Taking to the water

Whether it's sailing the seas or cruising down a river, there are options a-plenty.

FROM cruising on the high seas and exploring small, little known ports to drifting down rivers and charting your own course, the options for taking to the water are endless - and look set to get even better.

Off to exciting lands

New, more exotic destinations are on the cards with some smaller cruise lines casting off for New Guinea. North Star Cruises has a seven-night cruise

next year to see the whale sharks of Cenderawasih Bay in north-west Papua. The trip departs from Darwin, Australia. Cunard Cruise Line will also be sailing next year to New Zealand.

The award-winning Paul Gauguin Cruises has specialised itineraries for the South Pacific. Its eponymous Paul Gauguin cruise ship sails for Tahiti,...

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