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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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African Dream
$7,100
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African Dream

Explore the deepest treasures on the African continent aboard the African Dream, a luxurious and comfortable ship designed to provide an intimate look at `the nature. Built in 2017, the African Dream has a capacity for 16 passengers and allows you to experience the sounds of nature and the animals just a few yards away.
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The ice-strengthened Ocean Nova crusies among Arctic icebergs
$5,395
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Ocean Nova (QU)

The Ocean Nova (previously called Sarpik Ittuk) was built in 1992 at the Ørskov Shipyard in Frederikshavn, Denmark. The ship was upgraded in 2000 and significantly refurbished once again in 2006 for Arctic cruises.
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Jahan
$11,190
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Jahan

The elegant Jahan is one of the first modern boutique-style riverboats to sail the Mekong. The ship is reminiscent of colonial cruise liners and features 26 luxurious cabins with floor to ceiling windows, gourmet dining, and special on-board amenities.
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Zimbabwean Dream
$10,201
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Zimbabwean Dream

Introducing the Zimbabwean Dream, a ship that sails along Lake Kariba. Newly built in 2018 and specially outfitted for the exploration of Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. Get an up-close and personal experience with nature at the ends of the world on board the Zimbabwean Dream as it sails along the most beautiful bends of the region for fantastic views of the surrounding wonderland.
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$15,995
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Le Lyrial (AK)

Experience sophisticated design, innovative sailing technology, all-balcony staterooms and suites, and the finest expedition staff from aboard the comfortable and sophisticated 199-passenger Le Lyrial.
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Coral Discoverer
$1,800
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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.
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Exterior image of the 50 Years of Victory.
$29,995
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50 Years of Victory (PO)

The 50 Years of Victory is the largest and most modern nuclear-powered icebreaker vessel in the world. Get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to travel aboard this real working icebreaker to the geographic North Pole.
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RCGS Resolute Exterior
$4,195
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RCGS Resolute

With an unsurpassed ice classification, a proven track record for stability and safety, large indoor and outdoor viewing platforms, and exceptional maneuverability, RCGS Resolute is ideally equipped to guide up to 146 guests through the world's most pristine Arctic and Antarctic regions.
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$2,920
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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.
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Spirit of Enderby
$4,600
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Spirit of Enderby

Fully ice-strengthened for expedition travel, the Spirit of Enderby carries just 50 guests in comfortable accommodations. Knowledgeable guides experienced in field research join passengers onboard for polar excursions in both the Arctic and Antarctic regions. While not luxurious, the ship has a bar & dining room and offers expedition equipment.
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Exterior image of the MS Vivaldi.
$1,000
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MS Vivaldi

The MS Vivaldi sails on the Danube and Rhine rivers, and was built in 2009. She features three floors, an upper sun deck, and 88 guest cabins. The ship's dedicated staff is friendly, helpful, and eager to make your trip exceptional in every way. Her cabins are modern and all are equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, and safe.
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The MS Lofoten
$1,356
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MS Lofoten

The MS Lofoten was built in 1964 has has remained a beloved favorite ever since. Her experienced crew and comfortable accommodations make her an ideal candidate while choosing a small ship in which to sail the Arctic.
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$6,270
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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.
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$7,466
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MS Spitsbergen

The refurbished, 335-passenger MS Spitsbergen is named after the island of Spitsbergen in the Svalbard archipelago, the Arctic crown of Norway.
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Sea Spirit (PO)
$4,795
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Sea Spirit

Explore polar regions in style and comfort aboard the all-suite Sea Spirit. Providing spacious accommodations for a maximum of 114 passengers, the Sea Spirit also provides the maneuverability and friendly atmosphere of a small ship.
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Ombak Putih
$3,210
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Ombak Putih

Ombak Putih was made in 1995 by Buginese ship builders at Kalimantan. This unique heritage vessel was subject of a major interior transformation in early 2015, keeping its authentic charm but turning it into a fully equipped traditional Indonesian schooner with a capacity of 24 guests, divided into 12 luxurious cabins.
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$5,030
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National Geographic Explorer

The National Geographic Explorer is a state-of-the-art luxury expedition ship accommodating 148 guests in 81 outside cabins. It is fully stabilized, for cruising polar passages while providing comfort.
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Serenissima
$9,980
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Serenissima

Serenissima carries a fleet of Zodiacs on which you will be able to make memories for years to come! This fully equipped 95-passenger will take you across some of the most romantic and magical destinations in Europe.
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