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Our specially curated collections provide a truly authentic look at our destinations while allowing you to explore and experience them in ways that fit your unique personality and travel passions.
These excursions represent our most exclusive and unique opportunities to immerse yourself in our destinations. Be there as history is made at one of the world’s great celebrations, sporting events or cultural festivals. Spend a few days traveling overland on an expedition that ventures beyond the coast. Or, let us craft a private tour around your individual interests.
Join the revelry at world-renowned art shows, sporting events, culinary festivals and other local celebrations.
Venture deeper into a destination to spend a night or more exploring iconic locales and landmarks, found beyond the harbors of your itinerary.
Let Azamara work with you to create the destination experience you’ve always dreamed of! Embark on a personalized Private Tour and we’ll turn that dream into reality.
These curated sightseeing tours reveal the hidden gems, local secrets and signature sites of a destination. Whether a cultural immersion, self-guided tour, panoramic drive, or guided visit, this series makes it easy to enjoy an authentic destination experience.
Dig deeper with specialized experiences that connect you to the people, traditions, natural wonders and cultural riches of our destinations. Walk historic streets. Meet local families. Explore the outdoors. Share local cuisine. These excursions are limited to just 26 guests, so you enjoy the time and space to ask questions, exchange ideas, and really connect.
Connect with customs, beliefs, art, and music that define local cultures through authentic, engaging encounters.
Get immersed in epic history. Learn about the architecture, culture, and beliefs of ancient civilizations.
Savor local food, wines, beers, and spirits on these culinary journeys, many led by Azamara Executive Chefs, Sommeliers and Mixologists.
Spend time with local families, business owners, artists, aristocrats, and other influencers in their homes and workplaces.
Enjoy a close look at indigenous plants and wildlife on an ecological exploration that directly contributes to environmental stewardship.
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No hidden fees. Zero surprises. Planned for maximum convenience.
Change your mind with no cancellation fees on most tours with 48 hours notice.
Excursion Specialists are onboard to answer questions and escort tours.
Excursions are led by knowledgeable and insured operators with local insights.
If your tour is delayed, the ship will wait.
We pride ourselves on being the voyage for those who love travel, so from the moment you book your cruise with us, we want your entire trip to be smooth sailing from start to finish.
You can login to your Guest Account, which will lead you to the Voyage Planner page with all of the shore excursions available for purchase on your itinerary.
Yes, there is a small fee for each Azamara Shore Excursions tour to cover the cost of admission to attractions, transportation, and other associated tour fees.
Of course! Our luxury tour service lets you create any experience you’d like or customize our existing signature tours. Please fill out our Private Tours Request Form at least 30 days prior to sailing.
Yes, your group of 16 or more guests may choose a private tour from our regular program, or you can customize a tour based on your group’s interests, hobbies, and budget. Please visit our Contact Us page for additional assistance.
That depends on how much time we have in port, and what shore excursions are offered in a particular place. Generally, we recommend one shore excursion per port, to allow plenty of time to explore on your own and to allow for spontaneity to play a hand in your experience.
Though the majority of our destinations have multiple shore excursion options, there are a few ports that do not.
Shore excursions are led by knowledgeable and experienced guides who work with reputable local independent operators. The exceptions are Cycling and Azamara Chef Experience tours, which are lead by Azamara staff.
In the unlikely event that your tour is significantly delayed, we will make all arrangements for you to return to the ship at the earliest opportunity at no expense to you.
We strongly suggest booking your Azamara Shore Excursions tours before departure to avoid disappointment since all the experiences are on a first come first serve basis. There is however a shore excursions kiosk onboard each voyage for you to book last-minute excursions.
Tours involving flights, trains, special events, overnight stays, hotel stays and Private Discoveries must be cancelled 30 days prior to sailing to avoid cancellation penalties. Other restrictions may apply. All other Azamara Shore Excursions have a hassle-free 48-hour cancellation policy. Effective for tours scheduled to depart on or after March 29, 2017.
Absolutely! We offer easy shore excursions in select ports that are designed for guests for fulltime wheelchair users, or guests who are unable to walk or negotiate motor coach steps. If you want to take one of these tours, simply browse the tour options and fill out an Accessible Shore Excursions Form prior to departure.
No, unfortunately this is not possible.
Accessible tours are tours designed for full time wheelchair users or guests unable to negotiate motor-coach steps. They are available in certain ports based on the transportation we have been able to secure.
Please submit the completed Accessible Shore Excursions Form no later than 10 business days prior to the start of your cruise. We will advise you of availability and book the tours for you. Written confirmation will follow via email.
These tours are conducted with accessible vehicles that are lift or ramp equipped.
Due to the historical nature of the sites and venues at some ports of call as well as the uneven terrain, inclines, steps to negotiate and narrow sidewalks not all tours offer access to wheelchairs/scooters.
Due to the limited number of seats available in these specialized vehicles and the limited number of tour options available for guests unable to negotiate steps, we give preference on these tours to those guests in need of an accessible vehicle and their companion.
To assist guests in choosing their Azamara Shore Excursions, all tours have been graded according to the level of activity they entail. Please refer to the symbol(s), which is located at the bottom of each excursions title and appear within each excursion description. The symbol(s) represents Mild/Moderate/Strenuous. You may also find symbol(s) which refer to excursions recommended for our guests with limited mobility.
For guests with special needs, please complete the Accessible Shore Excursions Form. For any additional questions, please visit our Contact Us page.
To assist guests in choosing their shore excursions, all tours have been graded according to the level of activity they entail. Please refer to the symbol(s), which is located at the bottom of each tour title and appear within each tour description. The symbol(s) represents Mild/Moderate/Strenuous. Guests will also find wheelchair symbols which highlight accessible shore excursions for guests with wheelchairs.
Please complete the Accessible Shore Excursions Form. To better assist you please be sure to fully complete the form. Once the information is received we will be able to provide you with the applicable list of tour available for your sailing.
All accessible vehicles have rules of compliance that vary by country. Guests in need of an accessible vehicle to participate on a tour must submit the Accessible Shore Excursions Form.
Most tour vehicles are able to accommodate a standard size manual collapsible wheelchair as long as the guest can negotiate the motor coach steps. Guests traveling with a scooter or other type of wheelchair must first check with Accessible Shore Excursions by completing the Accessible Shore Excursions Form. To better assist you please be sure to fully complete the form.
Accessible transportation (bus or van with a ramp or lift) is available at U.S. ports for tours that are wheelchair accessible. Accessible transportation is available upon request and on a first come basis.
Not all tours operating outside of the United States offer accessible transportation. Unfortunately, most of the motor coaches and/ or transportation used for shore excursions is not equipped with ramps and/ or lifts; therefore, for those ports that don’t have accessible motor coaches, we suggest to book Private Tours accessible shore excursions via Private Accessible Vehicle (with ramp or lift) Private Accessible excursions are customized to your liking and include an additional cost.
In those destinations outside of the United States where the tour operators do not have vehicles outfitted with lifts or ramps, private transportation is sourced to provide transportation to our full time wheelchair user guests wishing to participate in Azamara Shore Excursions. This private transportation is upon request, subject to availability, and carries an additional cost. The type transportation (lift/ramp, van/sedan) sourced varies per tour operator and destination.
We suggest for you to submit your request no earlier than 90 days and no later than 21 days prior to the start of your cruise vacation.
Not all boats used on our tours will provide ramp access. In some tours, guests will need to negotiate several steps to access the vessels.
In order to safely board most tenders, guests must be able to take steps and use a collapsible manual wheelchair. In addition, motorized wheelchairs and mobility scooters cannot be taken on tenders, unless roll-on capability is available. Inquire about tender roll-on capability at Guest Relations Desk while on board. Please note roll-on capability is not guaranteed. Weather, sea conditions, and other factors may preclude tendering. Safety of our guests and crew is our primary consideration, and the Captain and his staff will make the final decision regarding transferring guests and their assistive devices based on safety reasons. For more information regarding tendering policy, please visit our Contact Us page for assistance.
Level I shore excursion is geared toward guests who are able to walk short distances, can negotiate motor coach steps, and travel with a standard manual collapsible wheelchair, walker, rollator, or a folding cane.
Guests traveling with a collapsible scooter, and wishing to participate in Level I tours, should submit their collapsible scooter information and dimensions within the Accessible Shore Excursions Form so we can confirm if the collapsible scooter can be accommodated. It is strongly recommended guests travel with a companion to assist with the loading/unloading of the wheelchair/scooter.
NOTE: Please be advised that motorized scooters/wheelchairs may or may not be accommodated depending upon their size and weight.
This level is for those guests that are unable to walk short distances, cannot negotiate motor-coach steps and who travel with a wheelchair/scooter.
Note: Bear in mind that Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations and guidelines do not apply outside of the United States. Therefore, you may experience some differences with transportation, venue access, etc. Some ports may not offer accessible excursions. However, you may inquire about private arrangements via an accessible vehicle. These arrangements come at an additional cost.
Guests traveling with a service animal should contact Accessible Shore Excursions to review guidelines and arrange special accommodations on tours.
Guests taking an oxygen cylinder or concentrator while on tour should provide in advance the dimensions of the device (length x width x height) to accessible shore excursions. Please include this information in the Accessible Shore Excursions Form. This information will ensure special accommodations are in place.