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Tips for Active Cruisers who don't just wanna have fun

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Today’s active cruiser seeks adventure with the benefits — loads of amenities and attractions. Expedition cruises have been offering a variety of wilderness pleasures aimed mainly at the wanderluster adult-cruiser.

This lot has eaten gelato in Italy, perused the souks in the Middle East, and ventured into Africa’s game reserves for animal encounters and are now prepared to take the deep dive into incredible ocean adventures.

Here are 5 Tips for the Active Cruisers:

Go for the white glove service


Explore the undersea in a super cool submersible – just some of the adult cruise fun available from a company called DragonSlayer. The travel and lifestyle app www.dragonslayertravel.com offers 8,000 curated luxe travel experiences around the globe.
Cool experience: Go for the world’s only submarine piloting experience – You can become certified to pilot a submarine in St. Thomas USA.

Enjoy the Wild Frontier

So how much more decadent can this get? With the look and feel of your own private yacht, there’s a captain and crew ready to ensure all the glorious cruising experiences are met as you and five other guests board the Grey Wolf. Aboard the purpose-built compact explorer yacht you’ll explore a largely inaccessible coastline in the comfort and luxury of a private yacht. Encounter what is rare and precious in the heart of the arctic wilderness.
Cool experiences: Kayak in bays with tumbling glaciers, search for walrus on ice floes or venture into the tundra.

Hail to Alaska


Get up close and personal with million-year-old fossils, grip your hands on an oar as you paddle through ice-infested canyons and watch Mother Nature tug at your outdoorsy heartstrings. On UnCruise Adventures, you are never bored.
Cool experiences: By day, hit the wild frontier with your choice of excursions like wilderness kayaking, paddle boarding. skiffing and hiking. By night, watch the sun dip behind the wall of mountains and look-out for those precious moments when the whales pop from the ocean in grand breeches.

Nothing beats moments a la James Bond

It’s outdoor luxury adventure cruising like you’ve never seen before. On this luxury yacht, the world’s first discovery yacht, you and 220 of your new friends (that’s the yacht’s Polar Region PAX) will cruise to the Earth’s most southern crevices where few have gone before. The Scenic Eclipse designed in a sleek black and white tiered shape like steps leading to heaven is truly heavenly.
Cool experiences: Equipped with the newest, latest, and finest adult toys, it’s here where you can enjoy private helicopter rides, an insanely awesome voyage under the sea with a state-of-the-art submersible plus kayaking among Antarctica’s icebergs.

Some of the ‘toys’ on board include two six guest plus pilot state-of-the-art Airbus H130 helicopters; and the Scenic Neptune, a U-Boat Worx Cruise Submarine for six guests plus captain, capable of depths of nearly 1,000 feet.

Live on the edge

Hapag-Lloyd’s new ship Hanseatic Inspiration is the second of the German cruise line’s three new expedition ships. So what’s the differentiator?
The Cool experience: You’re several decks up suspended high in the sky as you watch a retractable glass balcony on the pool deck that puts cruisers right over the water. The sensation is like you are ready to fly over the sea.

Ilona Kauremszky
Travel Writer
Ilona Kauremszky is an award-winning travel writer and former syndicated weekly travel columnist who regularly pens stories for trade, consumer and digital platforms. For ShipsAhoy.com, the bonafide cruise enthusiast interviews cruise influencers, reports trends and spotlights the latest in cruise news.

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