Visiting 6 continents, 24 countries, 34 ports of call and the Panama Canal - our world cruise spans 34,759 beautiful nautical miles. Experiencing the destinations is all part of the adventure, our destination experience are now on sale and include some wonderful overland opportunities including:
Phuket to Colombo – Overland to Taj Mahal
Durban to Cape Town – 6 different Overland option to different Safari Lodges:
We’re highlighting a few options here but the full list is available in MAFS once you have your world cruise booked.
Sea & See Curacao
See some of Curacao’s fascinating land and surrounding sea on this experience. Embark on a narrated tour of the coral reefs, viewing dozens of tropical fish and delicate colonies of coral through the large glass windows. On dry land, you will cross over the Queen Juliana Bridge, 61m (200ft) high and offering views over the capital. A stop will be made for a visit to Chobolobo where you will discover how the famous Blue Curacao Liqueur is produced.
Huahine Highlights & Pearl Farm
During this experience, you will be introduced to the island’s majestic beauty by 4x4. You will make a stop to see the famous blue-eyed eels that live in a stream running through the village and visit the Huahine Pearl Farm and Pottery. A further stop will be made in Maeva to view the Marae (open-air ancient Polynesian temples) which are the island’s most sacred artefacts before continuing along the shores of Lake Fauna Nui and through Fare, the island’s largest village.
Glow Worm Caves Experience
The Kawiti Caves are home to thousands of luminous glow worms and breathtaking rock formations in the beautiful Bay of Islands. When walking through these caves, you’ll find a cavern filled with glow worms that feel so close you could touch them. Enjoy a guided walk through this natural wonder, all the while listening to entertaining commentary and learning about the rich local history.
Aussie Wildlife & Blue Mountains
Enjoy a visit to Featherdale Wildlife Park, Sydney’s top interactive wildlife experience, before exploring the magnificent Blue Mountains.
The highlight of your day will be a visit to Scenic World where you will ride on one of the steepest incline railways in the world down to a lush and hidden valleyEnjoy a short walk through the rainforest before taking a scenic cableway out of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed rainforest of the Jamison Valley.
Historical Mataram by Vintage Willys Jeep
On this full-day experience, you will turn heads as you journey between the sites in a convoy of vintage Willys Jeeps. You’ll visit the Nusa Tenggara Barat (NTB) Museum, Ampenan, which used to be a port used by Dutch settlers for the transit of spices. The drive will take you through areas such as Chinatown, past the local market and past the old Dutch military barracks to Taman Sangkariang where you will learn about the history of the Mataram Kingdom. The final stop on your adventure will be a visit to Mayura Water Palace, a complex that combines religion, nature and history.
An Evening at Gardens by the Bay
Make the most of your evening in port with this visit to one of Asia’s premier horticultural destinations – Gardens by the Bay. Visit the Flower Dome and the Cloud Forest where you stroll through a mist-filled landscape and along the tree-top walk. Outside, marvel at the magnificent sight of the iconic Supertrees - vertical gardens covered with 162,900 plants from 200 species which provide shade during the day and come alive with an exhilarating light and sound show at night.
Orang Utan Sanctuary
Join this unique experience to visit an orangutan sanctuary and learn more about these incredible creatures. Serving as a breeding sanctuary but also as a rehabilitation and conservation facility for this endangered species. You will be able to observe the orangutan roaming freely around the island. Sanctuary rangers are usually on hand to help you spot the animals and answer any questions you may have
This ‘Overland to Taj Mahal’ experience departs from Phuket on Thursday 14 March and re-joins Ambience in Colombo on Monday 18 March. Along with visiting the Taj Mahal, you will visit New Delhi and Jaipur.
Seaplane over the Maldives
The Maldives is a nation in the Indian Ocean comprised of 1,192 islands, of which only 200 are inhabited. This experience provides you with a wonderful opportunity to enjoy breathtaking views from the air of shallow lagoons, pristine and uninhabited islands, an array of resort islands and remote fishing villages. If you are fortunate enough, you may be able to spot dolphins or schools of fish cavorting in the waters below you.
This ‘Garden Route’ overland experience departs from Durban on Tuesday 02 April and re-joins Ambience in Cape Town on Friday 05 April. Amakhala Safari Lodge with its African tribal-style accommodation is set in the compact bushland of the Amakhala ‘Big 5’ Game Reserve.
This ‘Kruger Shalati’ overland experience departs from Durban on Tuesday 02 April 2024 and re-joins Ambience in Cape Town on Friday 05 April 2024. This experience involves spending one night in Johannesburg followed by two nights on the ‘Train on the Bridge’ – the first of its kind in luxury accommodation in a re-envisioned train stationed on the historical Selati Bridge above the Sabie River in the Kruger National Park.
More destination experience to follow.