Kids snorkeling through a school of fish in Cozumel, Mexico


Don’t just see the world – experience it. Shore excursions can help you discover even more at each incredible destination.
Whether you dream of trailblazing through the Alaskan tundra, learning how to whip up traditional Mediterranean dishes on the Greek isles or sampling rum at centuries-old distilleries in the Caribbean, you’ll find the world is brimming with full day adventures – and nobody takes you deeper than Shore Excursions. Explore every shore your way with excursions and guided shore trips designed to thrill all kinds of traveller, from couples craving a little extra romance to families looking to bond over bucket list moments. Whatever kind of holiday experience you’re after, you’ll find new and exciting ways to make memories on your next getaway with a Shore Excursion. Unleash your inner explorer and discover bold new ways to connect with the people, culture and places around you as you cruise from one unforgettable port of call to another.




The excursions and guided tours designed to take your getaway to the next level – from locally taught culinary classes and land tours infused with culture and history, to adrenaline-amping outdoor thrills and off-the-grid exploration. Ready to revisit that bucket list? Explore the possibilities for shore excursions on your next cruise below.


When you explore Europe’s ancient cities, every arch and alleyway tells a story. In Sicily, you can bike across the rim of Mount Etna, which the ancient Greeks believed was home to the legendary Cyclops. In Spain, learn how to prepare tapas like a true Malagan, then savour every single bite. And venture deeper into nature – literally – as you explore the magnificent Lipa Cave in Montenegro. Wherever your journey takes you, these experiences will make every moment memorable.  



For those looking for a more personalized adventure, there’s Private Journeys. Our Destination Insiders leverage extensive knowledge and years of travel expertise to hand craft one-of-a-kind private tours with you in mind. You can customise an existing tour that catches your eye, or work with an Insider to create an exclusive tour experience that’s completely unique to you or a small group. Celebrating a special occasion, chasing a lifelong dream or looking for ways to rediscover a favourite destination? Private Journeys are at your service.  



Take your adventure underwater and discover a whole world that’s teeming with life. Swim with turtles and manta rays, float over vibrant reefs and explore colorful coral forests on a snorkelling excursion designed to bring you up close with the ocean’s most beautiful natural treasures.  



There’s no better way to explore the beauty beneath the waves than on a guided scuba excursion. Dive deep below the surface of the sea with a certified expert and weave through brilliant coral colonies, scour centuries-old shipwrecks and come face-to-face with exotic aquatic critters.  



Ready to follow where adventure leads you? Here’s everything you need to know about Shore Excursions.

The top reasons to book a Shore Excursion are because it is convenient, it's a one stop-shop for all your planning. There is an expansive variety with excursions for every type of traveller. Lastly, because when you book a Shore Excursion, you have priority. We ensure that you are the first off the ship in order to maximise your adventure time.

Shore excursions are designed for every kind of traveller – from thrill-seekers looking to venture out into the great outdoors, to families craving a fully immersive cultural experience. The best part? Reputable local independent operators take care of everything, so you can just focus on making memories.

Immerse yourself in every destination with unique excursions that accommodate scooters, wheelchairs, walkers and more. Accessible Shore Excursions bring you closer to the culture and beauty of the ports we visit, no matter what your special needs. We’re pleased to provide comfortable, accessible transportation and knowledgeable, local independent experts to help you maximise your time onshore.


    • * Tours involving flights, trains, special events, overnight stays, hotel stays and Private Journeys must be cancelled 30 days prior to sailing to avoid cancellation penalties. Other restrictions may apply.
  • + In the unlikely event that your tour is significantly delayed, we’ll make all the arrangements for you to return to the ship at the earliest opportunity at no expense to you.
  • *Guests on tour under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 
  • Read more on the Guest Terms site.

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