Disney Cruise Line hand picks just the right shore excursions (Disney Cruise Line calls them port adventures) to allow the guest to experience a representative selection of what each port has to offer. Read on to see what Disney typically offers for Bahamian Shore Excursions.
Bahamian Shore Excursions on Castaway Cay
Extreme Getaway Package – This package is a 4-in-1 experience that includes the following: snorkel equipment rental, one-hour bicycle rental, float or tube rental, and Castaway Ray’s Stingray Adventure.
Castaway Ray’s Stingray Adventure – Get up close while feeding stingrays from the palm of your hand. Then, put on snorkel equipment and swim out to the lagoon to snorkel near the 60 stingrays there.
Parasailing – See Castaway Cay from the air with 5-7 minutes at 600-1000 feet.
Watercraft Ski Adventure (Available as Single Rider or Double Rider) – After a 15-minute safety orientation, you follow your guide on a WaveRunner while passing the Disney Cruise Line ship and heading out of the lagoon. At two stops (weather permitting), you will learn about the history of the local area before heading back to Boat Beach. Approximately 45 minutes.
Walking and Kayak Nature Adventure – Enjoy the nature of Castaway Cay as you experience the island in the following ways: nearly a 45-minute walk through the rural parts of the island while the guide shares some of the history of the area, an almost hour-long kayak adventure through the tidal zones and native mangroves, and a 30-minute swim on a deserted beach.
Bahamian Shore Excursions in Key West, Florida
Snorkel, Kayak, and Dolphin Watching Adventure – Enjoy a 20 minute boat ride to the Key West National Wildlife Refuge where you will begin your 45 minute kayak adventure. Next, you will spend about 45 minutes snorkeling in shallow waters where you can see tropical marine life. After your snorkeling adventure ends, the boat will take travel to the “Dolphin Playground” where a resident pod of nearly 100 bottlenose dolphins live.
Old Town Trolley or Conch Train Tour – The trolley or train will travel through the streets of Key West. The trolley or train will pass by many different sights, including Earnest Hemingway’s house, Sloppy Joe’s Restaurant, and more.
White Knuckle Thrill Boat – You will get wet! Feel the thrill as the boat makes 360-degree spins, sideways slides, and other tricks for 30 minutes.
Presidents, Pirates, and Pioneers – This is a guided 2-hour walking tour of Key West’s famous and historical sights.
Back to Nature Kayak Tour – This tour begins with a boat ride to the Wildlife Sanctuary followed by a guided 90 minute kayak adventure on “sit-on-top” kayaks. Enjoy a complimentary cocktail on the boat ride back to the dock.
Bahamian Shore Excursions in Nassau, Bahamas
Blue Lagoon Island Sea Lion Encounter – This encounter begins with a 40 minute ride on a double-decker catamaran to the Blue Lagoon Island. Then, you will join your trainer on a submerged platform to interact for 30 minutes with your sea lion. After exploring the rest of Blue Lagoon Island, enjoy the boat ride back to the ship.
Discover Atlantis – The trip to the Atlantis Resort is a 25 minute narrated drive through historic Nassau. Atlantis has the world’s largest open-air marine environment with 14 exhibits and 13 lagoons filled with more than 50,000 marine animals that represents 250 species. After the 45 minute guided tour through the “ruins” of Atlantis at The Dig (detailed model of an archeological site), explore the underground passageways with large windows to view exotic marine life. After the guided tour, you can try some of the other activities at Atlantis, like gambling or shopping.
Nassau Harbor Cruise – Enjoy a fully-narrated tour of historical Nassau harbor aboard a power catamaran as you view a variety of sights: your Disney Cruise Line ship from sea, mega-yachts in the Atlantis marina, the Atlantis Resort, Fort Montagu, and others.
Graycliff Hotel Wine Luncheon – The Graycliff Hotel was built by a pirate in the 18th century. You will be met with a glass of champagne, and a Graycliffs Master Sommelier will take you on a tour of the hotel, restaurant, and wine center. The luncheon consists of a four-course gourmet meal paired with just the right wines.
*Port adventures are operated by third party contractors who are not agents of the Disney company nor are they controlled or overseen by the Disney company. All times given are approximate times.