August 6 - August 13, 2025

Inside Passage

Vancouver Round Trip

8 Days

All Meals

CT Rating

Holland America Line • ms Zaandam

Imagine a world where mountains rise steeply from tranquil waters, stark glaciers crash into the sea, and a school of orca whales sunning beside the ship. As you journey through this rugged land, you will experience the thrill of the great outdoors, and the unique spirit of Alaska's people. Revel in the natural wonders of Alaska and awaken your free spirit.

 Extend your adventure with our journey through Alaska, Denali & the Yukon


This cruise is suitable for all travellers who meet our basic criteria. Optional shore excursions will involve different ratings.

Tour Highlights

  • Cruise the Inside Passage, one of the most scenic sea lanes in the world
  • Experience Skagway, the gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush
  • Cruise on Glacier Bay, where forested slopes give way to jagged peaks and rivers of ice that literally cascade down the steep slopes into the tranquil waters below
  • Visit the fascinating port of Ketchikan

Inclusive Features

  • 7-night cruise on the ms Zaandam, based on sharing a twin-bedded stateroom in the category selected
  • Baggage handling shipside
  • All meals and entertainment on board
  • All gratuities for included shipboard services
  • All cruise line taxes and fees
  • Air-inclusive rates also include: Estimated round-trip economy airfare from cities listed, transfers between the airport and ship, all current air taxes, fuel surcharges, and fees, a irport transfers in Canada or equivalent value


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Holland America Line

ms Zaandam

The ms Zaandam boasts exquisite details, from its spacious staterooms to the priceless antiques that line the halls. At 61,000 tons, it carries 1,432 guests in truly spacious comfort.

Fifteen different lounges and restaurants beckon, including the Mainstage, a two-deck high entertainment hub, and the Dining Room with its grand staircase and floor-to-ceiling windows. Other delights include the redesigned Lido for casual meals, a full-size theatre, casino, cardroom, numerous intimate lounges for a quiet conversation or a pre-dinner dance.

Recent additions include the beautiful Explorations Café with a library, internet access and coffee bar, Kids Club, and the Culinary Arts Centre for cooking classes and presentations. Ample deck areas, a complete Promenade Deck, two pools, and the superb Greenhouse Spa and fitness area are all ours to enjoy. Activities abound, from fashion shows to dance and bridge, as well as relaxation options like sauna and massage. The choice is yours.

Staterooms feature twin beds (most convert to queens), plush mattresses, Egyptian cotton sheets, bathrobes, private bathrooms, individually controlled air conditioning, ample closet space, a flat-panel television and more. Averaging over 190 sq. ft., they offer a separate sitting area and vanity. Most outside staterooms feature picture-window viewing and all feature a bathtub/shower. Deluxe mini-suites boast a private balcony, floor to ceiling windows, mini-bar, and whirlpool bath.

Cruise Cost in Canadian Dollars Per Person

Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)

K Inside (Main, Verandah, Navigation)



Double / Twin


Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)

I Inside (Various)



Double / Twin


Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)

E Outside (Dolphin, Main, Lower Promenade)



Double / Twin


Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)

DA Outside (Main, Verandah)



Double / Twin


Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)

D Outside (Dolphin, Lower Promenade)



Double / Twin


Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)

C Outside (Main)



Double / Twin


Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)

B Veranda Suite (Verandah, Navigation)



Double / Twin


Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)

A Veranda Suite (Verandah, Navigation)



Double / Twin


Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)

SB Veranda Suite (Verandah, Navigation)

Double / Twin


Estimated air add-ons per person:

Calgary / Edmonton
Regina / Saskatoon
Montreal / Ottawa
St. John’s

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For peace of mind, your deposit for this journey is fully refundable until May 5, 2024. Learn more...

Have It All: Inquire about the advantages of adding Holland America Line's “Have It All” premium package* and make your cruising experience even more incredible. Receive their best amenities - shore excursions, drink package, specialty dining, and Wi-Fi for only $50 USD per person per day! *Terms and conditions apply. Subject to change.

Shore Excursions are not included in your cruise cost, allowing you the freedom to choose from several optional tours that will be offered at each port. Excursions will be available for purchase through the Holland America Line's website or after embarkation.

Deposit is $600 per person. Final payment is due May 6 2025.

Air inclusive prices are estimated (subject to confirmation). Airfares from other gateways are available on request.  Airfares and air carrier are subject to change and will be confirmed prior to final payment. Final pricing & terms and conditions will be available once flights are confirmed. Refer to inclusive features for details.
Cruise price is based on sharing a twin-bedded stateroom with private bathroom. Prices are based on rates, taxes, and fees effective January 2024 and are subject to change due to factors beyond our control.

Insurance is NOT INCLUDED but is highly recommended. Premiums are calculated based on the individual’s age, destination (country), trip length, and trip booking window – please contact our staff to receive a quote. Your coverage starts on the effective date of your confirmation of coverage. Please discuss your insurance coverage prior to booking. Refer to terms and conditions for more details.


Frequently Asked Questions

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Check out some of our frequently asked questions before booking your journey.

What are Craig Journeys all about?

Our goal is to offer meaningful authentic experiences that inspire a deeper understanding of the world we inhabit. Through immersive sightseeing and engaging interactions with local people and cultural sites, we strive to foster a greater appreciation of our global community.

We go to great lengths to ensure the physical comfort of our members, providing excellent accommodations, delicious cuisine, comfortable transportation, and more. At the same time, we encourage them to embrace and engage with local customs.

Why should I book with Craig Travel?

All of our tours are carefully planned to provide a comfortable pace, quality accommodations, in-depth sightseeing, and fully inclusive pricing. We encourage you to compare our offerings with other tours available. Check to see exactly what is included and what extras you may be required to pay.

What do you mean by 'Fully Inclusive' pricing?

Almost all Craig Tours and Cruises include all prepaid costs, encompassing airfare and related taxes, hotel accommodations and/or cruise expenses with taxes and service fees, most meals as described for each departure, sightseeing with entrance fees, gratuities for included services (such as guides, drivers, hotel staff, porters), and even airport transfers. For those residing in southern Ontario, we provide transfers between your home and the airport in most areas, while other passengers receive a special credit or an overnight stay at an airport hotel, depending on the circumstances.

Not included in the published prices are personal services and items such as laundry, telephone calls, room service, and beverages with meals or otherwise (according to local customs; for example, beverages like water, tea, and coffee are typically not included in Europe except during breakfast). Shore excursions on ocean cruises are not included unless specified.

While taxes and fees are included in our prices, they always remain subject to change. Consequently, we may need to collect supplements to cover tax and fee increases that cannot be absorbed.