Ultimate Alaska: Passage through the Glaciers Ultimate Alaska: Passage through the Glaciers Ultimate Alaska: Passage through the Glaciers

11-day Cruise on Norwegian Sun

Ultimate Alaska: Passage through the Glaciers

from Seattle, Washington

See Alaska’s most popular ports and more on this 11-day roundtrip cruise from Seattle, with the longest stays in port than any other itinerary. Alaska’s oldest city is Sitka and its Russian history is still present. Admire the onion dome atop St. Michael’s Cathedral and purchase Russian lacquer boxes for a memorable souvenir. For many, a day at Hubbard Glacier is the highlight of their cruise. At 76 miles in length, it’s the largest tidewater glacier in North America. The sounds of it creaking and rumbling are unforgettable, have your camera ready! “Colorful” barely begins to describe the beauty of Victoria. Walk the boardwalk along the Inner Harbor, visit Bastion Square or explore its tree-lined neighborhoods on a bicycle.
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    Enjoy an immersive Alaska experience with longer times at port.
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    Multiple opportunities to see glaciers from the ship!
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    Exquisitely refurbished in 2018, Norwegian Sun shines bright.
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$1,322
PP / USD
11 Days. 7 Ports. 1 Amazing Vacation.
Browse your cruise options with 2 Sail Dates
Port of Call
Seattle, Washington
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Seattle sits on the slip of land between Puget Sound and Lake Washington, with the Olympic and Cascade Mountains serving as a dramatic backdrop for this oh-so cosmopolitan city. Soar up the futuristic Space Needle and experience the views atop this stunning landmark created for the 1962 World's Fair.

Port of Call
Sitka, Alaska
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Sitka is a charming island community surrounded with stunning mountain and seaside panoramic views. The vast and rich wildlife boasts sightings of whales, brown bears, deers, sea otters, and various birds flock here. This destination offers superb fishing, and plentiful historical attractions.

Scenic Cruising event
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
Icy Strait Point, Alaska
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Venture “where the north wind doesn’t blow.” Known for this famous saying, Icy Strait Point is the ideal landing spot for adventurers seeking a new experience. Breathtaking and exciting, Icy Strait Point truly takes you where the wild things are. It’s one of the few places in the world where wildlife outnumbers the human population. A trip here certainly satisfies your taste for adventure. Take a cruise from Icy Strait Point and enjoy Alaska's awe-inspiring scenery and the many excursion options that Norwegian Cruise Line has to offer.

Scenic Cruising event
Endicott Arm & Dawes Glacier (Cruising)
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This is why visitors come to Alaska—to see glaciers as magnificent as Dawes—and getting there is half the excitement. From Stephens Passage, your ship will turn into the glacially carved fjord of Endicott Arm, the southern sister fjord to Tracy. However, Endicott is special. It’s the fjord less travelled, and at its head, Dawes Glacier. But first, the 31-mile fjord. Sheer granite walls. Plunging waterfalls. Spruce and hemlock trees clinging to the steep sides. It is the definition of pristine. Look for “bergy bits,” floating chunks of glacial ice, some looking more like sculptures, some with resting seals on top. Keep an eye open for bears, mountain goats and whales, too. As we approach the glacier, listen for thunderous cracks and have your camera ready. Dawes is an active tidewater glacier that recedes daily causing calving, where huge hunks of ice plunge into the sea. At 600 feet tall and a half-mile wide, this blue-hued, powerful glacier may be the highlight of your Alaska cruise.

Port of Call
Ketchikan, 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
Victoria, British Columbia
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Roam the spacious lawns of stunning Butchart Gardens with its exotic flora, unusual topiary and exquisite fountains. Explore historic Bastion Square, the treasures of Chinatown and the many sights and sounds to be found along the boardwalk of the Inner Harbour.

Port of Call
Seattle, Washington
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Seattle sits on the slip of land between Puget Sound and Lake Washington, with the Olympic and Cascade Mountains serving as a dramatic backdrop for this oh-so cosmopolitan city. Soar up the futuristic Space Needle and experience the views atop this stunning landmark created for the 1962 World's Fair.

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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.
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  • Inside

Experience Norwegian Sun
Welcome aboard your best vacation yet.
  • Best Mid-size Ship for Value of Money
    Best Mid-size Ship for Value of Money
  • 2018
    Remodeled Date
  • 1,936
    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.
  • La Cucina  Italian Restaurant

    La Cucina Italian Restaurant

  • Four Seasons

    Four Seasons

  • Le Bistro French restaurant

    Le Bistro French restaurant

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.
  • Champs Bar

    Champs Bar

  • Spinnaker Lounge

    Spinnaker Lounge

  • 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 in the Stardust Theatre. Enjoy a magical evening with our magician and comedy show. Celebrate the song writing legend, Burt Bacharach, at What The World Needs Now. Or don your best white attire and dance the night away during our White Hot Party. It’s showtime. All the time.
  • Deal or No Deal

    Deal or No Deal

  • Rock you Tonight

    Rock you Tonight

  • World Beat

    World Beat

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 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.
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    Kids Pool

  • Golf Driving Net

    Golf Driving Net

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    Pool

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.
  • Couple Deep Tissue Massage

    Couple Deep Tissue Massage

  • Facial Treatments

    Facial Treatments

  • Bamboo Massage

    Bamboo Massage

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.
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    Colombian Emeralds International

  • Galleria Shops

    Galleria Shops

  • Bijoux Terner Boutique

    Bijoux Terner Boutique

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.