Cruising the world allows you time to relax by the pool, dine on decadent dishes and enjoy West End-style shows each and every day. However, once you reach your ports it’s the excursions which take over – offering you insight into the local delicacies, culture and history of each destination.

Oceania Cruises offers a wide choice of shore excursions to enjoy during your sailing, each of which delves into the fascinating stories and lifestyles found at each port.

They also appear across the world with excursions available in destinations such as Africa, Alaska, Cuba, South America, the Mediterranean or Northern Europe.

For a limited time only, those booking selected Oceania sailings can enjoy a range of these excursions included in their cruise fare – saving up to over £1,000pp! See which excursions are included below:

Cuba Serenade

In order to explore Cuba, you will need to book a shore excursion, Oceania Cruises provides a large number to suit everyone’s tastes and interests at each port, here are just a selection you could do and the amazing value of having them all included for free!

Ultimate highlights of Havana – Old & New – approx. 3 hours, worth £78pp

Discover the remarkable history of Havana, through its massive buildings and notable structures dating back to the 15th century. Colonial Life and modern times are all part of this unforgettable tour of Cuba’s capital.

An evening stroll in Colonia Havana – approx. 3 hours, worth £78pp

Discover Colonial Havana at night and enjoy one of the oldest and most famous bars from around the world in Havana.

Cuban Rum, Cigars and Art, approx. 3.5 hours, worth 78pp

Cuba is well known for having some of the best rum and cigars in the world and the most colourful and vibrant art you can imagine. Enjoy it all in one place – Havana!

Havana, Cuba

Legendarios Del Guajirito at the Riviera Hotel. Approx. 3 hours, worth £125pp

Enjoy a night of traditional music at one of the most popular hotels in Havana.

Cienfuegos art in your hands, approx. 4 hours, worth £117pp

Become immersed in the local culture and arts by touring the colonial district of Cienfuegos and visiting attractions such as the city’s iconic theatre and a well-respected graphic arts workshop.

Botanical Gardens of Cienfuegos, approx. 4.25 hours, worth £117pp

Admire the collection of rare and exotic plants at the Botanical Garden of Cienfuegos and then enjoy a panoramic tour of the must-see landmarks in the colonial downtown.

Colonial Santiago, approx. 4 hours, worth £139pp

Explore the highlights in and around Santiago de Cuba, including famed San Juan Hill, a 17th-century stone fortress and a park that has become the city’s social epicentre.

Jazz night, approx. 3 hours, worth £77pp

Listen to a live musical performance at the pioneering Iris Jazz Club, one of the few venues in Santiago de Cuba that only features Jazz.

Cuba - Caribbean

El Cobre, approx. 4 hours, worth £139pp

Visit the copper-mining town El Cobre, where you will see its revered Virgin of Charity statue in Cuba’s only basilica and watch a live steel band performance.

Blue Lagoon private Island get-away, approx. 4 hours, worth £59pp

After the action-packed days in Cuba, this provides a relaxing respite on a little piece of paradise – Blue Lagoon Island.

Total tour value = £1,007pp

You pay £0pp!

Picturesque Patagonia

Highlights of Montevideo & Tango, approx. 4.5 hours, worth £93pp

See the most renowned landmarks in downtown Montevideo, including a strange castle adorned with symbols from secret societies, where you will watch a tango performance.

Sea Wolves Island, approx. 2.5hours, worth £156pp

Cruise around a protected reserve on an island lying six miles offshore and observe the world’s largest colony of non-migrating sea lions.

Highlights of Punta Del Este, approx. 3.5hours, worth 70pp

A wonderful overview of Punta del Este, this compact tour presents the marquee attractions, leaving plenty of time to explore on your own.

Chile - Patagonia

Highlights of Stanley, approx. 4 hours, worth £117pp

Visit the Christ Church Cathedral, the Liberation Monument and Government house and more.

Tierra del Fuego National Park, approx. 4 hours, worth £125pp

Enjoy a scenic drive through Ushuaia across the valley of the River Pipo to Tierra del Fuego National Park and view the splendid scenery of with lakes, rivers, vegetation and peat bogs.

Trekking in the Andean Club, approx. 3.5 hours, worth £140pp

A unique ski centre is one of the very few in the world with a view of the ocean. In summer it makes great trekking slopes, which are covered with Patagonian trees like coigues, lengas and ñirres. Take the lift that covers approximately 5000 feet and from the top, you will see the legendary Strait of Magellan and the city of Punta Arenas in the distance.

Llama amongst the vegetation in Chilean landscape

Coyhaique and Simpson Valley, approx 5.5 hours, worth £140pp

Enjoy a scenic drive to Coyhaique, crossing the Andes Mountains from the coast to the East. Your route will take you along the Simpson River via a narrow mountainous valley that is the habitat of a varied and abundant collection of birds.

Highlights of Puerto Montt and Frutillar, approx 3.5 hours, worth £125pp

Puerto Montt’s historic sites and spectacular beauty are yours to discover during this scenic journey to Puerto Varas and Frutillar.

Total tour value = £996pp

You pay £0pp

Glaciers & Gardens

Shakes Canoe, approx 2.5 hours, worth £140pp

Experience Wrangell both from the water and on foot.

Island heritage discovery, approx. 2.5 hours, worth £140pp

Journey through the past to the present on a personalised your experience of Wrangell and its most popular attractions.

Lake in Alaska - Mountains - Landscape

Taste of Sitka Approx. 3.25 hours, worth £125pp

Adventure beings with a narrated coach ride to the Sitka National Historical Park, the Sitka Sound Science Centre and visit the Baranof Island Brewery where you will sample both microbrew and Wild Alaskan Salmon.

Klondike Summit, Suspension Bridge & Salmon Bake, approx. 4 hours, worth £140pp

Travel to great heights and absorb the stunning beauty of the Klondike as well as a delicious, all-you-can-eat Alaska-style feast.

Mendenhall Glacier Explorer, approx. 2.5 hours, worth £62pp

Discover Juneau’s scenic natural beauty during this tour of the city’s downtown waterfront, and a visit to the famous Mendenhall Glacier.

Wildflowers carpeting a lush green field in front of snow-capped mountains in Alaska

Historic gold mining & panning adventure, approx. 1.5 hours, worth £86pp

Step back in time and relive Juneau’s gold rush history while panning for gold in the authentic setting of Gold Creek.

Highlights of Ketchikan – Alaska’s first city, approx. 3 hours, worth £117pp

Watch Ketchikan’s rich heritage and natural beauty come alive during an exclusive tour of this waterfront city’s most memorable attractions.

Great Alaskan Lumberjack show, approx. 1 hour, worth £62pp

Witness Alaska’s frontier lumberjacks battle against British Columbia’s premier woodsmen during this exciting, no-holds-barred lumberjack competition to determine who will claim the title of Bull of the Woods.

Total tour value = £872pp

You pay £0pp

You can see all Oceania’s shore excursions at their website here.

There is also a chance to enjoy many of these tours, and more, with the below limited time offer! Book a selected Oceania Cruises sailing and enjoy FREE shore excursions on your cruise, as well as up to $800 FREE to spend on-board or a FREE beverage package. This offer ends at 9pm on the 9 February 2019.

Enjoy FREE unlimited shore excursions when you book a cruise with Oceania
PLUS – Choose: up to $800 free to spend on-board OR a free Beverage Package
Offer ends 9pm 9 February 2019

If you would like to know more about the above deal or cruises with Oceania, call our Cruise Concierge team on 0808 202 6105 for expert advice and award-winning customer service with your booking.

Emma Smith
Emma has more than six years' experience as a writer and has been in the travel industry for over a year. She loves learning of new places and cruise ships coming to market, as well as discovering fun and exciting activities to do while you sail. She has cruised with Royal Caribbean and is looking to get something in diary for 2020! Her favourite things to see on a ship include excellent entertainment, a delicious cocktail menu and extraordinary dining venues.

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