Your voyage of exploration in Costa Rica and Panama is a true insider's experience. You'll meet fascinating local people, and visit tropical gardens and wildlife reserves accessible only by special arrangement-and only by small ship.

Small Ships, Expedition Vessels and River Cruising

Hans Hansson
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 …
  • $12,995 - $14,995 USD
Places:
South America, Chile
The Harmony V
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 …
  • $2,950 - $4,400 USD
Places:
Africa, Europe, Mediterranean, Spain, Greece, Senegal, Gambia
The Hebridean Sky
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 …
  • $6,995 - $28,995 USD
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Argentina, Patagonia
The Sea Explorer Air Cruises ship
Hebridean Sky Air Cruises
Hebridean Sky is a small, all-suite expedition vessel. She was built in 1992 and refurbished in 2005. Newly renovated in 2016, the Hebridean Sky, formerly known as the Sea Explorer, has been transformed into one of the finest small ships in the …
  • $4,995 - $19,995 USD
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Chile, Argentina, Patagonia
$1,000 OFF
The Island Sky
Island Sky
Built in 1992 and recently refurbished, the Island Sky is a spacious, yet intimate, expedition vessel. Public spaces available include a large lounge, elegant bar with piano, library stocked with fiction and reference books along with a selection of …
  • $6,980 - $18,880 USD
Places:
Asia, Arctic, Africa, North America, South America, Europe, Central America & Mexico, Mediterranean, Iceland, Norway, …
Exterior image of the Island Spirit.
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 your Alaska …
  • $3,995 - $5,825 USD
Places:
North America, Alaska, Canada, United States
Kapitan Khlebnikov
Kapitan Khlebnikov
The Kapitan Khlebnikov is a polar-class icebreaker combing power and technology with comfort. It was built in Finland in 1981 and is a powerful polar class icebreaker, which has sailed to extremely remote corners of the globe with adventurous travelers …
  • $20,695 - $146,995 USD
Places:
Asia, Arctic, North America, Europe, Alaska, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Canada, United States, …
L'Austral
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. Launched in …
  • $4,820 - $51,540 USD
Places:
Asia, Arctic, Antarctica, Africa, North America, South America, Europe, South Pacific, Alaska, Mediterranean, …
Le Boreal
Le Boreal (CDP)
A superb mega-yacht with 132 cabins, the Le Boreal is the fruit of the expertise of the Italian and sophistication of the French. Le Boréal remains faithful to her philosophy - to create a unique atmosphere, a subtle blend of luxury, intimacy and …
  • $4,830 - $40,620 USD
Places:
Asia, Arctic, Caribbean, Antarctica, North America, South America, Europe, Central America & Mexico, Alaska, Mediterranean, …
Le Lyrial masthead
Le Lyrial
Experience Antarctica, the world's most pristine region, at its very best from aboard the comfortable and sophisticated Le Lyrial. Enjoy its stunning blue palette inspired by the Vega star, all-balcony staterooms and suites, and the finest expedition …
  • $13,495 - $45,995 USD
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Argentina, Patagonia
Le Lyrial masthead
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.

Sailing under the …
  • $4,480 - $34,540 USD
Places:
Antarctica, Africa, South America, Europe, Mediterranean, Italy, Greece, Croatia, Albania, Turkey, …
 Le Ponant
Le Ponant
Experience the privilege of a relaxing cruise aboard Le Ponant, crafted to respect the tradition of famous sailing yachts. Following in the nautical tradition of three-masted sailing ships, Le Ponant will take you on a voyage of discovery. The ship …
  • $4,830 - $19,980 USD
Places:
Caribbean, Africa, North America, Europe, Mediterranean, Portugal, France, Spain, Italy, Malta, …
Le Soleal
Le Soleal
A sleek silhouette, 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 …
  • $4,760 - $55,960 USD
Places:
Asia, Arctic, Antarctica, North America, South America, Europe, South Pacific, Alaska, Mediterranean, Iceland, …
The Liberty Clipper
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 …
  • $1,299 - $1,799 USD
Places:
Caribbean, North America, United States
Exterior image of the Lord of the Glens.
Lord of the Glens
Until recently, size-limiting locks prevented travelers from seeing the Highlands from the remarkable vantage point of the inland waterway that links Scotland's most famous lochs. Now, with the style of a classic luxury yacht, the 54-guest Lord of the …
  • $7,350 - $12,580 USD
Places:
Europe, Scotland, United Kingdom
$111 OFF
The M/S Splendid
M/S Splendid
The small cruise ship M/S Splendid was built in a Split, Croatia shipyard for summer 2014 according to new EU standards. With its perfect size, maneuvering abilities, and 19 elegant cabins, the M/S Splendid will satisfy your refined expectations for a …
  • $1,025 - $1,500 USD
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, Croatia
The M/S Stockholm
M/S Stockholm
The M/S Stockholm is a classic vessel which was built in 1953 for the Swedish National Maritime Administration. She was refurbished in 1999 and is now a comfortable ice-strengthened expedition vessel. Each of M/S Stockholm's cabins are outside twins …
  • $8,990 - $11,490 USD
Places:
Arctic, North America, South America, Europe, Iceland, Norway, Scotland, United Kingdom, Canada
The Luxurious M/V Anakonda sails the Amazon
M/V Anakonda
The M/V Anakonda is the only luxury cruise liner in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Guests are delighted with its beautiful interior and intimate explorations of the region. The ship features 18 suites, each totaling between 215-258 square feet. Suites are …
  • $2,085 - $7,615 USD
Places:
South America, Ecuador, Amazon
Callisto ship
M/Y Callisto
The M/Y Callisto is true to her name: elegant, classic, and distinctively charming, offering a warm ambience reflecting the finest traditions of seafaring. She was fully refit / rebuilt in 2000 and renovated in 2005 and between March-July …
  • $2,790 - $5,490 USD
Places:
Europe, Central America & Mexico, Mediterranean, Greece, Turkey, Panama, Costa Rica
The Manatee cruises the Amazon river
Manatee
The Manatee Amazon Explorer is an intimate way to explore the great Amazon--it holds just 30 passengers, and is a stunning example of jungle luxury. The Manatee's expedition leaders are always on hand to answer questions and offer information …
  • $985 - $3,335 USD
Places:
South America, Ecuador, Amazon
$800 OFF
The Mandalay
Mandalay
With Sail Windjammer, there is never a dull moment. You are not merely a passenger but part of a small group of fun-loving people. Throughout your Caribbean journey, sail safe and steady on the S/V Mandalay to unspoiled beaches, hidden inlets and …
  • $1,599 - $3,400 USD
Places:
Caribbean
Sailing the Mergui Archipelago
Meta IV
Meta IV is a classic wooden two-master and was constructed in 1998 as a private luxury yacht. Meta IV measures 85 feet in length or 25 meters. The Meta IV offers ample common areas and spacious cabins compared to most sailing vessels. With all …
Places:
Asia, Myanmar (Burma)
The Amabella
MS Amabella
Perhaps the most distinctive feature aboard the MS Amabella is the revolutionary “Twin Balcony” stateroom concept found on the majority of staterooms. The Twin Balconies consist of French Balconies, for unimpeded views and fresh air, plus a separate …
Places:
Europe, Austria, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Belgium
40% OFF
The Amacerto
MS Amacerto
Inspired by classic ocean yachts, the Amacerto will provide the most distinctive river cruise experience. A magnificent glass elevator is one of the unique design elements found onboard, as well as exclusive “Twin Balconies”. The …
  • $2,499 - $8,018 USD
Places:
Europe, Mediterranean, France, Croatia, Serbia, Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, Austria, Slovakia, …