Incredible Boat Trips

Few things beat the feeling of being on the water with the wind in your hair while watching a vibrant sunset. From iconic river cruises to private yacht charters and epic water-based safari adventures, here are some of our favourite boat trips across the world.

incredible boat trips

Cruise the mighty Nile River

Cruise along the legendary river visiting Egyptian heritage sites along the way and truly evoke your sense of wonder. Sailing between Luxor and Aswan, watch the desert landscape unfold, buzzing with life along the banks of this desert oasis and dotted with ruins of a bygone era, including the magnificent Karnak and Luxor Temples and the Valley of the Kings.

Cruise around Santorini's Caldera at sunset

Santorini, Greece

Discover the utter beauty and blinding romance of Santorini’s caldera on a private sunset cruise. Enjoy seamless and discreet service on a private catamaran and take a dip in the caldera’s volcanic hot springs. Back on board, listen to the lapping waters of the Aegean Sea as the sun dips below the horizon and the sky turns to molten gold. Pure romantic indulgence at its best!

Embark on an Alaskan safari by sea and air

Katmai National Park, Alaska

Prepare to see Alaska’s famous grizzlies on a bear viewing ‘safari’ on the water and from the land in Katmai National Park. Catch a scenic flight and spot these amazing creatures as you soar above, before landing at a remote beach where your highly knowledgeable naturalist guide will lead you on a walk alongside bears in their natural habitat, before boarding a boat to view these magnificent creatures from the water's edge, while they court, rest, fish and graze.

Cruise along the Mekong River


Experience the Mekong River’s first floating boutique hotel during a luxurious odyssey on board the Aqua Mekong. Journey between Vietnam and Cambodia, admiring the lush landscapes, bamboo stilt villages and beautiful sunsets en route. Embark on day trips into the Mekong Delta for a taste of local life and fascinating insight into the surrounding scenery and culture.

Go whale watching in Norway

Lyngen Alps, Norway

The waters are teeming with life during the winter months in the Lyngenfjord region. Head out on the fjords from November to December and you will get to experience the magnificent orcas, humpback and fin whales in their natural environment, as you navigate the waters around the Lyngen Fjord, Reisa Fjord and the surrounding islands with your experienced guide.

Taste rare champagne and cruise the Marne River

Marne River, Northern France

Plunge into a slice of sheer indulgence as you embark on a leisurely cruise through the Champagne region, meandering along the Marne River onboard your luxury boat. Sit back and soak up the tranquility whilst sipping on rare French Champagne, taking in the beauty of the surrounding countryside as you go.

Sail through the Tobago Cays

St Vincent & the Grenadines

Made up of just five uninhabited islands, this small archipelago is what Caribbean dreams are made of. Beachcombers, sun-worshipers and scuba divers alike will fall in love with the swaying palms, powder white sand and azure waters. Drift through the Tobago Cays on a private yacht at your leisure and absorb the idyllic vibe. After a day filled with island exploration, retreat to the haven of Petit St Vincent to watch the sunset with a drink in hand.

Explore the Amazon by canoe in Peru

Amazon River, Peru

Step off your luxury cruise aboard the decadent Delfin III, to embark on a canoe adventure along the Amazon River. As you paddle along, you’ll notice the environment is teeming with incredible creatures. Pass by pink dolphins gliding through the river waters or even join them for a swim. Spy monkeys, sloths, snakes and more while being led by your expert guide, who will teach you the secrets of the river as you go.

Discover Alaska’s Inside Passage in luxury


Soak up the dramatic fjordland, glistening glaciers and wildlife-rich waters from the luxury of your Silversea cruise as you meander through Alaska’s vast Inside Passage. Boasting total luxury as you cruise the calm water, your experienced guides will accompany you on cultural and active excursions, including kayaking, ziplining, biking, hiking, sea cycling and explorations by 4x4, ensuring you get up close the natural scenery and wildlife around you.

Journey through the Okavango Delta on a mokoro


Explore the watery labyrinth in Botswana’s Okavango Delta from a unique point of view. Hop into a mokoro, which is a traditional dugout canoe, under the watchful eye of an expert guide who will pole the mokoro through the waterways, keeping an eye out for creatures, great and small, that you can glimpse along the riverbanks and in the sky. Navigate the winding waterways of the world’s largest delta, spotting indigenous plant life and wildlife as you go.

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