Category Archives: Eco Cruises

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Why Montserrat Is This Year's Hottest Caribbean Cruise Destination – Condé Nast Traveler


Condé Nast Traveler
Why Montserrat Is This Year’s Hottest Caribbean Cruise Destination
Condé Nast Traveler
That all changed in December, when luxe small-ship cruise line Windstar Cruises recognized the resiliency and perseverance of the islanders (there are only around 5,000 of them) and Montserrat’s real tourism potential, and began running regularly

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What to do July 8-15 – Cape Cod Times (subscription)


Cape Cod Times (subscription)
What to do July 8-15
Cape Cod Times (subscription)
Cruise into Cape Cod Bay aboard Albatross; sea creatures brought up to see and touch. $52. $42 ages 4-17. Pre-registration required. 508-349-2615. Aquatic explorations cruise: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Hyannis Harbor, 213 Ocean St. Cruise aboard Hy

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Outdoors: July 7-13 – Bradenton Herald

Outdoors: July 7-13
Bradenton Herald
All kayak equipment is provided and is included in the cost of the trip. A short training session will be given. Participants are encouraged to wear sunscreen and bring drinking water. Unless otherwise noted, all trips are $20 for members and $25 for …

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Dangerous crocodile stuns Cozumel beachgoers with stroll into ocean; video – GrindTV (blog)


GrindTV (blog)
Dangerous crocodile stuns Cozumel beachgoers with stroll into ocean; video
GrindTV (blog)
… destinations in the Caribbean with Royal Caribbean, Carnival Cruise Lines and Princess Cruises among those who frequent the Mexican island inhabited by the dangerous aquatic reptiles. Playa Palancar happens to be near the Punta Sur Eco Beach Park, …

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In Leitrim, the gracious Bush Hotel aims to 'make people happy' – Boston Irish Reporter

In Leitrim, the gracious Bush Hotel aims to ‘make people happy’
Boston Irish Reporter
There’s a nearby marina where pleasure cruises are offered (see moonriver.ie for one of many offerings). You can get involved in Rivermania … There’s a Slieve Bloom Eco (mini) Walking Festival in Cos. Laois and Offaly July 9 and 10 that offers two

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Protecting marine wildlife with the Whale Heritage Site Scheme – TTG


TTG
Protecting marine wildlife with the Whale Heritage Site Scheme
TTG
“Port Stephens is known as the dolphin capital of Australia, providing high-quality eco-cruises and hosting the annual Human Whale Event, where 800 people get together to form a 100-metre long whale on the beach at Shoal Bay. Hervey Bay is an …

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20 of the best holiday cottages and cabins in Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark – The Guardian

20 of the best holiday cottages and cabins in Norway, Sweden, Iceland and Denmark
The Guardian
… a private veranda and outdoor hot tub facing lake Olafsfjardarvatn. TVs, bathrooms, appliance-happy kitchens and Wi-Fi are on hand, and the hotel restaurant and bar are nearby. Humpback whale-watching cruises depart daily from Dalvík, 10 miles south.

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Giant hammerhead shark visits swimmers in Bahamas – UPI.com


UPI.com
Giant hammerhead shark visits swimmers in Bahamas
UPI.com
NASSAU, Bahamas, June 30 (UPI) — A cruise boat captain captured video of a giant hammerhead shark visiting some swimmers at a marina in the Bahamas. The video, posted to Facebook by Aqua Cat Cruises, shows a great hammerhead shark swimming …

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'Dolphin Star' offers eco-friendly cruises for dolphin lovers – Examiner.com


Examiner.com
‘Dolphin Star’ offers eco-friendly cruises for dolphin lovers
Examiner.com
There’s no doubt about it; dolphins are terrifically fun animals to watch. Films like “Blackfish” have raised awareness about the “animal entertainment” industry, questioning the wisdom of keeping marine mammals in captivity. But on Oahu, there’s a

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Finding the Best Deals on Cruises – New York Times


New York Times
Finding the Best Deals on Cruises
New York Times
Billed as an eco-volunteer cruise, the trip assigns 50 passengers to pick up ocean garbage in the remote Svalbard archipelago, while the other 50 take part in an excursion. They swap roles in the afternoon and cancel cleaning entirely if polar bears