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Beautiful view of Akaroa
$7,965
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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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Rockhopper penguin sighting
$5,750
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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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Cascading waterfall in the Milford Sound
$9,925
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Expedition to the Albatross Latitudes: The Subantarctic & Chatham Islands

17 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Geographer
  • Explore Dusky and Doubtful Sounds
  • Discover Subantarctic islands
  • Spend time on Chatham Islands
  • Spot incredible wildlife
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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Explore the stunning Milford Sound
$5,045
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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
  • Explore Milford Sound
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 customize 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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Dock your zodiacs to explore this area
$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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Paul Gauguin sits outside Bora Bora.
$5,000
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Cook Islands & Society Islands

12 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Snorkel in Bora Bora
  • Spend a relaxing day on Motu Mahaha
  • Visit the famous Aitutaki lagoons
  • Experience the Cook Islands
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this South Pacific cruise, the region's incredible diversity of scenery is front and center. Discover the isle of Huahine, renowned for its spectacular rainforests. Then experience the unique majesty of the Cook Islands. Arid Aitutaki is virtually flat - so much so that you can spot the …
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Relax on the beaches of the South Pacific
$2,510
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Tahiti & the Society Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Spend a relaxing day on Motu Mahana
  • Explore stunning Bora Bora
  • Visit the island of Moorea
  • Experience Tahiti's capital Papeete
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Helicopter Tour, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, Stand Up Paddle Board, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
In 1891, when Paul Gauguin arrived in Tahiti, he captured the charm, culture, and languid grace of the natives in oils. You won't find his paintings here, but the original models still call this piece of French Polynesia home. This 8-day South Pacific cruise is perfect for those who want a core …
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Kayaking in Hawaii's lava tubes.
$5,595
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Hawaiian Seascapes

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Explorer
  • Enjoy a paʻina and jam session
  • Take part in exploration activities
  • Visit the Puu Waawaa Sanctuary
  • Snorkel among coral gardens
  • Explore the island history
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark the Safari Explorer to discover gems of the Hawaiian Islands! On this 8-day voyage, partake in unparalleled snorkeling, kayaking, paddle boarding, sailing, beach-combing, and skiff excurisons. Visit a plumeria farm, one of Hawaii's longest beaches, and discover island history at the …
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Sunrise in Papua New Guinea Highlands
$11,070
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South Pacific Expedition: Cairns to Lautoka

2022 - 17 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Experience a Melanesian welcome
  • Explore the Great Barrier Reef
  • Witness Vanuatu’s traditions
  • Swim at Sawa-i-Lau
Starts/ Ends in:
Cairns / Lautoka
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Both humongous and humbling, Melanesia has been topping wanderlust wish lists for years. Join a team of onboard experts aboard Silver Explorer and explore this lesser known region. Leaving Cairns, venture to hot springs and view birds of paradise in Papua New Guinea, exploring the island’s …
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Rock formations along the coast of Kimberly
$7,670
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Australia's Iconic Kimberley : Darwin - Broome

Darwin to Broome - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Laperouse
  • Discover historic landscapes
  • Explore pristine mangroves
  • View the unique Horizontal Falls
  • Enjoy Kimberley's nature up close
Starts/ Ends in:
Darwin / Broome
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Le Lapérousetakes you alongone of the most spectacular coasts in the entire Kimberly region.At around two-thirds the size of France, Kimberley isone of the last unspoiled regions on the planet. Explore one of its most picturesque parts, theHunter River, and observe wild mangrove forests …
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Cabanas silhouette  on a Bora Bora cruise
$8,490
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French Polynesia: Beyond the Postcard

French Polynesia - 8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Visit Marae Taputapuatea on Raiatea
  • Snorkel or dive healthy reefs
  • Learn stand-up paddle boarding
  • Navigate Tiputa Pass into Rangiroa
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Biking, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Venture to the heart of Polynesian culture and wildness on this highly immersive expedition where options abound. Choose to kayak, stand-up paddleboard, or take a bike ride for independent exploration and to connect with the people and islands on a personal level. Explore the historic ceremonial …
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Relax on the beaches of the South Pacific
$16,870
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Azure Seas from Tahiti to the Marquesas

15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Tour the unique Marquesas
  • See ancient stone sculptures
  • Hike remote Fatu Hiva
  • Dive or snorkel Fakarava reefs
Starts/ Ends in:
Papeete / Papeete
Activities:
Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the National Geographic Orion and set off on an expedition through the azure waters of the South Pacific from Tahiti to the Marquesas. Explore the Tuamotu archipelago, where you'll have the opportunity to meet local people and learn about their cultures. Snorkel and swim in warm, clear …
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Explore the landscape of French Polynesia.
$7,180
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Marquesas, Tuamotus & Society Islands

15 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Visit the remote island of Fakarava
  • Explore the island of Hiva Oa
  • Look for humpback whales
  • Snorkel in stunning Bora Bora
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this two-week South Pacific cruise, first call at the breathtaking isle of Bora Bora. Then it's on to the Tuamotus, specifically Fakarava, an atoll known for its pristine beaches, rare wildlife, and exceptional diving. Next, explore the mist-covered Marquesas, where you discover the islands …
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Relax in the magnificent beaches of Fiji
$6,520
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Fiji to Bali

17 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Enjoy Dili's fine beaches
  • Explore Espiritu Santo's sceneries
  • Visit the historical Guadalcanal
  • Take a stroll along Samarai Island
  • Admire the mosaic façade
Activities:
Local Market, Small Ship Cruise, Urban Exploration, Village Visit
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take a westward voyage deep into the Far East on this one-time, one-of-a-kind itinerary. Embark The Gauguin in the “Sugar City” Lautoka, the heart of Fiji’s sugarcane-growing region — and sail to exotic ports in Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, and …
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Women wearing traditional dress of the South Pacific.
$6,000
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Society Islands, Cook Islands, Tonga & Fiji

15 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Discover Motu Mahana beach
  • Tour Fiji's capital city, Suva
  • Experience unique Tongan culture
  • Snorkel one of the largest reefs
Activities:
Helicopter Tour, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Follow in the wake of explorers on this comprehensive 14-day South Pacific cruise. Discover the South Pacific’s most storied, beautiful, and culturally vibrant islands, towns, and cities.No matter what kind of experience you seek, there are treasures to discover at every port.Live the life …
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Moorea, French Polynesia
$4,550
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Society Islands and Tuamotus

11 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Enjoy two full days in Bora Bora
  • Explore Fakarava, a UNESCO site
  • Spend a day relaxing on Motu Mahana
  • Visit the Tuamotu Archipelago
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Helicopter Tour, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Visit the gracious Society Islands on this South Pacific cruise, including Huahine, with its stunning crystalline lagoon. The Tuamotu Archipelago awaits you next. Comprised of very low-lying atolls, none of the chain's many islets rise more than ten feet above sea level. Visit Rangiroa, home to …
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Beautiful beaches of Bora Bora.
$6,410
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Fiji, Tonga, Cook & Society Islands

13 Day Itinerary aboard Paul Gauguin
  • Visit Lautoka, the Sugar City
  • Explore fascinating Suva
  • Enjoy Tongan culture and food
  • Discover dramatic Bora Bora
Activities:
Helicopter Tour, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Spa & Relaxing, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Calling upon ports in four very different South Seas archipelagos, this exciting 13-day journey offers a window into the cultures and natural beauty of this diverse and verdant corner of the world. From Fiji’s colonial charms to the white-sand beaches of Bora Bora, to the coral reef-enclosed …
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Enjoy a tropical escape
$3,190
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Tahiti, the Tuamotu, and Society Islands

11 Day Itinerary aboard Panorama II
  • Explore stunning Bora Bora
  • Visit ancient temples on Huahine
  • Observe incredible marine wildlife
  • Snorkel around colorful reefs
Starts/ Ends in:
Papeete / Moorea
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Panorama II roundtrip from Tahiti unraveling the Society and Tuamotu islands. Discover the islands of two archipelagos by small ship. Visit Bora Bora, Taha'a, Moorea, Huahine, Raiatea, Rangiroa, Tetiaroa, Tikehau, and more. Admire these stunning islands, with their sculptural green peaks …
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