5 Incredible ‘Must-See’ Places to Visit on a Cruise

Cruise holidays are perhaps the most convenient and luxurious way to visit some of the ‘must-see’ places in the world. Here are five incredible places you can enjoy as a part of a cruise holiday.

Panama Canal

Panama canal

Recognised as one of the world’s greatest engineering accomplishments, the Panama Canal has long been a constant and incredibly important trade route. Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, the canal has become hugely popular with holidaymakers wanting to enjoy the unique sights sitting either side of the waters. Panama Canal cruises give passengers access to the incredible array of exotic birds in the area. The warm waters of the canal make it an ideal place for a relaxing dip. The more adventurous can enjoy the unique marine life, snorkelling under waters.

Mount FujiMount Fuji

Recognised as a symbol of Japan, Mount Fuji is in fact an active straovolcano which last erupted a shade over 300 years ago. The conical shape and snow-capped top half make for an awe-inspiring view. On clear days Mount Fuji can be seen for hundreds of miles away and approaching by ship as it emerges over the horizon is one of the world’s most breath-taking sights.

The Great Barrier Reef

Viewable from outer space, the Great Barrier Reef is the largest single structure made by living organisms in the world. Approximately two million tourists visit the region every year to take in the beauty and unique sights of the Great Barrier Reef. Great Barrier ReefThe incredible selection of marine life and coral structures have made it hugely popular with scuba divers and snorkellers. Fortunately, you don’t have to plunge underwater to enjoy the beauty of the region. A cruise offers the most comprehensive introduction to the tens of thousands of South Pacific islands, each with their own personalities and characteristics.

Madagascar

Madagascar

The incredible geography of Madagascar make it an island of contradictions as tropical rainforests border beautiful golden beaches on the Indian Ocean. This unique ecology has helped create a unique wildlife landscape – with 90% of the island’s wildlife being unique to Madagascar. From 100 species of Lemur to an incredible fauna landscape, Madagascar is a wildlife lover’s paradise.

Norwegian fjords

Norwegian fjords

The fjords of Norway are some of the world’s most beautiful waterways with crystal clear waters flanked by snow-capped, lush mountains. The area is practically made to be cruised through. The more active of visitors can take to the mountains, enjoying the treks which have been walked for hundreds of years.


146 people found this helpful
17071

Share Article:

Silver Travel Advisor

Leave a comment

*

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Sign up to our newsletter to receive the latest travel tips on top destinations.

Join the club

Become a member to receive exclusive benefits

Our community is the heart of Silver Travel Advisor, we love nothing more than sharing ideas, inspiration, hints and tips between us.

Most Recent Articles

Yasemen Kaner-White and her mother explore wheelchair-accessible Bath.
Ponant is growing its presence with an expanded fleet of ships, new itineraries and a fresh focus on sustainable sailing. …