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Marella Explorer – Canary Flavours – Colourful Coasts – Island Explorer – Shore Excursions

Marella Explorer is well known in the cruising world, 10 restaurants and 10 bars onboard. One of Marella Explorer’s stand-out features is the Indigo bar, hosted in a prime spot for sweeping, panoramic views.
Where relaxation is concerned, there is a selection of 11 different places to lounge out here, with floor-to-ceiling windows and couples’ areas where luxury treatments for two reign supreme. Another exclusive escape is The Veranda, an adults-only hangout that features pod chairs, day beds and sun loungers.
Little cruisers have a kids’ club, a Sport & Family Deck and indoor cinema, there are West End-style shows, pool parties and live music on the agenda.
There’s also an indoor cinema, a Sports & Family Deck and a Champneys spa, where you can sign up for everything from body-balancing acupuncture and slimming treatments to body wraps and facials.

ABOUT THE SHIP

Ship Specification
  • Launched: 1996
  • Refitted: 2018
  • Tonnage: 76,998
  • Language: en
  • Length: 264m (866ft)
  • Width: 32m (105ft)
  • Speed: 21 knots
  • Decks: 13
  • Cabins: 962
  • Wheelchair Cabins: 7
  • Passengers: 1,924
  • Crew: 900
What’s Onboard
  • Champneys Spa
  • Hot tubs
  • Mini Golf
  • Scoops ice cream parlour
  • Indigo Club, Bar & Casino
  • Broadway Show Lounge
  • Teenage Hideout
  • Gamer Zone
  • 10 Restaurants
  • 10 Bars
  • Main pool área
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Canarian Flavours & Colourful Coasts from Tenerife

During your cruise, you can enjoy a wide selection of organised shore excursions. See the most important sights, get to know the islands and their people during excursions. You can find below the excursions we have planned for your cruise and you can prebook your required excursions prior to departure at our web site. Naturally, you can also decide a private shore excursion for you, friends or family. Please, do not hesitate to ask.      

Canary Flavours – Colourful Coasts – Island Explorer

Itinerary Island Explorer Nov 2021 – Apr 2022 | 7 nights

DAY 1 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife,  Departs: 23:00

DAY 2 Santa Cruz De La Palma, La Palma  Time in port: 08:00 – 15:00

DAY 3-4 Funchal, Madeira  ARRIVE IN PORT: 09:00 (DAY 3) – DEPART FROM PORT: 18:00 (DAY 4)

DAY 5 at sea…

DAY 6 Arrecife, Lanzarote  Time in port: 08:00 – 18:00

DAY 7 Las Palmas, Gran Canaria Time in port: 08:00 – 23:00

DAY 8 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife Time in port: 07:30

Itinerary Island Explorer Nov 2021 – Apr 2022 | 7 nights

DAY 1 Las Palmas, Gran Canaria  Departs: 23:00

DAY 2 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tenerife  Time in port: 07:30 – 23:00

DAY 3 StCruz De La Palma, La Palma Time in port: 08:00 – 15:00

DAY 4-5 Funchal, Madeira  ARRIVE IN PORT: 09:00 (DAY 4) – DEPART FROM PORT: 18:00 (DAY 5)

DAY 6 at sea…

DAY 7 Arrecife, Lanzarote  Time in port: 08:00 – 18:00

DAY 8 Las Palmas, Gran Canaria  Time in port: 08:00

Itinerary Canarian Flavours Nov 2020 – Apr 2021 | 7 nights

Day 1  SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, TENERIFE. Departs 23:00

Day 2  SAN SEBASTIAN, LA GOMERA.  Time in port: 08:00 – 14:00

Day 3  FUNCHAL, MADEIRA. Time in port: 09:00 – 21:00

Day 4  AT SEA…

Day 5  ARRECIFE, LANZAROTE. Time in port: 09:00 – 20:00

Day 6  PUERTO DEL ROSARIO, FUERTEVENTURA. Time in port: 08:00 – 17:00

Day 7 LAS PALMAS, GRAN CANARIA. Time in port: 08:00 – 23:00

Day 8  SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, TENERIFE. Arrives: 08:00

Itinerary Canarian Flavours Nov 2020 – Apr 2021 | 7 nights

Day 1  LAS PALMAS, GRAN CANARIA. Departs: 23:00

Day 2  SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, TENERIFE.Time in port: 07:30 – 23:00

Day 3  SAN SEBASTIAN, LA GOMERA.  Time in port: 08:00 – 14:00

Day 4  FUNCHAL, MADEIRA. Time in port: 09:00 – 21:00

Day 5  AT SEA…

Day 6  ARRECIFE, LANZAROTE. Time in port: 09:00 – 20:00

Day 7  PUERTO DEL ROSARIO, FUERTEVENTURA. Time in port: 08:00 – 17:00

Day 8  LAS PALMAS, GRAN CANARIA. Arrives: 08:00

Itinerary Colourful Coasts  Nov 2020 – Apr 2021 | 7 nights

Day 1  SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, TENERIFE. Departs: 23:00

Day 2  SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA, LA PALMA. Time in port: 08:00 – 15:00

Day 3  FUNCHAL, MADEIRA. Time in port: 09:00 – 21:00

Day 4  AT SEA…

Day 5  AGADIR, MOROCCO. Time in port: 07:00 – 16:00

Day 6  ARRECIFE, LANZAROTE. Time in port: 09:00 – 18:00

Day 7  LAS PALMAS, GRAN CANARIA. Time in port: 08:00 – 23:00

Day 8  SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, TENERIFE. Arrives: 07:30

Itinerary Colourful Coasts  Nov 2020 – Apr 2021 | 7 nights

Day 1  LAS PALMAS, GRAN CANARIA. Departs: 23:00

Day 2  SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, TENERIFE. Time in port: 07:30 – 23:00

Day 3  SANTA CRUZ DE LA PALMA, LA PALMA.   Time in port: 08:00 – 15:00

Day 4  FUNCHAL, MADEIRA.  Time in port: 09:00 – 21:00

Day 5  AT SEA…

Day 6  AGADIR, MOROCCO.  Time in port: 07:00 – 16:00

Day 7  ARRECIFE, LANZAROTE. Time in port: 09:00 – 18:00

Day 8  LAS PALMAS, GRAN CANARIA. Arrives: 08:00

 

Shore excursions for Marella Explorer

A relaxing cruise getaway is always a good idea, but if you want to enjoy a really grand time, why not include a tour of the best attractions during your trip? Through our shore excursions, you’ll have a more memorable holiday as we take you to an exciting tour.

Shore excursions is a great way to experience all that our destinations have to offer

We have designed for tourists arriving on cruise ships, our shore excursions to give you the chance to explore several amazing attractions and get more of the places in just a few hours.

Guided Shore Excursions

Our classic excursions will give you your first impressions of the region. We do private tours for those who prefer to get to know a country and its people from a new perspective.

LANZAROTE

This excursion will take you to the highlights in South Lanzarote. Here you’ll get to enjoy the beautiful volcanic landscape of Lanzarote as you visit popular attractions such as Timanfaya National Park, the cliffs Los Hervideros, the volcanoe with the green lagoon and wine region of La Geria.

Shore Excursion Lanzarote
Timanfaya National Park. Lanzarote Shore Excursions. South tour

Lanzarote South tour

Timanfaya National Park  with an incredible scenery (which transports us all to other planets such as Mars) is the product of the intense volcanic eruptions of 1730 and 1824, which buried this part of the island and created what is now known as Fire Mountain.

  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Price: 39,00 euros
  • Very small groups
  • Places we visit: Timanfaya National Park, Islote de Hilario, Route of the volcanoes, the volcano El Golfo and green lagoon, The Cliffs Los Hervideros and La Geria.

 

The Grand Tour is by far the most beautiful of all the Lanzarote excursions

Lanzarote Experience Grand Tour

The Lanzarote Grand Tour is one of the best tours and your chance to see the best of Lanzarote from North to South. This full Lanzarote tour takes you to the best Lanzarote attractions in the North and South of the island including Timanfaya National Park, Jameos del Agua, the cactus Garden and the Caves.

  • Duration: aprox. 7 hours
  • Price: 65,00 euros
  • Places we visit: Timanfaya National Park, Jameos del Agua, Cueva de los Verdes (Greens Cave) and the Cactus Garden

 

TENERIFE

Tenerife is the island where you can enjoy it all. During your port of call, you will be able to see some exceptional nature and discover ancient forests like the ones that covered Europe in prehistoric times, or climb to the top of the third largest volcano in the world: Mount Teide.

Shore excursions for Princess, Celebrity, Norwegian, P&O Cruise Lines and more cruise companies.

Mount Teide

Mount Teide, the most-visited national park in Spain, is located in the centre of the island and its summit rises to an altitude of 3718 m, making it the highest peak in Spain and the third-largest volcano in the world. A modern cable car takes you comfortably up to very close to the top.

  • Duration of the tour: 8 hours
  • Price: 55,00 euros
  • Places we visit:Monte de la Esperanza, Mirador de Ortuño, Mirador de la Cumbre, Las Cañadas del Teide, Teleferico

 

GRAN CANARIA

A port of call in Gran Canaria reveals an entire continent in miniature. Next to the port, you are welcomed by the city of Las Palmas.

Gran Canaria shore excursions

Gran Canaria North

The natural allure of a volcanic landscape awaits you inland, full of contrasts and picturesque villages where you can discover the truest flavour of the island.

  • Duration of the tour:7 hours
  • Price: 55.00 euros ( very small groups)
  • We visit: Las Palmas, Bandama, San Mateo, Picos de las Nieves, Cruz de Tejeda, Valleseco, Teror, Arucas, Playa de las Canteras

FUERTEVENTURA

From the sea, the island of Fuerteventura is emerald-green water and endless beaches of pure white sand with sparkling sun and a refreshing sea breeze all year round. Perfect for all kinds of water sports or simply relaxing on endless stretches of sand and swimming in crystal-clear water, Fuerteventura also gives us the chance to enjoy its unique, local gastronomy, learn how its famous goat’s cheeses are made, or discover what it’s like inland – still deeply rooted in its traditional lifestyle.

Shore excursions for Princess, Celebrity, Norwegian, P&O Cruise Lines and more cruise companies.

Golden Sands beaches

North of El Cotillo, there is a series of family coves with white sand and calm, turquoise water. They include La Concha Beach, one of the most famous on the island of Fuerteventura due to the quietness, beauty and quality of it.

  • Duration of the tour: 4 hours
  • Excursions in small groups
  • Price: 30,00 euros
  • Places we visit: the Sand Dunes of Corralejo, Corralejo town, El Cotillo beach.

LA PALMA 

La Palma is known as “la isla bonita” (beautiful island) on account of its incredible scenery, its impressive volcanoes, its lush forests, its black sand beaches and its starry skies. The picturesque historic quarter of its capital, Santa Cruz, conserves the colonial atmosphere of centuries gone by.

Taburiente national park

Taburiente National Park

Inland, a few minutes from the island’s ports, the Caldera de Taburiente National Park combines the exuberance of its forests with the majestic image of the peak of this old volcanic structure, which has a diameter of 8 km and looks like a “caldera”.

  • Duration of the tour:7 hours
  • Price:50,00 euros (small groups)
  • Places we visit:Taburiente National Park, Santuario Virgen de las Nieves, Mirador de Buenavista, Centro de Visitante de Taburiente

LA GOMERA

Furrowed by dizzying ravines, fertile valleys, exotic-looking palm groves and farmsteads in traditional architecture, the island has its own, different personality, with lots of little details that made even Christopher Columbus fall in love with it before leaving to discover the New World.

Garajonay National Park

Inland, the Garajonay National Park keeps a secret of priceless natural value – its laurisilva with over 65 million years of history.

Duration of the tour:7 hours
Excursions in small groups
Price: 60,00 euros
Places we visit:Parque Nacional de Garajonay

 

EL HIERRO

Everything on the little island of El Hierro is peace and calm. You’re immediately enveloped in a magical embrace of inner awareness and calm amongst its beautiful volcanic scenery, the green of its lush forests and its spectacular sea beds, which have made the island a paradise for divers from all over the world. The short distances invite you to take a few hours to wander around El Hierro, peacefully enjoying the friendliness of the people, the flavour of the gastronomy and the extraordinary landscapes. Everywhere in this singular island territory – declared in its entirety a UNESCO biosphere reserve– there is a special atmosphere with spectacular views, such as that seen from the La Peña viewing point, at a height of 1.5 km above a sharp and striking fault.

MADEIRA

Western island tour

  • Duration of the tour:8 hours
  • Excursions in small groups
  • Price: 29,00 euros
  • Places we visit:Pico da Torre, Câmara de Lobos (“cave of the monk seals”), Cabo Girão, Encumeada, Porto Moniz, Paul da Serra, Bica da Cana

 

 

Experiences in small groups that make a big impression

Be it on your own, with your family and friends or with your partner. We can assists you with the preparation of your excursions and turns your ideas into unique, unforgettable experiences.

To book, all you have to select your cruise line, ship and departure date, then pick out the shoreexcursions and follow the rest of the steps.  We will send you an e-ticket and you won’t have to print it. All you have to do is show up, it’s that easy!

So what are you waiting for? Book your Lanzarote cruise ship excursions with Lanzarote Experience Tours today.

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