5 Dreamy River Cruises That Will Make You Sigh With Envy

Life is a like dream when you're sailing down a stream

Drifting past hidden river banks and tiny fishing jetties, a river cruise is one of the best ways to discover - or rediscover - a different and more authentic side of the country you're visiting.

The next time you travel, consider embarking on a day cruise and you may just find new reasons to love the destination. Check out these five sailings that has gotten us day dreaming about our next holiday:

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5. Milford Sound cruise, New Zealand

“There’s a reason it’s called the 8th wonder of the world,” boasts the tagline for Real Journeys’ Milford Sound sailings.

And what better way is there to get closer to this wondrous titan of New Zealand than by spending time on its very waters? Hopeful travellers are spoiled for choice when it comes to cruising through Milford Sound, as there are too many to choose from.

One quick day trip (an hour and 40 minutes) will bring you to the best sights such as sheer cliffs, massive waterfalls, glaciers and wildlife like seals and dolphins. Another overnight cruise includes guided access through the famous Milford Track, a ride on a tendercraft on the shores and even swimming in the fjord’s pure waters.

More information here.


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