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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.
The Delfin II cruises the Upper Amazon in style
$6,690
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Delfin II (LI)

The Delfin II is a stately riverboat recently built for the express purpose of exploring deep into the Peruvian Amazon at the headwaters of this mighty river - and doing so in modern tropical style.
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The Discovery
$3,950
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Discovery

The Discovery is a purpose-built catamaran for merely 24 passengers. All cabins have huge windows allowing you to enjoy the scenery in complete privacy during your Panama and Caribbean cruise.
Places: Central America & Mexico, Panama
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Galileo

The 51 meter "GALILEO" is a classic steel Motor Sailer built with the most stringent safety regulations, with spacious and well appointed interiors, rebuilt in 2004 and renovated in 2007.

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At the main deck, a lounge area with an American bar leads into a warm and elegant dining room finished with wood and leather. …
Places: Europe, Greece, Mediterranean
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$12,995
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Hans Hansson

Hans Hansson was once as a rescue boat in the Baltic Sea. During a major refit in 2005, it was modified to include comfortable accommodations for 12 passengers, while retaining its rugged seaworthiness. As a small exploration boat, it boasts the unique ability to reach special, out of the ordinary destinations that are otherwise inaccessible.
Places: Chile, Falkland Islands, South America
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Harmony G
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Harmony G

The Harmony G is a modern vessel with a sleek high-tech look very similar to the private yachts to be found in the famous ports of the world. The 53 meter long / 7.2 meter wide Harmony G was launched in January 2001 and complies with the most stringent safety regulations while its powerful engines and state of the art stabilizers allow for safe …
Places: Albania, Croatia, Europe, Greece, Mediterranean, Montenegro
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The Harmony V
$2,300
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Harmony V

Introducing the Harmony V, a modern vessel with a sleek high-tech look very similar to the private yachts to be found in the famous ports of the world. The Harmony V was launched in June 2009 and complies with safety regulations while its powerful engines, generators, and state of the art twin stabilizers will allow for safe and comfortable …
Places: Africa, Europe, Gambia, Greece, Mediterranean, Senegal
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Harmony V (TD)

The Harmony V is an elegant, modern cruise ship which was launched in 2009. Featuring accommodations for 50 passengers, each of her 25 cabins uses wood paneling and warm fabrics.
Places: Eastern Europe, Europe, Greece, Mediterranean, Turkey
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Hebridean Sky Ship
$6,995
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Hebridean Sky

The Hebridean Sky, formerly known as the Sea Explorer, emerges from dry dock in June 2016 after undergoing a multi-million dollar refit. In addition to her effortless elegance, impeccable service, and atmosphere of charm and camaraderie, the Hebridean Sky adds a host of new amenities as well as state of the art stabilization, fuel efficiency, and …
Places: Antarctica, Argentina, Falkland Islands, Patagonia, South America, South Georgia
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The Sea Explorer Air Cruises ship
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Hebridean Sky Air Cruises

Hebridean Sky is a luxurious small, all-suite expedition vessel. She was built in 1992 and refurbished in 2005. Newly renovated in 2016, the Hebridean Sky has been transformed into one of the finest small ships in the world.
Places: Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Chile, Patagonia, South America
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The Island Sky
$10,080
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Island Sky

Built in Italy in 1992 to a high specification, the MS Island Sky offers exceptionally spacious and well designed cabins. Join us on this luxurious cruise for an adventure of a lifetime!
Places: Africa, Albania, Arctic, Asia, Baltic Sea, Belize, Bulgaria, Canada, Central America & Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, Europe, Gambia, Greenland, Honduras, Iceland, Italy, Mediterranean, Montenegro, North America, Norway, Norway Fjords, Panama, Romania, Russia, Scandinavia, Senegal, Seychelles Islands, Sierra Leone, South America, Svalbard, Sweden, Tanzania, Turkey, Ukraine
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$3,995
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Island Spirit

The Island Spirit carries up to 32 passengers overnight in 17 comfortable staterooms. Each room has a private bath and shower, as well as a minimum of one large opening window for wonderful views and fresh air ventilation during you Alaska cruise.
Places: Alaska, Canada, North America, Pacific Northwest, United States
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Jahan
$10,980
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Jahan

The elegant Jahan is one of the first modern boutique-style riverboats to sail the Mekong. The ship is reminiscent of colonial cruise liners and features 26 luxurious cabins with floor to ceiling windows, gourmet dining, and special on-board amenities.
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Kapitan Khlebnikov
$20,695
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Kapitan Khlebnikov

The Kapitan Khlebnikov is a polar-class icebreaker combing power and technology with comfort. No passenger ship has transited the Northwest Passage more often. Originally designed to take on the rigors of northern Siberia, the 24,000 horsepower engine and
Places: Alaska, Arctic, Asia, Canada, Eastern Europe, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Northwest Passage, Norway, Russia, Scandinavia, Svalbard, United States, Western Europe
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L'Austral
$5,390
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L'Austral

The L'Austral, sister ship to the Le Boreal, is the fruit of Italian expertise and French sophistication. A superb mega-yacht with 132 cabins, the L'Austral links tradition and innovation, cruising to worldwide destinations in luxury.
Places: Africa, Alaska, Amazon, Antarctica, Antarctica Peninsula, Arctic, Argentina, Asia, Australia, Baffin Island, Bali, Baltic Sea, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Denmark, Europe, Falkland Islands, France, Greece, Greenland, Guyana, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mediterranean, Montenegro, New Zealand, North America, Northwest Passage, Norway, Norway Fjords, Papua New Guinea, Patagonia, Portugal, Russia, Russian Far East, Scandinavia, Singapore, South America, South Georgia, South Pacific, Spain, Svalbard, Sweden, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam
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Le Boreal
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Le Boreal

A new era of comfort & style to Antarctic cruises. Newly built for 2010, 'Le Boreal' is the newest all-balcony stateroom & suite vessel in Antarctica. Explore with the right balance of on-board amenities and full-fledged wilderness excitement.
Places: Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Arctic, Argentina, Asia, Baffin Island, Canada, Caribbean, Central America & Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, Europe, Falkland Islands, Greenland, Guatemala, Iceland, Nicaragua, North America, Northwest Passage, Norway, Pacific Northwest, Panama, Patagonia, Peru, Russia, Scandinavia, South America, South Georgia, Svalbard, Western Europe
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Le Boreal
$6,075
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Le Boreal (CDP)

A superb mega-yacht with 132 cabins, the Le Boreal is the fruit of Italian expertise and French sophistication. Linking tradition and innovation, the Le Boreal cruises to polar destinations in luxury.
Places: Alaska, Antarctica, Antarctica Peninsula, Arctic, Argentina, Atlantic Coast, Baffin Island, Baltic Sea, Canada, Caribbean, Central America & Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Denmark, Douro River, Ecuador, Europe, France, Germany, Greenland, Guatemala, Iceland, Ireland, Mediterranean, Netherlands, Nicaragua, North America, Norway, Norway Fjords, Pacific Northwest, Panama, Patagonia, Peru, Portugal, Russia, Scandinavia, South America, South Georgia, Spain, Svalbard, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States
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$13,495
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Le Lyrial

Experience sophisticated design, innovative marine technology, all-balcony staterooms and suites, and the finest expedition staff from aboard the comfortable and sophisticated 199-passenger Le Lyrial.
Places: Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Argentina, Falkland Islands, South America, South Georgia
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Le Lyrial masthead
$4,480
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Le Lyrial (CDP)

The sleek, intimate Le Lyrial sails under the French flag and entrances her passengers with her contemporary decor, comfortable suites, and refined ambiance. Her elegant design allows her to be an ideal sailing vessel.
Places: Africa, Albania, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Croatia, Eastern Europe, Europe, Falkland Islands, Greece, Italy, Mediterranean, Montenegro, South Africa, South America, South Georgia, Turkey, Uruguay, Western Europe
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Le Ponant
$4,830
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Le Ponant

Experience the privilege of a relaxing cruise aboard Le Ponant, crafted to respect the tradition of famous sailing yachts Under full sail, gliding over the sea with the wind, you will fall under Le Ponant's spell.
Places: Africa, Atlantic Coast, Caribbean, Cuba, Europe, France, Italy, Malta, Mediterranean, North America, Portugal, Spain, United States, Western Europe
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Le Soleal
$4,300
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Le Soleal

Featuring a sleek silhouette and a welcoming intimate atmosphere, discover aboard the ship Le Soleal the philosophy that has made her sister ships such a success: the spirit of yacht cruises.

Sailing under the French flag, this magnificent yacht of only 132 staterooms and suites with balconies joined her sister ships in 2013. You will be …
Places: Alaska, Antarctica, Antarctica Peninsula, Arctic, Argentina, Asia, Australia, Baffin Island, Bali, Baltic Sea, Belgium, Canada, China, Croatia, Denmark, Europe, Falkland Islands, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mediterranean, Montenegro, Myanmar (Burma), Netherlands, North America, Northwest Passage, Norway, Norway Fjords, Pacific Northwest, Patagonia, Portugal, Russia, Russian Far East, Scandinavia, Singapore, South America, South Georgia, South Pacific, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam
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The Liberty Clipper
$630
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Liberty Clipper

The Liberty Clipper is a 125-foot beautifully renovated gaff-rigged schooner, a replica of the renowned Baltimore Clippers, made famous over a century ago for their speedy and safe rounding of Cape Horn on expeditions to the California Gold Rush. Her authentic design is exceeded only by a state-of-the-art galley, modern accommodations for up to 24 …
Places: Caribbean
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The Liberty Star
$1,450
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Liberty Star

The iconic Liberty Star is a traditional gaff-rigged, two-masted wooden schooner. Lovingly refit in 2012 for service in the British Virgin Islands, the Liberty Star features two standard cabins and a deluxe cabin with a full-sized double bed.
Places: Caribbean
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Lords of the Glens
$7,570
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Lord of the Glens

With the style of a classic luxury yacht, the 54-guest Lord of the Glens cruises through the inland waterways of Northern Europe that links Scotland's most famous lochs in spectacular style.
Places: Europe, Scotland, United Kingdom, United Kingdom & Ireland, Western Europe
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Cruise the Croatian coastline on the M/S Apolon
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M/S Apolon

With its perfect size, maneuvering abilities, and its elegant 19 cabins, the yacht-like M/S Apolon satisfies your refined expectations for a comfortable cruise along the Adriatic Coast.
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