Embark on the adventure of a lifetime on a last-minute Alaska cruise. The Alaska cruise season runs from May to September, and some itineraries are still available. Pack your bags and discover a land of unparalleled natural beauty, rich history, and stunning wildlife aboard one of our award-winning cruise ships.
Get up close and personal with towering glaciers. Dive into Alaska’s fascinating culture. Go on unforgettable excursions to spot whales, bears, and moose. Extend your vacation with a Cruisetour, which combines a cruise vacation with a guided inland tour of the region. From outdoor adventure to natural wonders, our last-minute cruises to Alaska have something for every type of traveler.
The world-class city of Vancouver is a convenient departure port for a last-minute Alaska cruise since it receives international flights from around the world. Before or after your cruise, explore the busy streets of Vancouver’s city center, including the trendy Gastown District and Chinatown. Go on a hike or thrilling bike ride through the mountains located just outside of the city. Walk around the lush green trails of Stanley Park, and cross the 450-foot long Capilano Bridge, a suspension bridge that dangles 230 feet above a gorge.
You’ll find plenty of flights to Seattle from around the U.S., making it a great departure port for a last-minute vacation. On an impromptu cruise from Seattle to Alaska, discover the majestic beauty of Dawes Glacier on a 7-night cruise that visits ports of call like Ketchikan, Juneau, and Skagway in Alaska, and Victoria in British Columbia.
In Seattle, visit Pike Place Market, make your way up the famous Space Needle, and go whale watching in Puget Sound.
Seward is a wonderful gateway to Alaska’s spectacular vistas and natural wonders. From Seward, you’ll sail southbound on a 7-night open-jaw itinerary to Vancouver, stopping in Juneau, Skagway, Icy Strait Point, and Ketchikan. Cruise past the imposing Hubbard Glacier and through the stunning Inside Passage during this unforgettable journey.
Before you set sail, take a cruise through Kenai Fjords National Park. Head up the Harding Icefield Trail to see Exit Glacier. Or go on a fishing expedition in Resurrection Bay.
During a cruise to Alaska, you’ll stop at its exciting capital, Juneau. With more hiking trails than roads, this city is a nature lover’s paradise and the perfect spot to explore Alaska’s wilderness. Embark on a spectacular whale-watching adventure. Take to the skies in a helicopter to soar over and land on Mendenhall Glacier. Then go on a thrilling dog-sledding ride or trek through this icy, blue wonderland to make your Alaska adventure complete.
Stop in Ketchikan, a charming Alaskan town packed with spectacular landscapes. Head to the nearby Misty Fjords, known as the “Yosemite of the North,” and marvel at its cascading waterfalls, ice-carved fjords, and granite cliffs. Learn about Native Alaskan history and culture at Saxman Native Totem Village, home to one of the largest collections of totem poles in the world. If you’re a fishing aficionado, go for halibut or embark on a Bering Sea crab expedition, and later feast on the day’s bounty.
The small town of Skagway played an important part in the Yukon Gold Rush of 1898, and you can learn more by visiting the Gold Rush National Historical Park or touring the Klondike Gold Fields. Explore the majestic wonders and wildlife of Alaska on a rafting tour through the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Experience the sport of dog-sledding and meet and pet these canine athletes. Then, hold on and ride a summer sled as the team pulls you down a mile-long trail.