Calving glaciers and the Inside Passage


Holland America: Alaska Cruise from Seattle

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For more than 140 years, Holland America Line has been a recognised leader in cruising, taking guests to exotic destinations around the world in mid-sized ships. If you are looking for some of the most spacious and comfortable ships at sea with award-winning service, five star dining and extensive activities then they are the cruise line for you.

Cruising from Seattle adds the extra charm of Puget Sound and the quintessentially British Victoria to your Alaskan experience. Enjoy stunning scenery with waterfalls cascading to the ocean from forested slopes as you look out for sea mammals around you. Cruise through the Inside Passage with its ice floes and glaciers.

8 Days
FROM £689 Per Person

Holland America: Alaska Cruise from Seattle
FROM £689 Per Person

Your Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7
  • Day 8

Day 1 : Seattle

Seattle’s air is fresh, its inland sea dotted with sailboats and ferries. Gulls dip and dive around the harbour, the then soar away as your ship departs for an adventure through the fabled Inside Passage. Depart Seattle at 4pm.

Day 2 : At Sea

Spend your day at sea along the Strait of Juan de Fuca on your way to Alaska’s deep green islands, ice-blue glaciers and charming frontier towns. Watch in wonder as whales, puffins and the park’s massive tidewater glaciers come into view.

Day 3 : Juneau

Continue your journey to Juneau, Alaska’s capital city. Born in the gold rush of 1880, it is the incredible scenery, wild mountains, fjords and dominating glaciers that make this city stand out. Squeezed between the Gastineau Channel and Coast Mountains, Juneau offers a lot of variety in close proximity. Make sure to keep an eye out for wildlife; you might spot humpback and killer whales, sea lions, porpoise, eagles and deer.

Day 4 : Glacier Bay

Frosted crags descend into mossy forests and a 457-meter-deep (1,500-foot-deep) fjord at this World Heritage Site, which is also one of the planet’s largest biosphere reserves. Stone, ice and water continue to collide, sculpting a dramatic landscape that is the crown jewel of south eastern Alaska’s natural wonders.

Day 5 : Sitka

Sitka, the capital of Russian America, welcomes you with lively performances by the New Archangel Dancers, while in Ketchikan it’s all about fishing. Join the crew of a commercial fishing boat and watch as they haul in huge king crab pots to reveal the catch of the day. Back on board your luxurious ship, succulent Alaska king crab legs await at the intimate Pinnacle Grill.

Day 6 : Ketchikan

Today you’ll be heading to Ketchikan; much of the town’s colourful past is still in evidence, as you’ll realise when you the world’s largest collection of totem poles which stare out to sea. Ketchikan comes from the native language word “where the eagles meet” ... so be sure to keep an eye out for them.

Day 7 : Victoria

Today you’ll visit Victoria, British Columbia. This picturesque city is considered to be North America’s most English. Victoria is a unique blend of old world charm and new world experiences. Be sure to visit some of the brightly painted shops, coffee bars and innovative restaurants or see if any local events are happening close-by.

Day 8 : Seattle

Arrive back in Seattle at 7am.

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Our Awards

We are very proud that our personal, friendly service and attention to detail has led to us becoming an industry leader in providing tailor-made holidays. We have been recognised throughout the years by winning a number of prestigious awards from within and outside of the travel industry. We won the "Best Operator to Canada" award at the 2017 British Annual Canada Travel Awards for a record 15th time.

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