Seattle is made up of stunning skyline, parks which span acres beneath the Magnolia Bridge and views of the Cascade and Olympic Mountains. You can wander through Discovery Park along the 2 miles of salt water shoreline, or take a trip to Magnolia downtown district for some speciality shopping and visit the famous Pike Place Market. Pioneer Square-International District is ideal for those wanting to see some of the culture of the city and is packed with galleries and restaurants.
Day 3: Wrangell
Day 4: Juneau
Juneau is completely surrounded by nature, stunning towering mountains and the waters of Gastineau Channel. This town is not accessible by road which gives it an air of secrecy and charm. Juneau offers an amazingly wide range of activities, including whale watching, zip lining, fishing and dining in one of the Wild West themed restaurants. Visit Mendenhall, a magnificent 12 mile long river of ice for spectacular views of this dramatic scenery.
Day 5: Skagway
Skagway is a beautiful scenic town filled with Alaskan hospitality, history and charm. Visit the beautiful mountains where you can take in so much of this towns charm and atmosphere through activities such as bird spotting, kayaking on the lakes, panning for gold, dog sledging, fishing or just walking and taking in the spectacular surroundings. For those wanting to stay closer to town, walk around Little Skagway where you will experience the feeling of a true frontier western town with Broadway offering you shops and delicious local cuisines.
Day 6: At sea
Day 7: Sitka
Sitka is a stunning port surrounded by snow-capped mountains and the Pacific Ocean with Russian influence apparent. This small village offers natural beauty, history and is full of charm. Activities include trekking on one of the many scenic trails in the Tongass National Forest, taking you form sea level to the top of the snow-capped mountains. Try your hand at catching the magnificent Salmon swimming freely in the rivers while watching the beautiful wildlife including seals and eagles. For history and culture visit one of the many museums of this small village including Sheldon Jackson Museum, Sitka Historical Museum and Sitka National Historical Park
Day 8: Ketchikan
Ketchikan is a town which provides you with, beauty, history, culture and a truly Native Alsakan experience. Visit Deer Mountain Tribal Hatchery and Eagle Center, where you can view thousands of salmon, observation platforms and meet the eagles. Visit Saxman Totem Park to see 26 beautifully sculpted multi-colored totems, a tribal house where you can watch dance performance and a carving venture. Misty Fjords National Monument is an Alaskan natural wonder only accessible by boat or plane. You can see boasting towering mountaintops, rushing waterfalls, fjords, glaciers and beautiful lakes
Day 9: At Sea
Day 10: Anchorage
Day 11: Vancouver
Cradled between the ocean and snow-capped mountains, its idyllic waterfront is dotted with fine beaches and it has an abundance of parkland, which is why not surprisingly it routinely tops those lists of the world’s greatest places to live. You’ll find a world-class museum, a symphony orchestra, opera, theatre and cutting-edge dance companies and the produce from the local vineyards is well worth a look in to.
Disembark your ship – Oceania Regatta