Welcome to the Alaska Cruise Association
Since 1867, when regular boat service from the contiguous U.S. to Alaska began, the Inside Passage along Alaska’s Southeast coast has been the journey of a lifetime for generations.
The cruise lines that serve Alaska are proud to carry on the 100-plus-year tradition of helping passengers experience Alaska’s grandeur, diverse cultures and natural beauty. The Alaska Cruise Association (ACA) is an Alaska-based nonprofit organization established to build partnerships between local businesses, communities and cruise companies. ACA collaborates with businesses and public leaders to improve relationships, increase economic benefits for Alaskans and proactively address environmental concerns so Alaska will continue to enjoy the benefits of being a premier destination for many years to come.