Cruise Ports and Excursions

Cruise Ports & Excursions

Make the most of your time in port with Princess

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Discover top-rated destinations on award-winning shore excursions. Our excursions have been recognized for providing exceptional service and outstanding travel experiences.

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Maximize your exploration time and minimize the hassle by booking your shore excursions through Princess Cruises. Guaranteed Return to Ship is our promise that the ship will wait if your tour runs late.

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Book shore excursions with confidence! We offer competitive pricing, friendly service and unmatched destination expertise.

Excursions for Every Interest, Activity & Appetite

See Why Guests Love Our Excursions

Take a virtual tour of our excursions that shows you exactly why they’re so popular. Expertly curated, award-winning and varied, these excursions offer something for everyone, whether an adventure seeker, foodie or history lover.

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Join the Discovery™ Tours

Discovery Exclusive Tours are unique and immersive tours in a small-group setting that cannot be booked independently. Discovery Recommended Tours provide enriching and immersive once-in-a-lifetime experiences.

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Local Connections

Princess Cruises has partnered with a trusted team of local experts to bring you the best each region has to offer. Hundreds of new shore excursions are now available, crafted by local experts, designed to fit a variety of interests.

Learn more about Local Connections

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Make the Most of Your First Visit

Princess takes you directly to the most iconic sites in every port. With everything organized in advance, you’ll get maximum value from your time in port. So even your first visit will be filled with lasting memories.

Tour With Your Taste Buds on Culinary Excursions

Savor the authentic flavors of the places you sail with culinary shore excursions. Soak in Italy's spirit on a visit to a pasta factory in Sorrento. Learn to make decadent scones surrounded by Ireland's rolling countryside. Prepare Paella with a local chef at your side in Spain. With cooking classes and tastings curated with expertise and imagination, a culinary adventure is on your horizon.

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Explore the World at Your Own Pace

Take a tour of Tuscany by private vehicle, stopping whenever it suits your party. Spend a day discovering the modern and classical influences that make Helsinki one of Scandinavia’s most striking cities. Princess tours for independent-minded travelers make it easy to spend your time in port however it means the most to you.

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Introduce Your Family to the Thrill of Discovery™

Every port offers the chance for families to learn something new about our world, and the people and other creatures with whom we share it. Available to Princess Cruises guests, Discovery™ Family tours are designed to capture the imaginations of all ages. Many excursions provide hands-on opportunities to enrich your understanding of the regions we visit, including features specially designed to appeal to 3–12 year-old guests.

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Meet Earth’s Other Inhabitants with Animal Planet™

Get personally acquainted with stingrays in the Caribbean or sloths in Costa Rica. Seek out majestic whales in the frigid waters of Alaska. Or go ashore on an expedition into bear country. Animal Planet excursions offer you new ways to interact with our natural world and gain a greater appreciation of the creatures that call it home. Exclusive Tours are unique and immersive tours in a small-group setting that cannot be booked independently. Animal Planet Recommended Tours show you the coolest animals around the globe.

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Pursue Your Own Interests Off the Beaten Path

Wander through the vertical villages and terraced vineyards of the Italian Rivera’s Cinque Terre. Visit the pastoral heart of Scottish wool production, then cruise the glittering waters of Loch Lomond, the largest freshwater lake in Great Britain. Princess offers excursions that cater to a wide variety of special interests. Because when you search out the unusual, you’re sure to make discoveries that inspire you to come back new®.

Small Group Experiences

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Small Group Excursions

Many of our existing tours are limited to 25 guests or less. A budget-friendly option, our Small Group excursions enable you to connect with other travelers and your destination in an immersive and authentic way. Refer to "Group Size" when booking your excursions.

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Private Vehicles

Vehicles are available with drivers, with or without guides, on a half or full-day basis. Whether by car, van or minibus, this "on your own" solution is perfect for passengers who wish to tour privately or want the flexibility of designing their own itinerary once onboard.

FAQ: Excursions | Excursion Terms & Conditions

Excursion availability based on cruise date, capacity limitations and suitable weather conditions. Subject to change at any time and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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