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Our world is connected by waterways. Unlike any other form of travel, an expedition cruise opens the world to exploration, providing journeys from the ancient marvels of the Mediterranean to mystifying Easter Island. Destinations are chosen for their natural beauty and their rich culture. Icebreakers traverse the frozen waters of the Antarctic and Arctic. Expedition cruise and luxury ships explore the lush coastlines of Vietnam and China's vibrant Hong Kong and tour Africa's Cape Verde to the Canary Islands. The destination is up to you - an expedition cruise provides you with the means to turn ordinary travel into a world adventure. Below is a complete list of expedition cruises and tours to worldwide destinations.
50 Years of Victory
$27,995
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50 Years of Victory

The "50 Years of Victory" is the largest, most sophisticated, and powerful icebreaker ever constructed for Arctic cruising. Twenty years in the making, 50 Years of Victory is the first Arktika-class icebreaker to have a spoon-shaped bow.
Places: Arctic, Baltic Sea, Canada, Denmark, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Russia, Scandinavia, Sweden
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Exterior image of the 50 Years of Victory.
$26,995
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50 Years of Victory (PO)

The 50 Years of Victory is the largest and most modern nuclear-powered icebreaker vessel in the world.
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Eastern Europe, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Russia, Scandinavia, Western Europe
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Admiralty Dream.
$3,379
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Admiralty Dream

The Admiralty Dream is perfect for adventure in the wilderness waterways. With its shallow draft and stately pace of cruising, nothing will be missed in channels, bays and wilderness islands that Alaskans call home.

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Experience warm yacht-style cruising surrounded by knowledgeable, genuinely friendly staff and accompanied by …
Places: Alaska, North America, United States
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The Akademik Ioffe
$2,995
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Akademik Ioffe

Designed as a scientific research vessel in Finland, the Akademik Ioffe is modern, comfortable, safe and ice-strengthened. Carrying 96 passengers on Antarctica and Arctic expeditions, the Akademik Ioffe offers facilities of high caliber.
Places: Antarctica, Antarctica Peninsula, Arctic, Argentina, Atlantic Coast, Baffin Island, Canada, Europe, Falkland Islands, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Northwest Passage, Norway, Patagonia, Scandinavia, South America, South Georgia, Svalbard
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Akademik Sergey Vavilov
$3,195
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Akademik Sergey Vavilov

The Akademik Sergey Vavilov is widely recognized as the best expedition-style cruise vessel operating in Polar waters. She is 'state of the art' and, while not luxurious, she's very comfortable and kept in top condition.
Places: Antarctica, Antarctica Peninsula, Arctic, Argentina, Atlantic Coast, Baffin Island, Canada, Chile, Europe, Falkland Islands, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Northwest Passage, Norway, Patagonia, Scandinavia, South America, South Georgia, Svalbard
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Sailing through the Arctic waters
$16,000
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Akademik Shokalskiy

Originally designed and built in Finland for Polar and ocean research, the Akademik Shokalskiy is small, nimble and ice-strengthened, capable for reaching the nooks and crannies of Antarctica that larger ships cannot.
Places: Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Arctic, Asia, Australia, Canada, Chile, Eastern Europe, Europe, Falkland Islands, Greenland, Iceland, New Zealand, North America, Norway, Patagonia, Ross Sea, Russia, Scandinavia, South America, South Georgia, South Pacific, Svalbard, Western Europe
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The Alaskan Dream
$4,190
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Alaskan Dream

At 104 feet in length, the Alaskan Dream is an innovative, streamlined catamaran. Designed especially to allow the vessel to easily navigate narrow channels and passages like a yacht, while at the same time providing the comforts you would expect aboard a much larger ship.

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The Alaskan Dream is built to provide the most of the …
Places: Alaska, North America, United States
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$1,999
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Amazon Discovery

The Amazon Discovery is one of the newest luxury vessels to sail South America's longest river.
Places: Amazon, Peru, South America
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Aqua Mekong sailing up the Mekong River
$3,660
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Aqua Mekong

The luxurious Aqua Mekong was designed to embody the aesthetic of a sophisticated five star hotel.Spacious and indulgent, yet intimate enough to feel entirely exclusive, the Aqua Mekong incorporates relaxed yet refined lounging and sailing.
Places: Asia, Cambodia, Vietnam
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Arabella ship
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Arabella

From her teak decks to her billowing sails aloft, Arabella brings you back to a time before the hustle and bustle of the modern world. Escape the winter blues with a cruise in the British Virgin Islands.
Places: Caribbean
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Aranui
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Aranui

The Aranui is a mixed passenger/cargo vessel that operates between Tahiti and the Marquesas. The name "Aranui" means "The Great Highway" in Maori, another great Polynesian culture.
Places: South Pacific
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$2,781
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Aranui 5

Aranui 5 is a new custom-built, dual-purpose passenger/freighter that sails in French Polynesia on a 14-day all-inclusive cruise. Aranui 5 accommodates approximately 254 passengers in 103 cabins.
Places: South Pacific
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Arethusa & Artemis
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Arethusa & Artemis

The Arethusa & Artemis are identical 50-passenger yachts built in 2007. Their small sizes allow guests to travel to off-the-beaten-path destinations and small harbors, avoiding the crowds of larger ports.
Places: Albania, Croatia, Eastern Europe, Europe, France, Greece, Italy, Mediterranean, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Western Europe
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Aria Amazon
$3,480
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Aria Amazon

The Aria Amazon is a true luxury cruise ship on the northern Amazon River in Peru. Combining the best of eco-tourism with luxury, the Aria Amazon offers an extraordinary level of comfort for her 32 guests.
Places: Amazon, Peru, South America
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The Atmosphere
$9,850
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Atmosphere

The Atmosphere strikes a perfect balance between substantial exploration capabilities and a unique and elegant style. It is equipped in every aspect to guarantee a pleasant, exciting and safe Patagonia adventure cruise.
Places: Chile, Patagonia, South America
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The Baranof Dream
$3,379
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Baranof Dream

Embark on the Baranof Dream and experience warm yacht-style cruising surrounded by knowledgeable, genuinely friendly staff and accompanied by interesting people who share your passion for adventure and learning. And the relaxed, casual ambiance lets Alaska’s awe-inspiring beauty really shine. A few reasons the Admiralty Dream is the perfect …
Places: Alaska, North America, United States
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The Caledonian Sky
$13,980
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Caledonian Sky

The beautiful Caledonian Sky is a spacious yet intimate expedition vessel. Refurbished in 2012 and carrying just 100 passengers, her beautifully designed public spaces and exterior are sure to delight.
Places: Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Bali, Chile, Easter Island, Fiji, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, South America, South Pacific
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Cattleya Journey sailing the Amazon
$2,850
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Cattleya Journey

The Cattleya was born in 2014 with the unique purpose to bring comfort and satisfaction to the visitors who have the opportunity to engage in an excursion along the Amazon jungle. Without a doubt, this is one of the things that need to be experienced at least once in a lifetime!
Places: Amazon, Peru, South America
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Chichagof Dream
$3,989
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Chichagof Dream

The sleek Chichagof Dream was recently renovated and makes its inaugural voyage in 2016. Accommodating up to 74 passengers in 37 cabins, the ship features expansive viewing areas, new carpets and furnishings, and a commanding hull design.
Places: Alaska, North America, United States
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The Oceanic Discoverer
$8,445
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Coral Discoverer

The Coral Discoverer is an expedition style cruise ship large enough to provide all the comforts of a larger cruise ship, yet small enough to enable access reef and island sites inaccessible to other vessels.
Places: Asia, Australia, Indonesia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, South Pacific
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The Coral Princess
$1,275
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Coral Princess

This beautiful 46 passenger small-ship cruises the South Pacific with expansive teak decking, spacious dining room and lounge, stylish interior and exterior teak furnishings and revitalized d├ęcor.
Places: Australia, South Pacific
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Explore the underwater world on your small ship cruise
$1,210
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Coral Princess II

Cruise the South Pacific on a small ship cruise. With a maximum of just 46 guests, enjoy the freedom and flexibility to explore remote coral cays and fringing reefs beyond the reach of other visitors. Venture ashore on deserted coral cays, wander ancient rainforest trails and untouched island beaches. Cruising by small-ship ensures that you wont …
Places: Australia, South Pacific
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The Corinthian
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Corinthian

Recently re-launched after extensive refurbishment, redecoration and other improvements, the all-suite Corinthian offers the finest in small-ship cruise travel. Taken together with her limited guest capacity, excellence of design, craftsmanship, and material, Corinthian’s spaciousness and intimate ambiance combine to make her ideal for …
Places: Africa, Albania, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Argentina, Baltic States, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Eastern Europe, Europe, Falkland Islands, France, Gambia, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Mediterranean, Montenegro, Namibia, Patagonia, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Scandinavia, Scotland, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South America, South Georgia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United Kingdom & Ireland, Uruguay, Western Europe
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The Corinthian II carries 114 guests
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Corinthian II

The distinguished 114-guest Corinthian II offers a classic yacht-like atmosphere. She accommodates all guests in 57 outside suites, each affording sea views while cruising Antarctica, Mediterranean, historic Africa and more.
Places: Africa, Albania, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Bulgaria, Croatia, Eastern Europe, Egypt, Europe, France, Greece, Italy, Malta, Mediterranean, Montenegro, Romania, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, Western Europe
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