American Queen Voyages Partners With Rocky Mountaineer

A rendering of American Queen Voyages' Ocean Victory
A rendering of American Queen Voyages’ Ocean Victory

American Queen Voyages and Rocky Mountaineer are teaming up to offer the “City Stay Package,” a pre- and post-cruise rail offering for the inaugural season of the cruise line’s Ocean Victory, reports Cruise Industry News. The rail package is available as a journey through the Rocky Mountains between Calgary and Vancouver for six sailings between MAY and SEP 2022.

“The inaugural expedition season of the Ocean Victory in Alaska, made even more special with the Rocky Mountaineer program, is a magnificent add-on to our new expedition experience,” said Shawn Bierdz, chief operating officer at American Queen Voyages.

The “Landscapes & Luxury Rocky Mountaineer City Stay Package” is available as a 6-day pre-cruise option for guests booked on Ocean Victory on 02 and 23MAY; 13JUN; 04 and 25JUL; 15AUG; 05SEP, and as a 5-day post-cruise on 28MAY; 18JUN; 09 and 30JUL; 20AUG; and 10SEP.

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Expedition highlights include a 2-day Rocky Mountaineer train experience with GoldLeaf Service; hotel nights in Banff, Kamloops and two nights in Vancouver; either one or two half-day tours in Vancouver (Grouse Mountain and Capilano, Vancouver City Tour); a National Parks pass; luggage handling at hotels; and train station and airport transfers. The pre-cruise package includes an additional hotel night in Calgary and a full day sightseeing tour from Calgary to Banff.

The pre-cruise package includes an additional hotel night in Calgary and a full day sightseeing tour from Calgary to Banff, reports Cruise Industry News.

“We are thrilled to add American Queen Voyages as a cruise partner, offering our iconic luxury rail journeys through the Canadian Rockies to their guests,” said Jonathan Hope, managing director, sales, Rocky Mountaineer.

American Queen Voyages’ newest ship, the 186-guest Ocean Victory, sails 12- and 13-day journeys through Alaska’s Inside Passage. The expedition ship will sail between Vancouver, B.C. and Sitka, Alaska on 13-day sailings and feature ports of call that larger ships cannot access, including Baranof Island’s eastern coast. The itinerary features: a pre-cruise hotel stay in Vancouver, B.C.; Canadian Inside Passage; Fiordland (Kynoch Inlet); Ketchikan/Metlakatla; Misty Fjords National Monument; Wrangell/Stikine River Wilderness; Waterfall Coast/Baranof Wilderness; Petersburg/Le Conte Glacier; Tracy Arm/Endicott Glacier; Kake/Frederick Sound/Five Finger; and Sitka, Alaska. These journeys are available from MAY to SEP 2022.

For more information on American Queen Voyages, visit its web site.

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