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Maple Leaf Adventures

Wild Canada and Alaska Expedition Cruises by Boutique Ship

About Maple Leaf Adventures

Experience the landscapes, wildlife and culture of Alaska and British Columbia, Canada, on a boutique expedition cruise by classic ship.

Explore islands, fjords, ancient rainforests. Maple Leaf's A-list naturalists and local guides lead you to special bear, whale & seabird viewing & First Nations sites. Frequent shore trips, optional kayaking, gourmet cuisine, well-connected crew & comfortable accommodations.

Trips are suitable for independent travelers, groups of 8-24 people, or family charters.  Maple Leaf, a 92-foot schooner, Maple Leaf, and Swell, a 88-foot tugboat, are restored classic ships. The newest addition to the fleet, Cascadia, is a 138-foot steel-hulled catamaran built for expeditions.

Destinations: Alaska, Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte Islands), Great Bear Rainforest (Inside Passage), Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands National Park / Salish Sea.

Operated by a leader in sustainable tourism, these trips are for people who enjoy the personalized and authentic experiences of the path less travelled.

One of National Geographic Traveler's "50 Tours of a Lifetime". Rated "Trip of a Lifetime" by Frommers (2000-present) & a "Best Adventure Travel Company on Earth" by National Geographic Adventure. Certified gold level of sustainability by Green Tourism Canada. Visit us for information.

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Our Activities

  • Accommodations
  • Archaeological
  • Bird watching
  • Culinary
  • Cultural
  • Culture-focused
  • Eco-focused
  • Educational
  • Expedition Cruising
  • Family
  • Geotourism
  • Historical
  • Nature
  • Photography
  • Rainforest
  • Sailing & Cruise
  • Scientific Expeditions
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife

Our Destinations

  • Alaska
  • British Columbia
  • Canada
  • North America
  • United States
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