Can’t wait for Super Bowl Sunday? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Millions of NFL fans across the United States are suffering from football withdrawal as they eagerly await February 1, 2015, the fateful day when the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks will go head to head in an epic battle to be crowned champion of Super Bowl XLIX. Who’ll emerge the victor? We’ll have to wait and see. But for now, Celebrity Cruises® has your sports fix with an array of shore excursions that will quench your thirst for action and friendly competition.
Here are some of our top picks for exciting sports-focused shore excursions geared toward athletes, sports enthusiasts, and anyone who enjoys a bit of outdoor fun.
Do you have a passion for yacht racing? If so, then get ready for the ultimate sailing adventure in the Caribbean. The Ocean Racing Experience brings you to tropical St. John’s, Antigua, where you’ll set sail across the sparkling sapphire waters of the island’s harbor aboard a sleek performance racing yacht for the race of a lifetime. Under the tutelage of a professional crew, you’ll discover what it’s like to captain a vessel in an all-out ocean race. How’s that for action-packed?!
If you love the excitement of whitewater rafting, wait until you see the adventure we’ve got in store for you in Australia. As if the exhilaration of navigating through heart-pounding rapids wasn’t action-packed enough, you’ll also feel the thrill of rafting in a unique setting – a lush rainforest! With our Rainforest Rafting Adventure in Cairns, Australia, you’ll enjoy over two hours of rafting across Barron Gorge National Park and the World Heritage-listed Wet Tropics, amid the ethereal beauty of the world’s oldest rainforest and waterfalls. It’s whitewater rafting with a twist, as you maneuver through the “Rooster Tail,” “Cheese Churn,” and “Hell’s Gate” rapids.
If golf is your sport of choice, then “Play Golf”… in one of Buenos Aires, Argentina’s finest and most stunning clubs. On our Play Golf sports excursion, you’ll venture to one of the highest standard courses in the country and tee off among gorgeous emerald gardens and sparkling lagoons. Whether you’re an expert golfer or golf enthusiast, the course offers a phenomenal array of challenging bunkers and impressive fairways that will both entertain and inspire you.
There’s no greater sporting event than the Olympics, and with our Athens Sightseeing and Family Olympics Family Tour Challenge, you and your loved ones can actually become Olympians for a day! This one-of-a-kind shore excursion takes you to the home of the first modern Olympics, the incredible Panathenaic Stadium in Athens, Greece, where you’ll compete against other families in a thrilling race fit for the Gods.
Whether you’re rooting for Tom Brady to lead the Patriots to Super Bowl glory for the fourth time or are cheering for Russell Wilson to win a consecutive Super Bowl championship with the Seahawks, these sports shore excursions are sure to satisfy your inner athlete as you get ready for the big game.