Crystal Cruises highlights an expanded season of 11 spectacular journeys in a new 16-page mini brochure, giving guests the opportunity for in-depth exploration of Canada and Alaska for the ultimate holiday
Crystal Cruises has released its 2019 Alaska & Canada 16-page mini-brochure, revealing a curated collection of journeys to Alaska and Canada aboard Crystal Symphony, offering thrilling adventures and jaw-dropping scenery from June through to September.
Crystal has increased next year’s offering, providing guests with 11 breathtaking journeys to choose from during the 2019 season. Among the itineraries is the ‘Northwest Gold Rush’, a journey from Vancouver to Los Angeles full of compelling contrasts, from the majesty of Alaska’s fjords and glaciers to the sophisticated indulgences of San Francisco’s cultural scene and the serenity of Santa Barbara vineyards.
Boasting award-winning hallmarks of the all-inclusive Crystal Experience — acclaimed dining, unlimited select fine wines, champagnes and spirits, onboard gratuities, complimentary Wi-Fi — Crystal’s 2019 Alaskan cruises include 7-, 10- and 11-day itineraries to choose from.
“Crystal’s 2019 season offers in-depth exploration of the majestic wilderness of North America, a region that continues to be a top choice among Australian and New Zealand travellers.” said Karen Christensen, Crystal’s senior vice president and managing director, Australasia. “We have more than tripled 2018’s Alaskan voyages to meet demand – a testament to the irresistible allure of Alaska’s wild and untamed beauty and of course, the luxurious appeal of the reimagined Crystal Symphony.”
Alaska & Canada 2019 Itinerary Highlights Aboard Crystal Symphony include:
• Majestic Midnight Sun, 10 days
Departs 2 July, 2019, Vancouver to Seward
A truly immersive exploration of the Last Frontier, from the UNESCO majesty of Glacier Bay and Hubbard Glacier, to vast national parks filled with bald eagles, brown bears and Inuit totem poles.
• Accent on Alaska, 7 days
Departs 10 September, 2019, Vancouver Roundtrip
From the welcoming, sophisticated hospitality of Vancouver to the rugged wilderness of Skagway’s Klondike treasures and the captivating awe of Ketchikan’s wildlife reserves, here is a voyage of cosmopolitan adventure.
• Northwest Gold Rush, 11 days
Departs 17 September, 2019, Vancouver to Los Angeles
From experiencing the “Paris of the Pacific” in Sitka and the majesty of Alaska’s fjords to the sophisticated indulgences of San Francisco’s cultural scene and the serenity of Santa Barbara’s vineyards, this voyage is one for the ages.
In addition, guests will have the opportunity to customise their port visits with optional Crystal Adventures Shore Excursions such as:
• Dog Sledding & Mendenhall Glacier by Helicopter
Guests can enjoy a spectacular helicopter flight to Mendenhall Glacier’s one and only dog camp. They will meet the camp’s adorable huskies, talk to the mushers and then climb into a sled to take in the awe-inspiring scenery.
• Rainforest Wildlife Sanctuary, Eagles & Totems
Stroll through Tongass National Forest to Eagle Creek where abundant salmon attract eagles, bears, seals and shorebirds. Guests will have the opportunity to feed and take their picture with Alaskan reindeer and watch a master Native carver at work on totem poles.
Crystal Cruises’ 2019 Alaska & Canada 16-page mini-brochure is available to order through TIFS. Visit www.tifs.com.au