Holland America have been sailing to destinations across the world for 150 years. When first established they began sailing passengers between Holland and America and since then have become a worldwide cruise operator. Across their fleet they have a total of 11 mid-sized ships, which carry between 1432 and 2650 guests. Their carefully crafted journeys allow passengers to discover, taste and experience the locations they visit, in complete comfort on board their classic and elegantly designed ships.

Over 75 years ago, they became the first cruise line to set sail to Alaska. Since then, they have become market leaders of Alaska cruises, and their expertise of the last frontier is unmistakable. Alaska is a vast wilderness, full of unexplored beauty, from the towering glaciers to the breathtaking landscapes, to the abundant wildlife – a trip to Alaska is bound to leave you yearning for more. With more access to Alaskan gems than any other cruise line, Holland America are the ultimate cruise line to take you on this incredible voyage.

As you embark on a magical journey across the Inside Passage, you will be captivated by its beauty, from lush forests, glittering waters and majestic fords – it is bound to leave you in awe. Sailing with Holland America, you can expect unique experiences and exceptional excursions. The shore excursions are centered around wildlife and glaciers and provide an exciting range of land adventures to experience these wonders in the most magnificent ways. Popular excursions include sea kayaking through the Alaskan wilderness, dog sledding, hiking and flightseeing. Holland America also offer the opportunity to explore Juneau which is only accessible by boat or plane. Complimentary park tours are included, and access to the remote Yukon territory. You will also voyage to fascinating destinations such as: Tracy Arm Fjord and Skagway, where you can enjoy their incredible rail journey on offer.

Alaska is full of awe-inspiring wildlife, and it is highly recommended you pack your binoculars so you can spot the wildlife further away from the ship. People travel from across the world to catch a glimpse of some of the incredible wildlife that resides in Alaska, including black bears, brown bears, moose, reindeer, wolves and much more. You can also spot magnificent marine life such as otters, orcas, humpback whales and grey whales. These can be spotted whilst sailing through the Alaskan shores or as part of an excursion.

No trip to Alaska is complete without witnessing the breathtaking glaciers that shape this dramatic landscape. With Holland America, you can enjoy a journey though Glacier Bay National Park, where guests can witness the incredible glittering glaciers that stand before you, the size and beauty of these icy wonders are a bucket list sight that every adventure lover should witness. Holland America, also partner with Alaskan experts who will share stories of the true Alaska. Glacier Bay National Park rangers and members of local tribes are there to give engaging presentations, answer questions and point out areas of interest in the local area.

Sailing with Holland America, the onboard staff will ensure that every moment on board is magical. Their ships are recognised for their classic elegance, ensuring your voyage is a luxurious and authentic experience. Ships are equipped with modern amenities combined with traditional charm. Throughout your journey you will enjoy exceptional cuisine, with diverse dining options, ranging from fine dining restaurants to casual eateries. Savour the flavours of regional Alaskan-inspired dishes with locally sources ingredients and fresh sea food that is sourced throughout the sailing. From the moment you step on board, you will be greeted by a warm and welcoming atmosphere, setting the stage for an extraordinary journey through Alaska’s untamed beauty.