Captain's Choice Cruises

Our Captain's Choice cruises give you the opportunity to explore our cruising classics; places that we've visited many times and grown affection for over the years.

Captain's Choice destinations

Sailing from Southampton, each features a collection of captivating destinations. And the best bit? We know each and every port of call inside out, so we couldn't be better placed to help you make the very most of your time ashore.


Discover paradise on the sun-filled beaches and clear turquoise bays in Barbados.


Experience chance to see the Northern Lights in the city of Alta.


The 'Pearl of the Adriatic', this 12th century walled city is a sight to behold.

Tips from those in the know

They include shore excursions that will bring you up close and personal with iconic sites, sounds, cultures and cuisines. Take a look at what adventures ashore you can add to your holiday to make the most of every destination.

Cagliari, Sardinia

Visit the ancient city of Nora, you'll first drive up Mount Urpinu before taking the time to explore the pre-roman city of Nora itself, one of many ruins and archaeological structures that bear witness to a rich and fascinating history.

Puntas Arenas, Chile

Pay a visit to the curious Magellan Penguins on Magdalena Island. It's the largets colony in southern Chile. Keep your camera at the ready!

St Maarten, Caribbean

There's a tour called 'Kayaking in Simpson Bay'. This is well worth doing, as it's both active and scenic, all at once. Simpson Bay is the largest saltwater lagoon in the Caribbean - a haven for wildlife, and wildlife lovers alike!

Andalsnes, Norway

The Troll Wall (or Trollveggen in Norwegian) is a must-see, especially if you're a fan of landscape photography. This 'wall' of interconnected mountain peaks is truly breathtaking at any time of the year.

Venice, Italy

The Walking Tour gets you close and personal to the city's main attractions and backstreets. Try to find Campo San Giovanni e Paolo. home to the church of Santi Giovanni e Paolo, the largest example of gothic architecture in Venice.

Newport, Rhode Island

The Newport Land and Sea tour is the perfect way to see the highlights of the town and harbour from the charming vantage point of a classic wooden motor vessel. Keep your camera ready to photograph the picturesque grand mansions and villas.