Alaska, Vancouver & Whistler

Vancouver, Sitka, Tracy Arm Fjord, Hubbard Glacier, Ketchikan, Vancouver

03 - 15 July 2024
Starting at
€ 3199
on board
Brilliance Of The Seas


Meet the tour leader at Malta International Airport to check in for your flight to Vancouver with transit. Upon arrival at Vancouver airport, a coach will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel for check in. Overnight in Vancouver.

Visit and experience Victoria, British Columbia’s capital city on this optional full day narrated tour. Start from downtown Vancouver and travel aboard BC Ferries through the scenic Gulf Islands. Once docked on Vancouver Island the tour continues to the world famous Butchart Gardens with over 50 acres of stunning gardens. After the garden, head to downtown Victoria through China Town and the Inner Harbour. Once downtown, you can enjoy some free time to explore the local area including the Empress Hotel, the Royal BC Museum and the BC Legislature.

Take in two of Vancouver’s most popular destinations in a day on this Grouse Mountain and Capilano Suspension Bridge Park optional tour. Visit the Capilano River Hatchery to find leaping salmon, cross the famous Capilano Suspension Bridge, and soar high above the clouds on the Grouse Mountain Skyride — North America’s largest aerial tramway. Soak up natural beauty across the city of Vancouver to the shimmering waters of the Pacific Ocean, as your knowledgeable guide brings Vancouver’s natural history to life on this day trip.

One of the must see tours in British Columbia! Start the optional tour journey to Whistler. Witness panoramic ocean views, sky-high mountains and glaciers as well as the opportunity to spot local wildlife. Once in Squamish take a short ride up to the summit of the Sea to Sky Gondola (an impressive 885 meters above sea-level). Enjoy sweeping views of the surrounding mountain ranges, the turquoise waters of Howe sound and Shannon Falls. From the first viewpoint you will have a spectacular view of the stunning 70 metre high waterfall. Continue north along the Sea to Sky highway to the world famous Whistler Village. The charming pedestrian-only village has something to offer for everyone!

Enjoy a relaxed breakfast (not included) and some time at leisure until it’s time to depart for your transfer to cruise port for check in. Ship will set sail at 17:00hrs.

A day at sea is never boring on Royal Caribbean. There is an activity program for guests of all ages and tastes. Programs run all day from dawn to dusk.

Explore Sitka National Historical Park to trace the town’s early beginnings and native heritage. See indigenous artifacts, watch a documentary film, and walk the mile-long Totem Trail. Learn about Sitka’s Russian influence on a walk to St. Michael’s Cathedral., one of the few remaining Russian Orthodox churches in Alaska and check out the Russian Bishop’s House. Sitka’s rare wildlife astounds, from Saint Lazaria Island’s orange-beaked puffins to Alaska Maritime Refuge’s 40 million seabirds.

Tracy Arm Fjord extends over 30 miles alongside the wilderness of Tongass National Forest. Sailing through this deep and narrow passage delivers some of the most breath-taking scenery you’ll find in Alaska. See active glaciers carved into 7,000-foot-tall mountain peaks and plunging waterfalls burrowed into evergreen-clad cliffs. Glimpse native wildlife and watch deep blue icebergs float past the ship. See pigeon guillemots, kittiwakes and arctic terns. Mountain goats graze on rocky slopes, while new-born seal pups sun on ice floes. Glimpse black bears hunting for lunch and soaring eagles- or watch for the fluke of a whale diving below.

Once you arrive, you’ll find majestic views and rich culture in every corner. With its snow-capped mountains, misty rainforests, massive glaciers and bounty of wildlife, Alaska’s remote state capital is the perfect place to dive into nature. Travel to Juneau’s Mendenhall Glacier and join a team of professional mushers and their huskies on a sleigh ride over the snow or follow in the footsteps of fortune hunters and pan for gold along trails forged by prospectors over a hundred years ago during the Juneau gold rush.

Experience the daunting power of the largest tidewater glacier in North America. While most glaciers tend to thin and retreat, Hubbard Glacier continues to thicken and actively advance toward the Gulf of Alaska, earning the nickname “Galloping Glacier”. Sailing into Disenchantment Bay near the glacier’s 400-foot-tall face, you’ll get panoramic views of its gigantic expanse- Hubbard is a monstrous 76 miles long and 1,200 feet deep.

Sitting at the southern end of Alaska’s Inside Passage, it’s a gateway to the wild landscapes and seascapes of Misty Fjords National Monument. Ketchikan has more totem poles than anywhere in the world. And just south of downtown at Saxman Native Village you’ll find a nice collection of finely carved and decorated totems. If you’re craving natural thrills, venture past the town limits into Tongass National Forest. The largest national forest in the U.S., it’s a great place to spot local wildlife like deer, seals- even black bears and bald eagles. If you really want to experience Alaska’s dramatic landscape, visit Misty Fjords National Monument. It’s 3,570 square feet of rock walls, towering trees, sea cliffs and dramatic fjords.

Whether you’re chasing thrills on the rock-climbing wall or soaking up the sunshine poolside at the adults-only Solarium, Brilliance of the Seas® is what getaway goals are made of. Take advantage of all the games onboard, for the kids to enjoy at the arcade to the adults at the casino; so much to do for all the members of the family. You will find plenty onboard to tease your taste buds and five courses of gourmet goodness at Chef’s Table. Not to mention family-style favourites at Sorrento’s Pizza and classic American Steakhouse at Chops Grille.

Your amazing adventure has come to an end, but the memories will remain with you forever. After breakfast, you will disembark the ship and be transferred to Vancouver airport to check in for your return flight to Malta (with transit). You will arrive in Malta the next day (15 Jul).


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Price Includes

  • Return flights to Vancouver including 23kg luggage & hand luggage
  • Return Transfers
  • 4 nights accommodation in Vancouver on room only basis
  • 7 nights cruise on Brilliance of the Seas on full board basis
  • Daily entertainment & use of onboard facilities
  • Airport & Port Taxes & Fuel Surcharge
  • Tour Manager, (subject to minimum number reached)
  • Protection by the Insolvency Fund

Not Included

  • Drinks
  • Gratuities at €105 to be paid prior to cruise
  • Shore Excursions
  • Travel Insurance (highly recommended)