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Many cruise lines offer what they call "shore excursions" or "guided tours". But here at Azamara Club Cruises®, we call our shore excursions "Land Discoveries" because that's exactly what they are: new and exciting lands just waiting to be discovered! Chosen to appeal to the variety of interests and activity levels of Azamara cruisers, Land Discoveries are led by some of the top tour providers in the world.

Combined with our in-depth knowledge of every port’s highlights and unique offerings, we’re able to provide exclusive tours and excursions that you won’t find anywhere else. And now in 2014, our Land Discoveries program will immerse you even more in the sights, sounds and tastes of local cultures around the world through two new offerings: Insider AccessTM and Nights and Cool PlacesTM. Here is a sample of the extraordinary shore excursions we have waiting for you.

Land Discoveries

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Asia & the Pacific

Hong Kong Island Highlights Tour

The tour begins with a tram ride to Victoria Peak for a 360-degree view of the city, harbor and islands that have mesmerized visitors since the tramway opened in 1888. From there, you'll head to the popular outdoor Stanley Market for great bargains on designer goods, clothing, souvenirs and more. Then it's on to the famous fishing village of Aberdeen, where the contrast in Hong Kong lifestyles is never more evident as sampans zip around the harbor, their size dwarfed by huge multimillion-dollar yachts and fishing boats. A sampan cruise around the docked boats provides a glimpse of everyday life as people go about their business repairing nets, cooking and sorting their catch.

Price: Adult $89.00/Child $79.00
Duration: 4.75 hours

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Mediterranean & Black Sea

Jerusalem & Bethlehem

Visit some of the most sacred sites in the Holy Land including the Garden of Gethsemane on the Mount of Olives; the Wailing Wall, the most sacred Jewish shrine in Jerusalem; the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, believed to enshrine the sites of Jesus Christ's crucifixion, entombment and resurrection; Via Dolorosa, where you can observe the Stations of the Cross on The Way of Suffering; and Bethlehem and the Church of the Nativity. Transportation to and from Ashdod to Jerusalem is included, as well as lunch with wine served at a leading Jerusalem hotel or restaurant.

Price: $149.25 per Adult or Child
Duration: 10.5 hours

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Northern & Western Europe

D-Day Landing Beaches

Join us for a historic Land Discoveries shore excursion on the 70th anniversary of the WWII landings at Normandy, France. You'll go on an unforgettable journey through the now peaceful countryside of Normandy, where the most pivotal battle on the Western Front took place. You'll visit Arromanches, site of the artificial harbor that was pre-fabricated and towed here in order to help the Allies bring supplies ashore. Following lunch, you'll visit St. Laurent and the very moving American Cemetery. Overlooking Omaha Beach, it's the site of where some of the most intense fighting took place during WWII.

Price: Adult $224.25 / Child $179.25
Duration: 9.5 hours

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Central and South America

Buenos Aires Sightseeing

Discover why Buenos Aires is often referred to as "the Paris of South America" on this wonderful sightseeing Land Discoveries tour of the city. Drive down one of the widest boulevards in the world—the 9 de Julio—and then visit the Plaza de Mayo, the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Colonial Town Hall. Explore La Boca, where the first Italian immigrants settled in 1851, and then stop at the colorful Caminito Street. Of course, no trip to Buenos Aires would be complete without a visit to the remarkable Recoleta Cemetery, where you'll visit Evita Peron's tomb.

Price: $39.00 per Adult or Child
Duration: 4.0 hours

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NEW—Azamara Club Cruises® Exclusives!

New for 2014 and 2015, our Land Discoveries shore excursions bring you behind the scenery and allow exploration after night falls. Experience more intimate outings with small groups, shorter tours, night touring, and themed events, including local entertainment and nightlife. We're getting personal, and we think you'll love it.

Insider AccessTM

Insider Access

Go behind the scenery...

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Nights and Cool PlacesTM

Nights and Cool Places

A magical close to a perfect day...

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That's just a taste of Azamara's Land Discoveries! Be sure to take a look at other Land Discoveries shore excursions, and see what we have in store for you and the itineraries you’re considering. We think you'll find that the people who brought you Destination Immersion®—longer stays, more overnights and night touring—have taken it to a whole new level.

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More Options

Customize A Group Land Discoveries Excursion

Your group of 20 or more guests may choose a private tour from our regular program, or customize a tour based on your group's interest, hobbies, and budget. Submit your group shore excursion request to groupshorex@azamaraclubcruises.com or print and fax the Group Land Discoveries Form to 305-579-4131.

Special Assistance

For information about special assistance please view our Accessibility Ashore section or view and fill out the Easy Land Discoveries Form.

Advantages of booking your Land Discoveries through Azamara:

  1. We've got in-depth knowledge of every port.
  2. We offer shore excursions you won't find anywhere else.
  3. We support you before and during your voyage. Never worry about itinerary changes or tour cancellations
  4. Change your plans without incurring cancellation fees for tours that don't include flights, hotels or special events.
  5. Our Land Discoveries groups get priority departure at every port, and the ship will wait for you if your return is delayed.
  6. All Land Discoveries are led by experienced, reliable and insured tour operators, and you'll never be surprised by hidden fees.

And for something truly special, we invite you to join a complimentary Land Discoveries excursion like no other: AzAmazing Evenings!

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