The collections of islands dotting the Indian Ocean have become popular tourist destinations. With lush mountains and pristine beaches, the Indian Ocean offers some of the world’s most stunning landscapes. Nestled between Asia and Africa, the Indian Ocean is home to the island nations of the Seychelles, the Maldives, Madagascar and others.
Extensive coral reefs and lagoons surrounding the Maldives offer fantastic snorkeling and diving opportunities, while the white-sand beaches in the Seychelles set the tone for a relaxing day in paradise. No matter which islands you travel to, the turquoise waters, lush rainforests and stunning beaches will satisfy every visitor.
Indian Ocean cruises are typically 7 to 25 nights in length, but longer cruises are offered.
The best time to take an Indian Ocean cruise is during the winter and spring months.
For a list of Indian Ocean cruise ports,