Top Five Cruises That Will Satisfy the Adventurer in You
A lot of people think of cruises as holidays for the type who want nothing more than to laze in the sun for two straight weeks, but they actually offer a great deal of variety for travellers who want to see the world and facilities for those who want to stay active, making them a great option for adventurers. Here’s our pick of the top destinations to take your breath away.
If you’re interested in history, Ireland can be a great destination. One popular stop include Belfast, with its elegant castle just a ramble up Cave Hill and the chance to walk on the famous Giant’s Causeway. Many cruises also stop at Dublin where you can see the Book of Kells at the Trinity College Library.
- Australia and New Zealand
With vast wildernesses and unique wildlife, cruises through Oceania offer experiences you can’t have anywhere else. The climate is great for outdoor activities and national parks are plentiful, so if you want to get moving and see something really special this is the route to take.
- The Arctic
Many cruises pass through Alaska, which is home to some truly epic natural spectacles. Not only will Arctic cruises give you the chance to see incredible glaciers and the stunning Aurora Borealis, but you can even get a glimpse of humpback whales without even leaving the ship, or head further inland on a tour to see polar bears.
- Mexico and the Western Caribbean
With everything from scuba diving to exploring historic archaeology sites and rambling through rainforests, routes through Central America truly offer something for everyone. Jamaica in particular offers a huge variety of activities including horse riding and river rafting.
- Singapore to Malta
You can see swathes of the world on one trip with a cruise from Southeast Asia to Africa on a Black Watch cruise ship equipped with full fitness facilities and luxuries when you need to slow down. One of the best things about Africa is the food, especially the food from Zanzibar. Visit Malaysia’s bustling modern capital of Kuala Lumpur, see wild elephants in Colombo, Sri-Lanka and visit tropical islands and pyramids all on one holiday. If you have the blood of an adventurer a grand trip like this should tick all your boxes, check out Planet Cruise for more information on adventure holiday cruises