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Penguins rushing up the rocky shore.
$4,600
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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
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
You won't find them mentioned in a travel brochure, you won't find them in most guidebooks, you probably don't know anyone that has ever been there, and they don't even appear on some maps of the South Pacific - these are the 'forgotten islands'. Despite their low profile, …
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A beautiful ocean view.
$11,250
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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 ecology & history of the area
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Listen to the names: Snares, Bounty, Antipodes, Auckland, Campbell, Macquarie and Chatham Islands. They are music to the ears of ‘Birders'. Apart from the Chathams, these islands are probably more isolated now than when they were discovered in the late 1700s and early 1800s and were …
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Sea lion nestled in the seaweed.
$7,000
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Galapagos of the Southern Ocean: Subantarctic Islands

13 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Enderby
  • Explore Macquarie Island
  • Venture on Zodiac excursions
  • View a vast array of endemic birds
  • Appreciate the rich biodiversity
  • Enjoy additional discovery by kayak
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This is without doubt one of the most inspirational and informative journeys or expeditions into the Southern Ocean ecosystem that one can make anywhere in the world. Long recognized for their rich biodiversity, the Subantarctic Islands lying to the south of New Zealand are UNESCO World Heritage …
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Experience the local culture of New Zealand.
$6,160
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The Best of New Zealand

Auckland to Dunedin - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Le Laperouse
  • Sail through New Zealand’s fjords
  • Explore the Marlborough region
  • Meet the Maori people's culture
  • Discover Te Papa Tongarewa museum
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover sublime New Zealand landscapes with exceptional diversity. FromTauranga, explore many treasures: volcanoes, hot springs, geysers, rivers and gorges, and lakes that range in color from deep blue to orange-tinged. Then sail toWellington, the capital of New Zealand. Thisancient site of the …
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Explore New Zealand's stunning Milford Sound
$6,930
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New Zealand Expedition

11 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Learn more about Maori and Aotearoa
  • Explore the Art Deco in Napier
  • Take the Zodiacs to White Island
  • Explore the World Heritage Sites
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Explorer for an exciting 11-day journey around New Zealand, seeing natural marvels such as geysers, hot springs, volcanoes, fjords and mountains. During semi-circumnavigation, you will meet Maori and see the traditional and modern face of Aotearoa/New Zealand. Native wildlife and …
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Explore the stunning Milford Sound
$7,735
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New Zealand: Auckland-Milford Sound

13 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Experience Maori culture
  • Explore the Marlborough Sounds
  • Discover the wild Stewart Island
  • Cruise at Doubtful Sound
Starts/ Ends in:
Auckland / Milford Sound
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the Coral Discoverer on a once-in-a-lifetime New Zealand adventure to discover the dramatic scenery, fascinating Maori culture and iconic wildlife of the "Land of the Long White Cloud." For 12 unforgettable nights this small ship cruise from Auckland, the "City of Sails," …
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New Zealand's remotest island.
$5,995
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Beyond Fiordland - New Zealand's Wildest Islands

11 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Enderby
  • Explore Campbell Island
  • Visit Carnley Harbour
  • Zodiac cruise along Adams Island
  • Admire Stewart Island's beauty
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
TheSpirit of Enderby offers a uniqueexpedition to the special region of the New Zealand wilderness. Visit the remote ice-carved mountains, verdant forests and winding fiords of Fiordland, this incredible region will inspire your dream for responsible travel. Travel the calm waters of Fiordland and …
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A quiet morning near Dunedin
$7,060
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The Best of New Zealand

10 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Sail through New Zealand’s fjords
  • Discover Dunedin's history
  • Learn about Maori people's culture
  • Visit the Te Papa Tongarewa museum
Starts/ Ends in:
Auckland / Dunedin
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover sublime New Zealand landscapes with an exceptional diversity. FromTauranga, explore many treasures: volcanoes, hot springs, geysers, rivers and gorges, and lakes that range in color from deep blue to orange-tinged. Then sail toWellington, the capital of New Zealand. Thisancient site of the …
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Sydney harbor view
$1,745
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Open Passage Series: Wellington to Sydney

7 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Explore Wellington
  • Taste delightful cuisines
  • Observe natural beauty
  • Visit Sydney
Starts/ Ends in:
Wellington / Sydney
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From time to time, Coral Expedition ships undertake sea crossings, as they are repositioned for new seasons and destinations. With peaceful, uneventful days at sea, accompanied by our high level of service and fabulous chef-prepared cuisine, a free-steam is a great way to experience an ocean …
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Observe beautiful fur seals
$15,980
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Sub-Antarctic Islands of New Zealand

16 Day Itinerary aboard Caledonian Sky
  • Visit remote sub-Antarctic islands
  • Observe albatross & penguin species
  • Cruise through scenic sounds
  • Visit supremely scenic lands
  • Step ashore on Ulva Island
Starts/ Ends in:
Dunedin / Queenstown
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit the sub-Antarctic islands of Macquarie, Campbell, Auckland, and The Snares on the Caledonian Sky, among a small, exclusive number of operators that hold permits to travel to these far-flung isles.Observe several albatross species—wandering, black-browed, gray-headed, light-mantled …
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Sheep and landscape
$13,950
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Roundtrip Expedition from Dunedin

15 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Visit the bird sanctuary in Ulva
  • Explore the World Heritage Sites
  • See Macquarie Island's wildlife
  • Look for Snares Crested Penguin
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Explorer for an exciting 15-day journey towards the Sub-Antarctic Islands of New Zealand and Australia. By combining the South Island’s Fiordland with the Sub-antarctic Islands, there is the chance to possibly see ten different species of penguins on this voyage –and a …
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A beautiful view of Milford Sound.
$6,235
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New Zealand: Milford Sound to Wellington

11 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Experience beauty of Fiordland Park
  • Kayak and bush-walk in Abel Tasman
  • Visit Stewart Island
  • Explore historic east coast cities
Starts/ Ends in:
Queenstown / Wellington
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
With its stunning coastal landscapes, small seaside townships and an abundance of marine life, New Zealand is uniquely suited to be explored on a small ship expedition. Board the Coral Discovereras we cruise to the less accessible and remote locations the South Island has to offer.Visit the …
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Albatrosses squack at the sky.
$23,000
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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
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Ross Sea region of Antarctica is one of the most remote places on Planet Earth and one of the most fascinating places in the continent's human history. With shipping restricted by impenetrable pack ice to just two brief months each austral summer, few people have ever visited this strange …
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A single penguin on Antarctica.
$23,000
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In the Wake of Scott & Shackleton

30 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Enderby
  • Visit the Ross Sea region
  • Experience nature on a grand scale
  • View relics of early exploration
  • Observe penguins, seals, and whales
  • Enjoy shore landings on islands
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Ross Sea region of Antarctica is one of the most remote places on Planet Earth and one of the most fascinating places in the continent's human history. With shipping restricted by impenetrable pack ice to just two brief months each austral summer, few people have ever visited this strange …
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King penguins, Macquarie Island
$12,440
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The Sub Antarctic Islands Expedition

14 Day Itinerary aboard Le Laperouse
  • Explore the Sub Antarctic Islands
  • Sail New Zealand's fiordlands
  • See up-to 4 species of penguins
  • Discover Macquarie Island
Starts/ Ends in:
Hobart / Dunedin
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Spa & Relaxing, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 14-day journey aboard Le Laperouse exploresthe best preserved and protected environments on the planet where you will experiencescenery and wildlifelike nowhere else on earth.Each of the islands you explore, through guided walks or by sea from the comfort of the zodiacs, will give you the …
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A single penguin on Antarctica.
$17,880
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East Antarctica: In the Wake of Mawson

25 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Shokalskiy
  • Explore remote East Antarctica
  • Experience Mawson's Hut
  • See penguins on Macquarie island
  • Zodiac cruise rugged coastlines
  • Pass the Antarctic Circle
Starts/ Ends in:
Invercargill / Port of Bluff
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the 50-passenger small ship, the Akademik Shokalskiy, to explore the remote shores of East Antarctica on this 25-day itinerary that follows in the footsteps of Sir Douglas Mawson. Many consider Sir Douglas Mawson the grandfather of Antarctic Science. The Australian Antarctic Expedition of …
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Explore the beautiful coastline of northern Australia
$8,800
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Auckland to Bali

19 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Whisper
  • Explore diverse Auckland
  • Admire Sydney's Opera House
  • Discover Brisbane
  • Visit the Great Barrier Reef
Starts/ Ends in:
Auckland / Bali
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover some of the most striking destinations of Australia and New Zealand on this delightful cruise exploring the wonders of the South Pacific. Set sail from Auckland, with her brilliant sunsets and unspoiled landscapes. Vibrant Sydney, with her Harbor Bridge and Opera House, will be a memorable …
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Penguins and passengers
$27,500
Save $4800
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Ross Sea Antarctic Odyssey

Ushuaia to Bluff, NZ - 33 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
Starts/ Ends in:
Port of Ushuaia / Invercargill
Activities:
Helicopter Tour, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This is your ultimate chance to sail to the southern parts of the Antarctic Peninsula, Peter I Island, the Bellingshausen and Amundsen Seas into the Ross Sea, visiting Shackleton’s and Scott’s huts, Mc Murdo Station, the Dry Valleys and Campbell Island Island. This 33-day voyage offers …
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