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.
OVERVIEW: What better way to take in the highlights of Grand Cayman than by helicopter! The exhilaration of flying in a helicopter low over the crystal clear waters will be an experience you will never forget.
HIGHLIGHTS: Your helicopter tour takes you on a low flight over Seven Mile Beach, your cruise ship and Stingray City. Enjoy an exclusive experience with a maximum capacity of 6 guests per helicopter. Space is limited so make your reservation early.
NOTES: Flight time is approximately 15 - 20 minutes.
OVERVIEW: Enjoy the best of Grand Cayman with an island tour as well as time at Seven Mile Beach.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy an island tour visiting an Observation Tower with its panoramic views of Grand Cayman and stops at Hell to view the jagged rock formations and the rum cake outlet to sample some delicious rum cake. It also includes approximately 2 hours at Tiki Beach on Seven Mile Beach to relax or take a swim. A lounge chair and a welcome rum/fruit punch are included. The facilities include toilets, changing rooms and fresh water showers.
NOTES: Additional beach activities available at guest's expense and discretion. Snacks and drinks are available at a beach restaurant at your expense.
OVERVIEW: Experience the underwater beauty that Cayman is famous for without getting wet. On your voyage on the Atlantis submarine, you will explore the underwater world where you'll be surrounded by tropical fish and able to take pictures as you learn about these beautiful creatures.
HIGHLIGHTS: During the 40 minute submarine ride, you will cruise in comfort to a depth of 100 feet. You will be traveling through coral canyons, sponge formations and marine life. This is a great photo opportunity so bring your video recorder or camera.
OVERVIEW: Embark on an adventure as you drive or ride caravan-style through the roads of Grand Cayman in a 4x4 Jeep Wrangler. You will have the opportunity to snorkel or swim in the clear pristine water at Seven Mile Beach.
HIGHLIGHTS: Drive or ride in a manual 4x4 Jeep Wrangler. Visit Morgan's Harbor, Barker's National Park, West Bay District, the town of Hell, and the Tortuga Rum Cake Outlet. Take a short drive to Tiki Beach on Seven Mile Beach to snorkel in the clear pristine water.
NOTES: Lunch may be purchased at the resort at your own expense. Drivers must have a valid drivers license and be over the age of 25 years.
This tour provides you with a view of Cayman's East-side and attractions including: Pedros Castle, Pirate Caves, Animal Sanctuary & Beach. NOTES: This tour is designed for those guests who are full-time wheelchair users or who have walking difficulties.
Experience the best sites of Cayman as you ride in comfort and style aboard Cayman's only Old Time Trolley Bus fleet, which puts the fun back into transportation. The unique Trolley Buses are fun to ride, bright and airy, with a quality of craftsmanship and attention to detail and have a nostalgic appeal as well. Ride in air-conditioned comfort with fully-padded seats and Hop on or Hop off at your leisure.
OVERVIEW: This tour offers you the unique experience to view the island's best features above and below the water, without getting wet. Get an up close view of the underwater world aboard one of the world's largest semi-submarines, the Nautilus, and the highlights on land via an air-conditioned narrated bus tour with several stops.
HIGHLIGHTS: Glide over Cheeseburger Reef and shipwrecks of the Cali and Balboa onboard one of the largest semi-submarines, Nautilus. Take a sightseeing tour through Georgetown with stops at Seven Mile Beach, the world's only green sea turtle farm, the town of Hell, and Tortuga Rum Cake Outlet to sample their world famous rum cakes.
OVERVIEW: Grand Cayman, rich in history and folklore of pirates and hidden loot, awaits you on the one and only Trolley Roger. Enjoy an exciting 1 hour open-air trolley trip around Georgetown and the surrounding areas.
HIGHLIGHTS: Take a unique and scenic tour of George Town on the open air Trolley Roger. See modern day George Town and learn about the history of Grand Cayman and its colorful characters and the lore of pirates.
OVERVIEW: Enjoy two highlights of Grand Cayman with visits to the Turtle Farm and Hell.
HIGHLIGHTS: Visit the Cayman Turtle Farm where you can view the breeding pond, bird aviary, and the nature trail. Learn about the conservation efforts, and how the turtle is such an integral part of Caymanian lifestyle. Swim and interact with yearling turtles in the salt water lagoon. Then, during an island tour, visit the town of Hell, named for the unique rock formations. Hell is famous for their post cards which can be mailed from their post office.
OVERVIEW: Enjoy an island tour of some of Cayman's highlights along with a visit to the world famous Stingray City Sandbar.
HIGHLIGHTS: Board a motor coach and drive north to visit the Turtle Farm, a sea turtle nursery where green and hawksbill turtles are bred and raised. Next proceed to Tortuga Rum Cake Outlet and the small town of "Hell". Then take a boat ride to the Stingray City Sandbar, where you will have 1 hour to interact with the tame southern stingrays.
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.