Alaska Cruise on Holland America Koningsdam Cruise Ship

Cruising to Alaska has always been on our bucket list and we were so happy to tick this off our list. To date we have done 50 cruises and this cruise sits definitely in the top 3!

Our trip was booked through our travel agent Dan with Titan Travel and was called the Deluxe Alaskan Voyage and The Rocky Mountaineer. This escorted tour started in Calgary in Canada and for the first 3 nights we spent our time in Banff exploring the beautiful national park and catching up with one of our lovely Patreons Kevan! We then spent 2 nights in Jasper National Park before embarking the Rocky Mountaineer.

If you want to find out exactly what cruising to Alaska is like with Holland America, watch our Koningsdam Alaska Vlog series here.


Embarkation & First impressions On Our Holland America Koningsdam Alaskan Adventure from Vancouver

It’s embarkation day for our Holland America Koningsdam cruise in Vancouver, and the start of our Alaskan Adventure. This is our first cruise to Alaska and In this video we give our first impressions of Koningsdam, what being a suite guest involves, share our dining thoughts and show you what embarkation day involves. It’s a very busy first day!

It's a Sea Day on Holland America Koningsdam - Is it Dated, Old Fashioned and Boring?

Episode 2 – It’s a Sea Day on our Holland America Koningsdam Cruise as we head to our first port of Juneau in Alaska. We show you what you can get up to onboard, was there enough to keep us occupied or are Holland America really dated, old fashioned and boring?

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Don't do these things unless you want an amazing time in Junaeu, Alaska!

Episode 3 – We arrive in our first port of call in Alaska, Juneau on Holland America Koningsdam. We take our first excursion – Small Group Alaska’s Whale and Mendenhall Glacier Trail and have a day exploring a rain forest, see a glacier, find 21 whales and also duck farts. It was an absolutely fabulous day!

We Spent $560 on this Excursion in Skagway, Alaska - Was it Worth it?

Episode 4 – An epic train journey, a village full of liars and a brothel! Join us as we explore Skagway, Alaska, on our Holland America Koningsdam Cruise. We went on an excursion, which was called Best of Skagway – Rail, Salmon Bake and Saloon, and also self explored afterwards. Come and find out what you can do if you are planning on cruising to Skagway. You never know what you are going to find!

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Glacier Bay Alaska, Suite Perks, Koningsdam Food and Entertainment and a Win at the Casino!

Episode 5 – In our next video of our Koningsdam cruise to Alaska we visit Glacier Bay, one of the reasons we booked this cruise. Did it live up to our expectations? We also discuss the perks of booking a Neptune Suite, show you around the exclusive Neptune Lounge, visit the Grand Dutch Cafe, enjoy more entertainment and have a flutter at the casino. Did we win big?

Exploring Ketchikan, Cruise Ship Tour, and Speciality Dining on Holland America Koningsdam

Episode 6 – In our next video from our Alaskan adventure on Holland America Koningsdam, we arrive in Ketchikan and go on a fun excursion, give you a tour of more venues on Koningsdam and have one of the best speciality dining experiences we have ever had!

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Find out what stopped our Koningsdam Alaska Cruise from being the Perfect Cruise!

Episode 7 – In our last video of our Canada and Alaska series we go behind the scenes on a Galley tour, show you more of the outside space on Koningsdam, and enjoy the last nights entertainment. Sadly not everything goes to plan, and we have the biggest surprise when we sail into Vancouver!

For more information about cruising with Holland and America do check out these posts too –

Neptune Suite Tour and Review

Holland America Spa Prices

Holland America Laundry Prices

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