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View of Alaska’s glaciers on an Alaska cruise

Be one of the lucky few who get to encounter the unspoiled and unrivaled beauty of Alaska with Princess Cruises or Holland America Line. Experience Alaska’s glaciers, watch humpbacks from your balcony, or explore the national parks and wildlife on a cruisetour. With over 50 years of experience, we know how to put the best at your fingertips. Trust the experts — no one else comes close.


As the largest state in the U.S., there’s a lot to explore in Alaska – much of which can only be accessed by sea. A cruise vacation with Princess Cruises or Holland America Line brings you up close to the state’s most striking sights without the need to travel by cars, chartered boats or small planes. Our ships offer more balconies and open deck space for a 360-degree glacier-viewing experience, narrated by onboard park rangers and naturalists.

Book your Alaska vacation now to reserve the best spots for our summer sailings.

Princess Cruises and Holland America Line are authorized concessioners of Glacier Bay National Park.

A close shot of a grizzly bear, one of the Alaska Denali Big 5

Meet the Denali Big 5 on a cruisetour to Denali National Park.

View of Alaska glaciers on an Alaska cruise

Feel the rumble of white thunder as glaciers calve before your eyes.

A humpback whale breaches the water’s surface from an Alaska cruise

Watch humpback whales breach the water’s surface from your ship.

A view of the Denali National Park wilderness

Explore Denali’s six million acres of wilderness.

A Princess cruise ship in Alaska in front of a Glacier

Princess Cruises is the #1 cruise line in Alaska. With engaging programs like North to Alaska and Camp Discovery, cuddle sled dog puppies, partake in an axe-throwing competition, meet park rangers and enjoy fresh Alaskan seafood. Our innovative MedallionClass™ experience makes it easier to connect with what matters most: board faster, skip lines and easily locate your loved ones on the ship.

Explore even more of Alaska with a cruisetour, combining a 7-day cruise with overnight stays at our five wilderness lodges, all located on rivers near national parks. Enjoy seamless transportation from the ship to Denali National Park with our Direct-to-the-Wilderness® Rail Service through Alaska's wilderness.

A Holland America Line ship sailing through Alaska

Holland America Line is Best in Alaska according to Cruise Critic and has over 70 years of experience sailing in the Great Land. With Explorations Central™, deepen your understanding of Alaska with engaging discussions with local tribe members and more. Listen to the best live music at sea, and savor award-winning cuisine guided by a Culinary Council® of seven world-renowned chefs. On the ship’s wraparound deck, enjoy a front-row seat to glaciers and wildlife.

On Land+Sea Journeys, step off the ship and venture deep into Denali National Park to get closer to the mountain and iconic wildlife. Stay at Holland America Line’s luxurious McKinley Chalet Resort, which borders the Park. Extend your land tour to the Yukon and retrace the Klondike Gold Rush.

A snowcapped Alaska mountain range with trees in the foreground.
Expert-Crafted Itineraries, World-Famous Ports

Choose the Alaska vacation you want with the flexibility you need. With frequent weekday and weekend departures, embark on 7 to 18-day voyages from Seattle, Vancouver, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Whittier and Seward.

Alaskan artist carves a totem onboard a Princess Cruise ship
Alaska Comes Aboard

Discover the spirit of Alaska before stepping ashore with our unique onboard programs. North to Alaska from Princess Cruises brings Alaska lumberjacks, mountain climbers and sled dogs on board to share their stories. With Explorations Central® from Holland America Line, hear talks from local experts, and watch a performance of Alaska in Concert by BBC Earth Experience.

View of a private wilderness lodge near Denali National Park
A True Wilderness Experience

Stay on land in any of our 10 wilderness lodges – like Princess Cruises’ Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge® or Holland America Line’s McKinley Chalet Resort. Enjoy seamless transportation from ship to shore with our company-owned lodges, buses and rail service.