Embark on an unforgettable journey to the vast ice kingdom, unlike any place on earth. There is no better way to experience the magnificence of Alaska than aboard Queen Elizabeth with Cunard. Spend scenic days cruising Alaska’s Inside Passage, glean insights about the route at the Naturalist Outpost and cosy up with blankets and a warm drink while taking in the breath-taking scenery.
• International Flights from the UK based on economy class
• Cruise accommodation for 10 nights
• Accommodation in Downtown Vancouver for 2 nights
• All meals and snacks whilst onboard the ship
• Most entertainment onboard the ship
• Relevant taxes
Treat yourself and upgrade your flight or other holiday components
Day 1 - Fly to Vancouver
Arrive in Vancouver and make your way downtown, where you will have the rest of the day to explore at leisure.
Day 2 - Vancouver
There is so much to see and do in Vancouver and the surrounding area! It’s often hard to know where to start. Take in the sights such as the Capilano Suspension Bridge and Park, or head over to Granville Island market where you can discover a world of food, art and culture.
Day 3 - Alaska Cruise
Arrive at the cruise terminal in Vancouver's wonderful Canada Place. Check in to your stateroom for the next 10 days at sea on a journey of discovery to Alaska.
Day 4 - Cruising the Inside Passage
The Inside Passage is an enchanting scenic waterway stretching from Vancouver all the way up to Alaska, including some of Alaska's beautiful islands that you will see along the way.
Day 5 - Juneau, Alaska
Home of one of the largest wilderness areas in the United States it is abundant with wildlife, including orca and humpback. Explore glaciers including the mighty Mendenhall Glacier, Juneau's most accessible glacier.
Day 6 - Skagway, Alaska
Skagway is the gateway town to the Klondike, offering the White Summit Pass and the cable Yukon Suspension Bridge as its biggest attractions. Skagway’s gold rush era buildings are part of the National Klondike Historical Park and among the most photographed in Alaska. Visit the towns famous Red Onion Saloon for food as well as their on-site museum.
Day 7 - Hubbard Glacier
Witness this magnificent natural beauty up close as you sail by this glacial wonder with its thundering calving that make towering icebergs that can be 3-4 stories in height.
Day 8 - Sitka, Alaska
This hidden beauty on the west shore of Baranof Island is stepped in Russian heritage. Sitka's National Historical Park is the oldest National Park in Alaska and this makes for an extraordinary visit.
Day 9 - Glacier Bay, Alaska
You will never forget the sound of the glaciers calving as it sends a hush through the whole ship and you take in the enormous cliff-flanked fjords and remarkable wilderness. Enjoy a day of cruising through Glacier Bay which is a wildlife lover’s dream with humpback and killer whales breaching the water below.
Day 10 - Ketchikan, Alaska
Circled by lush green landscape and with evergreen mountains sprouting out of the waters, the surrounding area is breathtakingly beautiful due to the abundant rainfall of the rainforest environment. Explore the historical town.
Day 11 - At Sea
Returning back to the Canadian waters you will cruise the scenic Inside Passage again and keep your eyes peeled for the enchanting wildlife that call this coastline home.
Day 12 - Victoria
The capital of British Columbia possesses a unique blend of historic charm and contemporary charisma. there is ample opportunity for whale watching and wildlife viewing.
Day 13 - Fly from Vancouver - End of the tour
Your cruise arrives back into port in the early morning, giving you time for a last whip around the shops in Vancouver, or a final afternoon in the sunshine by English Bay before you make your way to the airport for your return flight home.
ESTA online application for entry to the USA
Important: All cruise passengers must complete the online Visa Waiver form by visiting https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov which is needed for entry into the US at a cost of $21 per person.
You must complete an ESTA application at least 72 hours before flying. Any traveller who fails to complete an ESTA application at least 3 days before departure will almost certainly be refused entry into the country under new US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations. If you are even considering visiting the States, it's worth filling out an ESTA application now as they are valid for two years.Important: If you are refused entry because you do not hold the correct travel documents or have had your application for ESTA rejected - you will NOT be entitled to any form of refund or covered by your travel insurance policy.
Dates & Ports
Selected departure dates between June - August
Please note prices and availability are subject to change
You will pre-select the time you prefer to dine in the evening at the same time as booking your cruise, the rest of the night then is yours to enjoy as you please. There is an incredible choice of entertainment options from charming lounges, to west end theatre shows, to the iconic Gala Balls Selecting your Cruise Cabin While you have so much to explore onboard the ship, our customers frequently tell us that they wouldn't be without an ocean view or a veranda...and we agree. There is such stunning scenery along the way; you will definitely enjoy having a view when relaxing in your room. Each Cunard Line stateroom is finished to the highest standards to guarantee you a luxurious and relaxing haven onboard your five star cruise liner.
In each stateroom you will enjoy;
Spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms
Daily housekeeping to tidy belongings and keep staterooms immaculate
Luxurious slippers and robes Penhaligon toiletries
Tea and coffee making facilities
Bottle of sparkling wine to welcome you
Nightly turndown service with a ‘good night’ chocolate on your pillow
Complimentary 24-hour in-room dining
Britannia Inside (Single Inside, Standard Inside and Deluxe Inside)
Category: LC, (Single), IF, IE, ID, IA, GC, GB, GA
Interior cabins feature a small corridor, desk, TV, chair and small table. Standard and Deluxe come with king size beds.
Inside cabins measure 152 to 207 square feet.
Britannia Oceanview (Single Oceanview, Full Oceanview, Obstructed Oceanview)
Category: EB, EC, EF (Full Ocean View)
FB, FC (Obstructed View)
KC (Single Oceanview)
To guarantee a view of the breathtaking passing scenery we recommend choosing a luxurious Oceanview Stateroom. As well as the view, it also allows you more space in your stateroom to unwind in. Full and Obstructed Oceanview staterooms feature a king-sized bed.
Approximately 180 -201 sq. ft.
Category: BA, BB, BC, BD, BE, BF CA, CB (partially obstructed view)
King Sized bed, shower, living area, private balcony, mini bar refrigerator.
Approximately 242 - 472 sq. ft.
Category: A1, A2
King Sized bed, shower, living area, private balcony, mini bar refrigerator. Benefits also include a nine-pillow concierge menu and the choice to dine when you wish in the intimate, single seating Britannia Club restaurant.
Approximately 242 - 472 sq. ft.
Category: Q6, Q5, Q4, Q3, Q2, Q1
Queen Elizabeth’s most spacious suite featuring 1 king-size bed, pillow concierge menu, dressing area, luxurious bathroom with bath and shower. A fully stocked bar, Illy coffee machine, fresh fruit, books and a desk with personalised stationary. Relax in your lounge area, enjoy pre-dinner canapes and even dine in your suite from the Queen’s Grill restaurant menu. Your butler and concierge will see to your every request, while priority embarkation, disembarkation and grills Lounge and Grills terrace access all enhance the experience.
Approximately 508 - 771 sq. ft.