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 a scenic drive to one of the newest beach restaurants on the Southeast Peninsula. This beach tour package includes beach chairs, a complimentary drink and round trip transportation. Enjoy and relax!
Head to Clay Villa Plantation House that was once part of the Stone Fort Estate during the 18th century. Today this ten-acre property has been transformed into a place of wonder and enchantment with its lush and mature gardens. The tour ends at Frigate Bay Beach where you would be able to experience the Caribbean Sea and its exquisite surroundings.
The scenic "Rail & Sail Tour" runs in a complete circle around the island allowing visitors the opportunity to see the entire country by train and by catamaran. This one of a kind narrow gauge railroad was built almost a century ago to deliver sugar cane from the fields to the sugar mill in the capital city of Basseterre. You will be transferred a short distance to Pump Bay to board your state of the art catamaran. During the cruise back, enjoy complimentary drinks for light refreshments.
From the comfort of double-deck railcars built specifically for touring the island of St. Kitts, all guests will have a seat on both levels of the railcar. The upper level features an open-air observation deck with panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. The lower level provides air-conditioned comfort with expansive vaulted windows.
Hop onboard one of the fully equipped fishing vessels and let the knowledgeable Captain take you to his favorite fishing grounds for an exciting day of fishing in the normally calm, Caribbean Sea. The experienced captain will offer assistance to anglers to try for the "Catch Of The Day." All equipment is provided. Complimentary beer, sodas and water will be served.
Please contact the Shore Excursion Department at firstname.lastname@example.org to review full details on this tour. Tour must be booked in advance of the cruise in order to secure equipment and departure time.
Basseterre An old town with an intriguing history. Drive around the enchanting streets of Basseterre; the oldest town in the eastern Caribbean dating from the 17th century. See the classic Victorian architecture and other elements of French and British colonization which have been so carefully preserved: Berkeley Memorial, Independence Square, St. George's Anglican Church and the impressive Catholic Co-Cathedral.
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.