• Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In

Whittier Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Destination
Whittier

Traveler rating

Excellent

243

Very Good

118

Average

66

Poor

42

Terrible

15

Cruise type

118 Whittier Cruise Reviews


Britboys avatar

Britboys

5 Reviews Written

26 Helpful Votes

A Brit Abroad - an Englishman's view of Princess in Alaska

|

Getting to Alaska Our flight to Seattle was on a Virgin Airlines Boeing 787 in Economy. We had looked to upgrade to Premium Economy but the price was prohibitive. It was a good flight with decent food and great ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2019


Softumpire avatar

Softumpire

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Alaska is the Top of your Wish List

Princess always has been and is still the best cruise line for Alaskan cruises. The itinerary is the best. The cabin was a balcony, the only way to go in Alaska. The cabin steward was extremely efficient and was ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2019


kapsays avatar

kapsays

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Best Excursion Ever

This cruise was the second leg of a B2B. It included the most interesting excursion we've likely ever done....or at least one at the very top. We visited the Kroschel Animal Sanctuary near Haines, Alaska. Getting ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2018


patienttype avatar

patienttype

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

Exceptional Sunny Weather

The dates and itinerary of this cruise fit our needs well. Prior to embarking on the seven-night cruise, our package included a full day in Fairbanks and a day in Denali National Park. We enjoyed the land-portion of ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2018


tjfan001 avatar

tjfan001

1 Review Written

A decent trip filled with wonders but some improvements are needed

We took the trip as a group of my wife's high school reunion. This was the first time we had a cruise ship trip. The scenes along Alaska shore were spectacular. The meals, especially dinner, were great. The product ...
Read More

3 photos

Sail Date September 2018


Cptndunsel avatar

Cptndunsel

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Mixed bag - AK southbound

3rd cruise on Princess, first in 11 years. Normally we go Royal but this was the only itinerary hitting both Hubbard Glacier and Glacier Bay. Bad weather. Fog out of Whittier which plagued us for 3 days. We only ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2018


Michelle F. avatar

Michelle F.

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Alaskan Cruise - Check!

Princess is a great ship, friendly staff, Clean and Balcony view was amazing. Dining had excellent food and the Wait staff made you feel like you were family. Entertainment was great- Music and shows were top ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2018


electrician513 avatar

electrician513

2 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Cruise was great, the whales were swimming along side the ship on Friday

Did land tour 3 days prior to the ship. Land tour was very busy the big event..Denali could not be seen, but a lot of other animals were seen and the scenery is breathtaking. Ship is older but everything worked ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2018


MichelleandAlex avatar

MichelleandAlex

2 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

Great time in Alaska

We were a group of 5, 2 of which had never cruised before. Thought the ship was very nice, comfortable, no complaints. Service was all very good (from embarkation, dining, housekeeping, shore excursions, bars, ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2017


nmarcot avatar

nmarcot

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Star Princess-- Land and Sea

We had been planning for this cruise for over a year as part of our 40th anniversary celebration. This was our 3rd cruise and overall the experience, both on the land and sea portions, were generally positive. The ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2017


Animal65JJJ avatar

Animal65JJJ

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time ocean cruise

27 years ago I was on a Nile River cruise but had never been on an ocean cruise. So as a newbie my eyes were wide open. We booked this Princess cruise tour because it was the best fit with available dates using my ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2017


CCEB avatar

CCEB

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Alaska cruise - Whittier to Vancouver

Chose Princess for price and based on its reviews. Did the land package before the cruise, 1 night McKinley Lodge, lodge ok, bit older and rustic, great views of Denali Mountain. if it's out! Took bus ride down to ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2017


edrobichaud avatar

edrobichaud

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Family reunion

Booked 2 mini-suites thru travel agent. We also did the land portion in Fairbanks. Excellent sight-seeing and food/drink service on the Princess train to Whittier. Good balcony spaces (port side - land view headed ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2017


Murph76 avatar

Murph76

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Fun trip

I arrived in Fairbanks and was excited to take the well planned and educational excursions there and in Denali. The 9.5 hour train trip was beautiful and a great way to meet more new friends! The cruise ship was ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2017


Granny Liz avatar

Granny Liz

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

First time with Princess and loved it!

I have wanted to cruise Alaska for a while and this cruise was arranged for us after a fortnight in an RV touring the Canadian Rockies. The flight from Vancouver to Anchorage, hotel and train were all arranged ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2017


samandlibby avatar

samandlibby

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Fabulous cruise and staff was so accommodating

I chose this cruise for the stops and the fact that it was a southbound cruise and the dates fit into my calendar. It was a great cruise. We did have a hiccup and were not able to dock in Skagway due to a ...
Read More

Sail Date September 2017


dragonslayer199 avatar

dragonslayer199

1 Review Written

Great cruise on land and ship until the last day onboard

What a fantastic bucket list trip. Started in Fairbanks and a day alone going up the Dalton Highway following The Alaskan pipeline north. Flew back from Cold-foot. Fairbanks was great....riverboat cruise and gold ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2017


buckeyecruiser44081 avatar

buckeyecruiser44081

8 Reviews Written

10 Helpful Votes

2nd time in less than a year!!

This is the same trip that we made last year except this time it was with a group of friends. The last time we were on the Island Princess we took the ship from Whittier, AK to Vancouver, BC, to Ft. Lauderdale, ...
Read More

Sail Date August 2017


Iceman721 avatar

Iceman721

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

The Denali Land Tour was Outstanding!

I must start off by saying the best thing of all was the weather!!!!! We went on this same cruise in 2003 and enjoyed it enough to go back and hope for better weather. Most days in our 2003 trip were cloudy and ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2017


Murphy125 avatar

Murphy125

4 Reviews Written

7 Helpful Votes

Coral Princess July 2017

Ports of call were great. Most lodges were nice but lots of coach riding and trains. Saw very little wildlife but weather was fabulous. Got to see Denali finally after the clouds passed. I felt excursions were ...
Read More

Sail Date July 2017


tls416 avatar

tls416

2 Reviews Written

9 Helpful Votes

Amazing Glaciers!

We chose this cruise because it was our 40th wedding anniversary. After research and talking with our travel agent we found out that Princess had it's own lodges for the land portion we wanted and was one of the ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2017


idjaffe avatar

idjaffe

5 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Alaskaaaahhhhh

Overall a great cruise. Food was the best we have ever had on any cruise-line. Drinks were properly made and served. Cabin was a little small - but we expected that. Unfortunately, the weather was not good - ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2017


AgouraTraveler avatar

AgouraTraveler

8 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Recommend

This cruise, combined with a land tour, was an excellent way to see Alaska. In every port we focused on activities such as sight-seeing, whale watching, visiting glaciers, native villages, and National Park Visitor ...
Read More

Sail Date May 2017


ezstreet avatar

ezstreet

4 Reviews Written

14 Helpful Votes

The beauty of Alaska neutralizes any negatives!

My husband and I enjoyed this Cruise/Tour 4 years ago and loved it. I decided it would be a great trip to use to introduce my sister and my two cousins to cruising (hubby stayed home with the pups). This was my ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2017


KARENMAZ avatar

KARENMAZ

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Great Cruise

We chose the Coral Princess as we knew that the mattresses had been replaced recently. (We had problems with this on a prior Princess cruise.) The mattress was great! This was the first time we had a mini-suite ...
Read More

Sail Date June 2017


Never Miss a Deal!
Subscribe and Save
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Find a Cruise

Easily compare prices from multiple sites with one click

Other Cruise Styles from Whittier Reviews

Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.