SHOREX (Excursion Management for cruise passengers)


Melo Travel DMC offers a diverse and original range of private or shared tours, captivating all target groups. We work with certified suppliers who meet the high standards of Melo Travel DMC, with exceptional communication capacity in several languages. Our local experience means exceptional knowledge across the nine islands to offer your customers the best experience possible.

Our range of excursions for cruise passengers suits both large and small cruise ships. We manage all tour logistics, from the arrival of passengers at the arrival terminal to departure, always with maximum professionalism and efficiency.


We can offer several Shorex options, such as:


Panoramic Tours

They allow personal access to some of the most beautiful natural landscapes. We offer several panoramic excursions such as: Lagoa das Furnas, Lagoa das Sete Cidades, Capelinhos Volcano, among others.


Cultural Excursions

We invite you to experience the customs, heritage and local flavor of the Azores destination. We organize several classic tours through cities with important historical sites, such as the city of Angra do Heroísmo on Terceira, the city of Ponta Delgada on the island of São Miguel, the city of Horta on the island of Faial, etc.


Active Excursions

Our range of active tours covers most age groups. We offer Jeep Tours, Hiking, Bike Tours, among others.


Sea Excursions

The Azores offer unique ways to enjoy wild marine life. Some of the adventures available are Whale Watching, Swimming with Dolphins, Diving, Kayaking, Canyoning, Coasteering, among others.


Food Tours

It allows you to taste delicious local cuisine. Some of the suggestions are Wine Tasting, Cheese Tasting, Local Product Tasting, etc.



Our team joins forces with cruise ship representatives to coordinate a smooth operation between land and ship. Our team offers a professional service, capable of dealing with any situation due to their excellent local knowledge and skill. We have the capacity to operate in any Azorean port, any ship that requires turnaround in a single day.



We warmly welcome guests upon arrival and provide all necessary assistance on behalf of the cruise.



All logistical aspects related to the transfer are carried out by the Melo Travel DMC Turnaround team. We transfer guests to and from ports, hotels and airports, waiting for them to check in or be seen at the hospitality desk.


Information and reservations

We offer a complete service with all the information requested and excursions (shorex) and we also help with booking accommodation, restaurants, car rental, etc.