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Holland America's 18 night Alaska, Yukon & Denali Cruise Tour

Draw No. 8     Opens: 1 Apr 2022    Closes: 30 Apr 2022    Drawn: 3 May 2022

Cruise Details:

Departure: 13 August 2023
Nights: 7 nights
Departs: Vancouver
Returns: Anchorage (Whittier)

There is only one way to truly experience Alaska and the Yukon, and that is on a Holland America cruise/land tour. Begin this truly immersive journey by boarding the beautiful Nieuw Amsterdam in Vancouver. Set sail for 7 nights in your stunning Signature Suite, featuring floor to ceiling glass doors that open out to your private balcony. Imagine sailing up the Inside Passage, as you sit on your balcony enjoying breakfast. Other ports include Alaska's "first city", Ketchikan, Juneau, historical Skagway, Glacier Bay or College Fjord. With Holland America being one of Alaska's original cruise lines, you will enjoy prime position in each port.


Cruise Includes:
• 7 nights in a Signature Suite on Nieuw Amsterdam
• Cruise from Vancouver to Whittier
• Visit 8 ports in Alaska
• Signature Beverage package onboard ship
• 1 night Specialty Dining onboard ship
• Wifi Surf Package
• One included shore excursion to US$100 value pp

Land Tour includes:
• 11 nights total accommodation
• Scenic rail along Turnagain Arm to Anchorage
• 2 nights Anchorage
• Scenic 2 days Rail & Touring on the domed McKinley Explorer through Denali NP.
• 3 nights at McKinley Chalet Resort
• Visit Fairbanks, and enjoy the Riverboat Discovery
• 2 nights Fairbanks
• Fly to Dawson, in the Yukon
• 2 nights Dawson
• Fly to Whitehorse, capital of Yukon territory.
• 1 night Whitehorse 
• Taste of Yukon day trip with dog sledding
• Fly back to Vancouver with 1 night in Vancouver at the end.

With Holland America's "Have it All" offer, you will enjoy a Signature Beverage Package which includes wine, beer, spirits, cocktails, specialty coffee and more.  "Have it All" will also allow you to enjoy a specialty dinner onboard, as well as a shore excursion to the value of $100pp, and Wifi package. 

On disembarkation in Whittier, you then begin your exploration of Denali and the Yukon. This extensive tour takes in classic Alaskan experiences, from domed scenic rail, to Klondike Gold rush history, dog sledding and scenic flights between several cities.  You are likely to see Caribou, moose, brown and black bears, muskox, and other native animals also.  Your tour will bring you back to Vancouver for an included night's accomodation, before your flight home.

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Ports of call

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Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
1 Sunday, August 13, 2023 Vancouver, Canada Embark 4:30 PM
View of Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver is a sophisticated coastal city located to the south of British Columbia, Canada. The city is linguistically and ethnically diverse as reflected in the fact that 52 percent of its inhabitants do not speak English as their first language. Ranked highly in worldwide ‘liveable city’ rankings for many years and being surrounded by nature’s scenery at its best, makes tourism its second largest industry. This beautiful city brims with attractions such as Vancouver's Olympic Village located on the SE side of False Creek, which offers stunning views of the city's downtown skyline and Coastal mountains. Read more about Vancouver, Canada

2 Monday, August 14, 2023 Inside Passage, Canada 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
View of Inside Passage, Canada

The Inside Passage is a coastal route for ocean-going vessels along a network of passages that weave through the islands on the Pacific coast of North America. The route extends from southeastern Alaska in the United States, through western British Columbia in Canada, to northwestern Washington State in the USA. Ships using the route can avoid some of the bad weather in the open ocean and may visit some of the many isolated communities along the route. Carved by glaciers and blanketed with majestic hemlock and spruce, the Passage is a region of pristine water, snow-capped mountains, deep fjords and forested islands. Read more about Inside Passage, Canada

3 Tuesday, August 15, 2023 Ketchikan, USA 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
View of Ketchikan, USA

Alaska’s ‘first city’ Ketchikan is situated along the shores of Alaska's Inside Passage within the heart of the Tongass National Forest. Evergreen mountains rise out of the water, the lush green landscape nurtured by the abundant rainfall of the temperate rainforest environment. Visitors are presented with a remarkable array of activities and attractions that highlight the town's history, industry and culture, and bring them up close to resident wildlife. Ketchikan’s impressive variety of shops and galleries feature work by many of the island’s resident artists as well as an assortment of souvenir items and unique gifts that make shopping a ‘must-do’. Read more about Ketchikan, USA

4 Wednesday, August 16, 2023 Juneau, USA 10:00 AM 10:00 PM
View of Juneau, USA

Built on a narrow shelf between Mt. Juneau and the deep waters of Gastineau Channel, Juneau is Alaska's state capital and a rewarding destination for glacier viewing. Juneau is a blend of fishermen and teachers, legislators and artists, homemakers and lawyers, union workers and frontier entrepreneurs, students and Native elders, all sharing an active port city within an inspiring wilderness setting. Visitors often take the Mount Roberts Tramway, an aerial tramway, that takes them from the cruise ship docks up to the SW ridge of Mount Roberts, providing great scenic views of Juneau and the Gastineau Channel. Read more about Juneau, USA

5 Thursday, August 17, 2023 Skagway, USA 7:00 AM 9:00 PM
View of Skagway, USA

Skagway in Alaska, USA, is an historical city where the past lives on, and a place where the romance and excitement of yesteryear linger around every street corner as well as in every bend of the trail. Gateway to the Klondike and the Gold Rush, visitors can still ride the antique White Pass and Yukon narrow-gauge railway up through silvery-purple rock faces, past Deadhorse Gulch, to see what it was like back then. While in Skagway you can easily walk around town, see all of the historical sites along the back streets and stroll down historic Broadway. Read more about Skagway, USA

6 Friday, August 18, 2023 Glacier Bay, USA 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
View of Glacier Bay, USA

Glacier Bay, situated in the SE Alaska panhandle, USA, opens 90km west of Juneau. The Bay is 100 km long, with branches and 1000m mountains on each side, and at its headwaters is Mt Quincy Adams (4150m) on the Canadian border. The Bay was originally a large single glacier of solid ice until early in the 18th century. Since it started retreating, it has left about 50 glaciers in its trail and become the largest protected water area park in the world. Read more about Glacier Bay, USA

7 Saturday, August 19, 2023 College Fjord, USA 5:00 PM 8:00 PM
View of College Fjord, USA

College Fjord is located in the northern sector of Prince William Sound, in the US State of Alaska. It is surrounded by over a dozen glaciers, and some of these glaciers have spruce forests growing right up to the edge of the ice, giving a sense of grandeur that is rarely seen. Also causing wonderment, is the fact that glacier after glacier have a perfectly mirrored reflection on the water. The trip down the fjord culminates with the mighty Harvard Glacier. Read more about College Fjord, USA

8 Sunday, August 20, 2023 Anchorage (Whittier), USA 1:00 AM Disembark
View of Anchorage (Whittier), USA

Ships call at the ports of Seward and Whittier on the SE coast of Alaska as gateways to Anchorage, which is home to almost half the population of Alaska. What better way to see Alaska than taking the impressive train ride from Seward to Anchorage. You'll see wild animals, beautiful scenery, and enjoy a great meal in the diner car. On arrival be sure to visit the historical Alaska Railroad depot and walk the streets to discover interesting restaurants and a great range of stores (such as Modern Dwellers), and meet very friendly locals. Read more about Anchorage (Whittier), USA