Call us 9am - 9pm Mon - Sun 01342 331796

Search
Alaska cruise holidays

Alaska Cruise Holidays

Discover the Inside Passage

An epic journey to experience the vast natural beauty of the largest US state – cruise along the Inside Passage to Alaska. Sail in comfort through the icy fjords, watching the wildlife and admiring the snowy peaks. A must-see is Glacier Bay, where vast chunks of ice split away from the glacier and go crashing into the sea. Take the opportunity to join a whale-watching expedition or soar over the Juneau ice-field and Mendenhall Glacier on a helicopter tour.

Loading
Order by:

20 alaska cruises found.

STAR BUY

Las Vegas, Canadian Rockies & Alaskan Cruise

16 Night from £3,559 Including Flights

A unique opportunity to experience the contrasts of North America, from the gltiz and glamour of Las Vegas to the Rocky Mountains, from Banff National Park to the vibrant city of Vancouver, finishing with a flourish on a spectacular Alaskan cruise

More Details

Planes, Trains, Automobiles & Cruise Ships

15 Nights Inside Stateroom from £3,399 Including Flights

17 Day Rockies and Alaskan holiday is perfect for people who would like a independent touring experience. Visit all the key Canadian Rocky locations at your leisure by car before boarding the Rocky Mountaineer from Jasper to Vancouver before embarking on your 7 night Alaska Celebrity Cruise.

More Details


SAVE £150pp

Rockies by Rail & Celebrity Alaskan Cruise

14 Nights Silverleaf & Inside Stateroom from £3,329 Including Flights

Start your journey in the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver before you embark on an amazing Alaskan Cruise on Celebrity Infinity. After your cruise you have two more nights in Vancouver, two days on the Rocky Mountaineer and stays in Kamloops, Jasper and Banff.

More Details

SAVE £200pp

Canadian Rockies by Rail

9 Nights Tour from £2,799 Including Flights

A relaxed tour of the very best of Canadian Rockies, including a journey on the world famous Rocky Mountaineer. Tour the national parks of Banff and Jasper, plus Lake Louise and the Athabasca Glacier. The tour ends in the lively coastal city of Vancouver.

More Details

SAVE £100pp

Glaciers & Gold Rush Bonanza

16 Nights Inside Cabin from £4,299 Including Flights

An epic holiday beginning and ending in Vancouver, including a 7 night Alaska cruise and escorted tour of Alaska and the Yukon, taking in the historic highlights of the gold rush and the magnificent scenery of the national parks.

More Details


SAVE £100pp

Rockies Trail & Alaska Cruise

16 Nights Inside Stateroom from £3,199 Including Flights

Enjoy the Rockies & Alaska on this majestic two centre holiday. Experience hot springs, glacial ice fields and breathtaking views of soaring peaks. Journey over rolling foothills and through interior canyons and discover the frontier legends of homesteaders, cowboys, and gold seekers before setting off to Alaska with Holland America Cruise Lines.

More Details


Need help finding your perfect holiday? Call our travel experts on
01342 331796 Call us 9am - 9pm Mon - Sun


Discover Alaska Cruises

Alaska cruise holidays continue to grow in popularity and it is not hard to understand why. Such cruises are calming and majestic experiences in equal part – who wouldn’t want to witness the stunning scenery of south-eastern Alaska and historic ports of call from the comfort of the floating resort of a luxury cruiser?

Since the towns of Alaska have historically been built along the coastline and the state’s waterways, anyone looking to visit the area should do so by boat for their own convenience. Water transport provides the most access for visitors, for many towns (Juneau, for example) cannot be easily entered via other means of transport.

What will I see on an Alaskan Cruise?

Anyone who decides to take cruises to Alaska will have plenty to see whilst on their trip. Not only do cruises see tourists witness immense Alaskan glaciers undergoing the process of calving (in which large blocks of ice break off and loudly crash into the cold waters below) but most itineraries available also see the ship sailing through the island-littered Inside Passage; an unforgettable scenic experience.

All Canadian Sky cruise packages also include the Rocky Mountaineer rail journey; the legendary two-day expedition ascending The Rocky Mountains. At the top of the mountains amazing views of Alberta and wider British Columbia are provided. There are other packages available that include a small plane/helicopter flight in order to give guests a breathtaking birds-eye-view of the area and/or to take a day trip to a particular area of interest such as one of the region’s many National parks. Other activities that one can indulge in whilst taking a cruise across the state include whale watching, fishing for salmon, kayaking, panning for gold, dog sledding, bear viewing, snow and rainforest hiking and skiing (most cruises include a day or two for independent-roaming).

Where Does an Alaskan Cruise Go?

Depending on the Canadian Sky Alaska cruise that you pick, your cruise itinerary will see you visiting a variety of the destinations included in the following list:   

  •     Anchorage
  •     Glacier Bay
  •     Hubbard Glacier Bay
  •     Icy Strait Point
  •     Inside Passage
  •     Juneau
  •     Ketchikan
  •     Vancouver

Alaska Cruises: The Wildlife

The state of Alaska comprises diverse and abundant wildlife. Depending on your cruise itinerary, you could see everything from brown, black and polar bears to killer, humpback and blue whales, sea lions and seals, to caribous and moose. Additionally, a vast range of birds (eagles and owls are common sightings), amphibians (including turtles), fish (especially salmon) and reptiles habituate the state.

When is the Best Time to Take a Cruise across Alaska?

Cruise season in Alaska is between the months of May and September. Days outside of this late spring to early fall period tend to bring weather conditions which are too harsh for cruising visitors to comfortably – and therefore; fully – appreciate what the area has to offer. Anyone who visits the state during cruise season will experience pleasant temperatures between 19 and 24 degrees Celsius (area and month dependant); a beautiful contrast to the backdrop of Alaska’s icy coastline. Do be sure to pack yourself some warm clothing though! The days in June and July are the longest and so cruises booked for this time provide tourists with lots of daylight in which to see/do everything that they wish each day. Booking a cruise for just before the start or close of cruise season can be a good way for travellers to save themselves some money.

Planning a cruise to Alaska?

If you are planning a cruise to Alaska, Canadian Sky can help you to organise your perfect break. Call our Canada Specialists now.

Alaska Cruises Information

Our Alaska Cruises offer a wide variety of things to see and do during your trip. Check out our travel guides for plenty of travel inspiration and tips from our Canadian Sky experts to create the perfect holiday for you.


What makes the perfect Alaska cruise itinerary What makes the perfect Alaska cruise itinerary
While there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all Alaska cruise, newbies and seasoned pros will always be guaranteed cinematic scenery, out-of-the-ordinary ports of call, and oceangoing adventures of epic proportions.

Alaska Cruises Photo Gallery

Click a thumbnail to enlarge photo.

Back to Top

Get exclusive offers & deals delivered to your inbox

Tell us your holiday preferences and receive special deals and exclusive offers straight to your inbox.