Wilderness Lodge & Bears Experience

This post-cruise excursion offers a full Alaskan wilderness experience, with three nights at Winterlake Lodge and a stop at Redoubt Bay Bear Sanctuary to spot brown bears up close. This is a perfect addition for outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers, as you’ll visit wildlife preserves, enjoy plenty of opportunities for hiking, and soaking in your surroundings. Floatplane flights offer unparalleled viewing of pristine landscapes.


  • Accommodations at floatplane-accessible only Winterlake Lodge and timeless Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage.
  • Checking out Alaskan critters at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.
  • Scenic Alyeska aerial tram ride gawking at more mountains than you can shake a stick at.
  • Getting the up and up on Native culture and history at the Alaskan Native Heritage Center with engaging storytellers, dancers, and artists.
  • Trip of a lifetime in remote and remarkable Finger Lake, including personalized wilderness adventures hand-crafted to suit your interests, fitness level, and preferences.
  • Meeting grizzlies with bear-guru guides in remote and rugged wildlife haven, Big River Lakes.

The Route

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