MS Koningsdam | Credit: Holland America
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Alaska’s Inside Passage Cruise
MS Koningsdam | Credit: Holland America
Dawes Glacier | Credit: Holland America Line
Onboard MS Koningsdam | Credit: Holland America / Jocelyn Sinner
Glacier Bay National Park | Credit: Holland America
Tracy Arm | Credit: Holland America
Ketchikan | Credit: Holland America / Eddie Quintero
Misty Fjord | Credit: Holland America
Onboard Koningsdam at Skagway | Credit: Holland America / Sarah Flotard
Juneau | Credit: Holland America
The Retreat | Credit: Holland America / Sarah Flotard
Totem Poles at Ketchikan | Credit: Holland America

Alaska’s Inside Passage Cruise (Tour code: 13126)

Starts and Ends
in Vancouver
Travel Periods
27 Apr 24 - 28 Sep 24
Travel Style
Embark on an awe-inspiring journey through Alaska's breathtaking landscapes aboard Holland America's magnificent MS Koningsdam.


Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of Glacier Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you can observe calving glaciers, abundant wildlife, and pristine wilderness

Sail through the stunning Inside Passage, a labyrinth of islands, fjords, and inlets, offering breathtaking views of the Alaskan coastline and wildlife encounters

Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Alaska with visits to local communities, museums, and cultural centers, where you can learn about indigenous traditions and history

Every day aboard a Holland America Line cruise brings a wealth of cruise activities and indulgences, including the best live music at sea

Discover the best of Alaska’s unique coastal ports, including Juneau, Skagway and Ketchikan

8 days
AUD 2,394
per person, twin share
Travelling with kids? Read more 
All services are subject to availability.


Embark on a captivating 7-night voyage with Holland America, tracing a breathtaking itinerary that leads you through the wonders of Alaska. Starting in Vancouver, you'll sail through the iconic Inside Passage to your first destination, Tracy Arm, where you'll witness the spellbinding beauty of pristine fjords and magnificent glaciers. The journey continues to Juneau, Alaska's vibrant capital, where you can explore its natural wonders and go on thrilling whale-watching adventures. Skagway, a historic Gold Rush town, awaits with its rich past and scenic trails, followed by a visit to the awe-inspiring Glacier Bay National Park, renowned for its dramatic glacier calving and unspoiled wilderness. Your last stop is the charming town of Ketchikan, known as the "Salmon Capital of the World," offering insights into native culture and lush rainforests. This itinerary promises an unforgettable 7-night cruise, brimming with natural wonders and enriching cultural experiences.


7 nights onboard MS Koningsdam in an Oceanview Stateroom
Meals as per itinerary
Onboard activities and entertainment
One included shore excursion (to the value of US$100 per guest)
One specialty dinner at a fine dining restaurant
Signature Beverage Package
Wi-Fi package included

Sail Onboard MS Koningsdam

Holland America's MS Koningsdam redefines luxury cruising with its elegant design and sophisticated ambiance. From exquisite dining options to diverse entertainment experiences, the ship offers a perfect blend of relaxation and excitement. With comfortable accommodations, enriching activities, and immersive destination exploration, guests are treated to a truly memorable cruise adventure on the MS Koningsdam.

If complete bliss is the destination, Koningsdam is the journey. Fluid lines, light-filled spaces, and a blend of 21st-century elegance and nautical tradition dazzle at every turn. The ship abounds with innovative dining and entertainment options. Head to B.B. King’s Blues Club for Memphis R&B, take in visually stunning entertainment at World Stage, revisit classic hits at Billboard Onboard, and head to the Rolling Stone Lounge for the best in rock music.  There’s so much to see and do on Koningsdam, the first of the cruise ships in the Pinnacle Class.

Stay at the Ocean View Stateroom. The expansive staterooms include two lower beds convertible to one queen-size bed—the Signature Mariner's Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses, premium massage shower heads, a host of amenities and an ocean view.

Onboard MS Koningsdam
Ocean View Stateroom | Credit: Holland America

Day 1 Vancouver

Explore the diverse charm of Vancouver on a cruise adventure. From its humble origins as a trading post, the city has transformed into a bustling hub of outdoor activities, cultural richness, and cinematic allure. Surrounded by mountains and sea, Vancouver offers a perfect blend of city sophistication and laid-back vibes. Enjoy local attractions, exciting outdoor experiences, and delicious cuisine during your cruise. The city's restaurants and bars boast a unique local touch, and arts thrive in museums and performance venues. Venture beyond the city to discover colorful suburbs, untouched islands, and vast wilderness, creating lasting memories in this Canadian treasure.

Overnight onboard the MS Koningsdam.

Vancouver | Credit: Holland America

Day 2 Inside Passage

Explore Alaska’s stunning Inside Passage, a captivating network of fjords and rainforests. This cruising paradise stretches from Misty Fjords National Monument to Glacier Bay National Park, showcasing breathtaking landscapes. Spot iconic wildlife like humpback whales, orcas, eagles, and brown bears along the way. Discover historic ports: Sitka, once a Russian foothold; Ketchikan, rich in Native Alaskan heritage with totem poles; and Skagway, the lively Wild West gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush. Experience the essence of Alaska's wild beauty and vibrant history in this unforgettable journey.

Overnight onboard the MS Koningsdam.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Inside Passage
Whale at Inside Passage | Credit: Holland America

Day 3 Tracy Arm Inlet Juneau

Discover the breathtaking Tracy Arm fjord, flanked by steep cliffs and glacier-covered mountains. This 30-mile waterway is adorned with old-growth trees and home to the Sawyer Glaciers, shedding colossal chunks of ice into the sea. Tracy Arm, a part of the vast Tongass National Forest, is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts, offering glimpses of bears, whales, and mountain goats. Summer temperatures range from 35 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit (0 to 16 degrees Celsius), so pack warmly and bring waterproof gear. Cruise ships emphasize eco-conscious practices, encouraging the use of reusable items to preserve this pristine environment. Explore this untouched wilderness and witness nature's grandeur in Tracy Arm.

Cruise to Juneau, Alaska, the unique state capital nestled amid water, forests, and mountains. Explore glaciers, savor fresh seafood, and tour the grand capitol building, all in one day. Juneau offers outdoor adventures and wildlife sightings—hike Mount Roberts to spot deer and eagles, or take a whale-watching tour in Auke Bay. For bear sightings, catch a floatplane to nearby reserves like Chichagof or Admiralty Island. Despite its sleepy vibe, Juneau attracts over a million visitors each summer, making it Alaska’s top tourist spot. Experience this enchanting city on your Alaska cruise.

Overnight onboard the MS Koningsdam.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Tracy Arm Inlet → Juneau
Tracy Arm | Credit: Holland America

Day 4 Skagway

Discover Skagway's rich history and natural beauty on an Alaska Cruise adventure. Once a bustling frontier hub during the Klondike Gold Rush, Skagway has transformed into a gateway for travelers eager to explore Alaska's vibrant past and pristine wilderness. Visit iconic spots like the Red Onion Saloon, with relics from the gold rush era, and embark on the White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad, offering breathtaking views of mountains, waterfalls, and glaciers. Known as the "Garden City of Alaska," Skagway boasts preserved historic areas, guided walking tours, and a lively local community. Explore charming galleries, curio shops, and seafood restaurants showcasing the region's fresh catch. Dive into Skagway's allure and make unforgettable memories on your Alaska Cruise.

Overnight onboard the MS Koningsdam.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Skagway | Credit: Holland America

Day 5 Glacier Bay

On your cruise to Glacier Bay, close your eyes and take in the sounds—the creaks and groans of  “living” ice, the shrill cries of gulls and soaring eagles, the splash of a breaching humpback whale. Frosted peaks towering over mossy forests, wide tidewater glaciers (there are seven in the park), and marine wildlife are givens on Glacier Bay cruises, but every experience in this changing biosphere is unique. There are glaciers, fjords, inlets, rivers, streams and wildlife galore on Glacier Bay cruises, so bring those binoculars.

Overnight onboard the MS Koningsdam.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Glacier Bay
Glacier Bay | Credit: Holland America

Day 6 Ketchikan

Take an adventure and cruise to Ketchikan, Alaska's "First City," nestled along the picturesque fjords of the Inside Passage. Experience the town's rich salmon-fishing heritage and indulge in fresh seafood at local restaurants. Explore Native Alaskan cultures through intricately carved totem poles at the Totem Heritage Center and Totem Bight State Park. Don't miss Saxman Village for live Tlingit culture displays and dance performances. Stroll historic Creek Street, a charming boardwalk over Ketchikan Creek, where you can shop for souvenirs and local art. Experience a delightful blend of nature, culture, and history on your Alaska cruise to Ketchikan.

Overnight onboard MS Koningsdam.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Ketchikan Totem Poles | Credit: Holland America

Day 7 Inside Passage

Cruise Alaska's Inside Passage, a breathtaking network of glacier-carved fjords and lush rainforests along the Southeast Alaskan coast. This world-class route showcases Misty Fjords National Monument and Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve, promising unparalleled natural beauty.

Sailing through these waters allows for unforgettable wildlife encounters, from humpback whales and orcas to soaring bald eagles and lumbering brown bears along the shoreline. Explore historic ports like Sitka, featuring Russia's past influence, Ketchikan's Native Alaskan heritage with totem poles, and Skagway, a vibrant town from the Klondike Gold Rush era. This cruise offers a perfect blend of nature, history, and wildlife in the heart of Alaska's stunning wilderness.

Overnight onboard MS Koningsdam.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Inside Passage
Inside Passage | Credit: Holland America

Day 8 Vancouver

Early this morning you arrive in the port of Vancouver and disembark the MS Koningsdam.

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2024 Departures

  • April - 27
  • May - 4, 11, 18, 25
  • June - 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • July - 6, 13, 20, 27
  • August - 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • September - 7, 14, 21, 28


  • International airfares and taxes
  • Domestic airfares and taxes, unless otherwise specified in our holiday package
  • Visa expenses, processing and issuance fees
  • Meals other than as specified in our holiday package
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.)
  • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, hotel, restaurant or cruise staff, etc.
  • Or any other travel expense that has not been included in our holiday package
  • Optional shore excursions
  • Onboard Crew Gratuities


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