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Alaska Cruises Leaving From Seattle, Washington

Top Cruises From Seattle to Alaska

In search of your next adventure? How would you feel about embarking on an Alaska cruise leaving from Seattle? 

Joining an Alaskan cruise enables you to experience the dynamic energy of the Emerald City before boarding and heading into the wild, natural beauty of American’s Last Frontier. 

If you’re looking for the best Alaska cruises from Seattle, continue reading for AAA’s top suggestions or contact us to speak directly with one of our knowledgeable travel agents about your upcoming trip. 

Whether you’re looking for short Alaska cruises from Seattle or ones that are over a week long, AAA has numerous cruise options for you to choose from — each one capable of delivering memories that will last a lifetime. 

seal resting on an iceberg with from the Dawes Glacier
Harbor seal resting on an iceberg calved from Dawes Glacier Endicott Arm. Photo by Paul Souders/Getty Images.

1. Join a 7-Day Alaska Cruise From Seattle by Royal Caribbean International

Take full advantage of all the amenities that accompany a cruise with Royal Caribbean International. Visit the Bionic Bar to get a custom cocktail prepared by friendly robots or enjoy a five-course meal at Jamie’s Italian by Jamie Oliver. 

Entertainment features aboard this cruise include Live. Love. Legs., where you can enjoy acrobatic and vocal performances by talented artists, and Pixels, a venue where you can immerse yourself in live music and cinematography shows. 

Here’s a brief overview of this cruise’s schedule:

  • Day 1: Seattle 
  • Day 2: Cruising 
  • Day 3: Alaska Inside Passage & Juneau 
  • Day 4: Skagway 
  • Day 5: Endicott Arm & Dawes Glacier 
  • Day 6: Cruising 
  • Day 7: Victoria, B.C. 
  • Day 8: Return to Seattle 
Glacier Bay
Enjoying the views at Glacier Bay. Photo by Princess Cruise Lines.

2. Experience Glacier Bay On This 7-Day Cruise by Princess Cruises

Enjoy luxurious accommodations, decadent and authentic Alaskan seafood, upscale nightclubs, and original musical productions aboard the Princess Cruise’s week-long Alaskan adventure. Besides amenities, this tour is ideal for cruisers who want to get up close and personal with Alaskan nature and wildlife.

Alaskan ports that this cruise will be stopping at include:

  • Seattle
  • Endicott Arm
  • Glacier Bay National Park
  • Juneau
  • Ketchikan
  • Skagway
  • Victoria B.C.
Tracy Arm Fjords Alaska
Tracy Arm. Photo by AlinaA2/Getty Images.

3. Savor Delicious Food & Rugged Alaskan Coastline on This 8-Night Cruise by Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Cruise Line is all about making the cruise experience enjoyable for everyone. Onboard activities are diverse and numerous — ensuring that no matter the age group of the people you’re cruising with, there’s an activity to be enjoyed.

If you’re cruising with your family, enjoy the ship’s very own SkyRide, Sky Zone, or Water Works park. If you’re cruising with only adults, take advantage of the ship’s many lounges, bars, and restaurants.

Onshore, excursions you can join include hiking, wildlife viewing, whale watching, glacier trekking, and more!

Ports of call on this Alaskan cruise include:

  • Seattle
  • Juneau
  • Ketchikan
  • Skagway
  • Tracy Arm Fjord
  • Victoria B.C.
  • Icy Strait Point
Ketchikan
Ketchikan. Photo by Shippee/Getty Images.

4. Join an Exciting 7-Night Celebrity Cruise to Alaska From Seattle

Celebrity Cruises feature amenities such as WiFi, drinks, and trip tips to ensure that each passenger gets the most out of their Alaskan adventure. Onboard you can enjoy spa and fitness amenities, a gorgeous rooftop terrace, and a martini bar. Ports that Celebrity Cruises’ Alaska cruise stop at include:

  • Seattle
  • Juneau
  • Ketchikan
  • Skagway
Stika
Stika. Photo by Holland America.

5. Enjoy Food & Excursions On This 7-Night Cruise by Holland America Line

This 936-foot long cruise ship is packed with everything you need to have a good time while embarking on the adventure of a lifetime. You can enjoy regional cooking, spa and salon amenities, wine tastings, and a host of onboard activities. Some of the activities include a blues club, performance stage, a casino, and a kids’ activity hall.

Dining options that are included in ticket costs are Pinnacle Grill, Lido Market, and The Dining Room. There are also other dining options onboard (at an additional cost) including a cafe, sushi restaurant, and a pizzeria.

This week-long cruise follows the following (approximate) itinerary:

  • Day 1: Seattle & Puget Sound
  • Day 2: Cruising
  • Day 3: Stephens Passage & Juneau
  • Day 4: Glacier Bay & Icy Strait Point
  • Day 5: Sitka
  • Day 6: Ketchikan
  • Day 7: Cruising
  • Day 8: Seattle
Grand Lounge on Oceana
Grand Lounge. Photo courtesy of Oceana Cruises.

6. Relax on Decadent Alaska Cruises From Seattle by Oceania Cruises

Alaskan cruises offered by Oceania Cruises are premium experiences. Aboard one of Oceania Cruises’ ships, you will be staying in luxurious suites and rooms that are furnished in the neoclassical style.

Besides having some of the finest accommodations, Oceania Cruises Alaska cruises feature lounges, bars, casinos, spa centers, stylish restaurants, and more. Not to mention exciting shore excursions and wildlife viewing.

Oceania Cruises offers both 7 and 10-night cruises from Seattle to Alaska.

The 7-night Alaska cruise includes highlights such as:

  • Seattle
  • The Inside Passage
  • Ketchikan
  • Juneau
  • Sitka
  • The Outside Passage
  • Victoria British Columbia

The 10-night cruise includes the following highlights:

  • Seattle
  • The Inside Passage
  • Ketchikan
  • Juneau
  • Haines
  • Hubbard Glacier
  • Icy Strait Point
  • Sitka
  • The Outside Passage
  • Victoria, British Columbia
Hubbard Glacier
Hubbard Glacier. Photo by Nick Goetz/Getty Images.

7. Enjoy Roundtrip Alaska Cruises From Seattle by Norwegian Cruise Line

Norwegian Cruise Line offers a luxury cruise experience from Seattle to Alaska. This upscale cruise ship is equipped with bars, lounges, ample dining options, a spa, shopping, performances of Broadway Musicals (such as Kinky Boots), go-karting, laser tag, and more.

Notable stops on this cruise include:

  • Seattle
  • Juneau
  • Skagway
  • Glacier Bay
  • Ketchikan
  • Victoria, British Columbia
Ketchikan
Ketchikan. Photo by Holland America.

Benefits of Doing an Alaska Cruise From Seattle

Alaska cruises are great fun for cruisers of all ages. Some of the things we hear people praise the most about doing a cruise from Seattle to Alaska are:

  • Alaska cruises are surprisingly cost-effective, especially during shoulder seasons.
  • You can enjoy some of Mother Nature’s greatest artwork (glaciers, meadows, and glacial lakes, and all sorts of wildlife!)
  • Alaska cruises offer a variety of different types of excursions to appeal to all guests.
  • Taking an Alaskan cruise gives you the chance to make forever memories with your friends or family.

Small Ship Alaska Cruises From Seattle

At this time, AAA does not offer 3-day Alaska cruises from Seattle, small boutique cruises from Seattle to Alaska, or cruises from Seattle to Alaska one way.

Please contact one of our travel agents with any questions you may have about our Alaska cruises leaving from Seattle.

We hope to see you soon on one of our cruises!

Questions About Alaska Cruises?

If you have any questions about which Alaska cruise and itinerary would be best for you, get in touch with one of AAA’s travel agents today.

Here at AAA, we’ve made it our mission to provide travelers with access to luxurious and fun cruise experiences. We look forward to providing you with the answers that you need in order to make the best decision for your upcoming trip.

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