This Princess cruise is the classic cross-gulf Alaska cruise. It departs from Vancouver, stops in the major port towns along the Inside Passage, and terminates in Whittier, Alaska. This northbound cruise provides the opportunity to add a land tour after your cruise.
Voyage of the Glaciers (Northbound)
May - September
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After taking in the snow-capped mountains, offshore islands, beautiful Stanley Park and the Lions Gate Bridge, sail from the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver.
Listen as an Alaska naturalist discusses the marine life native to the waters off the Gulf Coast. Watch for whales, seals, porpoises, sea otters and much more as you cruise. Scenic cruising of the Inside Passage.
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Enjoy a port of call in Ketchikan, the ancestral home of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian Indian tribes. Consider touring the Saxman Native Village, which features the largest collection of totem poles in the world.
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Dock in Juneau, Alaska's state capital, for a day of exploration in the most cosmopolitan city along the Inside Passage. Enjoy Juneau's rich history, delightful shopping district, and stunning views of the water and mountains that surround the city.
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Enjoy the quaint town of Skagway, the gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush. Ride the renowned White Pass and Yukon Railroad for a taste of Skagway's unique historical flavor, or study the outstanding collection of Gold Rush memorabilia.
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Cruise by the massive tidewater glaciers of Glacier Bay. You'll have access to 11 tidewater glaciers in the 3.2 million-acre Glacier Bay National Park. Your experience is completed by an accompanying narration from a Glacier Bay Ranger.
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Today, you'll cruise the spectacular Prince William Sound, situated at the top of the Gulf of Alaska. Deep within the Sound lies the beautiful College Fjord, home of 16 glaciers named for the Ivy League colleges that sponsored the Harriman Expedition in 1899.
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This morning, you'll disembark the ship in the quaint seaside town of Whittier, 60 miles south of Anchorage.