Alaska Cruise from UK

alaska cruise from uk

Cruises depart from Vancouver and generally follow the following route Inside Passage, Icy Strait Point, Juneau, Hubbard Glacier, Ketchikan returning to Vancouver.

Alaska cruises are available from early May to mid September.

Holland America have two main ships on this route Zuiderdam and Volendam.

The Volendam, was built in 1999 and refurbished in 2005, carries 1,432 passengers and a crew of 615.

The Zuiderdam, was built in 2002 and refurbished in 2008, carries 1,916 passengers and a crew of 817.

The Zuiderdam or Volendam Inside Passage cruise route includes Vancouver, Inside Passage, Tracy Arm, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay; Ketchikan, Vancouver.

The Celebrity Century, was built in 1995 and refurbished in 2006, carries 1,770 passengers and a crew of 858.

The Celebrity Millenium, was built in 2000 and carries 2,034 passengers and a crew of 999.

The cruise route for the Celebrity Century and Millenium is very similar to the Holland America ships.

Which cruise line or ship do you choose?

Like everything you will get people making goood and bad reviews so in the end it probably comes down to personal choice or the money that you want to spend. In reality when you are booking a Canada Tour and Cruise holiday the Tour Operator will already have made the choice for you.

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You can add the 7 night Alaska cruise to a number of Canada Tours including the Heart of the Canadian Rockies

Expect to pay over £2500 p.p. for the the combined Heart of the Canadian Rockies tour and Alaska Cruise with flights from the UK.

Both Holland America and Celebrity have Alaska Cruises which depart from Seattle, USA.