9 beautiful drone shots of cruise ships

Aerial images that will make you wish you were on vacation

Chances are you’re in dire need of a serious vacation right now. Perhaps you’re sitting at your desk, maybe in a cubicle or perhaps you’re on your laptop at home. Regardless, you’re not on a cruise. And for many of you, you wouldn’t say no to the idea of being on one. right. now.

This is why we’ve compiled some beautiful drone shots of cruise ships. This should help you daydream what’s possible. Sun, water, non-tanned bodies of complete strangers…yes, it can all be yours. But it will take some planning, some money and some time. So in the meantime, here are some drone shots of cruise ships to help motivate you. Look at the crystal blue waters. Look at the people on the deck with a drink in their hand. Where would you leave from? What cruise ship would you take? How long would you go for? These are real questions we should all be asking ourselves.

Enjoy these drone shots of cruise ships (and we’ve thrown in some motivating quotes about vacations as well!) and let us know in the comments if you feel better than you did when you started reading this post. We hope so!

1. All hands on deck

drone shots of cruise ships
Instagram / @dannyfreshley

“Half the time on vacation, if I’m in a bikini, I allow myself – I eat, like, waffles and pancakes for breakfast, so that’s me after, like, a big meal. I’m not the one that’s like, ‘Oh my gosh, I’m going to be on the beach.”

Ashley Tisdale

2. Skirting the sunset

Cruise Ships
Instagram @ade.rob and @akafetzis

“The thing I love most about going on vacation is that I get to leave behind any kind of schedule. My entire life is scheduled from morning to night, and when I’m on vacation, there is no schedule.”

Kelly Clarkson

3. We’re all alone now

drone shots of cruise ships
Instagram @cruisecelebrity

“The idea of a perfect vacation is not working or not having to work and having no appointments.”

Tom Welling

4. Stacked and ready for fun

Cruise Ships
Instagram @topflight_photography

“As you grow older, you learn a few things. One of them is to actually take the time you’ve allotted for vacation.”

John Battelle

5. A little help here, please?

Cruise Ships
Instagram @earthfever

“Chilling out on the bed in your hotel room watching television, while wearing your own pajamas, is sometimes the best part of a vacation.”

Laura Marano

6. Arriving under the stars

Cruise Ships

“On vacation, you can wear all the colorful and casual clothing that you like, but you must always be elegant.”

Christian Dior

7. Coming in hot

Cruise Ships
Instagram @flye_drones

“I think there’s a time to work, and everyone has to kind of adjust. And then there’s a time to relax, and be the mom or take the kids on vacation when you need to wind down. So it’s a matter of planning, and being able to map out your year or your week or let’s start with the day. It is just being multi-tasking and being available.”

Vanessa Williams

8. Miami departure

Cruise Ships
Instagram @topflight_photography

“The one thing that offends me the most is when I walk by a bank and see ads trying to convince people to take out second mortgages on their home so they can go on vacation. That’s approaching evil.”

Jeff Bezos

9. Grab a few things, then it’s off to sea

Cruise Ships
Instagram @filmflightproductions & @fdvonig

“One of my favorite vacation places is Miami, because of the people, the water and the beach – of course – and the architecture on Miami Beach is so wonderful.”

Oksana Baiul