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.
Buck Island is a must for every visitor, whether you snorkel the underwater trail or just enjoy the cruise. Proclaimed as a National Monument by President John F. Kennedy in June, 1962, Buck Island sits off St. Croix's North Coast and consists of approximately 40,000 acres of sea and land. Its' main beauty lies in the fantastic reefs and a unique underwater trail. Minimum age: 5 years.
Have you always wanted to try Scuba Diving, but have not had the time to gain the necessary experience required to gain your certification? This course involves a short video, lecture and the mastery of basic skills in shallow water. Our instructors will take you on a guided dive in Frederiksted.
Voted one of the top dive spots in the Caribbean by Skin Diver magazine you can dive some of the best spots in the world off the shores of St. Croix! A Frederiksted Dive on the leeward side or West end of St. Croix offers lake like conditions and the opportunity to dive three wreck sites and virgin a coral reef with a variety of marine life. This excursion is for certified divers only. Minimum age to participate is 13 years.
This two tank Wreck dive departs from the Cruise Ship Pier. Your Tour starts with the Suffolk Maid, an old North Sea fishing ship that sits in 60' of water. From there you'll proceed past an oil barge, named The Virgin Islander, and on to the underwater habitat formed around the ship. Progressing along to the final dive site, we will dive the North Wind, a small tugboat used in the movie "Dreams of Gold, The Mel Fisher Story"
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.