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Book of Mormon Cruise

8 Day Cruise

01/23/2022 - 01/30/2022

Parry, Donald 1808-101 07

1808-101 ANEL Department

BYU Asian and Near Eastern Languages Faculty/Staff

October 25, 2018

Photo by Jaren Wilkey/BYU

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Donald Parry

Join Donald Parry on a Book of Mormon cruise adventure. This 7-night cruise out of Galveston, Texas, includes stops in Belize and Mexico. Bountiful Travel will offer optional private tours in each port that you will love. With ten hours in each port, we will have plenty of time to see the sites at a relaxed pace. Once in port, we will some of the most amazing ruins that can be seen from a cruise itinerary, including Lamanai, Chacchoben and Tulum. In addition to the tours, there will be a variety of different Book of Mormon classes offered on all the sea days. Don will help bring the scriptures to life as he teaches onboard the ship and on site.


Day 1 : Galveston, TX

January 23, 2022

Day 2 : At Sea

January 24, 2022
Seminars at Sea

Day 3 : Cozumel, Mexico

January 25, 2022
Tulum is possibly the most beautiful of all the Mayan sites! It sits majestically on a hill overlooking the spectacular Caribbean Sea. This ancient city was more than likely a “port” where trade occurred and is as remarkable today as centuries ago. The history and beauty of this city are impressive to everyone. If you like to take pictures this site will be a favorite. reality of Roatan. We pass several villages while our local guides tell us about their beautiful country. Our first stop is at an iguana farm. Hundreds of iguanas are raised and protected here for lucky tourists to see. This farm also offers many up-close photo opportunities with other animals such as turtles and parrots. We continue on our circle tour with a stop at a sandy beach next to a fun little village for a couple of hours of relaxing, swimming or snorkeling.” 8:30 – 6:00 PM

Day 4 : Belize City

January 26, 2022
Take an exciting speedboat ride down the New River to get to the amazing Maya ruins of Lamanai. These ruins date back the Book of Mormon time period. Climb the huge temples, search for howler monkeys or just enjoy the beautiful jungle setting. Authentic Belizean lunch will be served upon arrival to the ruins. If you are taking a cruise to the Western Caribbean, this is a can’t-miss excursion. This tour is consistently rated a very highly by our guests. 8:00 – 5:00 PM

Day 5 : Costa Maya

January 27, 2022
This side-tour from the port of Costa Maya will allow you to enjoy the peaceful site of Chacchoben. You will enjoy the jungle setting of Chacchoben and its majestic ruins. This site is a late Book of Mormon time site. Learn how the structures and rituals of the Maya relate to the Book of Mormon and LDS beliefs. After visiting the ruins, we will head to a little Maya village where we will have the opportunity to see how the Maya lived and make corn tortillas. The Maya experience at the village has become a favorite for many guests.  8:00 – 5:00 PM

Day 6 : At Sea

January 28, 2022
Seminar at Sea

Day 7 : At Sea

January 29, 2022
Seminars at Sea

Day 8 : Galveston, TX

January 30, 2022
7:00 AM disembark


Ship Information: Royal Caribbean Liberty of the Seas

A member of Royal Caribbean’s Freedom class of ships, Liberty of the Seas is a large ship that holds up to 4000 guests. The ship’s heart is in the central Royal Promenade. With glass staircases and bridges that cross from port to starboard lit in cool purple and blue tones, this area, which soars four decks high, comes alive with daily deal seekers and character parades.

Cruisers on Liberty of the Seas can dine in style in a rich mahogany three-story dining room, each level named in honor of an Italian Renaissance painter, with sparkling chandeliers and romantic sunset views. And there are optional specialty restaurants, as well, making for an easy date night. And when it comes to outdoor fun, Liberty’s got it all with three distinct pool spaces plus an area for thrill-seekers who can’t help but scream on the gut-grinding water attraction, Tidal Wave.


All Rates are per person based on double occupancy. 3rd and 4th persons in same cabin travel at reduced rates. Organize 8 double occupancy cabins and one person cruises for free.

Inside CALL
Outside w/window CALL
Balcony CALL
Taxes & Govt. Fees $150
Terms and Conditions: Advertised rates INCLUDE port charges but DO NOT INCLUDE shore excursions, airfare, or gratuities. We will be happy to book your air if you would like–air is available at all major gateways. A $250 deposit, per person, is required to confirm your reservations. Final payment is due October 23, 2021. Deposit is refundable prior to final payment without penalty. Within three months of the cruise, the tours and cruise are non-refundable. Space can be recalled at anytime before the sail date so BOOK EARLY!
Flights: Please wait to book your flight until the tour has been confirmed. We require a minimum of 16 people in the group to operate the tour. We recommend you fly in the day before the cruise. Flight after the cruise should not be scheduled before noon.

Check Your Invoice Names: Please check to see that your names are spelled correctly. Your first and last names must appear as they appear on your passport for International travel and Driver’s License for domestic tours.

Passports: Passports are recommended for this sailing. Passports ARE required for international travel by air and for this reason we STRONGLY recommend them.


Donald Parry
Donald is Professor of Hebrew Bible and the Dead Sea Scrolls. He taught for many years at the Jerusalem Center. He is married to Camille Mills, from Las Vegas, Nevada; they have six children. Donald is a member of the International Team of Translators of the Dead Sea Scrolls (He has worked translating the Dead Sea Scrolls of Isaiah, 1 & 2 Samuel, and others). Don has directed over 20 different tour groups with Bountiful Travel, taking groups into the Holy Lands and the lands of the Book of Mormon. He has authored or edited twenty-seven books including: Understanding Isaiah, Temples of the Ancient World, Visualizing Isaiah, Angels: Agents of Light, Love, and Power and 175 Temple Symbols and Their Meanings, and other books on the Old Testament, Book of Mormon, and Dead Sea Scrolls. He is a popular Education Week speaker. He has a wonderful sense of humor and a is personable host to our groups. His scriptural knowledge is extensive and he is fascinated with old cars. You will love traveling with Don.

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