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The South Pacific is defined by vast expanses of open ocean dotted with idyllic island oases. That's why the best way to experience this region is on a cruise. Many of the boats we have included here operate exclusively in the South Pacific, guaranteeing a captain & crew that will expertly navigate through the deep ocean, such as the Oceanic Discoverer, the Coral fleet, and the Caledonian Sky. Aboard the Aranui & Aranui 5, you'll have a unique cruise, as half of this hybrid boat is dedicated to a comfortable Polynesian cruise & the other half functions as a cargo vessel. The other boats, like Le Soleal & the Nat Geo Orion, vary their itineraries, so availability changes throughout the year. Between catamarans, expedition ships, luxury oceanliners, & sailing boats, we offer tours to satisfy all maritime interests.
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 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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Aranui 5 Ship 2017
$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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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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Exterior image of the Oceanic Discoverer.
$6,205
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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, Bali, Indonesia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, South Pacific
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$3,485
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Coral Expeditions I

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 décor.
Places: Australia, South Pacific
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Explore the underwater world on your small ship cruise
$1,245
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Coral Expeditions 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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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 Soleal
$4,060
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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 National Geographic Orion at sunset
$7,990
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National Geographic Orion

The creation of the National Geographic Orion in 2003 heralds a new breed of expedition ship: a state-of-the-art vessel which combines the latest advances in ship design and communication technology with all the style and comfort of a luxury cruise ship.
Places: Africa, Antarctica, Antarctica Peninsula, Argentina, Asia, Australia, Bali, Baltic Sea, Borneo, Chile, Denmark, Easter Island, Europe, Falkland Islands, Fiji, France, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mediterranean, Mozambique, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Patagonia, Portugal, Russia, Scandinavia, Seychelles Islands, Singapore, South Africa, South America, South Georgia, South Pacific, Spain, Sweden, Tanzania, United Kingdom, Wales
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Oceanic Discoverer (LI)

Luxury ship, Oceanic Discoverer was designed for cruising in the South Pacific. Carrying 68 passengers over 35 cabins, the shallow draft, a glass bottomed boat and the small Explorer boat will take you to remote and exciting locations!
Places: Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, South Pacific
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Oceanic Discoverer (ZE)
$13,580
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Oceanic Discoverer (ZE)

The 65-passenger Oceanic Discoverer was introduced to the world of sailing vessels in 2005. Her sleek, small size makes her ideal for regional exploration and navigating through channels and fjords.
Places: New Zealand, South Pacific
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$2,130
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Ortelius

The ice-strengthened vessel “Ortelius” is an excellent vessel for Polar expedition cruises in the Arctic and Antarctica, providing us with possibilities to adventure remote locations such as the Ross Sea and Franz Josef Land.
Places: Africa, Antarctica, Antarctica Peninsula, Arctic, Argentina, Canada, Europe, Falkland Islands, Greenland, Iceland, New Zealand, North America, Norway, Patagonia, Ross Sea, Scandinavia, Scotland, South America, South Georgia, South Pacific, Svalbard, United Kingdom, Uruguay
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Exterior of the Paul Gauguin.
$3,995
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Paul Gauguin

The Paul Gauguin was designed specifically to sail the shallow seas of Tahiti and French Polynesia, visiting small ports that larger ships can’t reach and effortlessly blending into the stunning natural beauty of the South Seas.

She offers an extension of the informal, relaxing environment of the islands, coupled with five-star service, …
Places: Asia, Australia, Bali, Fiji, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, South Pacific
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The Safari Explorer
$3,795
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Safari Explorer

Exquisitely appointed, the Safari Explorer carries 40 passengers on small ship cruising of Alaska with luxury. She features an intimate wine library, spa area with complimentary massage, and luxurious staterooms.
Places: Alaska, Canada, Hawaii, North America, Pacific Northwest, South Pacific, United States
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The SeaDream II
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SeaDream II

SeaDream II is a luxury mega-yacht which was designed as a prototype for the ultra-luxury yachting experience.
Places: Africa, Albania, Asia, Australia, Bali, Caribbean, Croatia, Eastern Europe, Egypt, Europe, France, Greece, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Mediterranean, Montenegro, Myanmar (Burma), Portugal, South Pacific, Spain, Turkey, Western Europe
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The Silver Discoverer
$8,450
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Silver Discoverer

The Silver Discover is Silversea's third expedition ship and is expertly engineered to explore the most isolated archipelagos of the Pacific. Newly refurbished, the ship is an oasis of comfort and helps guests maximize their experience.
Places: Africa, Alaska, Antarctica, Arctic, Asia, Australia, Bali, Canada, Eastern Europe, Europe, Greenland, Iceland, Indonesia, Mozambique, New Zealand, North America, Norway, Russia, Russian Far East, Scandinavia, Seychelles Islands, South Pacific, Tanzania, Thailand, United States, Western Europe
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The Silver Explorer
$4,350
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Silver Explorer

Embark on a luxurious expedition to the best far-flung destinations in the world aboard Silver Explorer, a purpose-built expedition ship unlike any other, designed to cruise both of earth's polar waters.
Places: Africa, Antarctica, Antarctica Peninsula, Arctic, Argentina, Asia, Atlantic Coast, Baffin Island, Canada, Caribbean, Central America & Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, Douro River, Easter Island, Ecuador, Europe, Falkland Islands, Fiji, France, Gambia, Greenland, Iceland, Ireland, Mediterranean, Namibia, North America, Northwest Passage, Norway, Norway Fjords, Panama, Patagonia, Peru, Portugal, Russia, Scandinavia, Scotland, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, South America, South Georgia, South Pacific, Spain, Svalbard, United Kingdom, Wales
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Spirit of Enderby
$4,300
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Spirit of Enderby

Fully ice-strengthened for Expedition Travel, the Spirit of Enderby carries just 48 guests in comfortable accommodations. Experienced naturalists and guides who have devoted a lifetime to field research join passengers onboard.
Places: Alaska, Antarctica, Arctic, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, Fiji, Greenland, Iceland, New Zealand, North America, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Ross Sea, Russia, Russian Far East, Scandinavia, South Pacific, United States
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The Wilderness Explorer
$2,895
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Wilderness Explorer

The newly renovated 76-guest Wilderness Explorer is equipped for action, adventure, and exploration. As with her sister “Wilderness” ships, its interior complements the outside and public and private spaces are loaded with amenities. The ship offers a main lounge that evokes the feel of a National Park Lodge or neighborhood pub, dining …
Places: Alaska, Canada, Hawaii, North America, Pacific Northwest, South Pacific, United States
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