In Crystal Cruises®, Gallivanting the Globe

WEEK 1 TO THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE, IN PHOTOS

It’s been seven adventure-filled days since Crystal Serenity left Seward, en route for the Northwest Passage. Guests have kept busy exploring the communities of Kodiak, Dutch Harbor and Nome. Of course, they’ve also enjoyed the ship’s amenities and entertainment on sea-faring days. The following images are some of the week’s highlights, as seen through the lens.

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In Crystal Cruises®, Gallivanting the Globe

MOBY WHO? MEET KODIAK’S MOST FAMOUS WHALE

Many people find shells at the beach. Other beachgoers find sea glass. Occasionally, someone finds a long lost message in a bottle. But not Stacy Studebaker. In May of 2000, the retired teacher was walking along Alaska’s Pasagshak Beach when she found a dead Gray Whale as long as the buses that used to bring her students to school.

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In Crystal Cruises®, Gallivanting the Globe

JOIN US ON THE INSIDE – OF THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE

Icebergs in Ilulissat, Greenland (Photo by © Alan49 | Dreamstime.com)

More than two years of planning. Another two years of anticipation. Countless hours of mentally preparing – packing, researching, imagining the unknown journey ahead.

Crystal’s Northwest Passage cruise is finally set to embark today as Crystal Serenity departs Seward, Alaska en route through one of the most elusive regions of the world. Captain Birger J. Vorland is pioneering this journey, accompanied by a host of accomplished expedition crew and officers, and even more specialized equipment and technology.

We’re ready. And we’re bringing you with us. Virtually, at least.

The ship is filled to capacity with travelers who just could not miss out on our first-ever …

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In Crystal Cruises®, Gallivanting the Globe

LADIES & GENTLEMEN, THIS IS YOUR CAPTAIN SPEAKING

In his decades with Crystal, Captain Vorland has demonstrated distinguished leadership and expert knowledge that has helped our beautiful ships navigate some of the most innovative itineraries throughout the world, allowing the world’s most discerning travelers to experience new cultures and adventures in ways only Crystal can deliver.

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