Shore Excursions

Whether wine tasting in Burgundy, zip-lining in Costa Rica or photographing penguins in Chile, excursions offer the comfortable, convenient and engaging travel experiences you’re looking for on shore.

Best Price Guarantee

Find a better price on any tour we offer and we'll refund you 110 percent of the price difference in the form of an onboard credit. After booking your cruise, log in to learn more and purchase your shore excursions.

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In partnership with FOOD & WINE we’ve crafted exceptional excursions that show the culinary side of destinations in some very special ways, combining food and culture with entertaining and unique experiences.

Groups & Charters

Whether corporate retreats, conferences, class reunions or some other group gathering, a Holland America Line cruise is both a perfect venue and memorable experience. Inclusive pricing covers all accommodations, most dining, entertainment and more.

Benefits Of Booking

Quality & Service

  • Professional, local guides and independent tour operators that meet our high standards.
  • Expert advice offered on board with our shore excursion staff.
  • Our tours offer a wide range of activities, something for everyone.

Book with Confidence

  • Our Best Price Guarantee ensures you can book shore excursions with total confidence. Find a better price on any tour we offer and we'll refund you 110 percent of the price difference in the form of an onboard credit. 
  • More information available when you log in to purchase your shore excursions.
  • Our dedicated shore excursion Reservation Agents and onboard staff offer expert support. Call us toll-free at 1-888-425-9376 or 206-626-7320. Shore excursion Reservation Agents are available Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Pacific), and Saturday and Sunday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Pacific).  In Australia, call us toll free at 1 800 260 639, Monday through Friday 1:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. AEDT, Saturday and Sunday 3:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. AEDT.

Safety, Convenience & Peace of Mind

  • Worry-free return to the ship. In the very rare event that your tour is late and the ship must leave, we will arrange at our expense to get you to the next port of call. With independently booked tours, you are responsible for rejoining the ship at the next port of call.
  • Safety is of extreme importance to us and our tour operators.
  • Maximize your time ashore - go straight to the highlights you want to see without waiting, getting lost, negotiating fares or hassling with currency exchange.
  • Tour departure times coincide with the ship's schedule as well as other tours enabling you to take multiple tours if desired.

Uncompromised Value

  • Award-winning shore excursions - consistently rated "excellent" by guests.
  • Superior quality and competitive pricing.
  • Priceless experiences.

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