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Rocky Mountaineer tours can be added to Cunard's new shore excursions

Rocky Mountaineer tours can be added to Cunard's new shore excursions

Luxury cruise line Cunard has announced exciting new shore excursions for when the brand returns to Alaska with Queen Elizabeth's 2019 voyages.

READ MORE: Cunard expands its voyages; adds new sailings for 2020

Round-trip sailings from Vancouver

Queen Elizabeth will sail four 10-night Alaska voyages roundtrip from Vancouver, departing May 21, 31, June 10 and 20, 2019 with port calls in Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, Sitka, Icy Strait Point and Victoria.

 Highlights include scenic cruising through the famous Inside Passage, Tracy Arm Fjord, and Hubbard Glacier.

"As Cunard returns to Alaska, we're thrilled to offer guests the most exciting ways to explore and enjoy the region's epic landscapes and culture," said Josh Leibowitz, SVP Cunard North America. "Our 10-day round-trip Vancouver itinerary offers guests more time and more ports with breathtaking shore excursions such as discovering the secrets to catching and cooking fresh Alaskan salmon or dog sledding across a massive glacier. We invite Cunard guests to experience Alaska in ways that speak to their individual interests and passions like never before."

Cunard will offer more than 140 shore excursions in Alaska.

Additional excursions include:

  • White Pass Scenic Railway -- Luxury Class
  • Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show & Crab Feast
  • ATV Expedition
  • Ghosts & Goodtime Girls Walking Tour
  • Wilderness Cruise & Silverking Lodge Seafood Feast
  • Misty Fjords Seaplane Exploration
  • Exclusive Burro Creek Waterfall Lodge & Crab Feast

Cunard will also offer pre-and post-voyage Rocky Mountaineer rail tours, which include either three- or five-nights' accommodation and two full days aboard the train. The expedition travels through a spectacular array of scenery including the glacier and snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies, winding river canyons, mountain passes and remarkable tunnels.