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 don't have to go underwater to enjoy Bonaire's beautiful marine park, if you can float, you can snorkel! Experience a guided snorkel in the award winning Bonaire National Marine Park. Here the protected reefs have the greatest variety of fish worldwide. Meet your guide on the beach where you will receive a briefing on the marine park rules and be shown how to use the snorkel gear. With your group and guide, you will enter the water for a guided snorkel. You will be able to float effortlessly and observe the wonderful sea creatures and the coral formations. You can continue snorkeling or enjoy the beach on your beach chair. A complimentary beverage is included. Minimum age is 10 years.
Experience a dive in the world famous Bonaire National Marine Park. There is a $10 USD cash payment for the Bonaire Marine Park user fee that must be paid in cash to the dive shop. Please bring the money with you on the tour. Minimum age to participate is 15 years. Maximum weight 260 pounds to participate. Tank, weights and weight belt are included. Equipment package includes: Regulator, BCD, Mask, Snorkel and Fins. Certified divers must present a valid certification "C" card at the dive shop in order to participate.
Sail to Bonaire Marine Park and spend a few relaxing hours snorkeling, swimming and sunbathing. Your tour begins as you board the "Mushi Mushi," a 40-foot sailing catamaran and sail for approximately 45 minutes to Bonaire Marine Park. After receiving snorkeling equipment, a snorkel vest and a briefing, you'll enter the water to explore the coral reef alive with a spectrum of tropical fish. If you prefer, you're free to swim or stay on board and bask in the warm Caribbean sun. Complimentary beverages, including rum punch, beer, juices and soft drinks are yours to enjoy. After an hour in the Bonaire Marine Park, you'll re-board the "Mushi Mushi" for a relaxing cruise back to the pier.
Enjoy your first Scuba diving adventure in Bonaire's Marine Park, rated one of the top dive destinations in the world! This program will teach you how to use Scuba equipment and allows you to get accustomed to the new and exciting underwater surroundings before going on an actual Scuba dive from the shore. The course covers basic academics, skill practice in shallow water and a guided dive. Minimum age to participate is 15 years.
Enjoy the fun and relaxed atmosphere of the locally famous Seacow, it's a moooving experience! This capable and friendly crew will take you to two very different snorkel sites in the Bonaire Marine Park. Marvel at the vast variety of fish and assortment of corals as your guide shares the special wonders of the protected reef with you. Bonaire is world famous for its unique marine park and this snorkeling trip is for those with previous snorkeling experience.
Glass-Bottom Kayak Tour along the coast to the snorkel location, park your vehicle at the beach, change to the snorkel equipment and size up the fish on this aquatic adventure. The island is ringed by pristine clear water, spectacular corals and colorful tropical reef fish. Ever seen a turtle?
Sit on top Glass-Bottom plastic Tandem-Kayaks for 2 person. Kayak is equipped with back rest, live vest, paddles and waterproof bag for passengers belongings. Minimum age is 10 years, maximum combined weight is 350 pounds.
The hand built Samur is an authentic 56-foot Siamese sailing junk from Thailand. Relax, enjoy the sail. Let the crew pamper you with delightful drinks. Glide along the coastline of Bonaire before reaching the shores Klein Bonaire. Enjoy one of the Caribbean's most vibrant reefs teeming with tropical fish and corals. From the white sandy beach to the warm, crystal clear water enjoy swimming and snorkeling. Snorkel equipment is provided.
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.