Ocean Cruise Groups & Charters – nicko Cruises, VASCO DA GAMA


VASCO DA GAMA is nicko Cruises’ ocean-going cruise ship named after the famous historic Portuguese explorer!

Small Ship:

Carrying just 1,000 guests VASCO DA GAMA offers a small ship cruising experience with an excellent ratio of crew to guests.

Newly Refurbished & With Great Choice of Accommodation:

Her beautifully refurbished public spaces, teak wood decks and wide choice of spacious cabins and suites offer a comfortable home from home environment to relax throughout your cruise. 

Amazing Facilities + Conference Rooms:

With a choice of 5 open seating restaurants, 7 bars, 2 pools, Hollywood’s Theatre, children’s facilities, spa and wellbeing and great sports facilities this vessel has everything needed to deliver the perfect holiday experience & with two conference rooms VASCO DA GAMA is an excellent option for groups and business events.

Wide Ranging Culinary Experience with Open Dining Policy

Aboard VASCO DA GAMA guests are offered flexible mealtimes and a free choice of seating across five dining venues: Waterfront Mediterranean, Fusion, Club Bistro, Waterfront Restaurant, Alfresco Grill.

Exciting Itineraries & Destinations

Each of VASCO DA GAMA’s itineraries are unique and have been carefully tailored to offer guests interesting and exciting destinations delivering thrilling opportunities to see and experience the world!

VASCO DA GAMA Ship Facilities:

5 restaurants

  7 bars

 Spa & Wellbeing Centre

 Fitness Centre

 Hollywood’s Theatre


  2 Conference Rooms

Shopping Galleria


 The Dome & Nightclub

  Children’s Play Area

  Sports Area


Travel Partners wishing to find out more about groups and charters with nicko Cruises please contact us: sales@lightbluetravel.co.uk / telephone 01223 568907

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Ocean Cruises with nicko

At nicko cruises, we offer a variety of ocean sailings that allow you to experience the world from a different point of view. You can discover the world with Portuguese seafaring tradition aboard Vasco da Gama.

Our ocean ships sail to Western Europe, South America, Morocco, Cape Verde Islands, West Africa, Canary Islands, Mediterranean, Northern Europe, the Pacific and more.

Our goal is to discover the wonders of nature with you and experience the world from a different point of view.

Call our Reservations Team on

01223 568907

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