Alaska Cruisetours

Our Alaska cruisetours offer the best of both worlds: an award-winning Alaska cruise through glacier-studded waters and up to three nights at Denali National Park & Preserve. Every detail is taken care of on our Alaska cruisetours. Step aboard our luxurious McKinley Explorer® domed railcar and sip cocktails as pure wilderness scenery slips by. Stay at our sumptuous McKinley Chalet Resort at the doorstep of Denali. Go into the heart of the Park on a Tundra Wilderness Tour and spot grizzlies, moose and caribou roaming freely in their domain. It doesn’t end there. For more adventure, explore the fascinating Klondike region on a Yukon & Denali Cruisetour, a Holland America Line exclusive.

The Premier Denali Experience

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.

McKinley Chalet Resort

McKinley Chalet Resort

Your basecamp to Denali adventures set among rugged Alaska wilderness. Enjoy creature comforts, exquisite local cuisine and lively Denali Square.

Tundra Wilderness Tour

Tundra Wilderness Tour

Travel deep into Denali National Park for sightings of Alaska’s Big Five: grizzlies, caribou, Dall sheep, wolves and moose. An expert guide narrates every spectacular sight.

McKinley Explorer

McKinley Explorer

Ride the rails through Alaska backcountry aboard the McKinley Explorer® domed luxury train. Signature dishes are delivered to your seats. An Alaska train tour like no other.

Add The Yukon To Your Denali Cruisetour

Extend your Alaska cruisetour into the Yukon Territory. Experience Dawson City’s fascinating Gold Rush history and natural wonders with a Journey Host’s expert insights. We’re the only cruise line to take you into this remarkable region.

Featured Alaska Cruisetour Ports

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

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.

Skagway, Alaska

Skagway, Alaska

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

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.

2022 Cruisetour Feature Comparisons

Easily compare the different experiences to be found on our Denali Cruisetours.
DENALI CRUISETOUR FEATURES D1 D2 D3 D4 D5 D6 D7 D8 D9 D0 S1/S2
Overnights at McKinley Chalet Resort at Denali: 3 3 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 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 U

P: Pre/post additional excursion
U: Upgrade
L: Lunch included
S: Snack included, full lunch upgrade available

Easily compare the different experiences to be found on our Yukon & Denali Cruisetours.
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
Taste of the Yukon (L): Enjoy a hearty Yukon lunch and meet sled dogs   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.
U: Upgrade
L: Lunch included
S: Snack included, full lunch upgrade available
LF: Land First Journeys only
CF: Cruise First Journeys only