Your journey begins in Canada's stunning city of Vancouver, full of lush rainforests and the panoramic skyline of the North Shore Mountains. Experience the Pacific Coast's fjord-like channels where orcas swim, bears roam, and eagles soar above. Be amazed by the dramatic windswept coastline, the fertile hills of the famous wine region of Napa Valley and sunny beaches in California.
Day 1 Vancouver, Canada
Welcome to Vancouver, framed by the Pacific Ocean and Coast Mountains. A world of wonder awaits as you step on board and raise your glass to toast the start of your luxurious cruise. Meals: B
Day 2 Seattle, Washington
Seattle, a city on Puget Sound, is surrounded by water, mountains, and evergreen forests, and home to thousands of acres of parkland.
Freechoice: Take the opportunity to visit the Boeing Future of flight Aviation Center, or set off for the Pike Place market for a tasting tour. Alternatively, discover the highlights of Seattle on a guided tour. Meals: B, L, D
Day 3 Victoria, Canada
Victoria may be many miles from Great Britain, but it has the most British vibe. Between visiting flower gardens and castles and stopping at pubs, one could easily forget about the Pacific Ocean lapping the other side of Vancouver Island. The influence of tge First Nations culture is also strong with totem poles taking a front-and-center position on the inner Harbor.
Freechoice: Visit the beautiful Butchart Gardens, or join a tour of the local breweries. Alternatively, head out on a whale watching tour. Meals: B, L, D
Day 4 Astoria, USA
With Victorian-era homes etched into the hills overlooking the Columbia River, this picturesque settlement (the oldest west of the Rockies) is a port city with Scandanavian flavor.
Freechoice: Learn about Fort Stevens on a maritime history tour, or take a city tour of Astoria. If you're feeling active, join a walk along the river or a biking tour. Meals: B, L, D
Day 5 At Sea
Relaxation beckons, and with so many choices on board you will wonder how time passes so quickly. Meals: B, L, D
Day 6 Eureka
Take in this city which is the largest deep water port between San Francisco and Coos Bay. Eureka once played a major role in the historic west lumber trade, and is home to hundreds of significant Victoria-era homes, including the natonally recognized Carson Mansion.
Freechoice: Get an insight into Victorian craftsmanship at the blue Ox Millworks Historic Park, or join an oyster tour while in the 'Oyster Capital of California.' Alternatively, choose a guided hike through Headquarters Forest Reserve. Meals: B, L, D
Day 7 San Francisco
Sitting between the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra Nevada mountains, laid-back San Fransisco is 'The City by the Bay' and is home to an eclectic mix of cultures and the world-famous Golden Gate Bridge.
Freechoice: Visit one of the world's most notorious prisons, Alcatraz, or choose a wine tour in the Napa Valley, or join a photography tour.
Enrich: Step back in time and visit San Fransisco during prohibition and surround yourself in the lives and culture of the Roaring 1920's. Interact with flappers, gangsters, and bootleggers during a 'choose-your-own-adventure' immersive theatrical experience full of extravagance and spectacle. Meals: B, L, D
Day 8 Monterey
Freechoice: Walk through Old Monterey and taste the local delicacies, or join a kayaking tour of the bay. Alternatively, a guided tour will reveal local highlights. Meals: B, L, D
Day 9 Santa Barbara
‘Welcome to paradise’ is a fitting expression for those visiting the coastal city of Santa Barbara. Called the American Riviera, Santa Barbara is a place where food, art, history, fashion, wine and sunshine mix to create a delightful and unique experience for all.
Freechoice: See the street art on a guided tour, or taste the wine of the local region. If you’re feeling active, choose to join a bike tour. Meals: B, L,D
Day 10 San Diego
Your cruise ends this morning in San Diego as you say farewell to your crew. Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight homeward. Meals: B