Geographic Harbor, Katmai National Park, Alaska

Playing the Wild Card in Alaska

Zegrahm Contributor|June 30, 2016|Blog Post

It is true that a small-ship adventure turns the enormity of Alaska into an intimate experience. Yet when comparing truly wild experiences in the Great Land, Zegrahm holds the ace. Our Wild Alaska expedition visits more remote and unusual islands than any other expedition company, offering guests the rare chance to photograph brown bears digging for clams in Geographic Harbor; watch the world's nearly entire population of nesting red-legged kittiwakes; visit a welcoming Siberian Yupik community; and wander through ancient remnants of a meta-sequoia forest. They can even see Russia from their house—or at least, their cozy onboard suite—while visiting the Chukchi Peninsula.

Here, a head-to-head matchup:

PORTS OF CALL
ZEGRAHM EXPEDITIONS
Expedition Company A
Expedition Company B
Expedition Company C
King Island
Home to thousands of auklets
Provideniya, Russia
Former Soviet military outpost with museum
St. Lawrence Island
Siberian Yupik cultural performace in village of Savoonga
Hall & St. Matthew Islands
An ornithologist's paradise
St. Paul Island, Pribilof Islands
700,000 fur seals; world's largest Aleut community
St. George Island
98% of the world's nesting red-legged kittiwakes
Dutch Harbor, Unalaska Island / Baby Islands
WWII relics; Alaska's oldest onion-domed Russian church; puffins galore
Otter Cove, Unimak Island / High Island
Only brown bear population in the Aleutians
Unga Island, Shumagin Islands
Ancient remnants of a meta-sequoia forest; whale watching
Semidi Islands
2.5 million birds call these islands home
Geographic Harbor, Katmai National Park & Reserve
Brown bears digging for clams
Kodiak, Kodiak Island
Russian fur trading town with blue-domed Holy Resurrection Church, Alutiiq Museum

For more information on our upcoming expedition, visit our Wild Alaska trip page.

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