Holland America Cruise Line
Holland America Line offers an exciting cruise experience, departing from Seward in Alaska to Vancouver, Canada. This cruise is an excellent addition to any land based itinerary of Alaska. Unsurpassed luxury onboard, exquisite decor and plush lounge areas make for a traditional cruising atmosphere. Boarding in Seward, close to Anchorage, you will journey the Inside Passage – one of the most scenic water passageways in the world and one of the best places to spot whales and other charming marine life. Stopping at all of the most popular and lively port towns along the way you will explore and learn about the unique culture and history that has shaped the coastal gems into what you see today. The highlight is a stop at Glacier Bay National Park where you may be lucky enough to hear the ice calving.
• Cruise accommodation for 7 nights
• All meals and snacks
• Most entertainment onboard the ship
• Relevant taxes
Day 1 - Seward, Alaska
Arrive independently at the cruise terminal in Seward. Your cruise departs at 8pm.
Day 2 - Scenic Cruising
A day of cruising to relax and enjoy the stunning scenery and wildlife spotting opportunities as you make your way to Glacier Bay.
Day 3 - Glacier Bay, Alaska
A UNESCO world heritage site, Glacier Bay is an amazing sight. When a monumental chunk of ice splits off a glacier and thunders into the sea the impact shoots water hundreds of feet into the air. Arrive at 10 am and depart at 7 pm.
Day 4 - Haines, Alaska
Nestled on the shore of America’s longest fjord, its horizons bounded by the snowy heights of the Coast Mountain Range, Haines is a small Alaskan town with heaps of activities to enjoy.Arriving at 6.30am, giving you plenty of time to perhaps enjoy sampling fresh smoked salmon and micro-brewed beer with a tour of the Haines Brewing Company, Alaska’s smallest brewery. Depart at 9.00pm
Day 5 - Cruise to Juneau, Alaska
No roads lead to Juneau; access to Alaska’s capital city is only by sea or air. Arrive at 8 am with time for a visit to Mendenhall Glacier. Depart at 6 pm.
Day 6 - Ketchikan, Alaska
Arrive in Ketchikan at 11 am. Circled by lush green landscape and with evergreen mountains sprouting out of the waters, the surrounding area is breathtakingly beautiful due to the abundant rainfall of the rainforest environment. Explore the historical town. Depart at 7 pm.
Day 7 - Scenic Cruising the Inside Passage
Cruise the scenic Inside Passage and keep your eyes peeled for enchanting wildlife.
Day 8 - Vancouver, British Columbia
Arrive at 7am. After disembarking, transfer independently to Vancouver Airport for your return flight. Alternatively, continue your holiday by staying on in Vancouver, or for the ultimate trip of a lifetime why not consider a Rocky Mountaineer Train Tour? Call us and we will be happy to help tailor-make your dream trip.
Dates & Ports
Cruise Dates 2016
You will pre-select the time you prefer to dine in the evening at the same time as booking your cruise, the rest of the night then is yours to enjoy as you please. There is an incredible choice of entertainment options, from charming piano bars to west end theatre shows to the casino and so much more.
Selecting your Cruise Cabin
While you have so much to explore onboard the ship, our customers frequently tell us that they wouldn’t be without an ocean view or a veranda.... and we agree. There is such stunning scenery along the way; you will definitely enjoy having a view when relaxing in your room.
Each Holland America Line stateroom is finished to the highest standards to guarantee you a luxurious and relaxing haven onboard your five star cruise liner.
In each stateroom you will enjoy:
• Spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms
• Luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens
• Daily housekeeping to tidy belongings and keep staterooms immaculate
• Large, extra-fluffy Egyptian cotton towels and luxurious terry cloth bathrobes
• Salon-quality hair dryers
• Elemis Aromapure "Time to Spa" bath amenities
• Flat screen televisions with DVD players
• Generous storage
• Complimentary fresh fruit on request
• Complimentary 24-hour in-room dining
Inside Staterooms (Large or Standard Interior Staterooms)
Category: I, J, K, L, M, MM (large)
N, NN (standard)
Unwind in the comfort of your five star stateroom with a wealth of luxury products and amenities to give you the most relaxing getaway. Please note that all inside staterooms have fully obstructed windows, but there are many opportunities to see the spectacular scenery from one of the many viewing decks. Two lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approximately 182 –293 sq. ft.
Outside Staterooms (Large or Standard Ocean-view Staterooms)
Category: C, D, DA, E, EE, F, FF, G* (Full Ocean View)
HH (Obstructed View)
DD (Partial Seaview)
G*, H (Porthole view)
To guarantee a view of the breathtaking passing scenery we recommend choosing a luxurious Outside Stateroom. As well as the view, it also allows you more space in your stateroom to unwind in, plus the added benefit of a soaker bathtub to add even more luxury to your cruise getaway! Two lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub, shower. Approximately 140 - 319 sq. ft.
*This category has more than one view type. Please use stateroom number to verify.
Vista Suites (Deluxe Veranda Ocean-view Staterooms)
Category: A, AA, B, BB, BC
Two lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, whirlpool bath, shower, sitting area, private veranda, floor-to-ceiling windows, sofa bed, mini bar refrigerator. Approximately 297 –379 sq. ft. including veranda.
Neptune Suites (Deluxe Veranda Suites)
Category: S, SA, SB
Two lower beds convertible to 1 king-size bed, whirlpool bath, shower, large sitting area, dressing room, mini bar refrigerator, private veranda, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 558 – 566 sq. ft. including veranda.
Pinnacle Suites (Penthouse Veranda Suites)
Bedroom with 1 king-size bed, oversize whirlpool bath, shower, living room, dining room, dressing room, private veranda, pantry, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, refrigerator, guest toilet, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 1,296 sq. ft. including veranda.
A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Neptune or Pinnacle Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and wi-fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed.