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Small Alaska Ship is the best small ship Alaska cruise!

You haven’t experienced Alaska, the San Juan Islands, or the Columbia River, until you’ve taken Fantasy Cruise’s Island Spirit Cruise. The Island Spirit, owned and operated by Captain Jeff and his wife, Catherine, stands ready to take you on the trip of your lifetime. When you call the office, you will speak directly with them or their personal assistant. If you have any questions, we can certainly answer them and we promise to do our very best to cater to each and every guest.

Because our cruises are run by the owner, we are not bound by a specific itinerary. If there are whales or other wildlife, the Captain will stop for you to enjoy the sights; If it’s a beautiful day, then kayaking may be added to the schedule as well. The Captain and crew of the Island Spirit aim to please and make your vacation one to remember forever. As far as our itineraries, they are the canvas for your cruise; however, they can never be replicated. Like an artist with each painting – the weather, wildlife, and opportunities make each cruise unique.

The Island Spirit runs in blue waters, but is totally “green.” Our small ship has a black and gray water treatment system aboard. We reduce our “carbon footprint” or pollution level by shutting our generators off at night. This is an extra added bonus! In the evenings, the Island Spirit runs on 8,000 pounds of batteries; This provides peaceful evenings for a great night’s sleep! Thanks to our exclusive battery system, the lighting, heating, and charging of your electronics are quietly managed at night – You don’t hear the noise of the generators. Instead, you can enjoy the sounds of nature as it should be: simply quiet. Waterfalls, whales, and nature are at their best when enjoyed on the Island Spirit, as NO other ship can offer you! Please note that the Fantasy Cruises is operating in the Tongass National Forest under special use permit from the USDA Forest Service.

Small Alaska Ship will give you the BEST Alaska small boat cruise.

Our Crew

Captain Jeff & Catherine

Fantasy Cruises has been based in Seattle since 1990.

Captain Jeff Behrens and wife Catherine are the owners of Fantasy Cruises and will be personally involved in your cruise from beginning to end.

Our Cruises

San Juan Islands

7 Day Cruise

Our San Juan Islands Cruise is a 7 day, 6 night cruise.

San Juan Islands Cruise runs from LaConner, Washington to Everett,Washington

Below is a small a list of what to expect with this cruise.

– Visit historic seaport town Coupeville
– Visit the San Juan Islands
– Visit Pike Place Market in Seattle
– Tour the Boeing Airplane Plant
– Walk the Afterglow Vista in Roche Harbor

Northbound Inside Passage

14 Day Cruise

Our Northbound Inside Passage Cruise is a 14 day, 13 night cruise.

Our Northbound Inside Passage Cruise runs from Seattle,Washington to Juneau, Alaska.

Below is a small a list of what to expect with this cruise.

– Transit through Seattle locks
– Visit Seattle’s San Juan Islands of Coupeville and Friday Harbor
– Transit Inside passage through Canada
– Enter Alaska through Misty Fjords, Punch Bowl Cove
– Visit Alaska towns of Wrangell, Ketchikan, Juneau
– Day in Fords Terror, Visit Dawes Glacier

Wilderness Cruise:

9 Day Cruise

Our Wilderness Cruise is a 9 day, 8 night cruise.

Our Wilderness Cruise runs from Juneau, Alaska to Juneau, Alaska.

Below is a small a list of what to expect with this cruise.

– Visit Alaska towns of Juneau, Petersburg or Kake, Tenekee Springs, Hoonah
– Spend a Day in Fords Terror and visit Dawes Glacier
– Have a few days to kayak and /or hike to an area lake

Discovery

9 Day Cruise

Our Discovery Cruise is a 9 day, 8-night cruise.

Our Discovery Cruise runs from either Petersburg to Sitka, AK.

Below is a small a list of what to expect with this cruise.

-Visit Alaska towns of Juneau, Petersburg, Tenekee Springs, Hoonah, and Sitka
– Spend a Day in Fords Terror and visit Dawes Glacier
– Have a few days to kayak and walking in some beautiful woods

Discovery

9 Day Cruise

Our Discovery Cruise is a 9 day, 8 night cruise.

Our Discovery Cruise runs from Sitka to Petersburg, AK.

Below is a small a list of what to expect with this cruise.

-Visit Alaska towns of Juneau, Petersburg, Tenekee Springs, Hoonah, and Sitka
– Spend a Day in Fords Terror and visit Dawes Glacier
– Have a few days to kayak and walking in some beautiful woods

Captains Choice from Sitka

9 Day Cruise

Captain’s Choice Cruise runs from Sitka to Juneau, AK.

Our Captain’s Choice Cruise is designed for those that have cruised Alaska before and those that want to see new places the big ships don’t and can’t go. Put your vacation in our experienced hands and let us give you the best we have to offer! As always, it’s a nine day vacation. Some things you shouldn’t rush and Alaska is one of those things. You might even plan to fly in a day or so before and enjoy the territory.

Below is a small a list of what to expect with this cruise. Each Captain’s Choice cruise is different pending wildlife opportunities and any special events, festivals or small community activities. We may change our routing mid-trip if we get information on Special Whale activity or Bears foraging?

Come with an open mind and let’s see what Alaska fills in on our blank canvas- I promise, You will be thrilled!

Elements of the Captain’s Choice Cruise Always include: Juneau and Sitka, AK, beginning or ending.

Other possible towns or communities may include, but is not limited to: Hoonah, Haines, Skagway, Tenekee Springs, Kake, Petersburg, AK

Special land events may include: Campfires and S’mores in the wilderness; Glacier walks or hikes; Small Grotto exploration and of course, Kayaking and Small boat rides with our Naturalist.

Captains Choice from Juneau

9 Day Cruise

Captain’s Choice Cruise runs from Juneau to Sitka, AK

Our Captain’s Choice Cruise is designed for those that have cruised Alaska before and those that want to see new places the big ships don’t and can’t go. Put your vacation in our experienced hands and let us give you the best we have to offer! As always, it’s a nine-day vacation. Some things you shouldn’t rush and Alaska is one of those things. You might even plan to fly in a day or so before and enjoy the territory.

Below is a small a list of what to expect with this cruise. Each Captain’s Choice cruise is different pending wildlife opportunities and any special events, festivals or small community activities. We may change our routing mid-trip if we get information on Special Whale activity or Bears foraging?

Come with an open mind and let’s see what Alaska fills in on our blank canvas- I promise, You will be thrilled!

Elements of the Captain’s Choice Cruise Always include Juneau and Sitka, AK, beginning or ending.

Other possible towns or communities may include, but is not limited to Hoonah, Haines, Skagway, Tenekee Springs, Kake, Petersburg, AK

Special land events may include: Campfires and S’mores in the wilderness; Glacier walks or hikes; Small Grotto exploration and of course, Kayaking and Small boat rides with our Naturalist.

Hinterlands

9 Day Cruise

Our Hinterlands Cruise is a 9 day, 8 night cruise.

Our Hinterlands Cruise runs from Petersburg, Alaska to Petersburg, Alaska.

Below is a small a list of what to expect with this cruise.

– Visit Alaska towns of:
Juneau, Kake, Tenekee Springs, and Hoonah

– Fantastic Cuisine prepared daily by our Chef

– Spend a Day in Fords Terror and visit Dawes Glacier

– Have a few days to kayak and /or take an enjoyable hike to the area lake

Southbound Inside Passage

14 Day Cruise

Our Southbound Inside Passage Cruise is a 14 day, 13 night cruise.

Our Southbound Inside Passage Cruise runs from Juneau, Alaska. to Seattle,Washington

Below is a small a list of what to expect with this cruise.

– Transit through Seattle locks
– Visit Seattle’s San Juan Islands of Coupeville and Friday Harbor
– Transit Inside passage through Canada
– Enter Alaska through Misty Fjords, Punch Bowl Cove
– Visit Alaska towns of Wrangell, Ketchikan, Juneau
– Day in Fords Terror, Visit Dawes Glacier

Columbia River Choice from Portland

9 Day Cruise

Columbia River Cruise runs from Portland to Spokane, WA

Join Fantasy Cruises on the MV “Island Spirit” Though the travels of the Lewis and Clark expedition of The Columbia River. Our cruise includes all meals, cocktail hour and with dinner, and tours.  Kayaks and boat shuttles will be available. All meals will be prepared by our Private Chef as well as a daily cocktail hour with appetizers. Tours included:

  • Columbia River Maritime Museum
  • Astoria Riverfront Trolley
  • Cape Disappointment Lighthouse and Interpretive Center
  • Bonneville Lock and Dam Tour
  • Columbia River Interpretive Center
  • Condon Museum
  • Wind Farm
  • Hood River Tour
  • Snake River Jet Boat Tour

Columbia River Choice from Spokane

9 Day Cruise

Columbia River Cruise runs from Spokane to Portland, OR

Join Fantasy Cruises on the MV “Island Spirit” Though the travels of the Lewis and Clark expedition of The Columbia River. Our cruise includes all meals, cocktail hour and with dinner, and tours.  Kayaks and boat shuttles will be available. All meals will be prepared by our Private Chef as well as a daily cocktail hour with appetizers. Tours included:

  • Columbia River Maritime Museum
  • Astoria Riverfront Trolley
  • Cape Disappointment Lighthouse and Interpretive Center
  • Bonneville Lock and Dam Tour
  • Columbia River Interpretive Center
  • Condon Museum
  • Wind Farm
  • Hood River Tour
  • Snake River Jet Boat Tour

PLEASE NOTE: Itinerary may change due to weather and/or to find wildlife. We are always looking to give you the very best experience. And being an owner/operator gives us the freedom to do this.

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