Alaska cruises offer breathtaking
scenery, abundant wildlife, native American culture
and gleaming glaciers. These are only a few of the
magnificent attractions that draw vacationers to Alaska
cruises. With such much to do and see in Alaska, it's
no wonder cruising in Alaska is the most popular cruise
vacation! Alaska cruises have
become one of the most popular ways to
visit Alaska. Cruises feature glaciers,
wildlife, great food, entertainment,
interesting ports of call and
fascinating tours along way. and you
only have to unpack once!
You've seen pictures of towers of glacial ice crashing into the ocean. You'll be glad to know that Alaska glacier cruises – the best way to get up close and personal with these icy behemoths – are among the most affordable and easiest to arrange day tours from Anchorage. Far and away the most popular Alaska glacier tours are half-day wildlife and glacier cruises into either Prince William Sound or Kenai Fjords . Even large–ship cruisers should hop aboard one of these boats to really feel the rumble of calving tidewater glaciers or hear the thrilling, unearthly song of whales.
offers a rich variety of marine life and
glacier viewing like nowhere else on earth.
Cruise the inside passage along Alaska's
southeast Panhandle and discover the
traditional native culture of the
Tlinkit Indians. Famous for Alaska's
trademark totem poles, you'll find
a mixture of Alaska history and
Alaska's present day lifestyle
in coastal southeast.
Enjoy the beauty and wildlife of Alaska
and the Pacific Northwest from the
luxury of your own small cruise ship.
The sheltered waters of Alaska's Inside
Passage, Prince William Sound, and
Puget Sound offer the adventurous
visitor the best of the Pacific
Northwest wilderness: wide sea lanes
dotted with uninhabited islands, narrow
straits that meander through deep
fjords, quiet coves surrounded by
snow-capped peaks, cascading
waterfalls, and spectacular tidewater
glaciers. Thousands of miles of
coastline provide endless opportunities
to explore beaches and mountains of
several national and state
Don't go home from your Alaska cruise without seeing the land side of our great state. After your week on an Alaska cruise, we recommend spending another five to seven days exploring Alaska by land. Alaska land tours can be arranged that start in Anchorage or Fairbanks and end in Seward for a southbound Gulf of Alaska cruise, or the reverse for a northbound cruise.