Alaska Cruises

Cruise Alaska, the Last Frontier

There's no place like Alaska, one of the most breathtaking states in the U.S. Visiting Alaska may make you feel like you're visiting another country or maybe even another world. An Alaska cruise can take you through the Inside Passage, near the incredible Hubbard Glacier, or into Glacier Bay National Park. Alaska cruise packages can also include a tour or excursion on shore to the unique and beautiful Denali National Park.

People typically take an Alaska cruise from Vancouver, Seattle, or another Pacific coastal port, and some of the stops on your itinerary might include Skagway, Sitka, Ketchikan, Seward, or Juneau. Alaska cruise packages include many incredible destinations, but no matter where you go, you can count on seeing gorgeous glaciers, old Gold Rush towns, Native American culture, and stunning vistas of forests filled with incredible wildlife. Alaska is for the adventurous. Be bold and book your cruise with us today for the best price on an unforgettable adventure!

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Helicopter Glacier Discovery
$332

Take an exhilarating ride above the magnificent Skagway glaciers on this once in a lifetime Alaskan helicopter adventure.

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Whales and Mendenhall Glacier
$175

Alaska's spectacular marine life and one of its best known glaciers all in a half day program on a boat holding a maximum of 40 guests. 

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Juneau City and Mendenhall Glacier Tour
$48

This half day program will give you a city orientation and a visit to the Mendenhall Glacier and visitor's center.

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Misty Fjords Flightseeing
$257

The Misty Fjords National Monument has been carved to impressive perfection by millions of years of glacial activity. 

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Skagway City and White Pass Summit
$67

Start with a tour of historic Skagway, and learn of its lawless days during the Klondike Gold Rush & enjoy the beautiful scenery of White Pass Summit.

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The Totems of Ketchikan
$64

A visit to Saxman Native Village to see its Totem collection, totem carving and learn more about the Tlingit Indians.

 
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Cruise Alaska, the Last Frontier

There's no place like Alaska, one of the most breathtaking states in the U.S. Visiting Alaska may make you feel like you're visiting another country or maybe even another world. An Alaska cruise can take you through the Inside Passage, near the incredible Hubbard Glacier, or into Glacier Bay National Park. Alaska cruise packages can also include a tour or excursion on shore to the unique and beautiful Denali National Park.

People typically take an Alaska cruise from Vancouver, Seattle, or another Pacific coastal port, and some of the stops on your itinerary might include Skagway, Sitka, Ketchikan, Seward, or Juneau. Alaska cruise packages include many incredible destinations, but no matter where you go, you can count on seeing gorgeous glaciers, old Gold Rush towns, Native American culture, and stunning vistas of forests filled with incredible wildlife. Alaska is for the adventurous. Be bold and book your cruise with us today for the best price on an unforgettable adventure!

AKSGCHOPGLCDIS
Helicopter Glacier Discovery
$332

Take an exhilarating ride above the magnificent Skagway glaciers on this once in a lifetime Alaskan helicopter adventure.

AKJNDOLWHLGL
Whales and Mendenhall Glacier
$175

Alaska's spectacular marine life and one of its best known glaciers all in a half day program on a boat holding a maximum of 40 guests. 

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Juneau City and Mendenhall Glacier Tour
$48

This half day program will give you a city orientation and a visit to the Mendenhall Glacier and visitor's center.

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Misty Fjords Flightseeing
$257

The Misty Fjords National Monument has been carved to impressive perfection by millions of years of glacial activity. 

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Skagway City and White Pass Summit
$67

Start with a tour of historic Skagway, and learn of its lawless days during the Klondike Gold Rush & enjoy the beautiful scenery of White Pass Summit.

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The Totems of Ketchikan
$64

A visit to Saxman Native Village to see its Totem collection, totem carving and learn more about the Tlingit Indians.

 

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7 Night Alaska Cruise
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What to Know Before You Cruise to Alaska

What Is the Best Month to Cruise to Alaska?

Harbor seals rest as a cruise ship passes in Glacier Bay National Park. The summer months are great for seeing wildlife on an Alaska cruise.

June, July, and August are the warmest Alaskan months, though July and August can be very rainy. Because of this, you might find that June is the most ideal time to cruise in Alaska.

What Cruise Lines Go to Alaska?

  • Azamara Club Cruises
  • Carnival Cruise Line
  • Celebrity Cruises
  • Crystal Cruises
  • Cunard Line
  • Disney Cruise Line
  • Holland America Line
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Oceania Cruises
  • Princess Cruises
  • Regent Seven Seas Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean
  • Seabourn Cruise Line
  • Silversea Cruises
  • Viking Ocean Cruises

Cruise passengers take in the Alaskan scenery from their ship.

Are There 5-Day Cruises to Alaska?

Yes: CruiseDirect can connect you with Alaska cruise packages for 3-to-5-night spans as well as longer voyages of a week or more.

What Is the Best Cruise Line for Families to Alaska?

Travelers often recommend these lines for families cruising to Alaska:

  • Carnival Cruise Line
  • Disney Cruise Line
  • Holland America Line
  • Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Princess Cruises
  • Royal Caribbean

Where Do Alaska Cruises Depart From?

Some of the most popular departure ports are Vancouver, Seward, Whittier, and other Pacific coast locations. Cruises from Seattle to Alaska are among the most popular, with San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Juneau used less frequently as departure ports.

How Much Is a Cruise to Alaska?

An Alaska cruise can start as low as $112 a night and cost upward of $800 a night. The prices will vary depending on how long your cruise lasts as well as the amenities included on your particular cruise line.

What Is an Alaska Inside Passage Cruise?

A grizzly bear and cubs on the shore of an Alaskan lake

An Alaska Inside Passage cruise is a popular route that sticks to the southeastern Alaskan panhandle area. The Inside Passage is a network of waterways that connect Puget Sound in Washington, the Pacific coast of British Columbia, and the waters of the Alaska panhandle. It provides views of the Tongass National Forest, many islands, and plenty of mining towns used by prospectors in the Klondike Gold Rush.