Destinations

Africa – North & Middle East

Northern Africa and Arabia Northern Africa and Arabia will astound all who visit with its contrasts of bustling Arab cities and culture coupled with the beauty and starkness of the surrounding deserts. This region ranges from Morocco in the west, which borders both the Mediterranean and Atlantic oceans, across Libya, and Egypt to Arabia. From […]

Africa – South & Central

Africa – Southern and Central This region covers the southern part of this fascinating continent, from West Africa round to East Africa. Snow-capped mountains, the Sahara Desert, Kilimanjaro, the Serengeti and Maasai Mara all await the intrepid traveller. There is a vast range of cultures and experiences waiting to be explored in this region, but […]

Alaska & Canada West

Alaska and Canada’s West Coast is one of the world’s last great true frontiers, an unspoiled wilderness of glimmering glaciers, abundant forests, towering mountains, exotic wildlife, and water front communities. Canada’s West Coast starts at Vancouver and covers the first third of the Inside Passage ending at Port Hardy. Apart from a short stretch of […]

Antarctica

Antarctica is the last discovered continent where wildlife and nature exist without excessive pressures of man. The dramatic mountains, glaciers, iceburgs and ocean provide a backdrop to the lives of the widlife who have adapted to living here. During the brief summer months of light, an astounding abundance of life returns to crowd the headlands […]

Arctic North Atlantic

The Arctic and North Atlantic Timelessness is the key word, says Carol Kasza. It begins with the light–until you’ve experienced an Arctic summer, you can’t conceive of the abundance of time that 24 hours of daylight gives you. In this remote wilderness, we’re free not only from the harried pace of city life, but free […]

Asia

Asia is a land of contrasts – the largest continent, the tallest mountains, the longest coastline and three-fifth’s the world’s population. Cruising is a wonderful way to see the region which extends from Burma and Thailand in the west through Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore through to Vietnam and Cambodia, China and Japan. Clearly with this […]

Asian Rivers

Asia has four major navigable rivers that offer wonderful river cruise experiences The Yangtze in China is famous for its cruises between Chongqing and Yichang which include the new Three Gorges Dam. The cruises are generally included in longer cruise tour packages and key operators include Viking Cruises, Victoria Cruises and Orient Royal Cruise Co. […]

Atlantic Trans

A Transatlantic crossing is one of the world’s great line voyages – nostalgia and relaxation are the two keys to these popular cruises. A Transatlantic cruise conjures up images of classic cruising – packing up steamer trunks for a long voyage to the new world – reading a good book on a deck chair on […]

Australia

Australia is the world’s smallest continent and largest island. It is like nowhere else in the world. It’s young, adventurous, stylish and friendly. It has unique animals and a fantastic climate and offers a wide and contrasting range of cruise experiences covering experiences from visiting the Barrier Reef to Tasmania. Cruise Types Major cruise lines […]

Bermuda

Bermuda is truly one of God’s jewels on this planet. Aquamarine and turquoise seas surround these beautiful islands. Bermuda is actually an archipelago of small islands that are the remnant of an ancient volcano, resembling a fishhook when viewed from a high altitude. Lush green trees, shrubs, and lawns blanket these subtropical islands. Bermuda is […]

Canada & New England

Canada and New England Enjoy the captivating beauty and the history of the Canadian and new England Atlantic coastline with its plethora of bird and sea life. Visit charming cities steeped in history. You’ll sail through areas of astonishing natural beauty – from quaint fishing villages to world-class international cities – and enjoy fall foliage […]

Caribbean

The Caribbean is the most popular cruise destination in the world, offering white sand beaches, crystal clear waters, great shopping and an exciting mix of cultures. For those who dream of white sandy beaches fringed with palms, crystal clear waters, historic waterways and bustling towns, a Caribbean cruise holiday offers exactly this. From volcanic peaks […]

Egypt & Nile

Egypt is a land of ancient splendour enriched by centuries of culture. Along the narrow ribbon of the 960mile River Nile, dynasties of Kings and Queens created monumental legacies that will fascinate you. Nile cruises visit a wider variety of antiquities along the banks of the river. But equally important, they also allow the tourist […]

EU British Isles

The United Kingdom is predominantly a starting point for cruises to more far-flung destinations. However it also offers some interesting cruises of its own. Most cruises depart from the UK’s southern ports and visit Ireland and Scotland where guests can enjoy both the rugged beauty of the Scottish Islands and the Celtic history to be […]

EU Mediterranean

The Mediterranean is so enthralling, so absolutely seductive that, like the mythical siren’s song, its spell is impossible to break. It is both a haven for nature’s glory and a veritable treasure trove of history. Once you experience it and behold all its treasures, you will never be the same. See it once and the […]

EU Norwegian Fjords

Norway , really is best seen from the water – sail these incredible, narrow waterways carved into Norway’s rugged coast, you’ll experience uncanny peace and tranquillity and witness astonishing scenery that can’t be matched anywhere else on earth. With every meander you’ll discover stunning sights, from soaring snow-capped mountains and cascading waterfalls to lush-green rolling […]

EU Rivers

Europe has so many navigable rivers that offer wonderful river cruise experiences that travellers are spoilt for choice. The Danube is the key to river cruising in Europe as the great river crosses from Germany through Serbia, Austria and Hungary into Romania before emptying into the Black Sea. It offers the greatest range of river […]

EU Scandinavia & Baltic

The Baltic Sea allows travellers to visit a range of Scandinavian and Baltic countries. From the fairy-tale castles of Copenhagen to the gilded palaces of St. Petersburg, Scandinavia and Baltic Russia cruise destinations reflect over two millennia of history. The memories of Teutonic knights and Hanseatic merchant kings and czars come alive through a montage […]

EU West & Atlantic Islands

EU Western and Atlantic Islands icover the Atlantic Islands in the South, ranging up the Atlantic Coast of Europe from Spain to Germany. Cruise Types The Atlantic Islands comprise of the Canaries and Madeira, and are located off the north west coast of Africa. Cruises here also often include a visit to African ports, particularly […]

Hawaii

Hawaii has become the new cruise destination with a number of ships now docking here on their way through the Pacific. An island cruise lets you experience the true spirit of an Hawaiian vacation where the ancient culture and enchanting beauty of the islands combine with the allure of the sea to create an unforgettable […]

India & Indian Ocean

India and Indian Ocean The home of one of the world’s oldest civilizations, and several of the world’s great religions; India has been changing and re-shaping itself for as long as anywhere on earth, forever producing new forms of culture and absorbing new influences. Visiting the subcontinent, you’ll see Kipling-esque visions of spectacular carved temples […]

India Rivers

Indian river cruising on the great rivers of the Sub Continent are fast becoming a must see and do for experienced cruisers. Offering the charm and sophistication of travel from an other era these modern ships traverse the three great rivers of the North and East, the Hooghly (sometimes called the lower Ganges), The Ganges […]

Mexico

The Mexican Riviera stretches thousands of miles down Mexico’s Pacific coast from the Californian border all the way to Guatemala. Originally comprising a series of small fishing villages, tourism boomed with the opening of new roads that made these ports accessible. As the region developed the cruise industry discovered it and now it is one […]

North America Atlantic

This region is not strictly a cruise destination, however many of the main cities of the US Eastern Seaboard are major ports where cruises start or end. Key cruise destinations serviced from these ports include the TransAtlantic , Caribbean, Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada and New England and World Cruises A few Cruises to Nowhere run from […]

North America Pacific

North America Pacific From the lush green of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest to the glittering cities and sunny beaches of California cruises on North America’s west coast allow you to explore vineyards and areas known for redwood forests and diverse wildlife. Also home to urban attractions, the Pacific Northwest boasts museums, quaint boutiques […]

North America Rivers

North American Rivers If you’re looking for a cruise vacation that’s completely different from any other, come discover Mark Twain’s America . . . on board an authentic paddlewheel steamboat! A Steamboatin’ vacation offers delightfully diversified pleasures – the excitement of exploring quaint rivertowns; the thrill of travelling along America’s great rivers; the tranquility of […]

Panama & Central America

Panama and Central America Although a Panama Cruise conjures images of its world famous canal, there is so much more than that to this incredible country. Fast becoming Central America’s hottest destination, Panama tempts visitors with its jungles, coral-ringed islands, mountain forests and exotic wildlife. A short train ride from Colon, Panama City offers a […]

South America

South America South America offers travellers a range of cruise destinations. From the glitter of Rio and Buenos Aires to the penguins and whales of the Straits of Magellan, to the Amazon (see South American Rivers), to the intriguing colonial history and South America is a destination of opposites, and one of the most exciting […]

South American Rivers

South America Rivers South American Rivers vary greatly in size and significance from the Amazon River to the Putumayo River. The Amazon River is one of the great rivers of the world and the chief river of South America. From its mouth at Belem, the Amazon is navigable as far as Iquitos, Peru, some 2,300 […]

South Pacific & New Zealand

South Pacific cruises are extremely popular with increasing numbers of ships domiciled in or visiting the region each year. At some time in our lives we’d all love to leave our footprints on a white sand beach in Fiji, Noumea, Vanuatu, or Tahiti, or explore the contrast of the Australian Coast; or snorkel the crystal […]

World Cruises & Sectors

World Cruises and Sectors Of all the world’s travel experiences, none can compare with a world cruise. You will discover legendary antiquities from the Acropolis in Athens to the Pyramids of Egypt. Trace the footsteps of biblical prophets in Israel from Jerusalem to Nazareth. Transit the historic Suez Canal, sail the Pacific to Malaysia, Singapore, […]