Royal, Voyage of the Glaciers Southbound ex Whittier to Vancouver


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Alaska & Canada West

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7 Night Cruise sailing from Whittier to Vancouver aboard Royal Princess.

7 Night Cruise sailing from Whittier to Vancouver aboard Royal Princess.

From its breathtaking piazza-style Atrium to the dramatic views from the glass-floored SeaWalk®, Royal Princess is sure to delight. Relax at The Sanctuary, a tranquil haven reserved for adults, watch the mesmerizing Princess WaterColor Fantasy light and water show, or dine on tantalizing cuisine at venues like Crown Grill and more.

Highlights of this cruise:

Whittier (Anchorage), Alaska
The City of Whittier, Alaska, is known as the gateway to Prince William Sound, a fjord at the head of Passage Canal, 65 miles southeast of Anchorage. Established as a strategic military facility during the Second World War, Whittier's ice-free port remains a focal point for marine activity and freight transfer from sea train barges serving Southcentral Alaska. Passage Canal is one of the most westerly of several long fjords comprising Prince William Sound. Despite the presence of several glaciers in the surrounding valleys, ice does not form in Passage Canal during the winter. Thin layers of ice form, however, on structures and facilities exposed to ocean spray. Migratory birds such as geese, ducks and cranes use Portage Pass in crossing the Coast Range between Prince William Sound and Western Alaska. Some waterfowl, however, remain in the Whittier area year-round. A large rookery on the north side of Passage Canal contains numerous birds including gulls and kittiwakes.

Hubbard Glacier, Alaska (Scenic Cruising)
Nicknamed the "Galloping Glacier," this east Alaskan glacier is rapidly advancing toward the Gulf of Alaska into a pristine area known as Disenchantment Bay. In fact, its movement temporarily formed a natural dam that twice closed off nearby Russell Fjord from the bay, but the intense water pressure building within the fjord-turned-lake has thus far been enough to explode through the wall of ice.

The largest tidewater glacier in North America, Hubbard Glacier measures 76 miles long and plunges 1,200 feet into the depths of the bay. Its immense beauty and phenomenal blue hues are enchanting, even from afar. But it's when your cruise ship draws closer that its towering surface really impresses, dwarfing even the uppermost deck on your ship at a whopping 40 stories high. There, with the snowcapped mountains serving as a glorious backdrop, you'll have a prime viewing spot from which to witness the glacier calving, as it often expels icebergs the size of 10-story buildings-imagine the splash!

The area around Hubbard Glacier is also renowned for its wildlife, where whales, harbor seals and otters swim, brown bears, moose and black-tailed deer roam ashore, and a wide variety of seabirds soar gracefully across the sky.

Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska (Scenic Cruising)
Princess is one of a select few cruise lines permitted to cruise the pristine waters of Glacier Bay, the highlight of our 7-day Voyage of the Glaciers cruise. Just west of Juneau, this breathtaking national park and preserve boasts some of the world's most spectacular tidewater glaciers, such as Margerie Glacier, which often drops colossal chunks of ice into the sea. Not surprisingly, Glacier Bay National Park and its epic ice giants are part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site comprising Alaska's magnificent park system.

During your scenic cruise, friendly Park Rangers will join the ship to share their knowledge of this amazing place and host a fun Junior Ranger program for kids. They may even be able to help you identify Glacier Bay's abundant wildlife, including humpback whales, sea otters, porpoises, harbor seals, black bears, mountain goats, bald eagles and large colonies of seabirds.

Take in the awe-inspiring scenery as you enjoy an unforgettable day of sailing through this dazzling park, where you'll glide along emerald waters and past calving icebergs, and can breathe in the crisp, fresh air to your heart's content.

Skagway, Alaska
This "Gateway to the Klondike" watched as countless fortune-seekers passed on its streets as they headed to the Chilkoot and White Pass Trails during the heyday of Alaska's Gold Rush. Today, you can still feel like a prospector in Skagway, as you walk along its rustic boardwalks and frontier-style storefronts.

Juneau, Alaska
Perched on a thin strip of land at the mouth of Gold Creek, Juneau is arguably one of America's most beautiful state capitals, with the looming summits of Mt. Juneau and Mt. Roberts providing a gorgeous backdrop.

Ketchikan, Alaska
This southern-most Alaskan port of call is known as "Alaska's First City" because it's the first major community travelers come to as they travel nortth. Founded as a fishing camp, Ketchikan is built on steep hillsides and is billed as the salmon capital of the world.

Vancouver, British Columbia
Often thought of as Canada's most beautiful city, Vancouver is a thriving metropolis that's fortunate enough to be surrounded by so much natural beauty. With its numerous parks, beaches, gardens, museums, art galleries - even the second-largest Chinatown in North America - Vancouver is one of those rare places that actually lives up to its promise of offering something for everyone.

Pricing (per person)

  • All (28)
Quad Triple Twin Single

IF - Interior

Request Request AU$ 1,379 AU$ 2,758

IE - Interior

AU$ 1,141 AU$ 1,229 AU$ 1,404 AU$ 2,808

IC - Interior

AU$ 1,166 AU$ 1,262 AU$ 1,454 AU$ 2,908

IB - Interior

AU$ 1,179 AU$ 1,279 AU$ 1,479 AU$ 2,958

IA - Interior

AU$ 1,191 AU$ 1,295 AU$ 1,504 AU$ 3,008

BW - Balcony (Partially Obstructed)

AU$ 1,548 AU$ 1,704 AU$ 2,017 AU$ 4,034

DW - Deluxe Balcony Obstructed

AU$ 1,583 AU$ 1,751 AU$ 2,088 AU$ 4,176

BF - Balcony

Request Request AU$ 2,152 AU$ 4,304

BE - Balcony

AU$ 1,635 AU$ 1,821 AU$ 2,192 AU$ 4,384

BD - Balcony

AU$ 1,655 AU$ 1,847 AU$ 2,232 AU$ 4,464

BC - Balcony

AU$ 1,675 AU$ 1,874 AU$ 2,272 AU$ 4,544

DF - Deluxe Balcony

AU$ 1,686 AU$ 1,888 AU$ 2,293 AU$ 4,586

BB - Balcony

AU$ 1,695 AU$ 1,901 AU$ 2,312 AU$ 4,624

DE - Deluxe Balcony

AU$ 1,703 AU$ 1,911 AU$ 2,327 AU$ 4,654

BA - Balcony

Request Request AU$ 2,352 AU$ 4,704

D4 - Premium Deluxe Balcony

AU$ 1,790 AU$ 2,027 AU$ 2,502 AU$ 5,004

MF - Mini Suite

Request AU$ 2,067 AU$ 2,562 AU$ 5,124

ME - Mini Suite

Request AU$ 2,101 AU$ 2,612 AU$ 5,224

MC - Mini Suite

AU$ 1,895 AU$ 2,167 AU$ 2,712 AU$ 5,424

MB - Mini Suite

AU$ 1,920 AU$ 2,201 AU$ 2,762 AU$ 5,524

MA - Mini Suite

Request AU$ 2,234 AU$ 2,812 AU$ 5,624

M1 - Suite

AU$ 2,061 AU$ 2,388 AU$ 3,043 AU$ 6,086

S5 - Suite with Balcony

AU$ 2,915 AU$ 3,291 AU$ 4,042 AU$ 8,084

S4 - Suite with Balcony

Request AU$ 4,036 AU$ 5,160 AU$ 10,320

S3 - Suite

Request AU$ 4,269 AU$ 5,510 AU$ 11,020

DD - Balcony

Request AU$ 1,937 Request AU$ 4,734

DC - Deluxe Balcony

AU$ 1,743 AU$ 1,964 Request AU$ 4,814

DB - Deluxe Balcony

AU$ 1,763 AU$ 1,991 Request AU$ 4,894

Please note, while prices and inclusions are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to changes in cruise line policies and pricing and due to currency fluctuations. Currency surcharges may apply. Please check details of price and inclusions at time of booking.

Terms & Conditions

*Offer ends 12 December 2019 unless sold out prior. Princess Cruises has set aside a reasonable number of staterooms which are available at these fares. Once these staterooms are sold, fares may revert to a higher fare, but may also be discounted. Valid for new bookings and not combinable with any other offer. All offers are subject to availability. Some oceanview staterooms have obstructed views. ~Comparison launch fares are based on fares launched into the market from April 2018. †Air credit is per stateroom on selected itineraries and is applied to the first 2 passengers in a stateroom. Single occupancy cabins receive half the per stateroom air credit amount specified. Air credit applies to Princess EZair bookings only and not combinable with any other offer. Air credit only applies in conjunction with your cruise booking, is subject to availability and applies towards flights departing up to 42 days before and/or after your cruise. Air credit is not transferable, non-refundable and not redeemable for cash. #Airfare flight pricing is one way/return economy class, as marked, per person on a carrier nominated by Princess Cruises and inclusive of any applicable Airfare Saving offer in this Promotion. Fares are restricted therefore air charges are non-refundable and payment is due immediately upon time of booking. Applies to Princess EZair bookings only, is subject to availability, subject to change and based on specific departure dates and itineraries as indicated. EZair flight packages are only valid when booked in conjunction with a Princess cruise. If the cruise booking is cancelled for any reason the flights will be automatically cancelled and cannot be used separately. Flight bookings will be subject to Princess EZAir Terms and Conditions available at princess.com/legal/passage_contract/. Any fees charged by the airline for changes, cancellations, excess baggage and other additional charges must be paid by the passenger.

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