On your Royal Caribbean cruise, embark on an adventure to remember with Royal Private Journeys. Our Destination Insiders are at your service to create a carefully curated and totally personalized program. Their expertise and exceptional service ensures that your private excursion delivers the very best of the destination with all the individual touches that make the experience uniquely yours. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, fulfilling a lifelong passion, or looking for new ways to enjoy a favorite place, Royal Private Journeys are for you.
At Your Service
Our Destination Insiders are seasoned world travelers with years of experience sailing aboard our ships. Their deep knowledge of our destinations ensures that your Private Journeys is an unforgettable exploration of culture, tailored just for you. We invite you to discover Private Journeys with us today.
Begin Your Journey
Want to explore one or more of our ports with friends, family, or on your own? Our Private Journeys are the perfect choice.
Enjoy an exclusive narrated drive on a luxury, fully-equipped Hummer to Glacier Gardens, Mendenhall Glacier, and the Alaskan Brewing Company, followed by a grilled wild Alaskan salmon meal at the Gold Creek Salmon Bake.
Misty Fjords & Crab Feast
Experience the beauty and grandeur of the Misty Fjords seascapes and wilderness via the de Havilland Beaver float plane reserved for your private flight-seeing. Your pilot will take you to a cozy rustic lodge on an alpine lake, your destination for a gourmet lunch featuring Alaska’s local dishes.
Basque Cooking with Chef Daniel Garcia
Get cooking with one of Spain’s most celebrated culinary artists at Zortziko, the restaurant awarded a Michelin star for Daniel Garcia’s inventive interpretations of Basque fare. The chef will share his secrets during a hands-on lesson before you sit down to dine together.
Meet Your Destination Insiders
From Antarctica to Alaska, Royal’s Destination Insiders have explored the world extensively. Their expert knowledge of a destination’s secret gems, and hidden hotspots ensures the design of unique, memory-generating experiences tailored specifically to your needs.
Oana thrives on creativity. Her passion is helping guests experience vacation moments that go beyond anything they imagined. She is a true citizen of the world who has spent time in nearly every port of call on our ships’ itineraries.
Zsofia lives a life of international adventure. Born in Hungary and married to a Greek who works onboard our ships, she splits her time between her homeland, his homeland and cruising the world. She can make personal recommendations for nearly all of our ports.
Carolina is from Chile, but after more than a decade of working onboard, she lives most of the year in Greece. She has a special affinity for creating wonderful excursions in the Mediterranean, Baltic, Israel and the Caribbean.
Diego felt the pull to travel after working for an international marketing firm in his home country of Colombia. A former business major, he has an eye for opportunity, only now he focuses on creative, new ways to see the world. He loves the Baltic region, Alaska and the Panama Canal.
With a Hotel & Business Administration background, Fabian has traveled the world for over 20 years and has discovered the world’s best-kept secrets. He enjoys crafting private journeys because it creates a unique personal experience guests will never forget.
Originally from Russia, Nataliya’s heart now belongs to the warm oceans of the Caribbean. She also loves exploring Europe when on vacation. After working as a Shore Excursions manager for 11 years, she is looking forward to sharing her knowledge and experience with you.
Diana’s experience in the hospitality and tourism industry took her to choose life onboard. She has been working with the Shore Excursions Department aboard ships since 2009 and has cruised South America, Panama Canal, Alaska, Caribbean, Canada, New England, The Mediterranean and the Holy Land.
Sandra is an enthusiastic travel expert who has worked aboard our ships since 2002. She has sailed to more than 60 countries, naming China and Egypt as her favorites. As a photographer with a fine arts degree, Sandra loves to capture the beauty in distinctive cultures.
Originally hailing from Chile, Paz has more than 15 years destination expertise. She has traveled extensively and is eager to design unforgettable adventure for your family. No matter where your travel desires take you, Paz will help you discover the world’s most memorable destinations.
“The ability to have a private tour arranged was so easy and perfect. We used this service for all our shore excursions. Our Private Journeys agent was just amazing! We had awesome tours that made all happy.” – Lisa S.
“You have provided the most comprehensive and thorough guide I could ask for. I can’t thank you enough. You not only met, but exceeded my expectations. Thanks again. I can’t show enough appreciation for your attention to detail!” – Joshua S.
Unique Excursions Designed for You
“Each of the guides she selected were punctual, professional and knowledgeable. They exceeded our expectations. This happened because of the high level of service that was provided by Carolina.”
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“Just got back from our Australia and N.Z. cruise and I wanted to tell you how much we enjoyed the personalized overnight trip to Queenstown. I’m SO glad we were able to get onto this excursion! We would have missed a large part of the South Island of N.Z. if we hadn’t gone there. Again, thanks for your help…” – Janet B.
The earlier the better! Once you’ve made your cruise reservation, please contact the team to arrange a Royal Private Journey. The best is to allow at least 21 days prior to sail date. Please allow one business day for our Destination Insiders to review and process your request before they respond.
Yes, when you book a Private Journey with Royal Caribbean International, we guarantee that if your tour is delayed, the ship will wait for you. In the unlikely event that your tour is significantly delayed, and the ship cannot wait, we will make all the arrangements for you to return to the ship at no expense to you.
Yes, full refund will be applied for the private tour. *** Pre-reserved tickets for special events, where the ticket is non-refundable (for ex. Edinburgh Tattoo, British Open, etc.) could be exempted from refund rule.
Our Destination Insiders are all seasoned travelers with global destination expertise. Their comprehensive travel planning services ensure every detail of your private journey is tailored to your interests, preferences and needs. Due to their time and services in planning your unique experience, a non-refundable $100 deposit will be required and applied towards the cost of your Private Journeys booking.