Embark from Seattle and get ready for amazing views and wildlife like nowhere else. Witness massive ice chunks calving into the sea, take the reins of a dogsled in Juneau, go for a catamaran ride in Ketchikan, and take a ride on the White Pass and Yukon route narrow-gauge railroad in Skagway.
Imagine awe over discovering fantastic vistas in The Last Frontier. Imagine exhilaration whilst exploring the wilds of Alaska. Imagine relaxation upon finding your slice of paradise in The Caribbean. Imagine Bliss. That’s what you’ll experience when you holiday on our newest and most incredible ship, Norwegian Bliss, coming to Alaska and The Caribbean in 2018. Custom-built for the spectacular, Norwegian Bliss features a revolutionary Observation Lounge for you to soak in every stunning moment, from bald eagles soaring over glaciers to dolphins splashing through warm turquoise waters.
Come aboard and experience the best dining, entertainment and amenities at sea against a backdrop of unrivaled natural beauty. Whether you choose to go tropical or a little wild, there’s one word to describe the experiences awaiting you on Norwegian’s newest ship: Bliss.
A highlight of embarkation day is that first dinner in the main restaurant where you'll meet your wait staff and tablemates. Order whatever you like from the menu of appetizers, salads, soups, and entrees, but save room for dessert!
Cruise ships are equipped with all the latest and greatest workout machines and a great workout facility, but why not pick exercise outside over any treadmill.
Victoria, British Columbia
Day 1 Seattle Stay
Day 2 Seattle, WashingtonArrive at 2018-09-15 00:00Depart at 2018-09-15 17:00With its high-rise skyline dominated by the futuristic Space Needle, Seattle is a big, lively city surrounded on three sides by water and backed by the Olympic and Cascade Mountains. Get a taste of the Orient in the International Quarter, or the great seafood served up on the waterfront and take a coffee break – the locals insist theirs is the best coffee in the world.
Day 3 At SeaArrive at 2018-09-16 00:00Depart at 2018-09-16 00:00
Day 4 KetchikanArrive at 2018-09-17 07:00Depart at 2018-09-17 15:00Ketchikan is in the heart of the Tongass National Forest – all 17 million acres of it – so there’s no shortage of outdoor fun. Take a seaplane over the 3,000-feet granite walls of Misty Fjords, go black bear watching as they fish for salmon in Neets Bay, zip from platform to platform across the rainforest canopy, or paddle a sea kayak out to unspoilt islands.
Day 5 Sawyer GlacierArrive at 2018-09-18 00:00Depart at 2018-09-18 00:00Though it's not as well known as Glacier Bay, some naturalists claim Sawyer Glacier is even more spectacular. Located in the Tracy Arm Fjord framed by 7,000-foot-high snowcapped mountains, Sawyer Glacier boasts an impressive list of wildlife: black and brown bears, deer, wolves and moose. Even mountain goats, which usually keep to higher elevations, have been seen near its base.
Day 6 JuneauArrive at 2018-09-18 14:00Depart at 2018-09-18 22:00This is Alaska’s capital and it blends city attractions with incredible adventures on its doorstep. It’s just a short drive to Mendenhall Glacier, a moving river of craggy blue ice, and the delightful Glacier Gardens set beneath Thunder Mountain. Feeling lucky? Try panning for gold, sport fishing along the Inside Passage or whale watching – sightings are practically guaranteed.
Day 7 SkagwayArrive at 2018-09-19 07:00Depart at 2018-09-19 17:30Go for gold. Go for gold. Thousands have before you, because the once infamous port of Skagway was gateway for the 1898 Yukon Gold Rush. Climb aboard the historic White Pass & Yukon Railway, travelling though stunning mountain scenery to a trail camp where you can pan for gold and enjoy ‘naughty nineties’-style entertainment.
Day 8 At SeaArrive at 2018-09-20 00:00Depart at 2018-09-20 00:00
Day 9 Victoria, British ColumbiaArrive at 2018-09-21 00:00Depart at 2018-09-21 22:00Standing on the tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria is a genteel kind of place with delightful landscaped parks, like the century-old Butchart Gardens, and carefully preserved historic buildings. See it in fitting style by horse-drawn trolley, take afternoon tea at the grand Empress Hotel, or take a tour of the city’s pubs and microbreweries for a glass or two of the local ales.
Day 10 Seattle, WashingtonArrive at 2018-09-22 08:00Depart at 2018-09-22 00:00With its high-rise skyline dominated by the futuristic Space Needle, Seattle is a big, lively city surrounded on three sides by water and backed by the Olympic and Cascade Mountains. Get a taste of the Orient in the International Quarter, or the great seafood served up on the waterfront and take a coffee break – the locals insist theirs is the best coffee in the world.