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Discovering the Beauty of Alaska on Adventure Cruises

Aug 17, 2007
It is hard to find great places to visit like beautiful Alaska. Of all fifty states in the US, Alaska is the largest in size, yet has fewer inhabitants that nearly any of the other states. Some people fear visiting this large state, yet other people are drawn to its mystery and excitement. If you are someone that is curious about the adventure that Alaska can bring, you will definitely want to think about going on one of the many adventure cruises to Alaska.

All the Wonders to be found on Adventure Cruises

There are so many things that you can do in Alaska, especially if you enjoy the outdoors. When looking at the different types of adventure cruises you'll see that some of them are centered around Alaska whale watching. This is such a huge interest among tourists due to the Alaskan waters having the largest concentration of humpback whales on earth. There are a number of other marine mammals that you'll come across too, such as seals, Steller sea lions, Dall porpoise, sea otters and Pacific white side dolphins.

If you aren't a big fan of whales and other sea animals, than you might prefer one of the wildlife viewing adventure cruises. On one of these cruises you'll see tons of the wildlife found around Alaska. Some of the animals they are best known for are the grizzly bear and black bear. Other animals that you are sure to come across on one of the adventure cruises are mountain goats, moose, wolves, mink and marten, bald eagles and many species of sea birds.

Many people think of fishing when they think about Alaska. This is because Alaska is famous for its fishing industry. The best fish you will come across are salmon and halibut. This type of fish is shipped out of Alaska to places all around the world. So if you love to fish, you have to go on one of the adventure cruises that include letting you fish over the boat. Most of these adventure cruises will have fresh fish on the menu and it might just be the best you've ever tasted.

If you really want to join in the action, you'll want to pick one of the adventure cruises to Alaska that will take you to some great scenic sights where you can enjoy sea kayaking or even extreme salmon fishing. If that doesn't get you excited, you could also go on one of the adventure cruises that lets you explore the glaciers. This includes some of the most enchanting sights you've ever seen.

One of the more expensive of the adventure cruises, yet one of the coolest is where you go on a private chartered yacht to explore the wonders of Alaska. The captains of these yachts are experts on the best sights of Alaska and instead of having a set schedule that you have to abide by, they will tailor the trip based on what you want to see and do.

Out of all the types of adventure cruises, you are sure to find one that appeals to your tastes. Even if you would prefer to sight see over engaging in adventurous activity, there are adventure cruises that will work for you. Look online for one of the adventure cruises that best fits your interests.
About the Author
Charlie Welf is a seasoned cruiser and loves to help others make the most of their cruise vacation. Get more tips from him at his site Hot Cruise Info
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