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Mini Cruises

What is a Mini Cruise?

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What is a Mini Cruise?

Our popular mini cruise packages offer the perfect short break to Europe, with a couple of nights onboard one of our modern cruise ferries, and a flexible stay at your destination. There are many different packages to choose from, with options for visiting local attractions or extending your stay with a hotel. You could also go for a special onboard package, such as included gourmet meals or fun seasonal events.

During your mini cruise you can take advantage of all the comforts and facilities onboard, including a great selection of restaurants and eateries, bars and live entertainment, and a cinema and casino. There’s also games and play areas for the kids, as well as some great shopping. And of course you also have your private en suite cabin to retire to and relax at the end of the day.

Couple onboard Newcastle to Amsterdam

What's included on a Mini Cruise?

Your mini cruise package will include your accommodation onboard, which you can specify from our available choice of cabins, and your transfer from the ferry port to your destination. You can also gain entrance to a local attraction if you choose the appropriate package, which will also include transport to and from the attraction. A standard mini cruise will include time for you to freely explore the local sights at your destination.

You're free to make use of the onboard facilities as you like during your mini cruise, but you can also choose packages that include meals at our selection of restaurants for a gourmet cruise experience. A seasonal mini cruise will also include fun activities and events onboard during the crossing, such as fancy dress, games, and live entertainment.

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What to expect on a Mini Cruise

Your mini cruise package will always include the crossing itself and your en suite accommodation onboard. You also get coach transfers from port to your destination.

You’ll also have ample time at your destination to take in some local sights and attractions, or you can choose to extend your trip with a hotel, giving you more time to explore. You can also include access and travel to specific attractions or events at your destination.

If you choose one of our seasonal mini cruises, such as our Halloween cruise, you can expect lots of fun events and activities during your time onboard, or if you choose our Gourmet package you can treat yourself to delicious meals in our restaurants.

Couple onboard Newcastle-Amsterdam

Who are Mini Cruises for?

Our mini cruises are perfect for anyone looking for an enjoyable and relaxing short break. It's an ideal holiday for families, as you don't have to worry about transport or finding hotels, and there's lots onboard to keep everyone entertained. There are play areas for young children, as well as games arcades and a cinema.

It's also perfect for couples looking for a romantic getaway, giving you a classic cruise experience with comfortable cabins, fine dining, and fantastic destinations to explore together.

We also have some great mini cruise packages that would be perfect for friends and groups, as special deals are available for groups of 10 or more people. Don't forget the great onboard facilities for enjoying your night our onboard together.

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