A handpicked selection of the world’s most spectacular islands; the legendary icons of incredible cities; remarkable historical, cultural and spiritual sites; a diverse array of amazing wildlife; and awe-inspiring natural wonders: the ingredients of this once-in-a-lifetime holiday are what cruise dreams are made of.
Join Boudicca on this epic journey to Africa, Asia and Australasia, Arabia, the Middle East and the Mediterranean and you’ll enjoy 168-nights of unforgettable sights and highlights. [ReadMoreMob] And what's more, thanks to our RIBs, we can now take you even closer to life on the water's edge. Journey away from the usual tourist trails in some of the most awe-inspiring locations on earth, or embellish a bit more if you wish. [ReadMoreDesk]
Visits to stunning islands in the Canaries, the Indian Ocean, the Andaman and Indonesia will present chances to indulge in gorgeous sunshine and spellbinding scenery. Take in Tenerife’s towering Mount Teide; relax at some of the best beaches on earth in the Seychelles; explore the Ubud rice terraces in beautiful Bali; marvel at the volcanic scenes of lesser-known islands such as Lombok and Java; and much more. You’ll also have opportunities to encounter the endemic fauna and flora of Komodo Island, the natural habitat of the world’s largest lizards; Madagascar, famed for its lemurs, chameleons and geckos; the breathtaking Great Barrier Reef and Kangaroo Island, home to wild kangaroos, wallabies and koalas, in Australia; and Moyenne Island, a breeding ground for giant land tortoises. In South Africa, seek-out the ‘Big Five’ game on unmissable safari adventures during stops at Port Elizabeth and Richards Bay; and see the penguins of Boulders Beach on tour from Cape Town, where magnificent Table Mountain is a sight to behold.
Immersive cultural and spiritual experiences await you too. In India, you can soak-up the hustle and bustle of Mumbai; explore Porbandar, the birthplace of Gandhi; and tour to the Taj Mahal from Kochi, while your time in Papua New Guinea will include an opportunity to enjoy the festivity of Alotau’s extravagant Cultural Festival. You can also uncover the impressive mosques and souks of Muscat and Salalah in Oman; and even follow in the footsteps of Jewish, Muslim and Christian pilgrims on tour to Jerusalem from Ashdod, Israel. A combination of fascinating historic sites and modern marvels are also thrown into the mix. Step back in time at astonishing ancient treasures, such as the ‘lost city’ of Petra in Jordan; Athens’ Acropolis ruins and the mighty Parthenon; and Cartagena’s Roman Amphitheatre, and delight in 21st century life during calls into sparkling cities such as Melbourne, the ‘World’s Most Liveable City’; skyscraper-laden Singapore; and Dubai, home to the Burj Khalifa – the world’s tallest building. To top-it-all-off, Boudicca will also make a specially timed visit to Sydney to offer you an opportunity to savour the city’s famous New Year’s Eve celebrations and watch the annual fireworks light up the midnight sky over the iconic Harbour Bridge and Opera House.