Experience the raw and untouched beauty of Alaska on this 12-day Alaskan Fly, Stay & Cruise Package. Discover a land where the landscapes are more dramatic, the waters more pristine and the wildlife more incredibly abundant. Starting in Seattle, you'll have one night to rest before boarding the awe-inspiring Ovation of the Seas for an unforgettable week experiencing a destination that is arguably the pinnacle of ocean cruising.
Witness the grandeur of Endicott Arm and feel the thunder of ice carving before your eyes at the impressive Dawes Glacier. Be on the lookout for breaching humpbacks and pods of orca, bald eagles and even bears as you weave through the alluring fjords and miniature islands of the famed Inside Passage. Explore the unique and characteristic cities of Juneau, Ketchikan and Victoria by foot or sample one of the many tours on offer ranging from culinary experiences, helicopter rides, seaplane explorations, wildlife expeditions and trekking adventures.
Conclude your trip of a lifetime with 3 nights in amazing Seattle. Explore this vibrant city at your own leisure with a bonus 2 day Hop On Hop Off Pass giving you access to all of the cities most popular attractions. A Food & Cultural Walking Tour of Pike Place Market is also included to make this a holiday to remember.
Upgrades are available upon request at an additional cost. Ask one of our Travel Experts when enquiring for more information.
Depart Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane to Seattle - be transferred from the airport to your hotel.
Its time to board the amazing Ovation of the Seas. Settle into your cabin grab a beverage and plan your week onboard ahead. Be sure to book in shore excursions and specialty dining early.
Treat yourself to a day the spa, try your luck in the casino or see a show, the options onboard are truly endless
Alaska’s Inside Passage spans 500 miles of shoreline jam-packed with some of the world’s most amazing landscapes and abundant wildlife. From the comfort of your ship, you’ll enjoy 360-degree views of the Alexander Archipelago, a collection of over 1,000 coastal islands that act as a shelter for smooth sailing in calm Alaskan waters.
You can’t get to Juneau easily without a sprint by air or by sea. But once you arrive you’ll find majestic views and rich culture in every corner. With its snowcapped mountains, misty rainforests, massive glaciers and bounty of wildlife, Alaska’s remote state capital is the perfect place to dive into nature.
The tiny town of Skagway still looks like it did during the Klondike Gold Rush over 100 years ago— and today it remains an outpost for thrilling Alaskan adventure. There are plenty of ways to amp up the adrenaline, from sledding with Alaskan Huskies on Laughton Glacier to rafting Lynn Canal, the longest fjord in North America.
Your journey through scenic Endicott Arm Fjord ends with a front-row view of Dawes Glacier. Standing over 600 feet tall and a half-mile wide, this very active icecap is known for its spectacular calving displays which produce huge, chunky icebergs that float in area waters.
As one of the oldest cities in the Pacific NW Victoria delivers a delightful blend of romantic British pomp and outdoor Canadian pursuits. Culture seekers and adventure junkies alike get their fill at the southern end of Vancouver Island. Here you can admire Victorian architecture ayt Craigdarroch Castle and eat your way around Canada's oldest Chinatown.
After disembarkation check-in to your hotel for your 3 night Seattle stay.
The next 2 days are yours at leisure why not venture out to explore this vibrant cities landmarks such as Space Needle, The Seattle Aquarium, Seattle Waterfront or the world re-known Boeing Factory. Explore the local merchants, unique delicacies and exceptional people of the famous Pike Place Market. Take in the scent of fresh-baked goods, sample freshly made cinnamon & sugar doughnuts before trying award-winning clam chowder at Pike Place Chowder.
This morning marks the end of your amazing holiday as you are picked up from your hotel and transferred to the airport for your return flight back to Australia.