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Sea lion nestled in the seaweed.
$7,500
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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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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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Sheep on a hillside overlooking Marlborough Sounds
$5,400
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South Coast to Fiordland: New Zealand's South Island

9 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Geographer
  • Explore Stewart Island
  • Discover the history of Ship Cove
  • Observe the wildlife in Southland
Starts/ Ends in:
Wellington / Queenstown
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
AboardCoral Geographer, experience New Zealand from a different perspective, as free time and the ability to customer your expedition from a choice of experiences in historic cities is contrasted with wilderness experiences guided by your knowledgeable expedition team. By small ship, enjoy access …
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Observe beautiful fur seals
$9,300
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Expedition to the Albatross Latitudes: The Subantarctic & Chatham Islands

15 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Geographer
  • Explore Dusky and Doubtful Sounds
  • Discover Subantarctic islands
  • Spend time on Chatham Islands
Starts/ Ends in:
Queenstown / Wellington
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
AboardCoral Geographer, discover why these islands are part of New Zealand’s Subantarctic UNESCO World Heritage site. Each wilderness experience is guided by our knowledgeable expedition team, as you spot rare birds, hike through wonderful fields of mega herbs and encounter numerous species …
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Rockhopper penguin sighting
$5,350
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Chatham Islands: A Land Apart

10 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Enderby
  • Discover Maunganui’s history
  • Observe endemic Forbes’ Parakeet
  • Explore Pitt Island
  • Visit South East Island
Starts/ Ends in:
Invercargill / Christchurch
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover amazing endemic wildlife, meet the locals and experience conservation in action as we journey through the incredibly-diverse archipelagos of the Chatham, Antipodes and Bounty Islands.Visiting the Chatham Islands is not difficult, but this expedition is unique and rare, as it includes the …
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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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Beautiful view of Akaroa
$7,890
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New Zealand's East Coast

13 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Geographer
  • Enjoy a New Year’s Eve cruise
  • Experience the Maori culture
  • Explore Fiordland’s sounds
  • Encounter birds and marine wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Auckland / Queenstown
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
AboardCoral Geographer, experience New Zealand from a different perspective, as free time and the ability to customize your expedition from a choice of experiences in historic cities is contrasted with wilderness experiences guided by the knowledgeable expedition team. By small ship, enjoy access …
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Passengers enter narrow waterways, accessible only by zodiac
$5,350
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Chatham Islands: A Land Apart

10 Day Itinerary aboard Akademik Shokalskiy
  • Discover Maunganui’s history
  • Observe endemic Forbes’ Parakeet
  • Explore Pitt Island
  • Visit South East Island
Starts/ Ends in:
Invercargill / Christchurch
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover amazing endemic wildlife, meet the locals and experience conservation in action as we journey through the incredibly-diverse archipelagos of the Chatham, Antipodes and Bounty Islands.Visiting the Chatham Islands is not difficult, but this expedition is unique and rare, as it includes the …
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Taking a zodiac into the village.
$4,995
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Kermadecs - Land of Dreams

11 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Enderby
  • Visit beautiful remote islands
  • View unique tropical seabirds
  • Dive & snorkel at Raoul Island
  • Explore the Marine Reserve
Activities:
Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Few people would know where these subtropical islands are. That is one of their many attractions, that visitors are rare. They lie 1000km northeast of New Zealand about half way to Tonga and well off the main shipping routes. There are four islands within the Kermadec group and all are the summits …
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Penguins and passengers
$27,400
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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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Views from the Spirit of Enderby's Western Pacific Odyssey
$10,080
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Western Pacific Odyssey

31 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Enderby
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
First offered in 2007, the "WPO" is known as a "must do" expedition for any birder because of the opportunities this voyage provides to see some of the rarest pelagic seabirds in the world. The area is also rich in marine mammal life. And if you tire of the wildlife viewing, you …
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Penguins navigating the icy slopes
$27,400
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Ross Sea Antarctic Odyssey

Bluff, NZ to Ushuaia - 32 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • See vast Adélie penguin colonies
  • Follow the routes of past explorers
  • Visit the U.S. McMurdo Station
  • Sail along the Ross Ice Shelf
Starts/ Ends in:
Enderby Island / Port of Ushuaia
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, McMurdo Station, the Dry Valleys and Campbell Island Island. This 32-day voyage offers …
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Hiking in Antarctica is rewarded with spectacular views
$49,990
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Epic Antarctica: From the Peninsula to the Ross Sea & Beyond

34 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Discpver four different regions
  • Encounter the big tabular icebergs
  • Explore New Zealand & Australia
  • Kayak in pristine bays
  • Observe abundant wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Buenos Aires / Auckland
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This extraordinary new voyage is like a blockbuster film—the star is the seventh continent. And the co-stars are the big ice of remote West Antarctica, where we are sure to set foot on ice where no other humans ever have; the prolific wildlife and impressive ice shelf of the Ross Sea region; …
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