Wednesday 13 October 2010

Explore Alaska and Canada with Holland America Line

Exciting cruise tours through Alaska and Canada in 2011

The spectacular scenery of Alaska and Canada feature in three exciting itineraries from Holland America Line for 2011. Whether it is a cruise past awe-inspiring icescapes in Glacier Bay, discovering Alaska's bustling townships or exploring the Inside Passage, these itineraries guarantee a special holiday experience to be remembered for many years after.

Experience Alaska onboard one the most sought after itineraries, the Alaska Glacier Bay Inside Passage. The 7-night cruise departs and returns to Vancouver, and its popularity is evident with three ships sailing the itinerary in 2011 - ms Zuiderdam, ms Volendam and ms Zaandam. The cruise transports guests through the scenic Inside Passage, witnessing the stunning beauty of green forests and turquoise glaciers. The cruise continues onto Tracy Arm fjord and the ports of Juneau and Skagway before a day of sailing Glacier Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve. Skagway is next with a final look at the Inside Passage before returning to Vancouver.  Departures are available from May through to September 2011, with cruise fares starting at AU$1,199 per person, twin share – a saving of 22 percent off the brochure fare.

Alaska's popular ports feature on the 7-night Alaskan Explorer via Glacier Bay cruise sailing round trip from Seattle on board the ms Oosterdam.  This itinerary visits Puget Sound, Glacier Bay, Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan, Alaska as well as Victoria, Canada. Highlights include a greeting by the Tlingit native people, a stroll through the old growth forest in Sitka National Historical Park and scenic cruising through Puget Sound and Glacier Bay. This cruise is priced from AU$1,259 per person twin share and includes all meals and entertainment whilst onboard and all cruise NDA's and taxes. Departures are available from May to September 2011.

There is no better way to experience the less-visited Yukon region than on Holland America Line's 13-night Double Denali Adventure and Glacier Discovery Tour 16V. The itinerary begins in Anchorage, where guests will board the luxurious McKinley Explorer to Denali National Park, where they will spend two nights and enjoy a Tundra Wilderness Tour. From there, guests will visit Fairbanks, Alaska's Golden Heart City, before returning to Anchorage for a 7-night cruise from Seward to Vancouver. Cruising highlights include College Fjord, Glacier Bay, Haines, Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan, Alaska. Priced from AU$2,410 per person twin share, this itinerary includes all accommodation, meals and entertainment while cruising and cruise NDA's and taxes. Departures are available from May to September 2011.

To obtain further information or to make a booking, please contact Holland America Line's Australian representative, Travel the World on 1300 950 622 or visit For more exciting itineraries to the above mentioned destination visit

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