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.
Buck Island is a must for every visitor, whether you snorkel the underwater trail or just enjoy the cruise. Proclaimed as a National Monument by President John F. Kennedy in June, 1962, Buck Island sits off St. Croix's North Coast and consists of approximately 40,000 acres of sea and land. Its' main beauty lies in the fantastic reefs and a unique underwater trail. Minimum age: 5 years.
You will drive to the wonderful 16 acre St. George Botanical Gardens thought the rainforest (weather permitting). St. George Botanical Gardens grounds were home to a Saladoid Indian Village from 100 to 900 A.D., a Danish Sugar Plantation from 1733 to 1917, a cattle ranch after 1930 and the Botanical Garden from 1972. Next embrace another exciting trip, this time into the world of the famous Captain Morgan. The Captain Morgan Visitors Center is a spectacular tourist attraction that immerses every visitor in a legendary experience that captures the Captain's personality and brings his story, the story of rum and the US Virgin Islands together.
Relax on the palm shaded, white sand beach of this island paradise nestled in azure harbor waters. Cay is the only beach located downtown Christiansted. Your tour will include a beach chair, a welcome drink and a buffet lunch at the beach restaurant. Water sports and cabanas at the beach available for rent. You will have the opportunity to explore Christiansted on your own and do some shopping during this tour as the town is a 3 minutes boat ride distance.
Pedal through nature and history. This 12 mile green adventure bike tour will take you on a ride through fascinating places, accounts and wilderness experiences of the lush west end of St. Croix. Sugar plantations, rainforest and wild coastline. Bring your cameras and we'll provide the rest! You need to know how to ride a bike comfortably. Minimum age to participate is 11 years. Maximum weight is 250 pounds.
Have you always wanted to try Scuba Diving, but have not had the time to gain the necessary experience required to gain your certification? This course involves a short video, lecture and the mastery of basic skills in shallow water. Our instructors will take you on a guided dive in Frederiksted.
Please contact the Shore Excursion Department at email@example.com to review full details on this tour. Tour must be booked in advance of the cruise in order to secure equipment and departure time.
Voted one of the top dive spots in the Caribbean by Skin Diver magazine you can dive some of the best spots in the world off the shores of St. Croix! A Frederiksted Dive on the leeward side or West end of St. Croix offers lake like conditions and the opportunity to dive three wreck sites and virgin a coral reef with a variety of marine life. This excursion is for certified divers only. Minimum age to participate is 13 years.
This two tank Wreck dive departs from the Cruise Ship Pier. Your Tour starts with the Suffolk Maid, an old North Sea fishing ship that sits in 60' of water. From there you'll proceed past an oil barge, named The Virgin Islander, and on to the underwater habitat formed around the ship. Progressing along to the final dive site, we will dive the North Wind, a small tugboat used in the movie "Dreams of Gold, The Mel Fisher Story"
Sail from Frederiksted onboard Jolly Mon, a 63' custom sailing catamaran. Sail along the beautiful coastline of Frederiksted all the way to Sandi Point protected area. On your return you will enjoy 2 hours beach time at Rainbow Beach.
Christiansted's well preserved Danish architecture and graceful shaded archways tie together many points of interest in the town including Fort Christiansvern, Steeple building, The old Danish Customs House and the stately Government house. After 2h30mins guided tour you will have one hour free time for shopping.
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.