"Thrill to white thunder in
Glacier Bay, marvel at sunlight at midnight and close-ups of
whales, eagles and caribou. Delight in Mt. McKinley's
majesty and meadows carpeted with wildflowers. Amid
unsurpassed grandeur and serenity, the true wilderness of
Denali is calling. Catch sight of a humpback whale or wolf
pups frolicking in the snow. Alaska is as rustic and
romantic as one could ever imagine. Whales, Wonders and
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ROYAL CARIBBEAN CRUISE
ALASKA BY LAND AND SEA.
Royal Caribbean Cruise
Tours combine a cruise onboard our innovative ships with a
planned, multi-night land tour to create one seamless
journey and an unforgettable vacation.
ALASKA Cruise Tours
:: 9 packages, extending a cruise vacation by 3 to 6
nights on land either before or after the sailing. And we
feature an expedition designed just for families.
:: Every option includes a 7-night cruise onboard Radiance
of the Seas.
:: Adventure Specialist accompanying every group. This
local expert serves as escort, guide, historian, concierge
and go-to resource throughout the land tour.
:: Wilderness Express: Ride in style in plush railcars
that offer unobstructed views from the glass-domed upper
level and fine dining in the lower-level bistro. Train
travel is a part of every Royal Caribbean Cruise Tour
:: Denali National Park: Every tour includes at least one
overnight stay visiting this preserve of wild land, capped
by North America's highest mountain peak: Mt. McKinley.
:: Authentic Alaskan lodges: Royal Caribbean International
partners with the best hotel properties, each one well
located near key points of interest.
:: Designated driver: Enjoy the continuity of the same
friendly service that includes luggage drop-off and pick-up
at every hotel.
:: Smaller, more intimate groups on the land tour
:: Exclusive to Royal Caribbean cruise guests
Enjoy great value in Alaska A great vacation has
never been easier. Our escorted land tours include all hotel
accommodations, transportation, transfers, select activities
plus free time for optional tours and independent
Rail Journey Adventure Specialists Denali
When you travel on the
Wilderness Express, our luxurious, glass-domed traincars,
through the interior of Alaska, the Royal Caribbean
experience will be with you the whole way through. You'll
receive friendly, personal service and the perfect
combination of comfort and adventure.
Traveling by train through the pristine mountains and lush
foliage of the Alaskan interior is one of the most amazing
experiences you can have in a lifetime. All of our Alaska
Cruise Tour packages include rail travel onboard our
Wilderness Express glass-domed traincars. Enjoy 360-degree
viewing in the comfort of our spacious and luxurious
traincar and you won't miss a single view while enjoying
Alaskan cuisine in our bistro-style dining room on the lower
The Wilderness Express
All of our Alaska Cruise Tours packages include train travel
onboard the Wilderness Express, our luxurious, glass-domed traincars. Reasoning suggests that more glass means better
viewing, so when we designed our traincars we had one goal
in mind: to make them the most luxurious and spacious
glass-domed traincars in Alaska. Enjoy wide leather seats;
all seats recline, face forward or rotate in pairs to allow
guests to form seating groups. Head to the Observation
Platform for some fresh Alaska air or to get a closer view
of a moose in the wild. The Wilderness Express also has a
wheelchair lift from the lower level to the dome level so
everyone is able to experience Alaska's amazing scenery and
RICH IN HERITAGE, HISTORY AND BREATHTAKING NATURAL
Alaska Inside Passageway: Icy cliffs rise up 1,000
feet in this narrow waterway.
Hubbard Glacier: A
dynamic mass of blue ice that regularly sheds chunks
into the sea.
Point: Indigenous Tlingit culture in a town nestled
in old-growth forest.
Juneau: The state capital is a jumping-off
point for outdoor adventures.
Ketchikan: The salmon capital of the world is
home to Misty Fjords.
Skagway: Dog sledding, rafting, and the legacy
of the great Klondike Gold Rush.
Royal Caribbean's 27th
:: Explorer of the Seas will be unmatched in onboard amenities
when the ship debuts in Alaskan waters. Guests on the ship's
seven-night round-trip itineraries from Seattle, Wash., will
sail up Tracy Arm Fjords for an incomparable view of Sawyer
Glacier. In September, the ship will sail three Pacific
Coastal cruises, seven nights in duration, which feature an
overnight in San Francisco, Calif.
:: For its part, Radiance of the Seaswill alternate
seven-night northbound and southbound Alaska cruises between
Vancouver, B.C., and Seward. On these itineraries, guests
will venture into Disenchantment Bay for a close-up view of
Alaska Cruise Tours
Explore Alaska by Land and Sea
Big, Bold, absolutely breathtaking. No journey stays with
you, mind and soul, like an expedition through Alaska.
So why go the distance and leave without seeing the best of
it? From the coastline to the heart of the frontier, a Royal
Caribbean Alaska Cruise Tour land and sea package delivers
all the must-see sights by ship, train, and multi-night land
Choose from 9 Alaska Cruise Tour packages, which combine a
7-night sailing aboard Radiance of the Seas with an
additional three to six night land tour adventure that can
be taken before or after your cruise. Royal Caribbean takes
care of all the planning, transportation on our deluxe
motorcoaches and luxurious glass domed traincars, as well as
lodging on fully escorted, multi-night land tours that spend
at least one night in Denali National Park and have at least
one leg on the Wilderness Express, Royal Caribbean's plush,
glass-domed train cars that offer panoramic views of the
grand Alaskan frontier.
Why choose a Royal
Caribbean Alaska Cruise Tour?
Tour Guide Included.
Every Royal Caribbean Alaska Cruise Tour includes
knowledgeable Adventure Specialists who act as guides,
historians and concierges. They are by your side for the
entirety of the land tour, providing insider tips and local
All the "must do" activities included.
National Park treks, panning for gold, and visits to the
best museums. Riverboat tours and a mountaintop tram ride
with views of seven glacier's. These are just a few of the
activities that your Cruise Tour may include new
adventures every day that won't cost you anything extra. And
if that's not enough, we have many optional Shore Excursions
. These excursions can only be reserved while on your Alaska
Cruise Tour. Your Adventure Specialist will gladly assist
you in choosing just the right experience to complement and
heighten the many memory making moments ahead.
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Authentic, charming lodging included.
Royal Caribbean partners with the best lodges and hotels,
each nestled in the natural landscape yet centrally located
near key points of interest.
Cruise Tours family style.
A 10-night, family-geared Cruise Tour package 9a or 9b will
feature a three-night land tour with a focus on activities
every generation will enjoy, such as a visit to the Alaska
Sea Life Center where guests will partake in a behind the
scenes tour of the rehabilitation, conservation and
educational efforts of the center and sea animals indigenous
to Alaska in their natural habitat. The family tour will
also include a trip to the Murie Science & Learning Center
Denali Family Experience, where guests travel 30 miles into
the park via private motorcoach, engaging in several
interpretive stops highlighting the features and animals
that roam the park along the way.
Your Alaska Cruise Tour package will include transportation
on land by the newest fleet of deluxe motorcoaches in
Alaska. You'll travel on specially designed Prevost
motorcoaches - complete with television monitors, adjustable
air vents, plenty of overhead storage, and foot rests - that
will take you to your next destination in pure comfort. And
the best part about traveling by motorcoach on your Cruise
Tour is that you will have the same driver and motorcoach
throughout the entire trip, so you'll never have to worry
about your luggage, camera cases or sweaters. Everything
will be there, whenever you need it.
Plus, as our professional drivers take you safely on your
way, an Adventure Specialist will give you an inside
perspective on the scenery you pass. He or she will be able
to point out the many natural wonders and explain the area's
history and culture. It's an insider's perspective on some
of the most fascinating places on earth.
No journey stays with you,
mind and soul, like an expedition through Alaska. From the
blue ice of massive glacial fields to the stunning grandeur
of the scenery and wildlife, everything in Alaska is big,
bold and absolutely breathtaking. Including the adventures.
Royal Caribbean International takes care of all the
planning, transportation and lodging for you. Travel in
comfort on our deluxe motorcoaches and on the Wilderness
Express, our luxurious, plush glass-domed traincars that
offer panoramic views of the grand Alaskan frontier. Plus,
enjoy the fully escorted multi-night land tours (which can
be taken before or after your cruise) that spend at least
one night in Denali National Park.
ANSWER THE CALL OF THE WILD
Big, bold, absolutely breathtaking. Alaska offers so much
to see and do, yet no trip is truly complete without
exploring the magnificent interior. If you're going the
distance, experience all that you can.
Royal Caribbean Cruise Tours receive the highest
satisfaction level of any land-sea tour. From the coast to
the Golden Heart of the Frontier State, we deliver a
well-rounded Alaskan adventure along with the must-see
sights by ship, train and luxury motor coach. Every Cruise
Tour features spectacular scenery, planned excursions, fun
activities, and cultural encounters, PLUS free time to
explore on your own or just relax.
ADVENTURE SPECIALISTS With a Royal Caribbean Alaska
Cruise Tour, you're not going it alone. You are accompanied
throughout your land tour by a dedicated Adventure
Specialist, who serves as an escort, guide, historian, go-to
resource and concierge. Our trained, professional
specialists are at your service to answer questions, book
optional activities, make recommendations, and share their
wealth of knowledge about the great state of Alaska.
Throughout the land portion of the Cruise Tour, you'll
also travel with a designated driver in a dedicated deluxe
motor coach, offering peace of mind and the same friendly
THE WILDERNESS EXPRESS Travel in luxury through the
diverse landscapes of Alaska's interior on The Wilderness
Express train cars, a rail journey that is featured on
all Royal Caribbean Cruise Tours. The grandeur of nature is
all around you when seated in the upper level, whose domed
glass roof delivers unobstructed 360° views. Dine in style
on the lower-level bistro, which serves fine cuisine in a
setting both relaxed and refined.
Must-See Places to
the "Golden Heart of Alaska," this northern frontier town is
in a land of extremes. The depths of winter are spent in
near total darkness, while some June days are filled with
more than 20 hours of sunlight. When night does fall in
Fairbanks, you may see the aurora borealis - the Northern
Lights - setting the northern sky aglow.
Back in 1901, a pioneering trader couldn't get his boat
any further up the Chena River. Just a year later, a gold
strike would transform the spot where he had settled into a
boomtown. Fairbanks still has working gold mines and is
surrounded by mountains, marshes, rivers and streams, just
as it was a century ago.
Explore the legacies of the
Chena River onboard an old-fashioned sternwheeler. Stops
include a Chena Indian village, where an native Alaskan will
be your guide, and the former training headquarters of
Iditarod champion Susan Butcher, where dog teams still
GOLD DREDGE 8 Catch gold fever at this National
Historical Monument. Tour the old mine by train and see
firsthand how the dredge worked the gold fields. Then it's
your turn to pan for gold from your own "poke" filled with
potential pay dirt.
FAIRBANKS CITY HIGHLIGHTS TOUR Sit back and relax on
the motor coach as your Adventure Specialist introduces you
to the landmarks, monuments and other must-sees in the city.
UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA MUSEUM OF THE NORTH Delve into
2,000 years of Alaskan art, tradition and contemporary
living through exhibits that showcase the state's five main
regions. Displays feature ancient ivory carvings, paintings,
photos and more.
ARCTIC CIRCLE AIR ADVENTURE
The Arctic Circle is within
reach on a land-air tour offered out of Fairbanks. You'll be
piloted across the Yukon River and the Arctic Circle, setting
down in a remote community to see the way of life in deep
wilderness. You'll receive an official certificate that
commemorates the crossing.
Denali National Park
The 6 million untamed acres of Denali National Park and
Preserve are covered in ice and snow during long, cold
winters. Yet between the spring thaws and the first frosts,
the wilderness is bursting with life, from flowering plants
and migrating birds to the moose, bears, wolves and other
animals that roam freely on mountain slopes, the tundra and
The subarctic landscape rises up to the snowy mountains
dominated by Mt. McKinley, North America's highest peak that
is also known as Denali - the Great One - in a local
language. Accompanied by an official park guide, travel
along the lone ribbon of road that winds through Denali on a
bus that offers expansive views of this pristine
environment. Along the way, the experienced, knowledgeable
and sharp-eyed guide is on the lookout for the wildlife,
large and small, that make Denali home.
Every Alaska Cruise Tour features an experience in Denali
National Park experience.
Tundra Wilderness Tour : Venture 53 miles into
Denali National Park on a parks department bus for a
narrated tour. This off-the-beaten path experience gives you
the best opportunity for wildlife sightings, plus the chance
to see Mount McKinley in full view, weather permitting.
Denali Natural History Tour^ On this cultural
expedition, learn about the efforts to establish the world's
first national park aimed at conserving wildlife.
Interpretive programs and award-winning presentation
showcase how the wild landscapes influenced Alaska native
and inspired early pioneers. Travel 17 miles into Denali
National Park, with plenty of photo opportunities.
^On select itineraries, guests may upgrade to the Tundra
Wilderness Tour. When available, this option is booked
directly with the Adventure Specialist during the tour. +Fee
Situated at the junction of three major rivers, this quirky
small town boasts the qualities often associated with the
Frontier State: a quaint main street, historic buildings
that house cafes and shops, an eclectic style, and a
vibrant, independent spirit.
With a population of 800, this mountaineering outpost is one
of Alaska's most peaceful and idyllic spots. But Talkeetna
also delights in unexpected ways like when the clouds
lift, revealing spectacular vistas of Mount McKinley and the
Alaska Range. Colorful characters who just might share a few
tall tales over a local microbrew. Settle in for the day and
embrace the offbeat charms of the 49th state.
Free time to explore Throughout your Cruise Tour, you'll
enjoy free time to explore and the overnight visit in
Talkeetna is no exception. Browse the galleries and gift
shops filled with works by local artists and artisans, relax
over a hearty meal at a downtown eatery, or simply take a
stroll , enjoying the pure mountain air and the views.
There are numerous possibilities to enhance your Alaska
experience during the Cruise Tour. Your Adventure Specialist
will help you find the activity that is right for you and
handle all of the arrangements, so your free time is spent
doing and enjoying, not planning. Among the options in
:: Summit Tour with Glacier Landing: Climb to over 20,000
feet and pass over the summits of McKinley, Foraker and
:: Talkeetna River Float: Admire the wilderness along a
swift-moving but smooth stretch of the glacially-fed
:: Zip-line Tour: Enjoy great views of the Alaska Range and
Denali as you fly over the canopy.
City sophistication meets frontier flair in Alaska's largest
metro area, home to nearly half the state's citizens as well
as a sizeable population of bears and moose. Surrounded by
such natural splendors as the sparkling waters of Cook Inlet
and the snow-capped Chugach Mountains, wilderness is an
essential part of the urban fabric in Anchorage.
At local museums, gain an appreciation of the indigenous
cultures that shaped this vast state. Browse the downtown
shops for a special souvenir, such as ivory jewelry. Dine in
fine restaurants or a funky café, where you can savor local
specialties such as fresh-caught seafood and wood
fire-grilled steaks to only-in-Alaska fare, like reindeer
ANCHORAGE MUSEUM & IMAGINARIUM DISCOVERY CENTER
The museum's recent redesign received international
accolades. New exhibits featuring Alaskan artifacts and
artworks are ingenious, interactive and sure to wow. Kids
can get hands-on at the Imaginarium Discovery Center, an
earthquake simulator and marine touch-tanks filled with all
kinds of creatures.
THE ALASKA NATIVE HERITAGE CENTER This modern
space is a fascinating forum for storytellers, dancers, and
artisans dedicated to preserving cultural traditions. In the
birch forest outside, six traditional dwellings that
represent each of Alaska's main cultural groups, alongside
totems made by the state's best carvers.
ANCHORAGE CITY HIGHLIGHTS TOUR Discover the
fascinating history of this city, founded as a railroad work
camp a century ago, on a scenic drive that takes in the
Alyeska is Alaska's biggest ski mountain. Sitting at its
base - and just 38 miles from Anchorage is the resort
community of Girdwood. Outdoor enthusiasts flock year-round
to this spectacular setting in the Chugach valley, on the
Turnagain Arm waterway and surrounded by seven hanging
The settlement that began as a supply camp for gold
prospectors was originally called Glacier City. It was
renamed for Colonel James Girdwood, a Scottish entrepreneur
and merchant who staked the first gold claims along Crow
Creek in 1896.
MT. ALYESKA TRAM RIDE
On your 2,300-foot ascent above the valley floor, admire
hanging glaciers and the unique rock formations on high
peaks. At the top, enjoy panoramic views, hiking trails, and
a choice of several dining venues, including the Seven
Glaciers. A recipient of the AAA Four Diamond Award, the
restaurant serves signature dishes in an elegant mountaintop
setting. Reservations recommended.
ALASKA WILDLIFE CONSERVATION CENTER
Learn about native wildlife at this nonprofit organization,
which runs a refuge for orphaned, injured and ill animals
and cares for those that cannot survive on their own in the
wild. See the animals up close in the center's habitats. Be
sure to bring a camera along on an educational experience to
The land and sea portions of Royal Caribbean Alaska Cruise
Tours intersect in this picturesque seaport. Seward is the
gateway to Kenai Fjords, where you'll explore an ecosystem
forged by ice over the millennia and rich with wildlife.
One of Alaska's oldest communities is perched on a peninsula
where the ice age has had lasting power. Glaciers have long
shaped the coast and continue to flow from the massive
Harding Icefield. Where the ocean and mountains meet, frosty
waters support a diverse community of birds, sea mammals and
other marine life.
Resurrection Bay Wildlife Cruise Aboard a smaller vessel
that hugs the coastline, enjoy up-close views of glaciers,
among them the giant Bear Glacier, rugged cliffs and rocky
coves. A National Park Ranger narrates as you cruise past
busy bird rookeries and colonies of sea lions. You might
spot seals, sea otters and dall porpoises as well as puffins
and other colorful seabirds. Keep a close watch for humpback
whales and orca.
On select Cruise Tours, this is a longer boating excursion
that includes a grilled salmon buffet lunch on Fox Island.
Alaska SeaLife Center Learn about this dynamic marine
ecosystem from experts during a tour of the state's only
public aquarium and ocean wildlife rescue center. See seals,
sea lions, octopus and more and get a fish-like perspective
on ocean life via an underwater viewing gallery.
CHOOSE YOUR CRUISE TOUR
With so many exciting Cruise Tour options, it can be
difficult to choose one.
When making your decision, consider the following
WHERE DO YOU WANT TO GO -
Whichever Cruise Tour you
choose, you'll visit some of North America's most
spectacular natural scenery.
Our Alaska Cruise Tours are fully escorted and complement
the coastal experience. They showcase the Frontier State's
vast wilderness, incredible wildlife and rugged character,
including authentic, rustic lodgings.
On our Canada Cruise Tours you see the mountain splendors
of the northern Rockies, verdant valleys and vibrant cities
while staying in world-renowned Fairmont properties and
other fine hotels. These are independent travel itineraries,
offering the features of a structured group tour with the
freedom to pursue your own interests.
Experience the best of both Alaska and Western Canada
when you embark on the Ultimate Cruise Tour.
HOW MANY NIGHTS TOTAL WOULD YOU LIKE TO TRAVEL (CRUISE
+ LAND TOUR)?
We offer Cruise Tours that
vary in length from 10 to 12 nights. All packages
incorporate a 7-night sailing.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO CRUISE BEFORE OR AFTER YOUR LAND
A cruise is a relaxing way to
start your vacation. Sail along Alaska's scenic coastline
and arrive in Seward refreshed and rested for the land tour.
If you desire a more adventurous start, begin with a land
tour, then unwind and recharge on the sailing. The choice is
yours. We recommend that you consider your travel time when
finalizing your plans.
ARE YOU TRAVELING WITH CHILDREN OR TEENAGERS?
Our Alaska Cruise Tour Package
9 is specifically designed for families, with activities
that all ages can enjoy together.
WHAT IS YOUR PREFERRED LEVEL OF ADVENTURE? Complimentary activities
included with our Cruise Tour packages are for everyone. As
with shore excursions in our ports of call, our selection of
optional land excursions aims to suit the different
interests of our guests. From an easygoing river float to
white-water rafting, you can experience Alaska your way.
Your Adventure Specialist will help identify the tours that
are right for you.
THE BEST VIEW IN ALASKA IS A LOCAL'S VIEW.
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eligibility cannot be validated, you
will be charged the standard rate or
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prices are subject to change without
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ALASKA: So incredibly beautiful, you'll think you stepped
into a painting. This is Alaska as seen from the panoramic
perspective of your dazzling cruise ship. Monumental
glaciers are natures draw and Alaska's waterways reveal more
of these thrilling Ice Age giants than anywhere else on
earth. Alaska's Inside Passage is one of the most scenic
sea-lanes in the world, home to bald eagles, whales, sea
lions, otters, brown bears, mountain goats and flocks of
seabirds. Plus you'll visit a variety of flavorful ports of
call full of rich history and native culture. We've been
there. Done that. Let us share our Alaskan Experience with
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5 Night Alaska & British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia
Departs: May 15, 2016
Radiance of the Seas
This cruise visits 4 places
Vancouver, British Columbia ( port of departure )
Inside Passage, Alaska
Prince Rupert, British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia ( port of arrival-end of
From $443.00 USD*Valid for May 15, 2016 Sailing
was $591.00 USD*
You Save an Average of $148.00 USD per person
+Taxes, fees and port expenses $118.00 USD
7 Night Alaska Sawyer Glacier Cruise
Leaving from: Seattle, Washington Departs: May 20, 2016; May
27, 2016; Jun 3, 2016; Jun 10, 2016; Jun 17, 2016 & more.
Explorer of the Seas
Seattle, Washington ( port of departure )
Alaska Inside Passage, Alaska
Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska
Victoria, British Columbia ( port of arrival-end of
From $713.00 USD*Valid for May 20, 2016 Sailing
was $951.00 USD*
You Save an Average of $238.00 USD per person
+Taxes, fees and port expenses $177.91 USD
7 Night Northbound Alaska & Hubbard Glacier
Leaving from: Vancouver, British Columbia Arriving in:
Seward, Alaska Departs: May 20, 2016; Jun 3, 2016; Jun 17,
2016; Jul 1, 2016; Jul 15, 2016 & more View all dates &
Radiance of the Seas
Vancouver, British Columbia ( port of departure )
Inside Passage, Alaska
Icy Strait Point, Alaska
Hubbard Glacier (Cruising), Alaska
From $550.00 USD*Valid for May 20, 2016 Sailing
was $734.00 USD*
You Save an Average of $184.00 USD per person
+Taxes, fees and port expenses $204.73 USD
7 Night Southbound Alaska & Hubbard
Leaving from: Seward, Alaska Arriving in: Vancouver, British
Columbia Departs: May 27, 2016; Jun 10, 2016; Jun 24, 2016;
Jul 8, 2016; Jul 22, 2016 & more. Radiance of the Seas
Seward, Alaska ( port of departure )
Hubbard Glacier (Cruising), Alaska
Icy Strait Point, Alaska
Inside Passage, (Cruising) Alaska
Vancouver, British Columbia ( port of arrival-end of cruise
From $551.50 USD*Valid for May 27, 2016 Sailing
was $736.00 USD*
You Save an Average of $184.50 USD per person
+Taxes, fees and port expenses $195.39 USD