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

Discovering Alaska and the Inside Passage

Discover the highlights of the Inside Passage and the Gulf of Alaska, admire spectacular scenery and spot rich Alaskan wildlife on this 13-night expedition cruise with a pre-cruise hotel stay in Anchorage. Includes all meals on board with beverages and landings ashore with the Expedition Team

Cruise Only
13 nights from £3851pp

Expedition Holiday
  • Anchorage, Alaska
  • Seward, Alaska
  • Hubbard Glacier, Alaska
  • Inside Passage, Alaska
  • Whale breaching in Juneau
  • Ketchikan, Alaska
  • Sitka, Alaska
  • Vancouver, Canada

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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Special flight-inclusive package - now from only £5566pp! Flights are from London Heathrow. Regional departures available at a supplement. Applies to 19 Jul 2020 departure. Subject to availability. Book by 31 Jul 2019

Exclusive £100pp discount!

Discovering Alaska and the Inside Passage Special Offer

Begin your adventure with a hotel stay in Anchorage before embarking MS Roald Amundsen in Seward. Admire the stunning natural beauty as you cruise through College Fjord and visit the remarkable Hubbard Glacier, the largest tidewater glacier in North America.

Explore the native settlement of Icy Strait Point and visit the small Alaskan town of Haines which is framed by glacier covered mountains. Watch the awe-inspiring scenery glide past as you cruise through Tracy Arm Fjord and Endicott Arm and then enjoy a leisurely stroll through the Inside Passage town of Sitka.

Discover one of Alaska's oldest towns, Wrangell and experience the tranquillity and wilderness of the Misty Fjords National Monument. Learn about the fascinating Indian heritage of Ketchikan before cruising on to Vancouver.

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Discovering Alaska and the Inside Passage

Day 1 - Anchorage (Alaska)

Begin your adventure with an overnight hotel stay in Anchorage, giving you plenty of time to explore this exciting city.

Day 2 - Anchorage - Seward

Transfer to Seward where you will embark MS Roald Amundsen.

Day 3 - Cruising College Fjord and Prince William Sound

This morning, marvel at the amazing natural beauty of the less-visited College Fjord which showcases an impressive collection of glaciers. See where the ice and forests meet before cruising onto Prince William Sound.

Day 4 - At Sea - Hubbard Glacier

Spend the morning at sea enjoying the ships facilities before arriving at Hubbard Glacier; the largest tidewater glacier in North America. This remarkable glacier is surrounded by snow-capped mountains, creating a series of awe-inspiring views.

Day 5 - Icy Strait Point

Icy Strait Point offers a glimpse into a life of native settlement. Admire the intricate carvings on the houses and read stories of the clans on the totem poles.

Day 6 - Haines

The small Alaskan town of Haines is framed by glacier-covered mountains and is known for its artist community. Haines had been the home of Chilkat Tlingit people for centuries, before European traders came in the late 19th century, followed by the gold rush era.

Day 7 - Cruising Tracy Arm and Endicott Arm

Admire the stunning scenery of lush greenery, towering cliffs and deep valleys as you cruise Tracy Arm and Endicott Arm.

Day 8 - Sitka

Sitka has an eclectic blend of Alaska Native, Russian, and American history in a dramatic and beautiful open-ocean setting. This is one of the best Inside Passage towns to explore on foot, with such sights as St. Michael's Cathedral, Sheldon Jackson Museum, Castle Hill, Sitka National Historical Park, and the Alaska Raptor Centre topping the town's must-see list. Sitka has beautiful scenery and rich wildlife, the nearby ocean is a great place to spot whales in the summer.

Day 9 - Petersburg

Rarely-visited Petersburg is a thriving fishing village with a strong Norwegian heritage and stunning scenery.

Day 10 - Wrangell

Wrangell is one of the oldest towns in Alaska and has been governed by four different nations - Tlingit, Russia, Britain and the United States. Delve into the history of the area by visiting the petroglyphs on the beach.

Day 11 - Misty Fjords National Monument

The wilderness area of Misty Fjords showcases thick evergreen rain-forests, granite cliffs adorned by dramatic waterfalls and mountain rivers and wetlands along the coast. This tranquil and serene place is a joy to explore.

Day 12 - Ketchikan

The quiet city of Ketchikan is the salmon capital of the world and a paradise for fishermen and nature-lovers alike. Perhaps discover Ketchikan's fascinating Indian heritage and see the authentic totem poles at Totem Bight or spend the day sightseeing at your own pace.

Day 13 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities during relaxing days at sea. Be on the lookout for dolphins, orcas and whales.

Day 14 - Vancouver (British Columbia, Canada)

Disembark MS Roald Amundsen in Vancouver.

The Captain reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 12-night full-board voyage in cabin grade of your choice
  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Anchorage (Alaska) with breakfast
  • Transfers between the hotel and ship in Seward
  • House beer and wine, sodas and mineral water with meals on board
  • Complimentary tea and coffee on board
  • A La Carte restaurant (for suite guests only)
  • Fredheim restaurant meals
  • Landings ashore and lectures onboard by the Expedition Team
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • Complimentary wind and water-resistant jacket

Price Does Not Include

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Luggage handling
  • Optional excursions
  • Gratuities (at guests' discretion)
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • July
    • Jul 19th - Anchorage to Vancouver - Sailing on: Roald Amundsen From: £3851
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      Brochure price from: £3951 Brochure price from: £4600 Brochure price from: £6618
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Price Information

  • Pricing is based on a fluid system so subject to daily change
Map for Discovering Alaska and the Inside Passage