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12-day Cruisetour on Norwegian Spirit

Denali Adventure by Rail - Southbound Cruisetour

from Fairbanks, Alaska

This program is the perfect fit for train buffs seeking a Denali and Fairbanks experience, relaxing travel days and two segments on the rails of Alaska Railroad.

Tour Highlights:

  • 5-Day Pre-Cruise Land Tour + 7-Day Cruise, 6 Ports
  • Overnights in Fairbanks, Denali and Anchorage
  • Two Deluxe Dome Railcar segments on the rails of Alaska Railroad
  • Visit an Iditarod Sled Dog Musher's kennel for a private tour
  • Explore Denali with a Natural History Tour
  • Tour the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
  • Time for optional activities in Denali.
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    All tours feature travel on the rails of Alaska Railroad
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    All tours are fully escorted by local Alaskan guides.
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    Get your camera ready: we guarantee animal sightings.
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  • + Taxes, fees and port expenses $332.87 USD
5-Day Pre-Cruise Land Tour. 7-Day Cruise. 6 Ports.
Your Amazing Vacation Includes:
Overnights in Fairbanks, Denali and Anchorage • Enjoy amazing 360º views on Two Deluxe Dome Railcar segments on the rails of Alaska Railroad • Visit an Iditarod Sled Dog Musher's kennel for a private tour • Explore Denali National Park on a Natural History Tour • Tour the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center • Plenty of Time in Denali for Optional Activities
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Arrival Into Fairbanks
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Welcome to Fairbanks. Whether you’re exploring Alaska’s Golden Heart 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: Fairbanks

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Fairbanks/Denali
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Your Norwegian Cruise Line Tour Director will greet you at your Fairbanks Hotel. This morning, enjoy traveling along the rails of the Alaska Railroad to Denali National Park with 360-degree views from your deluxe dome railcar seats. As you travel through the high tundra plateau into the gorgeous scenery of the Healy Gorge and Canyon, be watchful for wildlife during your rail journey. Full bar and meal service are available for purchase during your rail journey.

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Denali
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This morning is open for optional activities in Denali before heading out to 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.

More than just the mountain, Denali National Park is six million acres of wild land. After lunch on your own, your tour will take you 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 Natural History Tour, enjoy the incredible scenery and some of the best opportunities to see wildlife in its natural setting.

Overnight: Denali

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Denali/Anchorage
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This morning travel by motorcoach to the town of Talkeetna and then, you’ll take your second segment along the rails of the Alaska Railroad from Talkeetna to Anchorage in a deluxe dome railcar. As the gorgeous scenery of Alaska rolls past, be watchful for wildlife, as well as glimpses of Mt. Denali, or, as the Alaskans call it, “The Great One.” Full bar and meal service are available for purchase during your rail journey.

Overnight: Anchorage

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Anchorage/Seward
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This morning, 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.

Stop at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center and get up close to moose, bears, musk ox and other indigenous animals of the region. Taking in orphaned animals and providing quality animal care year-round, the Conservation Center 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 Center.

Continue on by motorcoach to Seward to board Norwegian Spirit for your 7-day Alaska Cruise.

Port of Call
Seward, Alaska
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Best known for its beautiful parks and mountain scenery, Seward, Alaska is not to be missed. There is nearly an endless variety of outdoor activities to enjoy in Seward, from mountain biking and climbing, to rafting, sea kayaking, and dog-sledding, and even skiing, fishing or white water rafting. Explore scenic hiking trails or have a picnic among the pristine landscape. There's no shortage of enjoyable pastimes in Alaska's City of Seward.

Port of Call
Keystone Canyon (Valdez), Alaska
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If you’re interested in dramatic landscapes and diverse wildlife, then Valdez is for you. Ideally nestled along Prince William Sound, this picturesque town seems to have it all—towering mountains, wildflower-carpeted meadows, iceberg-dotted waters and expansive glaciers. Feel Free to go a little wild on an exhilarating shore excursion, from fishing and whale watching to glacier hikes and much more. Or explore the town’s Gold Rush history, browse local shops and savor fresh seafood.

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Cruise Hubbard Glacier
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Get up close and personal with the gigantic Hubbard Glacier, North America's largest tidewater glacier. It's 1350 square miles of blue ice and one of the most active in Alaska.

Port of Call
Skagway, Alaska
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In a single year from 1896 to 1897, this remote town along the Inside Passage grew from a few tents to a city of 20,000 gold seekers. Today, travelers come in search of other riches – to experience yesteryear along Skagway's charming boardwalk lined with buildings that replicate those Gold Rush days.

Port of Call
Juneau, Alaska
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Juneau has been called “Alaska's peak experience,” certainly due in part to its unparalleled glacier viewing from such places as Tracy Arm Fjord, the Juneau Icefields and Glacier Bay National Park. Kayak up one of the area's many protected waterways, go flightseeing, tour historic downtown or try your hand at panning for gold. The majestic Mendenhall Glacier lies nearly 12 miles outside Juneau, a treck worthwhile.

Port of Call
Ketchikan (Ward Cove), Alaska
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Its Tlingit Indian name, Kach Khanna, means “spread wings of the eagle.” Chances are you'll see one of these magnificent birds perched atop a Sitka tree. Thanks to its abundant rainfall, Ketchikan is surrounded by some of the world's most lush wilderness.

Port of Call
Vancouver, British Columbia
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Positioned between the snow-dusted North Shore Mountains and the rich, blue waters of the Pacific Ocean, Vancouver blends big-city sophistication with small-town charm. Don't miss Queen Elizabeth Park – a 130-acre civic arboretum accented with sculptures by modern artist Henry Moore.

Dates & prices
  • + Taxes, fees and port expenses $332.87 USD
Staterooms & Accommodations
Revel in spacious serenity at sea with our amazing, imaginative and luxurious Suites that offer only the finest appointments throughout. The floor-to-ceiling windows in our private balcony accommodations are perfect for sun seekers and stargazers. Our Oceanview and Inside Staterooms are comfortable and well-decorated where you can peacefully recline at the end of the day or linger in the mornings.
  • Balcony

  • Suite

  • Oceanview

  • Inside

Experience Norwegian Spirit
Welcome aboard your best vacation yet.
  • 2014 Best Overall
    2014 Best Overall
  • 2020
    Remodeled Date
  • 2,018
    Double Occupancy
Dining
Serving a wide variety of culinary delights to please every palate, our complimentary dining options include three main dining rooms, a help-yourself buffet and a variety of casual cafés, grills and on-the-go choices. Plus, our Main Dining Rooms offer a menu that changes daily, Chefs Signature Dishes and carefully selected wine recommendations, guaranteeing a different culinary adventure with every visit.
  • The Local

    The Local

  • Le Bistro

    Le Bistro

  • Garden Cafe

    Garden Cafe

Bars & Lounges
With so many bars and lounges to discover, finding your favorite 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

  • Spice H20

    Spice H20

  • Bliss Ultra Lounge

    Bliss Ultra Lounge

Entertainment
When it comes to entertainment, there’s never a dull moment. Tickle your funny bone during our comedy variety show inside the Stardust Theatre. Rock the night away with this high energy party that celebrates the sounds of soul to the raw force of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Or don your best attire and dance the night away at Norwegian's Night Out. It’s showtime, all the time on Norwegian Spirit.
  • Elements

    Elements

  • World Beat

    World Beat

  • Blazing Boots

    Blazing Boots

Activities
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 at our award-winning Casinos at Sea®. 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.
  • Casino

    Casino

  • Sports Court

    Sports Court

  • Pool Deck

    Pool Deck

Spa
Please visit the Spa for the latest pricing on all products & services. Prices are subject to change. Guests must be 18 or older to indulge in our spa services. An 18% gratuity and spa service charge will be added at time of purchase.
  • Bamboo Massage

    Bamboo Massage

  • Facial Treatments

    Facial Treatments

  • Relaxing

    Relaxing

Onboard Shopping
Forget to pack something? No worries! Our gift shops on board carry everything you'll need to help make your vacation 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 jewelry, accessories, perfume, liquor and tobacco.
  • Jewelry Shopping

    Jewelry Shopping

  • Duty Free Shops

    Duty Free Shops

  • Trade Routes

    Trade Routes

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.