While Norwegian Cruise Line offers unforgettable cruises to popular cruise destinations including the Caribbean, Alaska and the Mediterranean, there are also some more distinctive voyages to consider. Think Australia, South America, and Scandinavia. Allow your imagination to wander. If you've already done the Caribbean why not check Morocco, China or Russia off your bucket list? The world is waiting to be explored.
Distinctive Voyages to Consider
Commune with kangaroos and koalas in the land Down Under on cruises covering Australia, New Zealand, and Tasmania. Hike Australia's national parks and rugged coastline or visit South Australia's celebrated wine country. Experience some of the most amazing vistas on the planet and film sets from "The Lord of The Rings" trilogy, in New Zealand.
Experience Canada the way that some of the first explorers to the New World did on a cruise from New York to Eastern Canada and Quebec. Enjoy the rugged coastline and lobster feasts of Nova Scotia, the history of the old walled city of Quebec, and follow the route of Captain James Cook in Newfoundland.
Near the top of the wish list for many avid cruisers is passage through the Panama Canal. Start in Miami and finish 14 days later in Los Angeles, stopping in Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Mexico along the way.
Explore the west coast of South America on this once-in-a-lifetime cruise that begins in Chile and ends in Miami, Florida. Immerse yourself in the unique cultures of South American countries including Chile, Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia. The trip includes a visit to the storied Machu Picchu and passage through the Panama Canal.
Travel to the Far East to experience the wonders of Japan and China. Highlights include Tokyo, Kobe, Hong Kong and Shanghai. From the excitement of Tokyo to the tranquility of Japan's natural settings, the land of sushi, sumo, and samurai, is an experience you'll never forget. Then spend two days in the cosmopolitan capital of Hong Kong, before ending your trip with two days in Shanghai, the largest city in China.
For a real adventure, consider a transpacific cruise from Tokyo to Seattle, skirting the coast of Alaska. This 20-day voyage includes five ports in Japan, one in Russia and seven in Alaska. From sushi to Shinto temples to calving glaciers, Alaskan wildlife, and gorgeous vistas, this trip has it all.
Traverse the ocean from London to New York on a 13-day transatlantic cruise; from Big Ben to Lady Liberty, with stops in Scotland, Iceland, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Maine along the way.
Explore England, Ireland, and Scotland on a cruise of the British Isles, land of fabled castles, historic seaports and cozy pubs. The tour includes stops in London, Cork, Dublin, Glasgow, and Edinburgh.
Depart London for a cruise of the west coast of France, Spain, and Portugal. Visit Paris, the "City of Lights," where you'll stroll down the Champs Elysees and rub elbows with Mona Lisa at the Louvre. Enjoy French wine in the region of Bordeaux, tapas in Spain’s Basque Country and the famous port wine of Portugal. Visit the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, and an ancient Roman settlement in Vigo, Spain.
From London make your way along the coast of Norway to Tromso, considered the northernmost city in the world, on the Norway and North Cape cruise. Visit storied Norwegian port towns, view glaciers and fjords, see one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world and visit the Northern Lights Observatory.
Or, start in Barcelona where you'll marvel at medieval streets and Gaudi's monumental La Sagrada Familia. Then enjoy the exotic tastes, colors, and sounds of Casablanca, Morocco. Visit the Hassan II Mosque. Take in the beautiful beaches of the Canary Islands and then it's back to Spain, where you won't want to miss The Alhambra in Granada.
From the streets of London to fishing ports in Norway to volcanic vistas in Iceland, Shetland ponies, and Scottish castles, the 14-day Norway, Iceland and UK cruise covers a lot of ground and offers a variety of experiences. Visit Buckingham Palace, photograph an active volcano, and spot the Loch Ness Monster all on one trip.
Your camera will get a workout on the 9-Day Norwegian Fjords Cruise. Explore quaint villages tucked inside lush valleys surrounded by towering mountains of pine forest. Stroll down the old streets of fishing villages or travel into the hills for fabulous vistas of the valley below. Keep your camera at the ready for the cascading waterfalls that dot the map in this beautiful region.
Consider also cruising the Baltic Sea from Copenhagen to St. Petersburg and back with additional stops in Berlin, Tallinn, Helsinki, and Stockholm. From medieval to contemporary, this voyage offers a bounty of sights and experiences. Visit the palaces of tsars, the castles of kings, and the world-renowned Hermitage Museum. Experience opera and ballet in St. Petersburg, "The Venice of the North."
No matter which distinctive voyage you choose to embark on, with Norwegian, your options are as wide as the sea.