Cruises Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Excursions on Cruise Ships --- Do I have to?

Jump to last reply

Hello
I have never been on a cruise until next year. My friend and I are taking a Windstar cruise and we had questions about the excursions. Is it possible to go on our own at the different stops? Does the ship "tie up" and we can get off or will we need to take an excursion to get to land We were thinking we could explore on our own or hire a local guide.
Thanks for your help.

12 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's Go List 2015 Has Been Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Dec 19, 14 at 05:08 PM
View all Cruises activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report Carnival Ecstasy, Fun Times
  2. 2 Transatlantic cruises late Oct. to mid-Nov. & Celebrity ship choice
  3. 3 choosing a stateroom on a ship
  4. 4 Sailing out of San Juan, PR
  5. 5 Alaska
  6. 6 AMA Waterways River Cruises
  7. 7 Shore excursions from Livorno, OTHER than Florence?
  8. 8 "Shore Excursions in Italy.net"
  9. 9 Trip Report Trip report: Viking Portraits of Southern France
  10. 10 Hop on Hop Off Buses
  11. 11 Trip Report Alaska Shore excursion on the cheap
  12. 12 Choosing a stateroom on Rhine River cruise
  13. 13 Trip Report Sea Spirit to Antarctica
  14. 14 Trip Report Caribbean Princess Trip Report 2014
  15. 15 Alaska cruise excrusions
  16. 16 Carnival Miracle from LA to Mexico?
  17. 17 Trip Report Bad experience on Carnival!!!!!!!
  18. 18 Roundtrip to Alaska or one way
  19. 19 seascanner.com
  20. 20 Noordam VF4038
  21. 21 hotel park and cruise? Seattle
  22. 22 Norwegian Jewel or Canvial Freedom?
  23. 23 Mediterranean cruise
  24. 24 Viking River Cruise--Portugal
  25. 25 Vantage River Cruises vs. Viking River Cruises
View next 25 » Back to the top