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:Stingrays, turtles and tropical fish are among the vast marine life you will see while snorkeling. This tour is ideal for beginner and advanced snorkelers. HIGHLIGHTS:Take a scenic ride on a 70' powerboat and enjoy snorkeling at two different location coves, featuring turtles and stingrays. Complimentary rum punch and snacks are served. NOTES:Medical restrictions apply. Alternative snorkel location may be offered due to weather conditions.
OVERVIEW: One of the highlights of St. John is the stunning beaches and snorkeling opportunities. Don't worry about the logistics involved - this tour takes care of getting you to Trunk Bay on St. John to enjoy 90 minutes of snorkeling along the underwater trail of reefs. Or kick back and bask in the tropical sun or relax in the shade of a palm tree.
HIGHLIGHTS: Scenic transfer to and from St. John via tour boat. Photo stop at Cruz Bay, Hawksnest Bay and Caneel Bay Plantation. Enjoy 90 minutes at Trunk Bay to swim and snorkel.
OVERVIEW: Enjoy a guided underwater tour of the beautiful tropical reefs and colorful fish of the Caribbean with no dive experience necessary using your own underwater motor scooter. The dive yacht has sun decks, bathrooms and freshwater showers.
HIGHLIGHTS: Board a 60' dive yacht for a cruise along the scenic coastline. Ride an underwater motor scooter and get up close to beautiful reefs and colorful fish. Snacks and refreshments.
Take a turn at the helm or just relax aboard one of our swift and stable 55-70 foot catamaran while motorsailing out to Buck Island, a deserted island 3 miles south of St Thomas. Anchoring in one of its Coves enjoy the sun and scenery, swim, snorkel & explore fantastic coral reefs, swarms of tropical fish, rays and turtles & a wartime era shipwreck for up to 1.5 hours. Full snorkel equipment and instruction is provided by our friendly experienced crew for all snorkel levels and beginners. Great music and stunning scenery during the fun filled sail back to quaint St Thomas harbor with free rum drinks, sodas and snacks. Temporary tattoos & web photos are complimentary on this awesome tour.
OVERVIEW: Enjoy two of the best Virgin Island beach and snorkel destinations in one tour aboard the "Virgin Breeze" PowerCat. You will be able to snorkel at Buck Island and relax on the beautiful soft white sand at Honeymoon Beach. Your friendly crew will take of you and provide drinks and snacks during the tour and on the beach.
HIGHLIGHTS: Board a 63 ft custom power catamaran. Visit two unique Virgin Island beach and snorkel destinations. Snorkel at Buck Island amongst colorful tropical fish. Swim, sunbathe, and relax at Honeymoon Beach.
OVERVIEW: St. Thomas is famous for its beaches, snorkeling and sailing this tour combines all three along with a delicious Caribbean BBQ lunch. A great tour if you're looking to explore the underwater world and relax on the beach with an experienced and friendly crew taking care of you.
HIGHLIGHTS: Board one of our classic romantic sailing schooners. Sail to Christmas Cove and Water Island's Honeymoon Beach. Snorkel, swim, and explore coral formations and tropical fish. Enjoy a Caribbean BBQ lunch.
OVERVIEW: If you have ever had an interest in scuba diving, this excursion gives you the introduction to the sport that you have been looking for. Your experience includes an orientation on diving to familiarize yourself with the equipment before moving to the Caribbean Sea for a guided dive over a shallow reef.
HIGHLIGHTS: Experience scuba diving for the first time. Descend to a depth of 20-40 feet and explore a beautiful shallow reef.
NOTES: Medical restrictions apply. All scuba diving equipment is included. Under 18 years of age, a parent or guardian must sign liability waiver and be accompanied.
-Overview: Combining three tours in one, this tour begins with a visit to the Mangrove Lagoon Wildlife Refuge and Marine Sanctuary. Paddle a 2-person kayak through the mangroves to Cas Cay. Take a guided hike through a mangrove forest, along a scenic beach of coral and shell rubble. Enjoy snorkeling in the protected waters of the mangrove lagoon and view a remnant of a shipwreck.
-Highlights: Visit the Mangrove Lagoon Wildlife Refuge and Marine Sanctuary. Paddle a "sit on top" kayak to Cas Cay. Take a guided hike through a mangrove forest. Snorkel in the protected waters of the mangrove lagoon.
OVERVIEW: Enjoy the beautiful scenery of St. Thomas to and from Sapphire Beach where you will spend time relaxing and swimming or snorkeling in the stunning cerulean blue waters with colorful tropical fish.
HIGHLIGHTS: Travel the scenic south shore road to Sapphire Beach. Spend 2 1/2 hours at the beach with a lounger, snorkel gear, and drink. Return to your ship via Skyline Drive.
NOTES: Downtown drop-off is available on morning departures only.
OVERVIEW: Discover St. Thomas's underground world on a two-tank scuba dive adventure with PADI instructors leading the dives. Enjoy is abundant marine life, rarely a current, average water temperature of 82 degrees F, and visibility often exceeding 100 feet.
HIGHLIGHTS: Explore two dive sites: a coral reef and a sunken shipwreck. Equipment package includes regulator, B.C., mask, fins, snorkel, tanks, and weights (wetsuit not included).
NOTES: Medical restrictions apply. Certified divers must present a valid certification "C" card in order to participate. This tour is limited to certified divers who have been on a dive within the last two 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.