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01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Alaska and the Inside Passage

This 10-night Alaska cruise from Vancouver to Seward explores the magnificent Inside Passage and visits the remote towns of Ketchikan, Sitka, Skagway and Juneau. Includes return flights from the UK and shore excursions

Fly Cruise
11 nights from £4990pp

Mid size Ship Holiday
  • Vancouver
  • Inside Passage
  • Ketchikan
  • Sitka
  • Juneau
  • Skagway
  • Hubbard Glacier
  • Seward

Call us now on 01756 706500 to secure your cabin!

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Alaska and the Inside Passage Special Offer

Join Viking Orion and sail along Alaska's rugged coastline to discover fascinating traditional native culture, pristine scenery, majestic glaciers and spectacular wildlife.

Cruise along one of Alaska’s most scenic waterways, the famed Inside Passage, and keep an eye out for orcas, dolphins and whales. Travel back in time to learn more about Native Tlingit Indian culture, their art, artefacts and totems at Ketchikan and discover the Russian influences in Sitka, once the capital of Russian Alaska.

Visit Juneau, Alaska's state capital which cannot be reached by road, the historic gold rush town of Skagway, and the old fishing town of Icy Strait Point. Cruise through Alaska's pristine wilderness at Yakutat Bay to the spectacular Hubbard Glacier, then explore Valdez's fascinating history on a self-guided walking tour and learn more about the area's marine wildlife on a visit to the Alaska SeaLife Centre.

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Alaska and the Inside Passage Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Vancouver (Canada)

Fly from the UK and embark Viking Orion in Vancouver.

Day 2 - Cruising the Inside Passage

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day cruising the Inside Passage.

Day 3 - Ketchikan (Alaska)

Ketchikan was home to the Tlingit then white settlers arrived and founded a lawless frontier town. Today this pretty town is home to a picturesque boardwalk and many old and new totem poles. Explore the area's fascinating history and traditional native culture on a unique Duck Boat tour then visit the salmon ladder on Ketchikan Creek.

Day 4 - Sitka

Sitka was once the capital of Russian Alaska and its blend of native, Russian and American history can be seen in the town including the Russian Orthodox Cathedral, the Russian Bishop's House and Sheldon Jackson Museum. Learn more about the 18th-century Russian fur trade on a walking tour of the town, or perhaps take a plane or boat trip for stunning views of Mount Edgecumbe, a nearby extinct volcano.

Day 5 - Juneau

Alaska’s capital, Juneau, is so remote it is inaccessible by road. Explore its dramatic location on a drive to pan for gold near the famous Alaska Junea gold mine and learn more about the history of Juneau's gold discovery. Alternatively, take the Mount Roberts Tramway for breathtaking views of the capital, or take a small boat trip to the Mendenhall Glacier for the chance to spot porpoises and whales along the way.

Day 6 - Skagway

Skagway was the gateway for prospectors arriving during the Klondike gold rush and today the town still evokes an Old West spirit. Take a tour of the town then follow in the footsteps of gold diggers on a drive up White Pass to the Canadian border. Optional excursions include a journey on the famous White Pass Railroad and a visit to a traditional sled dog camp.

Day 7 - Icy Strait Point

Discover Icy Strait Point's restored 1912 salmon cannery and learn how the locals used to make a living from the rich fishing grounds. Visit the Heritage Center Native Theatre for a colourful tribal dance performance by Huna Tlingit natives. Alternatively, take a whale-watching excursion or soar over the breathtaking Glacier Bay National Park on a floatplane.

Day 8 - Cruising Yakutat Bay

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day cruising Yakutat Bay.

Day 9 - Valdez

Take a self-guided tour of the remote frontier town of Valdez. Here, colourful boats line the harbour alongside the terminus of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline. Perhaps discover the fascinating collection of native arts at the Maxine & Jesse Whitney Museum or take an optional excursion to the majestic Columbia Tidal Glacier in Prince William Sound.

Day 10 - Seward

Explore Seward's renowned Alaska SeaLife Center to learn about the marine world that thrives in the ocean here. Alternatively, take an optional trip to the magnificent Exit Glacier or enjoy a thrilling helicopter ride for amazing views of the Kenai Fjords National Park, Chugach National Forest and Resurrection Bay.

Day 11 - Seward - UK

Disembark Viking Orion in Seward and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Day 12 - UK

Arrive back in the UK.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 10-night full-board cruise
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers
  • Complimentary shore excursion in every port with a wide choice of optional extra excursions available
  • House wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Choice of dining options from casual to private dining and al fresco dining
  • 24-hour room service
  • Tea and coffee available 24 hours
  • Wi-fi throughout the ship
  • Gratuities on 2020 departures
  • All port charges and government taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel Insurance
  • Additional optional shore excursions
  • Gratuities on 2019 departures

Cruise Extensions

  • Vancouver Extension Extend your cruise with a 2-night pre-cruise stay in Vancouver. Please contact us for details
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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  • July
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Map for Alaska and the Inside Passage