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
8 day cruise from Los Angeles
8 day cruise from Los Angeles
7 Nights with the Royal Princess
 October 2019 - May 2020
p.p.from $1,239
8 day cruise with the Sirena to Los Angeles
8 day cruise with the Sirena to Los Angeles
7 Nights with the Sirena
p.p.from $1,900
8 day journey from Los Angeles
8 day journey from Los Angeles
7 Nights with the Sirena
p.p.from $2,380
9 day cruise with the Regatta to Los Angeles
9 day cruise with the Regatta to Los Angeles
8 Nights with the Regatta
p.p.from $2,580
10 day sail on board the Celebrity Eclipse from Los Angeles
10 day sail on board the Celebrity Eclipse from Los Angeles
9 Nights with the Celebrity Eclipse
p.p.from $1,854
  All Inclusive Cruises
Expedition with Seabourn from Vancouver to Los Angeles
Expedition with Seabourn from Vancouver to Los Angeles
20 Nights with the Seabourn Sojourn
p.p.from $11,499
Voyage with Seabourn from Vancouver
Voyage with Seabourn from Vancouver
12 Nights with the Seabourn Sojourn
p.p.from $9,499
Cruising from San Francisco to Vancouver
Cruising from San Francisco to Vancouver
8 Nights with the Crystal Symphony
p.p.from $6,255
9 day cruise with the Crystal Symphony to San Diego, California
9 day cruise with the Crystal Symphony to San Diego, California
8 Nights with the Crystal Symphony
p.p.from $9,307
9 day trip on board the Seabourn Sojourn from Vancouver
9 day trip on board the Seabourn Sojourn from Vancouver
8 Nights with the Seabourn Sojourn
p.p.from $5,398
  Cruises to Canada
8 day voyage from Seattle
8 day voyage from Seattle
7 Nights with the Star Princess
 September 2019 - October 2019
p.p.from $1,319
Cruise with Holland America Line from San Diego, California
Cruise with Holland America Line from San Diego, California
7 Nights with the ms Maasdam
p.p.from $1,459
Sail with Norwegian Cruise Line from Vancouver
Sail with Norwegian Cruise Line from Vancouver
6 Nights with the Norwegian Jewel
p.p.from $1,191
Cruise with the L'Austral from Vancouver
Cruise with the L'Austral from Vancouver
12 Nights with the L'Austral
p.p.from $6,530
Cruising from Vancouver via Los Angeles
Cruising from Vancouver via Los Angeles
20 Nights with the Regatta
p.p.from $7,090
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
  • North America,USA West Coast,Central America
  • 11.11.2019

from $1,854
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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
  • North America,USA West Coast,Central America
  • October 2019 - May 2020

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
  • Alaska & West Canada,North America,USA West Coast
  • 10.09.2020

from $7,090
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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
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
Vancouver, Washington, USAfrom
On Request

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
Sausalito, Californiafrom
On Request

Sausalito is a city in Marin County, California. It is only a few kilometers north of San Francisco and as a result boasts some incredible views of the Golden Gate Bridge. During World War II, Sausalito was a center for shipbuilding and industry. Sausalito gives you all the buzz of a busy Californian city but at a gentler pace. Close to the city are the famous Muir Woods which are home to the spectacular Giant Redwood trees.

Highlights of Sausalito
  • Vista Point at the Golden Gate Bridge
  • Visit Rodeo Beach
  • San Francisco Bay Model
Port Angeles, Washington, USAfrom
On Request

Port Angeles is located in Washington state and is a harbour town situated on the Pacific Ocean. The town is located on the Olympic Peninsula and has a population of just under 20,000 and is often referred to as the 'gateway' to the Olympic Peninsula. Port Angeles is home to many beaches such as Hollywood Beach. The National Park provides the perfect setting for exploring and hiking.

Highlights of Port Angeles
  • Wander around the impressive Olympic National Park
  • Learn about the rich Native American history
  • Explore Port Angeles by taking an Underground Heritage Tour
Spokane, Washington, USAfrom
On Request

Spokane is the second largest city in the state of Washington. The origins of the city are linked to the Spokane Indians. “Near nature, near perfect” is the city's motto which highlights the suitability of Spokane for outdoor pursuits, while still remaiing an urban metropolis. There is a vibrant cultural scene in the city, evident through numerous festivals and venues such as the art-deco 'Fox's Theatre'. The history of Spokane includes a city fire in 1889, which led to parts of the city being re-built. Riverfront Park as well as Manito Park and Botanical Gardens are two of the most popular local attractions, again embodying the motto of Spokane.

Highlights of Spokane
  • Immerse yourself in Spokane's rich history
  • Explore the extensive Riverfront
  • Attend a cultural event such as a theatre show at Fox's
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
Sucia Island, Washington, USAfrom
On Request

Sucia Island is a part of the San Juan Islands, in the U.S state of Washington. Sucia lies in close proximity to the Canada/U.S border. Much of the island forms the 'Sucia Island Marine State Park' where approximately 60 camping sites and picturesque surroundings await. The name Sucia comes from a Spanish term used by explorers to describe the difficulty in accessing the island, due mainly to the presence of large rocks and other small islands surrounding Sucia Island. The island is the perfect place to appreciate the great outdoors and it's remote location means less distraction, more time for exploring! Popular activities in the area include having picnics, fishing and hiking.

Highlights of Sucia Island
  • Enjoy some downtime and tranquility on Sucia Island
  • Take in the impressive shoreline of the 'Marine State Park'
  • Try out some of the wide range of outdoor activities
USA West Coast