Holland America Skagway Cruise Reviews

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  • Traditional cruising experience with modern touches
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9 Holland America Skagway Cruise Reviews
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kwb101
Member Since 2009
1 review
27 forum posts
We arrived in Anchorage on May 24, and two-thirds of our 15-day journey was spent in Alaska and the Yukon. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing it all, despite all the travel (six hotels in 10 days, about 1200 miles). We wish there had been an ... Read more
francisthetraveller
Member Since 2016
1 review
24 helpful votes
For a cruise that was marketed as about seeing wildlife, the crew seemed particularly lacking in knowledge on this area with apparently no ranger on board except for the short time when we were cruising through Glacier Bay. Most of the ... Read more
mollyskin
Member Since 2015
1 review
9 helpful votes
Awful from the beginning. Rude people and nobody to help with problems. This was a trip with so much that was wrong that it would take more space than allowed. We spent extra money for this ship thinking it would be better for us as ... Read more
safetypro
Member Since 2015
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2015
The embarkation part of this trip felt like a cattle call. there were five or more buses trying to board at the same time. Crew members were barking orders and expecting instant obedience. On the flip side, it was the smoothest ... Read more
AirAbel
Member Since 2012
2 reviews
1 forum post
2 helpful votes
The land tour (8 days with HAL) was awesome and exceeded our expectations, Anchorage/Denali/Fairbanks/Dawson City/ whitehorse/ Skagway but the sea part to Vancouver was not fun. I would not cruise with HAL on their ships again. 1. ... Read more
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getoutthere59
Member Since 2014
1 review
1 helpful vote
Spent the 1st week of the HAL organised tour on land, touring from Anchorage, through the Yukon, to Skagway for a 4 night sail thru Glacier Bay etc to Vancouver. A few hits, a few misses on the land portion of the tour (eg - bus load of ... Read more
kellerwynn7
Member Since 2014
1 review
My husband and I took the Holland America Land & Sea Journey on the Zuiderdam. We flew to Anchorage where we were met at the airport for transport to the Westmark Anchorage for the start of the Land portion of our trip. It was the ... Read more
CurlyCaliCruiser
Member Since 2016
1 review
1 helpful vote
Sailed August 2016
I'm curious if our Holland America cruise was typical of other cruise lines. I previously sailed Royal Caribbean to Mexico and Carnival to Mexico. The Holland America experience involved a lot of "attitude" beginning when we ... Read more
priceri
Member Since 2016
1 review
2 helpful votes
Sailed August 2016
This was a trip that we'd planned to celebrate our 40th anniversary. The last four nights were the cruise from Skagway, Alaska to Vancouver, BC. We'd never been on a cruise before and didn't know what to expect. We were pleasantly ... Read more

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