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: Spend time appreciating the beauty and diversity of the Virgin Islands' beautiful butterflies at the Butterfly Farm. This tour is great for the whole family and anyone who is curious about the uniqueness of these captivating creatures. HIGHLIGHTS: Guided tour of the Butterfly Farm. Learn the fascinating life cycle of these interesting creatures. Notes: Visit the Butterfly Farm anytime between 8:30 am to 3:30 pm. 5-10 minute walk from Havensight Pier. - If your ship is berthed at Crown Bay, you will need to use a taxi (Approximately $6 per person each way from Crown Bay to Havensight Mall, but may be subject to change without prior notice).
OVERVIEW: Coral World Ocean Park is a great way to see and learn more about the unique underwater world of the Caribbean. You can do so aboard a high tech semi-submarine, Nautilus VI, as well as through a huge recreated living reef various aquariums. Perfect for the whole family or anyone fascinated with the underwater world.
HIGHLIGHTS: Observe beautiful coral and tropical fish from of the largest semi-submarines, the Nautilus VI. Explore the recreated living reef and aquariums at Coral World Ocean Park.
OVERVIEW: Explore the beauty and diversity of the Virgin Islands' marine environment at Coral World Ocean Park. You will experience what may be a once in a lifetime opportunity to touch a shark, hand feed a stingray, or watch newborn seahorses learn to swim. Enjoy magnificent island views and lots of opportunities for interaction with fascinating marine animals, birds, and reptiles.
HIGHLIGHTS: Visit Coral World Ocean Park in a fully accessible vehicle. Enjoy panoramic views of the harbor via Skyline Drive.
NOTES: This tour is designed for those guests who are full-time wheelchair users or who have walking difficulties.
-Overview: Combining three tours in one, this tour begins with a visit to the Mangrove Lagoon Wildlife Refuge and Marine Sanctuary. Paddle a 2-person kayak through the mangroves to Cas Cay. Take a guided hike through a mangrove forest, along a scenic beach of coral and shell rubble. Enjoy snorkeling in the protected waters of the mangrove lagoon and view a remnant of a shipwreck.
-Highlights: Visit the Mangrove Lagoon Wildlife Refuge and Marine Sanctuary. Paddle a "sit on top" kayak to Cas Cay. Take a guided hike through a mangrove forest. Snorkel in the protected waters of the mangrove lagoon.
The Experience of a Lifetime! An express trip for the Dolphin Encounter in Tortola, Make a Friend for a Lifetime! Kiss, pet and play with the dolphins and enjoy your beautiful ride with the greatest views in the Caribbean, Be entertained while learning. Guest must take their passport along for immigration and visas required for some countries.
OVERVIEW: A great experience for anyone who is fascinated with these amazing mammals. The dolphin swim adventure allows you to have the unique opportunity to touch, kiss, swim and experience a belly ride for approximately 30 minutes, all the while learning about them.
HIGHLIGHTS: One hour scenic maritime transfer to Tortola. Touch, kiss, and swim with dolphins for 30 minutes.
NOTES: Medical restrictions apply. Expectant mothers may not participate on this excursion. Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult in the water. Guests are required to pass through immigration and must have and present a valid passport.
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.