Meet Real Alaskans

From Inside Passage kayakers to totem pole carvers and Iditarod champions, meet more Real Alaskans onboard Princess Alaska sailings.

Libbie Riddles

Sled-dog Legend Libby Riddles*

Meet renowned dog musher Libby Riddles, the first woman to win the grueling 1,100-mile Iditarod sled dog race. She comes aboard in Juneau to share tales of her historic triumph, answer questions and even sign autographs. You won’t want to miss this special Princess exclusive.

Steve Hites

Storyteller Steve Hites**

In Skagway, Alaskan storyteller and musician Steve Hites comes on board to perform his “North to Alaska” show. This tribute to the Klondike days brings the region’s folklore, history and poetry of the era to life with plenty of rollicking humor.

Tales from the Wild

Tales from the Wild** - with Nick Jans

New York Times best-selling author and renowned storyteller Nick Jans comes aboard to tell his compelling, emotional story of Romeo, the wolf, and the effect he had on the people of Juneau, as told in his book, A Wolf Called Romeo.

Susan Conrad posing in her kayaking gear, leaning agains an old pickup truck being swallowed by the forest.

New!Susan Conrad, Author & Adventurer**

Discover how one woman traversed the Inside Passage with just a sea kayak and a dream! Susan Conrad regales guests with her physical and emotional journey kayaking the 1,200 mile seascape known as the Inside Passage.

New!Brendan Jones, Author**

Raised in Philadelphia, he took the Greyhound west at the age of 19, ending up in Sitka, Alaska. Author of the novel The Alaskan Laundry and a recipient of a grant from the Elizabeth George Foundation, Jones is currently a Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.

Kenneth White, Alaskan Artist**

Kenneth White is a Northwest Coast artist who is Teikweidí, Sanyaa Kwáan of Tlingit descent. Kenneth will be sailing onboard Grand Princess and telling stories of his heritage while he shows us a totem carving exhibition.

*All Alaska sailings will feature Puppies in the Piazza and Libby Riddles.

**Other North to Alaska programs will be available on select sailings in 2017.