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We offer a fully comprehensive and unforgettable Denali experience based on our 75-year history in the Great Land. Our Alaska cruisetours feature transportation, accommodations and more to make your wildest Denali dreams come true.
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We offer an array of Alaska cruisetours and a mix of both iconic ports and seldom-seen gems. Get to know the authentic Alaska.
Denali National Park, Alaska
Our Alaska cruisetours give more than just a glimpse of the "Great One". Settle in for up to three nights and truly connect to North America’s tallest mountain and ragged ridgelines.
Experience Alaska’s ghost towns and gold fields. Ride the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad to a historic mountain pass. Or retrace the steps of prospectors on the Chilkoot Trail.
Dawson City, Yukon
Venture into Dawson City, where the frontier spirit is strong. Pan for gold, take in spellbinding beauty of the Yukon River, pop into the Jack London Museum.
Alaska Travel Articles: Land and Sea Cruisetours
Explore the vast interior and the rugged coast on one amazing trip. Alaska cruisetours combine the iconic Alaska cruise with a voyage into Denali National Park and the Yukon Territory. Read more about Alaska land and sea cruisetours.
Alaska Cruisetours: A Great Way to See the Great Land
Experience Alaska by land and by water.
2023 Cruisetour Feature Comparisons
|DENALI CRUISETOUR FEATURES||D1||D2||D3||D4||D5||D6||D7||D8||D9||D0|
|Overnights at McKinley Chalet Resort at Denali:||3||3||2||2||2||2||1||1||1||2|
|7-Day Glacier Discovery Cruise: With stops at Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Glacier Bay National Park: Full day of scenic cruising and glacier watching||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|McKinley Explorer ®: Luxury domed railcars between Anchorage and Denali||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Tundra Wilderness Tour (S): 6-hour wildlife-spotting adventure deep into Denali||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Riverboat Discovery in Fairbanks (L): Cruise the Alaska interior on an authentic sternwheeler||✓||✓||✓||✓||P||P||P|
|Gold Dredge 8 in Fairbanks: Pan for gold at an actual mining camp||P||✓||✓||P||P||P||P|
|Direct to Denali: Go to Denali right from your ship; no overnight stay in Anchorage||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Direct Rail to the Ship: Follow Alaska’s dramatic coastline by rail||✓||✓||✓||U||✓||✓||✓|
|Portage Glacier: View Ice Age-era icebergs from just 300 yards away||U||P||✓||✓||U||P||U||P|
|McKinley Chalet Resort Denali Suites: Enjoy a spacious balcony, larger living area and enhanced amenities||U||U||U||U||U||U||U||U||U||U|
P: Pre/post additional excursion
|YUKON & DENALI CRUISETOUR FEATURES||Y1||Y2||Y3||Y4||Y5||Y6|
|Overnights at McKinley Chalet Resort at Denali:||3||2||3||2||2||2|
|7-Day Glacier Discovery Cruise: With stops at Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan||✓||✓|
|3- or 4-Day Inside Passage Cruise: Begin with a 3-day cruise or end with a 4-day cruise||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Glacier Bay National Park1: Full day of scenic cruising and glacier watching||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Tundra Wilderness Tour (S): 6-hour wildlife-spotting adventure deep into Denali||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Journey Host: Expert narration and travel coordination on land||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|McKinley Explorer®: Luxury domed railcars between Anchorage and Denali||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Klondike Spirit in Dawson City: Narrated Yukon River cruise on a paddlewheeler||U||U||✓||✓||U||U|
|Gold Dredge 8 in Fairbanks: Pan for gold at an actual mining camp||✓||LF||✓||✓||✓|
|White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad Between Whitehorse and Skagway: Spectacular mountain ride on a narrow-gauge train||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Direct Rail to the Ship: Follow Alaska’s dramatic coastline by rail||✓||✓|
|Riverboat Discovery in Fairbanks (L): Cruise the Alaska interior on an authentic sternwheeler||✓||CF|
|McKinley Chalet Resort Denali Suites: Enjoy a spacious balcony, larger living area and enhanced amenities||U||U||U||U||U||U|
1: Y3–Y6 Cruise First Journeys do not cruise Glacier Bay but offer an OPTIONAL excursion to Tracy Arm and the Twin Sawyer Glaciers.