U.S. West Coast - Highlights and National Parks of the Pacific

Price from $3,507

Departure date
8 days

Cruise Overview

Explore the west coast of Pacific North America

  • 8-day exploration of Pacific North America. Cruise from San Diego in California to Vancouver, Canada on board hybrid-powered expedition ship, MS Roald Amundsen.

  • Enjoy whale and seabird watching around Santa Barbara. And visit Eureka's Redwood National Park, an international Biosphere Reserve.

  • Look for humpback whales as you travel to San Juan Island; and tour the UNESCO World Heritage Site—sub-alpine Olympic National Park.

Wild wonders

Cruise the Pacific coast from San Diego and take in its abundant marine wildlife, from majestic whales to amazing seabirds.

Stunning nature

Experience Spanish-influenced Santa Barbara, the ancient trees of the Redwood National Park, and the natural wonders of the San Juan Islands. We'll also hike through the Olympic National Park, before ending our adventure in bustling Vancouver.


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

Welcome to California

Day 1

The American Riviera

Day 2

Whale spotting at sea

Day 3

Eureka’s forest giants

Day 4

Leisure cruising

Day 5

Whales of San Juan

Day 6

Olympic National Park

Day 7

Vibrant Vancouver

Day 8

What's included

Take a look at what you can look forward to on this 7-day expedition cruise.

Expedition Cruise

  • Expedition cruise in the cabin of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including beverages (house beer and wine, sodas, and mineral water) in restaurants Aune and Fredheim
  • Fine-dining in À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm is included for suite guests
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board. Be aware that we sail in remote areas with limited connection. Streaming is not supported.
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle to fill at onboard water refill stations
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organizes and guides activities, both on board and ashore
  • Range of included activities

Onboard activities

  • Experts from the Expedition Team present detailed lectures on a variety of topics
  • Use of the ship’s Science Center, which has an extensive library and advanced biological and geological microscopes
  • The Citizen Science program allows guests to contribute to current scientific research projects
  • The onboard professional photographer will give tips and tricks for taking the best landscape and wildlife photos
  • The ship has hot tubs, an infinity pool, a sauna, an outdoor and indoor gym, and an outdoor running track
  • Participate in informal gatherings with the crew, such as daily recaps and the next day’s preparations

Landing activities

  • Loan of trekking poles and all equipment needed for the activities
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket
  • Expedition photographers will help configure your camera settings before landings

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

Included Programs

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages

Excursions & Activities

Learn more about what you can experience when going with us

Pre-post programs

q2 exp 2500x764 b2c landingpage 2

Sign up for our newsletter

Be the first to hear about our latest offers, exciting itineraries and inspirational articles.