Celebrity Alaska Cruises
Since it first began sailing in 1989, Celebrity has used its passion for travel and luxury to create superb experiences for travelers around the world. Consistently voted one of the top cruise lines in the world, and recently named Best Cruise Line in Alaska by travAlliancemedia, Celebrity Cruises knows Alaska - the line travels to destinations throughout the state, including Ketchikan, Denali National Park, Juneau, Hubbard Glacier and more. Only in Alaska can you see humpback whales, wolf pups, and brown bears all in the same day, while also exploring waterfalls, glaciers, and national parks.
Celebrity Cruises Ships
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3 Celebrity Cruises Ships
Celebrity Alaska Cruises Overview
Sailing with Celebrity means a perfect blend of elegant, classic cruising and all the modern amenities and technology you could want. Celebrity Cruises is committed to providing an extraordinary cruise experience for every traveler, and does so through its top-notch service, spacious accommodations, and exciting itineraries. On a Celebrity Cruise to Alaska, you can choose from nine different itineraries featuring 18 destinations, and leave from Seattle, Washington; Seward, Alaska; or Vancouver, British Columbia. Once in Alaska, take advantage of Celebrity's many shore excursions, and take time to relax and enjoy the ships' luxe amenities.
Celebrity Cruise Ships in Alaska
Three of Celebrity's ships sail to Alaska: the Celebrity Infinity, Millennium, and Solstice. The Infinity and Millennium recently received $8 million makeovers, leaving them even more stunning than before, while the Solstice has only been sailing since 2008. Carrying between 2,100 and 2,900 passengers, these ships are definitely large, but with their exquisite decorations, spacious and comfortable staterooms, and numerous public spaces to enjoy, you'll never feel like one of the masses. Celebrity's goal is to pamper guests from the moment they step on board to the moment they debark, and they achieve that through standout service, several delicious dining venues, spirited bars and lounges, and the ever-relaxing Canyon Ranch SpaClub.
Accommodations on Celebrity Alaska Cruises
Celebrity staterooms are designed to be cozy, elegant, and spacious, so you always have a comfortable place to retreat to at the end of a long day of traveling. All of the staterooms onboard Celebrity ships are artfully designed and include marvelous amenities, whether you are in a modest inside cabin or an over-the-top Royal Suite. The latter includes a personal butler and access to a private restaurant, Luminae, and an exclusive lounge, where you can relax with a cocktail in hand. Whichever stateroom you choose, expect friendly, personalized service (Celebrity has a guest-to-staff ratio of nearly 2:1) twice a day, ice service upon request, and access to 24-hour room service. Each stateroom comes with a robe, custom bath products, water and wine glasses, and Celebrity eXhale bedding, featuring 100% cotton linens and plush down comforters and pillows. Additionally, each room comes with an interactive Samsung flat-screen TV which allows you to book shore excursions, order room service, or of course, watch a movie.
Shore Excursions on Celebrity Alaska Cruises
Celebrity cruise ships sail along Alaska's southeast coastline, traveling past glaciers and stopping in major ports like Juneau and Skagway. On a Celebrity Alaska Cruisetour, you can also travel inland on a small-group tour, staying in quaint lodges and journeying down remote roads via a deluxe motor coach or glass-domed train. Visiting the interior of Canada gives you access to more untouched regions, where animals roam free and forests remain nearly pristine, such as at Denali National Park.
Whichever experience you choose, Celebrity has created tons of on-shore experiences to get you up close and personal with all Alaska has to offer - more than 160, in fact, with nearly 20 that are exclusive to Celebrity. Whether you want to pan for gold, go kayaking, fly through the sky on a seaplane, or enjoy some fresh Alaskan seafood, there are activities ready and waiting for you. Some of the shore excursions you can book on your next Celebrity Cruise to Alaska include:
- 5-Glacier Seaplane Exploration - Juneau, Alaska
- Alaskan Rainforest Sanctuary and Crab Feast - Ketchikan, Alaska
- Volcanic Coast Exploration by Ocean Raft - Sitka, Alaska
- Dog Sled & Musher's Camp Experience - Skagway, Alaska
- Alaskan Halibut Fishing - Juneau, Alaska
Dining & Drinks on Celebrity Alaska Cruises
Celebrity Cruise Line knows your food preferences can change at the drop of a hat - that's why they are all about choice, offering options to suit your every whim. Choose from fine dining or a casual buffet; Italian indoors or a burger al fresco. With Celebrity Select Dining, you can eat in any of the main restaurants when you want and with whom you want, no seating time necessary. The menus are crafted by Cornelius Gallagher, a Michelin-starred chef, and use locally sourced ingredients to create dishes inspired by the region you visit.
Specialty dining packages are available for those looking to try several of Celebrity's specialty restaurants, like Tuscan Grille, an Italian steakhouse, or Lawn Club Grill, where open-air grilling with ocean views is the name of the game. Other options include Murano, a French restaurant, and Sushi on Five, serving Japanese favorites. Casual dining or room service are always available, too, with a buffet-style Oceanview Cafe open all day and the pool/mast grill open for lunch and dinner.
Whether you're a wine aficionado or just don't want to break out a card every time you want a soda or tea, Celebrity has a beverage package for you. Beverage packages can be used in the Main Restaurant, in specialty restaurants, at casual restaurants and the buffet, and in any bar or lounge.
Celebrity Beverage Program Fast Facts:
- Premium, Classic and Standard Packages available
- Taste of the Vineyards Wine Package - Choose 3, 5, or 7 bottle packages to receive international wines by the bottle
- Stateroom Bar Setup - Get your favorite bottle of spirits, along with ice and mixers, sent directly to your room
- Soda Package or Premium Water Bottle Packages available
Activities on Celebrity Alaska Cruises
Celebrity offers tons of onboard programming to keep you engaged and entertained as you travel from one destination to the next. There are all the cruise-ship standards - a Las Vegas-style casino with blackjack, roulette, poker, and craps; an enchanting spa offering massages, facials, and body scrubs; and nightly performances from jazz concerts to DJ dance clubs - plus so much more.
Catch a movie outdoors on the Rooftop Terrace, with a cocktail in hand and yummy snacks on deck. Take your movie-going experience a step further with "A Taste of Film," a multi-sensory activity that serves dishes inspired by the movie, served at very specific moments throughout the show... it's a movie-going experience like no other. Celebrity knows you want to stay in touch with those back home, so they've created the Celebrity iLounge, an internet lounge where you can stay connected 24 hours a day. You can also purchase Apple products or take iLearn classes to expand your photography, video and audio skills.
Speaking of learning, brush up on your drawing, painting, or beading skills at The Art Studio, or take culinary classes while sailing on a Celebrity Cruise to Alaska. You can also stay active in the gym, get competitive in a ping-pong tournament, or take out a book from the library - after all, what is a cruise if not relaxing?
Children's Programs on Celebrity Alaska Cruises
Alaska is an exceptionally family-friendly destination, with activities and adventures kids will love and remember for years to come. Kids can see animals in their natural habitat, get out in nature and explore Alaska's many trails, and explore the quaint towns that are likely very different than what they're used to at home. The fun starts way before you even get to your first port, though - Celebrity Cruise Line offers plenty of onboard activities tailored to kids and teens, and even offers babysitting services for when parents want to get away for a bit. Experienced youth staff members lead programs separated by age, beginning with Toddler Time and moving up to Ensigns, geared toward 9 to 11 year olds.
The X-Club Teen Entertainment lounge creates a space for teens to hang out, socialize, play sports, and make friends, all while under the supervision of youth counselors. Kids' Camp at Sea offers plenty more fun activities for kids of all ages, from science demonstrations to art and culinary lessons, Xbox competitions and campfire singalongs (complete with s'mores, of course).
For families in need of child care, additional services are available for $6/hour while the ship is in port and during evenings. These take place during lunch hours (12pm to 2pm), dinner hours (5pm to 7pm) and at slumber party time (10pm-1am).
Celebrity Alaska Cruises Past Guests
If you have sailed on a Celebrity Cruise Ship before, you may be eligible to become a member of the Celebrity Captain's Club, which rewards loyal cruisers on an increasing scale each time they cruise with Celebrity. Members are invited to private onboard events, given access to exclusive offers and upgrades on future cruises, and have the option of preferential debarkation. The more you cruise, the more benefits you earn.
If you are a member, be sure to let your Cruise Specialist know when you are booking your next vacation to ensure possible discounts and upgrades are included. Past Passenger Discounts must go through a live person, so give us a call when you want to book.
Accessibility on Celebrity Alaska Cruises
Celebrity's commitment to excellence in cruising extends to all, including guests with specific needs. Wheelchair-accessible staterooms are available upon request, and each ship boasts wide corridors that allow for 180-degree turns in wheelchairs. All public rooms have gradual-incline entrances, and wheelchair assistance for embarkation and debarkation is complimentary.
After completing Autism Friendly Certification with Autism on the Seas, Celebrity Cruise Line has achieved Autism Friendly Cruise Line status. Celebrity Cruises achieved both bronze and silver level across its fleet, meaning all required autism-friendly products and services are in place and all Youth staff members are trained on autism awareness.
Speak to a Cruise Specialist prior to booking about any special needs you may have, so that arrangements may be made in plenty of time for travel.