Whether you are seeking rugged unspoilt beauty or Mediterranean sunshine, Portsmouth International Port is the perfect embarkation port for an array of no-fly cruises. We also have a reputation for Expedition and small ship cruising. Enjoy time in our light, airy and spacious terminal and the outdoor terrace from which you can see the activities of the Port.
You will benefit from an informality and personal touch that many of our passengers enjoy.
Celestyal Cruises now operates the Louis Cruises schedule including the Louis Aura cruise ship. Traditionally cruising in the Greek islands, the itnieraries now include Europe and the UK.
Cruise & Maritime Voyages offer cruises of the British Isles and worldwide, but the less formal and more personal cruises visit Portsmouth International Port and offer fascinating cruises to locations inaccessible to larger cruise ships.
Whether you’re new to cruising, or have been an avid cruiser for a long time, small ship cruising is certainly adventurous.
Crystal has two luxury cruise ships, the Crystal Serenity and the Crystal Symphony, that sail in every major region of the world. They are elegantly appointed with teak decks, rich wood trim and polished brass, and offer an interesting array of onboard amenities and services that provide a level of luxury not found on larger vessels.
Crystal is well-known for extraordinary cuisine prepared by world-class chefs and wine choices from an extensive international wine list. Crystal consistently receives "World's Best" awards for exceptional service and an overall superb cruising experience.
Fred. Olsen’s experienced, friendly crews and smaller-sized ships can take you to spectacular destinations, visiting more than 200 ports of call worldwide.
You can sail from Portsmouth International Port and make your travel easy.
Be inspired by our North European routes: Due to her size, the MS Berlin can pass through the Baltic Sea Canal. Discover the romantic Atlantic coast on our journey around West Europe and for summer 2017 our MS Berlin programme includes a journey to Denmark and the British Isles - our guests can experience the famous "Military Tattoo" Music Festival in the Scottish city of Edinburgh.
Where the world is at its best, here we are. No matter where or what attracts you, we offer stylish small ship cruising with unusual places and lots of passion.
For over 40 years we have constantly visited outstanding places. Our vessels are comfortable with an informality unlike those of a larger size.
You can be sure that our inineraries can be followed esasily without too much stress on time changes. Our dedicted travel staff guarnatee you a a carefree and exclusive holiday.
Hapag Lloyd cruise ships combine expedition access with luxury and comfort. The cruise ships are in a class of thir own. Three of their ships have called at Portsmouth and always cause great interest.
NG Explorer is often to be found cruising Antarctica, Galapagos and the Arctic.
The cruise ship can venture where other larger ships cannot and one of the most romantic expeditions is to remarkable locations in England, Ireland and Scotland. A few places are iconic and oft-visited, while most others are remote, existing in a state of grace—rarely visited due to the sheer difficulty of doing so, and immensely rewarding to discover.
So whether you seek the tonic of nature and wildness as an antidote to civilization, or simply yearn for fresh sights and extraordinary vistas, join us for one of the most memorable travel experiences of your life.
Noble Caledonia's passion is small ships and each year they create a captivating and diverse collection of worldwide journeys. The ships are of course big enough to sail the seven seas comfortably but small enough to drop anchor in places off the beaten track, avoiding the regular, crowded tourist stops whenever possible.
Small Ships – Big Experiences with Noble Caledonia. For those who enjoy seeing and learning about the wonders of nature, be it birds, mammals, marine life, geology or botany, our worldwide expedition cruises offer the perfect environment.
Phoenix Reisen is a German-based travel agency that also operates a fleet of cruise ships.
It currently has 4 ships, all of which use Portsmouth International Port on their typical itineraries of Northern Europe and the British Isles.
Embark on a luxury cruise aboard one of the Ponant ships for an exclusive and different experience of sea travel. Combining exceptional itineraries and 5-star hotel services, our French-style cruises are designed to offer you excellence.
For over 25 years, our luxurious ships have been calling in mythical ports and little-known anchorages only accessible to smaller ships. As the leading provider of high end expedition cruises, we also offer sunny short breaks in the heart of the Mediterranean, cruises along the Celtic shores, and stunning trips to the faraway islands of the Pacific.
To discover the incomparable pleasure of an intimate cruise discover Ponant.,
Quark doesn’t operate traditional cruise ships – large cruise liners holding thousands of guests. We operate small expedition ships, authentic icebreakers and even a small exploration boat, each carrying fewer than 200 passengers. All our vessels are equipped with Zodiacs (inflatable landing craft) for safe, comfortable transfers from ship to shore, allowing us to reach some of the world’s most remote places. Quark’s ships will get you to the most isolated and breathtaking wilderness areas on the planet – the Arctic and Antarctica – safely and comfortably.
All our polar expedition ships feature ice-strengthened hulls for superior navigation in ice-packed polar waters, and boast exceptional levels of comfort.
Saga cruise ships have visited Portsmouth over the last few years, Saga Pearl II in 2015 and Saga Sapphire in 2016. From 2018 Saga Pearl II will be on the cruise schedule again.
As one of the country's leading ex-UK cruise specialists, Saga have a regular schedule of itineraries that start and end in Portsmouth, aboard their award-winning ships Saga Sapphire and Saga Pearl II.
Passion cannot be measured in tonnes, and true enjoyment cannot be achieved at the push of a button. The Sea Cloud II has called at Portsmouth on a regular basis and is a majestic vessel that is sailed with pride and commitment.
Just the sight of a tall masted ship is enough to transport guests into a world where sincerity and honesty still count, traditions are prized and individual requirements take centre stage. In a time when everything claims to be bigger than ever before, Sea Cloud Cruises make a conscious decision to keep the cruises small and exclusive.
Every holiday is more than just a cruise - it is a truly personal experience.
Silversea’s small luxury ships are designed for those who delight in the thrill of discovery while indulging mind and body in the most lavish surroundings imaginable. All accommodations are spacious, ocean-view suites that include butler service, and most include private verandas.
Silversea voyages and cruise expeditions sail to over 800 destinations on all seven continents, more than any other cruise line. The Silversea expedition cruise ships are popular in Portsmouth and have called regularly.
Experience the world differently: up close and in depth. The small ship size—just 930 guests—gives passengers access to small ports that larger ships cannot reach, and allows the time to get to know the destination and its culture intimately, at a more relaxed pace.
On board, you won’t find casinos, kids or umbrella drinks. Instead, you’ll get to know your destination with delicious meals inspired by authentic regional flavours, enriching Destination Performances, fascinating lectures and more.