Royal Caribbean has announced plans to launch its Alaska season this summer with 7-night cruises – roundtrip from Seattle – on returning favorites Serenade of the Seas and Ovation of the Seas, beginning July 19 and August 13, respectively.
Serenade will begin cruising in July, sailing roundtrip from Seattle – a change from its previously scheduled homeport in Vancouver. On board, the ship will feature awe-inspiring views from its signature ocean-facing glass elevators and floor-to-ceiling windows as guests travel from one far-flung destination to the next. The week-long itinerary features a lineup of popular ports of call, including Juneau, Sitka, Ketchikan and Icy Strait Point, Alaska, as well as the jaw-dropping Endicott Arm fjord and Dawes Glacier.
Ovation follows suit in August for a different take on Alaskan adventure, pairing the region’s natural wonders and wildlife-filled fjords with a thrilling lineup of experiences on board. From the North Star glass observation capsule to the RipCord by iFly skydiving simulator, vacationers can get their adrenaline flowing as they take in deck-defying sights of the scenic landscape and lush scenery of the destinations, such as the Inside Passage, Skagway, Sitka and Juneau, Alaska, from unparalleled viewpoints.
Travelers can plan their Alaska cruise with peace of mind knowing that all crew members and vacationers 16 years of age or older will be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and everyone 12 or older as of August 1. Those underage will receive a test prior to sailing.
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