Top Destinations to Visit on a World Cruise

Posted August 24th, 2015

A world cruise is the perfect opportunity to get away from the daily grind and really experience everything the world has to offer. These extended journeys offer a balance of time spent in port and time spent relaxing at sea. The best part is that these cruises tend to dock at major ports for more than one day, giving you even more time to explore, experience and discover the local culture and attractions. Not convinced? Check out our top reasons to embark on a world cruise!

While different cruise lines offer different itineraries, you can be guaranteed that your world cruise will stop in a variety of interesting locations, giving you a holiday to remember. Wondering what sort of destinations you may get to visit? Here are our picks for must-see cities on your world cruise.

Barcelona

This vibrant Spanish city is famous for its architecture and history. It combines a charming old town with urban developments, giving it a blend you have to see to believe. You’ll never go hungry here either – local tapas bars ensure you can thoroughly sample the traditional cuisine during your stay. To experience architectural delights, La Sagrada Familia and La Pedrera will be on the itinerary for your day trip, while those who have a keen eye for art and culture might head to Museu Picasso or Las Rambla.

Mykonos

If you’re looking for picture perfect views and a lively nightlife, make sure Mykonos is on your itinerary. You can spend your time here enjoying amazing weather, soaking up the sun, checking out local bars and discovering alleyways. If you’re here for the culture, head to Little Venice or Delos Island, where you can wander the cobbled streets and discover plenty of food and shopping delights.


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Dubai

Will it be the first time you’ve ventured to Dubai? This mega-city will have you catching your breath at every turn. Beneath its modern appearance lies a traditional heart, with old world marketplaces just blocks away from urban super-structures. If you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, head out on a desert safari on a tour of the sand dunes. Otherwise, make sure you check out Palm Jumeirah for a taste of luxury. And of course you can’t forget the shopping options – this city is known worldwide for its fashion scene.

San Diego

Known for its beaches, parks and gorgeous weather, San Diego has long been a major tourist attraction. If the idea of lazing around a beach isn’t your idea of an amazing experience, San Diego still has lots to offer. You can head to the Gaslamp Quarter, the region’s premier dining and shopping precinct, or take the time to visit the world-famous San Diego Zoo. Alternatively, head out an historical tour of the city – there really is something for everyone here.

Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one iconic city that can sweep you up in a whirl of people, culture, technology and entertainment. The good news is that despite the chaos, it really is quite easy to get around to immerse yourself in the lifestyle. Well-developed infrastructure means public transport is efficient and accessible, letting you discover highlights like Victoria Peak, the various city markets, Nathan Road and the famous Symphony of Lights.

A world cruise is an enriching and entertaining experience, and something that can be enjoyed by everyone. All ready to go? Tickets for the 2016 and 2017 cruise seasons are selling now, so make sure you grab yours to guarantee your spot. Call your friendly cruising experts on 1300 954 661 to get the ball rolling for your amazing world cruise!


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  Absolutely nobody in Australia knows more about cruising than Cruiseabout. With close to 30,000 nights on ships all across the globe, our consultants’ extensive experience and passion for cruising is unequaled. We're here to share the joys of cruising holidays with more Australians and invite them into our world - because we love cruising!

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