Cruise passengers arriving at Haifa port can enjoy shore excursions to Israel’s top destinations. Make the most of your limited time in the Holy Land, with one of our shore excursions specifically created for cruise passengers. There are group ship-to-shore tours available every time a cruise ship docks in Haifa. With a group tour, you could visit Jerusalem, or take a day tour to Nazareth and Galilee.
On a private ship-to-shore excursion from Haifa port, you’ll be accompanied by a personal tour guide. You can even adapt the suggested itineraries to suit your interests and transportation will be in a comfortable vehicle with A/C. As your cruise ship will be docking in Haifa, you can see the Baha’i Gardens cascading down Mount Carmel in 19 colorful terraces. There are shore excursions from Haifa port devoted completely to discovering Jerusalem. Or you can combine your Jerusalem tour with a visit to Masada, the Dead Sea, Jericho, or Bethlehem.
Explore northern Israel and visit places like Nazareth, or the Sea of Galilee. You could even be baptized in the River Jordan. Visit the Crusader city of Acre and the sea grottoes of Rosh HaNikra. Take a day tour to the Roman seaport of Caesarea and explore the dynamic city of Tel Aviv with its shops, beaches, markets, and museums.
The cost of shore excursions is determined by the tour length, the distance covered, and the vehicle size. A full-day ship-to-shore excursion lasts approximately 10 hours. We will ensure that you return to Haifa port in time for your cruise ship’s scheduled departure. You must book shore excursions in advance and our customer service staff are available to help you plan the time you have on shore when your cruise ship docks in Haifa port.