Caribbean shore experiences

Explore steamy jungles, sapphire waters and white sand beaches on these varied colorful islands.

Our top five

Cunard ships have been visiting Caribbean waters for years, and we have combed through our shore experiences to pick the most popular among our guests. Follow their recommendations, and discover the beaches of St Thomas, snorkel in Tortola and learn from master chocolatiers in St Lucia.

For wildlife lovers

Some of the most imagined Caribbean scenes involve the water, and the abundance of life within it. Discover turtles, dolphins and whales on a boat ride or snorkel of these tropical waters, accompanied by local wildlife experts and conservationists.

The jungles of the Caribbean are also home to hundreds of species, from tortoises to monkeys, parrots and insects. Explore mahogany forests and mountainous reserves, and encounter the animals as though you would in the wild.

For unforgettable views

The forests, slopes and bays of the Caribbean make them an ideal destination for photographers, explorers, or those who simply love breathtaking scenery. With guided tours on many of the islands, and special experiences by sea, land or air, you're sure to find views to remember for years to come.

For a taste of local life

The Caribbean is a unique blend of language, culture and history unlike anywhere in the world. Every island has its own atmosphere, architecture and flavor, and you're sure to find a favorite. Explore ancient fortresses, sample delicious Caribbean food and drink, and dive in to local markets for the perfect handcrafted souvenir. Alternatively, take a tour with a local cultural expert to unravel the unique history of each port you call at.

For an exhilarating experience

Leisurely strolls along the beach aren't for everyone. Fortunately, there are many other ways to explore the Caribbean, perfect for those who prefer active vacations. Explore the island forests on a segway tour, take a RIB ride over the waves, or kayak upriver in your own jungle adventure.

Featured Caribbean cruises

View our full range of shore experiences, including accessible options, on My Cunard once you have booked your voyage. Simply use your booking reference to log in, browse and book.

Explore the Caribbean

Our guide to the Caribbean

We round up the highlights to see on shore, the islands to visit and the best time of year to travel, along with expert tips about where to eat, how to dress, and what to pack for your Caribbean cruise.

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Caribbean destinations

Explore the Caribbean ports we visit, each with their own influences in cuisine, language and architecture, but all with the same friendly, laid-back spirit.

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Hidden depths

The Caribbean is known for year-round sun and sandy beaches, but they hold so much more than that. Join us as we take a closer look at four of our favorite port calls, and highlight delicious Caribbean cuisine.

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