Last Updated on June 22, 2020 by tripcentral
If an Alaska cruise is on your bucket list, here’s why you should see it with Celebrity Cruises. With 9 itineraries, 8 destinations, and over 160 excursions, you can see Alaska’s stunning beauty in luxury – your way. From the wildlife in the Inside Passage and the historic Icy Strait Point to the Hubbard Glacier, Alaska’s capital of Juneau to the “Salmon Capital of the World,” Ketchikan, there’s so much to see that you’re sure to have an extraordinary vacation. Here are 8 reasons to choose Celebrity Cruises.
Three ships to choose from
The Celebrity Solstice®, Celebrity Millennium® and Celebrity Infinity® all travel to Alaska to bring you to the must-see sights and scenery. Millennium had a massive multi-million dollar refurbishment in 2019, with enhanced features from Celebrity’s Edge-class ships is an essence of modern luxury. The Infinity has undergone $9M in luxury makeovers in 2015 while the Solstice is known for having 85% of its staterooms equipped with spacious verandas so you can soak up the stunning views every single morning.
Three ports to choose from
You can discover Alaska from three ports depending on what is more convenient and cost-effective for you: Seattle, Washington; Seward, Alaska and Vancouver, British Columbia. Plus, you can extend your stay in either of these cities with the help of a tripcentral.ca travel agent to make your vacation even more memorable.
Combine your cruise with land tours
Experience the best of both worlds by combining a tour with your cruise package. Choose to have your land tour before or after your cruise for an in-depth Alaska adventure. With 11 Alaska Cruisetours to choose from (ranging from 9-13 nights), you’ll experience trains and motorcoaches, lodges and resorts during your land portion.
Exclusive Excursion: Chef’s Market Discoveries
In Juneau, Alaska, this tour takes you to food markets and restaurants with a chef to sample the local cuisine. You’ll indulge in fresh seafood at Tracy’s Crab Shack, source fresh produce at the greenhouse in Glacier Gardens, sample local brews at the Alaskan Brewing Company, and finally enjoy Cajun salmon at Chez Alaska Cooking School. Back on the ship, enjoy a hands-on dinner inspired by the day’s excursion and ingredients.
Exclusive Excursion: Gold Panning, Sled Dogs, and Exclusive Scenic Railway
In Skagway, Alaska, you’ll visit the Klondike Gold Fields along the Skagway River to learn the history of the Gold Rush and try your hand at gold panning. Discover sled dog racing and get to interact with them too!
Exclusive Excursion: Juneau Icefield Adventure by Helicopter
On this helicopter tour, fly over the wilderness for a bird’s eye view and experience two 30-minute stops along the way – depending on your preferences. Soar over Tongass National Forest, glacial lakes, the Juneau ice field, Canada’s mountains, waterfalls, and awe-inspiring landscapes.
Celebrity Cruises is celebrated for bringing the local life onboard through its food, entertainment, and more. Onboard a Celebrity Cruise to Alaska, you’ll find destination specialists like marine biologists and wildlife researchers so you can become an expert on life in Alaska. Ingredients are sourced locally so you can enjoy authentic food onboard – plus you can experience award-winning restaurants and a chic Rooftop Terrace, and other modern amenities.