Any number of cruise ports are available for your choosing when you use Cruise Network, Inc.'s online booking engine. Aboard the many cruise lines that sail the world, opportunities for adventure abound at each port of call. Explore the tropical scenery and wildlife of rainforests of South America, or trek deep into the jungles of Belize and discover the jungle-draped ruins of ancient Mayan Civilization.
Get away from the world-weary grind of everyday life and relax in a beachside, palm-shaded hammock in Ocho Rios, or go horseback riding down one of the pristine beaches soft with white sand.
Enrich your life with knowledge of other cultures, history, and rare wildlife when you visit a cruise port like Juneau, Alaska, Belize City, Belize, Limon, Costa Rica, or Beijing, China.
Travel to far-reaching ends of the earth when you stop at a cruise port like Lhasa, Tibet or Bora Bora, Tahiti; or travel down China's Yangtze River, the country's longest river.
So many remarkable destinations await you when you search for cruise itineraries with Cruise Network, Inc.
Many of these cruise port itineraries start in American cruise ports like: Cape Liberty cruise port, San Diego cruise port, Baltimore cruise port, Tampa cruise port, Miami cruise port, and the cruise port of Los Angeles. You can get extensive cruise ship port news, cruise port reviews, and cruise port information from Cruise Network, Inc.'s website and customer service agents.
Cruise Port - Hawaii
Learn about ancient Hawaiian history at the various museums and archeological sites on the islands of Kauai, Oahu, Kailua, Maui, and "the Big Island" Hawaii. Admire the dramatic murals of Kona's famous "Painted Church," and don't forget to grab a cup of Hawaii's famous gourmet Kona coffee at the Mauna Loa Royal Kona Coffee Store.
A sightseeing tour of the Arizona Memorial and "Mighty Mo" battle ship (USS Missouri) assures cruise travelers an unforgettable and emotional cruise experience. The memorial is the site of the 1941 Pearl Harbor attack.
Explore the nautical wonders off the coast of Maui in an Atlantis submarine. On this popular cruise excursion, you will dive 65 feet into the enchanted seascapes of the Pacific Ocean. Whale watching, snorkeling, and sailing excursions are also available.
Cruise Port - Caribbean
Southern Caribbean Cruises take you to exciting Caribbean destinations like beautiful San Juan, Puerto Rico, Bridgetown, Barbados, and St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Behold the beauty of the pink sand beaches, the turquoise waters, and rainforests of these Caribbean islands.
Cruise Port - Panama Canal and Belize
Among these exotic destinations, the Panama Canal is the most famous cruise port. On August 15, 1914, the Canal officially opened and has since been a major thoroughfare for trade and tourism.
Discover the history of the world famous Panama Canal at the Canal Museum, or discover ancient Panama by visiting the Old Panama Ruins and the Old Panama Museum. Take a stroll on the French Square past the Colonial Churches.
Other ports of call on your Panama Canal adventure are sure to please the adventurer in all of us. The Dutch influences of Curacao are something to feast your eyes on, as evident in the island's architecture and people's mannerisms. The azure sea and pink-sanded beaches of Acapulco and Cabo San Lucas are a photographer's dream.
Trek deep into the lush rainforest of Panama and discover the natural beauty and wildlife that surround you. Spider and howler monkeys greet you, and sloths languidly hang from palm trees.
Many cruise itineraries include exciting ports of call like Belize. Deep within the rainforests and caves of Belize, there are 600 archaeological Mayan sites for the adventurous traveler to discover. The Mayan palaces of Cahal Pech will amaze you. Cave exploration excursions take you deep into the underground cave system of Belize where you'll find ancient art scrawled on the cave walls.
Cruise Port - Mediterranean
Surrounded by 3 continents and 21 countries, it's no wonder the deep Mediterranean is a prime vacation destination for cruise travelers. The serene vistas of the French Riviera, the haunting beauty of the Greek island of Santorini, and the romantic ambiance of Venice are sure to fascinate cruise passengers of all ages.
Destinations on the itineraries of cruise ships like Celebrity Cruise Line's ship "Century" or Royal Caribbean's "Brilliance of the Seas" will open your world to many cultures and the history of the Mediterranean. In fact, the Mediterranean region is a patchwork of cultures and clashing histories dating back to ancient times.
Perhaps the most fascinating of all historical excursions is a visit to Pompeii (Naples, Italy). Take a trip back in time when you walk the streets of this buried city. And if you are in search of lost cities, why not visit the shore of the Greek island of Sardinia where legend has it that the lost city of Atlantis is located.
Cruise Port - Tahiti
Tahiti's allure goes far beyond its idyllic scenic beauty. Tahiti is home to a fascinating array of island cultures, Polynesian history, and a wealth of cruise activities.
A variety of excursions is available, from snorkeling past sunken plane wrecks in the tranquil lagoon waters to hand gliding over the rugged green peak mountains that surround Tahiti. Paddle across the turquoise waters in a Polynesian outrigger canoe, swim in the Grotto Caves of Maraa, hike Aorai Mountain, or go horseback riding into the heart of Secret Mountain. Watch a surf competition or catch the big wave yourself with a surfing excursion.
Scuba dive plane and ship wrecks, or feed the sharks and other fish at the Aquarium. The opportunities for adventure on a Tahiti cruise are endless.
A number of museums are worth visiting. Learn how pearls are produced by visiting the Black Pearl Museum, or study the ancient Tiki statues at the Museum of Tahiti.
Cruise Port - China
Visit the world famous Great Wall of China. This man-made wonder was built thousands of years ago to protect China from northern invaders. Xian's 7,000 clay terra cotta warriors is a must-see on your visit to the Tang Dynasty city of Xian. This archeological site is located at the tomb of Emperor Qin Shi Huang in the Qin Mausoleum. These 2,000 year old life-size clay sculptures are truly a breathtaking site.
Enjoy the panoramic canyon view of the winding Yangtze River from the 12-story temple in Shiboazhai which was built in 1650. Don't forget your camera when you cruise through the famous limestone ridges of the Three Gorges. Canyons and majestic mountains tower above the river on both sides. Tour the many historic sites along the way, like the world famous hanging coffins of the Ba people.
Other ancient sites include Mt. Jiu Hua's Buddhist Temple complex, the Jade Buddha Temple, and the historic city of Nanjing the former capital of ancient China.
Tours of the great Chinese cities of Beijing and Shanghai ensure a fascinating cultural experience. With a history that dates back more than 1,000 years before Christ, Beijing is a must-see among cruise destinations. Get a taste of everyday Chinese life when you take a rickshaw tour of Beijing's "hutongs" narrow ancient city alleys.
Cruise Port - Tibet
On some Yangtze cruises, you can even visit the "Holy Place" of Lhasa, Tibet. This ancient city, founded in 633 A.D., is the sacred city of Tibetan Buddhism and the former home of the Dalai Lamas.
Also in this ancient city you'll find the world famous Jokhang Temple, considered the holiest temple of Buddhism. On the first floor of this 7th century temple is the Jowo Sakyamuni statue, considered the most beautiful image in all Tibet. Nearby, perched upon Marpo Ri hill and overlooking the Lhasa valley, sits the Potala Palace, an intriguing Tibetan destination.
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