Q. Why should I book a Round the World Cruise?

The world, at times will humble you. While other times it will astound and excite you. Whatever emotion it evokes in you, it is simply too interesting to stay at home! So go forth, explore and enrich the story of your life.


World journeys are your chance to do something that almost everyone dreams of, but only a few can ever look back on. The chance to ensure that yours is a life truly lived.


Full world journeys

Beginning and ending in Southampton and featuring as many as 38 destinations in 24 countries, you could trade the coldest of our winter months for the ultimate lifetime experience.

Casting her bow lines free on 2 January 2016, Aurora offers the most exhilarating start to the New Year. She sails first for the Caribbean before taking a shortcut through to Mexico (via the Panama Canal) and the USA and then heading south for 19 days exploring New Zealand and Australia, and 21 days immersed in Asia. Whilst the final leg of the journey features time in Reunion, South Africa, Namibia and Gambia.

On 11 January 2016 Arcadia sails from Southampton bound for the natural wonders and exuberant metropolises of South America: with Brazil, Uruguay, the Falkland Islands and Chile occupying nearly a fifth of your itinerary.

The Pacific Islands create a stop gap in paradise en route to Australasia, and then you'll sail north to China and Japan before heading home via the USA and the Caribbean.


Australasian journeys

If you're desperate to explore "down under", our Australasian Journeys offer a flexible way to see the best of the region and a number of other fantastic destinations. You could choose to sail from Southampton via the Caribbean, USA and Pacific, or join your ship in Sydney, Brisbane or Auckland and cruise home via Asia and the Middle East.  Either way, you have the opportunity to arrive early or stay behind in Australia or New Zealand, giving  you as much time as you need to experience more of this fascinating continent.

Exotic fly-cruises


Exotic Cruises offer a way to enjoy the thrills of a World Cruise on a schedule that suits you. Pick the region you find most alluring and we'll find a holiday that takes in its highlights. Do you yearn to cruise up the USA's West Coast, soaking up the laid-back essence of San Francisco? Or perhas you see yourself sailing the Far East, marvelling at the glittering skyscrapers of Hong Kong, the peaceful temples of Bangkok and the pristine boulevards of Singapore. How about The Middle East, where you can explore the hidden city of Petra, and futuristic Dubai.


You'll get a lot for your money

Cabins - Choose the type of cabin you want to travel in. They even have in-room tea and coffee making facilities, which is unusual for cruise lines, but we know we just couldn't start the day without a cuppa.

Daytime activities - Our daytime programmes include talks and interactive workshops, on subjects as diverse as history, current affairs, the natural world, art, dance and gastronomy.

Evening entertainment - Live music, comedy and shows, cinemas, nightclubs and more.

Food - Five course meals in the main restaurant every night. Daytime and evening buffets of every kind of food imaginable. Breakfast, afternoon tea and room service (also, from May 2017 we are introducing an exciting new range of chargeable items to the menu). In fact you can dine from early morning until late evening free of charge.

Sports & pools - each of our ships have swimming pools, golf nets and traditional deck games. There are also sport courts where everything from 5-a-side football, basketball, cricket and tennis can be played.

Gyms, sauna and/or steam rooms



Suites Travel in ultimate style and luxury with our butler-serviced Suites, which come complete with a spacious balcony for uninterrupted ocean views.
Mini-Suites A balcony, lounge area, superior bathroom and some lovely special touches make our Mini-Suites a relaxing home from home.
Balcony When you're surrounded by an amazing ocean, or sailing into a beautiful new destination, you'll want to enjoy the perfect vantage point - your own private balcony.
Outside & Inside The perfect way to travel if you plan to spend most of your time out and about - they're also our most economical options.
Single Travel in a room designed just for you, our single cabins are spacious, comfortable and all yours. I


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