Southeast Alaska Cruise

Eight-Day / Seven-Night Alaska Cruise
Departing from Juneau, AK

Experience the awe-inspiring wildlife and scenery that make Alaska one of the most beautiful cruise regions in the world. American Cruise Lines offers the most sophisticated onboard atmosphere of a select few cruise lines that are permitted into Glacier Bay, giving you unprecedented access to the National Park in perfect comfort. Here you’ll witness Bald eagles, deep blue glaciers and quaint fishing village’s, and humpback whales.

Our expert guides will bring the wonders of this region to life through carefully planned shore tours. You’ll experience the majestic sights at Tracy Arm, the grand South Sawyer Glacier and the restored Gold Rush town of Skagway. 


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Southeast Alaska has a natural beauty that simply isn't found in many places. Explore the untouched natural beauty of this area on a magnificent 8-day cruise. 

Cruise Highlights




Glacier Bay



Tracy Arm/Sawyer Glacier 


Day 1
Juneau, AK

Juneau Alaska Cruise

Arrive on Friday evening to maximize your time exploring Juneau. The town offers unique shopping, native heritage sites, and an easy trip to Mendenhall Glacier. We provide a complimentary hotel near our dock to give you a day exploring before the cruise begins. Forested islands, quiet coves, and rugged coastal mountain ranges greet you as soon as you leave the dock.

Day 2
Skagway, AK

Glacier Bay Cruise

Known as the “Gateway to the Yukon”, Skagway was central to the Klondike Gold Rush of 1897. The restored town is true to its past with period architecture, performers, and old street cars to relive the experience of the frontier.

Day 3
Haines, AK

Haines, Alaska Cruise Excursion

Bald Eagles are among the most populous of over 260 species of birds in Chilkat Valley. Our onboard expert and a local guide will take you through the valley pointing out all the different species along the way. We have an extended stay in Haines to let you do a variety of things, including kayaking on Chilkoot Lake.

Day 4
Glacier Bay, AK

Glacier Bay, Alaska Cruise

Covering 3.3 million acres of dynamic topography, Glacier Bay is the world’s largest biosphere. It includes glaciers, temperate rainforest, and snow-capped mountain peaks. During the day you will see seals, whales, eagles, and bears, and come face to face with the massive glaciers.

Day 5
Kake, AK

SE Alaska Cruise

Just 38 miles northwest of Petersburg in the Inside Passage is the beachfront village of Kake. This small community of 500 is home to the Kake tribe, a proud people who have frequently defended their land against other tribes and early American explorers. The waters around Kake are well-known among seasoned anglers and boast a healthy population of halibut and salmon. 

Day 6
Petersburg, AK

Alaska Glacier Bay

Located on Frederick Sound, Petersburg is a thriving fishing community with a strong Norwegian heritage. This charming village gives a relaxed atmosphere as you explore this authentic Alaskan town.

Day 7
Tracy Arm, AK / Sawyer Glacier

Mountains in Glaciery Bay National Park

Sail under the 1,500-foot-high vertical cliffs of Tracy Arm as seals lounge on small ice floes before reaching the mile wide South Sawyer Glacier. Hundreds of waterfalls cascade down the sides of this fjord, creating a majestic atmosphere.

Day 8
Juneau, AK

Mendenhall Glacier Visitors' Center

On your return to Juneau, spend some time exploring the impressive collection of museums, shops, and attractions in the heart of Alaska’s capital.

Southeast Alaska cruises video

The Alaska Inside Passage is a majestic coastal route along a network of passages which weave through the islands along the Pacific Coast of North America. Discover southeastern Alaska, British Columbia and Puget Sound with this eleven night cruise aboard American Spirit.

Date # of Nights Departure Location Ship
Jun 25, 2016 7 Juneau, AK American Spirit reserve now
Jul 2, 2016 7 Juneau, AK American Spirit reserve now
Jul 9, 2016 7 Juneau, AK American Spirit reserve now
Jul 16, 2016 7 Juneau, AK American Spirit reserve now
Jul 23, 2016 7 Juneau, AK American Spirit reserve now
Jun 24, 2017 7 Juneau, AK American Spirit reserve now
Jul 1, 2017 7 Juneau, AK American Spirit reserve now
Jul 8, 2017 7 Juneau, AK American Spirit reserve now
Jul 15, 2017 7 Juneau, AK American Spirit reserve now
Jul 22, 2017 7 Juneau, AK American Spirit reserve now
Jul 29, 2017 7 Juneau, AK American Spirit reserve now
Aug 5, 2017 7 Juneau, AK American Spirit reserve now
Aug 12, 2017 7 Juneau, AK American Spirit reserve now

American Spirit

A small ship cruise on the modern American Spirit is for the traveler who pursues the exceptional. Uniquely designed to navigate the inland waterways of Alaska, the American Spirit brings passengers to some of the most beautiful locations in America. In the intimate atmosphere onboard, guests find that fellow travelers share their passion for these historic places, and often become fast friends. It's easy to relax and feel comfortable in the spacious rooms onboard.  

  • Rate Schedule Per Person:  7 Nights: 
  • Owner's Suite w/ Balcony $8,325
  • AAC w/ Balcony $6,680
  • AAL w/ Balcony $6,145
  • AA $5,620
  • A $5,140
  • Single w/ Balcony $6,930

Rates subject to change

The Hottest Hot Chocolate Bar in Alaska

The full-service hot chocolate bar on the sun deck of the American Spirit in Tracy Arm, Alaska is a warm treat in this chilly climate. A visionary concept of American Cruise Lines' Hotel managers, the Hot Chocolate bar has recipes so wildly delicious you'll want to try them all.
  Hot Chocolate Bar in Tracy Arm, Alaska 

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