Spring 2021 Alaska Sailing

May 15 - 22, 2021

aboard Princess Cruise Line's

EMERALD PRINCESS

departing Seattle for

Juneau, Skagway, Ketchikan and Victoria, and cruising the magnificent Glacier Bay

Sat May 15:  

 

Sun May 16:  

 

Mon May 17:  

 

Tues May 18:   

   

Weds May 19:  

Thurs May 20:    

Fri May 21:   

Sat May 22:     

Seattle, WA  (depart 4pm)

 

At Sea

 

Juneau, Alaska/US  (11am - 10pm)

 

Skagway, Alaska/US  (7am - 8:30pm)

Cruising Glacier Bay National Park  (6am - 5pm)

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Ketchikan, Alaska/US  (7am - 1pm)

Victoria, British Columbia/Canada (7pm - Midnight)

Seattle, Washington/US (arrive 7am)

7-Day Inside Passage Alaska Sailing featuring Glacier Bay

Alaska's Inside Passage; perhaps one of the most spiritual places on our planet

Shaped by the staggering force of massive glaciers millions of years ago, Alaska’s Inside Passage boasts wildlife-filled fjords and lush island scenery... a natural habitat for bald eagles, sea lions, porpoises and whales. Its mountains are carpeted with majestic forests and springtime finds a lush and colorful display of flora and fauna. The Inside Passage Alaska region is home to Tlingit, Haida and Tsimshian Indians whose history is reflected in towering totem poles and their proud and welcoming descendants.  In more recent times, Russian settlers left an architectural legacy of onion-domed churches gleaming with ornate icons.

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Seattle, Washington

  

Seattle, a city on Puget Sound in the Pacific Northwest, is surrounded by water, mountains, evergreen forests, and contains thousands of acres of parkland. Washington State’s largest city, it’s home to a large tech industry, with Microsoft and Amazon headquartered in its metropolitan area. The futuristic Space Needle, a 1962 World’s Fair legacy, is its most iconic landmark. Just east of downtown, the Capitol Hill neighborhood has long been the city’s gay epicenter, with rainbow-painted crosswalks and many ways to dive into the LGBTQ scene. Aside from Capitol Hill, there are gay-friendly and gay-owned establishments just about everywhere in town. Summer features two annual Pride festivals, while the Seattle Men’s Chorus and Seattle Women’s Chorus are the largest LGBTQ-identified men’s and women’s choruses in the world.  More on Seattle here

Juneau, Alaska

  

Juneau - the capital of Alaska - stands on one of the largest wilderness areas in the United States. Here you can spend your time viewing wildlife, taking the fishing trip of your life, exploring atop glaciers or enjoying the city’s shops, restaurants and artistic flare.  The second largest city in the United States by area, Juneau has been the state's capital since 1906.  There are no roads connecting the city to the rest of Alaska or to the rest of North America (although ferry service is available for cars). The absence of a road network is due to the extremely rugged terrain surrounding the city. This in turn makes Juneau a de facto island city in terms of transportation, since all goods coming in and out must go by plane or boat, in spite of the city being on the Alaskan mainland. Downtown Juneau sits at sea level,  below steep mountains which rise about 3,500 feet high. Atop these mountains is the Juneau Icefield, a large ice mass from which about 30 glaciers flow.  More on Juneau here

Skagway, Alaska

  

Skagway, also known as the Gateway to the Klondike, is a borough in Alaska on the Alaska Panhandle. The port of Skagway is a popular stop for cruise ships, and the tourist trade is a major factor for the area's business. The White Pass and Yukon Route narrow gauge railroad, part of the area's mining past is now in operation purely for the tourist trade and runs throughout the summer months. Skagway is also part of the setting for Jack London's book The Call of the WildWill Hobbs's book Jason's Gold, and for Joe Haldeman's novel, Guardian. The John Wayne film North to Alaska (1960) was filmed nearby.  More on Skagway here

Glacier Bay

  

Like most visitors to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve we will arrive via our cruise ship, an ideal viewing platform for this absolutely magnificent experience featuring the spectacular scenery and wildlife that make this truly one of the most spiritual locations on Earth. The ship travels into the heart of the Fairweather Mountains for a trip back into the ice ages. Watch for icebergs and calving glaciers. Scan the shorelines for wildlife; brown bears, mountain goats, sea otters, sea lions, harbor seals, bald eagles, and a variety of seabirds are regularly seen.  In addition to cruising the preserve for a full day, we will dock adjacent to a major tidewater glacier with plenty of time to reflect on the remains of what has existed for thousands of years prior to our arrival.  National Park Service park rangers provide illustrative narratives and cover important aspects of our visit.  More on Glacier Bay National Park here

Ketchikan, Alaska

 

Facing the Inside Passage along Alaska's southeastern coast, Ketchikan is a popular cruise port of call featuring an easily accessible array of shopping, bars and restaurants in a setting so beautiful it almost seems like a film set.  Visitors will find many Native American totem poles, on display throughout town. Nearby Misty Fiords National Monument is a glacier-carved wilderness featuring snow-capped mountains, waterfalls and salmon spawning streams. Ketchikan is also home to rich wildlife including black bears, wolves and bald eagles. More about Ketchikan here

Victoria, British Columbia

  

Victoria, capital of British Columbia, sits on the craggy southern end of Vancouver Island. With abundant parkland, it’s known for outdoor activities. The city's British colonial past shows in its Victorian architecture, including stately Craigdarroch Castle mansion. Butchart Gardens, with 55 acres of vivid floral displays, plus statuary, water features and a carousel, is one of many formal gardens in the city.  More on Victoria here

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Cruising Alaska...  In Princess Style

Princess Cruise Line's EMERALD PRINCESS

  

One of the brightest jewels in the Princess Cruise Line crown, Emerald Princess

is everything you would expect from such a modern, luxurious ship.

As with most PCL ships, it's all about choices. A vast array of amazing dining

options will keep you satisfied around the clock.  Visit the Lotus Spa with

its myriad treatments, and the Lotus Fitness Center where you can stay

trim from all the delicious cuisine. You'll enjoy watching Movies Under the Stars, and will have nearly 900 balcony staterooms from which to choose.  And for this sailing enjoy the freedom of all new Princess MedallionClass™. 

With the OceanMedallion you can experience a personalized and hassle-free vacation, so you can do more of what you love. Plus, enjoy land-like connectivity thanks to MedallionNet, the best wi-fi at sea.

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Cabin Options and Pricing

Oceanview Cabin                             from $1,535 per person, double occupancy

Balcony Cabin                                   from $1,835 per person, double occupancy 

Full Suite with Balcony Cabin          pricing varies, ask us!

Mini-Suite with Balcony Cabin         from $2,185 per person, double occupancy

Inside Cabin                                     from $1,135 per person, double occupancy 

Double

Occupancy

Inside Cabin                                     from $1,904 per person, single occupancy 

Oceanview Cabin                             from $2,704 per person, single occupancy

Balcony Cabin                                  from $3,304 per person, single occupancy 

Mini-Suite with Balcony Cabin        from $4,004 per person, single occupancy

Full Suite with Balcony Cabin         pricing varies, ask us!

Single

Occupancy

Add an additional $266 per person for taxes, cruise fees & port-related expenses to the above rates(taxes subject to change)

Chumley's BearCruise Package Pricing: 

The package prices listed here include our contracted cruise line rates.  Other promotional rates may apply 

at the time we receive your registration, possibly resulting in a lower quote in our response to you.

 

Your Chumley’s BearCruise package rate includes:

 

  • 7 nights’ accommodations

  • All shipboard meals

  • Limited Beverages (includes coffee, tea and iced tea)

  • All cruise line's shipboard entertainment 

  • Private CBC Facebook group access to get to know others and to keep up with important trip details

  • Access to negotiated pricing at the official CBC host hotel ($)

  • Access to all exclusive pre-cruise and shipboard private CBC dances, parties and events

  • Access to private group dining area

  • Access to optional private CBC shore excursions ($)

  • Exclusive gifts for CBC guests

  • Personalized participant badge 

Your Chumley’s PLUS Group Rate (shown above) also includes:

 

  • Princess Cruise Line's Premier Beverage Package (click for details)

  • WiFi for one device per guest

  • Gratuities

Additional package pricing available for triple or quad occupancy as well as for Full Suite Cabins.

Please click here or select the link to our registration form at the bottom of this page so we may accurately provide a no-obligation quote for the best price based on your criteria and interests. 

Contact Carlos at springbears@cgta.com should you have questions.

 

*Fares are per guest, based on double occupancy and apply to minimum lead-in categories of the cabin type shown above. Fares are on a space-available basis at time of booking. Additional short-term promotional prices may be available at the time of booking. Rates are available for single/triple/quad cabins. Fares may be capacity controlled and are subject to change.

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the Registration Form for this sailing...  it will show you details on cabin

selection and pricing, and once completed and submitted will generate our travel

experts to contact you to discuss the best price and availability for your needs. 

 

Remember that there is no obligation for you to submit the Registration Form, you

will have the opportunity to decide whether or not you'd like to join us once contacted.  

Mini Suite with Balcony

323 sq. ft. cabin with balcony, tub/shower