Alaska: Denali to Prince William Sound

  • An immersive expedition from Alaska’s wild interior to the coast
  • Explore Denali National Park, Prince William Sound, and historic villages

National Geographic Experts


A National Geographic expert will accompany each departure to share insights and a rare behind-the-scenes perspective. Listed below are some of the experts and the departure date(s) they will be joining.

Carl Tobin

Carl Tobin is an Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Outdoor Studies at Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage. He has studied human-caused damage in a riparian zone in Colorado, written a book on the climbing history of a section of the Alaska Range, and mentored students in a variety of Alaska's environmental issues. Carl loves Alaska and enjoys exploring the state through alpine-style climbing, extended wilderness bike rides, and mountain biking.

Departure Dates
  • Jun 11 - 18, 2016
  • Jun 21 - 28, 2016
  • Jul 23 - 30, 2016

Jason Matthews
Educator, Naturalist

Jason is an environmental educator, wildlife photographer, and videographer who has been leading expeditions from the Equator to the Arctic Circle for more than 20 years. He is a certified Master Naturalist specializing in wolf and bear ecology. Called an "encyclopedia" by the New York Times, Jason's work has appeared on the National Geographic Channel and Nat Geo WILD. He was recently part of a National Geographic grant team documenting brown bears and polar bears in the Alaskan arctic. Jason divides his time between Alaska and Montana, where he lives near Yellowstone National Park with his family and 70 sled dogs. Jason loves to share his passion for wild places!

Departure Dates
  • Aug 23 - 30, 2016
  • Sep 02 - 09, 2016