Experiences of Discovery theme cruises by Crystal Cruises are a carefully curated collection of award-winning enrichment programs. Each Crystal Experience allows guests to combine their love of travel with a subject that piques their interest.
On select voyages on Crystal’s award-winning ocean ships, experts lead lectures and hands-on interactive demonstrations, highlighted by engaging optional shore excursions.
From Spotlight Cruises with a focus on special guest hosts including Crystal’s President & CEO, Tom Wolber, to entertainment and enrichment sailings, like the popular Crystal Wine & Food Festival, guests will experience an even deeper perspective to the places they visit.
Spotlight Cruises focus on special guest hosts, like expert oceanographer Jean-Michel Cousteau and acclaimed chef Nobuyuki “Nobu” Matsuhisa, who lead lectures and give hands-on demonstrations. Or, guests join on the yearly President’s Cruise with Tom Wolber, Crystal President and CEO, for lively and informative discussions.
Marquee Events give you a front row seat to world-renowned events such as the Monaco Grand Prix and Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. At the Monaco Grand Prix, guests will get a thrilling peek into the world of Formula One® auto racing with premium viewing at this notable event.
At the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, guests will have a front row to seat to the view one of the finest exhibitions of military pomp and splendor in the world at the Edindurgh Castle. An internationally-acclaimed event, the Tattoo is filled with music, color and movement, commanding worldwide attention and admiration.
Theme Cruises showcase entertainment and enrichment themes such as jazz, ballroom dance, film and theatre, wellness, golf, and a guest favorite, the Crystal Wine & Food Festival.
Golf – PGA pros work with you on your game, golf celebrities discuss their experiences on the PGA tour, then you’ll have the chance to tee off on optional Crystal Adventures at world-famous courses along your itinerary.
Crystal on Broadway – In partnership with multi-Tony Award-winning Broadway producer Kevin McCollum, cast members or creative talents from some of Broadway’s premier shows are invited to sail on select cruises. Onboard, Crystal guests will enjoy dedicated performances and informative lectures from these theatre experts.
Mind, Body, & Spirit – These rejuvenating voyages balance ancient holistic philosophies with modern conventional sciences. Total wellness is enhanced with experts of Tai Chi, Yoga and Pilates. Professionals who are top in their fields provide Instruction and discussion on the health benefits of nutrition and diet.
Crystal Wine & Food Festival – Crystal’s critically-acclaimed celebration of the culinary arts continues to attract the world’s top chefs, wine experts and mixologists.
Crystal’s Experiences of Discovery theme cruises are available on select 2019-2021 voyages on Crystal Serenity and Crystal Symphony.