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While visiting each port, you can explore on your own or participate in a tour offered by Princess' affiliated operators. Possible excursions include snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and taking a glacier cruise in Juneau, Alaska. Tour options change according to itinerary and location, and availability is contingent on weather conditions and the time of year. You may use Princess' website to learn about different excursion categories and required activity levels (spanning from easy to strenuous), as well as whether excursions are wheelchair accessible and include snacks or meals.
Shore excursions can be booked online five to 180 days before your departure date and are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. To secure your place, visit Princess' online Cruise Personalizer.
Excursion prices and cancellation policies vary by location and activity, and some excursions offer discounted rates for children younger than 12. Guests less than 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (or have a parent or guardian sign a waiver, in some cases).
In addition to shore excursions, Princess also offers "cruisetours" – special vacation packages that include extra days on land before or after your voyage. A typical cruisetour will cover guided expeditions and accommodations in a Princess-affiliated hotel or lodge in its rate.
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