This cruise wraps up beautiful nature experiences and wildlife adventures in one sailing. Experience views of Mt. Rainier from Seattle’s Space Needle before departing for Alaska. During your vacation, you can enjoy a catamaran ride in Ketchikan, have an up-close encounter with a bald eagle in Sitka, and stroll through the gardens of Victoria before arriving in the charming city of Vancouver.
Travel Best Bets Package Includes
- 9 night Seattle to Vancouver cruise aboard Norwegian Jewel
May 26 – June 4, 2018
|Outside||Balcony||Taxes & Fees|
|$999||sold out||sold out||$1669||$423|
|Date||Port of Call||Arrive||Depart|
Cruise Sawyer Glacier
|Thursday||Icy Strait Point, Alaska||8:00am||5:00pm|
|Sunday||Victoria, British Columbia||12:00pm||11:59pm|
|Monday||Vancouver, British Columbia||8:00am||-|
Seattle sits on the slip of land between Puget Sound and Lake Washington, with the Olympic and Cascade Mountains serving as a dramatic backdrop for this oh-so cosmopolitan city. Soar up the futuristic Space Needle and experience the views atop this stunning landmark created for the 1962 World’s Fair.
Its Tlingit Indian name, Kach Khanna, means “spread wings of the eagle.” Chances are you’ll see one of these magnificent birds perched atop a Sitka tree. Thanks to its abundant rainfall, Ketchikan is surrounded by some of the world’s most lush wilderness.
Juneau has been called “Alaska’s peak experience,” certainly due in part to its unparalleled glacier viewing from such places as Tracy Arm Fjord, the Juneau Icefields and Glacier Bay National Park. Kayak up one of the area’s many protected waterways, go flightseeing, tour historic downtown or try your hand at panning for gold. The majestic Mendenhall Glacier lies nearly 12 miles outside Juneau, a treck worthwhile.
Prepare to experience all the beauty and majesty of the Alaskan wilderness. Get up close and personal with the gigantic Hubbard Glacier, see humpback whales off of Icy Strait Point, take the reins of a dogsled in Juneau, and ride a jet-powered catamaran in Ketchikan.
In a single year from 1896 to 1897, this remote town along the Inside Passage grew from a few tents to a city of 20,000 gold seekers. Today, travellers come in search of other riches – to experience yesteryear along Skagway’s charming boardwalk lined with buildings that replicate those Gold Rush days.
Icy Strait Point, Alaska
The Icy Strait Point experience combines authentic regional culture with incredible natural beauty. Enjoy Tlingit dancing and art. Or get closer than you’d ever imagine to humpback whales and brown bears in the wild. Work up a wilderness hunger and satisfy it with fresh Dungeness crab.
Sitka is a charming island community surrounded with stunning mountain and seaside panoramic views. The vast and rich wildlife boasts sightings of whales, brown bears, deers, sea otters, and various birds flock here. This destination offers superb fishing, and plentiful historical attractions.
Victoria, British Columbia
Roam the spacious lawns of stunning Butchart Gardens with its exotic flora, unusual topiary and exquisite fountains. Explore historic Bastion Square, the treasures of Chinatown and the many sights and sounds to be found along the boardwalk of the Inner Harbour.
Vancouver, British Columbia
Positioned between the snow-dusted North Shore Mountains and the rich, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver blends big-city sophistication with small-town charm. Don’t miss Queen Elizabeth Park – a 130-acre civic arboretum accented with sculptures by modern artist Henry Moore.
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