American Cruise Lines offer free Alaska shore excursions

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ACL AmericanSpirit Small ship cruise line American Cruise Lines announced today that they are offering complimentary shore excursions on Alaska sailings starting Summer 2012. The seven-night Alaska inside passage tour will sail round-trip from Juneau, sailing to Glacier Bay and Tracy Arm Fjord, and will visit Sitka, Hoonah and Petersburg.

Examples of the complimentary shore excursions include:

  • Glacier Bay National Park: American Cruise Lines brings passengers deep into the heart of this pristine environment on an exclusive tour for an experience unlike any other. Passengers will come face-to-face with impressive glaciers, view snow-capped mountains towering above, and see wildlife all around the ship. A National Park Service Ranger and a Native Cultural Interpreter will join passengers aboard to provide narration and unique insight throughout the exploration, as well as help identify the area’s abundant wildlife.
  • Stikine River Jet Boat Tour (Petersburg): A jet boat tour on the fastest navigable, free-flowing river in North America takes passengers through this area’s extraordinary habitat where a variety of wildlife can be spotted, including moose, deer, bald eagles, and brown and black bears.
  • Tribal Dance and Cultural Legends Excursion (Hoonah): Passengers will gather at the Heritage Center Native Theater for the Tribal Dance and Cultural Legends performance, showcasing the rich heritage of a people shaped by the wild lands and inland seas of southeast Alaska.
  • Mendenhall Glacier and Juneau Tour (Juneau): A guided tour through historic downtown Juneau, plus a visit to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor’s Center where passengers can discover the mystery behind the impressive half mile-wide glacier and view it from an unobstructed vantage point.

Seven-night roundtrip cruises from Juneau and 11-night one-way cruises between Juneau and Seattle are being offered aboard the 100-passenger American Spirit.

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