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: This tour takes you to the beautiful Orient Beach. Relax in the sun, nap in the shade or swim in the sparkling blue water of the Caribbean's "French Riviera". You'll discover that refreshing drinks and a delicious lunch always taste better at the beach.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy approx 3 ½ hrs at Orient Beach. Relax on your reserved chair and cushion. Complimentary rum or fruit cocktail included. Lunch (choice of 3 entrees) and beverage (beer, wine, soda, or mixed drink) included.
NOTES: The beach is adjacent to Club Orient Naturist Resort therefore some nudity may be observed.
OVERVIEW: Hit the streets of Key West and visit three charming venues where you can sample Key West favorites. Visit Pepper's of Key West to sample award winning sauces and salsas, Sunset Tiki Bar and Grille to sample Key West pink shrimp, conch fritters and chicken satay with fresh mango salsa, and Kermit's Key Lime Shoppe for the official pie of the state of Florida. You will be entertained with the sights, sounds, and flavors that make this island such an unforgettable place.
HIGHLIGHTS: Visit three venues, two of which have been featured on the Food Network and Travel Channel, to sample Key West flavors. Receive a free souvenir t-shirt.
Enjoy tropical gardens, a Pineapple farm and fishing villages on the Antiguan Home Tour. You'll visit the beach for swimming and lunch. There, Mamma Nancy will entertain you with stories of the past while the Chef cooks lunch right before your eyes with vegetables freshly picked from the backyard along with other Caribbean dishes.
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!
This excursion provides all you could dream of enjoying while on vacation - good Caribbean cooking in the outdoors, local rum, nature, relaxation, fun and laughter all in the setting of a local family home nestled deep in the tropical rainforest with spectacular mountain views.
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.
Entice your taste buds as you travel on a delicious journey and learn the secret behind pairing chocolate with various spirits from beer, rum, wine, port and more. You'll learn the art of artisanal chocolate production and why certain chocolates taste better with particular spirits. Guests will savour a variety of fine chocolates produced in the Graycliff Chocolatier factory paired with premium spirits; rum, whiskey, port and more. Imagine a sip of fine rum paired with a creamy chocolate which presents notes of buttery vanilla goodness. Or a whiskey matched with a Bahamian-fruit flavoured chocolate that titillates the taste buds.
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.