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 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.
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.
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.
Of all three historic towns in the Virgin Islands, the history of Frederiksted is arguably the most remarkable. You will enjoy a walking tour that shares the history of the town while showcasing the magnificent waterfront, historic Fort Frederik, Victorian townhouses and historic churches.
This Scenic Island Tour affords you the opportunity to see St. Croix in its natural beauty with its breathtaking views and many historical and cultural sights. Throughout the tour you will be educated of the cultural and heritage of St. Croix and experience panoramic views. Your guide will point out sites from the historical forts, churches and Old Danish government buildings, to Columbus Landing, this is the chance to experience historical landmarks of our pastime as a memory of your visit to our lovely island of St. Croix. This is a panoramic tour, mostly scenic driving with photo stops.
Private arrangements allow you to choose an itinerary geared toward your own personal interests, convenience and flexibility. For those guests who want to experience St. Croix individually or in a small group, you have the opportunity to tour the island via a private vehicle. Tour price is per vehicle, not per person. Entrance fees, meals, refreshments and gratuities are not included in stated price. All private vehicle bookings are non-refundable. Vehicles are air conditioned.
Explore the three most popular places in St. Croix. Whim Plantation and Museum where history comes alive as you walk among the original 18th century buildings of this former sugar estate. Wonderful 16 acre Botanical Gardens These grounds were home to an Arawak Indian Village from 100 to 900 A.D. and the islands largest distillery where the world famous Cruzan Rum has been produced for 300 years.
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.