Princess Cruises Unveils 2025 Alaska Season

Princess Cruises has opened bookings for its 2025 Alaska cruise and cruisetours season, highlighted by three roundtrip itineraries and a new “National Parks Cruisetour.”

New for 2025 from the cruise line that brings the most guests to Alaska every year is a 22-day roundtrip voyage sailing from San Francisco on Ruby Princess that coincides with the summer solstice, and a 17-day roundtrip cruise from Seattle on Grand Princess each with three days of glacier-viewing. For guests seeking to sail from Southern California, a new 16-day roundtrip “Inside Passage” voyage from Los Angeles on Grand Princess offers a convenient option.

Following its debut in 2024, the “National Parks Cruisetour” returns in 2025 with a 15-night adventure to five of Alaska’s parks. Guests can explore Glacier Bay, Denali, Wrangell-St. Elias, Kenai Fjords National Parks and Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park in Skagway. This experience combines a seven-day “Voyage of the Glaciers” cruise, scenic rail travel, and multiple days on land, including stays at four Princess-owned wilderness lodges.

In 2025, seven Princess ships will sail to Alaska, including Caribbean Princess for the first time. In addition, the number of Princess homeports offering Alaska voyages expands to five with the addition of Los Angeles, with the season including 21 cruise destinations and four glacier-viewing experiences, highlighted by 88 visits to Glacier Bay National Park.

With 155 total departures on 18 itineraries ranging four to 22 days, cruise and cruisetour choices include:

  • Ultimate Alaska Solstice with Glacier Bay National Park” – 22-day roundtrip from San Francisco on Ruby Princess, departing June 6, 2025
  • Ultimate Alaska with Glacier Bay National Park” – 17-day roundtrip from Seattle on Grand Princess, departing May 6, 2025
  • Inside Passage with Glacier Bay National Park” – 16-day roundtrip from Los Angeles on Grand Princess visiting Juneau, Skagway, Glacier Bay National Park, Sitka, Icy Strait Point, Ketchikan and Victoria, B.C., departing August 30, 2025
  • “Voyage of the Glaciers” – This seven-day itinerary includes Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan, and two glacier-viewing experiences at Glacier Bay National Park and Hubbard Glacier or College Fjord. Caribbean Princess, Coral Princess, and Sapphire Princess offer weekly northbound and southbound cruises from Vancouver, B.C. to Anchorage (Whittier) and vice versa. Guests can combine select seven-day voyages for a 14-day “Voyage of the Glaciers Grand Adventure” operates May 10 to September 13, 2025
  • “Inside Passage” – Princess’ signature seven-day roundtrip sailings from Seattle and Vancouver, B.C., as well as 11-day roundtrip departures from San Francisco and Vancouver that include four ports of call and a day of glacier viewing. Many Inside Passage cruises include Glacier Bay National Park. Discovery Princess and Royal Princess sail from Seattle weekly, May 4–September 21, 2025; Grand Princess offers weekly cruises from Vancouver, B.C., May 27–August 19, 2025; and Ruby Princess sails 11-day cruises roundtrip from San Francisco May 4–September 13, 2025
  • Alaska Samplers” – Three itineraries of four to five days offer shorter voyages for guests looking for a quick getaway. Discovery Princess, Royal Princess and Grand Princess operate four-day, roundtrip voyages between Vancouver, B.C. to Seattle with a stop in Ketchikan, departing April 30, May 13 and May 23, 2025. Caribbean Princess sails a four-day, roundtrip cruise from Vancouver, B.C., with a visit to Ketchikan departing September 13, 2025, and a five-day roundtrip cruise from Vancouver, B.C., with stops in Sitka and Ketchikan sailing May 5, 2025

More than 26 cruisetour options offer guests a range of options with four styles of travel including “Denali Explorer” tours, “On Your Own” options, “Connoisseur Deluxe Escorted” and “Off the Beaten Path.”

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