8-day Scenic Cruise Trip through Alaska's Inside Passage

8 days / 7 nights

Alaska Cruise from Vancouver
Holland Koningsdam cruise ship
Haines, Alaska
Glacier Bay
Glacier Bay

Multi-day trip description

Arguably one of the most iconic routes to cruise through, this journey from Vancouver to Alaska on the Koningsdam Cruise is an exceptional experience. The cruise will navigate Alaska's Inside Passage, an intricate web of waterways famous for its stunning landscapes, ice fjords, and mossy rainforests. Ketchikan, Juneau, and Skagway are some traditional towns you will stop in. With distinct personalities, From historic gold rush landmarks to authen...Arguably one of the most iconic routes to cruise through, this journey from Vancouver to Alaska on the Koningsdam Cruise is an exceptional experience. The cruise will navigate Alaska's Inside Passage, an intricate web of waterways famous for its stunning landscapes, ice fjords, and mossy rainforests. Ketchikan, Juneau, and Skagway are some traditional towns you will stop in. With distinct personalities, From historic gold rush landmarks to authentic Native American cultural demonstrations and artifacts, all of them speak to Alaska's history and current way of life.

The Koningsdam Cruise from the Holland America line offers guaranteed accessible ensuite rooms, world-class dining venues, and live entertainment. More than just a relaxing place to stay; it is a journey to experience and a home to return to after your Alaskan explorations. Grand Dutch Cafe, New York Deli & Pizza, and Sel de Mar are three on-site restaurants that provide a variety of high-end cuisines, step-free entrances, and easily accessible seating areas. The Lido swimming pool has smooth floor surroundings, a Hoyer wheelchair lift, and several sunbeds. Learn more detailed information about your itinerary below. Don't hesitate to contact us for any special requirements.

Next available departure dates for the 8-day Scenic Cruise Trip through Alaska's Inside Passage: Sep 24, 2022-Oct 1, 2022 / Oct 1, 2022-Oct 8, 2022.


Accessibility. What to expect?

  • Assistance

    Guides/ Staff members have experience assisting people with disabilities

  • Transportation

    Transportation is wheelchair accessible

  • Bathrooms

    Accessible bathrooms available at every place of the Multi-day Trip

  • Places

    Places visited are all wheelchair accessible and can be navigated independently

    There are smooth floors and pathways

  • Equipment

    No adaptive equipment included

From $1139 USD / per person

*Price based on 2 travelers

Reliable accessibility information

Comprehensive planning

Personalized support

Itinerary

Day 1: Departure from Vancouver thumbnail

Day 1: Departure from Vancouver

The Koningsdam Cruise to Alaska departs from Vancouver’s seaport at 4:30 PM. Get ready to enjoy this 8-day journey in this accessible, all-inclus...The Koningsdam Cruise to Alaska departs from Vancouver’s seaport at 4:30 PM. Get ready to enjoy this 8-day journey in this accessible, all-inclusive cruise ship!

Stay:

Koningsdam Cruise
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Day 2: Scenic Cruising The Inside Passage

After spending the night in your accessible room and having some breakfast at one of the many tasty venues on-site, you will cross through Alaska...After spending the night in your accessible room and having some breakfast at one of the many tasty venues on-site, you will cross through Alaska’s Inside Passage: A protected web of waterways that boasts glacier fjords and rain forests such as Misty Fjords National Monument and the Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve.

Sightseeing will not end with breathtaking natural landscapes; you will also be able to spot several ports and constructions that speak a little of Alaskan history. In Sitka, a domed church remarks on the Russian footprint in the Americas. Skagway, an iconic 19th town, still preserves its architecture and small-town charm. On the flip side, Ketchikan is a town that speaks about the Native Alaskan experience through preserved totems and native-art galleries.

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Day 3: Juneau

On day 3, you will head to Juneau, Alaska’s state capital. After arriving at 1:00 PM, you will have time to explore on your own until the ship’s ...On day 3, you will head to Juneau, Alaska’s state capital. After arriving at 1:00 PM, you will have time to explore on your own until the ship’s departure at 10:00 PM. We always recommend boarding the cruise earlier than the scheduled departure time.

At Juneau, you will find a town surrounded by water, forests, and mountains. Being the most remote US state capital, the city holds its particular charm and maintains a more uncomplicated way of life.

Here, you will find a variety of adapted activities with ensured wheelchair-accessible transportation. One of them is the gold panning and underground mine exploration, an activity in which you will go underground at what once was the biggest gold mine in the world.

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Day 4: Skagway

On day 4, you will arrive at Skagway at 7:00 AM and depart at 8:00 PM, an entire day of exploring opportunities.

An iconic 19th town that st...
On day 4, you will arrive at Skagway at 7:00 AM and depart at 8:00 PM, an entire day of exploring opportunities.

An iconic 19th town that still preserves its architecture and small-town charm, Skagway is still immersed in the gold rush lore. You can visit the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, which has accessible restrooms at its visitor’s center, different exhibitions, and hiking trails. Park rangers also offer free walking or wheeling tours of the historic district.

Skagway is a great place to shop at small businesses and dine at quaint restaurants that serve freshly caught fish. With many activities to choose from, a must is visiting the historic White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, an International Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

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Day 5: Glacier Bay

On day 5, you will arrive at Glacier Bay at 7:00 AM and depart at 4:00 PM. This national park and preserve will surely be a memorable experience....On day 5, you will arrive at Glacier Bay at 7:00 AM and depart at 4:00 PM. This national park and preserve will surely be a memorable experience. With several glaciers, frosted peaks, and mossy forests, the one-of-a-kind flora and fauna this place holds is forever changing, making your affair unique and unrepeatable.

Be sure to attend the Glacier Bay Primer Talk, where park rangers and cultural guides will introduce you to all the exploration possibilities this park offers and the importance of respecting its ecosystem.

Here, you can watch local footage of the astonishing documentary "Alaska In Concert," a BBC production. Alaska Stage Show is another option; it showcases Glacier Bay’s culture in an entertaining way.

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Day 6: Ketchikan

On day 6, you will cruise to Ketchikan, a historic town that is an epicenter of salmon-fishing activities. At Creek Street, you can browse throug...On day 6, you will cruise to Ketchikan, a historic town that is an epicenter of salmon-fishing activities. At Creek Street, you can browse through several shops of souvenirs and local handicrafts or visit the gold rush era Dolly’s House Museum, a green doll-like house filled with antiques that preserve early 20th-century decor.

Visiting the Saxman Native Village, host to the Saxman Totem Park, is one of the activities you can take part in for an extra charge. The traditionally Native American Village is proud to preserve its towering totems representing Tlingit and Southeast Alaskan culture. Guided tours, walking trails, and a gift shop are also available.

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Day 7: Scenic Cruising The Inside Passage

On day 7, you will sail Alaska's Inside Passage: A protected web of waterways that boasts glacier fjords and rain forests such as Misty Fjords Na...On day 7, you will sail Alaska's Inside Passage: A protected web of waterways that boasts glacier fjords and rain forests such as Misty Fjords National Monument and the Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve. Humpback whales, orcas, brown bears, and bald eagles are some of the many wildlife species you may spot. Be sure to take some unique photographs and have a deep breath of fresh and chilly Alaskan air.

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Day 8: Vancouver

You will end your trip in Vancouver, where the ship arrives at 7:00 AM local time. After checking out of the cruise, make a day out of your final...You will end your trip in Vancouver, where the ship arrives at 7:00 AM local time. After checking out of the cruise, make a day out of your final destination! Contact our travel experts to book accessible accommodation, activities, and transportation to extend your trip.

    What's included

  • Breakfast

  • Lunch

  • Dinner

  • Assistants

  • Safety equipment

  • Accommodation

    What's not included

  • Insurance

  • Gratuities

Important information

  • The same price applies to all travelers. Please select the number of travelers with and without disabilities when booking on our website.

  • Please note that the price featured is the lowest price available based on 2 people traveling. Please get in touch with our travel experts to know what rates apply for your traveling dates / number of participants.

  • This trip can be arranged for customers traveling by themselves. Assistants and trained guides will be hired to assist and help out with the logistics needed.

  • Spoken language(s): English, Spanish, German, Dutch.

  • Travel insurance is not included but an appropriate insurance based on your personal needs is highly recommended.

  • The next departure dates available are September 24th, 2022-Oct 1st, 2022 and Oct 1st, 2022-Oct 8th, 2022.

  • Holland America Line is always striving to provide the best guest experience. As part of these efforts, the HAL fleet is continually taking steps to enhance the accessibility of its fleet.

  • Please check with https://www.hollandamerica.com/en_US/accessibility.html for the most updated information regarding accessibility, as the particular status of each ship in the fleet may be different and/or evolving at any given time.

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