Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Southeast Alaska

Discover the unique ports, colourful history and amazing wildlife of Alaska with on-board experts and local guides, with visits to Mendenhall Glacier and Glacier Bay, a cruise past Tracy Arm's stunning vertical cliffs and whale-watching opportunities

Cruise Only
7 nights

Small Ship Holiday
  • Mendenhall Glacier
  • Bald Eagle
  • Glacier Bay
  • Sawyer Glacier
  • Skagway
  • Brown Bear

Call us now on 01756 706500 to secure your cabin!


Complimentary pre-cruise hotel stay with guided tour of Juneau! Available until 30 days before departure, subject to availability.

Southeast Alaska Special Offer

On this unforgettable cruise experience the breathtaking scenery of Alaska accompanied by world-class experts and entertainers who bring the region to life.

Visit the impressive Mendenhall Glacier and learn more about this geological phenomenon at the visitor centre then cruise to Skagway to learn about the Gold Rush era and enjoy a trip on The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad. In Haines there is the chance to observe a wide variety of wildlife on a nature expedition to the Chilkoot Valley and whilst sailing through Glacier Bay a National Park Service Ranger will come on board for expert narration as well as a Huna Tlingit Cultural Interpreter who will share stories of native clans.

Cruise through the Inside Passage and Frederick Sound for the best chance to see humpback whales and enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to cruise under Tracy Arm’s 1,500-foot vertical cliffs en-route to the crystal-blue Sawyer Glacier.

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Southeast Alaska Itinerary

Day 1 - Juneau (Alaska)

Embark ship in Juneau.

Day 2 - Skagway

Discover the thrill of the gold rush in the atmospheric frontier town of Skagway, gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park. Enjoy a ride on the White Pass and Yukon Railroad, a bus tour on the stunning Klondike Highway and time at leisure to explore historic Skagway.

Day 3 - Haines

Bald eagles are among the most populous of over 260 species of birds in Chilkat Valley. Join a historic walking tour of Haines to learn about the long history of the Chilkat Valley and the challenges of living in remote Alaska, or accompany expert local naturalists to the Chilkoot Valley for the chance to see brown bears, whales, seals and bald eagles.

Day 4 - Glacier Bay

Covering 3.3 million acres of dynamic topography, Glacier Bay is the world’s largest biosphere, comprised of massive glaciers, temperate rainforest, and snow-capped mountain peaks. Today a National Park Service Ranger joins the ship to provide expert narration whilst cruising through Glacier Bay. Stop at a magnificent tidewater glacier where there may be the chance to hear a calving glacier. A Huna Tlingit Cultural Interpreter will also come on board to share fascinating stories of the area's native people.

Day 5 - Cruising Inside Passage and Frederick Sound

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day cruising the Inside Passage and Frederick Sound. Surrounded by majestic mountains, this is the perfect place to spot humpback whales, bears and Sitka black-tailed deer. Visit the coastal village of Kake, home to the fiercely proud Tlingit tribe, to learn about local history and see the world's largest totem pole.

Day 6 - Petersburg

Founded more than 100 years ago by Norwegian fishermen, Petersburg is a thriving fishing community that maintains its strong Norwegian heritage and continues to make its living from the sea. Enjoy a guided walk of the docks, accompanied by local fishermen and fishery biologists, or tour the Clausen Museum to learn about those who have lived and worked in Petersburg.

Day 7 - Tracy Arm - Sawyer Glacier

Sail through the magnificent Tracy Arm fjord to the Sawyer Glacier, accompanied by the on-board naturalist, and see hundreds of waterfalls cascading down the cliffsides.

Day 8 - Juneau

Disembark ship in Juneau.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise
  • Guided shore excursions
  • Complimentary wine and beer served with lunch and dinner
  • Pre-dinner cocktails and hors d'oeuvres
  • Open seat dining
  • Lectures and evening entertainment
  • Use of on-board library
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout the ship

Price Does Not Include

  • Flights and transfers - we can arrange these to suit your requirements
  • Gratuities (payable at time of booking)
  • Port charges and fees
  • Travel insurance and personal expenses

Additional Information

  • Excursions Available:
  • Skagway - Yukon Gateway Journey (Complimentary excursion)
  • Haines - Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve Raft Tour (Supplementary Signature tour bookable in advance)
  • Haines - Historic Haines Exploration (Complimentary excursion)
  • Haines - Nature and Wildlife Expedition (Complimentary excursion)
  • Haines - Chilkoot Lake Wildlife Kayak Tour
  • Glacier Bay - Interpretive Glacier Bay Program (Complimentary excursion)
  • Inside Passage and Frederick Sound - Cultural Kake Experience (Complimentary excursion)
  • Petersburg - Signature Fishing Charter (Supplementary Signature tour bookable in advance)
  • Petersburg - Petersburg Dock Walk (Complimentary excursion)
  • Petersburg - The Clausen Museum (Complimentary excursion)
Map for Southeast Alaska