Alaska Glacier Cruise on the Quantum of the Seas | May 6, 2024
Join us on an Alaska Glacier Cruise on Royal Caribbeans Quantum of the Seas starting at $1,149* on May 6, 2024. You will see Sitka, which shows the best of Alaska, snow-capped peaks, volcanic Mount Edgecumbe, Saint Lazaria Island’s with orange-beaked puffins and Refuge’s 40 million seabirds, kayak Sitka Sound, fly-fish for the world’s biggest halibut, Skagway still looks like it did during the Klondike Gold Rush over 100 years ago. In Juneau, you will find majestic views of snowcapped mountains, misty rainforests, massive glaciers, and bounty of wildlife, and so much more!
- Meals on Ship
- Port Charges
- Administrative Fees
Day 1 May 6 - Seattle, Washington, USA
4:00 PM Departure
If you arrive in Seattle early enough in the day, try to visit the Space Needle. Built for the 1962 World’s Fair, it offers a breathtaking 360-degree view of Seattle, Elliot Bay and the Olympic and Cascade mountain ranges, including Mt. Rainier.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: YOU MUST BOARD THE SHIP AT LEAST 2 - 3 HOURS BEFORE DEPARTURE.
Day 2 May 7 - At Sea
Day 3 May 8 – Icy Strait Point
11:59 AM Arrival /9:00 PM Departure
Icy Strait Point is one tiny port that’s big on the Alaskan wilderness and Native culture. Opened a decade ago by the Huna Tlingit Native Alaskans, it’s easily one of the best spots in the region for fishing and whale watching. Dive into Native Alaska culture at a tribal dance show or pay a visit to Hoonah, Alaska’s largest Tlingit village. If you want to venture over to the wild side, go on a guided nature hike through nearby rainforests or hop into an ATV and explore the backroads of Chichagof Island. At the end of the day, you can take in forest views while soaring high above the trees on the longest zip line in the world. No matter what kind of Alaska adventure you’re craving, you’ll find it in Icy Strait Point.
Day 4 May 9 - Skagway, Alaska
7:00 AM Arrival / 5:00 PM Departure
The tiny town of Skagway still looks like it did during the Klondike Gold Rush over 100 years ago. Today, it remains an outpost for a thrilling Alaskan adventure. An old-time streetcar ride along bustling Broadway Street reveals well-preserved buildings, including the state’s oldest hotel. You can see engraved walrus tusks at the Corrington Museum or get lost in riveting historical reenactments around town. If outdoor adventure is more your thing, there are plenty of ways to amp up the adrenaline, from sledding with Alaskan Huskies on Laughton Glacier to rafting Lynn Canal, the longest fjord in North America.
Day 5 May 10 - Endicott Arm & Dawes Glacier & Juneau
5:00 AM Arrival /10:00 AM Departure - Endicott Arms & Dawes Glacier
1:00 PM Arrival /7:00 PM Departure - Juneau
One of Alaska’s lesser-known gems, Endicott Arm Fjord marks the southern edge of Fords Terror Wilderness area. As you drift through its 30-mile-long stretch, you cannot help but be awed by the surrounding granite cliffs, mountain valleys and dozens of gushing waterfalls. Drifting icebergs, deep blue waters and a spectacular tidewater glacier only add to this natural spectacle’s appeal. You cannot get to Juneau easily without a sprint by air or by sea. But once you arrive, you will find majestic views and rich culture in every corner. With its snowcapped mountains, misty rainforests, massive glaciers and bounty of wildlife, Alaska’s remote state capital is the perfect place to dive into nature. Framed by Mount Juneau and Mount Roberts, the city’s picturesque downtown area offers historical bars, boutique shops and significant landmarks. For a taste of the local culture, visit the historic district and the Alaska State Museum. And for outdoor thrills, you can take your pick of activities ranging from whale watching in Auke Bay Harbor to tundra trekking over Mendenhall Glacier. You can even try your hand at gold panning in Last Chance Basin.
Day 6 May 11 - At Sea
Day 7 May 12 - Sunday – Victoria
5:00 PM Arrival / 10:00 PM Departure
Victoria delivers a delightful blend of British pomp and outdoor adventure. Here, you can admire the Victorian architecture at Craigdarroch Castle and eat your way around Canada’s oldest Chinatown. Explore “Garden City” floral displays or go biking in the “Cycling Capital of Canada.” From orcas whistling in the harbor to glow-in-the-dark scorpions at the Bug Zoo, Victoria has every adventure covered.
Day 8 May 13 - Disembark in Seattle
7:00 AM Arrival
Return home with memories of God’s beauty in Alaska!