Oceania Cruises serves up great American adventures in “The Great Land”
Oceania Cruises offers an extensive array of American experiences in the “Last Frontier” of Alaska. Sailing San Francisco, Seattle, and Vancouver, adventurous travellers have 14 departures to choose from between May andSeptember 2017.
Big, bold, and beautiful, Alaska is a captivating land of ancient glaciers, majestic wildlife and an enchanting culture that welcomes visitors with opens arms. The 49th state also offers myriad opportunities for exciting glacial explorations and kayaking tours, along with more leisurely pursuits such as birdwatching or local ale tastings.
“We are looking forward to sharing the unique experiences of Alaska with our guests,” stated Bob Binder, president & CEO of Oceania Cruises. “From the mountains and glaciers to the picturesque frontier towns and amazing wildlife,
they’ll also see an uncommon Alaska, a side that you only experience on a small ship with the inimitable style and comfort of Oceania Cruises.”
Highlights include an extraordinary journey of discovery on the Aleutian Ballad, the storied crab boat from Discovery Network’s “Deadliest Catch” in Ketchikan.
Or, guests can partake in a personalised fishing expedition where their catch is prepared by a personal chef as the main course of a gourmet lunch, served around a crackling campfire amidst the centuries-old Alaskan rainforest.
Adventures abound in Juneau, where thrill-seekers can go dog-sledding, glacier-trekking on Mendenhall Glacier, or even sea-kayaking through the coastal waterways travelled for centuries by the Aleut Indians. Foodies will enjoy the “Flavours of Juneau” with a visit to the Alaskan Brewing Company and Chez Alaska Cooking School.
Guests can also go deep-sea sports fishing for salmon in Sitka. Or visit the world-famous Alaska Raptor Centre, one of the largest rehabilitation centres for injured eagles, hawks, falcons, and owls; and witness the magnificence of sea otters, whales, sea lions, porpoises and brown bears on a Sea Otter and Wildlife Quest.