We’ve talked about some of the different excursions you can enjoy on a cruise ship in the past, but it can sometimes be a bit concerning as to whether every port will have something you’ll enjoy. And to be honest, not every port will, because we’re all different.
But the thing is, cruise lines generally have a wide range of things to enjoy in each port, so the chances are you’ll easily find something that at least captures your interest. And you don’t need to worry too much about how mobile you are, or how much excitement you need to feel like a trip was worthwhile. There are usually options to suit everyone.
Again though, it can’t be guaranteed. Some towns and cities are old, and have steep steps, cobbled streets and narrow alleys, so if you struggle to walk for long periods or you require a wheelchair to move around, the city might not have something to offer you.
And the reverse of that is true as well – if you’re a thrill seeker who is bored to tears by the idea of a guided tour around historic landmarks, you’ll see that not every port can offer you zip line adventures, or 4×4 safaris, or thrilling water sports.
The key thing here is that you’re the one who chooses your cruise. If excursions are an important part of your planned holiday, you need to work out the best itineraries with ports where you can enjoy yourself the most.
Cruise lines help with this, as most categorise their shore excursions to make it as easy as possible for you to see which ones involve a moderate amount of physical activity, or which ones are more for the adventurous types.
And of course, you can always seek out the advice of the experts – our Cruise Concierge team will be able to guide you to finding the perfect place to escape and find the best excursions suited to you.
By Ian Lewis