Voyage of the Glaciers (Southbound)

8 Days


May - September 


Average $899

Start & End Ports

Start: Whittier

End: Vancouver

Ship Name

Holland America, Princess

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This is the classic cross-gulf Alaska cruise. It departs from Whittier, stops in the major port towns along the Inside Passage, and terminates in Vancouver. This southbound cruise provides the opportunity to add a land tour prior to your cruise.

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Day 1


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After exploring the beautiful port town of Whittier, board your ship just 60 miles south of Anchorage.

Day 2

Prince William Sound & Copper Basin

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Cruise the spectacular Prince William Sound situated at the top of the Gulf of Alaska. Later, enter Disenchantment Bay and visit Hubbard Glacier, the longest tidewater glacier in Alaska.

Day 3

Glacier Bay

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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.

Day 4


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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.

Day 5


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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.

Day 6


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Today, 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.

Day 7

Inside Passage

Listen as Alaska naturalists discuss 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.

Day 8


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Your cruise concludes in the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver; take in the snow-capped mountains, offshore islands, beautiful Stanley Park and the Lions Gate Bridge.

Voyage of the Glaciers (Southbound)

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