With its spectacular natural beauty, iconic wildlife, rich cultural heritage, and fascinating Gold Rush history, Alaska is a must-see destination and on the ultimate list for many UK cruisers. However, with American Queen Voyages, you’ll be taken close enough to be transformed by the experience.

Brand-new ship to explore without limits  

You’ll be one of the first to experience a truly innovative design that brings a new level of responsible travel. Built for exploration in earth’s most fragile places, Ocean Victory uses the cleanest available fuel, offers unique access to wilderness waters, and provides an unparalleled platform for discovery. She joined our fleet in 2021 and there is no better way to experience the true Alaska.

Ocean Victory is well equipped to explore, with her Expedition Lecture Room, Voyager Library, Kayak Platform, Zodiac Station and even a mudroom! Plus all the amenities you’d expect on a modern vessel such as pool, Polar Spa, Fitness Centre, Jacuzzi and Bars/restaurant.

Voyage in the company of true experts 

On a American Queen Voyages Alaska sailings onboard Ocean Victory,™ you’ll sail and explore un the company of true experts. Joined by a team of onboard naturalists, and special guest scientific experts, you and your traveling companions will delve deep into Alaska at its most authentic. You’ll attend engaging onboard presentations and activities.

 

 

Embrace nature, expedition and environment with included shore excursions

You’ll enjoy shore excursions to fascinating, seldom-visited locations. And head out on spontaneous Zodiac boat and kayak expeditions. Whether eavesdropping on whale conversations, honing your nature photography skills with expert guidance, exploring hidden coves and towering glaciers, discovering the myths behind Tlingit totems, or learning what scientists are doing to protect Alaska’s most fragile environments, you’ll encounter the real Alaska, not the one you see in brochures.

 

Experiences include:

  • EXPLORE SELDOM-VISITED DESTINATIONS BY KAYAK AND ZODIAC BOAT.
  • EMBARK ON SPUR-OF-THE-MOMENT SIGHTINGS AND DISCOVERIES WITH OUR TEAM OF 20 SPECIALLY TRAINED EXPEDITION TEAM MEMBERS.
  • LEARN ABOUT ALASKA’S COASTAL RESILIENCE FROM THE SITKA SOUND SCIENCE CENTER.
  • INTERACT WITH RESEARCH STUDENTS AND FACULTY FROM CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY CENTER FOR COASTAL MARINE SCIENCES AND PARTICIPATE IN ACTIVE MARINE RESEARCH.
  • MEET SCIENTISTS AND WHALE RESEARCHERS FROM FIVE FINGER LIGHTHOUSE, AND USE A HYDROPHONE TO LISTEN TO WHALE CALLS.
  • ENHANCE YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF ALASKA WITH ONBOARD TALKS IN OUR EXPEDITION LOUNGE.
Humpback Whale Alaska

Start planning your Alaska escape now. And you can be here on day one — discovering the real Alaska with our team of onboard naturalists, scientific experts and your fellow adventurers.

 

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