Princess Cruises announced its 2021 Alaska season with 8 ships visiting 17 destinations on a total of 11 unique itineraries from 5 homeports.
Also included are 25 cruise tour options that combine a 7-day Voyage of the Glaciers with multiple days on land, overnight stays at Princess Wilderness Lodges, and scenic rail travel.
Highlights of Princess Cruises Alaska season, running from May to September 2021, include:
- Regal Princess is scheduled to debut in Alaska, sailing roundtrip from Seattle on Sundays on 7-day Inside Passage voyages, opposite Emerald Princess on Saturdays.
- Coral Princess, Royal Princess, Star Princess, and Sapphire Princess sail between Vancouver and Anchorage (Whittier) on the Voyage of the Glaciers itinerary, with a couple of glacier-viewing experiences. Passengers can choose to take a cruise tour to Denali National Park before or after the cruise.
- Ruby Princess is expected to become the largest vessel to sail on the line’s 10-day Inside Passage cruise, roundtrip from San Francisco CA offering the added bucket-list experience of cruising under the Golden Gate Bridge.
- Sun Princess homeports from both Los Angeles and Vancouver, sailing on 7-day Inside Passage voyages roundtrip from Vancouver in early summer, then on 14-day Inside Passage voyages roundtrip from Los Angeles later in the summer.
- In May, Coral Princess offers a 12-day Inside Passage voyage roundtrip from Vancouver, visiting Hubbard Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park, and Prince Rupert.
- 17-night Ultimate Princess cruise tour features 2 nights at each one of the 5 Princess wilderness lodges with visits to 5 national parks.
- 5 of Princess Alaskan ships are Medallion-Class (Emerald, Coral, Regal, Royal, Ruby), while Star Princess will have MedallionNet.
- More Ashore late-night stays on many cruises in Juneau.