For those looking to spend more time in Alaska, this 14-day cruise Carnival Splendor Alaska cruise may be perfect. Especially if southern California is a convenient embarkation port.
The Carnival Splendor, as part of the line’s longer voyages called Carnival Journeys, will depart from the port of Long Beach, on August 25 and return Sept 8, 2018.
Included on this extended itinerary will be a viewing at Hubbard Glacier and a day-long visit to Icy Strait Point, known for its vast wilderness just outside the town, excellent whale and bear watching excursions plus bragging rights to world’s longest zip-line.
This unique itinerary features port calls at Ketchikan, Skagway, Juneau and Sitka, Alaska, along with a full day at Victoria, British Columbia. Plenty of time to visit the world famous beautiful Butchart Gardens.
While onboard, this cruise offers guests unique on-board experiences that include sampling local cuisine, entertainment and cultural presentations that reflect the region’s history. Additional activities include photography, cooking and arts and crafts. A special 1980s-themed “Throwback Sea Day” will be part of the fun.
If you’re traveling with kids, there will be supervised programs for three age groups: Camp Ocean (2-11), Circle “C” (12-14) and Club O2 (15-17). Carnival’s Seuss at Sea programs will also be available.
Want to go sooner than 2018? There’s the two-week-long Carnival Journeys voyage round-trip from Long Beach aboard Carnival Miracle September 2 – September 16, 2017 and follows a similar itinerary.
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