Alaska Cruisetours

Our Alaska Cruisetours offer an immersive, one-of-a-kind Alaska experience by land and by sea. Cruise glacier-flanked waters and then tour Denali National Park’s pristine wilderness with our 9- to 14-day Denali Cruisetours. Our Alaska cruise tours include a stay at our McKinley Chalet Resort, located at the park’s entrance. To venture into the larger-than-life Yukon Territory, opt for 9- to 18-day Yukon and Denali Cruisetours. From jaw-dropping scenery to captivating history, the Great Land is a magical place that we know and love. We can’t wait to take you there.

Alaska Land and Sea Cruisetours

The Premier Denali Experience

Our Denali Cruisetours combine the best of an Alaska cruise with the most authentic and immersive ways to experience Denali National Park & Preserve. Before or after your Alaska cruise, enjoy sumptuous surrounds at our McKinley Chalet Resort, located at the gateway to Denali National Park, and likely see some or all of Alaska’s big five: grizzly bears, caribou, Dall sheep, wolves and moose.

Exclusive Access to the Yukon

Only Holland America Line lets you experience a full day of cruising Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, embark on a thrilling Tundra Wilderness Tour and retrace Klondike Gold Rush history — all in one seamless cruisetour vacation. Our Journeys include professional Journey Hosts; 3-, 4- or 7-night cruises; a full day of scenic cruising in Glacier Bay National Park; transportation throughout the journey, including McKinley Explorer® luxury domed railcars between Anchorage and Denali; and overnight accommodations.

By Land. By Sea. By Experts.

McKINLEY CHALET RESORT

Your time at Denali includes a stay at the best resort property in the ideal location. Perched on 60 sprawling acres across the Nenana River from Denali National Park & Preserve, this exclusive resort puts you in the heart of the Alaska wilderness while maintaining the same quality and service you expect from Holland America Line, including Denali Suites with spacious balconies, large living areas and enhanced amenities. At the heart of it all is Denali Square, a vibrant hub featuring live music, exquisite cuisine, cozy campfires and more.

Tundra Wilderness Tour

Travel 62 miles into the wild heart of Denali National Park for the best possible views of Mt. Denali, abundant flora and fauna, and a host of magnificent vistas. Included on all journeys with a 2-night or longer stay at our McKinley Chalet Resort in Denali.

Featured Alaska Cruisetour Ports

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Denali National Park, Alaska

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Skagway, Alaska

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Dawson, Yukon

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2022 Cruisetour Feature Comparisons

Easily compare the different experiences on our Denali Cruisetours.
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/Haines, 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): 8-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
U: Upgrade
L: Lunch included
S: Snack included, full lunch upgrade available

Easily compare the different experiences 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/Haines, 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): 8-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 cruisetours 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