Great news for those looking for a magical vacation, there are many Holland America Alaska cruises and Land+Sea Journey options available. You may choose to take along the kids and make this a family vacation or, simply, plan this trip with your favorite travel companion. Regardless of how or who’s in your party, you’ll be grateful to explore “The Last Frontier” on the line’s award-winning mid-sized ships ideally sized for visiting Alaskan ports and, glacier-viewing without crowds. Wraparound decks, suites and staterooms with balconies provide the perfect vantage points to enjoy the many breathtaking sights awaiting you.
Exciting sailings include Holland America’s signature Land+Sea Journeys. Combine your cruise with a stay at the incredible Denali National Park or journey to Denali and the Yukon. These cruises provide ample opportunities to view magnificent wildlife in their natural habitat. You may see Dall sheep and caribou in Denali. Imagine your wonder as you watch humpback whales and pods of Orcas breaching. Take advantage of tours to enhance your vacation with authentic experiences such as salmon bakes, panning for gold and dog sled rides. Throughout your Alaska cruise, enjoy Holland America’s acclaimed cuisine, stunning accommodations, enticing entertainment, fabulous spas and more.
Choose from a variety of cruises which sail from May through September on various ships and itineraries. Embarkation ports include Seattle, Vancouver and San Francisco among others.
A highlight of these cruises, is that they will all feature one or more of Alaska’s famous glaciers and cruises through the spectacularly beautiful Inside Passage. While in Glacier Bay, a Huna native and park ranger will be onboard to share unique commentary, presentations and fascinating information on this world-famous park.
A delightful Denali National Park experience will bring you up-close and personal to many natural wonders here as Holland America has elevated the guest experience on Alaska Land+Sea Journeys with the addition of new accommodations at the 99-guest McKinley Chalet Resort. This lovely property is situated in the heart of the Denali Canyon on the banks of the Nenana River, and located just a few miles from the entrance to Denali national Park. This resort also serves as a base camp for various activities at Denali National Park, such as flightseeing, hiking and ATV adventures.
Dine, overlooking the neighboring mountains, at Karstens Public House, the hotel’s 7,000-square-foot, two-story restaurant. Relax on the inviting deck, complete with outdoor seating and fire pits. This unique space is sublime for appreciating this one-of-a-kind destination and sharing stories with fellow travelers.
Check-in to Junior Suites which are large and include a comfortable sitting area. Private balconies offer expansive views of the local awe-inspiring scenery. Denali Square is the social hub where guests gather to dine, shop, enjoy music and other entertainment.
Explorations Central (EXC) Programming
Bringing Alaska to you during these captivating sailings, EXC programming introduces fascinating local customs, culinary creations and cultural experiences on board. A purposefully designated EXC “home base” area will include interactive touchscreens, digital stories and a display of real-time data from the ship’s bridge.
Informative and fascinating programs will enable guests the opportunity to immerse themselves in local traditions. The in-stateroom EXC Channel features a selection of specially curated films, documentaries and TV shows dedicated to the destinations on your voyage.
BBC Earth Brings Alaska to Life in an Epic Production
Enhancing your Alaska cruise will be the opportunity to enjoy BBC Earth’s “Alaska in Concert” multimedia performance on the Main Stage. Set against a backdrop of mesmerizing footage from the acclaimed BBC Earth television series “Wild Alaska,” you will have access to the cycle of four seasons along with many different facets of this magnificent beautiful, yet unforgiving land.
Cruise to Alaska with Holland America and you will understand why the popular line has been a favorite in this region for more than seven decades whilst enjoying the comfort and expertise offered you throughout your journey.
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