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Alaska Cruise Ports of Call

Alert Bay

Alert Bay

Alert Bay is a village on Cormorant Island, in British Columbia, Canada. Alert Bay is 4.9 km long, and 0.8 km wide at its narrowest point, and visitors can...

Anacortes

Anacortes

Anacortes, a beautiful waterfront city is homeport to the San Juan Islands in the Pacific Northwest. The name "Anacortes" is a consolidation of the name Anna...

Anchorage

Anchorage

Set amid the coastal Chugach Mountains, Anchorage, Alaska's largest city defies popular visions of polar ice caps and frozen tundra. An Anchorage glacier...

Astoria

Astoria

Astoria, Oregon is on the Columbia River, near the Pacific Ocean. The Astoria Riverwalk is the lifeblood of the city and the best way to get a feel for the...

Baranof Island

Baranof Island

Baranof Island hosts the highest mountain in the Alexander Archipelago, and is the eighth largest island in Alaska. Baranof Island hosts the highest mountain...

Behm Canal

Behm Canal

Behm Canal is the ultimate Ketchikan Area trip. Behm Canal is a natural channel in the Alexander Archipelago, located a little southeast of Ketchikan, Alaska....

Bremerton

Bremerton

Bremerton is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States. Bremerton is truly a beautiful City where guests enjoy the downtown Harborside area which...

Captain's Choice

Captain's Choice

Lynn Canal or Chatham Strait, your captain makes the call. Either choice, go with the flow....

Chatham Strait

Chatham Strait

Chatham Strait, or Shee ya xhaak in the Tlingit language, is narrow passage of the eastern North Pacific through the northern Alexander Archipelago,...

Chichagof Island

Chichagof Island

Chichagof Island, or Shee Kaax, is an island in the Alexander Archipelago of the Alaska Panhandle, nearby to Bell Island, Nelson Island and Soloma Point. One...

Chignik

Chignik

The small village of Chignik Bay is a prime example of the typical fishing settlements in Alaska. ...

College Fjord

College Fjord

In scenic Prince William Sound, College Fjord is home to several glaciers located in the northern sector of Prince William Sound in the U.S. state of Alaska....

Cordova

Cordova

Cordova is a traditional Alaskan salmon fishing hamlet nestled in the Chugach National Forest. Cordova has retained its small-town, traditional ambiance better...

Dutch Harbor

Dutch Harbor

Dutch Harbor is a harbor on Amaknak Island in Unalaska, Alaska. Unalaska, home to the Port of Dutch Harbor, sits in the heart of the North Pacific and Bering...

Endicott Arm

Endicott Arm

Tracy Arm-Fords Terror Wilderness consists of two deep and narrow fjords: Tracy Arm and Endicott Arm. Endicott Arm is marked by rugged mountains, deep u-shaped...

Frederick Sound

Frederick Sound

Frederick Sound or Prince Frederick Sound is a passage of water in the Alexander Archipelago in southeastern Alaska. Frederick sound is one of the best...

Friday Harbor

Friday Harbor

Port of Friday Harbor is located in the San Juan Islands at the very northwest corner of Washington State. Friday Harbor is the major commercial center of the...

Glacier Bay

Glacier Bay

Glacier Bay National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with many glaciers to see; past visitors rave about its scenery, which includes tidewater glaciers,...

Great Bear Rainforest

Great Bear Rainforest

The Great Bear Rainforest is a temperate rain forest on the Pacific coast of British Columbia, Canada. Local Indigenous cultures and allies have succeeded in...

Gulf Islands

Gulf Islands

The Gulf Islands are the islands in the Strait of Georgia (also known as the Salish Sea or the Gulf of Georgia), between Vancouver Island and the mainland of...

Haida Gwaii

Haida Gwaii

Haida Gwaii, literally "Islands of the Haida people", is an archipelago approximately 45–60 km (30–40 mi) off the northern Pacific coast of...

Haines

Haines

Hanies is an important port of call for the Alaska Marine Highway System, whose ferries deposit RVers and other travelers in Haines en route to the Alaska...

Hakodate

Hakodate

Hakodate is a city and port located in Oshima Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. It is the capital city of Oshima Subprefecture. Hakodate is best known for the...

Hubbard Glacier

Hubbard Glacier

Hubbard Glacier is a mesmerizing natural wonder framed in striking glacial blue. Hubbard has been nicknamed the "galloping glacier" because of how quickly it's...

Icy Bay

Icy Bay

The three notable glaciers of Guyot, Yahtse, and Tyndall feed large chunks of floating ice into the seas of Icy Bay, which is located near Prince William Sound....

Icy Strait

Icy Strait

Icy Strait Point is a privately owned tourist destination just outside the small village of Hoonah, the largest native Tlingit Indian settlement in Alaska. As...

Inside Passage

Inside Passage

The Inside Passage is a coastal route for oceangoing vessels along a network of passages which weave through the islands on the Pacific coast of North America....

Juneau

Juneau

Juneau, often described as America's most unusual state capital, is the only U.S. state capital with no roads leading into or out of town. The city is...

Ketchikan

Ketchikan

Ketchikan is known as Alaska's "first city" due to its location at the southern tip of the Inside Passage. It is the first city you reach as you cruise north,...

Kodiak

Kodiak

The Kodiak Island Archipelago is a large group of islands about 30 miles from the Alaska Peninsula. The city of Kodiak is home to a number of annual events...

Kuiu Island

Kuiu Island

Kuiu Island is an island in the Alexander Archipelago in southeastern Alaska. It lies between Kupreanof Island, to its east, and Baranof Island, to its west....

Kukak Bay

Kukak Bay

Kukak Bay is located on Katmai's eastern coast, which extends from the mouth of the Kamishak River in Kamishak Bay to Cape Kubugakli in Shelikof Strait. Kukak...

Kushiro

Kushiro

Kushiro is a city in Kushiro Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan. It is the capital city of Kushiro Subprefecture, as well as the most populous city in eastern...

LeConte Glacier

LeConte Glacier

LeConte Glacier, a 21-mile and 1-mile glacier in the Alaska flows southwest to the head of LeConte Bay. This leads to submarine calving, producing what are...

Lopez Island

Lopez Island

Lopez Island is the third largest of the San Juan Islands and an unincorporated town in San Juan County, Washington, United States....

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Los Angeles is the most populous city in California, the second-most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of nearly four million, ...

Lynn Canal

Lynn Canal

Lynn Canal is an inlet into the mainland of southeast Alaska. It lies within the Alexander Archipelago and extends north from Chatham Strait. Lynn Canal proved...

Misty Fjords

Misty Fjords

The spectacular Misty Fjords National Monument is a national monument and wilderness area administered by the U.S. Forest Service as part of the Tongass...

Nakwasina Sound

Nakwasina Sound

Nakwasina Sound is a bay in Alaska and is nearby to Allan Point, Border Rocks and Halleck Island. Discover intertidal zones, or from your skiff or kayak, watch...

Nome

Nome

Nome, Alaska is located on the southern Seward Peninsula coast on Norton Sound of the Bering Sea. Nome is an interesting place that combines Alaska's gold rush...

Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park is an American national park located in the State of Washington, on the Olympic Peninsula. Because the park sits on an isolated...

Orcas Island

Orcas Island

Orcas Island is the largest of the San Juan Islands of the Pacific Northwest, which are located in the northwestern corner of Washington state in San Juan...

Osaka

Osaka

Osaka is a large port city and commercial center on the Japanese island of Honshu. In the 16th century, Toyotomi Hideyoshi chose Osaka as the location for his...

Outside Passage

Outside Passage

Cruise the Outside Passage through the open blue waters of the Pacific Ocean. Typically, this is a round-trip cruise from Seattle or Vancouver, then back to...

Peril Strait

Peril Strait

Peril Strait or Haat Ishkaak is a strait in the Alexander Archipelago in southeastern Alaska. It is between Chichagof Island and Baranof Island. The forest...

Petersburg

Petersburg

Petersburg, Alaska is located in the heart of southeast Alaska's Inside Passage at the north end of the Wrangell Narrows. Petersburg have three beautiful...

Petropavlovsk

Petropavlovsk

Petropavlovsk is a city and the administrative, industrial, scientific, and cultural center of Kamchatka Krai, Russia. Tourists can do anything from wildlife...

Port Angeles

Port Angeles

Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. Port Angeles is the epicenter for the Olympic Peninsula and...

Port Townsend

Port Townsend

Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States. With its maritime heritage, artist spirit, and a touch of urban chic, Port Townsend is...

Poulsbo

Poulsbo

Poulsbo is a city on Liberty Bay in Kitsap County, Washington, United States. It is the fourth largest city in Kitsap County. As a reminder of the city's early...

Prince Rupert

Prince Rupert

Located on Kaien Island, Prince Rupert is a port city in the province of British Columbia is part of the Alaska cruise theatre. Main attractions in the port...

Princess Royal Channel

Princess Royal Channel

Princess Royal Channel is a channel in the North Coast region of the Canadian province of British Columbia, separating Princess Royal Island from the mainland....

Puget Sound

Puget Sound

Puget Sound is a sound of the Pacific Northwest, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean, and part of the Salish Sea. It is located along the northwestern coast of the...

Queen Charlotte Strait

Queen Charlotte Strait

Queen Charlotte Sound is part of the Inside Passage shipping route. Queen Charlotte Sound is a sound of the Pacific Ocean in British Columbia, Canada, between...

Salish Sea

Salish Sea

The Salish Sea is the intricate network of coastal waterways of the Cascadia bioregion that includes the southwestern portion of the Canadian province of...

San Francisco

San Francisco

The Port of San Francisco lies on the western edge of the San Francisco Bay near the Golden Gate. It has been called one of the three great natural harbors in...

San Juan Islands

San Juan Islands

The San Juan Islands are an archipelago in the U.S. state of Washington known for rural Pacific Northwest landscapes and wildlife. The islands are famous for...

Seattle

Seattle

Seattle can't be beat as a point of departure for your Alaska or Pacific Northwest cruise. With downtown cruise terminals and convenient air travel...

Sergius Narrows

Sergius Narrows

Sergius Narrows is a 30-mile long waterway to Sitka, between Baranof and Chichagof Island. Opening at Hoonah Sound, the aptly named Sergius Narrows is used by...

Seward

Seward

Seward is situated at the head of Resurrection Bay on the Kenai Peninsula, at the terminus of both the Alaska Railroad and the Seward Highway, and an...

Seymour Narrows

Seymour Narrows

Strong tidal currents characterize Seymour Narrows, a 5-kilometer portion of the Discovery Passage in British Columbia. Except at its northern extremity, where...

Sitka

Sitka

Sitka is a popular port of call for many cruise ships that sail the Inside Passage from May through September. The anchorage for large cruise ships is off...

Skagway

Skagway

Skagway, located in the Upper Lynn Canal is a place in Alaska where the past lives on. The Port of Skagway is the northernmost ice-free, deep-water port in...

Southeast Alaskas Islands

Southeast Alaskas Islands

Southeast, Alaska's panhandle, stretches approximately 500 miles from Icy Bay, northwest of Yakutat, to Dixon Entrance. It is a narrow strip of coastline and...

St. Paul

St. Paul

The largest of the Pribilof Islands is St. Paul, which is windy. There are historical sites that highlight the remains of barabaras, typical semi-subterranean...

Stephens Passage

Stephens Passage

Stephens Passage is a channel in the Alexander Archipelago in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Alaska. In the summer months, Stephens Passage, and...

Strait of Georgia

Strait of Georgia

The Strait of Georgia or the Georgia Strait narrow passage of the eastern North Pacific between the central east coast of Vancouver Island and the southwest...

Sucia Island

Sucia Island

Sucia Island, located north of Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands, San Juan County, Washington, United States. It is the largest of an archipelago of ten...

Tacoma

Tacoma

Tacoma is a city in Washington state, on the banks of Puget Sound, south of Seattle. In Tacoma, you'll brush elbows with a vibrant, creative community of...

Thomas Bay

Thomas Bay

Thomas Bay is located in southeast Alaska. It lies northeast of Petersburg, Alaska and the Baird Glacier drains into the bay. ...

Tokyo

Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan's busy capital, and the world's most populous metropolis mixes the ultramodern and the traditional, from neon-lit skyscrapers to historic temples....

Tracy Arm

Tracy Arm

Tracy Arm Fjord is an approximate 30 mile long fjord, a narrow inlet created by glacial activity, with nearly a quarter of its area covered in ice. In fact, it...

Valdez

Valdez

Valdez is a city and one of the most important ports in Alaska. The city was named in 1790 after the Spanish Navy Minister Antonio Valdés y Fernández...

Vancouver

Vancouver

Vancouver is the ideal home port to begin or end an Alaskan cruise adventure. Regarded as one of the best airports in the world, the Vancouver International...

Victoria

Victoria

Victoria, British Columbia's capital, is an occasional Cruise Port during the Alaska cruise season, especially at the beginning or the end of the cruise...

Whittier

Whittier

Whittier is a city at the head of the Passage Canal in the U.S. state of Alaska. An Whittier glacier cruise provides the opportunity for a truly unforgettable...

William Henry Bay

William Henry Bay

South of Haines, on the border of the Chilkat mountain range, is William Henry Bay. Look out for brown and black bears, as well as black-tailed deer and moose....

Wrangell

Wrangell

Wrangell Alaska is an authentic working class Alaskan Island community located in the heart of the Tongass National Forest and Southeast Alaska's Inside...

Yakutat Bay

Yakutat Bay

Yakutat Bay is a 29-km-wide bay in the U.S. state of Alaska. Yakutat is surrounded by the majestic Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and the immense Tongass...

Yokohama

Yokohama

Yokohama is the second-largest city in Japan by population and the most populous municipality of Japan. Yokohama's port was one of the first to be opened to...