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.
Dolphins, beach and scenic ferry ride! See both sides of St Maarten as well as spectacular ocean vistas during your one hour ride to Anguilla. One of the most popular Anguillan tourist attractions is swimming with Dolphins. Spend time with the dolphins in their own habitat. The Encounter is designed for all ages and for every member of your family. You will learn the most interesting things about these beautiful and smart animals. They will show you how intelligent and sweet they can be in every activity, from the world famous Dolphin kiss and hugs to dances and songs they will establish a special bond with you!
Dolphins, beach and scenic ferry ride! See both sides of St Maarten as well as spectacular ocean vistas during your one hour ride to Anguilla. Spend time with the Dolphins in their own habitat. The Dolphin Swim Program is perfect for you; you will have the opportunity to be kissed, receive a wet hug and this program includes the belly ride in which you will hold on to the dolphin's fins as he rides backwards across the water. Another fun activity will be the Boogie Push, where the Dolphin will push you across the water surface while you ride a boogie board. You will have so much fun that this will become in the experience of a lifetime!
OVERVIEW: This tour takes you through the beautiful countryside of this two-nation island. At the Butterfly Farm, you'll be surrounded by hundreds of exotic butterflies and your guide will point out courtship displays and relate facts and stories. You will witness the butterfly life cycle from laying eggs to caterpillar hatching.
HIGHLIGHTS: Scenic ride through the Dutch and French sides of the island. Tour the colorful Butterfly Farm. Explore and shop in the French capital of Marigot and the Dutch capital of Philipsburg.
NOTES: Most shops in Marigot will be closed on Sundays and holidays.
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.