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Surfacing Humback Whales
$25,700
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Ross Sea Antarctic Odyssey

32 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Sail along the Ross Ice Shelf
  • Visit the U.S. McMurdo Station
  • See vast Adélie penguin colonies
  • Follow the routes of past explorers
Beginning in Ushuaia, Argentina embark on this epic 32-day expedition cruise of Antarctica aboard the Ortelius. Cruise across the Drake Passage, along the Antarctic Peninsula, into the Ross sea, and north through the Southern Ocean stopping to explore islands along the way.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Helicopter Tour, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, New Zealand, Ross Sea, South Pacific, Antarctic Polar Circle, Campbell Island, Drake Passage, Invercargill, Peter I Island, Port of Ushuaia
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Take a zodiac tour around glaciers.
$9,195
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Classic Northwest Passage

13 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Ioffe
  • Sight polar bears in Conningham Bay
  • Discover the culture of Pond Inlet
  • Navigate through massive iceburgs
  • Hear stories of Franklin's voyage
This 13-day voyage explores the remote Northwest Passage and stunning fjords of the Baffin Island coastline before crossing to Greenland and its mindblowing icebergs. Following the paths of the legendary early Arctic explorers, journey through the archipelago of islands and channels of Canada’s high Arctic on your expedition ship, Akademik Ioffe.
Activities: Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Beechey Island, Bellot Strait, Cambridge Bay, Ilulissat, Iqaluit, Iqualirtuuq (Isabella Bay), King William Island, Lancaster Sound, Pond Inlet, Prince of Wales Island, Sisimiut, Sondre Stromfjord
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Kayak Antarctica
$6,995
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Antarctic Peninsula

12 Day Itinerary aboard Hebridean Sky
  • Enjoy Argentinean markets & cuisine
  • Sail the Beagle Channel
  • Explore historic & scientific sites
  • Cross the Drake Passage
Discover the most scenic bays and channels of the Antarctic Peninsula on this unique 12-day polar cruise. Visit historical sites and enjoy the biggest variety of wildlife such as albatrosses, penguins, and whales.
Activities: Adventure Options, Camping, Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Drake Passage, Port of Ushuaia
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Women wearing traditional dress of the South Pacific.
$5,895
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Cook Islands & Society Islands

12 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Snorkel in Bora Bora
  • Spend a relaxing day on Motu Mahaha
  • Visit the famous Aitutaki lagoons
  • Experience the Cook Islands
This cruise showcases the region’s incredible diversity of scenery, from Aitutaki’s low-lying islands to the jagged peaks and deep valleys of fertile Rarotonga, which was simply called “Paradise” by the first European explorers. Continue to the Society Islands to delight in the South Pacific’s crown jewels—Bora Bora, Taha’a, Huahine, and Moorea.
Activities: Adventure Options, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Places: South Pacific, Aitutaki, Bora Bora, Huahine, Moorea, Papeete, Rarotonga, Taha'a
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A castle overlooks the green countryside
$3,799
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Melodies of the Danube

11 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasonata
  • Tour Buda Castle in Budapest
  • Experience wine and music in Vienna
  • Take a guided bike tour in Passau
  • Spend 4 days exploring Munich
Join the MS Amasonata on a fascinating 8-day cruise from Budapest to Vilshofen. Conclude your Danube River adventure with a 3-night stay in Munich.
Activities: Biking, River Cruise, Wine Tasting
Places: Bratislava, Budapest, Linz, Munich, Passau, Regensburg, Vienna, Vilshofen
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$5,995
Save $1000
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Antarctic Small Ship Expedition

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova Air Cruises
  • Sail along ice-filled fjords
  • Cross the infamous Drake Passage
  • Explore the Antarctic landscape
  • Search for penguins, seals & whales
Leaving from Ushuaia, Argentina, this 10-day small ship expedition cruise takes you through the Beagle Channel and across the mythical waters of the Drake Passage. Explore one of the most spectacular places on earth, the coldest, highest, windiest, driest, and most remote continent - Antarctica.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Chile, Patagonia, South America, Drake Passage, Port of Ushuaia, Puerto Williams, South Shetland Islands
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A large waterfall cascades from the Alaskan mountainside
$4,500
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Exploration Cruise

9 Day Itinerary aboard Island Spirit
  • Visit Juneau, Hoonah & Haines
  • Cruise the famous Glacier Bay
  • Enjoy sulphur tubs & waterfalls
  • Learn about Alaskan culture
Journey to Alaska's Inside Passage and encounter abundant wildlife and dazzling glaciers from your small ship, the Island Spirit. Spend 9-days exploring Glacier Bay National Park, Skagway, Chatham Strait, and more as you experience The Last Frontier.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Alaska, North America, United States, Glacier Bay National Park, Haines, Hoonah, Juneau, Sitka, Skagway
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Traditional architecture in Greece.
$2,950
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Classical Greece

8 Day Itinerary aboard Harmony V
  • Explore the beautiful Cyclades Isla
  • Discover the palace of King Minoas
  • Tour the old quarter of Nafplion
  • Experience archaeological sites
Discover Greece at its best on this 8-day cruise on the Harmony V. Enjoy a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery. Each day discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters, a glimpse of ancient history, and rich cultural diversity.
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Places: Eastern Europe, Europe, Greece, Mediterranean, Athens, Delos, Hydra, Kythira, Monemvasia, Mykonos, Nafplion, Rethymnon, Santorini
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Point Wilston Lighthouse, Port Townsend
$1,895
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Explore Olympic Wilderness & San Juan Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Discoverer
  • Hike in Olympic National Park
  • Kayak, paddle board, & birdwatch
  • Watch for orcas in Lopez Islands
  • Discover the Washington Marine Park
Begin your journey in one of the quietest reaches of Puget Sound—Hood Canal, a glacial fjord separating the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas. Prepare yourself for hiking in rainforests and up mountains, paddling in Puget Sound waterways & the San Juan Islands, and searching for birds and orcas on this 8-day cruise.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Deception Pass, Seattle, South Hood Canal
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Sea lion encounter while snorkeling
$4,100
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Western Islands Cruise

Cruise on Eric or Letty - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Eric & Letty
  • Hike Prince Philip's Steps
  • Encounter giant tortoises
  • Hike to a salt water lagoon
  • Learn about local conservation
Spend 8 days cruising around the Galapagos Islands and experiencing the unique flora and fauna of each island. Enjoy opportunties to search for wildlife, snorkel, kayak, hike, and more. Board the Eric & Letty for an unforgettable Galapagos trip!
Activities: Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Ecuador, Galapagos, South America, Bachas Beach, Black Turtle Cove, Cerro Colorado, Charles Darwin Center, Dragon Hill, Elizabeth Bay, Espinosa Point, Genovesa, Highlands, Puerto Egas, Rabida, San Cristobal Airport, Tagus Cove, Urbina Bay
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Umbrellas on a beach in Montenegro.
$2,350
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Adriatic Odyssey (Dubrovnik)

8 Day Itinerary aboard Panorama
  • Swim in the waters of Korcula
  • Explore Kotor at your leisure
  • Sail along the island of Paxos
  • Cruise through the Adriatic Sea
Discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you, and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you each day as you cruise on board the Panorama. Experience the natural and historical treasures of the Ionian, Croatia, Albania, and Montenegro as you sail the Adriatic Sea.
Activities: Sailing Schooner, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit
Places: Bar, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Korcula, Kotor, Paxi Island, Sarande
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Penguins rushing up the rocky shore.
$4,300
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Forgotten Islands of the South Pacific

8 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Enderby
  • Discover remote New Zealand
  • Hike through windswept rata forests
  • Visit abandoned WWII huts
  • Explore amazing wildlife reserves
  • Witness flowering megaherbs
The islands lying just south of New Zealand are among the most remarkable wildlife reserves in the South Pacific. The Snares, Auckland Islands, and Campbell Island are all UNESCO World Heritage sites with pristine ecosystems. Discover the landscapes and wildlife of these remote islands on this 8-day cruise aboard the Spirit of Enderby.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Kayaking, Wildlife Viewing
Places: New Zealand, South Pacific, Campbell Island, Carnley Harbor, Enderby Island, Invercargill, The Snares
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Grenada at night - Mandalay
$1,599
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Sailing the Grenadines

7 Day Itinerary aboard Mandalay
  • Snorkel in crystal-clear waters
  • Enjoy Bloody Marys at sunrise
  • Partake in nightly activities
  • Rise early & search for marine life
Board the Mandalay and experience the Caribbean few others will ever see or even dream of. Partake in raising the sails, take a turn at the helm, or just enjoy the winds of the Caribbean sea filling the sails with new friends aboard as you sail the turquoise waters of the Grenadines.
Activities: Sailing Schooner, Snorkeling
Places: Carriacou, Grenada, Mayreau, Sandy Island, Tobago Cays, Union Island
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An early morning view of Alesund, Norway
$1,485
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Classic Voyage North

7 Day Itinerary aboard MS Lofoten
  • Cruise through Geirangerfjord
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • Explore small fishing villages
  • Meet a local Sami family
Sail the coast of Norway and navigate stunning fjords, visit local villages, and cross the Arctic Circle on this 7-day expedition cruise. Begin your adventure in Bergen and sail north until you reach the northernmost tip of the European continent.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Arctic, Asia, Canada, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, North America, Norway, Scandinavia, Western Europe, Alesund, Bergen, Honningsvag, Kirkenes, Lofoten Islands, Tromso, Trondheim
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Albatrosses squack at the sky.
$22,300
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In the Wake of Scott & Shackleton

30 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Shokalskiy
  • Visit the Ross Sea region
  • Experience nature on a grand scale
  • View relics of early exploration
  • Observe penguins, seals, and whales
Embark the Akademik Shokalskiy for an unforgettable 30-day Antarctica expedition cruise. Discover one of the most fascinating and remote places on the planet. Guided by expert naturalists and skilled navigators, explore the frozen landscapes and observe the wildlife that calls Antarctica home.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Antarctica, New Zealand, Ross Sea, South Pacific, Auckland Islands, Campbell Island, Christchurch, Invercargill, Macquarie Island, Port of Bluff, The Snares
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$12,150
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Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula

20 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Get a taste of Falklands history
  • See four S.Georgia penguin species
  • Discover the South Orkney Islands
  • Set foot on the Antarctic continent
This Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and Antarctic Peninsula cruise is an animal-lover’s dream come true. This 20-day expedition explores one of the last untamed areas on Earth – a land of ruggedly beautiful landscapes and amazingly varied wildlife.
Activities: Expedition Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Falkland Islands, South America, South Georgia, Deception Island Antarctica, Drake Passage, Half Moon Island, Paradise Bay Antarctica, Paulet Island, Port of Ushuaia, South Orkney Islands, Stanley, Weddell Sea
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A beautiful ocean view.
$10,500
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Birding Down Under

19 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Enderby
  • Visit the best islands for birding
  • See the Albatross Latitudes
  • Marvel at diverse seabird colonies
  • Learn about the islands' ecologies
Embark the Spirit of Enderby for a 19-day birding extravaganza. Visit isolated islands that host some of the most diverse and unique bird species in the world. To get a closer look at these islands and their wildlife, enjoy excursions in Zodiac dinghies and explore further with shore landings.
Activities: Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Antarctica, New Zealand, South Pacific, Antipodes Island, Campbell Island, Carnley Harbor, Dunedin, Enderby Island, Invercargill, Macquarie Island, Rangatira (South East Island), The Bounty Islands, The Snares, Waitangi
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Dwellings carved out of stone
$10,080
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Circumnavigation of the Black Sea

14 Day Itinerary aboard Island Sky
  • Visit the Rustem Pasha Mosque
  • Enjoy Georgian dance performances
  • Explore the grand city of Odessa
  • Cruise Danube River Delta canals
  • Tour World Heritage Site Safranbolu
Centuries of history and architecture come to life as you discover the countries surrounding the Black Sea on this 14-day expedition aboard the Island Sky. Turkey, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine, Romania and Bulgaria and their busy bazaars, archaeological treasures, and stunning landscapes await you.
Activities: Archaeological Sites, Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Places: Bulgaria, Eastern Europe, Europe, Mediterranean, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Bartin, Batumi, Constanta, Danube River Delta, Istanbul, Odessa, Sinop, Sochi, Trabzon, Varna
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