Make the most of your vacation with a shore and land excursion that appeals to your interests. Knowledgeable, professional guides lead all excursions and offer special insights into the culture, history, wildlife, and geology of each destination. Discover first-hand how islanders went about the business of growing, harvesting and refining sugar in 18th century Barbados. Take an invigorating mush across a snow-covered glacier aboard an Alaskan dogsled. Or stroll through the maze of tiny streets in Mykonos, the birthplace of Apollo.
Enjoy two of the island's natural wonders the sulphur pond with its therapeutic ambiance and Grand Etang Crater Lake which was once a volcano and is now the setting for photos as you enjoy some refreshments in the cool rainforest.
After a safety briefing, you receive your river tubing equipment. Your guides will accompany you on the journey, gently spinning and swirling in the currents of the river. Stopping only in the pools along the way to catch your breath and then finally at the last pool, an opportunity for a swim before you enjoy a Rum Punch or local fruit juice.
Discover the scents and aromas of the "Isle of Spice" on this full day sightseeing tour by motor coach which includes lunch at the Belmont Estate, in the north-east of the island. There, you will have the opportunity of tasting some typical Creole dishes. After lunch, you will return to the pier through the rain forest over the mountains with a stop at Grand Etang, home of the Mona monkey, and Annandale Falls where you can take a short walk of the surrounding gardens.
Besides the fun one can have from the sailing alone, Grenada is worthy of being discovered not only from above but also below the sea. You sail up the western coast to the snorkel site. Afterwards make your way down south to a beautiful white sandy beach where you can swim, shop or simply relax.
Discover what the under water looks like with our "sit on top" double clear bottom kayaks. It's the next best thing to Snorkeling or Scuba Diving, view the popular divers' reefs and enjoy the underwater . You will then recover from the beauty of the under water world with a swim in the calm bay.
These brightly coloured buses takes you on a fun ride through the city. A quaint town with French and English influences and streets like San Francisco.Travelling over the hilltops, the Fort boasts panoramic views of the mountains and coastline. You will then be gently rocked through the country side to arrive at the Rum distillery for a little lesson in rum making. Then on the beach with your feet in the water and rum punch in your hand you end this Creole Escapade. Guests wishing to swim should bring a change of cloths and a towel.
Your tour includes visits to the villages of Marquis and Soubise as well as to the National Park Nature Centre at Grand Etang. Afterwards, a short but steep walk brings you to rushing water and hanging ferns to relax.
During your tour, you will explore the underwater flora and fauna as the glass bottom boat cruises along the coast. Observe the multi -colored fish and various forms of marine life which inhabit this area. Discover parrot fish, Sergeant Major, squirrel fish, coral, sea fans and much more. You will be surprised at what you can see in this underwater world without even getting wet!
Your tour takes you through many towns and villages in Grenada before brief stops at the Dougladston Spice Estate and Fort Frederick. You'll continue on to Grand Etang Lake and Annandale, where a short but steep walk will bring you to rushing water and hanging ferns.
Start your tour in an minivan (A/C) that takes you through the historical winding streets of St George for a guided visit of Fort Fredrick where you will see both the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. Then, welcome aboard the funny Donut Boats for a smooth cruise around the Lagoon site of Grenada's first town and the land locked inner harbour, The Carenage' to learn more about the island's history and culture while tasting Grenada's best Rums and local products.
Important: Please remember you have up to 4 days prior to your sail date to purchase your regular shore excursions online. If you are within the 4 days, you will then need to purchase your shore excursions onboard; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your Tour Director on the land portion of the Alaska Cruisetour. For example, if you are sailing on October 18, you can make Shore & Land Excursion purchases online until October 13.