Wild Alaska’s crew is a seasoned team of professionals.  From the Captain of the Perseverance to the guides and deckhand you can be assured many years of education, training and experiencego into creating a safe and enjoyable experience for all our guests.  At all times two, USCG certified 200 ton Captains are on board in charge of navigation and engineering of the Mv Perseverance in addition to a  pair of USCG certified captains to guide you to the fish and wildlife.  Wild Alaska in subscribed to a USCG mandated random drug testing program.  All crew members including deckhands and chefs also participate in USCG mandated training for onboard emergencies.

Captain Larry Larson and Captain Don Etheridge provide decades of “on the water” experience throughout southeast Alaska and bring the needed experience demanded in bringing our guests the very best and safest experience available in Alaska.  Wild Alaska Cruises is an accident free operator.


Wild Alaska’s Guides, Chefs and deck crew bring the the best in customer service skills and years of experience to ensure our guests have a “trip of a lifetime”.

Charitable Work

Over the years, Wild Alaska has donated to a variety of charitable events, from humanitarian to fish and wildlife, our hope is that we can make life better for those in need.

To further the cause of fish and wildlife habitat development  and improvement, we have donated to SCI International, the Northwest Chapter of SCI, Trout Unlimited, Desert Big Horn Society, Lincoln Hills Fishing Club, and the Inland Northwest Wildlife Council.

Humanitarian charitable organizations include the Seattle Children’s Hospital and Coaches vs Cancer.