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Top 5 Shore Excursion Options at Perfect Day at CocoCay

Updated: Jul 12

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Perfect Day at CocoCay | Photo Credit: Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean's private island "Perfect Day at CocoCay" is one of the most popular destinations among Royal fans. This beautiful island offers white sandy beaches, delicious dining, turquoise blue waters, and many incredible shore excursions. While some opt for a relaxing beach day, others search out a more active experience by booking a pass to the Thrill Waterpark, taking the Helium Balloon ride high above the island, and even catching a boat to a nearby island to swim with the pigs! There are plenty of shore excursion options on CocoCay, but here are the top 5 must-dos while on the island:

Up, Up & Away Helium Balloon Ride

Duration - 45 minutes

When you think of Perfect Day at CocoCay, one of the first things that comes to mind is the giant helium balloon flying high over the island. The Up, Up & Away Balloon is a popular shore excursion, and you can book your space onboard ahead of time for stunning views of the island. The balloon takes guests 450 feet above the island for 360 degree views of the ocean and islands beyond. This excursion is fun for the entire family, and is sure to be one of the most memorable moments of your cruise vacation.

Swimming Pigs Tour

Duration - 1.5 hours

One of the most famous excursion options you can experience while in the Bahamas is swimming with the pigs. From CocoCay you and a small group will take a boat over the crystal clear Bahamian waters, and out to the Berry Islands. There you will be able to get into the water with the local pigs who love to swim out and greet you. The whole time you will be supervised by highly-trained staff so you can relax and have the time of your life!

Perfect Day at CocoCay Zipline

Duration - 45 minutes

If you are looking for a bit of an adrenaline rush, the CocoCay Zipline is the perfect experience. The course spans 1,600 feet over several ziplines that criss-cross over the island, high above white sandy beaches and tropical palm trees, and past the epic water rides at Thrill Waterpark.

Sandbar Getaway

Duration - 2 hours

This is an incredible excursion that will take you away from the hustle and bustle of the main island, and give you a relaxing experience on the beach and in the water. You will be taken by boat, across the crystal blue waters, and out to a sand bar. You will be given snorkel gear and snorkeling instructions before you get into the water to see try your hand at it! Enjoy floating on inner tubes along the shoreline, and light snacks, rum punch, and water are included!

Kayak Adventure

Duration - 1.5 hours

Hop in a tandem kayak and paddle across the blue waters along the shoreline of the island. You will have a guide who will take you through a marine habitat where you will have the opportunity to spot star fish, queen conchs, stingrays, and more! As you paddle you will learn more about the island's ecosystem, and the marine life. This is a great way to experience the island with your significant-other, or a friend, as you paddle across the shoreline with incredible ocean vistas all around you.

To learn more about Perfect Day at CocoCay check out our full island tour on the Harr Travel Youtube Channel - WATCH THE TOUR HERE

Booking Your Cruise

Now that you are ready to book your cruise to Perfect Day at CocoCay, reach out to the experts at Harr Travel. We know the island inside and out, and have an amazing relationship with Royal Caribbean. Our advisors will craft the cruise vacation of a lifetime for you, your friends, family, or group at an exceptional rate, and give you the Harr Travel signature service every step of the way.

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