Five natural wonders you can enjoy as part of a luxury cruise
Many of us have a bucket list of things that we’d like to see and accomplish throughout our lives, but if you’re serious about voyaging the world, then cruising might just be what you’re looking for. Not only can you witness the wonders of the world, but travelling in this way enables you to do it in the lap of luxury – should you wish.
Fran Hayden, from ROL Cruise, explores the vast selection of luxury cruises on offer that take in some of the best wonders of the world.
Discover the Amazon in Ultra-Luxury
With this voyage, you can join the few intrepid travellers who have been able to experience the remarkable sights and sounds of the Amazon – but you get to do it in ultra-luxury. Join Silversea’s brand new vessel Silver Muse and experience redefined luxury, small-ship intimacy and spacious all-suite accommodations that are the hallmarks of the Silversea experience. The Amazon is a destination that enables you to immerse yourself in exoticism; search for vivacious wildlife in the rainforest and, with an overnight stay in the capital of the State of Amazonas, Manaus, you will have the opportunity to meet people who call this intriguing place their home. This world wonder is exquisite and will provide you with a lifetime of memories and will satisfy the uncompromising requirements for comfort, service, and quality for the world’s most discerning travellers.
To discover the Amazon for yourself with Silversea, click here.
Gold Coast & the Great Barrier Reef in 6★ Luxury
Proudly defining their on board experience as ‘luxury cruising refined to its purest form’, 6★ Seabourn are the pinnacle of opulence on the ocean. Considered the most modern and acclaimed in the ultra-luxury cruise sector, Seabourn will undoubtedly exceed your expectations whilst helping you tick off a bucket list experience en route. As you join Seabourn on your voyage from Sydney to Benoa, Bali, you will be able to visit one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World – the Great Barrier Reef. Containing an abundance of marine life and home to the breathtaking beauty of the world’s largest coral reef systems, there really is little that can compare to this spectacular experience.
Witness the Great Barrier Reef in 6★ Luxury, here.
The Ultra-Luxury No-Fly Fjords of Norway
Silversea’s ships cater for those who delight in discovery but also enjoy indulging the mind and body in the most lavish surroundings imaginable. With personalised service, all-inclusive cruising, butler service, fine dining and exclusive enrichment, the grandeur on board a Silversea voyage is second-to-none. The Norwegian Fjords reveal stunning scenery with deep blue fjords, waterfalls, snow-capped mountains and fjords which slice their way through the breathtaking landscapes. Visit Flåm, which is surrounded by colossal mountains and a myriad of majestic waterfalls and, for even more natural wonder sightings – this itinerary includes a visit to Tromsø where you may be able to view the spectacular, ethereal Northern Lights.
To explore the fjords of Norway, click here.
Timeless Wonders of Vietnam in Colonial Luxury
Pandaw River Expeditions pride themselves on their ability to reach remote and often hard-to-navigate rivers. Their stunning, luxury ships are reminiscent of the French Colonial-era manor homes that once lined the streets of Old Saigon, meaning that you are able to soak up colonial luxury as you navigate the Mekong River. This exquisite itinerary has made it on to this list as, with a two night stay in Hanoi, you will have plenty of time to visit Ha Long Bay – and it is so worth the three hour journey. Here, thousands of limestone karsts and islets are sprinkled across an exquisite emerald green bay and you can experience this vision of ethereal beauty by spending a relaxing day out on a sailing junk, should you wish.
Visit the timeless wonders of Vietnam, here.
South America Discovery – featuring Iguazú Falls
With this all-inclusive ultra-luxury voyage to South America, you can add a pre-cruise land tour to experience the extraordinary natural beauty of Iguazú Falls. Coined one of the great natural wonders of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Iguazú Falls are simply mesmerising and encompass many exquisite waterfalls, beautiful landscapes and are absolutely teeming with unique wildlife. With Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, you can enjoy all-suite, all-inclusive, ultra-luxury cruising – which is the epitome of grandeur. On board, impeccable service sophisticated public spaces, exquisite dining options and all-balcony accommodation mean that you can explore stunning South America in absolutely flawless surroundings.
Discover South America & Iguazú Falls in ultra-luxury here.
For more individual advice or questions, contact a member of the ROL Cruise Concierge team by calling free on 0800 251 1005.