Wildlife and Wilderness Adventures Await on a Disney Cruise to Alaska

Wildlife and Wilderness Adventures Await on a Disney Cruise to Alaska

Alaska may be the first destination that many people think of when they think of wildlife. Wildlife and wilderness adventures await on a Disney cruise to Alaska!

There are so many opportunities to explore all of the wildlife and wilderness adventures aboard a Disney cruise to Alaska. Whether you prefer land adventures or looking for ocean wildlife, there is an abundance of tours and port adventures for every wildlife enthusiast!

Whether you want to go hiking through the forests, go horseback riding, or explore and watch for all the wildlife, there are many tours available on a Disney Cruise. With several different itineraries available and different ports of call to explore, here are just a few examples of the adventures that await.

In Skagway, you can head out on a catamaran down a glacial fjord with views of breathtaking waterfalls and up-close views of ocean wildlife. Then, board an expedition bus to the “Valley of the Eagles” where you may encounter bears, eagles, salmon and more.

Also found in Skagway, guests can head to Dyea to a ranch and enjoy a nearly 2-hour horseback riding experience with a beautiful view of the ocean as your backdrop! Your guide will take pictures and tell you about the history of the area as you explore all of the beauty around you.

Wildlife and Wilderness Adventures Await on a Disney Cruise to Alaska

In Ketchikan, guests can explore the salmon capital of the world. Guests can choose to set sail on the Aleutian Ballad and live the life of a Bering Sea fisherman as they learn about the history of the boat and the wildlife in the area. Then watch, and maybe even help, as the crew reels in the catch of the day! Other adventures include a seasonal Black Bear and Wildlife Exploration tour or an Aerial Zip and Rappel Adventure, giving you a bird’s eye view of the beautiful Alaskan forest.

In Juneau, there are many options to explore dog sledding. For an adventure unique to Alaska, you can opt to take a helicopter ride and head to a dog sledding camp or visit a Dog Sled Summer Camp.

At every port, there are options to set sail and explore all the ocean life around you as well. Whether you want to go watch for whales, kayak or canoe on one of the beautiful lakes or even go fishing for your dinner on a salmon boat, there is bound to be an unforgettable adventure on the water as well. With tours that take you out to watch for whales through the glaciers to the sea otter and wildlife quest, there is a wildlife adventure for everyone!

In addition, don’t forget about the option of adding on a one-of-a-kind experience with an Adventures by Disney escape to your vacation. This is available with select sailings to Alaska and allows guests to experience the destination in a whole new way! With so many wilderness and wildlife adventures waiting in Alaska, what would you choose? What adventures are on your bucket list?


Are you looking for your next adventure? Let’s get started planning your next vacation! As an agent with Key to the World Travel, the official travel partner of Chip and Company, I can help you plan your trip to any Disney Destination and beyond! Contact me today at k.greer@keytotheworldtravel.com or fill out the quote request form below. Follow me on Facebook and Instagram too for all the latest news and planning tips.


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