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View of a whale's tale breeching the water at sunset off the coast of Alaska

Experience Alaska with Experts

See more glaciers and wildlife than with any other cruise line and immerse yourself in Alaska’s tales, tastes, and terrain with our exclusive presentations, regionally inspired cuisine, and expert-led destination programming.

We love Alaska and can’t wait to show it to you.

Discover Alaska

Alaska Up Close Presentations

We present curated stories of real Alaskans, from Iditarod mushers to native anthropologists on the World Stage.

Wildlife Experts On Board

In Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, we bring National Park Service Rangers on board to point out areas of interest and answer questions. Members of the local Huna Tlingit tribe share ancient stories about the history of the bay, their ancestral homeland. On every cruise, wildlife experts lead workshops and help guests look for Alaska’s captivating creatures.

Experts On Land

At our McKinley Chalet Resort, local experts share insights into Denali and its surrounds. National Park Rangers give fascinating presentations about every wild wonder. Visit artists working on Denali-inspired pieces at the artist-in-residence cabin.

Taste Alaska

The flavors of Alaska take center stage. Dine on high quality seafood that is sustainable, wild-caught, and responsibly farmed, part of our Global Fresh Fish Program. Savor our custom brew, or sip signature cocktails made from already-calved glacial ice. We serve up the best of Alaska throughout your journey.

Exclusive Shore Excursions

Indulge your culinary passions with exciting adventures in the Great Land. Enjoy fresh salmon, grilled to perfection on an open campfire. Dine on a gourmet meal of king crab after exploring Sitka’s wildlife-rich waters by Zodiac.

Experience Alaska

Shore Excursions

Whether you long to walk across a glacier, get closer to majestic whales or learn the secret meaning behind totem carvings, our award-winning shore excursions help you connect deeply with the people, culture and history of Alaska.

Top 10 Alaska Shore Excursions

Adventure among narrow fjords, rugged mountains, and verdant forests in remote outposts that tell the hardscrabble history of Alaska. From Sitka to Ketchikan and Skagway, experience top shore excursions and find out what Alaska truly offers.

Continue the Holland America Line experience with Cruisetours

Our cruisetours combine a cruise through Alaska’s majestic waters with 2 to 11 days of land exploration, including Denali National Park & Preserve. Accommodations and transportation are made easy with stays at our McKinley Chalet Resort and rail travel on our McKinley Explorer Rail. Choose from 18 itineraries, including the exclusive Yukon & Denali Cruisetours, some of our highest-rated experiences.