We have gathered the up-to-date information for the 2012 Alaska cruise schedules for the cruise liners such as; Princess Cruises, Holland America Lines, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Celebrity Cruises and Regent Seven Seas for your convenience. All of these cruise departures are one-way in nature. The northbound departures are from Vancouver, BC, and the southbound departures are from Seward, Alaska or Whittier, Alaska. Continue reading
Where to begin this day cruise blog? Waking up, the drive in, or the fantastic breakfast we had at The Inn at Whittier. Let’s begin with the easiest part, the timing of this new Major Marine Surprise Glacier Cruise. It runs later in the morning, which gave us more passage times through the Whittier Tunnel. At 5:15 pm, the cruise ending is just as convenient in the early evening. Continue reading
Let me tell you about a benefit of working in the travel industry – the first to hear about new and exciting tours and adventures. If we are lucky, we get a complimentary ticket. Well that is what I’m excited to talk about today. A new glacier and wildlife tour that includes a courtesy ticket made available to us from Major Marine tours. “Limited Space” and “Book Early” is the standard for everyone, even more so if one of these rare occasions happens by.
It’s been ten years since I’ve gone on a glacier cruise; it was to the Portage Glacier. Back then, you could see the glacier from the visitor’s center. This new tour is going out of Whittier on one of the famous Major Marine wildlife and glacier tours. The tour is in August, so watch the photo gallery and this blog for the report!
Visitors come to Alaska not only aboard Alaska Cruises sailing through the Inside Passage, but also by airlines flights from major cities in lower 48 states and other international destinations, and there are also travelers on wheels charting the length of Alaska-Canada Highway. No matter how one visits Alaska, taking a day cruise from either Seward or Whittier is definitely one of the best experience one could get among countless other Alaska tours. Given these choices, more often, guests have asked me over the phone inquiring about these cruises, not knowing which one to choose. With this blog, I would like to lay down some points that should help visitors in deciding which day cruise to choose. Continue reading
Starting this year, Alaska Denali Tours is now offering various Alaska cruises. There are many different cruising options available, but here’s what you can expect on one of our standard cruise options: Spectacular Scenery, abundant sea-life, fun activities, and last but not least, memories that will last a lifetime! Continue reading