Alaska Inside Passage Cruise

Explore the pristine waters off the North Pacific coast with Holland America.

  • Duration: 8 days
  • Accommodation: 7 nights
  • Starting at: $699 / per person
  • Availability: April, May, June, July, August, September
  • Highlights: Sailing along Alaska's scenic Inside Passage coastline is one of the world's greatest cruise experiences. Each day majestic coastal landscapes greet you as you relax on deck aboard a modern luxury cruise vessel with Holland America Line. Along the way stops include the picturesque towns of Skagway, Juneau, and Ketchikan where you can explore on your own, or add optional shore excursions form our list of day tours. The cruise route includes sailing into Glacier Bay National Park for up-close glacier viewing.

Tour Overview

Enjoy a 7-night round trip Inside Passage cruise from Vancouver featuring Glacier Bay National Park aboard the Holland America Line. You’ll sail with the finest premium fleet in Alaska and enjoy award-winning five-star service, spacious staterooms, sumptuous dining and first-rate entertainment while sailing along the most beautiful coastline in the world! Cruise in luxury through pristine water of Alaska and each day get awesome views of the rugged coastal mountain scenery of the Tongass National Forest. Port stops along the way include visits in Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan where there is time to enjoy uniquely different Alaskan towns and perhaps take one of many optional tours while on shore.

Please note: Passengers are required to supply full legal names and dates of birth at the time of booking.



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Tour Itinerary

Day
1

Depart Vancouver

Board your cruise ship today and begin your journey through the beautiful Inside Passage. Embarkation begins at 12:00 pm noon and all guests are required to be on board 1 hour prior to departure. The ship will depart at approximately 5:00 pm.

Day
2

Cruising the Inside Passage

You will be at sea the entire day today. Spend time enjoying the many amenities aboard the ship, such as the health spa, swimming pool, movie theatre, casino, tennis and basketball courts, duty-free shops and library. Relax in the lounge or by the pool.

Day
3

Tracy Arm Cruising and Juneau, Alaska

This morning, cruise to Tracy Arm. You may decide to take a small boat tour to visit North or South Sawyer Glacier to watch for glacier ice to calve into the ocean, look for seals, and photograph the stunning waterfalls (not included). This afternoon, you will visit Alaska's capital city, Juneau. Located in the Tongass Rainforest, the area is known for its lush terrain and vibrant wildflowers. There is something for everyone in Juneau - shopping, glacier dog sledding, sea kayaking, flight seeing tours, and glacier hiking (not included in tour price). The ship will arrive in Juneau at approximately 1:00 pm and depart at approximately 10:00 pm.

Day
4

Skagway, Alaska

Enjoy a visit to historic Skagway today. The rich history and beautiful natural surroundings combine to create unparalleled sightseeing and recreation opportunities. The two most popular routes to the Klondike began here and tens of thousands of gold seekers poured through during the famous "Rush of ' 98". Spend the day enjoying a guided tour of Skagway, taking a narrow gauge rail journey over the famous White Pass Route, or touring into Canada's Yukon Territory (not included in tour price). The ship will be in Skagway from approximately 7:00 am to 9:00 pm.

Day
5

Cruising Glacier Bay National Park

Enjoy your day as you cruise through Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Marvel at this ice-age wonder as you cruise past tide-water glaciers, snow capped mountains and freshwater rivers. Keep watch for whales, sea lions, bears, and puffins as well as glacier calving.

Day
6

Ketchikan, Alaska

Located on Revillagigedo Island, Ketchikan is known as Alaska's Native Cultural Center and Sportfishing Capital. Native art and culture flourish here due to the large population of Native Alaskans, represented by the three indigenous tribes: the Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian. The city is also home to the largest collection of totem poles in the world. Spend your time in port shopping, touring Misty Fjords by ship or plane, canoeing in a traditional native canoe, or touring the backcountry by jeep (not included in tour price). The ship will typically be in port from approximately 10:00 am until 6:00 pm.

Day
7

Cruising the British Columbia Coast

Enjoy views of the forests and small towns along the Canadian coast as you sail back to Vancouver.

Day
8

Arrive Vancouver

You will awake this morning in Vancouver. Disembarkation begins at 7:00 am.



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Browse Dates & Rates

Availability and pricing can change at any time so listed rates are subject to change until your cruise/tour is confirmed. Please contact us for the most up to date prices.

*Listed rates are the starting prices, please note taxes are in addition.

MS Nieuw Amsterdam  7 Day Roundtrip From Vancouver            SEND CRUISE REQUEST
2017 Departure Dates Inside Cabin* Outside Cabin* Balcony Cabin*
April 29 $799 $1039 $1499
May 6 $899 $1139 $1599
May 13 $999 $1239 $1699
May 20 $1049 $1289 $1799
May 27 $1099 $1339 $1799
June 3 $1199 $1439 $2469
June 10 $1199 $1439 $2099
June 17 $1199 $1439 $2099
June 24 $1199 $1439 $2099
July 1 $1199 $1439 $2099
July 8 $1299 $1539 $2099
July 15 $1299 $1539 $2099
July 22 $1299 $1539 $2099
July 29 $1299 $1539 $2099
August 5 $1299 $1539 $1999
August 12 $1199 $1439 $1999
August 19 $1199 $1439 $1999
August 26 $1099 $1339 $1899
September 2 $999 $1239 $1799
September 9 $999 $1239 $1699
September 16 $999 $1239 $1699
September 23 $899 $1139 $1599
 
MS Noordam 7 Days Roundtrip From Vancouver            SEND CRUISE REQUEST
2017 Departure Dates Inside Cabin* Outside Cabin* Balcony Cabin*
April 30 $799 $1039 $1499
May 7 $799 $1139 $1499
May 14 $899 $1139 $1499
 
MS Volendam 7 Days Roundtrip From Vancouver            SEND CRUISE REQUEST
2017 Departure Dates Inside Cabin* Outside Cabin* Balcony Cabin*
May 10 $799 $1039 $2099
May 17 $999 $1239 $2099
May 24 $999 $1239 $2099
May 31 $1099 $1339 $2099
June 7 $1099 $1339 $2399
June 14 $1099 $1349 $2399
June 21 $1099 $1339 $2499
June 28 $1099 $1339 $2499
July 5 $1099 $1339 $2499
July 12 $1099 $1339 $2499
July 19 $1099 $1339 $2499
July 26 $1099 $1339 $2499
August 2 $1099 $1339 $2499
August 9 $1099 $1339 $2499
August 16 $1099 $1339 $2299
August 23 $1099 $1339 $2199
August 30 $1099 $1339 $2099
September 6 $999 $1239 $2099
September 13 $999 $1239 $2099
September 20 $899 $1139 $2099
 MS Zaandam 7 Days Roundtrip From Vancouver                                        SEND CRUISE REQUEST
2017 Departure Dates Inside Cabin* Outside Cabin* Balcony Cabin*
September 17 $999 $1239 $1999

 

Holland America has approximately 25 cabin categories. The listed prices are per person based on double occupancy, based on the most affordable cabin type in each category (interior, ocean view, and balcony).  If you prefer a better cruise cabin category, please contact us for applicable rates. Single, triple, quad and child rates are available on request.

Important Information:  Prices listed are per person, based on double occupancy and are subject to change at any time until the deposit is received.

  • Departure Date: Please note that there are not daily cruise departures from Vancouver. The northbound cruises from Vancouver to Anchorage depart on Sundays only.
  • Passport / Visa Requirements: Passports are required for all passengers. This tour includes travel to both Canada and the United States. You will need to have a passport and any required visas for entry into both countries. Passport numbers and issuing country are required at time of booking!
  • Independent land tour: The land tour is independent, meaning it is not hosted by a tour guide. You will receive vouchers for the transportation, tours, and hotels, which you will use to check in. Your daily itinerary will give specific information about where and when to check in, as well as helpful city information and restaurant recommendations.
  • Final payment is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Taxes are approximately $350 per person and are not included in these rates. Additionally, a fuel surcharge of up to $9 per person per cruise day may be charged if the NYMEX oil price exceeds $70 per barrel.

Cancellation Policy

Any time after confirmation: minimum $350 per person
45-60 days prior to arrival: 30% of invoice total
31-44 days prior to arrival: 60% of invoice total
30 days or less prior to arrival: 100% of invoice total (no refund)



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Browsing Optional Add-on's for the Alaska Inside Passage Cruise:

Availability: May 20 - September 8, 2017
Starting at: $207 / per person
Duration: 6.25 hours

Start your "Best of Juneau" day tour in Alaska with a narrated, guided tour to spectacular Mendenhall Glacier and its adjacent Visitor Center. Explore the area on your own before you continue your Alaska whale watching adventure from Auke Bay.  Here you will board a custom designed jet boat providing a comfortable platform for a superb Juneau whale watching adventure.  The touring... Read More


Availability: May 16 - September 16, 2017
Starting at: $167 / per person
Duration: 4 hours

On this exciting  tour out of Ketchikan, fill your senses with adventure and excitement as you take control of a 4-wheel drive Jeep Wrangler and wind your way up old rugged logging trails to scenic overlooks. Then grab a paddle and join your companions in a 20-passenger Indian-style canoe to navigate your way across a mountain lake, where a hearty snack... Read More


Availability: May 16 - September 16, 2016
Starting at: $169 / per person
Duration: 3 hours

On this active Ketchikan day tour, explore the waters of Southeast Alaska's Inside Passage and the Bering Sea aboard the Aleutian Ballad, an authentic commercial crabbing vessel, made famous by the show “Deadliest Catch”. Learn about the vessel and its colorful history while you cruise to the fishing grounds with local commercial fishermen. Once there, watch your Ketchikan crew as they haul... Read More


Availability: May 15 - August 20, 2017; dependent on glacier conditions
Starting at: $519 / per person
Duration: 2 hours

Combine helicopter flight-seeing with Alaska's state sport-dog sledding! On this Skagway tour, after a thrilling flight over spectacular glaciers, you'll land at a dog camp on the Denver Glacier for approximately one hour. Experienced dog sledding guides will introduce you to the world of “mushing” and the art of dog sledding. Drive the sled dog team or just relax in... Read More


Availability: May 10 - September 15, 2017 (dependent on glacier conditions)
Starting at: $400 / per person
Duration: 3.5 hours

On this fun Juneau tour find out why helicopter glacier trekking is the most exciting way to explore the scenic wonders of the glaciers flowing from the Juneau Icefield. After a scenic 25 minute helicopter flight you will land on one of the glaciers located within the 1500 square-mile Juneau Icefield. Meet your professional glacier guide who will teach you... Read More


Availability: May 12 - September 22, 2017
Starting at: $249 / per person
Duration: 1.25 hours

This Ketchikan flightseeing tour allows you to take in the majesty of Misty Fjords National Monument from the best viewpoint - from the air, in a floatplane! See towering cliffs, saw-tooth ridges blanketed in trademark mists, sky-blue lakes, endless waterfalls, icy saltwater fjords, and miles of glacier-carved gorges during this flight seeing tour. During this scenic flight from Ketchikan, your... Read More


Availability: Varies as noted
Starting at: $122 / per person
Duration: 3 hours

Enjoy a Skagway day trip where you can re-live the Gold Rush with the White Pass & Yukon Route Railway as it steams through its second century of history! This forty-mile round trip train ride climbs from tidewater at Skagway to the Summit of the White Pass, a 2,865 foot rise in elevation! Built in 1898 during the Klondike Gold... Read More


Availability: May 10 - September 20, 2017 (except July 4)
Starting at: $315 / per person
Duration: 3 hours

This Juneau day tour at Taku Glacier Lodge offers a classic Alaskan experience with excellent views of the Taku Glacier. Reached by float plane from Juneau, the rustic wilderness lodge is famous for its daily traditional salmon barbecue lunch (included). The 35 minute flight to the lodge offers breathtaking views of the magnificent glaciers and deep blue crevasses of the... Read More




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