8 Day Week Long Cruise to Alaska

by Sep 14, 2014

1st Day | Seattle

Day 2 | At Sea

  • Explore the ship
  • Do as much as you want
  • Do as little as you want

Day 3 | Ketchikan

  • Wilderness Exploration and Crab Feast
    • Explore Alaska’s wilderness by boat and enjoy a crab feast at George Inlet Lodge!
    • Leave downtown behind on a narrated coastal drive to historic George Inlet Lodge.
    • Board your boat to explore the Alaskan wilderness with your captain and naturalist.
    • Retrieve crab pots and learn about life cycle of the Dungeness Crab.
    • Enjoy spectacular scenery and wildlife viewing opportunities before returning to the lodge to enjoy a tasty Dungeness crab feast!
    • Be sure to save some room for blueberry cheesecake!
    • Your tour wraps up with a narrated motor coach tour en route to the cruise ship dock following your meal.
    • Tour may run in reverse order.
    • Come Hungry!

Day 4 | Juneau

  • 4:00 pm-4:20 pm: Arrive in Juneau
  • 4:30 pm-9:00 pm: Whale Watching Tour with Harv/Marv ($160.65 per person x 4 = $642.60)
    • Enjoy a scenic ride to the Auke Bay Harbor Master and return (about 25 minutes each way).
    • A courtesy stop at the Mendenhall Glacier
    • Pricing is $149/person + $4/person fuel surcharge + 5% tax.
    • This price includes round trip transportation, snacks and cold beverages
    • We will be meeting you right outside your ships disembarkation area.
    • This 4 hour tour includes approximately 1 hour of round trip transfer time
      • 3 hours of whale watching/sightseeing cruise
      • walking on the dock to the boat
      • and bathroom breaks

Day 5 | Skagway

  • 6:00am: Get up / eat breakfast / get ready.
    • Tip for the day: dress in some layers and have your cameras and PASSPORTS!!!
    • Bring cash/check for the tour payment
  • 7:00 am: Arrive in Skagway
  • 7:45am: Meet Dyea Dave at the dock at 7:45 am.
    • Look for Dave in his “top hat” or someone with a Dyea Dave sign.
    • We will do the Emerald Lake for 4 people on August 12th.  (Tour is $79 per person)
    • Your ticket will be held at the White Pass Depot
  • 8:00 am: Tour to Emerald Lake
  • Then continue to the Yukon
    • Stopping for photos along the way and lunch at local bakery
  • 2:30pm: Be sure to get back to Fraser train station
  • 2:45pm: White Pass Train Ride from Fraser to Skagway ($336 for 4 people)
  • 4:30pm: Arrive back in Skagway

Day 6 | At Sea

  • Explore the ship
  • Do as much as you want
  • Do as little as you want

Day 7 | Victoria

Day 8 | Seattle

Price Breakdown | $2,100 Per Person

Southwest Round Trip Flight to Seattle from San Jose for both of us came to about $600 USD.

The entire Celebrity Cruise and excursions came down to about $3,400 USD for the 2 of us minus airfare.

You and another could do our entire trip, including tour excursions, for less than $4,100 USD plus food and drink. 

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