Alaska Cruise 2013
Carnival Alaska Cruise Packages
The wonders of Alaska are waiting for you. Come sail with Carnival and experience beautiful green forests teaming with wildlife, snow-capped mountains, striking glaciers and waterfalls, whales, sea lions and totem poles. Carnival cruise lines travels between Seattle Washington or Vancouver Canada and Seward Alaska during the summer months of May through the middle of September.
For the 2011 season the Carnival Spirit will be providing a variety of 7-Day
cruises. This stunning ship has a passenger capacity of 2,124 with 1,029 luxurious
staterooms and 12 fun-filled decks which includes a two-level promenade deck.
The ships wood and glass filled atrium is cozy and inviting place. This ship
has the fantastic fun filled aquatic amenities that Carnival is famous for;
pools and Carnival’s Twister Waterslide.
Carnival cruise itineraries for 2011 onboard the Carnival Spirit include the 7-Day Glacier Bay Alaska Cruise, 7-Night Southbound Alaska Cruise and the 7-Night Northbound Alaska Cruise.
Glacier Bay Cruise departs from Seattle and features the protected 3.2 million acre national park filled with seabirds, otters, whales and of course active glaciers. The ship departs from Seattle and visits the ports of Juneau, Alaska; Skagway, Alaska; Glacier Bay; Ketchikan, Alaska and Vancouver BC, Canada. Two cruises are offered this year in September and start at $619.°°.
Southbound Alaska Cruise departs from scenic Seward, Alaska travelling through the Inside Passage with stops at the ports of Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, Vancouver and ending in Seattle Washington. You will be pampered by the ships friendly crew as you cruise past miles of evergreen forests, majestic glaciers and snow-capped mountains. The first southbound cruise departs on May 4, 2011. Prices start at $499°° for an inside room and $599°° for an ocean view.
Northbound Alaska Cruise departs from Seattle beginning May10, 2011 with the final sail date on September 6, 2011. Your first port of call will be in exciting Vancouver BC Canada then your ship will cruise up the tranquil and scenic Inside Passage to the Alaskan ports of Ketchikan, Juneau, Sawyer Glacier Cruising, Skagway, Sitka, Hubbard Glacier and ending in Seward Alaska.
Each Carnival port offers its guests a variety of ways to experience the wild and beautiful Alaska as choose to view glaciers by helicopter, experience a sense of Russia in Sitka or a taste of the Gold Rush in Skagway and Juneau.
Ketchikan is well known for its Native American culture. This city which is home to the Tinglit, Haida and Tsimshian people also hosts the largest collection of totem poles. Mild climate and calm waters make Ketchikan a favorite of sports fisherman.
Juneau sits among hills and winding streets and successfully combines cosmopolitan sophistication with small-town quaintness. Cruise guest will also find fine restaurants, excellent shopping and cultural museums.
Skagway is bordered by the majestic Coast Mountains. This one time native fishing village and prospectors base camp now charms visitors with its wooden sidewalks, quaint gift shops continuing to remind visitors of Alaska’s Gold Rush days.