Daily Itinerary

More details regarding group activities and conference sessions will be announced closer to the cruise.

Sunday, December 9, 2012

At Sea

4:00 pm Depart Tampa, Florida

4:30 – 5:20 pm Welcome and Opening Remarks with James Randi and D.J. Grothe, Introduction of Speakers and Staff    

5:30 – 6:30 pm James Randi: My Life in Skepticism

8:00 – 9:00 pm Amazing Adventure Opening Reception

Monday, December 10, 2012

At Sea

9:00 – 10:00 am Benjamin Radford: Doomsdays and the 2012 Maya Calendar

10:00 – 11:00 am Jamy Ian Swiss: The Illusion of Psychic Powers

5:15 – 7:00 pm D.J. Grothe: A History of Magic and Skepticism (in conversation with James Randi)

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
9:00 AM Arrive Rotan Bay Islands, Honduras

Daytime Optional Group Activities around Rotan (Additional fees may apply)

5:00 pm Depart Rotan Bay Islands, Honduras

5:15 – 6:15 pm On board event. James Randi: Where History Meets Woo-Woo: The Maya Ruins and Prophecy

6:15 – 7:00 pm On board event. Question and Answer Period


Wednesday, December 12, 2012
8:00 AM Arrive Belize City, Belize

Daytime Optional Group Activities around Belize City (Additional fees may apply)

5:00 pm Depart Belize City, Belize

5:15 – 6:15 pm On board event.  Benjamin Radford: Marine Mysteries and Monsters 

6:15 – 7:00 pm On board event.  Open group discussion


Thursday, December 13, 2012
8:00 am Arrive Costa Maya, Mexico

Daytime Group Activities around Costa Maya (Additional fees may apply)

5:00 pm Depart Costa Maya, Mexico

5:15 – 6:05 pm On board event. Jennifer Michael Hecht: The History of Disbelief

6:10 – 7:00 pm On board event. Toni Van Pelt: What’s the Alternative?: How the U.S. Government Evaluates Alternative Medicine


Friday, December 14, 2012
8:00 am Arrive Cozumel, Mexico

Daytime Optional Group Activities around Cozumel (Additional fees may apply)

5:00 pm Depart Cozumel, Mexico

5:15 – 6:00 pm On board event. D.J. Grothe: Prophecy and Cognitive Dissonance

6:00 – 7:00 pm On board event. Benjamin Radford: Slaying the Vampire: Solving the Chupacabra Mystery

Saturday, December 15, 2012
At Sea

9:00 – 10:00 am D.J. Grothe: JREF and Skepticism Around The World

10:00 – 11:00 am Closing session


Sunday, December 16, 2012
8:00 am Arrive Tampa, Florida


View the detailed conference program here.

This itinerary is subject to change.