursions allow you to sample the local culinary delights.

 

Alaska Shore Excursion Sizes:

Private Shore Excursions allow you to travel with your party alone and, in many cases, to fully customize your tour. For groups of 4 or more, we can usually arrange a private shore excursion for less than the cost of a large cruise line tour.

Small Group Shore Excursions generally range in size from 2-20 people, providing a more personalized experience than the large excursions offered by the cruise lines.

Standard Shore Excursions typically range from 20-50 people. These tours are similar in size to those of the cruise lines. While these shore excursions are larger in size, our focus on quality remains extremely high.

 

Shore Excursions Group  provides a wide variety of exciting, appealing, and enriching shore excursions at prices lower than those of the cruise lines...

How do They do it?
While other companies sell cruises and other forms of travel, Shore Excursions Group focuses exclusively on shore excursions. They utilize this expertise to select the highest quality shore excursions delivered by local experts in the most cost effective manner for our customers. Since they are not a large cruise line catering to thousands of customers per day, their shore excursions allow you to travel in much smaller groups offering a more personalized experience. In fact, for groups of 4 or more, they can usually arrange a private shore excursion for less than the cost of a large cruise line tour. They also offer a large number of unique cruise excursions that cannot be purchased from the cruise line. We encourage you to spend time on there site looking through the wide variety of shore excursions and to call them for personal advice. To help you navigate their web site, you can view shore excursions based on Excursion Size as well as Excursion Type.

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