St John's cruises

Famously dusted with pristine white sands and pulsating to the rhythm of steel drums, Antigua is a real Caribbean treat. From the bustling little port of St. Johns, take an excursion across the rolling countryside to Shirley Heights, a fortress dominating the entry to English Harbour, and historic Nelson's dockyard. Today the warehouses are filled with shops and restaurants, and the sails belong to international yachts.

Excursions

Please note: The shore excursions listed are typical for this port. The full programme of shore excursions available for your cruise will be displayed on Cruise Personaliser at least 12 weeks prior to departure.

  • Caribbean Sailaway

    Combine a leisurely catamaran cruise, sandy beaches, a delicious buffet luncheon, Caribbean music and an open bar for a day of total bliss!

    Caribbean Sailaway

    Step aboard your catamaran and set sail on a leisurely cruise along the calm west coast of Antigua. A stop will be made at a beach, giving you time to relax on the warm sand or perhaps cool off with a refreshing swim.

    Afterwards, you’ll re-board your catamaran and continue further along the coastline. Sit back and enjoy soft drinks from the open bar as you take in the lovely Caribbean surroundings. Your second beach stop will provide further opportunity to soak up the sun, swim in the clear water or stroll along the beach.

    As you set sail for the final time, you’ll be able to satisfy your appetite with a delicious al fresco Caribbean style buffet lunch and enjoy the open bar, which will be serving wine, rum punch, cocktails, soft drinks and beer. As you relax with a drink, you’ll feel your spirits lift as the colourful scenery and musical sounds of the Caribbean surround you.

    ACTIVITY EXCURSIONS
    You and all those in your party should be aware that, in undertaking activity excursions, you will be involved in a degree of physical exertion and/or activity such as hiking, biking, snorkelling, kayaking, diving etc. By booking the excursion you confirm that you and all those in your party are in good physical and mental condition, with no history of conditions such as seizures, dizziness, fainting, heart condition, respiratory problems or back/neck problems (by way of example only). You should also ensure that no one in your party is taking medicine that carries a warning about impairment of physical or mental abilities. If you are pregnant this type of excursion may not be appropriate for you. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit and well enough to take part in the activities booked and you are reminded to take care for your own safety. Because of the risks associated with activity excursions, you may be asked by the excursion provider to sign a document which may affect or limit the excursion provider’s liability. Comfortable flat walking shoes are recommended.

    BEACH/WATER RELATED EXCURSIONS
    For any excursion involving water, guests are reminded to exercise particular care. Alcohol and eating a full meal should be avoided before swimming. If buoyancy aids are provided for an activity they must be worn at all times. You should bear in mind that the sea is unpredictable. Lifeguards are unlikely to be present and there may not be a flag system to indicate whether or not it is safe to go in the water. In addition, beach activities may not be supervised or accompanied and so you should take care to satisfy yourself as to the safety of the beach and/or the sea at the time of your excursion. Please exercise caution when entering the sea as the seabed and aquatic environment is capable of springing surprises and we have not inspected the beach or seabed for its safety. Children must be supervised by you at all times near water. All activities on the beach, water and in the sea are undertaken at your own risk. You’ll need to take swimwear, a towel, sunscreen and flat shoes that can be worn in the water.

    LIABILITY
    Cunard will arrange for the excursions to be performed by the relevant excursion provider. Cunard does not provide or supply the excursion services. Cunard will exercise reasonable care and skill in the selection of the excursion provider, but will not in any circumstances have a greater liability than the excursion supplier and Cunard shall not be responsible for the negligent acts/omissions of the excursion supplier. Please note that in relation to all excursions Cunard is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage, or injury sustained by you unless such loss, damage or injury arises out of a breach of legal duty of Cunard.

    TRAVEL INSURANCE
    Before booking any activity excursions it is essential that you ensure your travel insurance extends to cover the specified activity. It is your responsibility to obtain adequate insurance.

    This excursion will operate by catamaran. The catamaran may have to beach for guests to wade the short distance to the shore. Water shoes or flat non-slip shoes are recommended. Please remember your swimwear, sunscreen and a towel. On occasions a dinghy may be used to transfer ashore when the catamaran is at anchor. There are toilets and changing facilities on board the catamaran. The catamaran is not wheelchair accessible. Depending on sea swells, an alternative anchorage / beach may be used. Topless sunbathing is not permitted for females. Approximately one hour will be spent at each beach. Please refrain from drinking alcohol prior to any swimming activities.

    Tour code

    ANU_034

    Features

    • Activity low

      Activity Level: Low

    • Meal included

      Meal Included

    • Refreshments included

      Refreshments included

    Duration

    6 hours

  • Stingray Sensation

    Take this wonderful opportunity to swim and snorkel with magnificent stingrays in their natural environment.

    Stingray Sensation

    Take a brief bus ride across Antigua’s rugged countryside to the stingray land-base. Here you’ll be kitted out with snorkelling gear and given a safety briefing and buoyancy aid.

    Boarding a small motor boat, you’ll take a thrilling eight-minute ride out to the sand bar, which is home to an array of friendly stingrays. The waters on the sand bar are between four and six feet deep, so ideal for everyone to get up close to these graceful creatures as they glide through the clear waters. The resident rays are quite used to people in their environment and you may even get the opportunity to feed them under the supervision of your guide.

    After your unique experience, you’ll be taken back to base where you will be able to change and browse the digital photographs of your adventure, whilst enjoying refreshments of rum or fruit punch.


    ACTIVITY EXCURSIONS
    You and all those in your party should be aware that, in undertaking activity excursions, you will be involved in a degree of physical exertion and/or activity such as hiking, biking, snorkelling, kayaking, diving etc. By booking the excursion you confirm that you and all those in your party are in good physical and mental condition, with no history of conditions such as seizures, dizziness, fainting, heart condition, respiratory problems or back/neck problems (by way of example only). You should also ensure that no one in your party is taking medicine that carries a warning about impairment of physical or mental abilities. If you are pregnant this type of excursion may not be appropriate for you. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit and well enough to take part in the activities booked and you are reminded to take care for your own safety. Because of the risks associated with activity excursions, you may be asked by the excursion provider to sign a document which may affect or limit the excursion provider’s liability. Comfortable flat walking shoes are recommended.

    BEACH/WATER RELATED EXCURSIONS
    For any excursion involving water, guests are reminded to exercise particular care. Alcohol and eating a full meal should be avoided before swimming. If buoyancy aids are provided for an activity they must be worn at all times. You should bear in mind that the sea is unpredictable. Lifeguards are unlikely to be present and there may not be a flag system to indicate whether or not it is safe to go in the water. In addition, beach activities may not be supervised or accompanied and so you should take care to satisfy yourself as to the safety of the beach and/or the sea at the time of your excursion. Please exercise caution when entering the sea as the seabed and aquatic environment is capable of springing surprises and we have not inspected the beach or seabed for its safety. Children must be supervised by you at all times near water. All activities on the beach, water and in the sea are undertaken at your own risk. You’ll need to take swimwear, a towel, sunscreen and flat shoes that can be worn in the water.

    LIABILITY
    Cunard will arrange for the excursions to be performed by the relevant excursion provider. Cunard does not provide or supply the excursion services. Cunard will exercise reasonable care and skill in the selection of the excursion provider, but will not in any circumstances have a greater liability than the excursion supplier and Cunard shall not be responsible for the negligent acts/omissions of the excursion supplier. Please note that in relation to all excursions Cunard is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage, or injury sustained by you unless such loss, damage or injury arises out of a breach of legal duty of Cunard.

    TRAVEL INSURANCE
    Before booking any activity excursions it is essential that you ensure your travel insurance extends to cover the specified activity. It is your responsibility to obtain adequate insurance.

    This excursion will operate by minibus and boat. Children under six may not participate. Stingrays do possess a barb on their tails; however they only use this if they feel threatened, it is therefore imperative to follow the guides instructions at all times. Stingrays have incredible suction power, which you may feel if you choose to feed them. Participants must be confident in the water; buoyancy aids will be provided and should be worn. Please remember to wear your swim attire, take a towel and sunscreen. Snorkel equipment is provided. US dollars are required if you wish to purchase photographs and souvenirs.

    Tour code

    ANU_012

    Features

    • Activity medium

      Activity Level: Medium

    • Refreshments included

      Refreshments included

    Duration

    3 hours

  • Best of Antigua & Lobster Lunch

    Combine the picturesque sights of Antigua and a delicious lobster lunch with time to relax on a sandy Caribbean beach.

    Best of Antigua & Lobster Lunch

    Embark on a scenic drive through Antigua’s countryside to the cliff-top location of the island’s two ancient sights, Block House Ruins and Shirley Heights. These panoramic viewpoints offer spectacular views over Nelson’s Dockyard village, Galleon Beach and English Harbour.

    Your journey will continue through the beautiful Antiguan National Park to English Harbour for a visit to Nelson’s Dockyard. You’ll have time to explore this historic Georgian shipyard, which today has been refurbished as a pretty colonial style village, before being served a delicious fresh lobster luncheon with refreshments at the Dockyard’s Copper and Lumber Inn.

    After luncheon, you’ll head to a sandy beach, where you’ll have around 1½ hours to laze on the warm sands, take a dip in the clear waters or simply enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings, which typify the Caribbean.


    BEACH/WATER RELATED EXCURSIONS
    For any excursion involving water, guests are reminded to exercise particular care. Alcohol and eating a full meal should be avoided before swimming. If buoyancy aids are provided for an activity they must be worn at all times. You should bear in mind that the sea is unpredictable. Lifeguards are unlikely to be present and there may not be a flag system to indicate whether or not it is safe to go in the water. In addition, beach activities may not be supervised or accompanied and so you should take care to satisfy yourself as to the safety of the beach and/or the sea at the time of your excursion. Please exercise caution when entering the sea as the seabed and aquatic environment is capable of springing surprises and we have not inspected the beach or seabed for its safety. Children must be supervised by you at all times near water. All activities on the beach, water and in the sea are undertaken at your own risk. You’ll need to take swimwear, a towel, sunscreen and flat shoes that can be worn in the water.

    LIABILITY
    Cunard will arrange for the excursions to be performed by the relevant excursion provider. Cunard does not provide or supply the excursion services. Cunard will exercise reasonable care and skill in the selection of the excursion provider, but will not in any circumstances have a greater liability than the excursion supplier and Cunard shall not be responsible for the negligent acts/omissions of the excursion supplier. Please note that in relation to all excursions Cunard is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage, or injury sustained by you unless such loss, damage or injury arises out of a breach of legal duty of Cunard.

    TRAVEL INSURANCE
    Before booking any activity excursions it is essential that you ensure your travel insurance extends to cover the specified activity. It is your responsibility to obtain adequate insurance.

    This excursion will operate by minibus and on foot. The minibus has no stowage facilities for wheelchairs. A chicken or vegetarian alternative to the lobster lunch is available, if booked with the Tours Office onboard at least 48 hours in advance of the call. This tour involves a total of 30 minutes of leisurely walking, which includes some uneven ground. Flat, comfortable shoes are recommended. Guests are reminded to wear swimming attire and take a towel and sunscreen. Please be advised that the beach shelves steeply into the water. Please refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages prior to swimming activities.

    Tour code

    ANU_030

    Features

    • Activity medium

      Activity Level: Medium

    • Meal included

      Meal Included

    • Refreshments included

      Refreshments included

    Duration

    6 hours

  • Island Safari 4x4 and Beach

    Take a jeep ride adventure, off the beaten track, to discover Antigua’s hidden treasures, before relaxing out on the beach.

    Island Safari 4x4 and Beach

    An open-air, safari jeep is your ticket to explore Antigua's hidden treasures and witness some of the best views in the Caribbean.

    Head out with your driver guide on an off-road expedition towards the south western region of the island. During your journey, you’ll pass through the quaint village of Bendals and wend your way through Fig Tree Drive, Antigua's rainforest.

    A stop will be made at a lovely Antiguan beach, just one of 365 on the island, to give you a chance to relax and soak up the sun. You will have around an hour to take a refreshing swim in the sea or simply unwind on the warm sand before heading back to port.

    During the tour, a refreshment stop will be made at a panoramic viewpoint so you can cool off with a fruit or rum punch, whilst you admire your scenic surroundings.


    ACTIVITY EXCURSIONS
    You and all those in your party should be aware that, in undertaking activity excursions, you will be involved in a degree of physical exertion and/or activity such as hiking, biking, snorkelling, kayaking, diving etc. By booking the excursion you confirm that you and all those in your party are in good physical and mental condition, with no history of conditions such as seizures, dizziness, fainting, heart condition, respiratory problems or back/neck problems (by way of example only). You should also ensure that no one in your party is taking medicine that carries a warning about impairment of physical or mental abilities. If you are pregnant this type of excursion may not be appropriate for you. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit and well enough to take part in the activities booked and you are reminded to take care for your own safety. Because of the risks associated with activity excursions, you may be asked by the excursion provider to sign a document which may affect or limit the excursion provider’s liability. Comfortable flat walking shoes are recommended.

    BEACH/WATER RELATED EXCURSIONS
    For any excursion involving water, guests are reminded to exercise particular care. Alcohol and eating a full meal should be avoided before swimming. If buoyancy aids are provided for an activity they must be worn at all times. You should bear in mind that the sea is unpredictable. Lifeguards are unlikely to be present and there may not be a flag system to indicate whether or not it is safe to go in the water. In addition, beach activities may not be supervised or accompanied and so you should take care to satisfy yourself as to the safety of the beach and/or the sea at the time of your excursion. Please exercise caution when entering the sea as the seabed and aquatic environment is capable of springing surprises and we have not inspected the beach or seabed for its safety. Children must be supervised by you at all times near water. All activities on the beach, water and in the sea are undertaken at your own risk. You’ll need to take swimwear, a towel, sunscreen and flat shoes that can be worn in the water.

    LIABILITY
    Cunard will arrange for the excursions to be performed by the relevant excursion provider. Cunard does not provide or supply the excursion services. Cunard will exercise reasonable care and skill in the selection of the excursion provider, but will not in any circumstances have a greater liability than the excursion supplier and Cunard shall not be responsible for the negligent acts/omissions of the excursion supplier. Please note that in relation to all excursions Cunard is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage, or injury sustained by you unless such loss, damage or injury arises out of a breach of legal duty of Cunard.

    TRAVEL INSURANCE
    Before booking any activity excursions it is essential that you ensure your travel insurance extends to cover the specified activity. It is your responsibility to obtain adequate insurance.

    This excursion will operate by jeep. The jeep has no stowage facilities for wheelchairs. This tour is not suitable for those with injuries or conditions, which may be affected by the bumpy ride. Pregnant women and children under eight may not participate. There is a weight limit of 18 stone on this tour. There will be on-road driving as well as off-road. Guests are reminded to wear swimming attire, take a towel and sunscreen. There are no changing facilities at the beach, however toilets are available. Please refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages prior to swimming activities. Sunbeds and umbrellas are not included at the beach and are payable locally, if available. Topless bathing is not permitted for females.

    Tour code

    ANU_056

    Features

    • Activity medium

      Activity Level: Medium

    • Refreshments included

      Refreshments included

    Duration

    3½ hours

  • Golf Non Player

    Choose this option if you wish to accompany the golf player in your party.

    Golf Non Player

    The Cedar Valley Golf Course was opened to the public in 1977 as Antigua's only 18-hole championship golf course. It is set within lovely grounds and surrounded by breathtaking scenery, making it a pleasant experience for a non-golf player. You can choose to share the cart with the golfer or simply relax in the club restaurant and bar.

    This excursion will operate by minibus. This tour is unguided and does not include any meals or refreshments.

    Tour code

    ANU_058

    Features

    • Activity medium

      Activity Level: Medium

    Duration

    6 hours

  • Sights & Scenery of Antigua - Private Tour (2-3 pe

    Discover the stunning sights and scenery of Antigua and share exclusive moments with family/friends in the privacy of your own transport.

    Sights & Scenery of Antigua - Private Tour (2-3 pe

    Discover the secrets and scenery of Antigua with your friends/family on your own private minivan tour. The minivans are spacious allowing you to choose your favourite spot to sit and watch the landscape go by.

    Your own personal guide will entertain you with stories and tales of the local history which will help bring the island to life as you drive through the lush Antiguan countryside. A visit will be made to the famous historic Nelson’s Dockyard, the last remaining Georgian naval dockyard still in use today. Enjoy refreshments of fruit or rum punch as you explore the pretty harbour at your own leisure. Afterwards, you’ll be taken to the Dow’s Hill Interpretation Centre, where an interesting 15 minute multimedia presentation will be shown of the island’s history.

    On the way back to the ship, there will be a photo stop at 2 of the best viewpoints in Antigua; Block House Ruins and Shirley Heights. Block House Ruins has breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean whilst Shirley Heights, the principal fortification of the British fleet stationed at English Harbour, provides a panoramic vista of Antigua’s stunning east coast.

    Sights & Scenery of Antigua – Private Tour. Entrances, toilet facilities, photography and video fees are included.

    This tour is for 2-3 people and is charged per person. Gratuities are not included.


    This excursion operates by private minibus. All venues are wheelchair accessible; however there is some uneven terrain at the viewpoints. The vehicles used do not have storage facilities for wheelchairs; however it is possible to place collapsible wheelchairs behind the front seats (if the rest of your party are in agreement). There is approximately 1 hour spent at Nelson’s Dockyard. The amount of walking is at your own discretion. Slight deviations to the duration, venues or tour timings will be considered if requested 7 days in advance. Private tours are non-refundable once confirmed. Vehicles and guides are extremely limited, so early reservation is recommended to avoid disappointment. Actual vehicle type varies depending on availability. Once on board, you’ll receive a request for the names of each individual in your party.

    Tour code

    ANU_061

    Features

    • Activity low

      Activity Level: Low

    • Family

      Especially suitable for families

    Duration

    3½ hours

  • Rum Shack & Cricket Legend

    A unique opportunity to sample Antiguan rum, taste some Caribbean specialities and to meet a famous cricketer.

    Rum Shack & Cricket Legend

    Just a short drive from the port is Sir Vivian Richards Street, the very street where the famous cricketer grew up. You’ll also catch sight of Sir Andy Roberts Street, named in honour of Sir Andy Roberts; a perfect photograph opportunity.

    Located on Sir Vivian Richards Street is the local rum shack ‘The Back Yard'. This traditional and charming venue gives a real sense of local Antiguan life and a reminder of the island’s association with cricket. Upon arrival, the owners will give you a very warm welcome and present a few interesting facts on how Antiguan and Caribbean rums are made. You’ll be offered a few of the rums to sample, complemented with a choice of delicious Antiguan and Caribbean luncheon specialties.

    The highlight of your tour will be an exclusive appearance by one of Antigua’s Internationally famed cricketers; Sir Andy Roberts, Sir Curtly Ambrose, Sir Richie Richardson, Sir Vivian Richards, Kenneth Benjamin or Ridley Jacobs. Hear in person their memories and experiences of test cricket. There’ll be time to enjoy photographs and ask for an autograph with the cricketing legend, before the return drive to the port.


    This excursion will operate by minibus. Early booking is highly recommended due to limited capacity. Participants under the age of 18 years are not permitted to consume alcohol. The cricket legend is not known in advance and may be any of the above mentioned. This tour involves limited walking, however guests must be able to negotiate steps on to and off the minibus. Rum will be available for purchase and novelty cricket bats, if required, for autograph purposes. US Dollars are accepted.

    Tour code

    ANU_057

    Features

    • Activity low

      Activity Level: Low

    • Refreshments included

      Refreshments included

    Duration

    2½ hours

  • Antigua by Helicopter

    Absorb Antigua’s breath-taking landscape and picturesque coastline on a fascinating helicopter flight.

    Antigua by Helicopter

    Your helicopter experience will begin with a short minibus drive to the helipad, where you’ll be briefed on your flight before taking to the skies to witness the amazing aerial views of Antigua’s stunning coastline.

    As you fly over the crystal clear waters of the west coast, you will be able to see Cades Reef and Rendezvous Bay and admire the panoramic views of the stretching white sandy beaches.

    As you look down on the island, look out for the historic fortifications that reflect Antigua’s past, see the superyachts anchored at Falmouth Harbour, and view the historic English Harbour and Shirley Heights Lookout.


    This excursion will operate by minibus and helicopter. This tour is non refundable once booked. You will be contacted on board regarding your flight times. There is a strict weight restriction of 16½ stone per person and a height restriction of six feet and four inches. Your weight and height will be requested on board and must be accurate, as this determines the helicopter configuration. If a guest is over the stated restrictions they will be charged for an additional seat. Two sizes of helicopter will be used for this tour, depending on the number of passengers booked. One helicopter has a maximum capacity of four seats; the other has a maximum capacity of six seats. The seats are configured with one middle seat, which affords views out of both sides, but is not directly beside a window. Preferred seating and flight times cannot be guaranteed. Total flight time is around 30 minutes. Guests are provided with headsets for intercom communication with the pilot and one another.

    Tour code

    ANU_048

    Features

    • Activity low

      Activity Level: Low

    Duration

    1¾ hours

  • Antigua Island Sights

    Capture the best views on the island and discover the charm of Nelson’s Dockyard.

    Antigua Island Sights

    Gain an overview of this lovely island as you take in panoramic views from Block House Ruins and Shirley Heights before visiting the renowned Nelson’s Dockyard, one of the most popular attractions in the eastern Caribbean.

    Block House Ruins sit at an elevated position of 446 feet above the sea on a sheer cliff and offers a spectacular view that sweeps across Indian Creek and the Atlantic Ocean. The Block House was the principal lookout and officers’ barracks for the First West India Regiment back in 1787.

    Shirley Heights, named after Sir Thomas Shirley, was the principal fortification of the British fleet stationed at English Harbour. The famous view from Shirley Heights is stunning, taking in virtually the entire east coast of Antigua.

    Nelson’s Dockyard has a unique atmosphere and is the last remaining Georgian naval dockyard that is still in use today. You will have around one hours’ free time to explore the dockyard independently with its Admiral’s Inn, museum, mystery pillars, art gallery and bakery or you may prefer to stroll by the old stone quayside and admire the sleek yachts moored alongside as you soak up the unique atmosphere of this picturesque dockyard. During your visit, refreshments of rum or fruit punch will be served at the Galley Bar.

    This excursion will operate by minibus. The minibus has no stowage facilities for wheelchairs. Walking is at guests’ own discretion. There are a few steps to enter each venue at Nelson’s Dockyard and the terrain is uneven in places.

    Tour code

    ANU_060

    Features

    • Activity low

      Activity Level: Low

    • Refreshments included

      Refreshments included

    Duration

    3¼ hours

  • Reef Rider Adventure

    Take to the water, and Captain your own two-seater Rigid Inflatable Boat, followed by a spot of snorkelling.

    Reef Rider Adventure

    A transfer by minibus takes you to Jolly Harbour, where you’ll be greeted by your awaiting self-drive RIB. Following a safety briefing, it’s time to take the helm and begin your adventure on the water!

    As your instructor leads you out of the harbour, your exhilarating ride will take you along the West coast, in and out of bays and around reefs, before arriving at one of Antigua’s premier snorkelling areas, Cades Reef.

    It’s then time to don your snorkel mask and fins, and take to the inviting Caribbean water for your snorkel adventure. Keep your eyes peeled as you search for parrotfish, damselfish, angelfish, and many other types of colourful marine life. You may also choose to relax on board your RIB and soak up the wonderful scenery.

    As you navigate your way back to Jolly Harbour, with your instructor leading the way, you’ll be treated to yet more stunning coastal scenery.


    ACTIVITY EXCURSIONS
    You and all those in your party should be aware that, in undertaking activity excursions, you will be involved in a degree of physical exertion and/or activity such as hiking, biking, snorkelling, kayaking, diving etc. By booking the excursion you confirm that you and all those in your party are in good physical and mental condition, with no history of conditions such as seizures, dizziness, fainting, heart condition, respiratory problems or back/neck problems (by way of example only). You should also ensure that no one in your party is taking medicine that carries a warning about impairment of physical or mental abilities. If you are pregnant this type of excursion may not be appropriate for you. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit and well enough to take part in the activities booked and you are reminded to take care for your own safety. Because of the risks associated with activity excursions, you may be asked by the excursion provider to sign a document which may affect or limit the excursion provider’s liability. Comfortable flat walking shoes are recommended.

    BEACH/WATER RELATED EXCURSIONS
    For any excursion involving water, guests are reminded to exercise particular care. Alcohol and eating a full meal should be avoided before swimming. If buoyancy aids are provided for an activity they must be worn at all times. You should bear in mind that the sea is unpredictable. Lifeguards are unlikely to be present and there may not be a flag system to indicate whether or not it is safe to go in the water. In addition, beach activities may not be supervised or accompanied and so you should take care to satisfy yourself as to the safety of the beach and/or the sea at the time of your excursion. Please exercise caution when entering the sea as the seabed and aquatic environment is capable of springing surprises and we have not inspected the beach or seabed for its safety. Children must be supervised by you at all times near water. All activities on the beach, water and in the sea are undertaken at your own risk. You’ll need to take swimwear, a towel, sunscreen and flat shoes that can be worn in the water.

    LIABILITY
    Cunard will arrange for the excursions to be performed by the relevant excursion provider. Cunard does not provide or supply the excursion services. Cunard will exercise reasonable care and skill in the selection of the excursion provider, but will not in any circumstances have a greater liability than the excursion supplier and Cunard shall not be responsible for the negligent acts/omissions of the excursion supplier. Please note that in relation to all excursions Cunard is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage, or injury sustained by you unless such loss, damage or injury arises out of a breach of legal duty of Cunard.

    TRAVEL INSURANCE
    Before booking any activity excursions it is essential that you ensure your travel insurance extends to cover the specified activity. It is your responsibility to obtain adequate insurance.

    This excursion will operate by Minibus and self-drive RIB. This tour is sold ‘per RIB’, each holding two guests who will share the driving. Only one guest need book a ticket. Drivers must be 18 or over. Non-drivers must be aged eight years or over. Pregnant women are not permitted to participate. There is a combined weight limit of 28 stone per RIB. Snorkel equipment is included. This tour is not suitable for those with injuries or conditions, which may be affected by a bumpy ride. Guests are reminded to wear swimwear, take a towel and sunscreen. Please refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages prior to swimming. Before you book this excursion you must refer to the ‘Activity Excursion’ and ‘Beach / Water Related’ paragraphs under the Guide to Symbols in this brochure.

    Tour code

    ANU_065

    Features

    • Activity high

      Activity Level: High

    Duration

    3¼ hours

  • Nelson's Dockyard

    Immerse yourself in the history and the timeless elegance of Nelson’s Dockyard as you explore its pretty harbour and quaint colonial village.

    Nelson's Dockyard

    Take a scenic drive through Antigua’s lush scenery to English Harbour, located at the southern tip of the island. This beautiful natural harbour is home to Nelson’s Dockyard, made famous by the great Admiral Lord Nelson who was stationed here during the 18th century. Today the dockyard has been refurbished as a colonial village offering a wonderful mixture of period English and Caribbean style architecture. It is also the only remaining Georgian naval shipyard still in operation.

    Upon arrival, you’ll be given a brief informative orientation of the dockyard, before exploring at your own leisure. You’ll have around two hours to visit the museum, explore the dockyard, browse the interesting shops and stalls for a souvenir, absorb the beauty of your surroundings or simply relax at the water’s edge of the harbour.


    This excursion will operate by minibus and on foot. There are no storage facilities for wheelchairs on the minibus. This tour is unguided and there will be no commentary during the journey to Nelson’s Dockyard. The drive is approximately 40 minutes, depending on local traffic conditions. A local escort will meet you upon arrival and will be available during your visit. Please ensure you are aware of the return meeting time and location before exploring independently. There are several steps or ramps to access the buildings and uneven terrain in places. Flat, comfortable shoes are recommended. US Dollars are accepted for purchases.

    Tour code

    ANU_035

    Features

    • Activity low

      Activity Level: Low

    • Shopping

      Shopping

    Duration

    3½ hours

  • Paradise Reef Snorkel and Beach

    Discover the colourful underwater world of Paradise Reef and the warm golden sands of an Antiguan beach on a leisurely catamaran cruise.

    Paradise Reef Snorkel and Beach

    Board your catamaran and admire the beautiful Antiguan scenery, as you sail along the coastline to Paradise Reef, one of the island’s best snorkeling locations.

    After a safety briefing and instruction, you’ll have time to explore the underwater world with its garden of coral and abundant marine life. Look out for a variety of sea life, however if you don’t wish to snorkel, you can sunbathe on board or relax with a drink from the open bar.

    Your next stop will be the warm sands of a lovely Antiguan beach. Here you’ll have the opportunity to soak up the sun as you laze on the sandy shore or, if you are feeling more active, enjoy a swim in the crystal clear Caribbean sea.

    Back on board the catamaran, the open bar will be serving soft drinks, fruit and rum punch for you to enjoy, as you take in the panoramic views on the journey back to the pier.


    ACTIVITY EXCURSIONS
    You and all those in your party should be aware that, in undertaking activity excursions, you will be involved in a degree of physical exertion and/or activity such as hiking, biking, snorkelling, kayaking, diving etc. By booking the excursion you confirm that you and all those in your party are in good physical and mental condition, with no history of conditions such as seizures, dizziness, fainting, heart condition, respiratory problems or back/neck problems (by way of example only). You should also ensure that no one in your party is taking medicine that carries a warning about impairment of physical or mental abilities. If you are pregnant this type of excursion may not be appropriate for you. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit and well enough to take part in the activities booked and you are reminded to take care for your own safety. Because of the risks associated with activity excursions, you may be asked by the excursion provider to sign a document which may affect or limit the excursion provider’s liability. Comfortable flat walking shoes are recommended.

    BEACH/WATER RELATED EXCURSIONS
    For any excursion involving water, guests are reminded to exercise particular care. Alcohol and eating a full meal should be avoided before swimming. If buoyancy aids are provided for an activity they must be worn at all times. You should bear in mind that the sea is unpredictable. Lifeguards are unlikely to be present and there may not be a flag system to indicate whether or not it is safe to go in the water. In addition, beach activities may not be supervised or accompanied and so you should take care to satisfy yourself as to the safety of the beach and/or the sea at the time of your excursion. Please exercise caution when entering the sea as the seabed and aquatic environment is capable of springing surprises and we have not inspected the beach or seabed for its safety. Children must be supervised by you at all times near water. All activities on the beach, water and in the sea are undertaken at your own risk. You’ll need to take swimwear, a towel, sunscreen and flat shoes that can be worn in the water.

    LIABILITY
    Cunard will arrange for the excursions to be performed by the relevant excursion provider. Cunard does not provide or supply the excursion services. Cunard will exercise reasonable care and skill in the selection of the excursion provider, but will not in any circumstances have a greater liability than the excursion supplier and Cunard shall not be responsible for the negligent acts/omissions of the excursion supplier. Please note that in relation to all excursions Cunard is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage, or injury sustained by you unless such loss, damage or injury arises out of a breach of legal duty of Cunard.

    TRAVEL INSURANCE
    Before booking any activity excursions it is essential that you ensure your travel insurance extends to cover the specified activity. It is your responsibility to obtain adequate insurance.

    This excursion will operate by catamaran. Children under six years of age may not participate in the snorkelling activity. The catamaran will beach for guests to wade the short distance to the shore. Snorkel equipment is included. Participants must be competent swimmers. Please remember your swimwear, sunscreen and a towel. There are basic toilet facilities on board. Depending on sea swells and weather conditions, an alternative anchorage may be used. If snorkelling is not possible, participants will be transferred to a beach as an alternative. Please refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages prior to any swimming activities.

    Tour code

    ANU_033

    Features

    • Activity medium

      Activity Level: Medium

    • Refreshments included

      Refreshments included

    Duration

    3 hours

  • Golf at Cedar Valley

    A wonderful opportunity to play one of the Caribbean’s favourite championship golf courses.

    Golf at Cedar Valley

    Designed by Ralph Aldridge, this established par 70, 18-hole course stretches over Antigua’s rolling hills and features many beautiful tropical trees and vistas of the surrounding area.

    The Cedar Valley Golf Course was opened to the public in 1977 as Antigua's only 18-hole championship golf course. This beautiful 6,157-yard course provides an enjoyable, inspiring and very challenging game.

    The Golf Club accommodates players of all skill levels and when combined with the beautiful scenery makes for a memorable golfing experience.


    This excursion will operate by minibus and on foot. This tour is unguided and does not include any meals or refreshments. The fare includes green fees and a shared golf cart. Club rental is available at a local cost and is payable directly to the golf course. Shoe rental is not available.

    Tour code

    ANU_022

    Features

    • Activity high

      Activity Level: High

    Duration

    6 hours

  • Sights & Scenery of Antigua - Private Tour (4-5 pe

    Discover the stunning sights and scenery of Antigua and share exclusive moments with family/friends in the privacy of your own transport.

    Sights & Scenery of Antigua - Private Tour (4-5 pe

    Discover the secrets and scenery of Antigua with your friends/family on your own private minivan tour. The minivans are spacious allowing you to choose your favourite spot to sit and watch the landscape go by.

    Your own personal guide will entertain you with stories and tales of the local history which will help bring the island to life as you drive through the lush Antiguan countryside. A visit will be made to the famous historic Nelson’s Dockyard, the last remaining Georgian naval dockyard still in use today. Enjoy refreshments of fruit or rum punch as you explore the pretty harbour at your own leisure. Afterwards, you’ll be taken to the Dow’s Hill Interpretation Centre, where an interesting 15 minute multimedia presentation will be shown of the island’s history.

    On the way back to the ship, there will be a photo stop at 2 of the best viewpoints in Antigua; Block House Ruins and Shirley Heights. Block House Ruins has breathtaking views over the Atlantic Ocean whilst Shirley Heights, the principal fortification of the British fleet stationed at English Harbour, provides a panoramic vista of Antigua’s stunning east coast.

    Sights & Scenery of Antigua – Private Tour. Entrances, toilet facilities, photography and video fees are included.

    This tour is for 4-5 people and is charged per person. Gratuities are not included.


    This excursion operates by private minibus. All venues are wheelchair accessible; however there is some uneven terrain at the viewpoints. The vehicles used do not have storage facilities for wheelchairs; however it is possible to place collapsible wheelchairs behind the front seats (if the rest of your party are in agreement). There is approximately 1 hour spent at Nelson’s Dockyard. The amount of walking is at your own discretion. Slight deviations to the duration, venues or tour timings will be considered if requested 7 days in advance. Private tours are non-refundable once confirmed. Vehicles and guides are extremely limited, so early reservation is recommended to avoid disappointment. Actual vehicle type varies depending on availability. Once on board, you’ll receive a request for the names of each individual in your party.

    Tour code

    ANU_062

    Features

    • Activity low

      Activity Level: Low

    • Family

      Especially suitable for families

    Duration

    3½ hours

  • Runaway Beach Break

    What better way to spend your day than relaxing on one of Antigua’s wonderful beaches.

    Runaway Beach Break

    Escape to Runaway Beach, which boasts a mile of sugar white sand, fringed by coconut palms and sea grape trees.

    Upon arrival, you’ll be given a rum or fruit punch to take to your sun chair.

    Relax and soak up the sun, take a leisurely walk along the soft white sands or swim in the inviting sea.

    At the end of your visit, you’ll meet at the designated time and meeting point for the return transfer.


    BEACH/WATER RELATED EXCURSIONS
    For any excursion involving water, guests are reminded to exercise particular care. Alcohol and eating a full meal should be avoided before swimming. If buoyancy aids are provided for an activity they must be worn at all times. You should bear in mind that the sea is unpredictable. Lifeguards are unlikely to be present and there may not be a flag system to indicate whether or not it is safe to go in the water. In addition, beach activities may not be supervised or accompanied and so you should take care to satisfy yourself as to the safety of the beach and/or the sea at the time of your excursion. Please exercise caution when entering the sea as the seabed and aquatic environment is capable of springing surprises and we have not inspected the beach or seabed for its safety. Children must be supervised by you at all times near water. All activities on the beach, water and in the sea are undertaken at your own risk. You’ll need to take swimwear, a towel, sunscreen and flat shoes that can be worn in the water.

    LIABILITY
    Cunard will arrange for the excursions to be performed by the relevant excursion provider. Cunard does not provide or supply the excursion services. Cunard will exercise reasonable care and skill in the selection of the excursion provider, but will not in any circumstances have a greater liability than the excursion supplier and Cunard shall not be responsible for the negligent acts/omissions of the excursion supplier. Please note that in relation to all excursions Cunard is not responsible or liable for any loss, damage, or injury sustained by you unless such loss, damage or injury arises out of a breach of legal duty of Cunard.

    TRAVEL INSURANCE
    Before booking any activity excursions it is essential that you ensure your travel insurance extends to cover the specified activity. It is your responsibility to obtain adequate insurance.

    This excursion will operate by minibus. This tour is inclusive of transfers, beach chair and a drink. Guests are reminded to wear swimwear, take a towel and sunscreen. Beach umbrellas are not included and, if available, are charged for locally. Please refrain from drinking alcoholic beverages prior to any swimming activities. Dickenson Bay Beach features changing facilities, toilets and freshwater showers. There may be independent suppliers on the beach that offer watersports. These are provided by parties unconnected to Cunard. The beach is public and therefore may be come busy.

    Tour code

    ANU_051

    Features

    • Activity low

      Activity Level: Low

    • Refreshments included

      Refreshments included

    • Family

      Especially suitable for families

    Duration

    4 hours