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.
With this tour, you will get the opportunity to get an introduction into the wonderful sport of Scuba Diving. You start with a pool session for an introduction into the theory and skills of scuba diving. After the pool session, put your skills to work on a dive that is never deeper than 25 feet, and takes a maximum of 30 minutes. Minimum age is 12 years. Pregnant women are not allowed. Guests need to fill out a medical questionnaire. In case of any
health issues a signed and stamped physicians letter of approval is required.
Your adventure begins with a short transfer to the Submarine onboard our shuttle vessel SubSeeker. Board the Submarine just off the South East coast of Aruba for a thrilling dive to either the mysteriously sunken airplane, or the retired Danish sail boat "Mi Dushi I", together with the newly sunken coaster, "The Morgenster". You will also have the opportunity to get an up close view of exotic marine life while diving to depths up to 130 feet. Be amazed by colorful schools of tropical fish, huge sponge gardens, and the mystical beauties of the coral fields. The educational and entertaining narration of our experienced, professional, and licensed crew will highlight this unique experience.
This tour combines the De Palm Island Snorkeling Adventure with helmet diving along the ocean floor at a depth of 25 feet. The custom made helmet will keep your hair and face dry while providing the air, weight and stability you need. Participants must be in good health. Guest with cardiac history, asthma, seizures or pregnant women are not allowed. Minimum age to particpate is 10 years.
Enjoy Aruba's countryside on an adventurous Land Rover off road tour. Your tour includes several stops as you traverse the Aruba countryside. The tour ends with a refreshing swim at Arashi Beach. Max 8 persons per Land Rover. Driver is provided for each Land Rover.
Discover Aruba's nature during a horseback riding adventure where you'll be guided through the countryside to the North coast through the Barikok National Park with a stop at a beach for a refreshment and a photostop. This tour is for both non-experience and experienced riders. Pregnant women are not allowed. Minimum age is 8 years, maximum age is 65 years, maximum weight 230 pounds. Guest must be in good physical condition, must not be allergic to horses, hay and dust.
Welcome aboard Aruba's Great Escape where romance, barefoot elegance and adventure await. "Mi Dushi", built in 1925, will sail you into the past when the sea beckoned the restless and men hoisted the sails. Join her Captain and crew for a day of sailing, snorkeling (3 stops) and rope swinging. Enjoy a great island lunch and complimentary drinks after snorkeling and then relax, unwind and daydream during the sail home.
You will set sail on an 85-foot Schooner to three of Aruba's most inviting swimming and snorkeling areas , including two shallow areas at Malmok Reefs and Boca Catalina and the WWII German Shipwreck, Antilla. Afterwards, witness the crew's well practiced rope swing show and try your hand at flying and diving! Snorkel gear and instruction is included. complimentary drinks will be offered after snorkeling.
The catamaran departs from cruise terminal and sails to West coast of the island. The catamaran anchors off at Boca Cathalina for swimming and snorkeling for about 45 minutes followed with a 10 minute sail to the second stop, the Antilla for swimming and snorkeling. Afterwards the catamaran sails leisurely back to the cruise terminal while rum punch is served. Equipment is provided. An adult must accompany children.
A two hour scenic relaxing sail along Aruba's beautiful coastline while enjoying the colorful sunset and the complimentary tropical drinks offered on the catamaran. The boat practices a "barefoot elegance" policy.
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.