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: 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: Enjoy the beautiful waters of Cayman as well as the world famous Stingray City.
HIGHLIGHTS: Sail the waters of the North Sound onboard the 60-foot racing catamaran, "Cockatoo," and stop at Stingray City, for a swim with these incredible creatures, southern Atlantic stingrays.
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.
At Stingray City Sandbar you will enjoy a world-class snorkeling site with superb visibility, numerous friendly stingrays and tropical fish, all with easy access from our one-of-a-kind stern platform staircase which descends down into the water. You don't have to have any snorkeling experience to take this shore excursion, as the water is shallow. Snorkeling equipment is provided along with snorkeling life vests.
OVERVIEW: If you have ever had an interest in scuba diving, this excursion provides you the introduction to the sport that you have been looking for. Try scuba diving in the beautiful Caribbean Sea and explore the wonders of Grand Cayman's underwater world.
HIGHLIGHTS: You will receive a safety orientation and familiarization time in the pool with the dive equipment. Move into the Caribbean Sea for a guided dive over the Casuarina Reef, descending to a depth of 20 to 40 feet. All equipment is included.
NOTES: Medical restrictions apply.
You will be thrilled making a splash on Cayman's Famous Seven Mile beach Strip and in our highly awarded Dolphin program. This is a once in a lifetime experience to come face to face with our playful dolphins. Kiss, touch and pet the dolphins in the waist deep waters of the Caribbean Sea. At your leisure, you can interact with exotic birds, find out about the sea creatures in our touch tank, browse our gift shop or simply relax and enjoy the view.
Your next stop will be at Surfside Beach, located on the beautiful white sands of Seven Mile Beach. Soak up some sunshine, feel the sand between your toes and relax on a beach chair. Breath deep and remember you are on island time!
You will be thrilled with Grand Cayman's #1 Attraction, Stingray City and our highly awarded Dolphin program. This is a once in a lifetime experience to come face to face with our playful dolphins. Kiss, touch and pet the dolphins in the waist deep waters of the Caribbean Sea. Take a relaxing boat ride to the World Famous Sting Ray City Sandbar and enjoy the adventure of interacting with wild sting rays. At your leisure, you can interact with exotic birds, hold the sea creatures in our touch tank, browse our gift shop or simply relax and enjoy the view. Please note there are 2 dolphin parks in Grand Cayman - choose Dolphin Cove the 'natural' choice.
Enjoy the best that Cayman has to offer, the beautiful Seven Mile Beach and a fun dolphin adventure! You will be able to experience the once in a lifetime opportunity of interacting and swimming face to face with our beautiful bottlenose dolphins. Dolphin Cove's park offers an abundance of wildlife. Mingle with our exotic birds, hold upclose wild sea creatures from our touch tank or spot an iguana in our nature trail. Then stretch out and relax surfside as you enjoy the sounds of the waves, the warmth of the sun and the feel of the sand between your toes at Cayman's Famous Seven Mile Beach. Remember Cayman has 2 very different dolphin parks- choose Dolphin Cove the 'natural' choice.
You will be thrilled with Grand Cayman's #1 Attraction, Stingray City and our highly awarded Dolphin program. This is a once in a lifetime experience to come face to face with the playful dolphins. Kiss, touch and 'ride'the dolphins in the deep waters of the Caribbean Sea. Take a relaxing boat ride to the World Famous Sting Ray City Sandbar and enjoy the adventure of interacting with wild sting rays. At your leisure, you can interact with exotic birds, hold the sea creatures in the touch tank, browse the gift shop or simply relax and enjoy the view. Please note there are 2 dolphin parks in Grand Cayman - choose Dolphin Cove the 'natural' choice.
OVERVIEW: Take a breathtaking and memorable flight 400 ft above the waters of Grand Cayman and Seven Mile Beach.
HIGHLIGHTS: Fly the skies of Grand Cayman as you rise up to 400 feet above the water on an exhilarating ride controlled by your certified crew. After the flight, you may return to the port or be dropped off at Royal Palms Beach and take one of the many buses available back to the port when you're ready at a cost of approximately $4 per person.
NOTES: Everyone flies tandem, weather permitting. Guests under 15 must fly with a parent/guardian. Total boat ride time will be approximately 60-80 minutes and flight time is 6-8 minutes.
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.