(Updated: 5:30 p.m. GMT) – Jane McDonald is set to kick off the sixth series of the Bafta-award-winning “Cruising with Jane McDonald” this Friday (November 29) by showcasing North America’s Great Lakes onboard Victory Cruise Lines’ Victory II.
Jane gave her 151,000 Twitter followers a sneak peek of the new series earlier this week, which will also see her experience Oceania's Marina in the Western Mediterranean (episode two); APT's AmaVerde on the Danube (episode three) and Silversea's Silver Shadow in the Adriatic (episode four).
In the first episode viewers will get a glimpse of the 202-passenger Victory II, which launched in 2018, as Jane experiences the 10-day Great Lakes and French Canada voyage -- with highlights including Niagara Falls.
Jane will experience a boat tour under the iconic Horseshoe Falls, followed by a 670-metre zip wire excursion into the gorge towards the base of the Falls.
The sailing will begin in Detroit, Michigan, taking in Lake Erie and Lake Ontario before cruising up the St. Lawrence River to Montreal, Quebec, Canada, with ports of call including Cleveland, Ohio; Toronto, Ontario, and Quebec City.
Jane exclusively confirmed the new series to Cruise Critic earlier this year. There will also be a Christmas special and an eighth series of the show in 2020.
Catch the new four-part “Cruising with Jane McDonald” series from Friday, November 29, at 9pm on Channel 5.