Alaska Cruises from Vancouver

The popular departure port for Cruises in Alaska

There are plenty of Alaska cruises from Vancouver to choose from – whether you're looking for luxury or economy, family to romantic, 5 day to 43 day! Surprisingly enough, there are even more departures from Vancouver than from Seattle!

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All of the following Cruise Lines offer Alaska Cruises from Vancouver:

Carnival Cruise Line has only one Alaska Cruises from Vancouver

Carnival Cruise line has only one option for an Alaska cruise from Vancouver as most of their cruises to Alaska depart from Seattle.

  • The first cruise of the season (available in late April only) is an 8 Day Glacier Bay cruise which begins in Vancouver, BC and ends in Seattle.

This cruise departs Vancouver, BC, cruises the Inside Passage, visits Glacier Bay, and makes stops in Juneau, Skagway, & Ketchikan, ending in Seattle, WA.

Prices for a 7 day Alaska Cruise begin at around $500/person and go up from there depending on the type of room and dates you choose.

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Celebrity Cruises offers Alaska cruises from Vancouver

Celebrity Cruises has two Alaska cruise Ships departing from Vancouver - The Celebrity Infinity and the Celebrity Century.

Celebrity Millennium

  • The Celebrity Millennium has a "7 Night Northern Glacier Cruise"  from Vancouver to Seward that is available the majority of the season. Ports of call include Ketchikan, Sitka, Icy Strait Point, Juneau, Skagway, & Hubbard Glacier, ending in Seward.

  • Also available on the Celebrity Millennium is the "7 Night Southern Glacier Cruise"  from Seward to VancouverThe ports of call are the same except in reverse!

Celebrity Infinity

  • The Celebrity Infinity offers a 7 Night Alaska Hubbard Glacier Cruise to and from Vancouver. Ports of call include Icy Strait Point, Hubbard Glacier, Juneau, & Ketchikan.

Prices for Celebrity 7 day cruises to Alaska begin at around $800/person and go up from there depending on cabin type.

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Holland America Line has five Alaska cruises from Vancouver

Holland America Line has several Alaska cruises from Vancouver to choose from!

  • The option available most of the season is the 7-Day Roundtrip Vancouver on the Volendam, Nieuw Amsterdam, and Zaandam. You'll start in Vancouver, B.C., then visit Juneau, Skagway, & Ketchikan and depending on the ship, Tracy Arm or Glacier Bay or both!

  • The 7-Day Glacier Discovery on the Eurodam begins in Vancouver and ends in Seward (Anchorage) with visits to Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, & Glacier Bay.

  • There are also several Cruise Tours to choose from that leave from Vancouver which combine both a cruise with a land tour.

Prices for a 7 day Holland Alaska cruise starts at $700/person and increases depending on the room type.

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NCL offers 7 Day Alaska Cruises from Vancouver

You're in luck! Norwegian Cruise Line has several options for Alaska cruises from Vancouver - all 7 days in length.

The Norwegian Sun has weekly departures:

  • The 7-Day Glacier Bay (Northbound), departing Vancouver & ending in Whittier, AK. Ports of Call are Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay, Hubbard Glacier, & Whittier.

Also available in May only:

Also available only in September:

Prices for 7 day Norwegian Alaska cruises from Vancouver are around $500/person and go up from there.

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Princess Cruises Vancouver to Alaska cruise

Princess Cruises has four Alaska Cruises from Vancouver.

  • Available all season is a 7 Day "Voyage of the Glaciers" Northbound. Cruise on the Coral Princess, Diamond Princess, Island Princess, or Sapphire Princess and view Glacier Bay National Park and College Fjord while also visiting Skagway, Juneau & Ketchikan, beginning in Vancouver, BC and ending in Anchorage.

  • Also available all season is the 14 Day Voyage of the Glaciers Grand Adventure roundtrip from Vancouver cruise. This Cruise to Alaska is on either the Coral, Diamond, Island, or Sapphire Princess. Ports of call include Juneau, Skagway, & Ketchikan, & Anchorage (Whittier) with viewings of Glacier Bay, College Fjord, & Hubbard Glacier.

  • Join either the Island or Sapphire Princess in early May or late September only for a round trip cruise from Vancouver. The 7 Day "Inside Passage" with Glacier Bay Roundtrip from Vancouver cruise takes you to Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan plus glacier-viewing in Glacier Bay.

  • Of if you simply don't have that much time, check out the 5 Day "Alaskan Getaway" on the Coral Princess available in early May only. You'll begin in Vancouver, visit Juneau, Ketchikan, and return to Vancouver!

Pricing for 7 day cruises to Alaska on Princess Cruise Line begins at around $700/person.

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Royal Caribbean 7 day Alaska cruises from Vancouver

Royal Caribbean International has two Alaska Cruises from Vancouver:

  • A 7 Night Alaska Northbound Cruise on the Radiance of the Seas departs Vancouver, BC then visits Ketchikan, Icy Strait Point, Juneau, Skagway, Hubbard Glacier (Cruising) & Seward, Alaska.

  • Or the 7 Night Alaska Sawyer Glacier Cruise, Vancouver, BC to Seattle aboard the Rhapsody of the Seas.  This cruise is only available in early May and cruises Juneau, Skagway, Tracy Arm Fjord, Ketchikan, before ending in Seattle.

Prices for a 7 day Alaska Cruise from Vancouver begin at around $500/person and go up from there.

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Disney Cruise Line

Disney Cruise Line also offers 7 Night Alaska Cruise from Vancouver (starting in 2013)!

This cruise makes stops in Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, & Tracy Arm. The cruises begin and end on a Monday.

Prices for Disney 7 day Cruises to Alaska begin around $1,000/person and go up from there.

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Regent Seven Seas Alaska cruises to Ketchikan

If Luxury cruising is what you're looking for, look no further than a Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

And you're in luck! Regent Seven Seas has several options for Alaska Cruises from Vancouver on the luxurious, 490 guest Seven Seas Navigator

Regent Seven Seas has 7, 12, 33 or 43 day Alaska cruises from Vancouver.

And remember - Regent Seven Seas Cruises to Alaska are ALL-INCLUSIVE!

Prices for a 7 day Cruise begin around $3,500/person and go up from there depending on room type and date of cruise.

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Oceania Cruise Lines offers many cruises to Alaska

Oceania Cruises is yet another luxury cruise line offering Alaska Cruises from Vancouver.

The Oceania Regatta has 7 & 10 day Alaska Cruises leaving from Vancouver:

  • Starting in mid-May only is the 7 day Vancouver to Vancouver "Fjords & Frontiers" cruise. Start out in Vancouver before visiting Ketchikan, Juneau, Tracy Arm & Sawyer Glacier, Sitka, Wrangell, & returning to Vancouver.

  • Another option in late-May only is the 10 day Vancouver to Seattle
    "Majesty of Alaska"
    cruise. Again you will start in Vancouver, move on to Sitka, Hubbard Glacier, Juneau, Skagway, Icy Strait, Ketchikan, Victoria, BC, & Seattle.

  • Available in late-July is another 7 day Vancouver to Seattle "Glacial Passage" cruise. Beginning in Vancouver, you will visit Wrangell, Sitka, Tracy Arm & Sawyer Glacier, Ketchikan, & Seattle.

  • And finally, available in Mid-August is a 10 day Vancouver to San Francisco, CA "Alaskan Grandeur" cruise. Starting in Vancouver and you'll visit Ketchikan, Juneau, Hubbard Glacier, Sitka, Victoria, BC, Astoria, OR, and finally San Francisco, CA.

Prices are in the premium or deluxe range (starting at $2,000/guest) but the experience is considered close to luxury without being all-inclusive.

Oceania's Regatta Cruise Ship is a comfortable, classy, elegant ship that is not too big or too small - carrying only 684 passengers with 400 crew. 

Take The Oceania Regatta - one of the many Alaska cruise ships from Vancouver

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The Silversea Silver Shadow is one of the best alaska cruises!

And finally, last but certainly not least, the Silversea Cruise line.  Set sail on the Silver Shadow to Ketchikan - a luxurious cruise!  The mixture of only 382 guests and 295 crew is just one way that Silversea Cruises set the standard in the ultra-luxury cruise market. 

Silversea Cruises has two Alaska cruises from Vancouver:

  • There is a 7 day - Vancouver to Seward cruise - available the majority of the season. This cruise starts in Vancouver, visits Ketchikan, Juneau, Tracy Arm & Sawyer Glacier, Skagway, Sitka, Hubbard Glacier, & ends in Seward.

  • And the 11 day - Vancouver to Vancouver (July only) cruise that starts in Vancouver, visits Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Sitka, Tracy Arm & Sawyer Glacier, Wrangell, Prince Rupert, BC, Victoria, BC, & returns to Vancouver.

Silver Shadow cruise ship on a Ketchikan Cruise

Prices for a 7 day Ketchikan cruise begin at around $3,350/person and go up from there.

And all Silversea cruises are ALL-INCLUSIVE!  That includes beverages, in-suite bar, fitness classes, some shoreside events, & gratuities are included in the price.

Always check the Special Offers page as they often run specials such as 'fly for free' or cruises at significantly discounted rates.  And, of course, they have a newsletter that also announces discounts offered.

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Visitors to the Alaska Cruises From Vancouver page may also be interested in the following pages:

Alaska Cruise Ship Calendars - Location and number of Cruise Ships in town
Alaska Cruises from Seattle - Cruise Ships departing Seattle for Alaska
Ketchikan Weather - What to expect during your visit!

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