Manta ray - Australia wildlife
Cruising to unspoiled destinations and untouched lands offers the perfect chance to spot endemic wildlife and wandering critter you might not see otherwise. As more expedition sailings and ships launch, there are more opportunities to see the spectacular sights of the animal kingdom up close. Whether its diving with whale sharks or watching birds dance,...

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Group excursion on Crystal Cruises
From omitting single-use plastics to encouraging volunteering with community-friendly excursions, there are many initiatives in place to inspire sustainable travel. According to the CLIA State of the Industry report, one of the major trends in cruise is conscious travel. More of us want to see the world in a conscious and mindful way and the...

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The Northern Lights in streams over the snow and mountains in Lofoten in Norway
The Northern Lights have captivated humankind since the beginning of time. This natural light show casts a spell over all who set eyes on it; illuminating the landscape in dancing hues of green, red and purple. But what are the Northern Lights, and what actually causes this magical natural phenomenon? Stunning solar wind NASA's Earth...

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Pair of resting Asiatic lions in India
Post updated: 07/03/2019 From the deep forests of Chhattisgarh to the salt plains of Gujarat, India is an ever-changing landscape. Its wildlife is equally as varied: here is a selection of India’s most remarkable residents and where best to see them. Sloth bear Found across multiple regions, the sloth bear is the most common bear...

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Two grizzly bears climbing up a grassy hill in Alaska
Africa’s Big Five – the lion, leopard, Cape buffalo, black rhino and African elephant – is a bucket list group of animals that virtually every traveller on a cruise to South Africa is desperate to see. But this isn’t the only destination with must-see wildlife. From the frozen north to unlikely European wildlife hotspots, here...

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