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Canada Cruises

Explore the dramatic coastline of Canada with its snow-capped mountains, diverse wildlife, fascinating cities and glaciers glistening under the polar sun. Learn more about the history, cultures and traditions of Canada at the numerous historical sites.

Enjoy the wilderness and astonishing range of wildlife of the East Coast in Newfoundland and Labrador, and explore Arctic Canada, the gateway to the breathtaking North West Passage. Perhaps enjoy a cruise in the fall from New England and visit Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, the beautiful city of Quebec or fascinating Montreal. The West Coast is home to the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, and is the gateway to the Rocky Mountains and Alaska.

  • Quebec-City
  • Saint Joseph Oratory, Montreal
  • Gaspe Peninsula, Quebec
  • West Point Lighthouse, Prince Edward Island
  • See wildlife in Newfoundland
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Lake Louise
  • Ottawa Parliament
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Montreal
  • Jasper Town
  • Viking Settlement in L'Anse-aux-Meadows

About Canada Cruises

Cruise from the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver to Alaska along rugged coastlines, majestic fjords and soaring glaciers. Sail from Greenland to Alaska via the breathtaking Northwest Passage and cruise through beautiful straits before discovering the dramatic scenery of the North West Territories of Canada.

Explore Canada in the fall; see the elegant stone buildings and historic harbour in Saint John and experience the Scottish heritage of Nova Scotia, call at Charlottetown on Prince Edward Island and cruise along the St Lawrence seaway to the beautiful Canadian city of Quebec. Or discover rich and diverse scenery at Saguenay and its magnificent Fjord, and picturesque Trois-Rivieres at the mouth of the St Lawrence River. Explore the treasures of French-speaking Quebec City or Montreal, with its cosmopolitan blend of old and new.

Sail to Canada and learn about Viking history and heritage. Discover places of astonishing natural beauty, participate in exciting excursions and experience the vast wilderness of the Arctic.

Halifax, Nova Scotia Beaconsfield Historic House, Charlottetown

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  • Voyage of the Glaciers Southbound

    7 Nights - Whittier to Vancouver

    Princess Cruises Ship - Coral Princess Choice of Ships

    This superb voyage from Whittier to Vancouver takes in the mighty Hubbard Glacier, gold rush town of Skagway and Ketchikan, home to the world's oldest collection of totem poles 2018 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

    Voyage of the Glaciers Southbound Cruise Only
    From £749pp
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  • Voyage of the Glaciers Northbound

    7 Nights - Vancouver to Whittier

    Princess Cruises Ship - Star Princess Choice of Ships

    Superb value northbound voyage from Vancouver exploring the stunning vistas of Alaska, with highlights including the famous Inside Passage, awe-inspiring Glacier Bay and picturesque College Fjord 2018 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

    Voyage of the Glaciers Northbound Cruise Only
    From £755pp
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  • Alaska Glaciers and Inside Passage roundtrip from Seattle

    7 Nights - Seattle and back

    Princess Cruises Ship - Ruby Princess Choice of Ships

    This 7-night roundtrip cruise from Seattle explores the magnificent Inside Passage, the Tracy Arm Fjord or Glacier Bay, plus the Alaskan towns of Ketchikan, Skagway and Juneau 2018 - Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

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    From £765pp
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  • Canada and New England in the Fall

    10 Nights - New York to Quebec

    Princess Cruises Ship - Crown Princess Choice of Ships

    See New England in all its autumn glory and sail the St Lawrence River to Quebec on this superb 10-night holiday, visiting Newport on Rhode island, the resort town of Bar Harbor, and picturesque Prince Edward Island 2017 - Oct
    2018 - Sep, Oct

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    From £1020pp
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  • Alaska Glaciers and Coast roundtrip from San Francisco

    10 Nights - San Francisco and back

    Princess Cruises Ship - Grand Princess Grand Princess

    This 10-night roundtrip cruise from San Francisco explores the magnificent Inside Passage, the Tracy Arm Fjord or Glacier Bay, plus the Alaskan towns of Ketchikan, Skagway and Juneau, and Victoria in British Columbia 2018 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
    FREE upgrade from outside cabin to balcony cabin on selected 2018 departures!

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    From £1169pp
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  • Discover Alaska by Luxury Cruise

    7 Nights - Vancouver to Seward

    Silversea Ship - Silver Shadow Silver Shadow

    Discover the outstanding natural beauty and pioneering history of Alaska on this luxury voyage from Vancouver to Seward on the luxurious Silver Shadow, taking in the fascinating Gold Rush towns of Juneau and Skagway 2018 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
    Pay in full by 31 Oct 2017 and save 10%!

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    From £2880pp
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  • Newfoundland and Labrador to Iceland

    13 Nights - Halifax to Reykjavik

    Hurtigruten Ship - Fram Fram

    Sail from the rugged coasts of Canada to the dramatic landscape of Iceland and discover spectacular glaciers, breathtaking scenery and an abundance of wildlife 2018 - May
    Exclusive £50pp discount!

    Newfoundland and Labrador to Iceland Cruise Only
    From £2945pp
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  • New England Grandeur

    14 Nights - New York to Montreal

    Crystal Cruises Ship - Crystal Symphony Crystal Symphony

    Enjoy a 3-night pre-cruise hotel stay in the lively city of New York, before embarking luxurious Crystal Symphony for a 10-night all-inclusive cruise to New England and Canada in the fall, on this exclusive 14-night holiday with return flights from the UK 2018 - Sep
    Exclusive Blue Water package with 3-night New York stay!

    New England Grandeur Fly Cruise Package
    From £3659pp
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  • New England Vistas

    14 Nights - New York to Montreal

    Crystal Cruises Ship - Crystal Symphony Crystal Symphony

    Join luxury ship Crystal Symphony in New York to discover the colonial heritage of New England and the historic Canadian cities of Halifax, Quebec and Montreal 2018 - Aug

    New England Vistas Cruise Only
    From £3877pp
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  • Alaskan Summer

    8 Nights - Vancouver to Seward

    Regent Seven Seas Ship - Seven Seas Mariner Seven Seas Mariner

    Discover the untamed beauty of the Alaskan wilderness, which springs to life during the summer months, on this 7-night all-inclusive luxury cruise on board Seven Seas Mariner, with return flights from the UK and unlimited shore excursions 2018 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug

    Alaskan Summer Fly Cruise Package
    From £4199pp
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  • Deluxe Alaska Cruise and Rocky Mountaineer Train

    17 Nights - Calgary to Vancouver

    Titan Hitours Ship - Nieuw Amsterdam Nieuw Amsterdam

    A unique 17-night holiday including a ride on the Rocky Mountaineer train from Jasper through breathtaking scenery to Vancouver, and a cruise taking in the fascinating towns and outstanding natural beauty of Alaska on Nieuw Amsterdam, with return flights from the UK and VIP door-to-door home pick-up service 2018 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
    Save £100pp on selected 2018 departures!

    Deluxe Alaska Cruise and Rocky Mountaineer Train Fly Cruise Package
    From £4399pp
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  • New England and Canada in the Fall

    11 Nights - New York to Montreal

    Silversea Ship - Silver Whisper Choice of Ships

    Experience the beautiful autumn colours and colonial heritage of New England, and visit the fascinating Canadian cities of Quebec and Montreal on this superb all-inclusive luxury cruise from New York to Montreal 2017 - Oct
    2018 - Sep
    Pay in full by 31 Oct 2017 and save 10%!

    New England and Canada in the Fall Cruise Only
    From £4500pp
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  • Alaska Voyage and Rocky Mountains Rail Tour

    16 Nights - Calgary to Vancouver

    Titan Hitours Ship - Norwegian Jewel Choice of Ships

    This superb 16-night cruise and land tour showcases the awe-inspiring natural beauty of the Canadian Rockies from the comfort of the famous Rocky Mountaineer, and the ever-changing vistas of Alaska on board Norwegian Jewel, Pearl or Bliss. Includes return flights from the UK and VIP door-to-door home pick-up service 2018 - May, Jun, Aug, Sep

    Alaska Cruise with Rocky Mountains Rail tour Fly Cruise Package
    From £4549pp
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  • Alaska Cruise and Rockies Tour

    19 Nights - Calgary to Vancouver

    Travelmarvel by APT Ship - Volendam Choice of Ships

    Combine a tour of Canada's dramatic Rocky Mountains with a 7-night cruise of Alaska' stunning Inside Passage on this premium 19-night cruise and land tour, with return flights from the UK 2018 - Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
    Exclusive £50pp discount!

    Alaska Cruise and Passage Through the Rockies Fly Cruise Package
    From £4745pp
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  • Nova Scotia and St Lawrence in the Fall

    28 Nights - Dover to Southampton

    Saga Ship - Saga Sapphire Saga Sapphire

    Experience the glorious colours of Canada in the fall on this no-fly cruise from Dover with overnight stops in the beautiful cities of Halifax, Montreal and Quebec 2018 - Sep
    Save up to 35%!

    Nova Scotia and St Lawrence in the Fall No Fly Cruise
    From £6091pp
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  • In the Wake of Pioneers

    14 Nights - Nome to Vancouver

    Ponant Luxury Expeditions Ship - Le Boreal Choice of Ships

    Follow in the footsteps of gold miners on this superb luxury expedition to the majestic glaciers, soaring mountains and glistening lakes of Alaska and British Columbia 2018 - Sep
    Save up to 20%!

    In the Wake of Pioneers Cruise Only
    From £7155pp
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  • North Pacific Passage

    24 Nights - Tokyo to Vancouver

    Viking Ocean Cruises Ship - Viking Spirit Viking Spirit

    Cross the Pacific Ocean from Tokyo to Vancouver on this unique 24-night holiday and uncover the mysteries of Japan, visit remote Russian cities and see mighty glaciers in Alaska's Inside Passage. Includes return flights from the UK and shore excursions 2019 - May
    Save £500pp!

    North Pacific Passage Fly Cruise Package
    From £7195pp
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  • Iceland and Atlantic Canada

    13 Nights - Reykjavik to Quebec City

    Scenic Ship - Scenic Eclipse Scenic Eclipse

    A unique 13-night all-inclusive expedition cruise holiday from the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik to the natural beauty of Greenland and Newfoundland in Canada, on brand new, state-of-the-art Scenic Eclipse, with thrilling Zodiac excursions and return flights from the UK 2019 - Aug
    Exclusive Blue Water price!

    Iceland and Atlantic Canada Fly Cruise Package
    From £7595pp
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  • Luxury Northwest Passage Expedition

    22 Nights - Kangerlussuaq to Nome

    Ponant Luxury Expeditions Ship - Le Soleal Le Soleal

    This once-in-a-lifetime luxury expedition voyage on mega-yacht Le Soleal follows in the footsteps of famous Arctic explorers through the legendary Northwest Passage. Includes charter flight from Paris to Kangerlussuaq, and return flight from Nome to Seattle 2018 - Aug

    Luxury Northwest Passage Expedition Cruise Only
    From £11235pp
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  • Exploring the Arctic Land of the Caribou

    14 Nights - St. John's to Montreal

    Hurtigruten Ship - Spitsbergen Spitsbergen

    Discover Viking history, Inuit culture, spectacular scenery and a rich array of wildlife on this amazing expedition along the magnificent coastline of Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada, with fascinating onboard lectures from the experienced Expedition Team

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  • From Canada to Greenland

    14 Nights - St. John's to Kangerlussuaq

    Hurtigruten Ship - Spitsbergen Spitsbergen

    Sail from Canada to Greenland across Baffin Bay and discover stunning Arctic scenery, fascinating Viking history and amazing wildlife on this superb expedition on board Spitsbergen, with fascinating onboard lectures from the experienced Expedition Team
    Exclusive £100pp discount!

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  • Rocky Mountain Tour and Alaska Cruise

    16 Nights - Seattle and back

    Titan Hitours Ship - Norwegian Jewel Choice of Ships

    A guided Rocky Mountains coach tour from Calgary via Banff and Kamloops to Seattle is followed by a Seattle roundtrip NCL voyage visiting Alaskan ports and the twin Sawyer Glaciers, ending with a 3-night stay in Vancouver

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  • Canada in the Fall

    28 Nights - Liverpool and back

    Cruise and Maritime Ship - Marco Polo Marco Polo

    Enjoy an epic voyage of discovery, exploring spectacular Eastern Canada in the glorious fall on board elegant Marco Polo, on this no-fly cruise from the UK. There is the option to embark in Belfast

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  • Northwest Passage Explorer

    32 Nights - Anchorage to New York

    Crystal Cruises Ship - Crystal Serenity Crystal Serenity

    Follow in the footsteps of intrepid explorers on this once-in-a-lifetime luxury expedition through the unparalleled landscapes of the legendary Northwest Passage, with included Zodiac excursions, enriching lectures and overnight stop in lively New York City
    Book now to save £640pp!

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Canada Highlights

Charlottetown

Charlottetown is a Victorian-era city on Prince Edward Island and is the county seat of Queen's County. Tours of the town can be taken by double-decker bus or horse-drawn trolley, which takes in the historic Prince Street area and its clapper-board houses. Visits may be offered to the homestead of Lucy Maud Montgomery which inspired her to write 'Anne of Green Gables'.

Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island, Canada)

Corner Brook

Situated on the island of Newfoundland in the Gulf of St Lawrence, Corner Brook is a gateway to hiking trails and the scenic wilderness of Gros Morne National Park. The park is dominated by 2600-ft Gros Morne mountain, a part of the Long Range, and is a spectacular area of alpine plateau, fjords, glacial valleys, lakes, and waterfalls fed by snow-melt in the summer. The town is growing as a centre of the film industry, and is home to the Atlantic Studios Cooperative.

Halifax

Halifax was Canada's first British town, founded in 1749 and a gateway to Nova Scotia's rugged coastline and picturesque countryside. The coastline is famed for its string of well-preserved lighthouses, including the much-photographed example at Peggy's Cove. Halifax is overlooked by the citadel of Fort George, and has a boardwalk with restaurants, shops and museums.

Halifax (Nova Scotia, Canada)

Montreal

Montreal sits on the St Lawrence River, and combines the flavours of North America with the culture of France. Old Montreal has a strong caf' culture, interesting shops and the Jean-Talom Market in Little Italy. The grand City Hall can be found near the port, and early high-rise commercial buildings can be seen on the Place d'Armes. Montreal has many art galleries and museums, and the 19th-century Basilica of Notre Dame.

New Brunswick

The chief port for the province of New Brunswick is Saint John, an attractive city which gives access to the famous Reversing River Rapids in the Bay of Fundy, and scenic forests, hills and coastline. St John has an Old City Market, built by shipwrights and topped with a roof in the shape of a ship's hull, and the 19th-century British Carleton Martello Tower. Tours can be taken by horse-drawn trolley, passing the old courthouse and King's Square, laid out in the shape of the Union Jack.

Quebec

The old city of Quebec is situated on the St Lawrence River and is dominated by the 19th-century hotel of Chateau Frontenac and its huge red brick and green-roofed tower. Tours by horse-drawn carriage take visitors to the charming Quartier Petit-Chaplain beside Old Port, and the cobbled streets and chic boutiques of the Lower Town. A spectacular funicular links the Lower and Upper Towns. Six miles outside Quebec are the Montmorency Falls, one and half times higher than Niagara and crossed by a suspension bridge.

Quebec (Canada)

Saguenay

Saguenay is situated at the head of the scenic Saguenay Fjord, a glacial valley below the mountains of Valin. This area of Quebec is renowned for its natural beauty and the St Lawrence Marine Park, where rare blue whales and belugas are sometimes seen. Villages line the fjord, including L'Anse-Saint-Jean which has an historic covered bridge.

Saint John

Saint John is the chief port of New Brunswick Province, an attractive city and gateway to untamed countryside and the scenic coastline of New England. The town has an Old City Market which is topped with a roof built in the shape of a ship's hull, and the 19th-century British Carleton Martello Tower. Horse-drawn trolley tours might include the Old Courthouse and Kings Square. In the Bay of Fundy are the famous Reversing River Rapids.

Saint John (New Brunswick, Canada)

St John's

The historic port of St John's is the capital of Newfoundland island and the oldest city in Canada. The landscape of Newfoundland is very scenic, with ancient volcanoes, and icebergs which have calved from glaciers in Greenland. Cabot Tower can be seen at the mouth of the harbour on Signal Hill, and Witless Bay has an Ecological Reserve and a puffin colony.

Sydney

Sydney is Canada's third-largest city, located on picturesque Cape Breton Island. It was founded in 1785 by British Loyalists and has a Scottish flavour ' the Highland Village at Hector's Point is a tribute to the Gaelic heritage of Nova Scotia. Nearby Baddeck is on the shore of Bras d'Or Lake and was once the summer home of Alexander Graham Bell. Other visits might include Fortress Louisbourg, which is a living museum where locals dress in period costume.

Toronto

Modern shopping malls, skyscrapers and restored 19th-century buildings make up Toronto, where the harbour area has been reclaimed from the old docks to create shops, restaurants and seating areas. Visitors can ascend the CN Tower, which offers a 360-degree view of the city. The key attraction is nearby Niagara Falls, trips by boat through the mist given off by the falling water, and the tunnels hewn out of the rock behind them.

Toronto (Canada)

Vancouver

The beauty of the natural landscape around Vancouver attracts visitors for skiing, hiking and fishing, and the port is a common call for cruises to Alaska and the Inside Passage. In the city there are good restaurants in the warehouse district of Yaletown, shopping opportunities in Robson Street and Granville Island, Chinatown and the restored Gastown district. One of Vancouver's most popular attractions is the Capilano Suspension Bridge above the Capilano Canyon, and the Treetop Walk.

Vancouver (Canada)
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