EXPLORE… IT'S ALL INCLUDED. Shore excursions are the heart of every destination, a way for you to experience the history, culture and cuisine of more than 450 fascinating ports of call — and only Regent Seven Seas Cruises® offers them for FREE. Learn a traditional dance. Watch whales breach up close. Indulge in authentic, local cuisine prepared by an acclaimed chef. All of these moments are possible. To further enhance your destination immersion, select voyages include a FREE 2- or 3-night, Pre- or Post-Cruise Land Program that delves deeper into the cultures and experiences of destinations such as Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok, Bali, Sydney, 12 | RSSC.COM New Zealand, and Dubai and the Emirates. No matter which onshore experience you choose, you can explore at your own pace, appreciating and enjoying every destination. The possibilities for discovery and personal enrichment are endless. In the Mediterranean… Explore a rich history that dates back to Phoenician times while surrounded by the glamour, sophistication and modern delights of Europe. Experience the quaint charm of the hilly Provençal countryside, where charming villages with narrow stepped streets, lovely churches and stunning scenic views beckon. In Alaska… Among the most exciting places to whale watch are the waters near Juneau, or witness black bears readying themselves for winter with fresh salmon, just steps away from Ketchikan. When you’re in Sitka, make your way to the rugged volcanic coastline of Kruzof Island to get an up-close look at puffins, and from the north coast of Prince Rupert, watch for herons and eagles. In Asia and the South Pacific... Your voyage may include the extraordinary addition of a FREE LAND PROGRAM before or after your voyage, allowing you to immerse yourself in world cities from Hong Kong to Sydney, and witness iconic landmarks like the Great Wall of China and the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa.