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12-day Cruise Tour on Norwegian Jewel

Denali Alyeska - Southbound Cruise Tour

from Anchorage, Alaska

The best way for nature lovers seeking rustic elegance to experience Denali and the heart of Alaska's Wilderness.

Tour Highlights:

  • 5-day Pre-Cruise Land Tour + 7-Day Cruise, 6 Ports
  • Overnights in Anchorage, Denali and Girdwood
  • Deluxe Dome Railcar journey from Talkeetna to Denali
  • Explore Denali with a 7-8 hour Tundra Wilderness Tour
  • Visit an Iditarod Sled Dog Musher's kennel for a private tour
  • Overnight stay at the deluxe Hotel Alyeska Resort
  • Tour the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre
  • So much more...
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    All tours are fully escorted by local Alaskan guides.
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5-Day Pre-Cruise Land Tour. 7-Day Cruise. 0 Port.
Your Amazing Holiday Includes:
Overnight stays in Anchorage, Denali and Girdwood • Deluxe Dome Railcar journey from Talkeetna to Denali • Explore Denali with a 7-8 hour Tundra Wilderness Tour • Visit an Iditarod Sled Dog Musher's kennel for a private tour • Overnight stay at the deluxe Hotel Alyeska Resort • Tour the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre • Time in Denali for optional activities such as whitewater rafting, helicopter flightseeing, hiking or one of the park service programmes • So much more...
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Anchorage Air Arrival Day
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Welcome to Anchorage. Whether you're exploring Alaska's largest city or the wonderful amenities your hotel has to offer, get ready for an unforgettable journey in the days ahead.

Please note the standard hotel check-in time is 3:00 pm. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.

* The transfer from Airport to Hotel is included when arriving flight information is provided to Norwegian Cruise Line at least 10 days prior to your start date. Transfer is offered only on the starting date of the tour. Guests who do not provide flight information within the guidelines forfeit this service. Unused transfers are nonrefundable

Overnight: Anchorage

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Your Norwegian Cruise Line Tour Director will greet you at your Anchorage hotel this morning for a group orientation meeting. After the meeting, board a deluxe motorcoach for the drive to Talkeenta. Next, enjoy travelling along the rails of the Alaska Railroad to Denali with 360-degree views from your deluxe dome railcar seats. As the gorgeous scenery of Alaska rolls past, be watchful for wildlife and glimpses of Mt. McKinley or, as local Alaskans call it, "The Great One." Full bar and meal service are available for purchase during your rail journey.

Open evening for optional activities such as whitewater rafting, helicopter flightseeing, hiking, or one of the park services programmes.

Overnight: Denali

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More than just the mountain, Denali National Park is six-million acres of wild land. Hop on the National Park Service bus and travel into this pristine region of Alaska on the only road into and out of the park. Along the way, enjoy a fully narrated ride learning about the flora and fauna of the area while looking out for the wild animals that roam freely and call this park home. While in this beautiful area, set aside time to experience the solitude and tranquility that vast wilderness can provide.

During your Tundra Wilderness tour, you will travel 60 miles into Denali National Park enjoying the incredible scenery and some of the best opportunities to see wildlife in its natural setting. A light snack is included on the tour. Tour duration is approximately 7-8 hours. The remaining part of the day is open for optional activities.

Overnight: Denali

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Travel from Denali via deluxe motorcoach to Girdwood. On your way, learn about the Alaska state sport of dog mushing with an included stop at a local Iditarod sled dog kennel. You'll be amazed to learn about this fascinating sport, the musher, the dogs and even get to hold a future champion puppy in your arms. After this authentic visit, we won't be surprised if you are ready to run "The Last Great Race" yourself.

Enjoy a brief city tour of Anchorage and then continue south down the Turnagain Arm along the Seward Highway. This "All American Scenic Highway" has spectacular views of the Cook Inlet and Chugach Mountains. In dramatic fashion, see where the mountains meet the sea.

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This morning spend free time in the resort to hike on the trails, enjoy the swimming pool, or take a helicopter ride to land on a glacier. Enjoy an included tram ride to the top of Mt. Alyeska (2021 programmes only). This afternoon, transfer via motorcoach to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Centre where you'll get up close to moose, bears, musk ox, and other idigenous animals of the region. Taking in orphaned animals and providing quality animal care year-round, the Conservation Centre is dedicated to the protection and preservation of Alaska's wildlife. Animals that cannot be released back into the wild are given a permanent home at the Centre.

Continue on to Seward to board Norwegian Jewel for your 7-Day Sawyer Glacier cruise.

NOTE: for programmes taking place in 2022, the Tram ride will no longer be included but tickets will be available to purchase individually if desired.

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Staterooms & Accommodation
There's nothing like starting your morning with a glass of sunshine and fresh ocean breezes on your own private balcony. Our award-winning fleet offers a wide range of contemporary and comfortable accommodation designed for you, your family or even your group.
  • Club Balcony Suite

  • The Haven

  • Balcony

  • Inside

  • Oceanview

  • Suite

Experience Norwegian Jewel
Welcome aboard your best holiday yet.
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    Best Shore Excursions
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    Remodeled Date
  • 2,376
    Double Occupancy
Dine how and when you want and where your palate leads you with more than a dozen dining options. Discover our Main Dining Rooms, where our daily changing menus are as fresh as the ingredients, or reserve a seat at a specialty restaurant for a taste of something unique and unexpected. With no fixed dining times or pre-assigned seating and superb culinary experiences, nobody does dining like Norwegian.
  • Teppanyaki


  • Le Bistro

    Le Bistro

  • Cagney's Steakhouse

    Cagney's Steakhouse

Bars & Lounges
With so many bars and lounges to discover, finding your favourite may take a few days. Try a new vintage to pair with another amazing ocean sunset. Let our talented bartenders shake things up with one of their signature cocktails or choose to kick back with good beer and great conversations. Whether you're hanging with old friends or making new ones, there's always an opportunity to mix it up.
  • Magnum's Champagne & Wine Bar

    Magnum's Champagne & Wine Bar

  • Mixers Martini & Cocktail Bar

    Mixers Martini & Cocktail Bar

  • Spinnaker Lounge

    Spinnaker Lounge

When it comes to the entertainment on Norwegian Jewel, there's never a dull moment. Enjoy a magical evening with our magician and comedy show. Get mesmerized by awe-inspiring acrobatics at Le Cirque Bijou. Groove to disco during our newest show, Velvet. Or don your best attire and dance the night away during Norwegian's Night Out. It's showtime. All the time.
  • Velvet


  • Rock You Tonight

    Rock You Tonight

From bow to stern, Norwegian has enough onboard activities to fill every minute of your cruise. Indulge in a refreshing swim in the pool or a relaxing dip in one of our covered hot tubs on the pool deck. Wanna get lucky? Bet it all on one of our many casino games. And when all is said and done, enjoy a pamper session at the spa. With so much to do, we'll always have you coming back for more.
  • Hot Tubs

    Hot Tubs

  • Sports Court

    Sports Court

  • Splash Academy

    Splash Academy

Feel free to slow it down, way down, at our award-winning Mandara Spa. Slide into relaxation with a hot stone massage-just one of over 50 specialty treatments offered. Let some steam off in the sauna or recline into pampering with facials, manicures, pedicures and more. "Me time" has never felt so good as at our onboard spa.
  • Depp Tissue Massage

    Depp Tissue Massage

  • Sauna


  • Thermal Suite

    Thermal Suite

Onboard Shopping
Forget to pack something? No worries! Our gift shops on board carry everything you'll need to help make your holiday incredible. Shop from a variety of souvenirs, cosmetics, clothing, snacks and sundry items. Treat yourself at our duty-free shops full of fantastic savings on fine jewellery, accessories, perfume, liquor and tobacco.
  • Colombian Emeralds International

    Colombian Emeralds International

  • Collection Art Gallery

    Collection Art Gallery

  • The Tides

    The Tides

Explore Top Shore Excursions

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.