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January 8, 2007
NEW ALASKAN LAND, SEA AND AIR ADVENTURES
FOR ROYAL CARIBBEAN GUESTS
A once-in-a-lifetime voyage to Alaska just got more exciting for guests
aboard Royal Caribbean cruises. A number of new, breathtaking shore
excursions are now available that take touring America's last great frontier
to a new level of adventure on land, at sea and even in the sky:
Dog sledding on the Mendenhall Glacier (Juneau)
Guests travel by helicopter to view deep crevasses and glacier-carved peaks
from above. You will also enjoy the awe-inspiring natural beauty of Alaska
while sledding under the direction of instructors at the Mendenhall Glacier
Land and sea photo safari (Juneau)
The waterways of Juneau's Channel Islands provide a picturesque setting for
professional photography lessons, using the natural landscape of the area
and marine wildlife as your subject matter.
Yukon exploration & White Pass scenic railway (Skagway)
Travel by motor coach along the Skagway River Canyon over the summit of
White Pass into Canada's historic Yukon Territory. You will retrace the
paths of original gold seekers, exploring popular sites such as Pitchfork
Falls, White Pass Summit and Dead Horse Gulch. Then take a scenic rail
journey on the White Pass and Yukon route railroad.
Glacier Point wilderness safari (Skagway)
Traverse through deep fjords, amazing rain forests and majestic mountains on
this guided safari. The adventure includes a catamaran cruise through
Alaska's deepest fjord, a nature walk offering stunning views of the
Davidson Glacier and canoeing among blue icebergs.
Anan Creek bear watch (Ketchikan)
Remote and beautiful Anan Creek provides the natural setting a truly unique
and exclusive Alaska excursion. Climb aboard a float plane that takes you
to one of the most coveted bear-viewing venues in the state.
Mountain Point snorkeling adventure (Ketchikan)
Immerse yourself in Alaska's sea world by snorkeling the clam and clear
waters of Mountain Point. You will experience a close-up view of
multicolored sea stars, urchins, sea cucumbers and giant sunflower stars,
among other creatures.
Space on these and other Alaska shore excursions is limited, so reservations
should be made well in advance. Contact your CruiseCompete.com agent for
more details and book an Alaska adventure that you will never forget.
Regarding the American Express Platinum Card Benefits story: there are very
strict terms and conditions which must apply in order to receive the
benefits we described in our last newsletter. In addition, these offers
cannot be used in conjunction with other offers. In most cases, the
amenities offered by our agents are the best available in the marketplace.