Once you've booked your cruise, click on "Log In to My NCL" and enter your user name and password. If you are a new user, create an account. Once you're logged in, you should see a summary of your booked cruise(s). Click the button for "Shore Excursions". If this button is not clickable, you may need to wait at least 60 days prior to your vacation date. Once you get to the Shore Excursions shopping page, you should see each port city offering Shore Excursions for every day of your cruise itinerary. Click through each port city to get more info and pre-book excursions for each guest you’re traveling with. You can also call 1-866-625-1167 if you have any questions.
A 30 to 40 minute drive brings you to the launch site for a safety briefing and to receive your life vest, inner tube and paddle before entering the river. You'll begin your journey, gently spinning and swirling in the current and encounter a few mild rapids along the way. Stop briefly to enjoy a popular Dominican pastime - river bathing, where you swim in the crystal waters for a few minutes before continuing down the scenic river until your exit point.
Your professional guides will ensure your comfort and safety. Back on land again, at the Hillsborough Reception Center, refreshments are served, including the famous rum punch and fresh fruit before returning to your ship.
Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travelers.