USA West Coast Cruises

Seize the opportunity to visit both major cities like LA and Seattle, and lesser known seaside ports and islands including the San Juan Islands

USA West Coast

A cruise along the West coast of the United States of America promises glamour and luxury combined with unforgettable landmarks such as Seattle's 'Space Needle' and San Diego's 'Gaslamp Quarter'. The West Coast incorporates multiple states including Washington, Oregon and California The region offers a dynamic combination of world-famous cities like San Francisco, Portland and Seattle, while also incorporating lesser-known regions such as the San Juan Islands.

Whether looking to witness the flashing lights of Hollywood, the designer-lined streets of Rodeo Drive or to explore the wine region of Walla Walla Valley, a cruise to the USA West Coast can be anything you want it to be. Walk along the iconic Venice Beach in L.A or grab a mountain bike and explore the Blue Mountains in Washington. Pick from a diverse selection of shore excursions or simply do your own exploring. There really is no shortage of new places waiting to be discovered and a cruise is the best way to see this vibrant region!

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Our Recommendations
  Cruises to LA
Travelling from Sydney via Marlborough Sound
Travelling from Sydney via Marlborough Sound
29 Nights with the Golden Princess
p.p.from $3,790
Expedition with Princess Cruises from Los Angeles
Expedition with Princess Cruises from Los Angeles
111 Nights with the Pacific Princess
p.p.from $31,269
20 day cruise with the Coral Princess to Vancouver
20 day cruise with the Coral Princess to Vancouver
19 Nights with the Coral Princess
p.p.from $4,178
112 day cruise with the Pacific Princess to Fort Lauderdale
112 day cruise with the Pacific Princess to Fort Lauderdale
111 Nights with the Pacific Princess
p.p.from $32,539
Sail with the Norwegian Bliss from New York
Sail with the Norwegian Bliss from New York
21 Nights with the Norwegian Bliss
p.p.from $3,013
  All Inclusive Cruises
Cruise from Singapore with the Seabourn Sojourn
Cruise from Singapore with the Seabourn Sojourn
67 Nights with the Seabourn Sojourn
p.p.from $39,998
Iconic Miami to spectacular London
Iconic Miami to spectacular London
139 Nights with the Crystal Serenity
p.p.from $186,467
Sail with Crystal Cruises from Los Angeles
Sail with Crystal Cruises from Los Angeles
123 Nights with the Crystal Serenity
p.p.from $167,543
Trip with Crystal Cruises from Miami
Trip with Crystal Cruises from Miami
127 Nights with the Crystal Serenity
p.p.from $169,823
Vibrant voyage from Los Angeles with Regent Seven Seas Cruises
Vibrant voyage from Los Angeles with Regent Seven Seas Cruises
18 Nights with the Seven Seas Navigator
p.p.from $6,420
  Cruises to Canada
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 $1,561
Fire & Ice
Fire & Ice
24 Nights Canada and the USA East Coast, ...
 Pride of America
p.p.from $7,499
Journey with Norwegian Cruise Line from Seattle
Journey with Norwegian Cruise Line from Seattle
7 Nights with the Norwegian Bliss
 May 2021 - September 2021
p.p.from $2,566
20 day cruise with the Coral Princess to Vancouver
20 day cruise with the Coral Princess to Vancouver
19 Nights with the Coral Princess
p.p.from $4,178
Delightful sail from Seattle with Royal Caribbean
Delightful sail from Seattle with Royal Caribbean
7 Nights with the Ovation of the Seas
 August 2019 - August 2020
p.p.from $1,663
Our Recommendations
10 day sail on board the Celebrity Eclipse from Los Angeles
On this 10 day adventure, you will explore the diverse coast of California and more. Beginning in LA, passengers are treated to visits to major cities, including San Francisco and San Diego, along with something a little different - a day in the Mexican Isla Partida, all before returning to LA.
Our advice:
Get to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco before 6pm to take a stroll across and perhaps partake in a round of golf at the renowned Pebble Beach during your day in Monterey.

  • Los Angeles - Los Angeles
  • Pacific,Central America,North America,USA West Coast
  • 11.11.2019

from $2,366
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8 day cruise from Los Angeles
This 8 day round trip voyage from Los Angeles cruises down the West Coast stopping off in iconic cities such as San Francisco and San Diego. This includes two days at sea to enjoy fantastic onboard activities and entertainment on the Royal Princess!
Our advice:
Why not spend a few days pre-cruise in Los Angeles, and take a tour around the famous neighbourhoods such as Beverly Hills and Hollywood.

  • Los Angeles - Los Angeles
  • Pacific,Central America,North America,USA West Coast
  • October 2019 - May 2021

from $1,239
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Cruising from Vancouver via Los Angeles
This 20 night voyage brings you all the way from Vancouver to Los Angeles on a state of the art cruising vessel. See incredible Alaskan ports such as Ketchikan and Hubbard Glacier, before sailing down along the Canadian coast.
Our advice:
This cruise an overnight stay in San Francisco, where you can see some iconic landmarks such as the Golden Gate bridge and Alcatraz island.

  • Vancouver - Los Angeles
  • Canada and the USA East Coast,Alaska & West Canada,Pacific,Central America,North America,USA West Coast
  • 10.09.2020

from $11,900
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Top Ports along the West Coast
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
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
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
Seattle, Washington, USAfrom

Seattle is located on Lake Washington and Puget Sound. The city is the largest in the US state of Washington. The unique spirit of the city is widely captured at the Pike Place Market, located down by the waterfront. The Olympic Sculpture Park is a free park full of unique sculptures and offers fantastic views over Seattle and the harbour. Seattle is often synonymous with the Seattle Space Needle which towers over the city. The Space Needle offers a restaurant complete with panoramic views, in addition to an Observation deck offering views that are not to be missed.

Highlights of Seattle
  • Check out the panoramic views from the Space Needle
  • Explore the unique Pike Place Market
  • Marvel at the unique sculptures at Olympic Park
Astoria, Oregon, USAfrom

Astoria is located in the North of the U.S state of Oregon, along the Pacific coast. The port city has an approximate population of about 10,000. The Columbia River Maritime Museum is a very popular attraction and offers a colourful insight into the importance of the Columbia River. The Astoria Column is also a locally-renowned landmark, giving visitors the opportunity to enjoy stunnning views, particularly of the River Columbia from Coxcomb Hill. The Astoria-Megler Bridge is also a popular symbol of Oregon.

Highlights of Astoria
  • Learn about the Columbia River at the Maritime Museum
  • Visit Fort George Brewery for a selection of local beers
  • Marvel at the views from the Astoria Column
Santa Barbara, USAfrom

Santa Barbara, often referred to as the 'American Riveria', is located in the U.S state of California, North of Los Angeles. The sunny city promises visitors year long sunshine. There is a Santa Barbara Hospitality team located at the port to offer advice on tourist activities. The Santa Barbara Harbour is lined with a host of restaurants and museums such as the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum. Condor Express offers 'Whale Watching' tours, allowing guests to witness the large array of marine life in the area.

Highlights of Santara Barbara
  • Explore Santa Barbara County Courthouse, with panoramic views
  • Experience the bustle iof Santa Barbara Harbour
  • Soak up the sun on Butterfly Beach
Monterey, California, USAfrom

The coastal city of Monterey is located on the West coast of the United States in California. Monterey Bay Aquarium is a must-visit for nature enthusiasts, expect sea turtles, jellyfish, interactive displays and much more. If looking to partake in outdoor activities, Point Lobos State Natural Reserve Park offers coastal scenery as well as numerous hiking routes. There are also countless golf courses in Monterey, such as 'Pebble Beach. Old Fisherman's Wharf, is the perfect place for Whale watching, kayaking and exploring the many waterfront dining options and gift shops.

Highlights of Monterey
  • Learn about colourful marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • Partake in a round of golf at Pebble Beach
  • Explore the bustling Old Fisherman's Wharf
Santa Catalina Island, USAfrom

The idyllic island of Santa Catalina is located in the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of California. The island is accessible by boat, ferry and by helicopter. The island enjoys a slow pace of life, with many white sandy beaches. Golf carts are a popular mode of transport when travelling throughout the island. The town of Avalon is the biggest town on the island and offers a beautiful promenade. Much of the island of Catalina is maintained as part of the Catalina Island Conservacy, visitors can take part in guided hikes and Eco Jeeps tours.

Highlights of Santa Catalina
  • Sample fresh seafood along the Promenade of Avlaon
  • Try an eco tour of the island
  • Relish in the relaxed pace of Santa Catalina
Vancouver, Washington, USAfrom
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Vancouver is a city located in the state of Washington U.S.A, along the Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest. Vancouver offers a wide range of historical and cultural attractions. The city is located between the Cascade Moutains and Mount St. Helens, therefore offering a beautiful setting. Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is a major focal point of Washington's fourth largest city and offers historical landmarks in a stunning park setting. There are also a wide variety of water activities such as kayaking and jet skiing available in Vacouver, Washington.

Highlights of Vancouver, Washington
  • Explore Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
  • Sample some locally crafted beers
  • Enjoy some outdoor activities in beautiful settings
Avalon, California, USAfrom
The town of Avalon is situated on the coast, on the island of Santa Catalina, California. The city is surrounded by hills, perfect for hiking. Also you can visit a botanical garden.
San Juan Islands, Washington, USAfrom
On Request

The San Juan Islands are part of an archipelago and make up the county of San Juan which is a part of the U.S state of Washington. The islands lie approximately 130 kilometres from Seattle and are accessible by air and ferry. Friday Harbor is the main town of the islands, of which there are approximately 172 in total. Friday Harbor offers a unique atmosphere, where there is an emphasis on locally-based business. Walking tours are a popular way to explore the town and indeed the rest of The San Juan Islands.

Highlights of The San Juan Islands
  • Learn about the history of the islands at San Juan Historical Museum
  • Discover the charming boutiques of Friday Harbor
  • Try out a whale watching tour
Portland, Oregon, USAfrom
On Request

Portland is the largest city in Oregon and a major destinations for river cruises in the USA. Portland is an extremely eclectic city. As well as being a major destination for opera and classical music, Portland is also home to many contemporary bands. The city is also home to a number of museums and cruisers looking for their culture fix can enjoy a tour of the Portland art museum , amongst others. The cuisine in Portland is somewhat unorthodox; the city is regarded as the food truck capital of the USA and is home to a number of the best micro-breweries in the states.

Highlights of Portland
  • Major US music destination
  • A world renown philharmonic and museums
  • A unique food and drink culture
Longview, Washington, USAfrom
On Request

Longview was built in 1921 to provide labour for two local lumber mills. The city still boasts its lumber mill charm, and Forbes listed it as one of the prettiest cities in America in 2012. Longview is situated in the southwest pocket of the state of Washington, where the Cowlitz and Columbia rivers meet. Visitors can cross the Columbia River via the Lewis and Clark Bridge, around which the city's port industry thrives.

Highlights of Longview
  • Enjoy a relaxing stroll through Lake Sacajawea Park
  • Catch amazing views of Longview and the Columbia River from the Lewis and Clark Bridge
  • Observe squirrels cross the road safely via the Nutty Narrows Bridge
Kiska, Rat Islands, Alaskafrom
On Request
Kiska is a volcanic island about 22 miles long that is part of the Rat Island chain of Alaska.
Coronado Island (San Diego), California, USAfrom

Developed as a beach resort town in 1888, Coronado Island is a world away from the metropolis of San Diego, which is less than a 15 minute drive away. Stay on the island and enjoy a day one of the finest beaches in the world, or choose to head into San Diego, over the unique, 200 foot high Coronado Bridge. San Diego is a laid-back place that is a joy to spend time in with its parks and museums, beaches and a bubbling downtown. Travelers with kids can enjoy Legoland, the zoo and the museums of Balboa Park.

Highlights of Coronado Island and San Diego
  • Coronado Beach is considered one of the best beaches in San Diego, and is within walking distance of Coronado’s downtown area.
  • Balboa Park encompasses 1,200 acres, and houses 17 museums and cultural instituations.
  • Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
USA West Coast