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Princess Cruises Guarantees Northern Lights On Each 2024 Alaska Cruise

Northern Lights in Alaska
Northern Lights in Alaska [Image courtesy Princess Cruises]
The Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, is a fascinating, natural spectacle, best seen on board a Princess Cruises sailing to Alaska. The cruise line has announced its “North to Alaska with Princess” program with new immersive experiences for the 55th Anniversary 2024 Cruise and Cruisetour Season. Those dreamy images of green and purple colors swirling in the northern sky are a magical experience and something all guests sailing this summer to Alaska with Princess Cruises are guaranteed to see.

See the Northern Lights on a Princess Cruise to Alaska in 2024

Set to debut for Princess Cruises’ 55th Anniversary 2024 cruise and cruisetour season, the new immersive Voyage to the Stars experience forms part of the cruise line’s award-winning North to Alaska with Princess program. Set to debut this year, the program strengthens the overall guest connection in the Great Land, Alaska.

Cruising Alaska
Cruising Alaska [Image Princess Cruises on Facebook]
This year, guests on a Princess Cruise will enter a planetarium in the Princess Theater to enjoy a front-row seat to the Northern Lights presentation. This wonderful presentation will reveal the beauty and wonder of this natural phenomenon, with live imagery, designed to engage adults and children alike.

Terry Thornton, Chief Commercial Officer of Princess Cruises said in a press release:

Each season in Alaska we strive to deliver enriching experiences for our guests to feel immersed in the beauty and local culture of this spectacular destination.

After receiving our highest guest satisfaction ranking ever last season, we knew we wanted to design elevated programming to further connect our guests to all of the wonders of the 49th state for our 55th anniversary season.

14 unique itineraries in Alaska

Cruising Alaska
Cruising Alaska [Image Princess Cruises on Facebook]
This year, Princess Cruises will launch 158 departures on 14 unique itineraries with 17 destinations, including five glacier viewing experiences on seven of its ships. Moreover, the cruise line’s 55th anniversary season includes 91 visits to Glacier Bay National Park. This cruising experience offers guests the “Voyage of the Glaciers” itineraries between Anchorage (Whittier) and Vancouver, BC. This also includes Inside Passage sailings roundtrip from Seattle, San Francisco and Vancouver, BC.

The North to Alaska by Princess program is unique to Princess Cruises and is designed by experts to showcase local storytellers, the flavors of Alaska, cultural experiences and more. Meanwhile, additional North to Alaska by Princess itineraries for 2024 include 13 new shore excursions as follows:

– Juneau

  • Highlights: Glacier Gardens and Whale Park
  • Treadwell: Living History Walk of Alaska’s Lost Mine.

– Ketchikan

  • Crab feast at George Inlet Lodge
  • Exclusive Flightseeing & Taste of Alaska.

– Skagway

  • On Friday and Sunday calls only – White Pass Steam Train to Bennett Lake

– Haines

  • Stories of Haines E-Bike Tour
  • Stories of Haines E-Moped Tour
  • Port Chilkoot Distillery Tour & Tastings

– Sitka

  • Advanced Mountain Bike Adventure
  • Metal Torching Alaska Art Class
  • Guide’s Choice Hike
  • Marine Expedition & Wildlife Quest
  • WaveRunner Island Exploration

Read more about the Alaska Cruises’ Flavors of Alaska and more on the Princess Cruises website.


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