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.
A welcoming waterfall amidst a natural forest setting awaits after a drive through villages and small communities along the east coast of the island. It is a combination of fun, history, sightseeing and a chance to see St. Lucia from a different perspective.
Only a 25 minute drive from the port and located in the middle of the true rainforest, is the new Adrena-line zip line tour. Scramble up the floating stairs past eagle's claw, zip through the canopy from tree to tree, leap from the platform onto Spiderman's web, then rappel down to terra firma to find your land legs again. Long trousers or shorts are recommended and closed toe shoes are mandatory. Please see full description for restrictions.
A 30-minute transfer will take you to a village nestled at over 2000 feet up in the mountains. At the site, a brief orientation and safety instructions will be given, followed by your aerial tram journey into the Rainforest. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes. A light jacket or rain poncho may be needed on a rainy day. Do not forget to bring sunscreen, insect repellant, a cap, binoculars and camera.
A scenic drive takes you along the winding west coast road to Soufriere, home of the majestic Pitons, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, visit the Diamond Botanical Gardens and Waterfall for a guided tour and photos of the gardens and picturesque 45 ft cascading waterfall. You will have the option of a bath in warm mineral pools. Snacks and drinks are for purchase.
Your scenic drive will take you through Castries and up to Morne Fortune viewpoint to capture some lovely panoramic views. Afterwards, continue to Marigot Bay view point for photos of the secluded bay, before wending your way to the town of Soufriere. As you descend into Soufriere, marvel at the spectacular twin peaks of the Pitons. You will visit the world's only drive in volcano and then enjoy a leisurely guided walk through the Maranatha Garden or Prayer Park. You'll then head to the Beacon hilltop viewpoint and restaurant to enjoy a drink and splendid views of the Pitons and Soufriere Valley before returning to Castries harbor.
A scenic drive takes you along the winding west coast road to the Tet Paul Nature Park and Trail in Soufriere. Upon arrival your guide will take you on an easy to moderate 45 minute guided walk with inclines and most spectacular views as you stand between the famous Pitons, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy light refreshments before heading to the Sulphur Springs for a drive through and brief photo moment. Afterwards, you will head to the Beacon hilltop restaurant and view point for stunning vistas. On your return to Castries harbour, you will briefly stop at famous Marigot Bay for photos. Local snacks and drinks are for purchase at the restaurant.
Combine a canopy tour and an aerial tram for the ultimate nature experience in St. Lucia. This eco adventure will have you zip lining, hiking and enjoying a beautiful aerial tram in the rainforest. Minimum waist 21.5 inches(55cm); Maximum hip/waist 50 inches (127cm). Maximum weight limit is 350 pounds. Pregnant guests or those with heart problems should not participate. Guests should bring suntan lotion and wear walking/hiking shoes and long shorts or trousers. Closed toe shoes or sneakers are mandatory.
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.