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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.
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Sail along the Rhine aboard the MS Amakristina
$2,999
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MS Amakristina

The Amakristina is the sister ship to the Amaviola and Amastella, and features the most advanced design of any river cruise vessel currently in operation. Built in 2017, this spacious ship provides you a once-in-a-lifetime experience along the waterways of Europe.
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$1,130
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Le Champlain

Experience a luxurious setting where the accent is on authenticity and passion for travel aboard this glamorous limited-capacity yacht with environmentally-friendly equipment. Le Champlain features elegantly designed cabins, spacious suites with windows, and lounge areas opening on to the outside, offering a unique cruising experience.
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The Paul Gauguin
$4,645
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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, …
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MS Amadouro
$3,299
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MS Amadouro

Discover the rich history of Portugal and Spain as you journey through the Douro River Valley aboard the deluxe MS Amadouro, the newest ship cruising the Douro River.
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Le Lyrial masthead
$3,410
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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.
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La Bella Vita
$4,050
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La Bella Vita

Visit the magical places in Italy onboard La Bella Vita, a cruise ship that can accommodate 20 passengers. With a classic modern Italian interior, and 10 elegant staterooms passengers will experience the perfect atmosphere for relaxation. Enjoy an adventure to remember while cruising through the Venetian Lagoon, River Po and Canal Bianco between Venice and the lakeside Renaissance city of Mantua.
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Experience a sailing adventure aboard the Liberty Clipper
$1,399
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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 guests, and a beautifully adorned grand salon.
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Exterior image of the 50 Years of Victory.
$30,995
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50 Years of Victory

The "50 Years of Victory" is the largest, most sophisticated, and powerful icebreaker ever constructed for Arctic cruising. Twenty years in the making, 50 Years of Victory is the first Arktika-class icebreaker to have a spoon-shaped bow.
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$2,950
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Ortelius

The ice-strengthened vessel “Ortelius” is an excellent ship for Polar expedition cruises in the Arctic and Antarctica, providing us with possibilities to adventure remote locations such as the Ross Sea in the Antarctic and Franz Josef Land in the Arctic.
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The Panorama
$1,990
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Panorama II

The Panorama II is a 2-masted sail cruiser which can accommodate up to 49 passengers in 25 cabins. This state-of-the-art sail cruiser offers luxurious accommodations including onboard areas including an ample sun deck, dining room, and a swimming platform perfect for snorkeling, kayaking, & windsurfing.
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Ocean Nova
$4,795
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Ocean Nova Air Cruises

The Ocean Nova (previously called Sarpik Ittuk) was built in 1992 at the Ørskov Shipyard in Frederikshavn, Denmark, to navigate the ice-choked waters off Western Greenland. The ship was upgraded in 2000 and significantly refurbished once again in 2006.
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The Safari Quest
$4,395
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Safari Quest

The Safari Quest provides guests with intimate adventure experiences, comfortable staterooms and public spaces with ample room to get away from it all. Carrying 22 passengers, enjoy small ship luxury cruising at its finest.
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La Belle de L'Adriatique
$2,287
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MV La Belle de L'Adriatique

The MV La Belle de L'Adriatique is a beautiful ship which cruises along the Croatian Islands, Montenegro, Cyprus, and Greek Islands. Built in 2007 and accommodating 198 passengers in just 99 cabins, she is a comfortable vessel upon which to enjoy your vacation.
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Harmony G
$1,790
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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. She 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 and comfortable cruising.
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The Safari Explorer
$5,195
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Safari Explorer

Exquisitely appointed, the Safari Explorer carries 36 passengers on small ship cruising of Hawaii with luxury. She features an intimate wine library, spa area with complimentary massage, and luxurious staterooms.
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MS Modigliani sailing on the Rhine River
$1,570
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MS Modigliani

The MS Modigliani is a 4 anchors class ship, designed with 78 cabins for a maximun of 160 passengers. The ship is small enough to moor at a town or city port, but large enough to provide every amenity. Additionally the ship's staff will ensure that your voyage is comfortable and pleasurable.
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Hebridean Sky Ship
$7,995
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Hebridean Sky

The Hebridean Sky, formerly known as the Sea Explorer, emerged from dry dock in June 2016 after undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation and has been transformed into one of the finest small luxury cruise ships in the world.
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The Zambezi Queen
$9,499
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Zambezi Queen

With a design specific for safari river cruising on the Chobe River, the 28-passenger Zambezi Queen offers a sophisticated onboard experience designed to maximize animal sightings.
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