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Shore Excursions

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.

 

 

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Exclusive Sicily: Mt Etna & Taormina, MY32, Sicily (Messina), Italy

OVERVIEW: Enjoy an exclusive tour of the highlights of Sicily on a tour that accommodates 15 guests per mini-bus. HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy the countryside on the way to Mt. Etna to walk along the rim of the Silvestri Spent Craters. Visit the town of Taormina to explore the Greek Theater and see the exterior of Palazzo Corvaja on a guided tour and shop along the famous Corso Umberto. Enjoy lunch at a deluxe hotel/restaurant in Taormina. NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 1.5 miles over uneven, cobblestone and gravel surfaces with inclines and 175 to 180 steps. The ascent higher than 6,400 feet is not recommended for guests suffering from heart diseases and/or high blood pressure.

Approx. Duration:
7 hour(s) 30 minute(s)
*Current Price:
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269.00 Adult (USD)
249.00 Child (USD)
0.00 Infant (USD)

Activity Type:
Sightseeing and/or City Tours | Cuisine Tours
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Full Day - Van, MY48, Sicily (Messina), Italy

OVERVIEW: Designed for guests who prefer the convenience and flexibility of touring Messina on their own with the assistance of a guide. The tour includes a private van with a personal driver and allows you to choose an itinerary based on your own personal interests and at your pace. You will have approximately 8 hours to tour the city and surrounding area. HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy the comfort of your private van, accommodating up to 8 guests, and tour Messina at your pace. NOTES: The price quoted is per vehicle and does not include entrance fees, meals, gratuities, refreshments or incidental charges.

Approx. Duration:
8 hour(s)
*Current Price:
Starting from:

1,685.00 Adult (USD)
1,685.00 Child (USD)
0.00 Infant (USD)

Activity Type:
Sightseeing and/or City Tours
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N/A

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Half Day - Car, MY42, Sicily (Messina), Italy

OVERVIEW: Designed for guests who prefer the convenience and flexibility of touring Messina on their own with the assistance of a guide. The tour includes a private car with a personal driver and allows you to choose an itinerary based on your own personal interests and at your pace. You will have approximately 4 hours to tour the city and surrounding area. HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy the comfort of your private car, accommodating up to 3 guests, and tour Messina at your pace. NOTES: The price quoted is per vehicle and does not include entrance fees, meals, gratuities, refreshments, or incidental charges.

Approx. Duration:
4 hour(s)
*Current Price:
Starting from:

1,100.00 Adult (USD)
1,100.00 Child (USD)
0.00 Infant (USD)

Activity Type:
Sightseeing and/or City Tours
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N/A

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In the Godfathers Footsteps, MY34, Sicily (Messina), Italy

An essential tour for fans of Coppola's cinematic epic about the lives and crimes of the Corleone family, visit the villages, historic churches and other Sicilian locations featured in the second and third films. NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately one mile over uneven terrain, gravel paths, inclines and 30 steps.

Approx. Duration:
4 hour(s) 30 minute(s)
*Current Price:
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52.00 Adult (USD)
35.00 Child (USD)
0.00 Infant (USD)

Activity Type:
Sightseeing and/or City Tours
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N/A

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Lovely Taormina, MY26, Sicily (Messina), Italy

OVERVIEW: This tour takes you along the beautiful coast of Sicily to the ancient town of Taormina. HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy the ride along the Sicilian coast. You'll have the opportunity to stroll through the ancient town of Taormina and see the Palazzo Corvaia. Visit the ancient Greek Theater before having approx. 45 minutes of free time for shopping and browsing. NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 0.25 mile uphill from the village gates to the town center. This tour is conducted mostly on foot over flat, uneven, paved and cobblestone streets with inclines.

Approx. Duration:
4 hour(s) 30 minute(s)
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62.00 Adult (USD)
42.00 Child (USD)
0.00 Infant (USD)

Activity Type:
Sightseeing and/or City Tours
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N/A

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Panoramic Sicily, MY33, Sicily (Messina), Italy

Enjoy a scenic ride past orchards, vineyards and lava fields to the craters nearly 6,000 feet above sea level for a walk along the volcanic rim. Afterwards, visit a jewelry factory for refreshments and to see local artisans at work, and delight in panoramic village, city and sea views on the return to the ship. NOTES: The tour involves walking uphill for approx. 330 yards on uneven terrain. Throughout this tour, you will be at high altitudes (6,000 feet) and you must judge your abilities accordingly. Closed toe shoes are recommended for walking along the crater and due to the altitude, a light jacket or sweater in summer and a warm jacket in winter are recommended.

Approx. Duration:
6 hour(s) 30 minute(s)
*Current Price:
Starting from:

64.00 Adult (USD)
43.00 Child (USD)
0.00 Infant (USD)

Activity Type:
Wilderness & Wildlife Tours | Sightseeing and/or City Tours
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Panoramic Sicily for Families, MY36, Sicily (Messina), Italy

See Europe's largest active volcano up close for a unique encounter with the power of nature. Enjoy a scenic 2- hour ride through the countryside then travel up the slope of Mount Etna to the Silvestri Spent Craters, almost 6,000 feet above sea level. Walk along the rim and see the evidence of past eruptions. Afterwards, try the creme-filled pastry, cannoli, at a tasting in a local restaurant. On the return, watch craftsmen at the GIVAL jewelry factor use gold, amber, lava and other materials in their creations. NOTES: The tour involves walking uphill for approx. 330 yards on uneven terrain. Throughout this tour, you will be at high altitudes (6,000 feet) and you must judge your abilities.

Approx. Duration:
6 hour(s) 30 minute(s)
*Current Price:
Starting from:

64.00 Adult (USD)
43.00 Child (USD)
0.00 Infant (USD)

Activity Type:
Sightseeing and/or City Tours | Wilderness & Wildlife Tours
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Sicilian Beach Transfer, MY40, Sicily (Messina), Italy

OVERVIEW: Spend a part of your day on one of Sicily's most popular beaches. HIGHLIGHTS: This beach is one of the favorite summer destinations of Sicily. You'll have approximately 2.5 hours at your leisure to relax and swim. Sun beds and umbrellas are available for rent and refreshments and snacks can be purchased. NOTES: This is a family beach and nude sunbathing is not permitted. Swimming is at the guest's own risk. Take euros as credit cards and foreign currencies are not accepted. Guests who choose not to rent a sun bed or umbrella will need to pay the beach entrance fee of approximately 2 Euros. The drive to/from the pier is approximately 50 to 60 minutes.

Approx. Duration:
4 hour(s) 30 minute(s)
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36.00 Adult (USD)
29.00 Child (USD)
0.00 Infant (USD)

Activity Type:
Beach and/or Water-Related Activities
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N/A

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Sicilian Nature: Fire & Water, MY28, Sicily (Messina), Italy

OVERVIEW: Travel through the Sicilian countryside to Mt. Etna and witness the effects of the power of Europe's largest active volcano. HIGHLIGHTS: Ride through the beautiful Sicilian countryside on your way to walk the rim of Mt. Etna's Silvestri Spent Craters. Pass through the Alcantara Gorge, a unique and unusual natural environment. NOTES: A light jacket or sweater and sturdy, comfortable closed walking shoes are recommended. Reaching the Silvestri Spent Craters involves walking uphill for approximately 330 yards on uneven terrain. The ascent, higher than 6,400 feet, is not recommended for those suffering from heart diseases and/or high blood pressure.

Approx. Duration:
7 hour(s)
*Current Price:
Starting from:

92.00 Adult (USD)
75.00 Child (USD)
0.00 Infant (USD)

Activity Type:
Wilderness & Wildlife Tours | Adventure Tours | Beach and/or Water-Related Activities
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N/A

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Taormina On Your Own Transfer, MY04, Sicily (Messina), Italy

OVERVIEW: This tour takes you along the beautiful coast of Sicily to the ancient town of Taormina. HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy the ride along the Sicilian coast. You'll have the opportunity to stroll through the ancient town of Taormina. See the Palazzo Corvaia, browse the boutiques and visit the ancient Greek Theater on your own. NOTES: There is an approximately 0.25 mile incline from the bus parking lot to the village gates. This tour involves approximately 3 hours on your own. This tour does not include lunch or entrance fees. If guests should miss the return bus, transportation back to the vessel is their own responsibility and at their own expense.

Approx. Duration:
5 hour(s)
*Current Price:
Starting from:

49.00 Adult (USD)
39.00 Child (USD)
0.00 Infant (USD)

Activity Type:
Sightseeing and/or City Tours
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N/A

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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.

For additional Shore Excursions information, please visit our frequently asked questions.

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