8-Day Celebrity Cruise from Seattle-Alaska-Seattle
Embark on a truly unforgettable bucket-list experience on an eight-day return cruise from the ‘Emerald City’ of Seattle, Washington to bucket-list Alaskan wonders like Tracy Arm Fjord and Ketchikan. Soak up the breathtaking sights of fjords, glaciers and waterfalls, take the opportunity to go dog-sledding in Juneau and spot whales and sea lions in the Alaska Inside Passage. Plus enjoy award-winning dining and daily entertainment aboard the luxurious Celebrity Solstice.
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Set sail from the vibrant ‘Emerald City’ of Seattle, Washington on an eight-day Alaskan adventure through awe-inspiring fjords and glaciers, taking in Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway and Victoria - British Columbia Canada. In between admiring the incredible wonders that nature has to offer, such as the Tracy Arm Fjord and the Inside Passage, relax in complete luxury onboard Celebrity Solstice; a premium superliner with everything you might desire onboard from fine dining to a Lawn Club and ice-topped Martini bar.
What You’ll Love
The Ship – Celebrity-Style Luxury at Sea
Celebrity Solstice is more than just a ship - it's an experience. This premium superliner – with capacity for 2,850 guests – offers exquisite onboard dining at a variety of restaurants from French fine dining at Murano to Asian cuisine at Silk Harvest; the Canyon Ranch Spa Club and fitness centre; an outdoor movie screen; a top-deck Lawn Club; a Cellar Masters wine bar with onboard sommeliers; a live glassblowing experience at the Hot Glass Show; Sky Observation Lounge and much more.
Celebrity Solstice is brought to you by Celebrity Cruises, a premium cruise line which is continually voted amongst the top cruise lines in the world, boasting a plethora of awards bestowed by Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, Travel Weekly and more.
The Adventure – Awe-Inspiring Fjords and Glaciers and Dog-Sledding
Before your cruise, take some time to soak up the sights of Seattle, Washington, known as the ‘Emerald City’ thanks to its plentiful lush forest and parkland. Take in sights such as the iconic Space Needle, Pike Place Market with its abundance of fresh produce and seafood, Puget Sound and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Once you’ve set sail, sample the freshest salmon in Ketchikan, the ‘Salmon Capital of the World’, and admire the world’s largest collection of carved totem poles. Soak up the beauty of the Alaskan terrain whilst cruising the 30-mile Tracy Arm-Fjord, framed by thundering waterfalls and snow-capped mountains and home to curious humpback whales and seals.
Take the opportunity to experience dogsledding in Alaska’s capital, Juneau. Prepare to lose your breath at the sheer majesty and beauty of the snow-capped mountains and clear waters of the Alaska Inside Passage. Venture into the network of fjords and bays and see if you can spot the whales and sea lions that take shelter there during the summer.
The Package – Enjoy All Meals and Entertainment Onboard
Relax and enjoy the ultimate ease of having daily breakfast, lunch and dinner included for you onboard Celebrity Solstice. Dine in your choice of the Grand Épernay Restaurant, Oceanview Café, Mast Grill or Aqua Spa Café.
Take advantage of complimentary room service and enjoy the view as you tuck into breakfast on your private balcony. You can also make the most of complimentary entertainment such as world-class theatre shows, silent discos and live music onboard.
Perfect for... Couples Looking for a Bucket List Adventure
If the breathtaking natural wonders of the world call your name (together with the finer things in life), you’ll love this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Enjoy the convenience of visiting multiple destinations with none of the hassle.
Valid for the following cruise dates:
Departing from Seattle, Washington, USA, on 27 July 2018 and returning to Seattle on 3 August 2018.
Departing from Seattle, Washington, USA, on 3 August 2018 and returning to Seattle on 10 August 2018.
Bookings must be finalised by 28 May 2018 or your cabin will be released. Please note, your purchase does not complete your booking, details of both passengers must be provided after purchase.
Cannot be substituted for any other cruise.
Refund Policy: Strictly no refunds for this package for amendments or change of date - fees are at the cruise company's discretion. The Luxury Escapes ’7-Day Change of Mind No Questions Asked Refund Guarantee’ does not apply for cruise bookings.
Twin-share package: Package is valid for ONE PERSON (twin share). You must purchase and redeem two packages per booking.
Child Policy: Children are permitted onboard aged from six months to 17 years. Children aged five months and under are not permitted onboard. A full-price package must be purchased per child and cabins are sold on a twin share basis, no additional beds can be added.
Bedding configuration: Two single beds that combine to form a queen.
Specific cabin requests cannot be accommodated. Cabins are automatically allocated and some cabins may have obstructed views.
Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated). Menus are subject to change without notice. Please note additional charges apply to specialty dining including Murano, QSine, Tuscan Grille, Silk Harvest and Sushi on 5. Please note a late night delivery fee applies to room service orders between 11pm and 6am.
Please note the smart casual dress code for onboard dining. T-shirts, swimsuits, robes, bare feet, tank tops, baseball caps and pool wear are not allowed in the main restaurant or specialty restaurant at any time. Shorts and flip flops are not allowed in the evening hours.
Select activities onboard may incur a surcharge, including bingo, wine tasting, gym classes and Taste of Film nights. Dogsledding and other shore-based activities are optional and are to be paid for separately. WiFi connection onboard will incur a charge.
Flights are not included and need to be purchased separately.
Passport with at least six months' validity at the time of sailing is required for this voyage. Passport is required as photo idenitification and must be supplied during your booking.
Women who are 24 weeks pregnant are not permitted on this cruise.
For extra guest information please contact our Concierge Team on 1300 88 99 00.
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Celebrity Solstice sets sail from Seattle at 4pm.
Visitors to the Emerald City find a fusion of American, Asian and Native American cultures, set against a backdrop of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains. There’s so much to discover in Seattle. Founded in the 1850’s, Seattle continues to evolve while preserving many of its treasured landmarks. The city’s defining modern symbol is the Space Needle. Head up to the top of the 605ft. hourglass-shaped structure for amazing panoramic views of this beautiful port city. And right next door is the Chihuly Garden and Glass where the extraordinary glassworks and garden installations of Dale Chihuly will dazzle. Stroll through the famous Pike Place Market for a taste of local flavor and style. Established in 1907, the market is brimming with fresh produce and seafood stalls, wonderful restaurants, and specialty shops with local handcrafts that make unique souvenirs and keepsakes.
At sea. Cruise in style while taking advantage of everything Celebrity Solstice has to offer. Simply relax poolside on Celebrity’s cushioned sun beds or for the ultimate relaxation experience, drift away on the heated mosaic loungers of the Persian Garden spa or refresh yourself in the aromatherapy-infused steam rooms.
Ship docks at Ketchikan, Alaska, from 7am to 4pm.
You've never tasted salmon so fresh. Known as the 'Salmon Capital of the World', Ketchikan is also the ancestral home of the Tlingit people, who have carved the world's largest collection of totem poles. If you're up for an adventure, take a canoe and nature trail excursion through the rain forest or a wilderness exploration followed by a sumptuous crab feast you'll long remember.
Experience the grandeur of the beautiful Tracy Arm Fjords and Glacier. Ship docks at Juneau, Alsaka from 1:30pm to 10pm.
Southeast of Juneau lies a narrow 30-mile waterway that delivers epic views of the twin Sawyer glaciers. Hear the thunderous crack as the glaciers calve and send house-sized chunks of ice plummeting into the waters of this awe-inspiring fjord. Named after a naval crewman who paddled into the narrow fjord in 1899, the waterway is surrounded by a wilderness of the same name, Tracy Arm-Fjord Terror Wilderness. You’ll witness crashing waterfalls, breathtaking snow-dusted mountain peaks, humpback whales, harbor seals and much more on a Tracy Arm-Fjord cruise excursion. Explore the rugged beauty of the great outdoors on this 30-mile long sheer-walled waterway. Whether kayaking, fishing, hiking or swimming, the rich abundance of glorious nature will unfold around you as you discover the gorgeous Alaska terrain and fauna.
In Juneau itself, take a glacial dogsled adventure in Alaska's capital, where cultured sophistication meets the ruggedness of the Last Frontier.
Ship docks in Skagway, Alaska from 7am to 6pm.
The great Klondike Gold Rush lives on in Skagway's charming downtown of restored 19th-century buildings and its historic railway. Located on the edge of the wilderness, this small town saw its fair share of gold rush, get rich dreamers pass through. Today, it’s residents are more than welcome to share the stories of its untamed past. And there’s so much fascinating history to uncover on a Skagway cruise. Head to Klondike Gold Rush National Park Museum for an in-depth look at Klondike and the two routes out of Skagway – Chilkoot Pass and White Pass. From the vintage train, admire the mountains and see the 1898 trail that fortune seekers traveled on foot. The White Pass & Yukon Route Railroad runs the vintage locomotives through the famously steep Chilkoot Trail and offers sweeping mountain views during its climb toward Canada.
You'll sail beyond the Inside Passage Cruise into the more protected Alaska Inside Passage, a complex labyrinth of fjords and bays where whales and sea lions find refuge during the summer months.
A day of scenic cruising through the Inside Passage.
You will also sail beyond the Inside Passage Cruise into the more protected Alaska Inside Passage, a complex labyrinth of fjords and bays where whales and sea lions find refuge during the summer months.
Ship docks at Victoria, British Columbia, from 5:30pm to 11:59pm.
The capital of British Columbia is also its largest island. This one-time British colony has retained much of its colonial splendor. Victoria is a seaside enclave that enjoys a temperate climate, which is great, because you'll want to explore all the museums, parks and golf courses Victoria has to offer.
Arrive back in Seattle, Washington at 6am. It’s time to disembark Celebrity Solstice and take home a lifetime of unforgettable holiday memories.
- Private balcony
- Twice daily service (makeup and turndown)
- Daily ice service in stainless steel ice buckets
- 24-hour room service (fee applies to late night orders)
- Complimentary tote bag
- Custom blended bath products (shampoo, conditioner and lotion), shower cap, cotton balls and cotton swabs
- Water/wine glasses
- Celebrity eXhale™ bedding featuring custom premium mattresses, plush duvets and pillows, and 100% pure Egyptian cotton linens
- Hair dryer
- Private mini-bar*
- Interactive Samsung flat-screen television system to view and select shore excursions, order room service, and pay-per-view movies
- Private safe
- Dual voltage 110/220AC outlets
- Grand Épernay Restaurant
- Silk Harvest Asian cuisine
- Luminae dining (for Suite guests only)
- Blu restaurant
- Tuscan Grille steakhouse
- Murano restaurant
- Café al Bacio and Gelateria
- Oceanview Café and Bar
- Mast Grill and Bar
- Sushi on Five
- Cellar Masters Wine Bar
- Sunset Bar
- Martini Bar
- Solstice Theatre
- Fortunes Casino
- Celebrity Central
- Quasar nightclub
- The Lawn Club
- Art Gallery
- Celebrity iLounge
- Card Room
- The Library
- Ensemble Lounge
- Team Earth conservation centre
- Michael’s Club private lounge
- Shops on the Boulevard
- Open-air movie nights
- Canyon Ranch SpaClub®
- Fitness Centre
- Spa Café
- Persian Garden
- Glassblowing classes
- Patio on the Lawn
- Sky Observation Lounge
- XClub teen club
- Fun Factory kids’ club
- ShipMates games centre
Getting to Seattle, Washington is easy. Regular flights are available with airlines such as Qantas, Virgin Australia, American Airline, Delta Airlines, Air Canada and United Airlines, departing most Australian capital cities with as little as one stopover and an approximate flight time of 18 hours.
Direct Flights (departing Australia only): Booking your flight with us is a quick, easy process. First, confirm your travel dates with the hotel, then head to our new online booking page to book your flights here .
Multi-Stop Trips: If you require a stopover en route or are travelling to multiple destinations, simply call 1300 88 99 00.