Alaskan Adventure

for 8 nights

Enjoy a 7-night dream cruise to see the wonderful Alaskan scenery and wildlife on the 4-star Norwegian Encore.

What's Included
  • Flight from Dublin to Seattle
  • All transfers from the airport – hotel – port
  • One night in a Seattle hotel, before your cruise
  • 7 nights onboard the 4* Norwegian Encore
  • Fine dining on a full-board basis
  • A variety of day & evening entertainment onboard
  • Return transfer from port to airport
  • Flight from Seattle to Dublin
  • Taxes, charges and 20kg check-in bag per person

Cruise from the Emerald City of Seattle to the wilds of Alaska for seven spectacular days. Pan for gold, feast at a salmon bake and visit a musher camp in Skagway. This town is easy to explore on foot, but the White Pass Railway will reveal Alaska’s beautiful interior. Another great walking town is Ketchikan, salmon capital of the world. Look for salmon in the water as you stroll and shop along the elevated walkway at Creek Street. For whales, take a sightseeing tour to Misty Fjords. Before or after your cruise, get to know Seattle and its landmark attractions like Pike Place Market. Spend a few hours shopping, dining and watching them throw fish at the seafood counters. For exhilarating views, head to the top of the Space Needle.

Enjoy an immersive Alaska experience with longer times at port.
Be in awe of the views from our 180-degree observation lounges.

Upgrade Options
Add Free At Sea for just €149pp - Get wifi, All Inclusive Drinks, $50 shore excursion credit per port, and one speciality dining
Norwegian Encore

Norwegian Encore: Porthole Cruise Magazine 2020 Editors’ Pick, Best New Ship
Repeat perfect moments on our newest, most incredible ship, Norwegian Encore — tailor-made for “Again! Again!” Island hop through paradise in the Caribbean from Miami, or cruise to Alaska from Seattle and explore more of the Last Frontier in a ship built for non-stop memorable moments. Whip around the Norwegian Encore Speedway, the largest race track at sea. Experience an otherwordly virtual reality wonderland at Galaxy Pavilion. Raise the roof every night and sing along to classic rock hits at The Choir Of Man. Give your taste buds a double dose of delicious at the many dining options, including the brand-new Onda by Scarpetta. Do all this and so much more on Norwegian Encore. Because once is never enough.

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Norwegian Cruise Line
Dates Cabin Type Price
04 May 2024 Inside €2099 Book Now
04 May 2024 Balcony €2849 Book Now
Eleanor M
Eleanor M
Booking Remarks
Prices are per person based on two sharing
Inclusive of taxes and service charges as indicated
Full payment due at time of booking
Optional Insurance €29 (conditions apply)
Child and family prices available on request
Gratuities on board are not included in the above price
These prices are guidelines only and are subject to change and availability. Pricing will be confirmed at time of booking.
Duration Notes
7 night Alaskan cruise + 1 Night in a Seattle hotel before the cruise
Day 1-2

Seattle, Washington, USA

On arrival in Seattle, you will be transferred to the your hotel for your one night stay. The following day you will be transferred to the port to board the fantastic cruise ship Norwegian Encore.

Day 3

At Sea

Day 4

Juneau, Alaska

Juneau is the capital of contrasts and conflicts. It borders a waterway that never freezes but lies beneath an ice field that never melts. It was the first community in the Southeast to slap a head tax on cruise-ship passengers but still draws more than a million a year. It’s the state capital but since the 1980s Alaskans have been trying to move it. It doesn’t have any roads that go anywhere, but half its residents and its mayor opposed a plan to build one that would.
Welcome to America’s strangest state capital. In the winter it’s a beehive of legislators, their loyal aides and lobbyists locked in political struggles. In summer it’s a launchpad for copious outdoor adventures. Superb hiking starts barely 10 minutes from downtown, a massive glacier calves into a lake 12 miles up the road, and boats and seaplanes take off from the waterfront bound for nearby bear-viewing, ziplining and whale-watching.

Day 5

Skagway, Alaska

At first sight, Skagway appears to be solely an amusement park for cruise-ship day-trippers, a million of whom disgorge onto its sunny boardwalks every summer. But, haunted by Klondike ghosts and beautified by a tight grid of handsome false-fronted buildings, this is no northern Vegas. Skagway’s history is very real.
During the 1898 gold rush, 40,000 stampeders passed through the nascent settlement; they were a sometimes-unsavoury cast of characters who lived against a backdrop of brothels, gunfights and debauched entertainment wilder than the Wild West. Today, the main actors are seasonal workers, waitstaff posing in period costume and storytelling national-park rangers. Indeed, most of the town’s important buildings are managed by the National Park Service (NPS) and this, along with Skagway’s location on the cusp of a burly wilderness with trails (including the legendary Chilkoot) leading off in all directions, has saved it from overt Disneyfication. Dive in and join the show.

Day 6

Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska

Glacier Bay is the crowning jewel of the cruise-ship industry and a dreamy destination for anybody who has ever paddled a kayak. Seven tidewater glaciers spill out of the mountains and fill the sea with icebergs of all shapes, sizes and shades of blue, making Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve an icy wilderness renowned worldwide.
Apart from its high concentration of tidewater glaciers, Glacier Bay is a dynamic habitat for humpback whales. Other wildlife seen at Glacier Bay includes porpoises, sea otters, brown and black bears, wolves, moose and mountain goats.

The park is an expensive side trip, even by Alaskan standards. Plan on spending at least $400 for a trip from Juneau. Of the 500,000 annual visitors, more than 95% arrive aboard a ship and never leave it. The rest is a mixture of tour-group members, who head straight for the lodge, and backpackers, who gravitate toward the free campground.

Day 7

Ketchikan, Alaska

Close to Alaska’s southern tip, where the Panhandle plunges deep into British Columbia, lies rainy Ketchikan, the state’s fourth-largest city, squeezed onto a narrow strip of coast on Revillagigedo Island abutting the Tongass Narrows. Ketchikan is known for its commercial salmon fishing and indigenous Haida and Tlingit heritage – there is no better place in the US to see totem poles in all their craning, colourful glory. Every year between May and September, Ketchikan kowtows to around one million cruise-ship passengers, a deluge that turns the town into something of a tourist circus. Some cruisers stay in town, ferrying between souvenir shops and Ketchikan’s emblematic totems. Others jump on boats or seaplanes bound for the Gothic majesty of Misty Fiords National Monument, a nearby wilderness area.
Despite the seasonal frenzy, Ketchikan retains a notable heritage exemplified by the jumbled clapboard facades of Creek Street, perched on stilts above a river.

Day 8

Victoria, Canada

Victoria exudes old-world charm and fragrant and colorful flowers are everywhere. Founded in 1843 by James Douglas of the Hudson’s Bay Company, the city was first known as Fort Victoria. By 1848, Vancouver Island was a British colony and Victoria was its capital.

In 1858, Victoria was a tent city and the base for some 25,000 prospectors on their way to the Frasier River gold fields. When Vancouver Island was incorporated with mainland British Columbia in 1868, Victoria became the capital of the entire province.

Although it’s a port city, Victoria is not as industrially oriented as Vancouver. The harbors, especially Inner Harbour, are dotted with pleasure craft, ferries and floatplanes. The city is renowned for its beautiful gardens, charming houses and very British feel.

Day 9

Seattle, Washington, USA

Following breakfast onboard, you will be invited to disembark the Norwegian Encore and you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Dublin.

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