Crystal’s inspired collection of Experiences of Discovery® theme cruises offers informative onboard lectures and demonstrations along with engaging optional shoreside excursions to enhance your Crystal Experience. Enjoy a voyage that sails far beyond the ordinary.
2013 Experiences of Discovery® Theme Cruises
Big Band Trans-Atlantic cruise 3331 Swing to the legendary sounds of famed big band entertainers on voyages spotlighting live music, lecturers, concerts and guest entertainers. Crystal Society
Mediterranean cruise 3329 A special voyage dedicated to our valued return guests with exclusive onboard events, receptions and more. Film & Theatre Festival U.S. East Coast & Caribbean cruise 3228 Guest speakers and film authorities salute stage and film actors, actresses, directors and more. Crystal Wine & Food Festival South America cruise 3230
Cuisine and travel are inextricably connected, with the unique flavors of each destination offering authentic insight into customs and cultures of the region. World-renowned chefs, wine experts and mixologists share their talents and knowledge.
2014 and 2015 Experiences of Discovery® Theme Cruises
Ballroom @ Sea Trans-Atlantic cruises 4223 , 5214 and 5331 Swing and sway across the Atlantic as Crystal Symphony is transformed into a lavish dance party headlined by the legendary Harry James Orchestra on this Ballroom @ Sea theme cruise featuring dance lessons, celebrity instructors and more.
Crystal Society Panama-Canal cruise 4329
Dive the Great Blue Hole in Belize, zip-line over rainforests in Costa Rica, and experience the wonder of a Panama Canal transit on this celebratory Crystal Society cruise. Cruise with fellow Society members on our annual voyage celebrating your loyalty to Crystal; enjoy special parties, events and exclusive savings.
Crystal Wine & Food Festival Southeast Asia cruise 5201 , 2015 World Cruise segment cruise 5203, Mediterranean cruise 5328,South Pacific & Panama Canal cruise 6204, 2016 World Cruise segment cruise 6304 Now in its 17th year, this critically acclaimed celebration of the culinary arts, which continues to attract the world’s top chefs, wine experts and mixologists, is now elevated with special new twists including a focus on the growing popularity of micro-breweries, and, for an over-the-top indulgence, a voyage that combines food, wine and golf!
Crystal’s renowned Wine & Food Festival voyages attract the best names in culinary arts, and this South Pacific cruise showcases the talents of chefs both established and new, together with wine experts and celebrity mixologists.
- Wine & Food: New Focus - Trans-Pacific cruise 4202 , Asia cruise 4208
A celebration of micro-brews adds a new twist to Crystal’s renowned Wine & Food Festival voyages on this coastal cruise from New York to Miami, with noted brew masters and expert chefs, both established and new, adding to the culinary allure.
- Wine & Food: Micro Brews - East Coast/Canada & New England, Carribean cruise 4328
A focus on golf adds to the indulgence of this Wine & Food Festival voyage from London to Boston, featuring play on some of Great Britain’s most renowned courses and the talents of world-famous chefs and wine experts.
- Wine & Food: New Focus with Golf - Trans-Atlantic cruise 4322
Emerging Artists Mediterranean cruises 4314 , 5310, 5311, North Cape cruise 4216
They’ve performed on stages from Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center to the Kennedy Center and Juilliard, and now you will be mesmerized by the talents of these up-and-coming artists in music, song and dance who hail from Los Angeles' renowned The Music Center Spotlight Awards. Through Crystal’s exclusive partnership with the prestigious Music Center in Los Angeles, up-and-coming talent in voice, music and dance join this Emerging Artists theme cruise to entertain with live performances on a journey from the Mediterranean to the North Cape.
NEW! Explorations in Elegance Western Europe cruise 4307
In collaboration with esteemed auction houses such as Christies and Sotheby’s, masters of fashion, design and style share their knowledge of the finer things in life...rare jewels, artwork, renowned wines, extraordinary homes, enhancing guest appreciation of a luxury lifestyle.
NEW! Extreme Thrill Seekers World Cruise Segment cruise 4305
Taking a cue from Discovery Channel’s incredibly popular Shark Week and Bering Sea Treasure Hunters, we have created our own version of extreme adventure enrichment with expert shark divers, underwater photographers, deep-sea treasure hunters, marine scientists and more, all on board to share their personal tales of discovery as we explore the great oceans and legendary seas of the world.
Film & Theatre Panama Canal & Carribean cruise 4211 Trans-Atlantic cruise 5308
On an itinerary befitting the stars of screen and stage, travel from Los Angeles to New York to mingle with the marquee names of Hollywood and Broadway, see elaborate costumes worn by the stars themselves, hear insider stories of celebrity life, and enjoy film critiques by noted directors, writers and editors.
NEW! Gladiators & Empires Mediterranean cruise 4310
The Roman Empire eclipsed all others as the greatest empire in history, and this tour of Italy celebrates the centuries of advancement in law, war, military and social structure, art, literature, architecture, religion, science and more...all of it easily explored at the iconic ruins and renowned museums ashore.
Golf British Isles cruises 4219 and 5316
Tee off at renowned courses throughout the British Isles on a Crystal Adventure excursion ashore, and enhance your game during on board clinics hosted by PGA pros and celebrities on this Golf theme cruise. Qualified instructors and PGA pros work with you, plus golf celebrities discuss the PGA Tour. Optional Crystal Adventures take you to world-famous courses.
Golf with Wine & Food Festival Trans-Atlantic cruise 4322
A golfer’s dream: playing on greens from the Old World to the New, perfecting a swing at a PGA pro-hosted clinic, on this Trans-Atlantic cruise, with the added indulgence of Crystal’s Wine & Food Festival.
Jazz Trans-Atlantic cruise 4212 , Trans-Canal cruise 4330
Ensembles perform the soulful sounds of legendary artists, and industry experts explore the rich history of this treasured musical art form on two voyages crossing the Atlantic and transiting the Panama Canal.
NEW! Maritime: Past, Present & Future South Pacific cruise 4225
A Pacific Crossing presents an ideal opportunity to delve into the fascinating stories of maritime history; from the lavishness of luxury liners to the boldness of battleships, experts and historians offer unique perspectives.
Mind, Body & Spirit Trans-Pacific cruise 4201, Trans-Canal cruise 4301
East meets West on these rejuvenating voyages that balance ancient holistic philosophies with modern conventional sciences; total well-being is enhanced with experts from the Tai Chi Cultural Center and guest instruction on the health benefits of yoga and Pilates, as well as discussions on nutrition and diet provided by professional from the Cleveland Clinic.
2014 World Cruise Segment cruise 4302, 4305 and 4306; 2015 World Cruise Segment cruises 5303 , 5304 and 5306
2016 World Cruise Segment cruises 6302 , 6305 and 6307
A huge success with guests since its 2012 launch, topical world issues are addressed in this moderated format of lively panel discussions among visiting guest ambassadors, professors, foreign correspondents, four-star generals and others; new electronic polling devices allow for immediate audience participation.
President’s Cruise Baltic cruise 4215
Crystal President Edie Bornstein hosts the annual President’s Cruise on an enchanting itinerary exploring the regal capitals of the Baltic with a three-day stay in St. Petersburg.
NEW! Up Close & Magical Carribean cruise 4331
Headline magicians from Crystal’s Magic Castle at Sea, are aboard to dazzle, mystify and share their illusionary talents at special performances and classes for magic enthusiasts.
NEW! 2015: 25th Anniversary Chairman's Cruise Trans-Atlantic cruises 5216
NEW! 2015: 25th Anniversary President's Cruise Western Europe cruise 5315
NEW! 2015: 25th Anniversary Captain's Cruise Caribbean cruise 5231