How would you like to enjoy the unparalleled beauty of Alaska with a wine festival at sea? For wine connoisseurs and nature enthusiasts, this is a dream voyage.
On this exclusive cruise, you’ll spend seven nights onboard the luxurious Celebrity Solstice exploring Alaska’s wilderness, awe-inspiring glaciers, and frontier towns. Sail dates are August 5-12, 2016.
This exclusive cruise is only available to our customers. You must book your cruise through us to take advantage of this one-of-a-kind vacation.
Wine Festival at Sea
During your Alaska cruise, you will enjoy these exclusive events – hosted by the California Wine Festival and Drea O’Connell of O’Connell Wines.
• Welcome reception
• Two wine tasting seminars with the featured wineries
• Four course wine pairing luncheon
• Private galley tour
• Private Celebrity sommelier-guided tour of the two-story glass wine tower designed by Adam Tihany
Day 1: Begin your cruise in Seattle as you embark the Celebrity Solstice.
Day 2: A day at sea.
Day 3: Arrive in Ketchikan, known as the “Salmon Capital of the World” and ancestral home of the Tlingit people, who have carved the world’s largest collection of totem poles.
Day 4: Sail the Tracy Arm Fjord, bookended by two of Alaska’s most dramatic glaciers, the North and South Sawyer Glacier. You’ll arrive in Juneau, Alaska’s capital and home to the Mendenhall Glacier. For an unforgettable adventure, take a helicopter to the top of a glacier for an exciting dogsled ride.
Day 5: Spend the day in Skagway, the gateway to the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898 before cruising the Alaska Inside Passage, a complex labyrinth of fjords and bays where whales and sea lions find refuge during the summer months.
Day 6: A day at sea as you make your return to Seattle.
Day 7: Before ending your journey, enjoy an evening in picturesque Victoria, a seaside town on the southern tip of British Columbia, hosting such attractions as the Empress Hotel and Butchart Gardens.
Day 8: Arrive in Seattle and say good-bye to the Celebrity Solstice and your Alaskan adventure!
Book Your Cruise
The 7-night California Wine Festival at Sea cruise departs August 5, 2016 and fares start at $1,149 per person. Space is limited so if you are interested in booking this cruise, we encourage you to do it quickly! As an added incentive, if you book by March 31st, you can select two onboard perks – choose from a free beverage package, free Internet, free gratuities, or $300 onboard credit.
Please contact us for more information or to book your cruise.