Alaska, eternally popular with a wide range of cruisers, offers up untouched scenery and an abundance of natural wonders. Adventure awaits in Alaska, with guests able to zipline in Ketchikan or kayak in Juneau and spot wildlife like nowhere else on earth.
Why Holland America Line loves Alaska
After taking travellers to Alaska for 75 years, we’ve come to know this land intimately. It’s spectacular scenery, wildlife and native cultures. We want travel partners (and their clients) to discover the best ways to get to know and love it as we do.
Nothing tops a HAL cruise for the best introduction to Alaska’s ice-age glaciers, Inside Passage ports and marine life, our perfectly-sized ships taking guests closer to every calving glacier, every whale splash, every tranquil inlet.
Travellers can combine their cruise with a stay at our McKinley Chalet Resort in Denali National Park and hike through taiga forests, spot caribou and grizzlies on an included Tundra Wilderness Tour.
Guests can truly embrace the wonders of the natural world with a cruise stay in Fairbanks, guests can spot the northern lights during aurora season (21 August to 21 April). Alongside mountain ranges, wildlife and peaceful rivers and lakes, this region experiences 24 hours of sunlight for 70 days during the midnight sun season, which lasts from 22 April to 20 August.
Cruise and stay in Anchorage to explore the native village of Ekultna and the traditional home of the Dena'ina Athabascan people. Guests can wander down expansive trails to see wildlife as well as impressive glaciers.
By riding the scenic white pass summit railway, guests can take in impressive sights from the comfort of a train. A stay in Haines allows guests to fully experience Haines’ unique ecology as well as learn about the wildlife that lives there, such as the majestic eagle.
Don't miss this excursionThe dogsled camp at Juneau is where guests can experience a uniquely Alaskan activity and learn about the state’s official sport. Discover how the dogs are cared for while admiring these adorable pups.
Recommend Alaska cruises to guests who want to witness once-in-a-lifetime wildlife and landscapes and get up close to multiple natural wonders
Guests can choose from a wide range of itineraries to suit every interest, from animal spotting, ziplining, or shopping
Time to explore
Each cruise line offers a different experience of Alaska, with cruises ranging from four to 16 nights available, so guests can explore as much of the area as they like
Cruise Trade News March 2023 Digital Edition
With what seems to be unrelenting speed, we are fast approaching Easter and yet another milestone in the year.
We wanted to mark this time with something special and as with our annual Christmas cruise advent calendar, something that will provide a little added cheer to your day-to-day jobs. So, with plenty of fanfare, we are launching our first Cruise Trade News Easter egg hunt, in collaboration with Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines.