Glorious mountains, icy glaciers, wildlife and the majestic Pacific Ocean. Alaska will surely take your breath away.
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 to the largest bears in the world. Alaska’s vast size allows for a complex diversity of landscapes, each with its 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 the 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.
The thousands of miles of scenic coastline make it a natural draw for cruise ships, cruising Alaska is the best way to experience it from a different perspective! Make sure to book in the summer months when the days are longer, and the weather is more predictable.
The most famous cruise lines to visit Alaska with are Holland America & Princess - you will get the picture perfect experience, and the amenities. However if you want more of an expedition feel then book with Un-Cruise Adventures where the focus is more on wildlife, nature and unique shore excursions.
Cruises to Alaska will set sail from one of the beautiful cities:
You will then proceed to visiting spectacular glaciers and fjords like:
Alaska is also famous for its fresh seafood, it is at the top of every restaurant's menu:
There is a range of cruise lines that sail to Alaska. Here are some of the most popular ones:
Go with a smaller ship cruise line for intimate cruises, filled with luxury and ports that are hard-to-reach for the bigger ships:
For the most popular duration of 7-10 days in Alaska the prices average between $1,500 and $2,000 per person (based on two people sharing a cabin). These will vary according to:
Alaska cruises guarantee panoramic vistas of breath-taking beauty consisting of lofty snow-capped mountains and immense glittering glaciers.
The biggest and most popular ports in this unspoilt region include:
Take advantage of going on a shore excursion to explore:
There are heaps of activities you can engage in while in Alaska, be it on water, on land or even in the sky:
Are you looking at starting or finishing a cruise in Anchorage and have some time to spare? If so, the Denali National Park is a must-see! It is home to Denali - the highest peak in North America and a fantastic variety of wild animals:
Taking the Alaska Highway south of Anchorage will take you through some of the best scenery in the region. The highway runs all the way from Fairbanks to Dawson's Creek in British Columbia (Canada).
Shoulder seasons, i.e. spring and autumn are very good if you are looking to:
However, the best time to visit Alaska would be in winter: June to August:
Getting outside and exploring is crucial on an Alaska cruise holiday, so it is important that you are well prepared. Here are a couple of tips: