Your Cruise itinerary
Day 1 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida
USA Miles of broad white sandy beaches, dozens of lush green golf courses, and Caribbean cruises awaits you at Fort Lauderdale. You can head out to the Everglades and enjoy Flamingo Gardens, home to pink flamingos, snarling alligators, black bears, and Florida panthers, exotic trees, butterfly gardens, and native flowers.
You will find a wide choice of cuisine, such as a fusion of old Florida favorites with new Caribbean influences and plenty of local seafood, including lobster, grouper, mahi-mahi, pompano, snapper, tuna, and stone crabs.
Day 2 – Key West
The Florida Straits barrier stretches 170 miles up the coast of crystal-clear waters, where you can enjoy shark and wildlife tours. The tour operators deploy a scent to attract these apex predators right next to the boat.
You will also get to see stingrays, dolphins and birds. If you opt for snorkeling you will get to see yellowtail snappers, blue tang, sea turtles, tuna and more.
Located in Mallory Square, is the Key West Aquarium is one of the island’s most popular attractions for people of all ages. Home to alligators, jellyfish, sharks and many other marine animals, guests can enjoy interactive conservation talks as well as animal feedings as well as having the unique opportunity to meet live sharks and stingrays.
Day 3 - At Sea
The Resort Deck lection of 500 activities to work with, including Xbox One X. Youth Counselors design daily programs that keep everyone excited and engaged, one for kids and one for teens called the basement.
Day 4 – Costa Maya, Mexico
Because we are so close to the Sian Ka'an nature reserve, visitors to Costa Maya can get to see many types of wildlife. Howlers (sounding like King Kong) live quite high in the jungle trees, so you are only going to find them in the forest canopy. They seldom come down out of the trees, living most of their lives in the tree-tops.
More common are spider monkeys and can be found at Uyumil Che (nicknamed the "Monkey Farm"), a foundation dedicated to returning tamed spider monkeys into the wild.
Day 5 – Cozumel, Mexico
In 1961, the famous Jacques Yves Cousteau came to Cozumel to film a documentary. Since then, Cozumel has consistently been on the top of many diving lists among diver’s destinations. It’s vast coral heads, brilliant sponges, hundreds of tropical fish, rich ecosystems and steep walls that sink into the abyss. Tunnels and caves twist through the reef, providing a rich environment for many species, including some not found anywhere else on earth.
Cozumel is world-renown to be part of the second largest barrier reef system in the world and is considered some of the best wall diving in the world. The average diving visibility is more than 40 meters and vertically drops off to the deep blue abyss. If scuba diving is not your thing, snorkeling in the crystal-clear waters of the Caribbean and inland Cenotes near Playa del Carmen make snorkeling an exciting and unforgettable experience for the whole family, and does not require special training, only the ability to swim, so it can be enjoyed by all ages.
Day 6 – Grand Cayman
The appearance of the turtle on the Cayman Islands' flag, seal and currency reflects the close association the people have to the turtle. Learn all about turtles and how the Cayman Turtle Centre is preserving this endangered species.
As you start your adventure, your first encounter will take you within feet of some of the most majestic and ancient animals in the world. The Genesis Pond is home to Green Sea Turtles who have matured and are at or near the age to start reproducing; which is usually at about 16 years of age.
Turtles return to the nesting beaches of their mothers and grandmothers. The beach at the edge of the pond allows female turtles to nest in an environment very similar to the ones they would nest in if they were in the wild. Green Sea Turtles are the largest of the hard-shelled sea turtles and the second largest of all turtle species. The Turtle Touch & Wading Tanks will allow you to see yearling turtles swimming and playing.
Reach in to touch or pick one up for a photo of a lifetime. Visit the Education Centre to learn more about the turtles and Caymans history. You can also view turtle hatchery where during breeding season (May – October) you can witness new hatchlings making their way up through the sand of their incubation boxes.
Day 7 – Fort Lauderdale
Florida to Cozumel Cruise & stay
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