The reason many people travel to Patagonia is to see the penguins. Today I was off the Veendam and on a catamaran to Magdalena Island where about 170,000 penguins live for the Off the Beaten Track: Magdalena Penguin Reserve excursion. It’s about an hour and a half ride from Punta Arenas to the island but… read more of “‘Chilling̵…”
Tag: Shore Excursions
The crew of the Ryndam spent a couple hours challenging themselves to climb to the top of Dunn’s River Falls in Jamaica during a fun-filled excursion. Enjoy the photos!
Recently, 64 Amsterdam crew members visited Komodo Island for the Komodo Island Trek excursion. They were split into smaller groups, then given a brief lecture and talk about the island by the rangers. Next they walked the route which takes about 30 – 40 minutes. During the walk the rangers have a large stick in… read more of “Captain’s…”
Pictured below is Styker, the Amsterdam’s Piano Bar Entertainer, helping out the local musicians. The local band entertained the crew of the Amsterdam after their tour of the Elephant Village. The picture above is a crew tour to the Elephant village in Thailand. The crew rode an elephant through the jungle, rode a bamboo raft,… read more of “Amsterdam Crew Has…”
There are two museums in Lima that provide a full exposure to the craftsmanship of those ancient societies who came long before the Inca. I visited both today on the Gold Museum & Ancient Treasures shore excursion. The Larco Museum is a private collection of 45,000 ceramic pieces that date back to well before Christ…. read more of “Exploring the…”
Today we are anchored at Fuerte Amador, Panama. We are going ashore by tender because the ship is anchored. It is always nice to have one or two tender rides during a cruise. There are always enough officers and crew at the gangway keeping an eye on a safe operation and helping the guests on… read more of “Cruise Diary:…”
Aloha! Another great excursion in Nawiliwili, Kauai, Hawaii. First, a scenic drive to a World Wonders Collection shore excursion: “The Grand Canyon of the Pacific” that explores Waimea Canyon. From the lookout at 3,400 feet, we had views of the 2,857-foot-deep canyon.
Aloha from the Waterfall, Cave and Lagoon Trekking tour in Hilo, Hawaii! During this tour we ventured down into an area known as the “boiling pots” where the Wailuku River flows over the lava that forms the Rainbow Falls. Then we climbed into the fascinating Kaumana Cave and trekked through 2 to 3 feet of… read more of “Zaandam Crew Goes…”