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.
You will enjoy an historical tour of Antigua with a knowledgeable Guide in an air-condioned bus and enjoy narrated commentary and anecdotes from your Guide through the Whisper System. Visit 3 of Antigua's best knownlocations whilst travelling through the heart of Antigua's countryside and local villages. See Nelson's Dockyard, Blockhouse Ruins and Shirley Heights whilst enjoying a refreshing bottle of mineral water.
You will enjoy an historical tour of Antigua with a knowledgeable and professionalDriver/Guide in an air-condioned limousine and enjoy narrated commentary and anecdotes. Visit 2 of Antigua's best known interesting locations whilst travelling through the heart of Antigua's countryside and local villages. You will visit historic Nelson's Dockyard, the only working georgian Dockyard in the Eastern Caribbean and Shirley Heights Lookout, which offers expansive views and photograph opportunities over English Harbour.
This island tour takes you to the heart of Antigua's impressive National Park with a stop at Nelson's Dockyard for a guided tour of the only working Georgian dockyard in the world. Next, stop at the Blockhouse ruins, with its commanding view of the Atlantic Ocean and coastline. Continue to the ruins of Shirley Heights, with breathtaking views of Nelson's Dockyard, English Harbor and its surroundings.
Your tour begins with a 15 minute drive to Hodges Bay Club followed by a 5-10 minute boat ride to Prickly Pear Island for swimming and snorkeling. After a lesson in snorkeling, the crew will take you through the reef on an underwater tour. Or you can simply take a swim or relax in the sun. There are complimentary drinks and lunch will be served. Complimentary lounge chair, umbrella and snorkel gear is included.
Enjoy tropical gardens, a Pineapple farm and fishing villages on the Antiguan Home Tour. You'll visit the beach for swimming and lunch. There, Mamma Nancy will entertain you with stories of the past while the Chef cooks lunch right before your eyes with vegetables freshly picked from the backyard along with other Caribbean dishes.
The tour begins with a drive through the capital city of St. John's, and stops at Antigua's National Park, Nelson's Dockyard to see the Admiral's House, Sail Maker's Loft, Old Bakery and the Officer's Quarters. A short drive brings you to the Blockhouse Ruins before continuing to Shirley Heights to see the guardhouse, built in 1791, which sits upon a rugged cliff top offering the most spectacular view of Antigua.
Sail away with "The Mystic" catamaran, come and relax on two of Antigua white sanded beaches, taste a fresh half grilled lobster buffet style with open bar. See the Caribbean south west coast: Sun-Sea-Sand.
This breath-taking 30 minute tour ascends over Antigua's fabulous beaches and gives you a chance to see the entire circumference of Antigua which includes over 100 miles of shoreline! Every beach, hotel, reef and historic fortification is along the route, and as with all our tours, complete live narration by the pilot is included.
Experience a relaxing scenic horseback ride along beautiful beaches to view some of Antigua's historic past and unsaddle your horse and ride in the Caribbean Sea! You will see Fort James built in 1739 with fantastic views and photo opportunities over St John's and St John's Harbour. At the end of your beach ride you will be given the opportunity to unsaddle your horse and have an exhilarating ride in the Caribbean Sea.
You will enjoy an historical tour of Antigua with a knowledgeable Guide in an air-condioned bus and enjoy narrated commentary and anecdotes from your Guide through the Whisper System. Visit 2 of Antigua's best known interesting locations whilst travelling through the heart of Antigua's countryside and local villages. You will visit Nelson's Dockyard and Shirley Heightwith your Guide before enjoying 90 minutes on one of Antigua's best known beaches in your sunbed whilst enjoying your fruit or rum punch cocktail.
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.