When people imagine taking a cruise to Alaska, they usually think of the large cruise ships filled with hundreds of other vacationers. Few realize that the best Alaskan cruise experiences most often come aboard private yachts which can be chartered by small groups of family and friends. Seasoned captains like the Alaskan Story’s Geoff Wilson have been providing these personalized, and truly once-in-a-lifetime, vacation experiences to lucky travelers for decades.
The Alaskan Story, remodeled in 2003 and 2004 to cater more to its passengers, is all about providing a vacation experience that those on board will never forget. During a week spent on this amazing yacht travelers can view and photograph a wide variety of incredible wildlife. From bald eagles, to whales, to bears and wolves; cruising on a smaller vessels allows you to experience things most will only read about in National Geographic. Passengers on the Alaskan Story also regularly visit hot springs, get up close and personal with breathtaking glaciers, and even have the opportunity to catch their dinner (which is expertly prepared by the ship’s chef).
What makes a week on the Alaskan Story the best Alaskan cruise ever? Well, that is simple enough to answer. Geoff and Debbie Wilson are what make The Alaskan Story the best cruise in Alaska. They have been doing charters in Alaska for over 20 years. This is what they do.
Geoff and Debbie Wilson provide an amazing tour of Alaska and they must do it well. In 2010 and 2011, half of the charters booked were by former cruise clients. Yes, half were former clients. Another eight charters that were booked during the same two-year period were referrals by former clients.
The Alaskan Story is a chartered yacht that can go where other cruise ships in the lower parts of Alaska cannot due to licensing requirements that they do not have. The Alaskan Story has the licensing requirements and can take you places that most Alaska cruise goers will never get a chance to see.
Reservations for charter dates for both 2013 and 2014 are filling up fast. Schedule your Alaskan cruise today with The Alaskan Story. We look forward to providing you the best Alaskan cruise ever.