Carnival Splendor to Operate 14-Day Alaska Cruise Round-Trip from Long Beach

Continuing the expansion of its popular Carnival Journeys longer duration enrichment sailings, Carnival Splendor will offer a 14-day Alaskan adventure round-trip from Long Beach, California.

It will feature awe-inspiring sites such as majestic Hubbard Glacier and a day-long visit to Icy Strait Point, an unspoiled wilderness area offering some of the best whale and bear watching in the state and the world’s longest zip-line.

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The voyage will depart Long Beach on Aug. 25 and return Sept. 8, 2018.

In addition to a full day at Hubbard Glacier and Icy Strait Point, the 14-day cruise will feature the spectacular destinations of of Ketchikan, Skagway, Juneau and Sitka, Alaska, along with a day-long call at Victoria, British Columbia.

In addition to unique cultural opportunities and historic landmarks, each of these destinations offers awe-inspiring natural wonders, including calving glaciers, magnificent fjords, and native sea and animal life. A wide variety of shore excursions – such as helicopter flightseeing, rainforest canopy tours, hiking, canoeing,kayaking, and alpine lake snorkeling – will also be available.

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The 14-day Carnival Journeys Alaska cruise will also feature unique on-board experiences where guests can enjoy local cuisine, entertainment, and cultural opportunities within the various ports of call.  Activities focusing topics such as photography, cooking, arts and crafts, and a 1980s-themed “Throwback Sea Day” will be offered as well.

Guests aboard Carnival Splendor can also enjoy the ship’s many on board features and amenities, including a classic American-style steakhouse, the luxurious Cloud 9 Spa, and a retractable dome covering the main pool area that also houses the ship’s massive Seaside Theatre LED screen.  Kids can have an amazing cruise experience with supervised programs catering to three age groups – Camp Ocean (2-11), Circle “C” (12-14) and Club O2 (15-17), along with fun activities that are part of Seuss at Sea, an exclusive partnership with Dr. Seuss Enterprises.

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The 14-day Carnival Splendor cruise complements the line’s wide-ranging Alaska schedule that includes a two-week-long voyage round-trip from Long Beach aboard Carnival Miracle in September 2017 and 38 seven- and eight-day voyages aboard Carnival Legend in summer and fall 2017-18.  Several of the seven-day cruises feature a day cruising Glacier Bay National Park, a UNESCO Heritage Site.

All of Carnival’s 2017-18 Alaska cruises aboard Carnival Splendor, Carnival Legend, and Carnival Miracle are currently open for reservations. For additional information and reservations for any of the line’s departures, contact any travel agent or visit

About Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival, a unit of Carnival Corporation & plc (NYSE/LSE: CCL; NYSE: CUK), is “The World’s Most Popular Cruise Line®” with 25 ships operating three- to 16-day voyages to The Bahamas, Caribbean, Mexican Riviera, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada, New England, Bermuda,  Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands.  Two 133,500-ton Vista-class ships are currently scheduled for delivery–Carnival Horizon in 2018 and an as-yet-unnamed vessel in 2019.  Additionally, two new 180,000-ton ships are scheduled to enter service in 2020 and 2022.


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Dana Lawson
Dana Lawson
Dana Lawson is a writer and editor who lives in Parrish, Florida, with her husband and son. She has been on several cruises and loves to explore new destinations!

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