Madagascar, Albania and Namibia are just three of the new destinations with ports of call in Voyages of Discovery’s Summer 2014 and Winter 2014/15 cruises.


Today 19 new ports of call, across ten countries, have been announced by Voyages of Discovery, including a full circumnavigation of the African continent.

Cruises in the Summer 2014 and Winter 2014/15 programme will cover a range of destinations including the Baltic, the North Cape, India, Africa and Iceland.

New ports of call include Antsiranana (Madagascar), Walvis Bay (Namibia), Sarande (Albania) and Husavik (Iceland).

Plus, Summer 2014 will feature four cruises from the UK (Portsmouth) between May and June 2014, including the ‘Footloose’ cruise – Natural Wonders and Wildlife – exploring the contrasting landscapes of Iceland and the Faroe Islands by foot.

Closer to home, look out for the 14-day National Treasures of the British Isles in partnership with the National Trust, exploring UK shores, including special themed shore excursions.

On board the 15-day Summer Solstice and the North Cape cruise, passengers can witness the midnight sun, visit the Lofoten Islands and the medieval Nidaros Cathedral. Prices from £1,519 per person based on a 14 June 2014 UK departure when booked before 31 May 2013.

But if you are looking for some winter sun you can celebrate Christmas and New Year on the other side of the world in 2014/15 on board the East Africa and Indian Ocean Gems cruise, from £2,024 per person when booked before 31 May 2013.

Or choose a 16-day In Search of the Northern Lights cruise which features an overnight stay in the Ice Hotel, dog sledding and a visit to the Arctic Cathedral in Tromsø – and of course the opportunity to witness the Northern Lights! Prices from £1,614 per person, based on a 1 March 2015 UK departure when booked before 31 May 2013.

You can visit Norway on the 14-day Natural Wonders and Total Eclipse cruise. Guests will also be able to visit some of the most remarkable waterfalls, geysers and hot springs in the region and bathe in the Blue Lagoon. Prices from £1,614 per person based on a 16 March 2015 UK departure when booked before 31 May 2013.

For more information and to book call 0843 221 8499.

Bookings made before the 31 May 2013 on all newly launched cruises (departing between 4 May 2014 and 16 March 2015) will benefit from early booking offers of up to 10% off as well as an additonal £200 on board credit on balcony suite cabins (category SC or above), or £100 on board credit for outside cabins (categories FB-JS).

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