Carnival Cruise Lines to increase capacity in Alaska with Carnival Freedom sailing from Seattle in 2021
Monday 28th October 2019, 12:05pm
Carnival Freedom to Operate Week-Long Glacier Route Cruises from Seattle, Joins Carnival Miracle Offering 10- and 11-Day Voyages from San Francisco. Carnival Cruise Line will increase its presence in Alaska, deploying Carnival Freedom from Seattle beginning in April 2021, operating Carnival’s popular week-long Glacier Route voyages, and joining Carnival Miracle which will operate 10- and 11-day Alaska cruises from San Francisco beginning in May 2021.
“Alaska is a ‘bucket list’ destination that offers a unique combination of fascinating wildlife and unique cultural and sightseeing opportunities. We’re delighted to provide our guests with even more opportunities to Choose Fun as they experience and explore the beauty and majesty of Alaska,” said Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line.
Carnival Freedom’s Week-Long Alaska Voyages from Seattle
Carnival Freedom will operate 21 Alaska cruises from the Port of Seattle from 27th April to 22nd September 2021, departing every Tuesday. Port calls on the week-long Glacier Route voyages include Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan, as well as Victoria, B.C., and scenic cruising of Tracy Arm Fjord. There’s also an eight-day cruise featuring Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Icy Strait Point, Victoria and cruising Tracy Arm Fjord.
Carnival Freedom offers a wide range of onboard amenities, including dining venues ranging from casual choices such as Bonsai Sushi Express and Guy’s Burger Joint developed in partnership with Food Network star Guy Fieri to an elegant reservations-only steakhouse, along with a luxurious spa and a spectacular WaterWorks aqua park. Hundreds of balcony staterooms and suites – perfect for watching the passing scenery – are available as well.
Prior to its Alaska programme, Carnival Freedom will operate a 17-day Carnival Journeys Panama Canal cruise from Galveston to Seattle from 10th to 27th April 2021, with stops in Colombia, Costa Rica and Mexico. Following its summer in Alaska, Carnival Freedom will reposition from Seattle to Fort Lauderdale with a 17-day Carnival Journeys Panama Canal sailing from 22nd September to 9th October 2021, calling in Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Mexico before launching a winter schedule of six- and eight-day eastern and southern Caribbean cruises beginning 9th October 2021.
Carnival Miracle’s Two- to 16-Day Voyages from San Francisco and San Diego
Carnival Miracle, which launches Carnival’s first-ever service from San Francisco in March 2020, will return to San Francisco in 2021 to operate a summer schedule of 10- and 11-day Alaska cruises that visit some of the region’s most beautiful and popular ports. Ten-day cruises call at Juneau, Skagway, and Icy Strait Point or Ketchikan, Victoria, and scenic cruising of Tracy Arm while the 11-day cruises include calls in both Icy Strait Point and Ketchikan. The ship will also operate a series of 16-day Carnival Journeys Hawaii cruises. The programme also includes unique four-day long weekend cruises to Ensenada.
Carnival Miracle will also sail from San Diego in 2021-22 offering two- to six-day voyages visiting a variety of destinations in Mexico and Baja California, including Ensenada, Catalina Island, and Cabo San Lucas, as well as series of 15-day Carnival Journeys cruises to Hawaii. Carnival Miracle’s San Diego-based schedule runs from 3rd October 2021 to 18th April 2022.
Source: Carnival Cruise Lines