North American Cruises

This large diverse continent is waiting to be explored. With the rugged Rocky Mountains, sophisticated cities, never ending forests, and dramatic coastlines there is truly something for every type of traveller.

North America

North America is the story of ancient civilizations, a monumental history, nature's greatest template. It is simply an example of awe-inspiring ingenuity. Iconic cities, high-plain deserts, wild forests, undiscovered beaches and wilderness treks are just a few attractions that come to mind at the mention of North America. North America is home to countless historical sights and visitor attractions ranging from the Yellowstone National Park to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, so it's no surprise it is an extremely popular destination among cruise enthusiasts. The list of things to do and see is endless and guaranteed to take your breath away.

North American Cruises promise excitement and adventure, be it trekking through undulating rolling fields, listening to the roars of rushing waters, or uncovering ancient rites. The diversity of cultures, customs and landscapes in North America makes it the ideal destination for satisfying tourists with varied tastes. With endearing natural wonders, mouth-watering cuisine, exotic wildlife and extravagant cultures, North America is an area where you will wish to return to again and again, and there are few better ways to do so than on board a luxurious cruise ship.

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  Cruises from Canada
Sailing from Vancouver with the Star Princess
Sailing from Vancouver with the Star Princess
15 Nights with the Star Princess
p.p.from $2,339
Magnificent cruise from Vancouver with Princess Cruises
Magnificent cruise from Vancouver with Princess Cruises
10 Nights with the Star Princess
p.p.from $1,789
11 day expedition from Vancouver to Honolulu
11 day expedition from Vancouver to Honolulu
10 Nights with the Ovation of the Seas
p.p.from $1,972
Enticing expedition from Vancouver with Cunard
Enticing expedition from Vancouver with Cunard
7 Nights with the Queen Elizabeth
p.p.from $2,199
Cruise from Vancouver to Los Angeles via Los Angeles
Cruise from Vancouver to Los Angeles via Los Angeles
5 Nights with the Queen Elizabeth
p.p.from $1,539
  Stopping in Australia
Sailing from Los Angeles to Sydney
Sailing from Los Angeles to Sydney
29 Nights with the Pacific Princess
p.p.from $10,199
Los Angeles, Hawaii and Fiordland National Park
Los Angeles, Hawaii and Fiordland National Park
32 Nights South Pacific, ...
 Ruby Princess
p.p.from $5,699
Travelling from Sydney via Marlborough Sound
Travelling from Sydney via Marlborough Sound
29 Nights with the Golden Princess
p.p.from $5,414
Trip from Los Angeles to Brisbane via Mystery Island
Trip from Los Angeles to Brisbane via Mystery Island
21 Nights with the Crystal Serenity
p.p.from $23,376
Cruising from Sydney via Kangaroo Island
Cruising from Sydney via Kangaroo Island
14 Nights with the Seabourn Encore
p.p.from $10,999
  Best Deals
Sail with Royal Caribbean from Port Canaveral
Sail with Royal Caribbean from Port Canaveral
7 Nights with the Harmony of the Seas
 May 2020 - October 2020
p.p.from $1,318
8 day cruise with the Harmony of the Seas to Port Canaveral
8 day cruise with the Harmony of the Seas to Port Canaveral
7 Nights with the Harmony of the Seas
 July 2019 - October 2019
p.p.from $1,226
8 day cruise with the Harmony of the Seas to Port Canaveral
8 day cruise with the Harmony of the Seas to Port Canaveral
7 Nights with the Harmony of the Seas
 May 2019 - April 2021
p.p.from $1,295
Cruising from Port Canaveral via Coco Cay
Cruising from Port Canaveral via Coco Cay
7 Nights with the Harmony of the Seas
 May 2019 - October 2019
p.p.from $1,195
Breath-taking sail from Boston with Royal Caribbean
Breath-taking sail from Boston with Royal Caribbean
7 Nights with the Serenade of the Seas
 September 2019 - October 2019
p.p.from $1,484
Our Recommendations
Cruise from Vancouver to Los Angeles via Los Angeles
This 5 night Cunard cruise from Vancouver to Los Angeles is perfect for a short break, including 2 days at Sea to relax on board, and a stop in San Francisco.
Our advice:
Use your overnight in Los Angeles to take in the famous sights like the Hollywood Walk of Fame and also soak up the sun on LA's fantastic beaches!

  • Vancouver - Los Angeles
  • North America
  • 30.06.2019

from $1,539
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Iconic sail from San Francisco with Princess Cruises
Depart from San Francisco on a 7 night cruise exploring California, Oregon, Washington and Canada. You'll wake up in a new city every morning before enjoying a relaxing day at sea and returning to San Francisco.
Our advice:
Make sure you try the delicious locally grown wine in Vancouver.

  • San Francisco  - San Francisco
  • North America
  • October 2019 - April 2020

from $1,499
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Sailing to Los Angeles from Vancouver
Enjoy 7 nights on Celebrity Eclipse taking in West Canada and some of the most famous parts California, USA!
Our advice:
Enjoy the comfort and fun activities such as the "Hot Glass Show" glass blowing workshop on board Celebrity Eclipse on your two days at sea!

  • Vancouver - Los Angeles
  • North America
  • 13.10.2019

from $1,011
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Top Ports in North America
Fort Lauderdale (Port Everglades), Florida, USAfrom

The city of Fort Lauderdale in the U.S. state of Florida and makes an ideal holiday destination. Due to the many canals in the city, Fort Lauderdale is also known as the American Venice. In the 1970's, the area was very popular with students celebrating Spring Break but these were replaced by cruise vacationers in recent years. Fort Lauderdale offers beautiful beaches, museums, the world's biggest everyday flea market and also the world's largest drive-in cinema, which has 13 screens.

Highlights of Fort Lauderdale
  • Take a walk along the city's New River and view the Riverwalk A&E
  • Enjoy a host of outdoor activities such as an alligator tour
  • Relax and enjoy one of Fort Lauderdale incredible sandy beaches
Vancouver, Canadafrom

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
New York, USAfrom

New York is one of the most renowned and iconic cities in the world with famous sights and landmarks at every turn you take. Visitors are guaranteed to be amazed by the world-acclaimed Statue of Liberty and Empire State Building landmarks. The beautiful and serene Central Park is a must see for all visitors. Shopping enthusiasts will be mesmerized by the various premium outlets that Fifth Avenue and the Rockefeller Center have to offer. New York is packed with famous buildings and locations such as Times Square, Wall Street and Brooklyn Bridge which is sure to captivate the masses of visitors.

Highlights of New York
  • Be amazed by the iconic Empire State Building which is 381 meters tall
  • Experience the pinnacle of theater by visiting Broadway
  • Visit the Guggenheim museum which is home to the work of famous artists such as Picasso
Juneau, Alaska, USAfrom

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

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
Halifax, Canadafrom

Halifax, Nova Scotia is located in Canada and offers a wide range of leisure and excursions. The port city is home to numerous museums, galleries, shops and historic buildings. From here you will be able to take a trip to the fishing village of Peggy's Cove or alternatively, kayak along the coast. With a bit of luck you may even be able to spot some whales, seals and dolphins!

Highlights of Halifax:
  • Known for great strength in culture and nightlife.
  • Hosts many festivals throughout the year, such as music, film and tattoo festivals.
  • The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia houses over 9,000 pieces of art
San Francisco, USAfrom

San Francisco is an American city located along the coast of Northern California. San Francisco offers a hilly landscape, complete with cable cars which connect some of the hills and offer panoramic views during the crossing. Many of the buildings in San Francisco are known for their Victorian-style of architecture, while the stand-out landmark for many is the impressive Golden Gate bridge. which is open to pedestrians between 5 am and 6 pm. Visit Wave Organ for views of the notorious Alcatraz Island and listen out as the sea 'plays' the organs every time the waves come crashing in.

Highlights of San Francisco
  • Marvel at the 163 mosaic steps located on 6th Avenue
  • Cross the Golden Gate bridge, the city's renowned landmark
  • Sample the fresh produce of the Bay, such as shrimp
Victoria, Canadafrom

Victoria, the provincial capital of British Columbia on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, impresses with European flair, narrow streets and Victorian architecture. Many of the buildings built before 1945 are listed buildings and the red double-decker buses for city tours are reminders of the British Empire. Not to be missed are the Parliament Building, the Fairmont Empress and the Royal British Columbia Museum. The tearooms, antique shops and galleries are all sure to impress and the abundance of cycling routes make the city easy to navigate.

Highlights of Victoria
  • Learn the history of Victoria at the Royal British Columbia Museum
  • See the maritime wildlife on a whale and dolphin watching tour
  • Discover the lively dining, shopping and nightlife in Victoria
Los Angeles, California, USAfrom

Los Angeles is a star-studded city located in California in the United States. The city is home to numerous famous neighbourhoods such as Beverly Hills and Hollywood, including the iconic sign located in the Hollywood Hills. Those interested in arts and culture should check out Museum Row. Sun-worshippers should head to some of LA's beaches such as Venice Beach with it's famed boardwalk. Looking for some retail therapy? Hit up Rodeo Drive for the best selection of designer labels. The Hollywood region of the city and the Hollywood Walk of Fame should not be missed by movie lovers.

Highlights of Los Angeles
  • Soak up the sun at trendy Venice Beach
  • Keep an eye out for celebrities
  • Take a walk along the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Boston, Massachusetts, USAfrom

Boston, in north-eastern United States and is one of the most culturally enriched cities in the country. In addition to the historically important sights that can be found in Boston, there are also architecturally fascinating buildings, creating a beautiful cityscape. The Freedom Trail allows visitors to trace back through the steps of the American Revolution, while the National Historical Park also provides an insight into the rich history of the city. A trip to Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox is simply a must for all sports fans .

Highlights of Boston
  • Head to Harvard Yard, the geographic heart of Harvard University
  • Get to know the historical significance of the city with a walk along the Freedom Trail
  • Tour Fenway Park and enjoy all its quirks.
Skagway, Alaska, USAfrom

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
Sitka, Alaskafrom

Sitka is a city which is located on Baranof Islands of the Pacific Ocena in the U.S state of Alaska. It is only accessible by plane or boat and this can sometimes be affected in the winter due to weather. Sikta is the largest area in the United States. Sitka is known as the most beautiful coastal town in Alaska with a forest walk to the water, unprecedented fauna and culture. The people that live in Sitka are extremely welcoming and friendly making you feel at home from the moment you step foot in Sitka.

Highlights of Sitka
  • Be sure to visit 'Fortress of the Bear'
  • Visit Baranof Island Brewing Company
  • Watch the whales along the coastal area
San Diego, California, USAfrom

The city of San Diego is located in the state of California, along the Pacific coast and embodies an urban lifestyle, with many popular surfing beaches. Tourist attractions include San Diego Zoo or the Wild Animal Park. Balboa Park with spacious green areas and a handful of museums is a great place to get to know the city. The beautiful beaches of La Jolla are perfect for unwinding and enjoying the San Diego sunshine, while the Gaslamp Quarter offers the perfect opportunity to try out some of the many restaurants and nightclubs the city has to offer.

Highlights of San Diego
  • Discover California's oldest city
  • Visit the charming Old Town
  • Explore the lively Gaslamp District
Key West, Florida, USAfrom

Key West is located on Key West Island at the western end of the Florida Keys. Visitors especially enjoy the azure blue sea and white sand beaches. For divers and snorkelers, the underwater snorkeling park is a must. At Mallory Square and Duval Street you will find many shops and restaurants - try the Key Lime Pie, a cake with the unique taste of Key lime.

Highlights of Key West
  • Little White House Musuem, former Winter white House of Harry S. Truman.
  • Once the place of residence for Ernest Hemingway where it's believed he wrote part of A Farewell to Arms.
  • Key West Naval Air Station was a major naval base during WWI
Inside Passage, Alaska, USAfrom

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 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
North America

North America is steeped in history from its rich colonial past to its present day fusion of diverse races, religions and cultures. This far-reaching continent has an abundance of diverse climates, terrains and vistas, revealing America in all of its spectacular wonder. A North American cruise promises to delight with a diverse range of impressive landscapes, iconic cities and rich history. These are just some of the reasons as to why the continent of North America is becoming increasingly popular among cruise adventurers and enthusiasts.

Canada & New England

Discover the vast expanses of natural beauty that Canada has to offer, while bearing witness to northern Canada’s diverse eco-systems and spectacular landscapes of unspoiled wilderness. Wine and dine along coastal areas of sophisticated ports with tall lighthouses in the quaint towns of Newport, Portland and Bar Harbor. Cruise the west coast of the USA and discover the delights and serene charm of New England. America’s Northeast coast has so much to offer, boasting some of the world’s most iconic cities and home to some awe-inspiring sights. Attend a delightfully dynamic Broadway musical in New York City, or discover the outstanding natural beauty of Niagara Falls which lies between the USA and Canada and witness the glittering water cascade into the basin below! Taste the south-eastern beauty of Florida, the US gateway for cruises to the Caribbean and home to aquamarine seas, sun-drenched beaches and year-round sunshine. Shop in some of the Sunshine state’s finest malls and sample the exciting nightlife in the area’s diverse bars.