Find your small ship Alaska cruise for 2022 or 2023 here. Read on for our annual roundup of new small ship Alaska cruises—including the best small ship Alaska cruises in 2022 and 2023, plus what’s on sale.

Operators are underway with a season of unbridled adventure for small ship Alaska cruises in 2022 and 2023 following the pandemic-cautious Alaska 2021 small ship cruise season. There is strong demand for the domestic wilderness travel available with small ship cruises in Alaska 2022, and with the demand comes increased departures on offer. The small ship Alaska cruise 2022 season is the longest yet, spanning April to October.

Read this guide or skip straight to our below selection of 2023 and 2022 Alaska cruises, then grab your calendar and contact an Adventure Specialist to reserve your space aboard one of these small ship Alaska cruises in 2022 or beyond.

New Small Ship Alaska Cruises 2022

With increased demand for small ship Alaska cruises in 2022 comes more departures and more itineraries to choose from. Here’s our round-up of what’s new to consider for small Alaska cruises in 2022. Watch this space or sign up to receive updates as more new itineraries are released.

Get Wild & Woolly on The Best Small Ship Alaska Cruise 2022

New in 2022, the 8-day Wild & Woolly Alaska Cruise invites travelers to get active. Venture out on all-day kayak and bushwhack tours. Enjoy hiking, birding, stand-up paddleboarding, snorkeling and skiff tours. Each day is packed with options, from sun up to sun down.

This itinerary uniquely offers the chance to bike (on Chichagof Island), as well as exclusive permitted access to the “Outback” of Glacier Bay National Park—a guide favorite. Rounding out the experience is a shoreline campfire, as well as a visit with a local family that reveals how people live and work in the wilds of Alaska. A truly special experience among our many Alaska Inside Passage small ship cruises!

The 86-guest Wilderness Legacy hosts this new adventure, conveniently cruising round-trip from Juneau. Between activities, guests can enjoy her dance floor, saloon, yoga mats, workout equipment, dual hot tubs and ample deck space for spotting whales in Alaska and other wildlife.

Tandem kayakers in a red boat paddle calm water between large dark boulders on a misty day during the Wild & Wooly Alaska Cruise.

What is the best small ship Alaska cruise in 2022 for you? Every Alaska traveler has different goals and priorities. Maybe you want an Alaska cruise with kids? The smallest ship? A departure during the best time to visit Alaska? The best naturalist guides? Or a focused Glacier Bay National Park cruise? Let our experts help you find your ideal trip based on interests, budget and timeline.

Deals: Small Ship Alaska Cruises 2022 & 2023

Save on your small ship Alaska cruise for 2022 by using our Alaskan cruise deals. Enjoy special deals for groups and solo travelers, or receive complimentary airfare, while supplies last. Our Alaska specialists offer the most up-to-date incentives available and will keep you apprised of all opportunities to save on your 2022 Alaska small ship cruise. Due to our longstanding business relationships and volume-driven buying power, you will never pay more for your cruise.

As the season for a small ship Alaska cruise in 2023 grows closer, watch for 2023 deals here, which will increase in number following the end of small Alaska cruises in 2022. At AdventureSmith, we always recommend booking early to be rewarded (and avoid missing out).

Book Your 2023 or 2022 Alaska Cruise or Charter Before It’s Gone

Small ship cruises and especially private Alaska yacht charters are increasing in popularity as travelers seek smaller, more exclusive experiences aboard Alaska small cruise ships. For 2022 Alaska small ship cruises, availability is waning faster than usual due to re-accommodations of some 2020 and 2021 travelers, coupled with a growing desire to travel close to home. Get your small ship Alaska cruise in 2022 or 2023 confirmed by contacting an Adventure Specialist to be matched with the best small ship Alaska cruise in 2022 for your interests, timing and budget.

Want your experience to be private? Alaska 2022 charters have all been reserved, so charter contracts are now only available for 2023. Our smallest boats book up early, so whether you want an exclusive charter or semi-private experience aboard ships carrying 8-36 guests, contact us now to secure space for your small ship Alaska cruise in 2023.

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View All Alaska Small Ship Cruises in 2022 & 2023

Browse all 2023 & 2022 Alaska cruises aboard small ships listed below, then contact us for a free custom quote on an Alaska cruise in 2022 or 2023, or learn more about Alaska small ship cruises aboard ships with up to 102 guests.