8-night Roundtrip Vancouver Alaska Cruise

Cruise Line:
Holland America Line
Ship:
ms Noordam
Destination:
Roundtrip Vancouver
Departure Date:
5/12/2018
Length:
8
Offer ID:
1275147
from
$709


Launched in 2006, the ms Noordam - named for the Northern compass point - embraces the latest industry and environmental technologies, such as her use of a diesel-electric power plant for optimal energy efficiency and an Azipod® propulsion system that maximizes maneuverability. On board you will discover museum-quality paintings and contemporary art pieces. The ambiance of the elegant ms Noordam will provide a comfortable, spacious, and relaxing backdrop as you sail the sunny Caribbean or romantic Europe.

Free Stateroom Upgrades in Select Categories, Up to $300 per Couple Shipboard Credit and Up to 10% Off Select Shore Excursions.

Please contact your travel consultant for more information.*

*Promotion is subject to availability, may not be combinable with certain fares or other amenity offers, is capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time. Other restrictions apply.

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Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
Vancouver, B.C.
Suggested Private Excursion
5/12/2018
5/12/2018 4:30:00 PM

Vancouver is a thriving metropolis surrounded by natural beauty. With parks, beaches, gardens, museums, art galleries and the second-largest Chinatown in North America, Vancouver lives up to its promise of offering something for everyone. With modern buildings set against green, rolling hillsides, this city is breathtaking; no location offers a more spectacular view than Stanley Park - with a zoo, aquarium, totem poles and honking geese. A short walk from the park leads to Robson Street, which offers the town's best window-shopping. Stores with European flavor share the avenue with delicatessens and tea rooms ready to serve. As architectural heart of the city, Robson Square features a central plaza with a food fair and an old provincial courthouse, which now houses Vancouver Art Gallery. Be sure to stop at 8 Pender St. - "the narrowest building in the world." Other points of interest include the Museum of Anthropology; Japanese-style Nitobe Memorial Garden; and VanDusen Botanical Garden. Capilano Canyon is site of the world's longest and highest suspension footbridge.

Suggested Private Excursions

Vancouver Highlights Private Tour - 4 hours

Vancouver Mountain Adventure - 8 Hours (with Step-On Guide, admissions included)

Victoria Highlights Private Tour - 8 Hours

Vancouver Stanley Park Bicycle Tour - 3 hours

Best of Downtown Tour (Formerly Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tour) - 3 hours

Granville Island Market Tour - 2 hours

Inside Passage
5/13/2018
5/13/2018

Imagine being confronted with a myriad of mysterious channels. Following each fjord to the interior, encounter massive mountain ranges, towering cliffs, tumbling waterfalls, virginal forests of two-hundred foot tall spruce, while whales, bears, seals, salmon, eagles and other wildlife. Always they were stopped by an inevitable face of ice - glaciers pushing inexorably downward to meet the sea. What must have been a mapmaker's nightmare is today cherished as the continent's last great untouched wilderness, harbouring the world's largest temperate rain forest. An Eden of the North to captivate the every modern-day explorer. The string of islands of the Inside Passage create a protective barrier to the open sea running from the Washington State/Canadian border and the bottom of Vancouver Island all the way up to the top of Chichagof Island, where the Gulf of Alaska begins its curve westward, offering a supremely serene cruising environment in some of the most dramatic surroundings on earth.

Juneau
5/14/2018 1:00:00 PM
5/14/2018 10:00:00 PM

Juneau is one of America's most beautiful state capitals, with the looming summits of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts providing a gorgeous backdrop. Once part of Alaska's Gold Rush, the city boasts natural and manmade attractions. Downtown is filled with many vibrant buildings, including must-see St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church, which houses artwork and artifacts dating back to the 18th century. From the bright mural in Marine Park to the carvings in House of Wickersham, downtown is filled with Alaska's own unique brand of culture and architecture. Often hailed as Juneau's most impressive sight, nearby Mendenhall Glacier is approximately 12 miles long and 1.5 miles wide. See the glacier on a float trip or a "flightseeing" adventure, or hike up one of its trails for a closer inspection. For a bird's-eye view, the Mt. Roberts Tramway offers a short, six-minute trek to the top of Mt. Roberts, 1800 feet above the city. If wildlife is your passion, scenic Admiralty Island has the world's highest concentration of brown bears.

Glacier Bay
5/15/2018 8:00:00 AM
5/15/2018 5:00:00 PM

Spread across an impressive 3.2 million acres in southeast Alaska, Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve offers an inspirational glimpse of what Mother Nature does best. The head of Glacier Bay is Tarr Inlet, where scientists have found exposed rock believed to be more than 200 million years old. The Tarr Inlet is home to Grand Pacific Glacier, an active body of ice slowly making way toward Margerie Glacier, which it last touched in 1912. Johns Hopkins Inlet is home to no less than nine glaciers. Framed by rocky slopes stretching skyward more than 6,000 feet, these wondrous bodies are eclipsed only by mighty Mount Fairweather, which at more than 15,300 feet is the highest point in southeast Alaska. In northeast Glacier Bay, the snow-covered Takhinsha Mountains feed active Muir Glacier. The brilliant blue glow of a calving glacier and the thunderous roar of ice crashing into the water below are sights and sounds to remember for the rest of your life. With such diverse landscape, the park provides a variety of habitats for animals.

Haines
5/16/2018 8:00:00 AM
5/16/2018 11:00:00 PM

Alaska's heritage comes alive in the handcrafted artistry of the Tlingit Indians and in the lively performances of the Chilkat Dancers, with their brightly painted tribal masks. Get a glimpse of the town’s gold-rush history in local museums. Visit the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve—Haines boasts the world’s largest concentration of the magnificent birds, drawn to the area by the salmon-rich waters. Take a boat trip on Lake Chilkoot or a glacier country flightseeing trip.

Icy Strait
5/17/2018 7:00:00 AM
5/17/2018 5:00:00 PM

Visit the waters of the Icy Strait area in the summer and there’s a good chance of seeing endangered humpback whales and other mammals gorging themselves on their annual northern feast of plankton. Each year in late spring to early summer, an extraordinary bloom of plant plankton occurs for about two weeks. Animal plankton, starfish, sea urchins, worms and clams feast on the plankton, and many of these species time their reproduction to occur at the height of the plankton concentration. Vast shoals of small fish, including herring and capelin, are drawn to the animal plankton, and salmon, birds, and marine mammals such as sea lions and seals join in the feast, feeding on the profusion of small fish. The terrestrial plant communities of the Icy Strait area are also an important component of the area’s biological diversity, and the site is one of the best places in the world to study how plants return to a landscape after glacial retreat.

Ketchikan
5/18/2018 10:00:00 AM
5/18/2018 6:00:00 PM

Ketchikan is known as "Alaska's First City" because it's the first major community travelers come to as they travel north. The city is built on steep hillsides and is billed as salmon capital of the world. A quaint village, the town is three miles long and three blocks wide. With fishing boats sailing in and float planes ascending from the water, this seaside town is bustling with activity. With the world's largest collection of totem poles, Totem Bight State Historical Park offers insight into various native cultures of the Pacific Northwest. These wood-carved creations tell colorful, intricate tales – often showing a family history or depicting a local legend. Ketchikan has many options for adventure of relaxation, including mountain bike tours, sea kayaking, seaplane riding, or strolling down the boardwalk of Creek Street, Ketchikan's most famous section with a historic cable car and quaint boutiques. Blessed with an abundance of hiking trails, Ketchikan offers many breathtaking vistas, including the panoramic, 360-degree view from the top of Deer Mountain.

Inside Passage
5/19/2018
5/19/2018

Imagine being confronted with a myriad of mysterious channels. Following each fjord to the interior, encounter massive mountain ranges, towering cliffs, tumbling waterfalls, virginal forests of two-hundred foot tall spruce, while whales, bears, seals, salmon, eagles and other wildlife. Always they were stopped by an inevitable face of ice - glaciers pushing inexorably downward to meet the sea. What must have been a mapmaker's nightmare is today cherished as the continent's last great untouched wilderness, harbouring the world's largest temperate rain forest. An Eden of the North to captivate the every modern-day explorer. The string of islands of the Inside Passage create a protective barrier to the open sea running from the Washington State/Canadian border and the bottom of Vancouver Island all the way up to the top of Chichagof Island, where the Gulf of Alaska begins its curve westward, offering a supremely serene cruising environment in some of the most dramatic surroundings on earth.

Vancouver, B.C.
Suggested Private Excursion
5/20/2018 7:00:00 AM
5/20/2018

Vancouver is a thriving metropolis surrounded by natural beauty. With parks, beaches, gardens, museums, art galleries and the second-largest Chinatown in North America, Vancouver lives up to its promise of offering something for everyone. With modern buildings set against green, rolling hillsides, this city is breathtaking; no location offers a more spectacular view than Stanley Park - with a zoo, aquarium, totem poles and honking geese. A short walk from the park leads to Robson Street, which offers the town's best window-shopping. Stores with European flavor share the avenue with delicatessens and tea rooms ready to serve. As architectural heart of the city, Robson Square features a central plaza with a food fair and an old provincial courthouse, which now houses Vancouver Art Gallery. Be sure to stop at 8 Pender St. - "the narrowest building in the world." Other points of interest include the Museum of Anthropology; Japanese-style Nitobe Memorial Garden; and VanDusen Botanical Garden. Capilano Canyon is site of the world's longest and highest suspension footbridge.

Suggested Private Excursions

Vancouver Highlights Private Tour - 4 hours

Vancouver Mountain Adventure - 8 Hours (with Step-On Guide, admissions included)

Victoria Highlights Private Tour - 8 Hours

Vancouver Stanley Park Bicycle Tour - 3 hours

Best of Downtown Tour (Formerly Guilty Pleasures Gourmet Tour) - 3 hours

Granville Island Market Tour - 2 hours

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Rates are capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice.

Stateroom Description & Pricing Info

Inside Cruise Only Price  
M - Interior Stateroom $709
L - Interior Stateroom $719
K - Interior Stateroom $729
J - Interior Stateroom $739
I - Interior Stateroom $749
N - Interior Stateroom CALL
MM - Interior Stateroom CALL
Obstructed View Cruise Only Price  
H - Oceanview Stateroom $1199
G - Oceanview Stateroom $1219
HH - Oceanview Stateroom CALL
Oceanview Cruise Only Price  
F - Oceanview Stateroom $1269
E - Oceanview Stateroom $1289
DD - Oceanview Stateroom $1309
D - Oceanview Stateroom $1329
C - Oceanview Stateroom $1349
Balcony Cruise Only Price  
VF - Verandah Stateroom $1199
VE - Verandah Stateroom $1229
VD - Verandah Stateroom $1259
VC - Verandah Stateroom $1289
VB - Verandah Stateroom $1319
VA - Verandah Stateroom $1349
VH - Verandah Stateroom CALL
Suite Cruise Only Price  
SY - Signature Suite $1699
SS - Signature Suite $1779
SC - Neptune Suite $2199
SB - Neptune Suite $2419
SA - Neptune Suite $2639
PS - Pinnacle Suite $4999
SZ - Signature Suite CALL

*** WAITLIST: Availability in this category is to be advised. Please contact us to request a quote.

Rates are cruise only, per person, based on double occupancy. Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses of $240 additional for all guests. Fuel surcharges may apply. Please ask your travel counselor for details. Rates are subject to availability and may change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

Departure Date:
5/12/2018
Number of Nights
8
Cruise Inclusions:
  • 8-night Cruise
  • Meals
  • Entertainment
Available Addons:

Pre or post cruise hotel stay.
Optional roundtrip airfare.

Remarks:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Airfare, transfers, Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses additional.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Offer ID:
1275147

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Company Info

Cruise Experts Travel, LTD.
2979 West 41st Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6N 3C8

(604) 737-8100
(800) 565-2784
 
3315-4