Embark on a journey of exploration and enrichment with Holland America’s meticulously crafted shore excursions. Beyond the shimmering seas, each destination becomes a canvas of cultural wonders, historical marvels, and breathtaking landscapes waiting to be explored.

Immerse in Culture and History

As you step ashore, be transported through time with our guided cultural and historical tours. Delve into the rich tapestry of each port of call, from exploring ancient ruins to unraveling the stories behind iconic landmarks. Our knowledgeable guides weave tales of traditions and customs, offering a deeper understanding of the region’s unique identity.

Sightseeing Adventures for Every View

Capture the essence of natural beauty with our sightseeing adventures. Cruise along coastal roads for scenic drives, venture into national parks, or traverse picturesque countryside. Each excursion promises panoramic views and opportunities to capture stunning photographs, ensuring your memories are as vibrant as the destinations.

Active Pursuits for the Adventurous Souls

For those seeking an adrenaline rush, our active explorations cater to your adventurous spirit. Hike through breathtaking landscapes, bike along scenic routes, snorkel in crystal-clear waters, or kayak through nature’s wonders. These excursions allow you to immerse yourself in the destination’s vitality, creating unforgettable moments of exploration.

Culinary Delights from Shore to Ship:

Indulge your taste buds with our culinary experiences, designed to introduce you to local cuisines, markets, wineries, and cooking classes. Immerse yourself in local delights, sample regional specialties, and even partake in hands-on cooking sessions led by local chefs. Every bite becomes a journey through the destination’s flavors.

Exclusive Encounters for a Deeper Connection

Holland America goes beyond the ordinary, offering exclusive and immersive experiences. Enjoy private tours of historical sites, access to local cultural events, or interactions with indigenous communities. These unique opportunities provide a deeper connection, allowing you to appreciate the destination from an insider’s perspective.

Guides, the Local Storytellers

Our shore excursions are led by knowledgeable guides who serve as local storytellers. They provide insightful commentary, historical context, and share their expertise, enhancing your overall experience. Gain a profound understanding of each destination’s nuances, creating a more enriching journey.

Accommodating Diverse Interests and Activity Levels

Recognizing the diversity of our guests, our excursions cater to varying interests and activity levels. Whether you’re a history enthusiast, nature lover, adventure seeker, or culinary aficionado, there’s an excursion tailored to your preferences. We ensure every guest finds their perfect exploration match.

Seamless Planning for Peace of Mind

Planning your onshore experiences is a breeze with our convenient booking options. Guests can secure their excursions in advance or onboard the ship through our dedicated shore excursions desk. This flexibility allows you to tailor your onshore adventures according to your preferences and schedule, ensuring a seamless and personalized journey.

Holland America’s shore excursions redefine the cruise experience, transforming each port of call into a captivating adventure. As you explore diverse cultures, historical landmarks, and natural wonders, our excursions promise to create lasting memories and deepen your connection with the world. Join us on this extraordinary voyage of discovery.