Top ten off-the-beaten-track cruise holidays

Who needs the Med when you can explore the Panama Canal, Russia and the Yangtze River?

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Dreaming of floating off on a cruise ship to somewhere really exotic and different? A cruise holiday is the best way to discover some of the world's most unusual and remote locations, and going off the beaten track has never been easier.

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We've selected ten of the best undiscovered cruise holidays, from a tour of China's Yangtze River to the wonders of the Frozen Planet on an Antarctic cruise. Who needs the Caribbean or the Med when you can set sail here?

Ideal for frequent cruisers or adventurous first-timers to the world of cruising, an off-the-beaten-track cruise holiday offers an amazing array of bucket list destinations, such as the Panama Canal and the South Pacific.

Lovers of nature will adore a cruise to the Galapagos Islands and if you thought an African safari could only be enjoyed on land, you were wrong as a Cape Town cruise offers you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the 'Big Five'.

Take a look at our pick of the best unusual cruise destinations.

Top ten off-the-beaten-track cruise holidays

Top ten off-the-beaten-track cruise holidays