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.
Get up close and personal with the friendliest mammals of the sea. As you wade in waist deep water, you can interact with gentle dolphins for approximately 20 to 25 minutes. You can purchase a video of your encounter and visit the museum and gift shop at Anthony's Key Resort. Minimum Age is 4 years to participate.
The glass-bottom boat departs from a beautiful bay to admire the coral reef from the large clear glass windows of a semi sub-marine that does not submerge. A moving underwater observatory a few feet below surface, comfortably seated in the air-conditioned section, guided on board by an expert dive master explaining the underwater environment. Shopping in West End Village and relax watching ethnic dance performance.
Stroll nature trails or walk across the pond via a rope bridge. Interact with the parrots and macaws in the Bird Sanctuary. At the Monkey Refuge see spider, white face, and howler monkeys. At Gumbalimba Park you will find many things to spark your curiosity and love the outdoors.
Take a short transfer to the dock and board you Jolly Roger Catamaran for a day of adventure. You will sail along Roatan's coastline in route to the snorkel site. Marvel at the underwater scenery with spectacular coral formations and tropical fish. Back on board the catamaran, relax and enjoy a buffet lunch and an open bar. Please refer to full description for restrictions.
Maya Key the quintessential Caribbean getaway that offers everything you would expect from a tropical destination and much more! This peaceful 11.5 acre private key conveniently located just three minutes across the bay from the Roatan cruise pier and is the perfect location for you to maximize your time in Roatan. White sand beaches and crystal-clear Caribbean waters can be yours to enjoy within minutes of arriving in Roatan. Departures to Maya Keya are at a set schedule, however return from Maya Key back to the ship are approx. every half hour at your discretion. Please remember when planning your day that guests must be back on board the ship a minimum of 30 minutes prior to sailing time.
Let the pirates entertain you on this fun day on the beach! You will be transferred to Pirate Bay at Las Palmas Beach Club where there is a beautiful white beach facing the clear water Caribbean Sea and a few local souvenir shops some of them owned by local craftsmen. Our staff dressed in their finest pirate attire, will welcome you with a complimentary punch at the beach bar. Enjoy the tropical beach and a wonderful view of the bay from where you can see two partially visible ship-wreck. On this tour you will have a free beach chair Return to the port at your leisure with shuttle transportation every hour.
Located on a remote private island, Fantasy Island Beach Resort awaits you for an adventurous time. Simply relax on your beach chair or have a swim in the clear waters. You'll be at a swimming distance from a mysterious shipwreck and a beautiful shallow reef.
Relax on crystal white sand and swim in the beautiful turquoise waters. Package includes admission to the beach, round-trip transportation and a Bar-B-Q style lunch. A cash bar is also available. Travel time is approximately 35 minutes each way over a scenic road in non-air conditioned bus. Lockers, banana boats and kayaks are available for rent from the resort on a first-come, first-served basis. Additional activities are available at an extra cost and are not part of the tour package.
Spend your day at this beautiful and simple private beach resort located on Roatan's famous West End. This is a very popular snorkel site with good fish and corals, and easy walk-in entry. Instructors will be on hand at the beach to offer you a site orientation and will also provide regularly scheduled guided reef tours. After snorkeling, enjoy an outdoor American-style lunch (hamburgers, hot dogs, etc.) or have a drink at the cash bar. You can even pick up a few souvenirs at the gift shop. Mask , snorkel, fins and safety vest are provided. Minimum age is 12 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.