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Massachusetts Maritime Academy - Sea Term Excursions Marine Operations - Sea Term Excursions

Williamstad, Curacao (DWI) Sat 1/25 & Sun 1/26

Tropical Paintball $60 USD
Travel Time: 20 minutes    Activity Time: 3 Hours      Muster Time: 0745     Estimated Return Time: 1220-1300
Enjoy a day of combat in tropics with 39 of your shipmates, you will depart the ship at 0745 in your boiler suit with complete PPE and return about 1220 to 1300. The group will have the option of 4 different fields of battle with endless paint.

 

Fishing Charter $100 USD
Travel Time: 30 minutes       Activity Time: 4 Hours       Muster Time: 0700       Estimated Return Time: 1330
Curacao fishing trips are a great way for you and 8-9 of your shipmates to spend a half day together that you will never forget. Our job is to take you out on a charter fishing boat and put you on the fish. After that, the rest is in your hands. It could be a Wahoo, Dorado, Barracuda, Tuna and Billfish or a 500 pound Marlin. The beauty of going on a fishing tour in Curacao is that you never know what might happen. Excitement is almost certain and memories are created that you and the rest of your fishing crew will not soon forget. Our boats can handle our rougher seas and have all luxury you need to enjoy your fishing tour. The boat comes fully rigged with fishing gear, bait and crew. Beers, juice, water and light snacks included.
 

Kayak & Snorkeling Adventure $55 USD
Travel Time: 30 minutes       Activity Time: 3 Hours       Muster Time: 0830       Estimated Return Time: 1245
Enjoy a kayak and snorkeling adventure in the Caracas bay with a stop at Curacaos most popular snorkel spot at the sunken tugboat. Underwater- there's no limit to what aquatic life you can see; from colorful coral, morays, scorpion fish, lobsters, plus schools of all sorts of little squiggly ones! Above water- enjoy the picturesque view of an old manorial estate and Fort Beekenburg, a well-preserved fort that was originally built in 1703 to protect the inner. You will also kayak in Curacaos largest lagoon, the Spanish water lagoon, Jan Thiel beach and snorkeling. A light snack and drinks are included.
 



Bridgetown, Barbados (BWI) Sat 2/1 - Mon 2/3

Harrison's Cave Tour $56 USD
Travel Time: 30 minutes       Activity Time: 3 Hours       Muster Time: 0900       Estimated Return Time: 1300
For all of those who just want a quick tour to Barbados #1 attraction this is the tour for you. Harrisons Cave tour is a short 3 hour tour that takes you into the center of the Island; Where you will tour the very magnificent Harrisons Cave via trams.




Zip-Line Adventure $90 USD
Travel Time: 30 minutes       Activity Time: 3 Hours       Muster Time: 0730       Estimated Return Time: 1200
The ultimate experience is the pairing of Zip-Line technology with the beautiful ecosystem created by our island. Your adventure will begin with a scenic ride to the Zip-Line Adventure home base. For those interested in experiencing the adrenaline rush of zipping through one of our most beautiful sites, your wish is the Zip-Line Adventure’s command! Upon arrival at the site, you will be given your safety briefing and outfitted with safety gear that will include your harness system for use on the tour, helmets and gloves. Your tour takes you over eight platforms each manned by our experienced guides who will provide you with information on different areas of the eco-system you are experiencing as well as ensure your safety as you move from platform to platform. You will enjoy beautiful views of our island as well as be informed on the geological formations, which will become apparent. After your time of fun you will have a short walk back to the base camp where you will enjoy a refreshing drink, and given the opportunity peruse the Tree Top Shop to purchase your branded merchandise. Requirements: Enclosed and comfortable footwear is required (sneakers).Ladies is not allowed to wear skirts or dresses, Maximum weight limit: 250 lbs. (must be able to fit into harness).

 


Cartagena, Columbia (S. America) Sun 2/9 & Mon 2/10

Cartagena City Tour $40 USD
Travel Time: N/A       Activity Time: 4 Hours        Muster Time: 0730        Estimated Return Time: 1240
Enjoy a private tour with English speaking guide in air conditions vans. You will visit Gold museum, San Felipe Fortress, Inquisition palace, New city and walking around the old city walled city.




Kayaking Adventure $45 USD
Travel Time: N/A        Activity Time: 3.5 hours       Muster Time: 0730       Estimated Return Time: 1240
You will experience an incredible adventure out of the city, touring where you will enjoy surrounded by the most beautiful landscape, birds and the Caribbean Sea. In the first part of the tour you will get into a group of tunnels above the mangroves and during the second part you will do kayaking in the sea, it will be an unforgettable experience.

 



Miami, FL (USA) Mon 2/17 & Tue 2/18

Gator Park Airboat Tour $30 USD
Travel Time: 35 minutes       Activity Time: 1 Hour      Muster Time: 0845      Estimated Return Time: 1235-1300
Get ready for the ride of your life. You will begin by winding down the canal, providing plenty of photo ops to catch wildlife in their natural habitat. Experienced guides offer tips to ensure you spot alligators large and small, as well as soft-shelled turtles and birds you won’t find anywhere else. And watch out for Jumbo: a favorite in these parts and an impressive 9 feet long, Jumbo likes to play host and greet Gator Park's guests. You also with be treated to a light lunch, if the gators don’t get you first.

 

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last updated 1-7-2014 by enovak@maritime.edu