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Kayaking
$8,140
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Monteverde + Costa Rica and Panama

11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Lion
  • Venture deep into the rainforest
  • Sail the Panama Canal
  • Kayak, hike, swim, and snorkel
  • Explore Monteverde cloud forest
Explore the pristine wilderness of Costa Rica and Panama, venture through the historic Canal, and then add an exploration of an inland rain forest to your coastal expedition. Spend three days in Monteverde’s cloud forest, a rarified, mountain rain forest strung with suspension bridges.
Activities: Kayaking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Colon, Gulf of Dulce, Gulf of Panama Islets, Isla Coiba, Los Suenos (Herradura), Manuel Antonio, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Panama Canal, Panama City, San Jose
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Horseback riding through Playa Caletas.
$6,390
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Costa Rica & the Panama Canal

8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Lion
  • Explore far from inhabited places
  • Transit the Panama Canal
  • Kayak cool azure waters
  • Snorkel a vibrant coral reef
Voyage through the Panama Canal, a marvel of historical engineering, and gain special access to the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in the Canal Zone. Discover pure wildness — snorkel an undersea paradise, and spot monkeys and sloths in the rainforests of Costa Rica and Panama on this 8-day coastal expedition.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Barro Colorado, Colon, Gulf of Dulce, Gulf of Panama Islets, Isla Coiba, Los Suenos (Herradura), Manuel Antonio, Panama Canal, Panama City, San Jose
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Photographer capturing the waves of the Sea of Cortez.
$5,990
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Wild Islands & Treasures of Baja California

8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • Search for humpback whales
  • Snorkel at vibrant Cabo Pulmo
  • Kayak & swim the Sea of Cortez
  • See whale sharks in Bay of La Paz
Discover the enchantment of Baja on an expedition that balances the peninsula’s twin facets: culture and wildness. Explore the islands and search for migrating humpback whales. Stroll charming seaside towns and see ancient art, hidden in a cave for millennia.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Bahia Agua Verde, Cabo Pulmo, Gordo Banks, Isla Espiritu Santo, Isla Los Islotes, Isla Partida, Isla San Francisco, Isla San Jose, La Paz, Land's End, San Jose del Cabo, Todos Santos
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Scarlet Macaws seen during Costa Rica vacation
$4,195
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Unveiled Wonders: Costa Rica and Panama

9 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Voyager
  • Visit Manuel Antonio National Park
  • Explore the Curú National Refuge
  • Hike in a birder´s paradise
  • Cruise among the Gulf of Panama
Uncover the wonder of jungles, mangroves, national parks, preserves and the Panama Canal on this 9-day voyage through the Caribbean. Search for wildlife and discover Costa Rica´s vast flora and fauna diversity. Hike, snorkel, kayak, paddle board, and explore by skiff the wonders of this extraordinary region.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Colon, Curu Reserve, Granito De Oro Island, Manuel Antonio National Park, Osa Peninsula - Golfo Dulce, Panama City, Puerto Caldera, San Jose
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Kayaking through the Costa Rican rainforest
$2,995
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Uncharted Isthmus - Sloths, Monkeys & Mangroves

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Voyager
  • Hike Curú National Wildlife Refuge
  • Kayak around mangroves
  • Snorkel with abundant sealife
  • Sail through the Panama Canal
Join the crew of the Safari Voyager on this adventurous 8-day wildlife cruise through Costa Rica and Panama. Sail between two seas exploring national parks and a wildlife refuge teeming with colorful birds and wildlife; snorkeling and kayaking in crystal-clear waters; and transit the Panama Canal.
Activities: Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Central America & Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Colon, Corcovado, Curu Reserve, Golfo Dulce, Granito De Oro Island, Gulf of Panama Islets, Manuel Antonio, Panama Canal, Panama City, San Jose
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Toucan relaxing in the tree
$10,680
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Panama to Costa Rica: Monteverde, Arenal, and Tortuguero

15 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Lion
  • See Pacific & Caribbean Costa Rica
  • Transit the Panama Canal
  • Kayak, snorkel, swim, and hike
  • Hike in mist-shrouded Monteverde
  • Relax in hot springs near Arenal
  • Tour remote, car-less Tortuguero
An extraordinary, holistic expedition - experience all the wildness and beauty of Costa Rica and Panama on a sweeping 15-day adventure through the canal, along the coasts, and inland to a mist-shrouded cloud forest, volcano, lake, and a car-free, jungle village.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Land & Sea, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arenal, Barro Colorado, Colon, Golfo Dulce, Isla Coiba, Los Suenos (Herradura), Manuel Antonio, Monteverde Cloud Forest, Osa Peninsula - Golfo Dulce, San Jose, Tortuguero
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Wild Darien jungle
$4,395
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Pure Panama: Cultures, Coasts & Canal

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Voyager
  • Enjoy a visit with locals
  • Hike through vibrant jungles
  • Sail through the Panama Canal
  • Go whale watching
Begin and end this 8-day cruise in historic Panama City. Swashbucklers, a river of gold, and the world’s greatest man-made ditch. Cross the Isthmus of Panamá in search of adventure—the Darién Jungle, colonial history, wildlife, and a Panamá Canal transit.
Activities: Beach Time, Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Central America & Mexico, Panama, Colon, Darien Jungle, Panama Canal, Panama City, San Blas Islands
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Darien Embera Village
$3,950
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The Journey Between the Seas

7 Day Itinerary aboard Discovery
  • Meet Embera Indians in the Jungle
  • Kayak along beautiful beaches
  • Discover the history of the Canal
  • Explore Barro Colorado Island
  • Visit important historic sites
Embark on this 7-day small ship Panama voyage between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans via the Panama Canal. Board the 24-passenger ship, Discovery, for a unique and intimate cruise.
Activities: Beach Time, Kayaking, Rainforest Exploration, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Central America & Mexico, Panama, Barro Colorado, Fort San Lorenzo, Panama Canal, Panama City, Portobelo, San Telmo Island
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Butterfly in Costa Rica
$3,590
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Treasures of Costa Rica & the Panama Canal

10 Day Itinerary aboard M/Y Callisto
  • Swim and snorkel in crystal waters
  • Explore Isla Coiba & Manuel Antonio
  • Visit the Embera indigenous group
  • Cross the Panama Canal
Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting on the M/Y Callisto, with a 10-day voyage of discovery along the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Explore Nature Reserves and National Parks of Isla Coiba and Manuel Antonio. Witness life in the Darrien Jungle. Cross the Panama Canal, an event for every avid cruise goer.
Activities: Rainforest Exploration, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Central America & Mexico, Costa Rica, Panama, Curu Reserve, Flamenco Marina, Golfito, Granito De Oro Island, Gulf of Dulce, Isla Coiba, Isla Tortuga, Panama Canal, Puerto Jimenez, Quepos, Tortuga Island
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Panama
$3,795
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Pure Panama: Cultures, Coasts & Canal

9 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Voyager
  • Discover Guna Yala´s culture
  • Snorkel, paddle board or kayak
  • Watch for whales & dolphins
  • Look for Mogue River´s wildlife
Prepare yourself for one of the most memorable travel experiences in Panama City. Enjoy the wildlife viewing and marine life search in the Gulf of Panama. Explore the historic Fort San Lorenzo, a UNESCO World Heritage Site built in the 1500s by the Spanish crown, aboard the Safari Voyager on this 9-day cruise.
Activities: Kayaking, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Colon, Panama Canal, Panama City, San Blas Islands
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Miraflores Locks, Panama Canal
$7,595
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Ultimate Costa Rica & Panama

16 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Voyager
  • Snorkel, kayak and paddle board
  • Explore the Osa Conservation Area
  • Meet the Guna´s villagers
  • Enjoy Pearl Island beaches
  • Sail in search of vast marine life
Join the crew of the Safari Voyager on this unique 16-day adventure through Costa Rica and Panama. Sail along the Pacific coast of Costa Rica and discover the crystalline waters and marine life of this unique region. Transit the 48-mile-long Panama Canal and enjoy superb bird watching on an exciting skiff exploration.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Urban Exploration, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Colon, Curu Reserve, Golfo Dulce, Granito De Oro Island, Gulf of Panama Islets, Manuel Antonio National Park, Osa Peninsula - Golfo Dulce, Panama City, Puerto Caldera, San Jose
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Collected a starfish while snorkeling.
$2,995
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Baja's Whale Bounty

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Endeavour
  • Snorkel with young sea lion pups
  • Hike around rugged islands
  • Go gray whale watching
  • Kayak around coastal rocks
Stocked with supplies and a bountiful sense of adventure, join the Safari Endeavor into the protected waters of Cousteau's "world's aquarium". Active exploration and a menagerie of wildlife await you!
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Bahia Magdalena, La Paz, San Jose del Cabo
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Nice mountain views during Ecuador vacation
$4,350
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Rainforest Cultures & Natural Ecosystems

9 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Learn of Sir Francis Drake
  • See the largest Frigatebird colony
  • Discover Colombia’s Pacific coast
  • Visit the Darien Jungle
Traverse the legendary Panama Canal and roam the Darien Jungle, one of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. Scan your surroundings for wildlife—such as spider monkeys and jaguars—as you explore Utria National Park.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Local Market, Rainforest Exploration, Village Visit, Volunteering, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Central America & Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, South America, Colon, Darien Jungle, Guayaquil, Isla de la Plata, Machala, Panama Canal, Utria National Park
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Following dolphins across the ocean in a zodiac.
$10,900
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Baja California: A Remarkable Journey

15 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • See gray, sperm, blue & fin whales
  • Hike islands of the Sea of Cortez
  • Snorkel among playful sea lions
  • Learn photo techniques from experts
Join a comprehensive 15-day photo expedition exploring both the Pacific side of Baja California and the islands in the Sea of Cortez. Venture into the gray whale lagoons for up-close encounters, and then spend ample time exploring the Sea of Cortez and all its marine mammals.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Central America & Mexico, Mexico, Bahia Magdalena, Isla Espiritu Santo, Isla Los Islotes, Isla Santa Catalina, La Paz, Laguna San Ignacio, Los Cabos, Puerto San Carlos
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Dolphins race through the water in Baja.
$10,900
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Baja California: A Remarkable Journey

15 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Lion
  • See gray, sperm, blue & fin whales
  • Hike islands of the Sea of Cortez
  • Snorkel among playful sea lions
  • Learn photo techniques from experts
Join a comprehensive 15-day photo expedition exploring both the Pacific side of Baja California and the islands in the Sea of Cortez. Venture into the gray whale lagoons for up-close encounters, and then spend ample time exploring the Sea of Cortez and all its marine mammals.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Central America & Mexico, Mexico, Bahia Magdalena, Isla Espiritu Santo, Isla Los Islotes, Isla Santa Catalina, La Paz, Laguna San Ignacio, Los Cabos, Puerto San Carlos
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A gray whale surprises a zodiac
$6,590
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Baja California: Among the Great Whales

8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • See California gray whales up close
  • Spend three days at Bahia Magdalena
  • Hike desert islands and sand dunes
  • See Baja California undersea
Enter the California gray whale birthing lagoons of Bahia Magdalena for close encounters with these gentle giants, a rare privilege in the natural world. Plus explore the islands dotting the azure Sea of Cortez, one of the best places to see marine mammals.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Central America & Mexico, Mexico, Bahia Magdalena, Gorda Banks, Isla Espiritu Santo, Isla Los Islotes, La Paz, Land's End
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A gray whale spy-hops near the zodiac
$5,990
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Whales & Wilderness: Spring in the Sea of Cortez

8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Bird
  • Search for dolphins and whales
  • Explore by kayak and snorkel
  • Visit historic Santa Rosalia
  • Experience a voyage of discovery
Explore the Sea of Cortez in springtime, among the best times and places in the world to see a great variety of whales, plus dolphins in abundance. Follow the seasonal movements of migrating birds and feeding whales for excellent wildlife sightings. Hike forests of giant cacti, snorkel with sea lions & discover rare wildlife among desert islands.
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Central America & Mexico, Mexico, Isla Espiritu Santo, Isla Los Islotes, Isla Rasa, Isla San Esteban, Isla San Marcos, Isla Santa Catalina, La Paz
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Getting close to the whales
$5,990
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Whales & Wilderness: Spring in the Sea of Cortez

8 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Lion
  • Search for dolphins and whales
  • Explore by kayak and snorkel
  • Visit historic Santa Rosalia
  • Experience a voyage of discovery
Explore the Sea of Cortez in springtime, among the best times and places in the world to see a great variety of whales, plus dolphins in abundance. Follow the seasonal movements of migrating birds and feeding whales for excellent wildlife sightings. Hike forests of giant cacti, snorkel with sea lions & discover rare wildlife among desert islands.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Central America & Mexico, Mexico, Isla Espiritu Santo, Isla Los Islotes, Isla Rasa, Isla San Esteban, Isla San Marcos, Isla Santa Catalina, La Paz
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