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Experience the unparalleled beauty of Tasmania with Adventure Life's array of small ship cruises for 2024. Join us on a cruise journey through the Coastal Wilds of Tasmania, where you can hike to Wineglass Bay, explore Maria Island's history, visit Port Arthur, and admire the Tasman Peninsula. Encounter unique wildlife in their natural habitat as you sail through this pristine World Heritage wilderness teeming with native species. Alternatively, embark on a Circumnavigation of Tasmania, discovering iconic wildlife, kayaking, and hiking along the coast. For a more adventurous expedition, set sail on a journey to the Galapagos of the Southern Ocean, exploring New Zealand and Australia's Subantarctic Islands. Delve into the rich biodiversity of the region, appreciating the vast array of endemic birds and marine life. Whether you choose to hike the magnificent coastline or visit local villages, each moment offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the wonders of Tasmania. With activities like wildlife viewing and wine tasting, these tours are perfect for all travelers seeking a relaxed adventure. Don't miss the chance to explore Tasmania's rugged beauty and diverse wildlife - contact one of Adventure Life's specialists to plan your seamless trip.
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Wineglass Bay in Tasmania
$5,420
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Coastal Wilds of Tasmania

11 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Hike to Wineglass Bay
  • Learn about Maria Island’s history
  • Visit Port Arthur
  • Admire the Tasman Peninsula
  • Observe unique wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Hobart / Hobart
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Australia’s island state poised at the edge of the world where the Southern, Indian and Pacific Oceans collide. Tasmania’s pristine World Heritage wilderness and national parks teem with native wildlife, where rugged mountain ranges meet the sea with soaring coastal cliffs and …
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$10,725
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Galapagos of the Southern Ocean: New Zealand and Australia's Subantarctic Islands

Hobart - Queenstown - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Explore Macquarie Island
  • Venture on Zodiac excursions
  • View a vast array of endemic birds
  • Appreciate the rich biodiversity
  • Discover Campbell Island
Starts / Ends:
Hobart / Queenstown
Activities:
Adventure Options, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on this 13-day cruise aboard the Heritage Adventurer and discover breathtaking destinations with a team of highly knowledgeable and passionate experts. This expedition is an exceptional opportunity to explore the Southern Ocean ecosystem, which is both educational and inspiring. The …
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Colorful boats in Hobart Harbor, Tasmania
$9,665
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Circumnavigation of Tasmania

17 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Cruise Tamar River to Launceston
  • Encounter iconic wildlife
  • Kayak and hike Tasmania’s coast
  • See the coast of Tasmania
Starts / Ends:
Hobart / Hobart
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Variable
Join Coral Discoverer on a full circumnavigation voyage around Tasmania, showcasing the best of the remote parks, islands, and harbors of this pristine island at the edge of the world. This 16-night voyage includes multiple stops at some of the most beautiful spots along Tasmania’s coastline. …
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Emperor penguins in Antarctica
$30,595
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Mawson’s Antarctica

Australia - New Zealand - 24 Day Itinerary aboard Douglas Mawson
  • Cruise through Antarctica
  • Witness Adélie and emperor penguins
  • Explore Commonwealth Bay
  • Encounter New Zealand wildlife
Starts / Ends:
Hobart / Dunedin
Activities:
Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join a 24-day adventure to explore the remote East Antarctica, tracing Sir Douglas Mawson's historic Australasian Antarctic Expedition. Cruise the pack ice, see towering ice cliffs and icebergs, and watch Adélie and emperor penguins along the icy shores. Explore Mawson's primary base …
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Adelie penguins
$67,390
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Mawson’s Antarctica: Along the East Coast

25 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse II
  • Explore Queenstown
  • Discover Milford Sound
  • Witness Balleny Islands
  • Explore the Terra Nova Hut
Starts / Ends:
Queenstown / Hobart
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 25-day cruise from Queenstown to Hobart aboard the Scenic Eclipse II. Explore the captivating realm of Antarctica, where penguins gather in the thousands amidst a landscape of glaciers and icebergs. Follow in the footsteps of explorer Sir Douglas Mawson along the East Coast, navigating …
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Adelie penguins
$45,960
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Unexplored East Antarctica & French Southern Lands

Hobart, Tasmania - Cape Town - 29 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Trace footsteps of explorers
  • Set sail from Hobart
  • Navigate through coastal ice floes
  • wildlife of the Southern Ocean
  • eastern side of Antarctica
Starts / Ends:
Hobart / Cape Town
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Spa Relaxation, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 29-day half-circumnavigation of Antarctica aboard Le Commandant Charcot, from Tasmania to the southern tip of Africa, crossing the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.Encounter icebergs and glaciers in Antarctic lands, following the paths of renowned explorers like Jules Dumont d’Urville …
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Beautiful port of Ushuaia, Argentina
$49,580
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Unexplored Antarctica between Two Continents

Ushuaia - Tasmania - 30 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Experience half-circumnavigation
  • Explore inaccessible Antarctica
  • Encounter wildlife
  • Discover more of Antarctica
  • Trace footsteps of explorers
Starts / Ends:
Santiago / Hobart
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Spa Relaxation, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 30-day Antarctic adventure aboard Le Commandant Charcot, tracing the footsteps of legendary explorers like Charcot, Bellingshausen, and Amundsen. Start from the southern reaches of the American continent to Australia, offering encounters with landscapes and abundant wildlife. Experience …
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Colorful boats in Hobart Harbor, Tasmania
$5,420
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Coastal Treks of Tasmania

11 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Visit Grandvewe Cheeses
  • Hike to the Wineglass Bay Lookout
  • Tour Port Arthur Historic Site
  • Hike magnificent coastline
Starts / Ends:
Hobart / Hobart
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
The imposing cliffs, sandy beaches and sapphire waters of the rugged coast of Tasmania offer an experience of spectacular beauty. These special departures combine an expedition voyage with coastal treks on some of Tasmania’s best walking tracks – a uniquely Australian back-to-nature …
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