more of the Great Land with Holland America Line Alaska Cruises and
Cruisetours! From the serene Inside Passage to the well-known national
parks of Denali and Glacier Bay, to beautiful and remote regions,
far off the beaten path.
Holland America Line will
feature six ships cruising Alaska in 2018. The Amsterdam and Eurodam will cruise 7 nights roundtrip Seattle. The Volendam and Nieuw Amsterdam will cruise 7 nights roundtrip Vancouver. The Noordam and Westerdam will cruise 7 nights one-way between Vancouver and Anchorage. Plus, the Zaandam will offer a unique 14 night cruise roundtrip Seattle.
2018 Alaskan Cruise & Cruisetour Sale!
7 Day Alaskan Cruises From $659 USD
10 to 21 Day Alaska Cruisetours From $999 USD
PLUS Shipboard Spending Money on many departures!
Holland America Line offers a personal touch when cruising Alaska with medium size ships that cater from 1,258 to 1,918 guests. You'll also find signature amenities such as the Greenhouse Spa & Salon, the Neptune Lounge and concierge service for suite guests, and the Pinnacle Grill specialty restaurant serving premium Sterling Silver beef and seafood.
No one knows Alaska like Holland America Line. No other company has the experience or the insight that they do. From fascinating cultural programs featuring the Great Land to itineraries that showcase Alaska at its best, you'll learn more, and experience a more memorable side of Alaska with Holland America Line. Did you know Holland America Line has been cruising to Alaska for 65 years?
2018 Alaska Cruise Highlights with Holland America Line:
7 Day Alaska Cruises Roundtrip Seattle (Eurodam & Amsterdam) From $659 US
7 Day Alaskan Cruises Roundtrip Vancouver (Volendam & Nieuw Amsterdam) From $699 US
14 Day Great Alaskan Explorer Cruises Roundtrip Seattle (Zaandam) From $1299 US
10 Day Value Alaska Cruise Tour From $1098 US
Holland America Line celebrated 70 years of showing guests the marvels of the Great Land in 2017. That's longer than any other company, even longer than Alaska has been a state! From charming frontier towns to breathtaking Denali, Holland America travels to more places and ports in the Great Land of Alaska than any other company, offering the best cruises and Cruise Tours in the region. Join Holland America in 2018 for your Alaskan cruise holiday.
Discover Denali Square
Nestled in the McKinley Chalet Resort at the gates of Denali National Park, new Denali Square is the perfect place for a party. After a day of hiking or river-rafting, you can explore, relax, enjoy a live band, dine and quaff a Denali Brewing Company Anniversary beer. Alaska Cruise Tours guests will receive an anniversary gift!
- More entry
permits into Glacier Bay National Park than any other cruise line.
- Widest selection
of 7-night cruises, departing May through September.
- Three extraordinary
routes to choose from, each with an emphasis on Alaska's breathtaking
- Five-star vessels
specifically designed to showcase the outdoors, with huge viewing
lounges, wraparound decks and wide-open bows.
- Largest staterooms
of any major cruise line in Alaska.
- Native Artist-in-Residence
program, with lectures, small group sessions and hands-on crafts.
- Full-time naturalist
on deck to provide insight into marine and bird life, geology, glacial
process and natural succession.
- Park Service
ranger on board to provide fascinating commentary in Glacier Bay.
- Legends and
lore of Glacier Bay as told by Huna Totem tribal interpreters.
- The Medallion
Collection of shore excursions includes everything from bear watching
to a Harley Davidson Motorcycle Tour, backcountry fishing to glacier
- Just for Kids!
shore excursions include kayaking, hiking and exploration for the
- Extend your
vacation by adding a pre- or post-cruise package in the Pacific
Northwest or to Denali National Park.
hot cocoa and spilt-pea soup (a dutch tradition) served on deck
- Cozy wool blankets
on each teak lounge chair for comfortable deck viewing.
- Menus designed
to feature fresh Alaskan specialties such as king crab legs and
America's medium-sized ships were designed for Alaska cruising, with airy viewing
lounges, wrap-around teak decks and private, roomy verandahs that
offer guests the change to experience - in intimate elegance - Alaska's
glaciers, wildlife and scenery.
graceful ships designed to be true ocean-going vessels.
teak Promenade Deck and classic teak deck chairs.
- Spacious public
rooms adorned with fine art and antiques from around the world.
- Mid-sized ships
offering more space per guest than other major cruise lines.
Stateroom A Gracious Retreat:
- Spacious and
elegantly appointed staterooms, many with private verandahs.
- Luxurious beds
featuring Sealy Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton
- Fresh fruit
- Large, plush
towels and bathrobes.
- Lighted magnifying
mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers.
- Elegant main
Dining Room offering diverse and imaginative five-course evening
- Intimate Pinnacle
Grill featuring hand-selected Sterling Silver beef; and signature
steak and seafood menus.
- The relaxed
and refreshing Lido Restaurant for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
- Gracious service
that's never in the way, never out of reach.
24-hour in-room dining.
- Two expert
servers per table to ensure a seamless dining experience.
- Year after
year named highest-rated premium cruise line by readers of Conde
Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure.
& Enrichment Programs:
- Best Shore
Excursions - Porthole Cruise Magazine Readers' Choice Awards.
- Beauty, health
and fitness amenities of the Spa and Fitness Center.
entertainment, from Las Vegas-style productions shows to talented
vocalists, comedians and illusionists.
Penthouse And Deluxe Verandah Suite Guests:
- Use of the
exclusive Neptune Lounge and personal concierge services.
- Luxurious duvets
- Fully stocked
- Special embarkation and disembarkation
- VCR or DVD
players with access to a wide array of titles.
Warm and genuine service.
From the moment you arrive onboard, you are welcomed as an honored friend. Gracious service sets the tone. Polished presentation, warm and personal attention - Holland America Line crew takes pride in making your cruise relaxing and remarkable in every way. Prompt and gracious, never in the way yet never out of touch. Relax and enjoy the signature style of service for which we are known.
Holland America's professional crew has been academy trained and adapt to the art of remembering guest preferences. Because Holland America sails with a high crew-to-guest ratio, you'll experience service that is truly prompt and attentive. Your stateroom is attended to twice a day; a morning service to clean and refresh linens and towels, as well as an evening turndown service. Complimentary shoeshine service is our pleasure, along with ice delivered to your room. Dining stewards work in teams of two to ensure your experience is perfect, across all five courses. Expect croupiers in the Casino, European-trained spa aestheticians, professional bar staff. Pinnacle and Neptune suite guests enjoy the services of a personal concierge to organize spa, dining and shore arrangements.
The Pleasures of Mid-sized Ships
Come revel in spacious rooms, breathe in expansive views and relax in easy elegance. Rich woods, beautiful floral arrangements and handsome furnishings create an inviting atmosphere in which to gather. Beautifully appointed lounges, reception areas and halls feature museum-quality paintings, sculptures and antiques - a collection that is highlighted in our self-guided iPod walking tour available onboard. Outdoor areas offer comfortable chaise lounges, breezy cabanas and sunny seating around the pool. Holland America's mid-size ships are purposely designed to accommodate fewer guests than many premium cruise lines. As a result, you'll experience smoother embarkation, disembarkation and tendering processes, as well as easy access to reception, dining and shore excursion services.
Accommodations - Your Retreat to Relax
Unpack once and let the vacation begin. Each spacious stateroom is a haven of serenity and space. We invite you to relax in this perfect blend of modern enhancements and timeless comfort. Enjoy refined amenities and our Holland America's signature Mariner's Dream bed, which graces each elegant stateroom and suite. A plush Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens ensure deep and restful sleep onboard. Retire each evening with a dark chocolate pillow gift and good wishes from the Captain and crew. Most staterooms are ocean-facing; many have teak-lined verandahs for dining alfresco or sunbathing in private. Luxurious bathrobes hang in the wardrobe. Elemis Armoapure skincare and spa-therapy products await in your bathroom, along with large, 100% Egyptian cotton towels. Turn on your flat-panel television to the latest in headlines, sports or your favorite show.
Dining, As You Wish
Savor diverse restaurants and menus. Choose a set seating time each evening or be spontaneous. As You Wish dining is all about flexibility and freedom. One level of our main Dining Room hosts sittings at 5:45pm and 8:00pm; the other is reserved to welcome guests as they arrive. And throughout the ship, there are restaurants to suit every mood, from Italian cuisine one night to a perfectly grilled porterhouse steak the next.
Enjoy an elegant breakfast, leisurely lunch or unforgettable five-course dinner, the main Dining Room is your destination for sophisticated dining aboard. On Holland America's menus you'll find classic favorites and vegetarian choices as well as regionally inspired cuisine prepared by chefs who have been inducted into the prestigious Confrerie de la Chaine des Rotisseurs, an international food and wine society.
Pinnacle Grill Specialty Restaurant - Refined and luxurious, the Pinnacle Grill represents the pinnacle of exceptional dining on board. Make reservations and plan to celebrate the day's adventures in this intimate setting graced by luxurious appointments such as Bvlgari china, Riedel stemware and Frette linens. Open for lunch and dinner, the Pinnacle Grill features dishes inspired by America's Pacific Northwest, including delicious seafood and choice, sustainably raised beef from Washington State's Double R Ranch. Guests can look forward to broiled Alaska king salmon and perfectly grilled steaks, beautifully complemented by boutique wines from the Pacific Northwest and other great global vintages.
Canaletto Specialty Restaurant - Spartire is the Italian word for sharing. Canaletto's innovative menu is designed around this authentic Italian experience, offering a variety of dishes to enjoy with family and friends. Share a taste of delicious zuppa di pesce, a tomato saffron broth studded with mussels, scallops and vegetables. Or savor classic Italian pasta in all shapes and sauces. Main dishes include veal, roasted pork loin and grilled fish. And dessert - chocolate tortas, gelato and a trio of tiramisu.
Lido Restaurant - At the top of the ship, the Lido Restaurant offers relaxed dining and panoramic views of the sea. Rise and shine to a variety of tantalizing breakfast selections including pancakes, fresh fruit, eggs and omelets cooked to your liking and more. Lunch offers bountiful choices from around the world - Asian cuisine, pizza, made-to-order bistro selections, gourmet sandwiches and soup, and an extensive salad bar. In the evening, enjoy entrees from both the Lido and the main Dining Room, along with gracious tableside service and wine selections from the cellar. Casual attire is always acceptable in the evenings at the Lido.
Culinary Arts Center with America's Test Kitchen
This groundbreaking concept blends guests love for food and entertaining into a unique, interactive experience. Explore regional fresh ideas in food and entertaining while you sail. Discover your inner sous chef or how to choose the perfect wine.
Holland America is teaming up with America's Test Kitchen to offer an enticing selection of live onboard cooking shows and hands-on workshops. Guests will learn foolproof techniques and user-friendly recipes for making delectable dishes with confidence.
Learn new culinary skills and advanced techniques to create perfect pies or handmade pasta, decorate cakes or whip up delicious egg dishes; during the 90 minute hands-on workshops! Enhance your culinary knowledge with 45 minute cooking shows; enjoying cooking demonstration, engaging videos, and recipes on everything from chocolate desserts to Asian dumplings!
Holland America Line offers Spectacular Shows, Live Music, Diverse Lounges, Movies and Casino Gaming!
Evenings on board glitter with choices. Arrive in a lounge to the strains of a lively dance band. Take in a thrilling show on stage. Share a martini flight in Mix; sing along in the Piano Bar. Stay up late into the night.
Dancing with the Stars: At Sea on every Holland America Line cruise!
Glamour. Enchantment. Thrilling dancing. It's all part of the incredible entertainment on board Holland America Line with Dancing with the Stars: At Sea
Guests can learn the steps, meet the stars, and join the fun. Six feature theme cruises offer an in depth Dancing with the Stars: At Sea experience with dance lessons from the pros, a question-and-answer session, photo opportunities and a dazzling production with the stars and glamorous costuming from the show.
In addition to the theme cruises, all ships in the Holland America Line fleet will feature exclusive Dancing with the Stars: At Sea dance lessons developed by the show's professionals and lead by the onboard dance team. Select guests from these classes will be invited to dance center stage in the show lounge in an exciting dance-off performance.
B.B. King's Blues Club on board Westerdam and Noordam in Alaska!
Due to the tremendous popularity of the B.B. King's Blues Club on ms Eurodam, Holland America Line is pleased to welcome B.B. King's Blues Club to the ms Westerdam and ms Noordam Alaska cruises. Join these world-class musicians as they create a dynamic energy that will move you to sing and dance along.
ALASKA FUN FACT
The municipality of Anchorage is about the size of Delaware, 1,955 square miles (or 5,063 square kilometers), stretching from Portage Glacier to the community of Eklutna.