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Alaska Discovery Land & Cruise



From $4,634* pp | 13 Days •  21 Meals  *Rate is per person, land only, double occupancy. 

This is Alaska as you always imagined. Boat cruise through northern splendour and relax as you tour past epic scenery including the Inside Passage and Glacier Bay.

  • A park expert guides you on a Tundra Wilderness Tour deep into Denali National Park.
  • Enjoy an unforgettable rail journey to Denali in a luxury domed railcar.
  • Relax aboard a 7-night cruise and travel through Glacier Bay, where travellers feel they’ve gone back in time to the Ice Age.

The Best of Both Worlds

Relax for 7-nights and enjoy the epic Alaskan scenery from aboard one of Princess Cruise lines lovely ships. Cruise through Northern splendour, including the Inside Passage and Glacier Bay. Enjoy four nights at stunning Princess’ Lodges and Hotels. Ride a Luxury Domed Rail to Denali viewing incredible landscapes from glass-ceiling railcars and open aired observation platforms as guides provide expert commentary. Travel deep into Denali National Park for the best opportunities to view the region’s wildlife. Explore Alaska’s gorgeous capital, Juneau. Visit Ketchikan, the “Salmon Capital of the World.” Enjoy lively entertainment and a hearty feast at the Music of Denali Dinner Theatre. Explore vibrant Vancouver.


Day 1. Anchorage, Alaska – Tour Begins
Your tour opens in Anchorage, in the great state of Alaska. On this adventure we bring together the best of both land and sea.
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Day 2. Anchorage – Denali National Park

We begin our journey with a drive along the dazzling George Parks Highway, an attraction unto itself. You may catch your first views of incredible Denali along the way. A stop will be made in Talkeetna to visit the shops and see what is referred to as Alaskan small-town flavour. Once we arrive at the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge, the mountain is visible from nearly anywhere on the property (on a clear day). Take in incredible views while relaxing on their amazing deck.

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Day 3. Denali National Park

Today you head to the train station to begin an unforgettable journey to Denali. Enjoy every moment inside your luxury domed railcar. View the incredible landscape from glass-ceiling railcars and open-air observation platforms as rail guides provide expert commentary.

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Day 4. Denali National Park

Travel deep into Denali National Park on the Tundra Wilderness Tour which affords the best opportunities to view the region’s wildlife. Learn about the history of the park and see why visiting Denali is one of the top three reasons that people visit Alaska. Enjoy an evening of entertainment at the Music of Denali Dinner Theatre where you’ll hear the dramatic story of the first ascent of Denali.

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Day 5. Denali National Park – Whittier – Board Cruise Ship

Begin your day with a scenic drive along the Alaska Range. Pass the amazing Turnagain Arm, a deep glacial fjord, and arrive in the port of Whittier. Once in Whittier, embark the ship to begin your 7-night Princess cruise aboard a fabulous floating resort designed to make your stay on-board truly memorable. You will be dazzled by the entertainment in the state-of-the-art lounges and a myriad of dining options. Whilst on board, breakfast, lunch, dinner and nightly entertainment are included.

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Day 6. Cruising – Hubbard Glacier

Your ship cruises past the mammoth Hubbard Glacier, one of Alaska’s advancing glaciers. Have your camera ready as today is filled with amazing natural sights as you linger along its shimmering surface.

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Day 7. Cruising – Glacier Bay

Cruise through Glacier Bay, a spectacular national park and preserve that is a treasure trove of tidewater glaciers and scenic coastal islands. Its rich world of marine life and large concentration of tidewater glaciers is Alaska at its best.

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Day 8. Cruising – Skagway

Relive Alaska’s Gold Rush days in this “Gateway to the Klondike” and home of the famed Chilkoot Trail. In historic Skagway, Alaska’s past lives on in a spectacular natural setting and cries of “gold in the Yukon!” can still be heard.

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Day 9. Cruising – Juneau

From massive scenic mountains to historic buildings, there is so much to explore in Alaska’s capital city of Juneau.

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Day 10. Cruising – Ketchikan

Your port of call today is Ketchikan, known as the “Salmon Capital of the World” and the “City of Totems.” Located on the tranquil Revillagigedo Island, Ketchikan is home to the world’s largest collection of totem poles.

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Day 11. Cruising – Inside Passage

A wonderful day of sightseeing awaits as your ship sails along the amazing Inside Passage, an extensive stretch of land known for its natural beauty and abundant wildlife. You will be awestruck with this natural wonder.

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Day 12. Vancouver, B.C. – Disembark Cruise – Seattle, WA Airport Area

Your cruise ends in the vibrant city of Vancouver. Choose an optional city tour featuring Stanley Park, Chinatown and Gastown, home to the world-famous steam-powered clock. Or, explore this lovely city on your own. Next, board your coach for the drive to the Seattle airport area for an overnight stay.

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Day 13. Seattle Airport Area – Tour Ends

Your tour comes to a close today, leaving you with many wonderful memories of your tour to the last of the great frontiers.


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Please note: Accommodation is subject to change.


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  • Seattle and Vancouver are 18 hours behind Australian Eastern Standard Time.
  • The highest point on this tour is 3,200 feet.
  • The currency in the United States is the United States Dollar; in Canada, the currency is the Canadian Dollar.
  • For electricity, both the United States and Canada use 120 Volts.
  • Why not consider a pre and post tour extension. Start and end your holiday rested.

This tour requires average physical activity. You should be in good health, able to climb stairs and walk reasonable distances, possibly over uneven ground and cobblestoned streets.

March 2016.

Mar 3  – Mar 13.                $3,079

Mar 10  – Mar 20.              $2,829

Mar 17 – Mar 27.               $2,829

April 2016.

Apr 7 – Apr 17.                   $2,949

Apr 14 – Apr 24.                 $2,949

Apr 21 – May 1.                  $2,949

June 2016.

Jun 6 – Jun 26.                    $3,979

Jun 20 – Jul 1.                      $3,979

July 2016.

Jul 18 – Jul 29.                      $3,979

August 2016. 

Aug 8 – Aug 19.                   $4,299

Aug 15 – Aug 26.                 $4,299

September 2016. 

Sep 5 – Sep 16.                    $3,979

Sep 12 – Sep 23.                  $3,979

Sep 26 – Oct 7.                     $3,979

October 2016.

Oct 10 – Oct 21.                   $3,979

November 2016.

Nov 7 – Nov 18.                    $3,469

March 2017.

Mar 13 – Mar 24.                   $3,469

Mar 27 – Apr 7.                      $3,599

April 2017.

Apr 3 – Apr 14.                       $3,729

Apr 24 – May 5.                      $3,729

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