With the 2025 season open for reserving, Holland America Line is main Alaska cruising by providing probably the most Glacier Bay permits within the cruise business, probably the most glacier viewing experiences and probably the most alternatives to look at Alaska wildlife with near 180 shore excursions out there.
“Friends select an Alaska cruise as a result of they wish to see a glacier up shut and whales within the wild, and we’re proud to be primary in these areas by providing our friends extra methods to expertise glaciers, wildlife and wilderness than another cruise line,” mentioned Beth Bodensteiner, chief business officer, Holland America Line. “As we open bookings for our 2025 season, we’re providing an unmatched Alaska: Up Shut expertise and incentives to start out planning now.”
Beginning in April by means of October 2025, friends can be a part of an Alaska cruise onboard the Eurodam, Koningsdam, Nieuw Amsterdam, Noordam, Westerdam and the Zaandam. Departures are roundtrip from Seattle, Washington; Vancouver, Canada; or in both course between Vancouver and Whittier, Alaska.
Holland America Line has extra permits to go to Glacier Bay Nationwide Park than any cruise line, with ships additionally visiting the School Fjord, Dawes Glacier, Hubbard Glacier and Twin Sawyer Glaciers of Tracy Arm.
Along with glacier viewing from the ship, friends can go for one of many many out there shore excursions resembling Excursions by Catamaran: Hubbard Glacier and Enchanting Disenchantment Bay in Hubbard Glacier and Tracy Arm Inlet and Glacier Explorer to Sawyer Glacier.
Holland America Line additionally gives practically 180 excursions to see wildlife together with whale watching in Juneau; Sea Otter Quest and Alaska Raptor Heart.
Highlights for 2025 Alaska Cruises embody:
The return of the 28-day “Alaska Arctic Circle Solstice” cruise aboard the Westerdam crusing on June 8 in time for the Summer time SolsticeThe 14-day “Nice Alaskan Explorer” itinerary crusing roundtrip from Vancouver.The seven-day “Northbound Glacier Discovery” and “Southbound Glacier Discovery” itineraries between Whittier (Anchorage) and Vancouver onboard the Nieuw Amsterdam and Noordam.The seven-day “Alaska Inside Passage” sailings from Vancouver onboard the Koningsdam, Nieuw Amsterdam and the Zaandam.The seven-day “Alaskan Explorer” cruises crusing roundtrip from Seattle onboard the Eurodam and Westerdam.