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Royal Caribbean offers free upgrades for 2017 Alaska bookings

Royal Caribbean offers free upgrades for 2017 Alaska bookings

Royal Caribbean International opened bookings for 2017 Alaska cruises with a free upgrade offer. Explorer of the Seas and Radiance of the Seas will sail seven-night itineraries, with Explorer operating round-trip Seattle and Radiance sailing between Vancouver, BC, and Seward.

New in 2017 are two 12-night cruise-tours exclusive to Royal Caribbean. The Kantishna Select Wilderness & Wildlife cruise-tour explores Denali’s wilderness with local experts. Participants will hike the Exit Glacier, go on a kayak and bike adventure at Eklutna Lake and travel by rail from the Denali National Park and Preserve to Fairbanks. The cruise-tour includes two nights of exclusive accommodations at a Kantishna backcountry lodge, nestled in an idyllic setting on the bend of a river.

The Katmai Bear Trek & Kantishna Fly Over cruise-tour offers the chance to see American brown bears hunting in their natural habitat with an extraordinary close and unobstructed view in the Katmai Park and Preserve. Cruise-tour participants will have two nights in Denali or Anchorage, before or after the cruise.

Alaska excursions, meanwhile, include the opportunity to ride a 1,320-foot zip line at Icy Strait Point or whale-watch in Stephen's Passage from Juneau. There's a floatplane adventure in Misty Fjords wildnerness from Ketchikan and, from Skagway, travelers can take a 4x4 trek through Tongass National Rainforest or visit Musher's Camp for a hands-on lesson in dog sledding. Attractions at Victoria, BC, include the 100-year-old Butchart Gardens, a National Historic Site.

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