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

Luxury Alaska and Rocky Mountaineer

Discover the awe-inspiring natural beauty of Alaska and the Rocky Mountains on this luxury 17-night cruise and stay holiday, including two days aboard the famous Rocky Mountaineer and hotel stays in Calgary, Banff, Kamloops and Vancouver, plus return flights from the UK and private overseas transfers

Fly Cruise
17 nights

Luxury Holiday
  • Banff
  • Bears, Alaska
  • Mendenhall Glacier
  • Ketchikan
  • Sitka
  • Skagway
  • Vancouver
  • Butchart Garden, Victoria, Alaska
  • Victoria, Canada

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Exclusive Blue Water Package including 2-day GoldLeaf Service Rocky Mountaineer tour and hotel stays in Calgary, Banff, Kamloops and Vancouver

Luxury Alaska and Rocky Mountaineer Special Offer

Enjoy hotel stays in the dynamic city of Calgary, picturesque town of Banff and lively Vancouver, plus two days GoldLeaf Service aboard the Rocky Mountaineer through the stunning Canadian Rockies on this luxury 17-night cruise and stay holiday. You'll also enjoy a thrilling helicopter ride over Banff and a tour of Yoho National Park with its cascading waterfalls and tranquil alpine lakes, before joining luxurious Seven Seas Mariner for an exciting 10-night voyage showcasing the Inside Passage and fascinating Gold Rush towns of Skagway and Juneau. Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers complete this holiday of a lifetime.

Enjoy an overnight hotel stay in Calgary where complimentary tickets to the Calgary Tower allow you to admire incredible views over the city. Travel to Banff for a 2-night hotel stay, an amazing panoramic helicopter tour, a gondola ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain and a tour of the breathtaking Yoho National Park. Embark the Rocky Mountaineer for the 2-day journey to Vancouver through stunning scenery, with an overnight hotel stay in Kamloops. A 3-night hotel stay in Vancouver allows ample time to explore the area, with a guided sightseeing tour of the city, a tour of Victoria and complimentary tickets to Vancouver Tower.

Embark Seven Seas Mariner in Vancouver for a 10-night luxury cruise with a choice of up to 55 free excursions. Sail through the famous Inside Passage to Ketchikan, home to an excellent collection of totem poles, and Sitka which was once the heart of Russia's Alaskan empire. Skagway was once the gateway to the gold fields, and there is the chance to pan for gold at the Klondike Goldfields. Cruise the majestic Hubbard Glacier to Juneau, Alaska's fascinating capital, the stunning natural beauty of Prince Rupert and the old-world town of Victoria on Vancouver Island.

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Luxury Alaska and Rocky Mountaineer Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Calgary (Canada)

Fly from the UK to Calgary and transfer to the Fairmont Palliser Hotel for an overnight stay. Spend the evening at leisure. You'll receive complimentary tickets to the Calgary Tower, where you can admire incredible views across the city from 525 feet up.

Day 2 - Banff

Check-out of the hotel and travel by private coach to Banff. Enjoy an amazing panoramic helicopter tour taking in snow-capped peaks and valleys. You'll also enjoy a gondola ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for 360 views of Banff, before spending the evening at leisure. Two nights at the Rimrock Hotel. (B)

Day 3 - Yoho National Park

Today you will enjoy a tour of the breathtaking Yoho National Park with highlights including the Hoodoos rock formation and Tunnel Mountain Drive. Spend the remainder of the day at leisure. (B)

Day 4 - Rocky Mountains

Check-out of the hotel and transfer to the Rocky Mountaineer for your two-day journey to Vancouver. Enjoy GoldLeaf Service on board and take in awe-inspiring scenery including the Spiral Tunnels and Roger's Pass in the Glacier National Park. On arrival in Kamloops, leave the train and transfer to a hotel for an overnight stay. Spend the remainder of the evening at leisure. (B,L)

Day 5 - Rocky Mountains

This morning, re-join the Rocky Mountaineer®. Today you'll follow the Thompson River passing through Ashcroft and Rainbow Canyon before continuing to Fraser Canyon and Hells Gate. The final leg of this journey showcases the stunning Fraser Valley before you arrive in Vancouver. Transfer to the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver for a 3-night stay.(B,L)

Day 6 - Vancouver

Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Vancouver and the beauiful North Shore which offers stunning views of the city and surrounding mountains. Tour highlights include Grouse Mountain and the impressive Capilano Suspension Bridge. Spend the evening at leisure. (B)

Day 7 - Victoria

Board a ferry for a scenic crossing to the world-famous Butchart Gardens and explore Victoria's city centre. Visit downtown Victoria, strolling through Chinatown and the Inner Harbour. You can enjoy time at leisure in downtown Victoria before returning to Vancouver. You will receive complimentary tickets to Vancouver Tower which you can visit at leisure one evening. (B)

Day 8 - Vancouver

Spend early morning at leisure, before transferring to the port to embark Seven Seas Mariner. (B,L,D)

Day 9 - Cruising the Inside Passage

Enjoy the ship's facilities whilst sailing through some of the most beautiful scenery in the world on a relaxing day cruising the Inside Passage. (B,L,D)

Day 10 - Ketchikan (Alaska)

Ketchikan is derived from the native term, "Katch Kanna", meaning "spread wings of a thundering eagle" and was once named the Salmon Capital of the World. There are 11 free shore excursions to choose from, including a Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show, a canoe ride through the Tongass Rainforest and crab feast at George Inlet Lodge. (B,L,D)

Day 11 - Sitka

Sikta was once the centre of Russia's Alaskan empire but today it is known for its fishing industry. Choose from 15 free shore excursions, including a cruise discovering Alaska's abundant marine and wildlife, a visit to the Alaska Raptor Center, and a nature walk through the Sitka National Historical Park. (B,L,D)

Day 12 - Skagway

Skagway sits at the end of the Alaska Marine Highway and was known to thousands of gold rush pioneers as the gateway to the gold fields. There are 11 free shore excursions, from an exhilarating train ride on Skagway's White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad to panning for gold at the Klondike Goldfields. (B,L,D)

Day 13 - Cruising the Hubbard Glacier

Enjoy the ship's facilities whilst cruising the majestic Hubbard Glacier which is 75 miles long and regularly calves huge icebergs which crash into the sea. (B,L,D)

Day 14 - Juneau

At the mouth of Gold Creek, Joe Juneau and Richard Harris stumbled upon gold nuggets. Out of their discoveries came three of the largest gold digs in the world with around $150 million of gold being mined. Today, there are 13 free shore excursions to choose from. Perhaps board a deluxe catamaran for a whale and wildlife viewing cruise, pan for gold at Gold Creek or head to the Mendenhall Glacier. (B,L,D)

Day 15 - Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert is the largest community on the north coast of British Colombia. Choose from 6 free shore excursions, including a visit to two fascinating museums, a hike through a coastal rainforest to a series of waterfalls, and a kayaking trip along the coastline of Kloiya Bay. (B,L,D)

Day 16 - Cruising the Outside Passage

Enjoy the ship's facilities whilst cruising the Outside Passage. (B,L,D)

Day 17 - Victoria

Picturesque Victoria exudes old-world charm and has a beautiful harbour. Choose from 9 free shore excursions, ranging from a visit to Craigdarroch Castle to a horse-drawn trolley ride and high tea at the Empress Hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 18 - Vancouver (Canada) - UK

Disembark Seven Seas Mariner in Vancouver and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)

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

Price Includes

  • 10-night all-inclusive accommodation
  • 2 days GoldLeaf Service aboard Rocky Mountaineer with breakfast, lunch and drinks included
  • 3-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Vancouver on a B&B basis
  • 2-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Banff on a B&B basis
  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Calgary
  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel in Kamloops
  • Return flights from a choice of UK airports
  • Private overseas transfers
  • Sightseeing tour from Calgary to Banff, including panoramic helicopter tour and gondola tickets
  • Sightseeing tour of Yoho National Park
  • City tour of Vancouver
  • Tour to Victoria by ferry
  • Vancouver and Calgary lookout tickets
  • Up to 55 free shore excursions
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • Unlimited beverages, including fine wines, beer and premium spirits, soft drinks, bottled water, speciality coffees and tea served throughout the ship
  • Gratuities on board
  • Complimentary dining in specialty restaurants on board
  • In-suite mini-bar including soft drinks, beer and bottled water on board
  • 24-hour room service on board
  • Fitness programmes and use of sauna and steam rooms on board
  • Gratuities on board

Additional Information

  • FREE Shore Excursions:
  • Ketchikan
  • - Cruise picturesque George Inlet and enjoy a crab feast
  • - Watch Alaska's frontier lumberjacks battle against British Columbia's premier woodsmen in an exciting lumberjack competition
  • - Ride an amphibious 'duck' vehicle through the historic streets of Ketchikan and into the placid harbour
  • - Visit Saxman Native Village and witness a lumberjack competition
  • - Canoe on a tranquil lake and walk a nature trail through the rainforest
  • - Cruise to an island lodge to see iconic wildlife and enjoy a seafood lunch
  • - Visit Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary, Raptor Center and Saxman Native Village
  • - Enjoy a gentle walk through a historic island rainforest
  • - Join a cultural tour to Totem Bight State Park and a recreated 19th-century Alaska Native village
  • - Look for native wildlife on a hiking trip in the Tongass Rainforest
  • Sitka
  • - Discover Alaska's abundant wildlife on a cruise along the coast
  • - Visit Sitka National Historical Park, Sitka Sound Science Center and Baranof Island Brewery
  • - Enjoy a walking tour of the city and a nature walk in Sitka National Historical Park
  • - Browse Sitka's fine art galleries and watch the locals create imaginative works of art
  • - Take a memorable hike through the Tongass National Forest
  • - Tour the Alaska Raptor Center and sample beers at the Baranof Island Brewery
  • - Visit the Alaska Raptor Center, Sitka National Historical Park and the Fortress of the Bears
  • - Tour Sitka's stunning landscape by bike and hike through the rainforest
  • - Discover Sitka Sound Science Center, Sitka National Historical Park and Baranof Island Brewery
  • - Enjoy an exhilarating bicycle ride on biking trails, mountain roads and along the coastal road
  • - See Sitka's beauty from a unique perspective on a memorable sea kayaking adventure
  • - Embark on an exciting ocean rafting adventure to explore the coastline
  • Skagway
  • - Ride through stunning scenery on Skagway's White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad
  • - Enjoy a panoramic tour of Skagway and the infamous Tormented Valley
  • - Relive the history of a goldrush town with visits to the Goldrush Cemetery and Red Onion Saloon
  • - Join a historic walking tour of Skagway and visit the Red Onion Saloon's Brothel Museum
  • - Learn how to be a gold prospector and pan for gold at the Klondike Goldfields
  • - Visit the Jewell Gardens and watch artists create pieces of art at the Glassworks Theater
  • - Cycle through the rainforest and learn about the area's ecology and history en-route
  • - Climb the granite walls of the White Pass for stunning views of the surrounding wilderness
  • - Enjoy breathtaking mountain views on a thrilling zipline experience at the Klondike Adventure Park
  • - Hike along the Chilkoot Trail through the rainforest and raft along the Taiya river
  • Juneau
  • - Explore Alaska's waters on a whale-watching catamaran cruise
  • - Discover the magnificent Mendenhall Glacier then go wildlife spotting on a catamaran cruise
  • - Go panning for gold in the authentic setting of Gold Creek
  • - Enjoy an Alaskan feast in an idyllic forest setting
  • - Join a scenic rafting adventure down the gentle Mendenhall river
  • - Explore the colourful Glacier Gardens Rainforest and visit the stunning Mendenhall Glacier
  • - Visit the Mendenhall Glacier, Alaskan Brewing Company and Chez Alaska Cooking School
  • - Discover the Mendenhall Glacier and visit the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
  • - Enjoy an orientation tour of Juneau then visit the Mendenhall Glacier and Green Angel Gardens
  • - Paddle among the icebergs near the Mendenhall Glacier on a canoeing adventure
  • - Accompany a naturalist guide for a walking tour of the Mendenhall Glacier National Recreation Area
  • - Experience views of the Mendenhall Glacier on a kayaking adventure
  • - Kayak across a mountain lake to view the Mendenhall Glacier
  • Prince Rupert
  • - Drive through historic Prince Rupert to Totem Park, the Kwinitsa Railway Museum and the Museum of Northern British Columbia
  • - Learn about the history of the River Skeena on a tour of the North Pacific Cannery
  • - Tour the Museum of Northern British Columbia to discover the history of the Tsimshian
  • - Kayak along the beautiful coastline of Kloiya Bay
  • - Hike along a rugged mountain trail to a series of waterfalls set in a coastal rainforest
  • - Enjoy an interpretive guided walk through Butze Rainforest
  • Victoria
  • - Tour the picturesque city of Victoria by horse-drawn trolley
  • - Travel past Victoria's residential neighbourhoods, Craigdarroch Castle and the Inner Harbour
  • - See the upscale neighbourhoods of Victoria and enjoy high tea at the Empress Hotel
  • - Explore the splendid Butchart Gardens including the Serene Japanese Garden and the Sunken Garden
  • - Discover Victoria's iconic landmarks on an eco-friendly bicycle tour
  • - Sample local delicacies on a tour of the city's most popular restaurants
  • - Walk through the city accompanied by a local guide
  • - Tour the Royal British Columbia Museum to learn more about the area's history
  • - Explore Craigdarroch Castle on a self-guided tour
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