Shore experiences

On our holidays we offer a huge range of shore experiences to help you explore every destination. We look past the typical tourist trail, providing you with authentic and unique adventures ashore.

Unmissable things to do in every destination

Save 10%

Enjoy a 10% saving on shore experiences

Book early to secure your space and save when booking on My P&O Cruises vs. our on-board prices.

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*Savings are when compared to the on-board price and apply to selected shore experiences on My P&O Cruises up until three days before the cruise departure date. See T&Cs.

Example shore experiences shown are typical for the destination and provide you with a flavour of the exciting adventures that await. Shore experiences vary by cruise and are subject to availability. Additional charges and Terms and Conditions apply.

Why book a shore experience with us?

Once in a lifetime experiences

The world is full of ever-changing wonders, every journey is unique. What will you see?

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Get to the heart of the destination. Maximise your time in each port with experiences curated by locals.

No exchange rates – book in GBP

No hidden extras or exchange rates to worry about when you book with us.

We don't leave without you

Relax and enjoy the experience, knowing that we’ve taken care of all the details. We’ll always get you back to your ship.

How to book a shore experience

Already booked your cruise holiday? You can book and pay for shore experiences on My P&O Cruises up until 3 days prior to departure. We advise booking as early as possible so you don't miss out.
Terms and conditions apply and can be viewed upon booking your shore experience. Full information including prices, important information and tour timings will be available on My P&O Cruises.


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What our guests say...

"The shore experiences were interesting, informative and enjoyable."

★ ★ ★ ★

Mr Stirling, 16 January 2023

"Tremendous experience, certainly the highlight of the cruise"
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Mr Priestley, 13 December 2023

"Your guides were excellent."
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Mr Ingram, 29 February 2024

Accessible shore experiences

Explore at your own pace

We want all of our guests to enjoy unforgettable adventures at our many wonderful destinations. If you're a wheelchair user, we offer a range of shore experiences that will give you the freedom to explore some of the world’s most beautiful places without having to worry about restricted access.

Prefer to explore on your own?

Our digital port guides

Explore each destination your way. You'll have local recommendations at your fingertips thanks to our new digital port guides (sent by email before your holiday). They're packed full of information and tips, including local cafés, bars and restaurants – saving you time researching before you go!

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