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Michael Scott - Cruise Ship Speaker

Cruise Ship Speaker

** For details of past cruise experience, click here **
** For details of forthcoming cruise bookings, click here **

I had my first engagement as a cruise ship speaker in 2005, and, especially since 2015, I have spent a good part of each year as a guest speaker aboard various cruise ships around the world, usually covering all aspects of the natural history of our sea days and our days ashore. I am often joined by my wife, Sue Scott, who is a marine biologist, and we're both always happy to be on deck, helping passengers to spot whales, dolphins and seabirds. We are always keen to meet old friends on these cruises – and to make new ones – so for full details of our forthcoming cruises, click the link above.

With my wife Sue, we're happy to spend as much time as possible on deck with guests, helping them look for any enjoy any seabirds, whales and dolphins we may see as we cruise. We particularly enjoy the far north, but I have also been on speaker duties in many other parts of the world (see below).


For cruise companies: In recent years, I have been largely booked by Viking Ocean Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises (see my current Cruise Bookings here) but we are always happy to hear from other companies looking for wildlife speakers (although I am experienced in including destinations material as well, if that helps). In the past, I have also worked for Oceania Cruises, Noble CaledoniaFred Olsen Cruise LinesVoyages of Discovery, Saga Cruises and Spirit of Adventure. I have talks available on wildlife and 'destinations' material for Norway, Iceland, Greenland, the Mediterranean and Adriatic, all of the Atlantic Islands, the Caribbean, South America and the Amazon, West and South Africa, the Indian Ocean and its islands, Canada, Alaska, New Zealand and Australia. As a guide to our experience and reliability, visit this page for the full list of cruises on which we have worked since 2005.


The photos below are a random selection of highlights from the last ten years of cruising. Hopefully, they also illustrate the quality of images used in my talk presentations, in which I always use my own photographs, if at all possible, to give guests a realistic impression of what they might be able to see themselves.