UNIQUE ON SHORE EXPERIENCES DESIGNED FOR YOU

At Azamara Club Cruises®, we know one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to adventures on shore adventures. And we’re here to work with you to create the destination experience you’ve always dreamed of. With Cruise Global, Customize Local, we’ll turn that dream in to reality with a little guidance and inspiration from our dedicated team of Destination Immersion® experts.

Our Destination Insiders are seasoned world travelers who have spent years working and seeing the world as shore excursions managers. Each team member has been specially selected for his or her unique perspectives on exclusive travel experiences and attentive guest service. Let them use their knowledge and passion for culture, history, cuisine, to help you customize your shoreside experience to your personal taste. Have authentic experiences and exclusive visits, plus enjoy private cars, limos, planes and individual local guides.

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LOCAL JOURNEY:

U.S. and Canada:

(844) 571-7851

International:

(801) 666-3031

Monday–Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EST

Or Complete the Cruise Global, Customize Local request form to get started.

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AZAMARA SHORE EXCURSIONS

MORE INTIMATE. MORE LOCAL. MORE PEACE OF MIND.
  • Our tours have a maximum of 25 guests, so you enjoy a more personal connection with the destination and more individual interaction with your guides.*
  • Every excursion is designed and delivered by locals who are committed to bringing you a uniquely immersive experience and authentic perspective.
  • We work exclusively with trusted tour operators who are fully insured and committed to the highest standards of quality and service. There are never any hidden costs, and you can explore with confidence knowing the ship will wait if your tour is delayed for any reason.

*Some exclusions apply to maximum tour capacity. Tour capacity applies to select tours offered on European sailings beginning April 18th, 2017 on Azamara Quest and May 29th, 2017 on Azamara Journey.In the unlikely event that your tour is significantly delayed, we’ll make all the arrangementsfor you to return to the ship at the earliest opportunity at no expense to you.

TOURS & JOURNEYS YOU MAY ENJOY

OUR TEAM OF DESTINATION INSIDERS CAN DESIGN INDIVIDUAL EXPERIENCES LIKE THESE AND MORE.

Kotor, Montenegro

Enjoy a private cruise to a tiny island church in Montenegro to witness hidden Baroque art.

Bangkok, Thailand

Visit an opulent sacred temple to receive a personal blessing from a monk in Bangkok.

Salalah, Oman

Take a camel ride for two with a private, local guide through the undulating sands of Oman.

GET YOUR GROUP TOGETHER

Take on our authentic Cruise Global, Customize Local shore excursions with the whole gang. These tours are created specially for groups of at least 8 staterooms or 16 guests. Reserve our popular tours exclusively for your group or customize a uniquely spectacular itinerary just for you — and everyone you’re traveling with.

Experience genuine immersion in our destinations with tours that take you deeper into your destination. Meet locals to see how they live, work and play. Visit estates, vineyards, temples and remote natural wonders. Our destination experts will be happy to customize excursions for your group. Email us at groupshorex@azamaraclubcruises.com to start customizing your on shore experience today.

MEET OUR DESTINATION INSIDERS

Oana Cimpeanu

Oana Cimpeanu

Oana thrives on creativity. Her passion is helping guests experience vacation moments that go beyond anything they imagined. She is a true citizen of the world who has spent time in nearly every port of call on our ships' itineraries.

Zsofia Sarkadi

Zsofia Sarkadi

Zsofia lives a life of international adventure. Born in Hungary and married to a Greek who works onboard our ships, she splits her time between her homeland, his homeland and cruising the world. She can make personal recommendations for nearly all of our ports.

Carolina Ortiz

Carolina Ortiz

Carolina is from Chile, but after more than a decade of working onboard, she lives most of the year in Greece. She has a special affinity for creating wonderful excursions in the Mediterranean, Baltic, Israel and the Caribbean.

Jessica Anne Regnier

Jessica Anne Regnier

Jessica is from Indiana in the midwestern United States. She has worked aboard our ships since 2009, exploring our globe's fabulous destinations. Her favorite discoveries have been in South America and the British Isles.

Diego Palaez

Diego Palaez

Diego felt the pull to travel after working for an international marketing firm in his home country of Colombia. A former business major, he has an eye for opportunity, only now he focuses on creative, new ways to see the world. He loves the Baltic region, Alaska and the Panama Canal.

Fabian Mendez

Fabian Mendez

With a Hotel & Business Administration background, Fabian has traveled the world for over 20 years and has discovered the world’s best-kept secrets. He enjoys crafting private journeys because it creates a unique personal experience guests will never forget.

Nataliya Bugaevskaya

Nataliya Bugaevskaya

Originally from Russia, Nataliya’s heart now belongs to the warm oceans of the Caribbean. She also loves exploring Europe when on vacation. After working as a Shore Excursions manager for 11 years, she is looking forward to sharing her knowledge and experience with you.

Diana Granja

Diana Granja

Diana’s experience in the hospitality and tourism industry took her to choose life onboard. She has been working with the Shore Excursions Department aboard ships since 2009 and has cruised South America, Panama Canal, Alaska, Caribbean, Canada, New England, The Mediterranean and the Holy Land.

Sandra Fernandez

Sandra Fernandez

Sandra is an enthusiastic travel expert who has worked aboard our ships since 2002. She has sailed to more than 60 countries, naming China and Egypt as her favorites. As a photographer with a fine arts degree, Sandra loves to capture the beauty in distinctive cultures.

Paz Campos

Paz Campos

Originally hailing from Chile, Paz has more than 15 years destination expertise. She has traveled extensively and is eager to design unforgettable adventure for your family. No matter where your travel desires take you, Paz will help you discover the world’s most memorable destinations.

BEGIN YOUR CUSTOMIZE LOCAL JOURNEY

Call:

U.S. and Canada:

(844) 571-7851

International:

(801) 666-3031

Monday–Friday 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EST

Or

Complete the Cruise Global, Customize Local request form to get started.

COMPLETE THE REQUEST FORM +

Private Journeys Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I contact the Azamara Private Journey’s team?

    The Destination Insiders can be contacted by phone at 844-571-7851 (Toll Free U.S. and Canada), 801-666-3031 (International), via the form, or by email at privatejourneys@rccl.com.

  • What are the hours of operations?

    The hours of operations are Monday through Friday between 8am and 5pm Eastern Standard time.

  • How much time in advance should I start arranging my Private Journey?

    The earlier the better! Once you’ve made your cruise reservation, please contact the team to arrange a Azamara Private Journey. The best is to allow at least 21 days prior to sail date. Please allow one business day for our Destination Insiders to review and process your request before they respond.

  • What is the cancellation policy?

    Because these are special arrangements made exclusively for you, Azamara Cruise Global, Customize Local shore excursions are non refundable at 21 days prior to the departure date.

  • Will the ship wait for me if my tour is late?

    Yes, when you book a Private Journey with Azamara Club Cruises, we guarantee that if your tour is delayed, the ship will wait for you.  In the unlikely event that your tour is significantly delayed, and the ship cannot wait, we will make all the arrangements for you to return to the ship at no expense to you.

  • Are Cruise Global, Customize Local shore excursions offered by insured Tour Operators?

    Yes.  Our Cruise Global, Customize Local shore excursions are planned by insured tour operators who act as independent contractors and adhere to the highest safety standards in the industry.

  • Do I receive a refund if the ship misses the port?

    Yes, full refund will be applied for the private tour. *** Pre-reserved tickets for special events, where the ticket is non-refundable (for ex. Monaco Grand Prix, British Open, etc.) could be exempt from refund rule. 

  • Can you provide accessible transportation?

    Any accessible needs should be directed to the experts on our Accessibility Shore Excursion team at shorexaccess@azamaraclubcruises.com.

  • Why is there a deposit required?

    Our Destination Insiders are all seasoned travelers with global destination expertise. Their comprehensive travel planning services ensure every detail of your private journey is tailored to your interests, preferences and needs. Due to their time and services in planning your unique experience, a non-refundable $100 deposit will be applied towards the cost of your Cruise Global, Customize Local shore excursions booking.

  • Who can book a Private Journey?

    Any guest booked on an Azamara Club Cruises voyage. 

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