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From sea to shore, from must see sights to must-do adventures,  to departure dates, everything you need to know about shore excursions before you go on your cruise. Such as our Ultimate Shore Trips List. The definitive guide to what to do ashore on your next cruise....read about exciting locales in Destinations Uncovered...or learn more about our readers favorite shore tours for the kids and teens, seniors or active couples. All the Tips and tricks to have a successful cruise vacation.

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Don't just see the world. Explore it and discover new places, new foods, new experiences. Now you can go online and view shore excursions based on your cruise line, cruise ship and departure dates. Just choose from the pull down menus and your off to find shore & land excursions just for you,  shore tours that let you will get you up close and personal with some of the most exciting destinations in the world.

Q. How can I view shore excursions & hot shore tour deals, specifically for my cruise?

A. Excursion finder will help you identify which ports your cruise visits and the tours available for those dates in each of the ports. You will need your cruise departure date, cruise line and ship and Shore Excursions Group will provide you with the ports and tours available in each of those ports for the days you are in port.

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 Port Promotions and Services Inc. was founded in 1990 to provide independent shore excursions as an alternative to the Cruise Line high prices and mass markets. Our Tours are guaranteed to be less expensive and less crowded than those on the cruise ships. Since that time, Port Promotions has emerged as the leading provider of independent shore excursions throughout the world, and are committed to providing a quality experience with a personal touch at a reasonable price.


Sometimes it pays to put yourself in the hands of the experts. Discover extraordinary fun, must-do experiences and savings with a well-planned Shore Excursion program. Planning a vacation can become like a second job. So many decisions. So many websites. Enough information to fill a book—actually, hundreds of them. That’s where we can help. We’ve organized all the must-see sights and must-do adventures into a single shore excursions magazine, Port: Adventure. You’ll get expert guides, find great service, and learn how to maximum the amount of time in each port to enjoy your vacation. We save you the precious time it takes to organize the ultimate shore side experiences during your cruise vacation. And, on top of that, show you where to find value priced shore trips to save you money. All you have to do is relax and enjoy your cruise vacation.  Questions? Just call us at 800.365.1445.

It's All Ashore...
Begin a new vacation each time you set foot ashore!
No matter where you are in the world, shore excursions offer you the opportunities to experience international cultures, sample local cuisine, sightsee and more.
Cruise shore excursions are also unique because of their flexibility. You can take guided tours or customize your sightseeing by renting transportation or embarking on walking tours. Hit all a port of call's local highlights or focus on one or two extended activities. It's your cruise!

 

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Cruises can take you to so many places. With 350 Embarkation Ports and hundreds of Ports of Call around the globe, there’s something ashore for everyone. Where in the world do you want to go?

 

CARIBBEAN: Bury your toes in sugar-white sand, unearth Mayan ruins and shop at outdoor markets for duty-free handicrafts.
BAHAMAS & BERMUDA: Soak up electric blue waters, track the pursuits of legendary pirates and unravel the mystery of the Bermuda Triangle.

MEXICO: Tour ancient villages, old-world factories and traditional plantations. Or daydream in a hammock on a sun-drenched beach.
SOUTH AMERICA: Encounter mummies, active volcanoes and pink dolphins in a country that celebrates both ancient tribes and sophisticated cities.
PANAMA CANAL: Sail through this $350 million man-made wonder en route to fascinating countries like Costa Rica and Aruba. ALASKA: Trek across the "Great Frontier" and explore mile after mile of stunning fjords, glaciers, forests and mountains.
CANADA & NEW ENGLAND: Breathe in the life of rugged seaside villages and the spirit of the American Revolution.

MEDITERRANEAN EUROPE: Stand at the feet of Michelangelo's David, stare into the eyes of da Vinci's Mona Lisa, and take in the most inspired works of art ever created.
NORTHERN EUROPE: Toast to the wonders of lofty castles, grandiose cathedrals and pastoral countryside in an Irish pub.

HAWAII: Relax on Waikiki Beach and snorkel amidst lava rock in Nawiliwili Kauai. Or explore Hawaii's memorials and monuments.
ASIA: Experience a kaleidoscope of Oriental cultures and landscapes and walk the meandering Great Wall of China.
AUSTRALIA & SOUTH PACIFIC: Trek past boiling mud pools and powerful geysers in Tahiti and then attend a world-class performance at the Sydney Opera House.

TRANSATLANTIC: Visit the most geographically diverse regions of the world during a cruise across the Atlantic Ocean.
AROUND THE WORLD: Voyage to several continents across the globe and sightsee lively capitals and rustic villages.

River Cruises:
UNITED STATES: Get a closer look at America by sailing its most legendary rivers, including the Napa, Hudson, Ohio, Missouri and Mississippi.
WORLD: Sail alongside medieval castles, ancient ruins and luxuriant vineyards on rivers such as the Nile, Murray, Danube, Yangtze and Rhine.


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Our goal is to provide access to exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have gathered three of the most experienced sightseeing tour operators, who have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. These companies are experts in providing exceptional shore excursions. They understand that in today's fast paced world, vacations have become an increasingly important way to relax, reconnect with family and friends, and experience new and interesting places. With this in mind, they provide the highest quality tours by performing extensive research, site inspections, and detailed reviews. While other companies also offer excursions, we strongly believe you should check these three companies out and determine for yourself, if their expertise and approach set them apart. The large cruise lines sell shore excursions - typically in very large groups visiting high traffic sites. Visit shoretoursgroup.com for more details.

 

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Q. How can I view shore excursions & hot shore tour deals, specifically for my cruise?

A. Excursion finder will help you identify which ports your cruise visits and the tours available for those dates in each of the ports. You will need your cruise departure date, cruise line and ship and we will provide you with the ports and tours available in each of those ports for the days you are in port. Select your cruise line here, then click on go!

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