Alaska Cruises

We are Alaska. We have been cruising to Alaska for nearly 75 years, and are consistently ranked as the best Alaska cruise because of our unmatched knowledge and experience. White-capped peaks, artic-blue glaciers, and wildlife galore are must-sees on every Alaska cruise, but you decide how much surf or turf you want to experience.

With 7-day roundtrips from Seattle or Vancouver, consider our iconic Alaska cruises to see the famed Inside Passage and have more options for cruising Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve.

If Denali is calling, choose a Denali Land+Sea Journey and combine your Alaska cruise with a stay of up to three nights in Denali National Park & Preserve. If you have a wild side, step off the beaten path and into Yukon’s frontier by adding both the Yukon’s wild frontier and a Denali itinerary on a Yukon+Denali Land+Sea Journey. We’re the only Alaska cruise line to take you to this remarkable area.

It’s a pleasure to welcome you to the Alaska we’ve cherished for so long.

Alaska Cruise Experiences

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Seattle 7-Day Round Trip

Your Alaska cruise begins and ends in the Emerald City. See staggering mountains, glimmering blue glaciers and fascinating wildlife. Experience true Alaska wonder with stops in remote outposts and scenic towns.

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Vancouver 7-Day Round Trip

Your Alaska cruise starts and ends in cosmopolitan Vancouver. Spend a wild week watching ice calve from glaciers, visiting scenic towns and ports, and watching for Alaska’s amazing marine life, such as walruses and humpback whales.

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Alaska Land+Sea Journey Cruise Tours

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.

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Featured Alaska Cruise Deals

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Plan Your 2021 Alaska Cruise

We look forward to welcoming you on board. Plan ahead and receive up to US$2,300 in extras—including drinks, prepaid gratuities, specialty dining & more—plus, wi-fi for Suites.

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Our Cruise Guarantee

Book your cruise with confidence because you can cancel up to 30 days before departure and get a Future Cruise Credit toward your next cruise.

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Cruise Insurance & Cancellation Protection Plan

The most flexibility comes with a Cancellation Protection Plan, which guarantees cash back and flexibility to cancel up to 24 hours in advance of departure. With no age restrictions or pre-existing condition exceptions, you’ll be able to cancel for any reason and still get a refund.

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Best In Alaska

Best Alaska Cruise Destinations

Rated Best in Alaska by 2019's Cruise Critic Cruiser's Choice Destination Awards, we offer more cruises to Glacier Bay National Park than any other cruise line. Every Alaska cruise includes one or more glaciers: Hubbard Glacier, the twin Sawyer Glaciers of Tracy Arm, College Fjord glaciers, or Glacier Bay National Park.

Best Cruise Ships for Alaska

Our fleet of Alaska cruise ships are perfectly sized with wraparound decks to offer you a front-row seat to the splendors of Glacier Bay and all of Alaska’s stunning coastline. Our award-winning Koningsdam – named 2019's Best Mid-Sized Cruise Ship by USA Today's 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards – makes her premiere Alaska voyage in 2021.

Best Cruise Tours: Alaska Land+Sea Journeys

For the best of both worlds, our Land+Sea Journeys combine an Alaska cruise with the most authentic and immersive ways to experience Denali National Park and the Yukon. Every Alaska Land+Sea Journey cruise tour includes a scenic trip on our McKinley Explorer domed railcars and a stay at our McKinley Chalet Resort, an exclusive wilderness retreat at the gateway to Denali.

Experience More Alaska On Holland America

Alaska Cruise Departure Port

Discover more about the city you’ll depart from before your Alaska cruise. We cruise from Seattle and Vancouver, both amazing cities to explore. Find things to do and learn more about our Alaska cruise departure ports.

Alaska Cruise Ports

Plan your Alaska cruise by discovering your dream port. Read what you’ll see on a cruise to Glacier Bay or a Land + Sea Journey to Denali National Park.

Alaska Cruise Articles and Videos

With these videos and articles from our experts, discover what you'll experience on your Alaska cruise.

Alaska Experience On Board Your Alaska Cruise

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

Taste the Flavor of Alaska

Unrivaled experiences in food, wine and spirits are part of every Holland America Line voyage. Throughout your Alaska 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.

Experts To Guide You on Your Alaska Cruise

Our long-time partnerships with local experts give you a unique view on the people and places you visit on your Alaska cruise. In Glacier Bay National Park and 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 On Your Alaska Cruise

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 Cruises

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

Alaska Shore Excursions

The Best In Alaska

Only Holland America Line has been taking guests to Alaska for nearly 75 years - longer than it's been a state! Cruise with the Best In Alaska as rated by travel experts and cruisers alike.