Alaska Cruises

Select from a week long Alaska cruise by Luxury Cruise Line, a Small Ship Adventure Cruise or add a Day Cruise to your Alaska Land Tour.

Alaska cruises, cruise packages that include land tours, and cruise shore excursions are a popular way to visit America’s “last frontier.” Whether you want to enjoy the diverse amenities available on larger cruise ships or customize a more intimate small ship cruise for a few dozen of your closest friends and family, the experts at Alaska Tours can help you create the perfect Alaska cruise vacation.

Inside Passage Cruises in Alaska

Cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage is one of the most popular cruises in the world due to the dramatic scenery, abundant wildlife, and calm, protected waters in this region of Alaska. Quirky and colorful coastal communities add to the charm of an Inside Passage cruise. The entire southeast region in Alaska is part of the largest national forest in the country (the Tongass National Forest), which means outdoor recreation opportunities are near limitless.

Large Ship Alaska Cruises

With a dizzying array of amenities and itinerary options, large-ship cruises in Alaska are the most popular way to experience the Inside Passage. Cruises depart from Seattle, Washington or Vancouver, British Columbia en route to Alaska with stops in popular ports like Ketchikan, Juneau and Skagway. Itineraries are either round trip or one way.

Alaska Cruise and Land Tour Packages

One-way cruises can be combined with land tours to Anchorage, Denali National Park, Fairbanks and beyond. The wide range of room types on larger ships fit most any budget, and an extensive menu of tours in each port highlight the region’s best.

Small Ship Cruises in Alaska

Whether your focus is cultural heritage, outdoor activities, or quiet luxury, Alaska Tours’ small-ship cruise offerings aim to please. Itineraries start and end in Alaska and range from 7 to 14 nights. These itineraries include sights and experiences you won’t find on the larger ships, including up-close wildlife viewing, smaller coves and bays, and off-the-beaten track communities. How small is small? These ships accommodate between 26 and 86 guests, and while they may not have an on board casino or multiple restaurants, they do feature top-notch dining, spa facilities, naturalists and plenty of guided activities like kayaking and hiking.

Glacier Bay National Park Cruises in Alaska

This is the crème-de-la-crème of the Alaska cruising experience. Eight-day Inside Passage cruise itineraries start and end in Juneau. Along the way, itinerary highlights are more about experiences than locations. At Icy Strait, humpback whales are plentiful and an on board hydrophone will allow you to listen to them as well as see them. Enjoy mountain biking through the temperate rainforest when you go ashore on one of the many secluded islands along the Inside Passage. As you glide quietly through Glacier Bay National Park, roll out your yoga mat for a truly blissful experience. Gourmet food, a wine bar and spa are just some of the on board amenities. You can also charter an Alaska yacht for a private cruise if you so desire.

Alaska Day Cruises

Maybe you’re traveling independently in Alaska, or are arriving or leaving from an Alaska city where you can enjoy a day cruise. Hop aboard! Wildlife viewing, whale watching and coastal views can all be yours on an Alaska day cruise.

Alaska Cruise Shore Excursions

A great way to experience Alaska is to hop off your cruise and take a land-based shore excursion to see Alaska’s fascinating ports. With options for touring Alaska’s famous National Parks, viewing diverse landscapes, hiking to glaciers, or photographing wildlife, the sky’s the limit!

With all this in mind, the question isn’t whether to cruise Alaska, it’s when to do it and how often!

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Duration: 3 Days
Starting at: $739 / per person

This tour is not available in 2021! This tour is perfect for Alaska travelers who only have a couple of days to do a land tour before getting on or just after an Alaska cruise.... Read more.

Duration: Day Tour
Starting at: $97 / per person

On this Seward day tour, witness the amazing annual migration of California Gray Whales, traveling over 5,000 miles from Baja California to the nutrient rich waters of Alaska’s... Read more.

Duration: Day Tour
Starting at: $173 / per person

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... Read more.

Duration: Day Tour
Starting at: $116 / per person

** This tour is not operating in 2020 ** Spend a day exploring Juneau’s scenic coastal region by two-person kayak, with a backdrop of tall majestic mountains and rainforest. The... Read more.

Duration: Day Tour
Starting at: $206 / per person

Ketchikan salmon fishing day trips can be lots of FUN! You will be fishing for one or more of the five types of salmon while keeping an eye out for eagles, whales and other sea life... Read more.

Duration: Day Tour
Starting at: $145 / per person

This Valdez glacier and wildlife cruise through Prince William Sound features a visit to Columbia Glacier. On board you will have a chance to view Prince Williams Sound’s... Read more.

Fully guided cruise and land tour
Duration: 12 Days
Starting at: $2599 / per person

Your experienced Alaska guide will help make your “Gold Rush and Glacier Bay” vacation smooth and enjoyable as you experience the attractions of Alaska and Canada’s... Read more.

Duration: Day Tour
Starting at: $107 / per person

The Ketchikan tour and canoeing adventure begins with a scenic motorcoach tour to a secluded mountain lake, where you will board traditional Alaskan canoes which are stable and easy... Read more.

Duration: Day Tour
Starting at: $246 / per person

This jet boat tour from Wrangell up river on the Stikine River takes you through pristine wilderness and into a region of wildflowers, forests and alpine country, through Shakes... Read more.

Duration: Day Tour
Starting at: $155 / per person

** This tour is not operating in 2020 ** This Juneau day trip is a perfect and gentle introduction to Alaskan white water rafting. This tour out of Juneau begins with a scenic drive... Read more.

Duration: Day Tour
Starting at: $249 / per person

This active outdoor Juneau day trip begins with a 4 mile moderate to challenging hike through the rainforest along Mendenhall Lake. The beginning of the Mendenhall Lake trail is well... Read more.

Unique Itinerary
Duration: 10 Days
Starting at: $3379 / per person

Create your own Alaskan odyssey! Enjoy a fascinating overland journey across the state from the glacier-filled shores of the Pacific Ocean to the vast tundra of the Arctic. This... Read more.

Duration: 8 Days
Starting at: $699 / per person

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... Read more.

Duration: Day Tour
Starting at: $N/A / per person

This tour is not available in 2021! This Juneau day tour combines the excitement of a helicopter flightseeing tour with dog sledding on the Mendenhall Glacier! Enjoy spectacular... Read more.

Unique Itinerary
Duration: 14 Days
Starting at: $4769 / per person

Discover 4 of Alaska’s National Parks! Travel independently by rental car. This program provides unique experiences and takes you to some more remote areas! First, enjoy scenic... Read more.

Duration: Day Tour
Starting at: $319 / per person

This Juneau day trip combines helicopter flightseeing with guided glacier touring on Mendenhall Glacier. Moments after departing Juneau, you will enjoy breathtaking vistas of the city... Read more.

Duration: Day Tour
Starting at: $170 / per person

This Valdez day tour takes you on a 110-mile cruise through the majestic waters of Prince William Sound to Meares Glacier. On board you will have a chance to view the Sound’s... Read more.

Duration: Day Tour
Starting at: $440 / per person

On this Juneau trip, board a helicopter to access the more remote areas of the glacier. Enjoy guided glacier hiking for 2 hours and learn the proper use of the mountaineering gear.... Read more.