Beautiful Vancouver is the starting point of this tour with so much to explore, the colourful downtown neighbourhood, culturally diverse suburbs and spectacular mountain settings. Take it all in with a truly remarkable voyage to the Ice Kingdom on Queen Elizabeth with Cunard. You will be immersed as you soak up the majestic and pristine drama of Glacier Bay and Hubbard Glacier and embrace Alaska’s culture history and traditions.
• International Flights from the UK based on economy class
• Cruise accommodation for 11 nights
• Accommodation in Downtown Vancouver for 3 nights
• Private Transfers to and from cruise terminal
• 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
Upon arrival in Vancouver make your way to downtown, where you will have the rest of the day to explore at leisure.
Day 2 - Vancouver
Take in the downtown core of this beautiful West Coast city. Why not take a stroll through Stanley Park along the seawall or visit the infamous Gastown Steam Clock. If you would like to get outdoors visit Grouse Mountain, home to the Grouse Mountain Refuge for Endangered Wildlife, where you can visit Grinder and Coola Grouse Mountain's resident grizzlies.
Day 3 - Vancouver
To experience the city from a different perspective why not take to the water on a marine safari tour or take to the skies on a floatplane experience. Those who wish to experiece more of Vancouver by land then head to Robson Street for a bit of retail therpay and perhaps look for another outfit for your cruise.
Day 4 - 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 elegance and charm to Alaska
Day 5 - Cruising the Inside Passage
Shaped by the staggering force of massive glaciers millions of years ago, Alaska's Inside Passage boasts wildlife-filled fjords and lush island scenery. This is a prime habitat for bald eagles, sea lions, porpoises and whales.
Day 6 - Glacier Bay
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 7 - Skagway, Alaska
Known as the best preserved Gold Rush town, Skagway is a very historical town with so much history and local charm to discover. Spend the day discovering the enchanting Gold Rush story and visiting the wonderful historical buildings that the gold prospectors built.
Day 8 - Sitka
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 - 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 10 - Icy Strait Point
Icy Strait Point is Alaska Native owned and operated which makes this community one of a kind on your cruise. Look out for whales the picturesque wilderness or view the bears on Chichagof Island, who outnumber humans.
Day 11 - 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 12 - 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 13 - 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 14 - 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 15 - 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 collect your private transfer to the airport for your 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 $14 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
Ports and duration may vary based on the date of your Cruise Sailing. Please call one of our travel experts for further information.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.