Alaska Cruises on Windstar’s Beautiful Star Legend

Alaska totem poleSail on Windstar’s stunning, all-suite, 212-guest Star Legend to Alaska. The award-winning luxury boutique line is renowned for providing discerning travelers, who are accustomed to the very best, all they desire. Onboard this luxurious ship you’ll find a warm and friendly staff, casual elegance, world-class cuisine, many included amenities, spacious accommodations and more.

Specially designed to provide an unrivaled vacation, Windstar offers Alaska Signature Expeditions. This is a meticulously crafted program providing intimate adventures, leisurely sojourns and active enrichment options – with a luxurious twist — throughout each Alaska Cruise Tour.

Whether you are returning to “The last Frontier” or taking your first Alaska voyage you’ll get to know this incredible region as few have before. A team of experts will be onboard throughout your cruise with the sole purpose of enhancing your vacation. They will provide insight and understanding into the many sides of Alaska.

Let Windstar immerse you in America’s 49th state. Breathtaking beauty surrounds you with majestic mountains, incredible rock formations, sapphire water, thundering waterfalls, drifting blue ice and incredible wildlife.

Journey in delightful luxury as you discover the many wonders of the region’s big cities, small towns and magnificent sights. Sail up the narrow fjords such as Tracy Arm and witness Sawyer or Dawes Glacier, which many larger ships cannot reach.

High-End Amenities

You be visiting one of the world’s most spectacular regions escorted in the high-style that, award-winning, Windstar is renowned for. Spend some “me time” getting a rejuvenating massage or one of the many other pampering services. Head to the state-of-the-art fitness center and maintain your healthy goals.

Choose from an array of exceptional onboard dining choices on the Star Legend. Whether savoring the options in the beautiful restaurant, buffet-style café, alfresco venues or others, you will be served delicious cuisine.

Unwind in the library with a good book or relax at the chic bars and lounges. Take an interesting visit to the Bridge where the Captain may show you navigation charts and share stories about this destination and others from his unique perspective.

You’ll also have the opportunity to participate in optional expedition excursions referred to as Windstar’s “Signature Expeditions,” which are offered on select cruising days.

Alaska Signature Expeditions Highlights

  • Exceptional Value: Signature Expeditions provides delightful endeavors at unrivaled rates.
  • Expedition Team: Comprised of multiple members, this highly trained team of experts may be made up of naturalists, marine biologists, historians and others. They’re happy to spend time with guests offering insight on such topics as wildlife, glaciers, history and culture, plus more.
  • Zodiac Tours: On some sailings, Zodiacs will take you up to the face of a glacier or whales will take the opportunity to introduce themselves for a day you will remember forever.
  • Informative Lectures: Professionals in various fields will captivate you with fascinating interactive lectures on a variety of popular Alaska topics, such as life in Sitka, whales and other mammals, majestic wildlife, history and more.
  • Kayak Tours: A kayak trip, in select ports, will provide a bespoke experience as they are taken out a distance via Zodiacs, enabling incredible views
  • Take a Hike: Typically once during your cruise, a Signature Expedition hike is offered at such places as British Columbia, Haines, Prince Rupert and Sitka. While other companies offer similar tours, the “Windstar difference” is that they are led by members of the line’s acclaimed Expedition Team, rather than just local guides.  
  • Authentic Experiences: Guests will get closer to the awe-inspiring shoreline along the Inside Passage, Kenai Fjords and the Inian Islands. You’ll find the best wildlife viewing, as another Windstar difference, is that your ship’s schedule will be adjusted so you can spend more time in special places, such as when whales are present.

Seasoned travelers who have already fallen in love with this great land, will gain a new perspective when they take a Windstar Alaska cruise. You’ll feel as though this were your first visit.  If you are new to this region and looking for that once-in-a-lifetime exceptional vacation – this is the cruise line for you as these voyages are unlike all others.

Indulgent yet unobtrusive pampering as well as a luxurious and relaxing ambiance will be yours from the moment you step aboard the lovely Star Legend. Throughout your voyage you are immersed in the region’s unique culture through Alaska Signature Expeditions. Everything you do and wherever you go, you will create a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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