Can cruising be the ultimate adventure travel?

Can cruising be the ultimate adventure travel?

According to Wikipedia, adventure travel is a type of tourism, involving exploration or travel to remote, exotic and possibly hostile areas.  Travelers that like to explore by ship have many opportunities to see remote areas while enjoying some of the finer comforts of life, such as a bounty of delicious food  and a comfortable bed.

Below are some photos from my travels as well as from the cruise lines social media accounts depicting why I think cruising can be the ultimate travel adventure.


Dromedary ride on Fire Mountain in the Canaries

Click here to read more about Port Buzz: Canary Islands visit to Fire Mountains via Silversea.

Dromedary ride in the Canary Islands. Photo by Carrie Finley.

Diving and Snorkeling in Bora Bora

Thanks to Paul Gauguin Cruises I was able to explore some of the most amazing water in the world. Read more about my trip here:  Tahiti and Society Islands via Paul Gauguin Cruises.

Paradise is a swim off my overwater bungalow in Bora Bora at the InterContinental La Moana.

You might notice that my feet are up and that is because there were a lot of sea urchins under-foot (true adventure travel always has a little danger).

Sitka 4×4

Cruise passengers looking for a little adrenaline rush and an authentic experience through the Tongass National Forest outside of Sitka will be happy with the Ultimate Adventure Combo offered by Holland America Line. Read more, click Hollland America Line Alaska Explorer cruise.


Those are just a few of my adventures, to see what the cruise lines are up to, let’s check in with their social media accounts.

Un-Cruise adventures in Mexico’s Sea of Sea of Cortés.

Check out the Un-Cruise  Facebook album here. See for yourself what adventures await cruise passengers in the area described by Jacques Cousteau as “the aquarium of the world.”

Un-Cruise Sea of Cortes
Un-Cruise Sea of Cortes

Queen Mary 2 is making a number of maiden calls on her Round World Voyage this year. On 29 January she visited Abu Dhabi for the first time.

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Viking River Cruises adventure travel takes you to exotic locations

Viking River Cruises
Viking River Cruises adventures to remote river locations.

Oceania Cruises takes cruisers to the end of the world

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