Alaska Cruises & Canada West Coast

Glorious mountain settings, icy glaciers, untouched wildlife and the beautiful Pacific. The coastal views will surely take your breath-away. Cruise Alaska Now!

Alaska & West Canada

Alaskan cruises offer you unlimited possibilities. Explore snowy mountain ranges, magnificent arctic glaciers, deep coniferous forests and crystal clear lakes on a cruise tour package. Witness incredible flora, beautiful and unique fauna and vibrant cultures in blissfully remote natural environments. Discover the incredible Kodiak Island, home of the largest bears in the world. Alaska’s vast size allows for a complex diversity of landscapes, each with their own unique character.

Aside from a wild natural beauty, Alaska is renowned for its adorable, historic townships, like the state’s capital Juneau, the gold rush town of Skagway, and Wrangell, the first non-indigenous settlement in state of Alaska. Alaska cruises are possible from various different ports, including from the Canadian metropolis of Vancouver, which too is a popular sightseeing destination. Explore the beautiful American state of Alaska in all its beauty and bask in the magnificence of nature.

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Experts Tips for cruising Alaska
Our Recommendations
  Fly Cruises
Grand Alaska Inside Passage and San Francisco
Grand Alaska Inside Passage and San Francisco
13 Nights with the Grand Princess
 23.08.2018
p.p.from AU$ 3899
Alaska Sawyer Glacier Adventure
Alaska Sawyer Glacier Adventure
9 Nights with the Explorer of the Seas
 18.05.2018
p.p.from AU$ 3172
Alaska and Aloha to Hawaii
Alaska and Aloha to Hawaii
13 Nights with the Norwegian Pearl
 12.05.2018
p.p.from AU$ 4523
Untamed Alaska
Untamed Alaska
18 Nights with the Wilderness Explorer
 05.04.2018
p.p.from AU$ 9595
  Cruises to Canada West
From Vancouver to Seward
From Vancouver to Seward
9 Nights with the Radiance of the Seas
 May 2018 - August 2018
p.p.from AU$ 2290
Southboard Alaska and Hubbard Glacier
Southboard Alaska and Hubbard Glacier
7 Nights with the Radiance of the Seas
 June 2018 - September 2018
p.p.from AU$ 1493
Alaskan Desires from Vancouver
Alaskan Desires from Vancouver
7 Nights with the Radiance of the Seas
 May 2018 - August 2018
p.p.from AU$ 1492
Alaska Glacier Expedition
Alaska Glacier Expedition
7 Nights with the Explorer of the Seas
 May 2018 - September 2018
p.p.from AU$ 1499
Alaskan Adventures
Alaskan Adventures
12 Nights with the Star Princess
 September 2018 - October 2018
p.p.from AU$ 2369
  Super Sales
From Vancouver to Seward
From Vancouver to Seward
9 Nights with the Radiance of the Seas
 May 2018 - August 2018
p.p.from AU$ 2290
Southboard Alaska and Hubbard Glacier
Southboard Alaska and Hubbard Glacier
7 Nights with the Radiance of the Seas
 June 2018 - September 2018
p.p.from AU$ 1493
Alaska Glacier Expedition
Alaska Glacier Expedition
7 Nights with the Explorer of the Seas
 May 2018 - September 2018
p.p.from AU$ 1499
Northbound Alaska and Hubbard Glacier Sail
Northbound Alaska and Hubbard Glacier Sail
7 Nights with the Radiance of the Seas
 May 2018 - August 2018
p.p.from AU$ 1492
A Majestic Expedition Across Alaska and Canada
A Majestic Expedition Across Alaska and Canada
9 Nights with the Radiance of the Seas
 June 2018 - September 2018
p.p.from AU$ 2430
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Aimee
Northbound Voyage of the Glaciers7 Nights with the Star Princess
You can enjoy a week long cruise northbound through the Inside Passage from Vancouver to Anchorage visiting Ketchikan, Juneau and Glacier Bay.
Our advice:
Brush up your knowledge of the local whale species so you can recognise them when they breach the surface. 

  • Vancouver - Anchorage
  • Alaska & West Canada
  • June 2018 - July 2018
  • 4.8 out of 5

from AU$ 1330
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Harvey
Alaskan Desires from Vancouver7 Nights with the Radiance of the Seas
Take this week long cruise and journey northbound through the Inside Passage from Vancouver to Seward visiting Ketchikan, Icy Strait Point, Juneau Skagway and the majestic Hubbard Glacier.
Our advice:
Average temperatures tend to be cooler so make sure to check the forecast and pack accordingly so you can enjoy the stunning sites comfortably.

  • Vancouver - Seward
  • Alaska & West Canada
  • June 2018 - August 2018
  • 4.7 out of 5

from AU$ 1492
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Gail
Impressions of Alaska10 Nights with the Grand Princess
Cruise from San Francisco to Alaska, where you'll take in the beautiful Pacific coastal views and see the top destinations in Alaska.
Our advice:
Be sure to bring a good camera, and book a shore excursion to capture some unique memories.

  • San Francisco  - San Francisco
  • Alaska & West Canada
  • May 2018 - September 2018
  • 4.9 out of 5

from AU$ 1819
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Ports in Alaska & Canada WestTop Ports in Alaska & Canada West
Vancouver, Canadafrom
AU$ 140

Vancouver is located on the west coast of Canada, between the sea and mountains, which provide a beautiful backdrop. A cosmopolitan city which is nestled in the great outdoors, Vancouver is the ideal place to discover the best of Canada, where you can enjoy skiing on the internationally renowned mountains Whistlers and Blackcomb and also experience a huge array of fine bars, restaurants and nightclubs. Stanley Park is a highlight of Vancouver, featuring beautiful beaches, paved and dirt trails and Canada's largest aquarium.

Highlights of Vancouver
  • Visit Stanley Park by bike, boat or hiking the trails
  • Dine on fresh seafood and enjoy B.C wine
  • Discover the wealth of shopping options in Vancouver
Juneau, Alaska, USAfrom
AU$ 1169

Juneau is the capital city of the State of Alaska and is full of natural and cultural attractions. Surrounded by the stunning Alaskan landscape, there is a huge amount of activities available to embrace nature, such as flightseeing, kayaking, whale watching and fishing. There is also a wealth of cultural experiences to be discovered with museums, historical sites, art galleries and more. Juneau is sure to impress all visitors, whether you would like to visit glaciers and fjords or see the whales and dolphins local to the region.

Highlights of Juneau
  • Take a boat tour to glaciers, fjords and other natural wonders
  • Explore the history and culture at the shrine of St. Therese & Alaska State Museum
  • Enjoy some fresh Alaskan crab and seafood in a variety of restaurants
Ketchikan, Alaska, USAfrom
AU$ 1169

Ketchikan is an American city in Alaska, which is known mainly for its tourism and fishing. The city provides a perfect platform to explore the Misty Fjords National Monument, which is characterised by its steep valleys formed by volcanic activity providing spectacular views. There is a strong cultural history in Ketchikan with evidence of Native Alaskans seen in the totem poles and the Totem Heritage Center. Known as the 'Salmon capital of the world', Ketchikan will serve up fine salmon, crab, oysters and more in a variety of restaurants.

Highlights of Ketchikan
  • Discover beautiful nature at Tongass National Forest & Misty Fjords National Monument
  • Taste fresh seafood in any of Ketchikan's restaurants
  • View the wildlife of Ketchikan by land, sea or air
Inside Passage, Alaska, USAfrom
AU$ 1284

The Inside Passage is a sea off the coast of Alaska and British Columbia with a coastline of 24,000 km and about 1,000 islands. Boasting wildlife-filled fjords and lush island scenery, the Inside Passage is one of the the world's most beautiful waterways and is also an extremely popular cruising location. You will be sure to find whatever you are looking for with a range of water taxis, ferries and island-hopping planes available to bring you to your ideal location.

Highlights of Inside Passage
  • See the history of Alaska in Skagway
  • Explore wild Alaskan beauty in Glacier Bay National Park
  • Experience Alaska's Russian influence in Sitka
Skagway, Alaska, USAfrom
AU$ 1169

The former gold rush town of Skagway, is located on Taiya Inlet, a bay of the Lynn Canal. The city is also known as a living museum of the gold rush era, as many relics can still recall the time of the gold rush. The ideal way to discover Skagway is a sightseeing tour, whether through the town itself discovering the historic buildings or taking to the skies in a helicopter to discover Skagway's natural beauty from above. From the magnificent fjords to the fascinating wildlife, Skagway has sights in all places that will be sure not to disappoint.

Highlights of Skagway
  • Discover the history of Skagway at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
  • See the natural Alaskan beauty at Davidson Glacier and Lower Reid Falls
  • Stroll down Broadway Street and find the history of Skagway
Icy Strait Point, Alaska, USAfrom
AU$ 1250

Icy Strait Point is Alaska's newest cruise port. It is one of the only private tourist destinations in Alaska. The Native Heritage Center is worth a visit: here you can look at the art of the Tlingit Indians. Various exhibitions and live performances help to gain knowledge about the history and culture of the Tlingit.

Highlights of Icy Strait Point
  • Learn about the history of Alaska in gestaureerde cannery
  • Visit the NAtive Heritage Center
  • Dine in the 'Cookhouse' for an Alaska style meal
Alaska & West Canada

Which cruise lines go to Alaska?

There are a range of cruise lines that sail to Alaska. Below is a range of large and small cruise lines.
  1. Princess Cruises
  2. Holland America Line
  3. Celebrity Cruises
Along with a range of small cruise lines that can go into bays that other larger cruise ships can't enter.
  1. Regent Seven Seas
  2. Un-Cruise
  3. Viking Cruises
  4. Windstar

How much does a cruise to Alaska cost?

For the most popular duration of 7-10 days in Alaska price on average are between $1,500 and $2,000. Prices vary according to the time of year and cruise lines, but that is a good starting figure. Prices are per person based on two sharing.

Where to go in Alaska?

Alaska cruises guarantee panoramic vistas of breath-taking beauty comprising of lofty snow-capped mountains and immense glittering glaciers.

The main ports in this unspoilt region include; Juneau (the capital city of Alaska), Ketchikan, Hubbard, Gletscher, Glacier Bay and Skagway. When anchored in these ports you should take advantage of a shore excursion to explore stunning landscapes, delightful cities, and an untouched wilderness like no other, the memory of which will forever remain with you. If you enjoy adventure activities on the water, then try sea kayaking and Orca tours. If you want adventure activities on land, then how about going on a wild bear tour? You will come face-to-face with a wild bear (from a safe distance!) and see the awe inspiring site of these animals in their own natural habitat. Enjoy flying? Then an Alaskan flight over the mountains will take your breath away. In a small light aircraft you will be taken over some of the Alaskan mountain ranges to see the beauty of the wilderness in Alaska. Are you looking at starting or finishing a cruise in Anchorage? If so, if you have some time to spare then the Denali National Park is a must! Denali is the highest peak in North America and the National Park is home to some of Alaskas best sights. Packed with wolves, elks, bears and many other animals if you enjoy seeing animals in their natural habitat then this is the place to go.

Alaskan Glaciers

Dream of seeing a glacier?  Then Alaska is the place to do it. With the likes of the twin Sawyer glaciers accessible from the Tracy Arm fjord near Juneau or the Kenai Fjords National Park near Seward. Both can be taken as a tour option on a small tour boat or hike with a guide.

If you’re looking to relax then enjoy one of the many café and restaurants on the quite city streets. Of course the wild Alaska seafood is at the top of the menu for anyone visiting Alaska. World renowned for its salmon, halibut and the delicious king crab. Your Alaska cruise will feed your appetite. If you finish in Anchorage but you need to travel south then consider the Alaska Highway as one of the best options. Running all the way from Fairbanks in Alaska to Dawsons Creek in British Columbia (Canada) driving yourself or taking a tour bus will take you through some of the best scenery in Alaska. Cruises to Alaska normally begin from stunning cities such as VancouverLos AngelesSeattle or San Francisco and with CruiseAway you sometimes have the option to combine your cruise with flights and hotel stays so all you have to think about is enjoying the experience. For all our cruise options including cheap and last minute are available from our homepage. All our best deals in Alaska and elsewhere in the World are waiting for you! Call our cruise experts today for more details. Call freephone 1300 887 590.