Oceania Cruises will offer passengers a variety of new experiences in “The Last Frontier,” allowing them to see everything Alaska has to offer.
Led by local Alaskan community leaders, these new offerings will immerse guests in the Alaskan culture and go beyond the Big Country’s popular attractions.
Itineraries will sail from Los Angeles, Seattle, and Vancouver between May and September 2023 on the Regatta, with 14 different departure dates.
Popular Alaska destinations such as Ketchikan, Sitka, Juneau, Wrangell and more offer over 250 tours and excursions for guests to immerse themselves in the culture of the 49th state. Excursions include cooking classes, beer tastings, visits to native tribes, national park tours, and glacial exploration.
Oceania Cruises’ Go Local tour series allows guests to participate in small group excursions for a more intimate and private experience.
Passengers booking this month can enjoy a variety of savings events with Oceania Cruises’ 20th Anniversary Sale. The sale includes a free beverage package, free shore excursions, or free onboard credit, plus an exclusive bonus gift of up to $800 in onboard credit per suite or stateroom on a variety of new Alaska itineraries.
“We are thrilled to offer our guests a fresh perspective of Alaska, full of poignant personal moments that connect with nature, people and cuisine,” said Frank A. Del Rio, president of Oceania Cruises. “The inherent beauty of our small boats, especially in a destination like Alaska on our intimate regatta, gives guests access to small harbors and remote harbors that others don’t offer.”
Oceania Cruise Regatta
Regatta Oceania Cruises features four restaurants, a fitness center and spa, eight bars and lounges, a casino and 333 luxury suites and cabins. About 70% of the ship’s suites and cabins include private verandas, giving guests up-close views of the breathtakingly beautiful Alaskan landscape.
The smaller ship allows for a more intimate and private experience where guests can truly immerse themselves in the culture and each unique port. Due to the Regatta’s small size, the ship can enter smaller ports such as Prince Rupert and Wrangel, which larger ships cannot. These ports give guests access to incredible views of popular spots like Sawyer and Hubbard Glaciers and Tracy Arm Fjord.
Wrangel: Here travelers can learn about the Alaskan fishing culture and try their hand at catching their own walleye or halibut. Guests can also expect to learn about the history of the region’s first settlers, the Tlingit Indians, and their impact on the tight-knit community.
Klavok: This year, Oceania Cruises will be the first cruise line to call at this port. Guests can expect to see a significant amount of totem poles built by members of this native Tlingit village.
Skagway: Here, guests can choose either a day of adventure with rock climbing and local beer tasting or a more relaxed day traveling the same trail as the gold rushers on the White Pass and Yukon Railroad.
Juneau: Travelers can explore the Mendenhall Glacier or kayak on the same water that the Aleutian Indians traveled for centuries. For all the foodies out there, passengers can also join the Tastes of Juneau shore excursions and visit the Chez Alaska cooking school and beer tasting at the Alaskan Brewing Company.
Ketchikan: Passengers can take an excursion on the Aleutian Ballad, the famous crab boat from Discovery Network’s “Deadliest Catch.” Guests can also participate in fishing in the historic Alaskan rainforest, where a chef prepares their own catch for lunch.
Guests will also visit Sitka and Hoonah, where they can experience things like wilderness tours, ZipRider experiences and the Sea Otter and Wildlife Quest shore excursions.
Glitz to Glaciers: 12 days from Los Angeles to Vancouver visiting San Francisco, Astoria, Klawock, Icy Strait Point, Juneau and Ketchikan. Departs May 18.
Alaska Adventures & Landscapes: 10 days from Vancouver to Seattle visiting Wrangell, Juneau, Skagway, Icy Strait Point, Ketchikan and Victoria. Departs on May 30.
Gold Rush, Glaciers & Wildlife: 10 days from Seattle to Seattle visiting Ketchikan, Icy Strait Point, Sitka, Juneau, Klawock and Victoria. Departs June 23.
Wildlife & Frontiers: 11 days from Seattle to Seattle visiting Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Icy Strait Point, Klawock, Prince Rupert and Victoria. Departs July 3.
Wildlife & Wonders: Seven days from Seattle to Seattle visiting Wrangell, Sitka, Ketchikan and Victoria. Departs July 14.
Alaska & British Columbia Array: 11 days from Seattle to Seattle visiting Ketchikan, Sitka, Juneau, Icy Strait Point, Wrangell, Prince Rupert and Victoria. Departs July 21.
Stunning Scenery: Seven days from Seattle to Seattle visiting Ketchikan, Juneau, Sitka and Victoria. Departs August 1.
Dazzling Alaska: 10 days from Seattle to Seattle visiting Klawock, Juneau, Skagway, Sitka, Ketchikan and Victoria. Departs August 8.
Radiant Alaska: 10 days from Seattle to Vancouver visiting Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Icy Strait Point, Sitka and Victoria. Departs August 28
Alaska & California Treasures: 20 days from Vancouver to Los Angeles visiting Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Sitka, Prince Rupert, Victoria, Astoria, Los Angeles, Catalina Island, San Francisco, and Ensenada. It Departs on September 7.