A Company

Alaska and British Columbia

Wilderness, Glaciers and Culture | Northbound

Price from £6,394

Departure Dates
15 days
Multiple Offers

Cruise Overview

15-day expedition cruise from Vancouver to Seward, along the Inside Passage, exploring Pacific Northwest islands and ending in Anchorage.

Journey from Vancouver to Seward and Anchorage to discover Alaska’s many fjords, Gold Rush-era history, glistening glaciers, rare wildlife, primeval rainforest, and rich Indigenous and Russian culture. 

Discover rugged wilderness, the glaciers of Icy Bay and College Fjord, and authentic fishing towns such as Sitka and Cordova.  

Seek out local wildlife such as whales, eagles, bears and much more on landings and small expedition boat cruising with your Expedition Team.

15-day expedition cruise from Vancouver to Seward, along the Inside Passage, exploring Pacific Northwest islands and ending in Anchorage

Fjords, glaciers and rich cultures 

Discover Alaska’s many fjords, glistening glaciers, primeval rainforest, and rich Indigenous, Russian and Gold Rush-era history, on this fascinating expedition cruise from Vancouver to Seward and Anchorage. You’ll visit remote frontier towns, each with their own unique culture and heritage.  

Incredible nature and wilderness 

Enjoy an unrivalled introduction to Alaskan scenery and wildlife guided by your knowledgeable Expedition Team. Look out for eagles, bears, sea otters and whales, not to mention bison, musk oxen and elk. When we reach Anchorage, you can opt in to join a Post-Programme to Denali National Park.

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Cabin 1
(2-15 years)

Available Dates

No available cabins


We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

A taste of Vancouver

Day 1

Your expedition begins

Day 2

Canada's Inside Passage

Day 3

Unspoiled Misty Fjords

Day 4

Wrangell's petroglyphs

Day 5

Explore the wonders of Southeast Alaska

Day 6

Tracy Arm and Endicott Arm

Day 7

Tlingit crafts in Haines 

Day 8

William Henry Bay

Day 9

Blended cultures of Sitka

Day 10

Icy Bay

Day 11

Remote Cordova

Day 12

Ivy League glaciers

Day 13

Seward's stunning beauty

Day 14

Adventure in Anchorage

Day 15

What's included


  • Overnight in Vancouver, including breakfast, before the expedition cruise  
  • Overnight in Anchorage, including breakfast, after the expedition cruise   


  • Transfer from the hotel to the ship in Vancouver, including a city tour  
  • Transfer from the ship in Seward to the hotel in Anchorage, with a stop at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, including admission fee, English-speaking guide, and a packed lunch 

Expedition Cruise

  • A stay in a cabin of your choice 
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner including beverages* in restaurants Aune and Fredheim 
  • À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm included for suite guests 
  • Complimentary tea and coffee 
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board† 
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle 
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organise and accompany activities on board and ashore 
  • Range of included activities 

Onboard Activities

  • In-depth lectures and discussions hosted by experts on the Expedition Team 
  • Full use of our Science Center, extensive library and advanced biological and geological equipment 
  • Citizen Science Programme where you can assist with ongoing scientific research 
  • Photography tips and techniques for capturing landscape and wildlife from our onboard professional photographer 
  • Use of ship's hot tubs, infinity pool, panoramic sauna, outdoor and indoor gyms, and running track 
  • Informal gatherings with the crew for daily briefings 

Landing Activities

  • Escorted landings with small expedition boats 
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles and all equipment for activities 
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket 
  • Expedition photographers on hand to assist you 


  • All planned activities are subject to weather and ice conditions 
  • Excursions and activities are subject to change 
  • Please make sure you meet all entry and boarding requirements  
  • No gratuities expected 

What's not included

  • International flights 

  • Travel insurance 

  • Luggage handling 

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners 

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team 

  • Optional treatments in the onboard wellness and spa area

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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