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.
Come and explore the undeveloped east end of Roatan from the comfort of an air-conditioned bus or minivan. Experience the beautiful landscape traveling along the central ridge of the island looking down at the turquoise water and infringing reef on both sides of the island. Then board an island style boat for a narrated trip through the historic 2-mile long Dixon Cove Harbour. Following the boat ride, it's on to YUBU - The Garifuna Experience, where you will witness a performance by the local Garifuna dancers.
Pete Dye's newest creation is a 7,200 yard, par 72, 18-hole championship course nestled among the sloping hills of Roatan and the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea. Come mix the best greens with the best blues at The Black Pearl.
Perhaps no island in the Caribbean offers more distinctive or easily accessible dive sites than Roatan. The island's reefs and walls are teeming with colorful marine life that is ideally suited for novices and experts alike, unrivaled anywhere in the Caribbean. Divers are comfortably and safely taken to two dive sites located a short ride away. This tour is limited to certified divers. Wetsuit not included.
Perhaps no island in the Caribbean offers more distinctive or easily accessible dive sites than Roatan. The island's reefs and walls are teeming with colorful marine life that is ideally suited for novices and experts alike. Anthony's Key Resort proudly offers a modern fleet of custom-built dive boats, which is unrivaled anywhere in the Caribbean. Divers are comfortably and safely taken to two dive sites located a short ride away. This tour is limited to certified divers. Wetsuit not included.
Get up close and personal with the friendliest mammals of the sea. As you wade in waist deep water, you can interact with gentle dolphins for approximately 20 to 25 minutes. You can purchase a video of your encounter and visit the museum and gift shop at Anthony's Key Resort. Minimum Age is 4 years to participate.
Roatan's rich marine eco-systems make it a great destination for some fishing fun. The fishing boat will pick you up at the cruise ship dock where your adventure will begin. Your experienced captain will navigate the channels and points where schools of fish are normally found and where desired species hunt. The catch of the day may include black and blue-fin tuna, mahi-mahi (dorado); white, stripped and blue marlin and sailfish among others. CPR (catch-picture-release) is strictly enforced on all billfish and non-edible species.
The glass-bottom boat departs from a beautiful bay to admire the coral reef from the large clear glass windows of a semi sub-marine that does not submerge. A moving underwater observatory a few feet below surface, comfortably seated in the air-conditioned section, guided on board by an expert dive master explaining the underwater environment. Shopping in West End Village and relax watching ethnic dance performance.
Stroll nature trails or walk across the pond via a rope bridge. Interact with the parrots and macaws in the Bird Sanctuary. At the Monkey Refuge see spider, white face, and howler monkeys. At Gumbalimba Park you will find many things to spark your curiosity and love the outdoors.
Take a short transfer to the dock and board you Jolly Roger Catamaran for a day of adventure. You will sail along Roatan's coastline in route to the snorkel site. Marvel at the underwater scenery with spectacular coral formations and tropical fish. Back on board the catamaran, relax and enjoy a buffet lunch and an open bar. Please refer to full description for restrictions.
Maya Key the quintessential Caribbean getaway that offers everything you would expect from a tropical destination and much more! This peaceful 11.5 acre private key conveniently located just three minutes across the bay from the Roatan cruise pier and is the perfect location for you to maximize your time in Roatan. White sand beaches and crystal-clear Caribbean waters can be yours to enjoy within minutes of arriving in Roatan. Departures to Maya Keya are at a set schedule, however return from Maya Key back to the ship are approx. every half hour at your discretion. Please remember when planning your day that guests must be back on board the ship a minimum of 30 minutes prior to sailing time.
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.