Shore Excursions In California
SAN FRANCISCO SHORE EXCURSION: HALF DAY CITY TOUR
Just minutes from the Cruise Terminals, we are located conveniently in the Fisherman’s Wharf neighbourhood.
Disembark from your ship, and you have a variety of tour times to chose from during your day visit to San Francisco: 9:00 AM OR 2:00 PM. Join the Grand City Tour and discover a breathtaking metropolis of San Francisco with some style and comfort aboard enclosed luxury motor coaches. Your tour guide will escort you through a tale of charm and attractions with the history of San Francisco.
View valuable treasures as Chinatown, North Beach, Union Square, Palace of Fine Arts, Fisherman’s Wharf, Nob Hill, Pacific Ocean, and Presidio National Park. Your guides will provide photo opportunities at such landmarks as Civic Centre, Golden Gate Park, Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks (weather permitting).
SAN FRANCISCO SHORE EXCURSION: NAPA AND SONOMA FULL DAY WINE TASTING TOUR
Soak up the stunning scenery as you travel across the Golden Gate Bridge into Napa and Sonoma Valley, two of the most-prized wine regions of Northern California. This full-day shore excursion includes wine tasting and exclusive estate tours at three esteemed wineries: Madonna Estate, Sutter Home, and Sebastiani Vineyards. An option with lunch is available.
SAN FRANCISCO SHORE EXCURSION: COASTAL REDWOODS OF MUIR WOODS NATIONAL MONUMENT HALF DAY TOUR
Just minutes from your cruise ship, you can disembark and join us on our Muir Woods Tour available at 9am and 2pm, where you will be quickly whisked away to redwood country here in Northern California. Venture north over the Golden Gate Bridge to an isolated canyon filled with ancient coastal redwood trees, known as Muir Woods National Monument.
Enjoy solitude, peace, and the cool air, as you stroll through 1000-year-old trees towering 260 feet tall.
SAN FRANCISCO SHORE EXCURSION: COASTAL REDWOODS AND CITY HOP ON HOP OFF TOUR
Disembark from your cruise ship and get ready for a thrilling, 6-hour shore excursion of the San Francisco Bay Area. After climbing aboard an air-conditioned coach, you’ll be driven across the Golden Gate Bridge and ferried to Muir Woods National Monument, located just up the coast from the city, and home to towering, 1,000-year-old redwood trees.
After that, we will head to the charming town of Sausalito before returning to San Francisco, where you can explore the city at your leisure via a comprehensive hop-on hop-off bus tour.
SAN FRANCISCO SHORE EXCURSION: HOP ON HOP OFF BUS TOUR
When your cruise ship docks, see San Francisco at your own pace on a hop-on hop-off tour! From historical sites to modern San Francisco architecture, this tour uncovers the beauty and culture of the city.
On modern, comfortable, environmentally friendly double-decker buses, travel around the city and see attractions and neighbourhoods like Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman’s Wharf, Haight Ashbury, Chinatown and North Beach.
Complete with live narration, this tour is a fantastic and easy way to see all the sights of San Francisco at your own pace. Upgrade to the two-day All Loops Pass to discover even more of San Francisco’s must-see attractions. You will begin your tour at Pier 33, just a five-minute walk from the cruise terminal!
SAN FRANCISCO SHORE EXCURSION: ALCATRAZ AND CITY TOUR
When your cruise ship docks in San Francisco, combine a city tour and a guided visit to Alcatraz for the ultimate San Francisco experience! Enjoy the picturesque beauty and iconic attractions of the world-famous city by the Bay, and take a scenic ferry ride to Alcatraz Island for an intriguing walking tour with audio commentary!
SAN DIEGO SHORE EXCURSION: SAN DIEGO HOP ON HOP OFF TROLLEY TOUR
While you’re in port, discover San Diego at your own pace with a 1-day ticket on the San Diego Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour. This do-it-yourself shore excursion lets you create your own itinerary so you can see the sights at your own pace – simply hop off at any stop and hop back on when you’re ready!
SAN DIEGO SHORE EXCURSION: CITY AND LA JOLLA COAST TOUR
Welcome to San Diego! Enjoy the best sightseeing tour that will take you to the most places in San Diego. Enjoy a half day of discovering the historic sights of Old Town, Balboa Park, Downtown including Little Italy, East Village and Embarcadero.
We will stop to take photos along Petco Park, home to the Padres, Balboa Park’s Botanical Building and more! Also enjoy visiting La Jolla, home to various natural sea caves and sea coast! Enjoy a panoramic view of San Diego at Mt. Soledad and then discover the birth place of California and why this city is the very heart of California! Your available options are the USS Midway, Harbour Cruise or Seaport Village shopping.
SAN DIEGO SHORE EXCURSION: SKIP-THE-LINE USS MIDWAY MUSEUM
Experience life at sea without leaving port on a San Diego shore excursion to the USS Midway Museum, home to a US Navy aircraft carrier that was active in the Vietnam War and Desert Storm. This family-friendly attraction is fun, interesting and historical, and it also allows you to enjoy some of the beautiful San Diego waterfront.
SAN DIEGO SHORE EXCURSION: SAN DIEGO SEAL TOUR
While you’re in port in San Diego, explore the city by both land and sea on the San Diego Seal Tour, the Southern California version of the duck tour. On an amphibious vehicle that travels on land and in water, you’ll spend this shore excursion driving along the waterfront and splashing into San Diego Bay. It’s a fun-filled adventure for the whole family.
LOS ANGELES SHORE EXCURSION: BATTLESHIP IOWA MUSEUM ADMISSION
While in port in Los Angeles, explore a real battleship on this shore excursion! The Battleship Iowa Museum is touted as the World’s Greatest Naval Ship and West Coast’s only battleship open to the public. This fun, unique, educational experience takes you along the decks of a battleship that was used for more than 50 years and was an unprecedented leader in its class. Explore fascinating interactive exhibits such as a virtual aerial combat game on your self-guided tour.
LOS ANGELES SHORE EXCURSION: PRE OR POST-CRUISE VIP HELICOPTER TOUR
Before or after your cruise, enjoy the longest helicopter tour in Los Angeles (55 minutes) and travel like a VIP with transfers from port by mini-limousine! You’ll see all the highlights of LA including the beach cities of Redondo and Manhattan, Beverly Hills, Marina del Ray, some celebrity homes and, of course, the famous Hollywood sign.
Upgrade to the Hollywood-Style Tour, which includes sparkling wine and snacks in your mini-limo.
LOS ANGELES SHORE EXCURSION: PRE OR POST-CRUISE HOLLYWOOD STRIP HELICOPTER TOUR
Before you begin your cruise or after it ends in port in Los Angeles, take to the skies for a Hollywood tour by helicopter! On this exhilarating 20-minute helicopter flight, you’ll fly over all the famous sights of the city and the Hollywood Strip. Travel in style from the port in a luxury PT Cruiser, complete with limousine accoutrements like a stocked minibar and snacks.
LOS ANGELES SHORE EXCURSION: PRE OR POST-CRUISE CELEBRITY HOMES HELICOPTER TOUR
Before or after your cruise, see Los Angeles from the air on this approximate 35-minute helicopter tour!
Featuring some of the most famous celebrity homes and Hollywood landmarks, this helicopter flight is a fabulous way to get a taste of LA before heading out to sea or after returning.
Get spectacular views of the Hollywood sign, downtown L A, the Staples Centre, Venice Beach and more.
LOS ANGELES SHORE EXCURSION: DELUXE CHAMPAGNE AIRPLANE TOUR
While you spend time in port in Los Angeles, see the beautiful and famous sights of the City of Angels on an approximate 55-minute airplane tour with Champagne! Enjoy unforgettable views of Marina del Ray, Manhattan Beach, the Getty Centre, downtown Los Angeles, the Hollywood sign and more.
LONG BEACH SHORE EXCURSION: THE QUEEN MARY
Visit the grand and historic ‘Queen Mary’ while you’re in port in Long Beach. Located right in the Port of Long Beach, the ship is the perfect shore excursion! Learn about Her glamorous history, her part in WWII, her art deco beauty and what it was like to be a first-class passenger. Choose from three ticket options to make the most of your visit while you’re in port.