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.
Travel north across Gibraltar's runway to see border between colony & Spain. Proceed to Catalan Bay & enjoy panoramas over Spain & North Africa. Travel along outskirts of Town, passing American War Memorial & Trafalgar Cemetery to arrive at Europa Point. Admire sights along coast of North Africa. Continue on to Rock Hotel where you are served selection of tapas. Guests wishing to shop are given option of being dropped in town, while others are taken back to ship. Note: Walking is minimal over flat surfaces. Must take 2-3 steps to enter bus. Tour order may vary. No shopping stops made on tour.
Depart quayside, travel north across Gibraltar's airport runway to border between colony & Spain. As you drive by, you will view this remarkable border and the Spanish mainland beyond. Proceed along the outskirts of town, passing the American War Memorial and The Trafalgar Cemetery to arrive at Europa Point. From there, admire views of North Africa coast located 12 miles across Straits of Gibraltar. Arrive at Caleta Hotel for views to Spain and North Africa. Take in scenery as you enjoy tea with selection of sandwiches, scones and cakes. Return to pier. Note: Walking is limited over flat surfaces. Tour sequence may vary. There are no shopping stops.
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.