Alaska & The Yukon: Cruises & Land+Sea Journeys

We are Alaska: We’ve been cruising here for over 70 years, and it shows. We are honored our guests think so highly of our Alaska cruises and Land+Sea Journeys, and we’d love to help you explore Alaska’s wonders.

Create your Great Land adventure with Holland America Line, the Alaska cruise experts. With so much to explore, we’ve designed three distinct collections to help you customize your perfect Alaska experience. Our iconic Alaska Cruises feature the famed Inside Passage and more options for cruising Glacier Bay National Park. If Denali is on your must-see list, choose a Denali Land+Sea Journey that combines your Alaska cruise with the most immersive experiences at Denali National Park. For the ultimate journey step off the beaten path and add both the Yukon’s wild frontier and a Denali itinerary to your Alaska cruise on a Yukon+Denali Land+Sea Journey, a Holland America Line exclusive. We look forward to welcoming you to the Alaska we have known and cherished for more than 70 years.

By Land. By Sea. By Experts.

Alaska Cruises

Our mid-sized ships were designed to bring you closer to Alaska’s natural wonders. Experience one or more of these amazing glaciers on your Alaska cruise: Glacier Bay National Park, Hubbard Glacier, Twin Sawyer Glaciers of Tracy Arm, or the glaciers of College Fjord.

Alaska Land+Sea Journeys

Combine your Alaska cruise with a land-based adventure that takes you to Denali National Park or to both Denali and the Yukon. Every itinerary includes a stay at our McKinley Chalet Resort, an exclusive wilderness retreat at the gateway to Denali.

Featured Alaska Offer

Free upgrades, onboard money & more!

Book select Alaska cruises and enjoy free stateroom upgrades, up to $500 onboard spending money, reduced deposits & more—plus, free gratuities for Suites!

We Bring Alaska On Board

Inspiring Entertainment, Alaska-themed dining and engaging discussions enrich your cruising experience.

Taste the Flavor of Alaska

Unrivaled experiences in food, wine and spirits are part of every Holland America Line voyage. Throughout your cruise, you can enjoy a variety of exclusive offerings that showcase the flavors of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. Bite into a perfectly cooked piece of salmon, snack on Beecher's Handmade Cheese and enjoy the refreshing taste of one of Alaskan Brewing Company's award-winning beers.

Explore Alaska Alongside Experts

Our long-time partnerships with local experts give you a unique view on the people and places you visit. In Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, we bring National Park Service rangers on board to point out areas of interest and answer your questions about this ever-changing eco-system. You'll also be joined by members of the local Huna Totem tribe, who will share ancient stories about the history of the bay that serves as their spiritual homeland.

BBC Earth Experiences Featuring Alaska

Celebrate Alaska - one of the last great wildernesses - with spectacular footage celebrating the Alaskan seasons and you will see this place is as unforgiving as it is beautiful.

EXC Talks about Alaska

Every ship in Alaska features an onboard naturalist to engage with you throughout your cruise and lead informative EXC Talks, giving you a different perspective and adding your understanding of Alaska.

Learn More About Cruising to Alaska 

Alaska Ports

Start your Alaska journey by finding the port you've always dreamed about visiting.

2020 Alaska & The Yukon Digital Brochure

View or download our 2020 Alaska & The Yukon Land+Sea Journeys & Cruises Brochure

We Are Alaska

Experience the iconic and authentic Alaska you’ve dreamed of with the cruise line that is the undisputed leader in Alaska Cruises and Land+Sea Journeys.

Meet the people who help make Holland America Line’s Alaska so memorable. Showing you the wonders of Alaska is their passion. Their deep knowledge and expertise are sure to make your Alaska Cruise or Alaska Land+ Sea Journey one you’ve dreamed of.

Perfectly Sized Ships for Alaska

We like to say that bigger isn’t better—better is better. Our midsized ships are known for their sleek nautical lines, spacious public areas, wraparound decks and classic style. Our retractable, glass-roofed magrodomes atop every ship are open when it’s warm, and closed when it’s cool, so you can enjoy both the stunning beauty of Alaska and the Lido Pool in comfort. Our ships are the perfect place to experience all of Alaska, regardless of the weather.

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Maasdam

Maasdam is the only Holland America Line ship outfitted with nimble, inflatable Zodiac boats that take you to places you can’t reach any other way. Explore Alaska further than ever before with Zodiac excursions in select ports.

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Koningsdam

Koningsdam, Holland America’s first Pinnacle-class ship, is coming to Alaska for the first time in 2020. Perfect for families of all sizes, Koningsdam has family staterooms for up to 5 guests, single rooms, and adjoining rooms to accommodate your whole crew.

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Eurodam

Eurodam, Holland America Line's recently updated Signature-class ship, offers guests the full Music Walk™ experience, including Lincoln Center Stage, B.B. King's Blues Club and Billboard Onboard. You won't miss a beat.

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Alaska Travel Articles: Learn More About Alaska

Now is the time to plan your iconic Alaska cruise.  Learn more about what to expect from Alaska’s weather as you watch for the region's "Big Five" animals, as well as the top 5 marine mammals of the Inside Passage.

Choose from among Alaska's best shore excursions, experience the Bering Sea Crab Fishermen's Tour, or take time to explore Glacier Bay National Park or Denali National Park with its Triple Lakes Trail.

Expand your Land+Sea Journey on the historic White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad, and explore the Yukon and Dawson City, along with other must-see Klondike Gold Rush Attractions.