Cruise Regions

Want to know more about the world's cruising regions? Here you will find descriptions of each area, the departure ports used by all the cruise lines and you can search for cruises that sail in the region.



Africa is a a huge continent with a 70,000 mile coastline - explore its people and amazing wildlife.

Alaskan whales travel waters surrounded by glaciers, bears roam the land, salmon swim the rivers and eagles soar overhead.


Arctic and Greenland

Antarctic fantastic natural beauty hosts an abundant wildlife in one of the most forbidding places on earth.

The Arctic roof of the world starts north of the Arctic circle and yet here you will find lands with spectacular coastal fjords, glaciers and ice flows and abounding with wildlife.

Atlantic Islands


Atlantic Islands comprise the Canaries, Madeira, Azores and Cape Verde Islands - beach resorts, volcanoes, rugged scenery and even desert - all off the west coast of Africa.

Australasia features the rugged islands of New Zealand, the diversity of Australia, the jungles of Papua New Guinea and tropical Indonesia

Black Sea/Med


From the Black Sea experience the different cultures of eastern block countries like Bulgaria, Romania and Ukraine or explore the north coast of Turkey.

Caribbean warm seas wash the beaches of hundreds of beautiful vibrant islands and the cultural influences of Europe, Africa and Latin America.

East US and Canada


Eastcoast USA hosts the warm seas of Bermuda, the Autumn colours of New England and Canada and the battlefields of Colonial USA.

From rom Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia in the south through the Philippines, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong and China to Korea and Japan in the north.

Indian Ocean


The Indian Ocean offers cruising along the coasts of Arabia, India, Sri Lanka and on to Singapore or exploring the coral atolls of the Maldives and Seychelles.

The Mediterranean is the Cradle of Civilisation with summer sun, glamourous resorts, historic cities and idyllic islands.

Middle East

Northern Europe

The Middle East offers cruising in the Red Sea, the Persian Gulf or through the whole region.

Northern Europe has the medieval cities of the Baltic Sea, the dramatic Norwegian Fjords, the historic cities and islands of Western Europe and the volcanoes of Iceland.


Panama Canal

The Pacific Ocean is vast and home to Hawaii and the South Sea Islands - a Polynesian welcome, great beaches, reefs and waving palm trees.

The Panama Canal is one of the wonders of the modern world - cruise up and over Central America between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.

South America


South America offers an incredible mix of ancient civilisations, unique islands, colonial history, dramatic fjords and mountains, vibrant cities and tropical rivers and rainforest.

Transatlantic cruises could be for you if you like lots of days at sea.

West US and Mexico

Europe and MEd

The Mexican Riviera or California coast for fun, Oregon and the Pacific Northwest or whales and exotic jungles further south.

Western Europe's historic cities to the glamourous resorts, and idyllic islands of the Mediterranean.


The World Cruise - The classic cruise experience, circling the globe to explore new regions.