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.
Explore a beautifully preserved plantation and discover its unique culture! Chukka's Good Hope Estate boasts more than 2,000 acres of lush plant life, scenic views and the majestic Martha Brae River. Your Estate Pass also includes access to our brand new pool and leisure area, Colonial Village and children's playground. See, smell, touch and taste many of our unique locally manufactured products, including Appleton Estate Rum, Jablum Coffee and Walkerswood Jerk Seasoning. Be sure to take a stroll through our 9,000-square-foot interactive aviary of exotic and indigenous birds!
Enjoy cooking fantastic Jamaican culinary delights from the beauty of a 18th Century Great House verandah. On arrival to the Great House, you will take a tour of the Great House gardens, enjoy the beauty of the lawns and the panoramic view of the Caribbean Sea. Pick fragrant herbs and spices. Each person will have their own work station with a clear view of the Chef "Irie" as he instructs and guides you in the preparation of the Dolphin Cove Special Blend Jerk Sauce, Coconut Run Down' with Shrimp, knead your own dough for the Jamaican Festival and prepare the Callaloo for steaming. Enjoy a truly Jamaican lunch consisting of your very own Jerked Chicken.
OVERVIEW: Celebrate life with savory treats, scones, pastries, and special teas for the tea lover and romance enthusiast. Enjoy high tea on the largest plantation estate in Jamaica with an exquisite surrounding and scenic views. HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy the rich tradition of high tea. Extensive tour of Good Hope Estate and the great house. NOTES: There are approximately 15 steps to enter the great house.
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.