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Shore Excursions in Palma de Mallorca

Some great ideas if you visit Mallorca Port on a cruise

Discover the best shore excursions in Palma de Mallorca with We have a great range of shore excursions in Mallorca and we know how to offer the best shore excursions because we are local, based on the island, our guides are local experts and we have years of experience creating great tours for our visitors that come to Palma on a cruise ship. Our prices are much cheaper than the cruise operators' too.

Below is a selection of our most popular shore excursions but we can also offer tailor-made shore excursions in Mallorca. Just send us a whatsapp message for more information.

The best Palma de Mallorca shore excursions and tours from cruise port

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How to Choose the Best Palma Mallorca Shore Excursion?

It is not easy to choose your shore excursion in Palma de Mallorca cruise port, especially if you only have one day on the island, due to the fact that there are so many beautiful places to see and so many great activities to do. That's why we offer a wide range of shore excursions, so that you have plenty of choice and, here we will try to help you to decide which is the best option for your short visit to Palma Port.

Shared tours from Palma de Mallorca Port

Join a shared coach tour with a set itinerary and with pick up/drop off close to the port area. You can visit many of Mallorca’s top attractions by selecting this budget option. There will be a guide on the coach organising everything throughout the day so you can just sit back and enjoy. We have shared tours with pick up by the cruise ship that will take you to see the Caves of Drach, Formentor, for a ride on the famous Soller train, to the stunning villages of Valldemossa and Deia, or to one of Mallorca's many attractions or theme parks.

Private shore excursions are a popular choice in Mallorca, so if you are visiting on one of the larger ships like the Royal Caribbean, then it is highly recommended to book in advance. On this type of tour you will have one of our best guides at your disposal for the duration of the tour. Our private tours are of very high quality and that is thanks to our guides who live on the island and are experts on the island.

Advantages of Shore Excursions:

  • Convenience: Pick up and drop off by the cruise area. You will receive clear information about your pick up point before the day of the excursion.

  • Prices: Save money with our prices that are 20% cheaper than the shore excursions offered by cruise operators.

  • Worry-free shore excursion guarantee: Timely return to the cruise ship. No charge for the tour if your ship is unable to dock for circumstances beyond your control.

  • We work with some of the most important local suppliers, so we are able to offer the best prices to clients coming to Palma on a cruise.

Royal Caribbean Palma de Mallorca shore excursions:

Royal Caribbean offers many cruises in the Mediterranean, and Palma Port is one of the main destinations where they dock. In 2018 Royal Caribbean launched the Symphony of The Seas Cruise Ship, which is one of the biggest in the world with capacity for over 3000 passengers, and makes a stop every Monday at Palma de Mallorca Port.

The selection of excursions offered to clients on the Royal Caribbean cruise is excellent for newcomers to Mallorca, including half day tours, walking tours and boat or catamaran trips.

Shore Excursion to Palma City

If you want to spend your day in the city of Palma de Mallorca itself then you can take a shore excursion or you can make your own way to the city and move around at your own leisure. Below we outline way to get from your cruise ship to the city centre, and a few options for things to do in Palma de Mallorca.

But if you prefer to take a tour of the city then you can take a shore excursion with transport from your cruise liner or your can make your own way into Palma and join a guided walk. If you decide to take a walking tour of Palma, you have the option to take a shared guided walk or book a guide just for your family or group. Your guide will take you around the old town of Palma, showing you the famous courtyards and emblematic buildings of the old town, such as the Town Hall building and square and the city's impressive churches.

No walking tour of Palma is complete without a visit to Palma Cathedral, which is the most visual building of Palma from both land and sea. Your tour guide will take you inside the cathedral, where you will marvel at the history of the cathedral and of Palma and you will be awestruck by the variety of architectual styles. You may also like to visit the Almudaina Palace and the Arab Baths. Please note, if you decide to make your own way into Palma and visit the city by yourself, you could spend a lot of your precious time waiting in line at Palma Cathedral or the Almudaina Palace, as the queuing time is quite outrageous in summer (on an organised tour, your entry is pre-booked and you do not have to queue).

How to get to Palma City Centre from the Cruise Terminal:

Although cruise ships in Palma de Mallorca dock at about 6 to 8 kilometres from the city centre, it’s quite easy and fast to get around.

  • By shuttle bus: most cruise companies run a shuttle bus from the cruise terminal to very near the Cathedral.

  • By public bus: A good alternative is by public bus, which stops in front of the cruise terminal at estacion maritime 2 and escuela nautical (for those coming on the big cruises).

  • By the hop on, hop off bus: The hop on, hop off bus is a great way to see the city of Palma at your own pace. You can reach the places that are most important to you and enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city at the same time. By walking: If you have time and like to walk, you can enjoy the splendid view over the bay and the marina as you stroll along the seafront checking out the impressive yachts and small fishing boats.

  • By taxi

Getting back to your cruise ship

We would like to advise you to get back to your cruise ship in the port of Palma well before the departure time. Please make sure you check well in advance at what time your cruise ship will depart from the port, and then double check this on the day of your excursion in case there have been any changes. 

When you book your shore excursion or activity with us, please make sure that you also advise us of the departure time of your cruise ship so that we can take into account the length of the tour and the traffic patterns. Remember: the best shore excursion does not end with a mad dash back to the port of Palma with the worry of not arriving before the ship sets sail!

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