Voyage of the Glaciers (Northbound) with a Royal Princess


From Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada to Anchorage (Whittier), Alaska, United States

Members from: $1,070 P.PNon-members from: $1,087 P.PSolo traveller from: $2,139

  • Type

    Ocean Cruise

  • Destination

    Canada, Alaska & USA

  • Cruise Line

    Princess

  • Supplier

    Princess Cruises

  • Booking Code

    PP1916

  • Departs

    11 May 2019

  • Company

    Princess Cruises



ROYAL PRINCESS

From its breathtaking piazza-style Atrium to the dramatic views from the glass-floored SeaWalk®, Royal Princess is sure to delight. Relax at The Sanctuary, a tranquil haven reserved for adults, watch the mesmerizing Princess WaterColor Fantasy light and water show, or dine on tantalizing cuisine at venues like Crown Grill and more.

  • Inaugural Cruise: June 16, 2013
  • Guest Capacity: 3,560 lower berths
  • Number of Crew: missing from spreadsheet
  • Tonnage: 142,229


DINING

Passionate about our culinary craft, we’re committed to serving you mouthwatering, handcrafted dishes made from scratch throughout your voyage. Be sure to join us at one of our award-winning specialty restaurants to celebrate your next birthday, anniversary or milestone and enjoy tantalizing specialties.

  • Crafted by Curtis Stone (dining room dishes)
  • Chef's Table Lumiere (fine dining experience)^
  • Chocolate Journeys℠
  • Sabatini's℠ (Italian specialty restaurant)^
  • Crown Grill℠ (steakhouse specialty restaurant)^
  • Alfredo's Pizzeria
  • Horizon Court (buffet)
  • Vines (wine bar)^
  • International Café
  • Crab Shack (specialty restaurant)^

ACTIVITIES

Each day, a world of exciting activities awaits, from cooking demonstrations to dance classes, trivia contests and a range of enrichment programs, including our Encounters with Discovery at SEA™ speaker series from experts who offer insights into the places you’ll visit.

  • Discovery at SEA™ Programs
  • Festivals of the World
  • The SeaWalk®
  • Princess Live! (live television studio show)
  • The Piazza
  • Shops of Princess
  • Art Gallery & Auctions
  • Platinum Photography Studio
  • Freshwater Pools & Hot Tubs
  • Sports Court (basketball, volleyball, tennis)
  • Lawn Court (golf putting and lawn games)

ENTERTAINMENT

There’s always something happening on board — from heading to the Princess Theater for a lavish original musical production to enjoying a blockbuster movie poolside under the stars or simply relaxing in a lounge sipping a cocktail where a live band is playing your song.

  • Movies Under the Stars®
  • The Voice of the Ocean (live show)
  • Princess® Watercolor Fantasy Show
  • Original Musical Productions
  • Music & Dancing
  • Vegas-style Casino
  • Featured Guest Entertainers
  • Princess Theater
  • Club 6 (dance club)
  • Crooners Bar

JOYFUL REJUVENATION

Everything you need to refresh body and mind is right on board. Indulge in a manicure, pedicure or a makeover in the salon, or a soothing massage in the Lotus Spa®. Or maybe it’s a brisk workout in the fitness center, followed by a little “me time” in The Sanctuary, a tranquil retreat reserved just for adults.

  • The Princess Luxury Bed (on board in Feb. 2018)
  • SLEEP by Princess
  • The Sanctuary (retreat for adults)^
  • Lotus Spa®^
  • Lotus Spa® Fitness Center
  • The Enclave® at Lotus Spa® (thermal suite)^
  • Fitness Classes^

Itinerary


  1. Day 1

    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    It seems unlikely that a character named "Gassy Jack" Deighton would be responsible for one of the most beautiful cities on the continent. But that's history for you.

    During the gold rush, Gassy Jack saw a chance to make money from the hordes of miners on their way to the Yukon. The saloon he built became the focus of the shanty town known as Gastown. From that ragtag group of shacks, modern Vancouver was born. The provincial government persuaded settlers to change the name of the town to Vancouver, after Captain George Vancouver, who sailed the region's waters in 1792.

    Canada's third-largest city, Vancouver is a cosmopolitan place with a European feel and a personality all its own. It's a community with a rich ethnic mix - including the second-largest Chinatown in North America - and stunningly beautiful parks.

  2. Day 2

    At Sea

  3. Day 3

    Ketchikan, Alaska, United States

    Ketchikan is known as Alaska's "First City" because it's the first major community travelers come to as they journey north. Located on an island, Ketchikan began life as an Indian fishing camp. The name Ketchikan comes from a Tlingit phrase that means "eagle with spread-out wings," a reference to a waterfall near town.

    In the early 1900s, when gold was Alaska's claim to fame, fishing and timber industries were established in Ketchikan. The growth of these industries helped make this Inside Passage port Alaska's fourth-largest city.

    Visitors to Ketchikan will be intrigued by its rich Native heritage, which includes the world's oldest collection of totem poles at Totem Heritage Center. The Haida, Tlingit and Tsimshian are all a part of the city's colorful history. Ketchikan, with its abundance of salmon, is also a sportfishing paradise. Sightseers will be impressed with both the scenic town and its surroundings, especially Misty Fjords National Monument.

  4. Day 4

    Juneau, Alaska, United States

    In 1880, it was slow going for Joe Juneau and Richard Harris as they searched for gold with the help of Native guides. After climbing mountains, forging streams and facing countless difficulties, they found nuggets "as large as beans."

    From their discovery came three of the largest gold mines in the world. By the end of World War II, more than $150 million in gold had been mined. Eventually the mines closed, but the town Joe Juneau founded became the capital
    of Alaska and the business of gold was replaced by the business of government.

    Some 30,000 people live in Juneau. Its total area makes it one of the biggest towns, in size, in the world. Only Kiruna, Sweden, and Sitka, Alaska, exceed Juneau's 3,248 square miles.

    Today Juneau is famous not only for gold and government but also for its breathtakingly beautiful glaciers and stunning views of both water and mountains.

  5. Day 5

    Skagway, Alaska, United States

    Skagway was the gateway to the gold fields for the thousands who flocked to Alaska and the Yukon with the hope of striking it rich. Skagway may have boasted the shortest route to the Klondike, but it wasn't the easiest.

    Over 100 years ago, the White Pass route through the Coast Mountains and the shorter but steeper Chilkoot Trail were used by countless stampeders. Many a would-be miner perished on the treacherous Chilkoot Trail.

    The gold rush was a boon and by 1898, Skagway was Alaska's largest town with a population of about 20,000. Hotels, saloons, dance halls and gambling houses prospered. But when the gold yield dwindled in 1900, so did the population as miners quickly shifted to new finds in Nome.

    Today, Skagway has less than 1,000 residents. It still retains the flavor of the gold rush era.

  6. Day 6

    Glacier Bay National Park (Scenic Cruising), Alaska, U.S.

  7. Day 7

    College Fjord (Scenic Cruising), Alaska, United States

  8. Day 8

    Anchorage (Whittier), Alaska, United States


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Disclaimer


*Please note that prices are listed per person and based on double occupancy. Third and Fourth guest fares apply to the 3rd and 4th guests booked in the same stateroom as the First and Second guests. Prices are subject to change based on availability. Prices shown in AUD. Taxes, Fees & Port Expenses are subject to change and Princess reserves the right to collect any increases in effect at the time of sailing even if the fare has already been paid in full. Credit/Debit Card: we accept Visa and MasterCard (1.1% service fee applies only to credit card payments) as well as Diners and AMEX (2.3% service fee applies). Stateroom views are considered unobstructed unless noted otherwise. Photos, floor plan diagrams, and amenities represent typical arrangements and may vary by ship and stateroom. Certain staterooms may vary in size, decor and configuration. Obstructions do not include certain nautical items like handrails, dividers or ship hardware. For balcony staterooms, the view is determined from the perspective of the balcony railing.