2018 Cruisers’ Choice Awards
Get to know the best cruise ships in a variety of categories, based on member review ratings for cruises taken in the last year.

Best Cruise Ships for Shore Excursions

Carnival Breeze
1 of 10 Best Cruise Ships for Shore Excursions
Photo by Cruise Critic member brprod
We went on a Carnival excursion in Grand Cayman to Stingray City and the turtle farm, and this was the highlight of our vacation.
Adventure of the Seas
2 of 10 Best Cruise Ships for Shore Excursions
Photo by Cruise Critic member JoshuaD71
The shore excursions were excellent. You will definitely want to swim with the dolphins in St. Kitts!
Harmony of the Seas
3 of 10 Best Cruise Ships for Shore Excursions
Photo by Cruise Critic member treyopp
We went on an excursion in Nassau, the Blue Lagoon Sea Lion excursion. I highly recommend it, it was so much fun.
Liberty of the Seas
4 of 10 Best Cruise Ships for Shore Excursions
Photo by Cruise Critic member megankk
We booked shore excursions through Royal Caribbean at all three ports, and they were all wonderful.
Carnival Valor
5 of 10 Best Cruise Ships for Shore Excursions
Photo by Cruise Critic member Carolinakeepsakes
Shore excursions were well done and reasonably priced.
Oasis of the Seas
6 of 10 Best Cruise Ships for Shore Excursions
Photo by Cruise Critic member timegoesby
We went on Royal excursions at the three stops, really enjoyed Graycliff chocolate factory in Nassau.
Carnival Triumph
7 of 10 Best Cruise Ships for Shore Excursions
Photo by Cruise Critic member saharaga
We went on 2 on shore excursions, and thought they were both well planned, interesting and a lot of fun!
Allure of the Seas
8 of 10 Best Cruise Ships for Shore Excursions
Photo by Cruise Critic member rag421
The ports of call and the shore excursions that we chose at each one were ones that we will remember for many years with great laughter and fun.
Carnival Fantasy
9 of 10 Best Cruise Ships for Shore Excursions
Photo by Cruise Critic member Jojo1114
When we got to Cozumel we went on the Dolphin excursion and had an WONDERFUL time!! The staff did an AMAZING job and treated you like if they were family!!
Carnival Legend
10 of 10 Best Cruise Ships for Shore Excursions
Photo by Cruise Critic member redanne
The shore excursions we took in each port were outstanding... all tour guides were quite knowledgeable about their islands...the captain zodiac snorkeling adventure in Kona was the best!

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