Southeast Alaska Cruise

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

Each day exploring Southeast Alaska is a new adventure. Varied ports and complimentary land adventures allow you an in-depth view of eagles, the gold rush, and native Alaskan culture.

Cruising between ports each day allows you to experience the natural world as it has existed for millennia, where humpback whales are among the most common creatures we encounter during the cruise.

Reserve your 2015 cruise now and Receive a Free Pre-Cruise hotel night in Juneau and Free Standard Shore Excursions.

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Juneau Alaska round trip Inside Passage cruise map 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, with stops in Skagway, Glacier Bay, and other remarkable locales. 

To see more about this Pacific Northwest voyage, click the blue Day by Day tab above. 

 

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 put it all within reach by providing 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
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 3
Cruising Southeast Alaska

Inside Passage Cruise Icy Strait

The bottom topography of Frederick Sound makes it an ideal breeding and feeding ground for Humpback Whales. The Sound is famous for its whales and it is a rare opportunity for humans to travel through it. Our onboard expert will be keeping a lookout on the sundeck and answering questions about the whales and their extraordinary migrations.


Day 4
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 any of a variety of things, including kayaking on Chilkoot Lake, or an afternoon salmon fishing on a charter boat.


Day 5
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 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

Return to Juneau and take your choice of the impressive collection of museums, shops, and attractions to explore in the very heart of Alaska’s capital.



Alaska Inside Passage 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 Cruise Departure Location Ship
Jun 27, 2015 7 Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau, AK American Spirit
Jul 4, 2015 7 Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau, AK American Spirit
Jul 11, 2015 7 Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau, AK American Spirit
Jul 18, 2015 7 Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau, AK American Spirit
Jul 25, 2015 7 Southeast Alaska Cruise Juneau, AK American Spirit

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 huge, public spaces onboard.  
Rate Schedule Per Person A AA AAL AAC Owner's Suite Single w/ Balcony
7 Nights $4,760 $5,205 $5,690 $6,185 $7,710 $6,415

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. 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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