Overview

The Seattle to Alaska round-trip cruise is one of the very few Alaska cruises to originate from the US ports. And, it promises the best of Alaska in its short, yet detailed itinerary. Visit Juneau, Sitka, Ketchikan and Glacier Bay as part of the package; witness some remarkable phenomenon, and let your soul glow in the serenity and beautific ambience of this majestic state.

Day to Day Itinerary:


Day 1
Set Sail from Seattle, Washington, USA

Embark on your 7 Night Round-trip Seattle to Alaska cruise. The cruise ship sets sail from the port at Seattle by 4:00 PM. See the port draw away and then set out to explore the ship and settle down for a lovely cruise.
Time of Departure: 4:00 PM

Day 2
At Sea

Today, the cruise ship will be entirely at sea. Enjoy the many luxuries onboard your cruise ship, head out to the deck to feel the sea breeze and the amazing vistas of the vast ocean meeting the blue skies.

Day 3
Arrive at Juneau, Alaska, USA

Today, the cruise ship arrives at its first port of call - Juneau, Alaska. Being a remote Alaskan city that lies surrounded by water, forest and other mountain highlights, Juneau offers one of the best introductions to Alaska's way of life. Explore, experience and enjoy the great outdoors with the choicest of shore excursions.
Experience the thrill of zipping through Alaska's ultimate canopy with a zip-line expedition that includes a ride on a 4-wheel drive; 6000 feet of zip lines and rappelling. Set out to check out the wonder of Alaska's Humpback Whales, seals, orcas, sea lions and other Alaskan marine wildlife, before heading out to explore the Mendenhall Glacier and wander through the Rainforest trails of Tongass National Forest.
For the best of every experience, sign up for the aptly-named Best of Juneau! Tour that blends a Whale Watching Quest, with a tour of the Mendenhall Glacier and a cruise to the Orca Point Lodge for a wonderful feast. An alternative to this tour is the Grand Tour of Juneau, which combines Mendenhall Glacier with a visit to Macaulay Salmon Hatchery & the Glacier Gardens.
For a different experience of native Alaska, opt for a Dog Sledding Adventure on either the Norris Glacier or the Mendenhall Glacier. Both experiences begin with a Helicopter ride to the dog sledding camp. Guests can also leave the dog sledding aside and devote themselves to exploring the Alaskan glaciers on the Five Glacier Seaplane Exploration tour.
Milder experiences include a Native Canoe Adventure at the Mendenhall Lake and a tour on the Mount Roberts Tramway. Enjoy the sights from the tram, learn about the Alaska's raptors at the Juneau Raptor Center's bald eagle exhibit; visit the Raven Eagle Gifts & Gallery at the Mountain House for a cultural introduction to Alaska; and enjoy a seafood feast at a local bar & grill. This shore excursion is perfect for guests with small kids or anyone who wants a relaxing experience.
Time of Arrival: 01:00 PM
Time of Departure: 10:00 PM

Day 4
Cruise through Glacier Bay

Today, this Alaska cruise continues to deliver the most amazing sights and scenes of Alaska. Pick out the best viewpoints on the deck, wrap yourself up nicely, with gloves and caps to keep yourself warm, and enjoy the scenes go by as the cruise ship cruises through the Glacier Bay.
Keep an eye out and you might witness the process of monumental pieces of ice breaking off a glacier, sending water hundreds of feet up in sky. Scan the seas and you will be rewarded by the sights of humpback whales and other marine life. The coastline often reveals bears and moose.
Time of Arrival: 07:00 AM
Time of Departure: 4:00 PM

Day 5
Arrive at Sitka, Alaska, USA

Today, this cruise ship pulls in at the port of Sitka, a city unique for its historic Russian connection and its setting as a gateway to tracts abundant in wildlife. Explore and experience its many treasures through an array of shore excursions.
Hop on and drive a Yamaha Rhino vehicle through the Tongass National Forest on the Alaska 4x4 Nature Safari; visit the Alaska Raptor Centre, the Fortress of the Bear and the Sitka Marine Science Center for a Birds, Bears & Barnacles experience; or enjoy the thrill of Salmon Sportfishing in Sitka, while enjoying the opportunity of seeing marine wildlife.
History buffs and anyone who is interested in knowing about Sitka's Russian connection and natives can enjoy a tour of Historic Sitka; nature lovers will want to opt for the Tongass Rain Forest Nature Hike or the Volcano Coast Exploration Tour by Ocean Raft to explore the ravaged volcanic coastline of Kruzof Island and visit a volcanic sea cave.
The most popular of the shore excursions from Sitka, however, is the Sea Otter & Wildlife Quest, an excursion that guarantees wildlife viewing and offers the opportunity to observe sea otters, whales, sea lions, porpoise, harbor seals, brown bears, black-tail deer, bald eagles and a variety of marine birds from a water-jet-driven tour vessel that navigates Southeast Alaska's narrow island passages.
The Sea Otter & Wildlife Quest tour can be combined with a visit to the Fortress of the Bear.
The tour operator responsible for Sea Otter & Wildlife Quest excursions "guarantees you will see an otter, a whale or a bear. If not, you'll receive a $100 cash refund as you disembark the vessel."
Time of Arrival: 07:00 AM
Time of Departure: 3:30 PM

Day 6
Arrive at Ketchikan, Alaska, USA

Today, the cruise ship sails into the last port on call in Alaska, Ketchikan. This will be your last chance on this particular Alaska cruise for an Alaskan adventure.
Join the most popular shore excursion from Ketchikan - the Bering Sea Crab Fisherman's Tour, in which you join the commercial fishermen onboard the Aleutian Ballad on a fishing trip to haul in their expansive catch and put it in an on-deck aquarium for all to see.
Experience the thrill of zipping through the Alaska Rainforest on the Bear Creek Zip-line Adventure; set out to explore the underseas with a Mountain Point Snorkeling Adventure; or join the Neets Bay Bear Watch by Floatplane, a once-in-a-lifetime wildlife expedition with the wild black bears of Southeast Alaska.
Hop on to a de Havilland Beaver floatplane for a Exclusive Mountaintop Flightseeing session that ends with a Crab Feast at the remote George Inlet Lodge, a rustic restaurant renowned for its food and views in Ketchikan; explore the Misty Fjords National Monument on the Misty Fjords & Wilderness Explorer tour or see it all from the sky on the Magnificent Misty Fjords by Floatplane tour.
Set out on a guided nature hike through the Alaska Rain Forest Sanctuary and visit the Raptor Center & Totems; treat yourself to an action-packed fun time at the Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show; or tour the Ketchikan City Highlights, Totems & Creek Street by Trolley.
Eagle Islands Sea Kayak tour, Herring Cove Bear Adventures and Ketchikan's Cultural Discovery are some of the other excursions available from Ketchikan on this Alaska cruise.
Time of Arrival: 07:00 AM
Time of Departure: 01:00 PM

Day 7
Arrive at Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Sailing through the day, we leave behind the Alaskan waters and proceed to Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. We dock here by evening; our main reason for this port is US regulations that require US-originated cruise ships to visit at the very least one foreign port before returning to US shores.
Make this required stop into a great opportunity with shore excursions such as A Stroll through Victoria to visit its attractions in the Old Town on a walking tour; a Grand City Drive & High Tea at the Gatsby Mansion; and a visit to the Butchart Gardens by day or night.
Time of Arrival: 06:00 PM
Time of Departure: 11:59 PM

Day 8
Disembark at Seattle, Washington, USA

This Seattle to Alaska round-trip cruise ends with its arrival at Seattle today. Disembark from the cruise ship enriched with your memories of Alaska.
Time of Arrival: 07:00 AM

Prices :

Ship Name Departures Embark Port Disembark Port Starts @ (USD) Route
Interior Ocean-view
ms Eurodam 29 Apr - 23 Sep (every Saturday) Seattle, Washington, US Seattle, Washington, US 799 999 Juneau, Alaska, US; Cruising Glacier Bay; Sitka, Alaska, US; Ketchikan, Alaska, US; Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
ms Amsterdam 14, 21 May - 17 Sep (every Sunday) Seattle, Washington, US Seattle, Washington, US 799 999 Cruising Puget Sound; Scenic cruising Stephens Passage; Juneau, Alaska, US; Crusing Hubbard Glacier; Sitka, Alaska, US; Ketchikan, Alaska, US; Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Dining & Onboard Activities

Dining onboard MS Eurodam:

Dining onboard the MS Eurodam is every bit as pleasurable as the other experiences on this Alaska cruise. Like the other Holland America cruise ships, the MS Eurodam also offers As you Wish dining program and a variety of dining options.
The Main Dining Room, christened Rembrandt, presents guests 5-course dinners, an extensive breakfast menu and is occasionally open for lunch as well. For dinner, guests get to choose between a pre-set, with reservations only, traditional seating or opt for an open-seating dining that allows them to choose their own table-mates and reserve a table or walk-in for dinner.
Alternatively, guests can head up to Lido, the poolside buffet venue, which serves breakfast, lunch, Dinner and late night snacks from 11:00 PM until midnight. Dive In at the Terrace Grill for barbecued delights, a pizza place, a top-notch Pinnacle Grill restaurant that doubles up as the famous Le Cirque and De Librije restaurants for dinner at least once during the cruise.
Other dining options include Pan-Asia Tamarind; the Italian speciality Canaletto; and in-room dining.

Recreational Facilities onboard MS Eurodam

Greenhouse Spa & Salon

Hydro Pool

Fitness Centre

Culinary Arts Centre

Digital Workshop Powered by Windows

Casino

Lido Pool & Cabanas

The Retreat

Mainstage Show Lounge

Merabella Luxury Boutique

Explorations Cafe


Dining onboard MS Amsterdam:

Guests cruising to Alaska from Seattle onboard the MS Amsterdam have access to limited, but some fine dining options for the duration of the cruise.
Guests can enjoy breakfast at bed with in-room service; or head to the La Fontaine, the main dining room of MS Amsterdam. Alternatively, enjoy poolside breakfast buffets at the Lido Restaurant.
La Fontaine and Lido Restaurant are both open for lunches and dinners as well. A premium alternative is Pinnacle Grill. For mid-meal snacks, head straight to the Explorations Café.

Recreational Facilities onboard MS Amsterdam

Greenhouse Treatment Room

Thermal Suite

Fitness Centre

Casino

Lido Pool

Casino

Queen's Lounge

Exploration's Cafe

Club HAL

Booking Terms & Conditions:

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Cancellation Policy:

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Cancellation Protection Plans

Holland America strongly recommends all guests to purchase CPP, though it is optional.

Holland America’s Cancellation Protection Plans (CPP) are designed to protect your cruise holiday investment from loss – no matter what. Unforeseen circumstances do arise, be it illness, family matters, work events, anything.
Buying a CPP gives you the assurance that if you need to cancel your cruise holiday due to any reason, you can easily cancel your cruise bookings for a refund.

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