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Cruise Ships from Portsmouth

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.

Jubilee Sailing Trust

Jubilee Sailing Trust

https://jst.org.uk/

Jubilee Sailing Trust deliver thier mission aboard a very special tall ship, SV Tenacious. As the only tall ship in the world designed and built to be sailed by a truly mixed ability crew, this includes people with a wide variety of impairments and health conditions.

Marella Cruises

Marella Cruises

https://www.tui.co.uk/cruise/

From glistening glaciers to tropical shores, there are so many places to explore with Marella Cruises. We sail to over 200 destinations – there’s even the option of stepping straight onboard our cruises from one of our UK homeports. Whether it’s modern, All Inclusive cruise cruise you’re interested in, or intimate and cosy, we’ve got the ship to suit. We’re always adding to our fleet, so you can expect state-of-the-art facilities like climbing walls and cinemas, along with cruise classics like first-class entertainment and sophisticated dining. And it gets even better. Unlike most cruise lines, we include tipping and service charges in our prices, so you don’t have to worry about paying extra. 

Regent Seven Seas

Regent Seven Seas

https://www.rssc.com/

For nearly 30 years, we’ve sailed the world in all-inclusive luxury. Today, we’re just as passionate about travel as ever and it’s our pleasure to share our expertise and experience with you. Come and see what’s at the heart of Regent Seven Seas Cruises.

Mystic Cruises

Mystic Cruises

http://www.mysticcruises.com/

Mystic Cruises have the ambtion of having the cleanest, safest and quietest ships in luxury expedition cruise category, and to become one of the largest players in the small-ship expedition cruise segment.

MS World Explorer was, in 2019, the first expedition vessel in their fleet of ocean-going ships which has since increased with the MS World Voyager (2020) and the MS World Navigator (2021). All of them incorporate hydrojet propulsion technology, which can safely and sustainably bring adventurers closer to wildlife in some of the world’s most remote and breathtaking destinations.

The Mystic Cruises fleet is charted by quality travel operators, engaged in providing a remarkable experience to their guests.

Nicko Cruises

Nicko Cruises

https://www.nicko-cruises.de/en/oceans

For more than 25 years, the Nicko brand has been synonymous with unforgettabl travel experiences, offering top service and a personal touch at the best value for money.

As a specialist in cruises on small ships, they not only draw on our own experience, but also on an international network of partners in order to implement the Nicko cruises philosophy.

English is always spoken on all our ships and as you travel in the company of like-minded people, the experiences of the places you will visit combine with relaxing moments of onboard wellbeing.

This promise to all their guests is expressed in their slogan: Small ships. Great experiences.

AIDA

AIDA

https://www.aida.de/

AIDA Cruises puts a signature German twist on British-American cruising. Journeys blend a casual, family-friendly atmosphere with an eco-friendly fleet and one of the largest spa and wellness areas you’ll find at sea!

From live theatre to music and dancing, there’s never a dull moment on an AIDA cruise. The line specialises in lavish entertainment at all hours of the day, with a varied programme to suit all tastes. 

AIDA’s dining options cater to all tastes - with up to 17 restaurants to choose from, there’s very little chance you won’t find something to tempt you! 

Tradewind Voyages

Tradewind Voyages

https://tradewindvoyages.com/

Tailoring itineraries to the ocean’s natural course, letting the wind and currents guide each voyage.

Guests have the freedom to explore ashore or remain on board and use the ship as a wellbeing destination – taking advantage of the luxurious facilities and activities on offer.

We are a friendly and engaging young brand who know that luxury is a feeling.

Virgin Voyages

Virgin Voyages

https://virginvoyages.com/

Virgin Voyages is a new lifestyle travel brand focused on delivering irresistible cruise vacations.  Virgin Voyages’ first ship, Scarlet Lady was designed to reflect a yacht’s sleek luxury, offering the intimate, elevated experience of a boutique hotel at sea. Featuring spaces designed by some of the top names in contemporary interiors, Scarlet Lady is Adult-by-Design and a sanctuary at sea for the 18+ traveler. A dose of Vitamin Sea will be naturally intertwined across the entire ship, with well-being, relaxation and rejuvenation at the forefront. Scarlet Lady features alluring entertainment and 20+ world-class intimate eateries on board. With a modern twist on luxury, coupled with discerning design, Virgin Voyages offers incredible value for its sailors, including unlimited access to all restaurants and eateries, group fitness classes, free WiFi and tips covered in the voyage fare. 

SeaDream Yacht Club

SeaDream Yacht Club

https://seadream.com/

Established in 2001, SeaDream Yacht Club launched with twin mega-yachts, SeaDream I and SeaDream II, and has achieved the industry’s highest accolades. “It’s Yachting, Not Cruising” defines SeaDream’s mission: to provide a casual yachting experience that exceeds guests’ expectations as they explore the world’s most amazing destinations.

All guest rooms have an ocean view and the SeaDream experience is inclusive. Whether dining al fresco or in the salon, relaxing by the pool or enjoying a spa treatment, playing a round of golf in a golf simulator or taking a mountain bike ashore and exploring the port of call, our guests know that they are experiencing the most personalized and pampered holiday at sea. SeaDream I and SeaDream II itineraries are designed to call upon the most intimate ports, harbors and yachting playgrounds that larger ships cannot reach. 

Crystal Cruises

Crystal Cruises

www.crystalcruises.co.uk

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

Fred. Olsen

www.fredolsencruises.com

Fred. Olsen's selection of cruises from Portsmouth feature expertly-crafted itineraries packed with fascinating and exciting destinations. 

At the heart of every Fred. Olsen holiday adventure is, of course, your ship. On their smaller, more personable ships, you'll feel relaxed and at home from the moment you board, and will soon get to know their attentive crew, your fellow guests and new-found friends.

Hapag Lloyd

Hapag Lloyd

www.hl-cruises.com

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.

Noble Caledonia

Noble Caledonia

www.noble-caledonia.co.uk/

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

Phoenix Reisen

www.phoenixreisen.com/seekreuzfahrten.html

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.

Ponant

Ponant

www.ponant.com

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.

Saga Cruises

Saga Cruises

www.saga.co.uk

At Saga, we aim to make your holiday experience as simple and convenient as possible. From the ambience on the ship to the services on offer, it’s all designed to help you relax and enjoy a memorable getaway. Plus, with our inspiring choice of destinations, we can take you to the famous sights as well as some hidden gems along the way.

One of the basic pleasures of our ocean and river cruises is simple – you can visit a variety of destinations and only unpack once.

Sea Cloud Cruises

Sea Cloud Cruises

www.seacloud.com

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 Cruises

Silversea Cruises

www.silversea.com

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.

Viking Ocean Cruises

Viking Ocean Cruises

www.vikingcruises.co.uk/oceans

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.