seattle pre cruise stayed at sleep-inn seatac nice hotel to stage day of sightseeing. hotel shuttle from airport. hired 4hr city tour with stops that picked up/return to hotel. shuttle express to pier arrived at noon and embarkation was smooth no lines and straight on the vision.
all ships common areas were clean and comfortable.
all ships staff we met were very pleasant and cheerful.
Captain stein was the best we have had. out among the guest often with many interesting things to say.
main seating dinner was great for us. Our table had 3 couples all celebrating 25 years of marriage plus our 2 kids. we had table 066 anthony & roberto was our staff and they did a great job.
John and Katrina were the cruise directors married team. they kept us all informed and on track not to miss anything.
the ship was in great shape.
juneau was great and our excursion to the taku glacier via jet boat was incredible. Shopping was More
good. red dog saloon was fun.
skagway excursion was great train/bus tour 8 hrs to the emerald lake in the yukon,lunch & a great guide Nancy. no time left to really check out skagway.
tracy arm was the best we went all the way in to the glacier with in 1/2 mile. lots of wildlife lots of sun and snowcapped mountains.
lots of whales that breached the water in front of the ship as we watched. ice bergs with seals sunbathing.
prince rupert. forget about it. by this time we had already seen many bald eagles.
inside passage was very nice.
the best cruise i have taken i will do alaska again someday.