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Colorful boats in Hobart Harbor, Tasmania
$3,995
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Seabirds & Cetaceans of Australasia: An Epic East Coast Pelagic

Vanautu - Australia - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Explore remote, uncharted waters
  • Tailored for birders
  • Explore southwestern Pacific
  • Visit seldom-explored areas
Starts / Ends:
Vanuatu / Hobart
Activities:
Small Ship Sailing, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 9-day Seabirds & Cetaceans of Australasia: An Epic East Coast Pelagic cruise from Vanautu to Australia aboard Heritage Adventurer. Explore remote waters from Port Vila to Hobart. Tailored for birders, whale enthusiasts, and adventurers, this 9-day adventure offers a chance to discover …
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Explore the wonder of coral reefs
$6,720
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Citizen Science on the Great Barrier Reef – Turtles & Rays

Brisbane - Cairns - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Explore Mon Repos Turtle Center
  • Visit Heron Island Research Station
  • Discover the Restoration Program
  • Assist rehabilitate injured turtles
Starts / Ends:
Brisbane / Cairns
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 11-day cruise aboard the Coral Discoverer featuring Citizen Science on the Great Barrier Reef focusing on turtles and rays. Explore Lady Elliot Island, a coral sanctuary with Project Manta research. Visit Mon Repos Turtle Centre for Loggerhead turtle nesting and hatchlings. Heron …
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$3,750
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Unseen Fiordland and Stewart Island: Exploring New Zealand's Remote Backyard

6 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Explore Stewart Island
  • See different bird species
  • Discover Ulva Island.
  • Tour the stunning fiords
Starts / Ends:
Queenstown / Invercargill
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Heritage Adventurer is a one-of-a-kind adventure to a remote part of New Zealand's wilderness. Visit Fiordland's lonely ice-carved mountains, beautiful forests, and flowing fiords. In isolation, away from the crowds, cruise the quiet seas of Fiordland and Stewart Island in search of …
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Swimming with sharks
$7,970
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The Kimberley

11 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Zodiac to King George Falls
  • Explore Hathaway's Hideaway
  • Visit green turtle breeding grounds
  • Watch the Montgomery Reef \\\\\\"ri
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience all of the icons of the Kimberley Coast over 11 unforgettable days cruising between Darwin and Broome.Covering more than 400,000 square kilometers (an area three times larger than England) and home to a sparse population of just 30,000 residents, the Kimberley region of northwest …
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Explore the stunning Milford Sound
$23,330
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Coastal New Zealand: Auckland to Milford Sound

14 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • Explore New Zealand’s diverse coast
  • See botanical gardens
  • Learn about Maori culture
  • Admire Napier's architecture
Starts / Ends:
Auckland / Queenstown
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the National Geographic Orion on this unforgettable 14-day expedition. New Zealand’s unparalleled natural beauty beckons with soaring peaks, crystal-clear lakes, and swathes of white-sand beaches. Travel through scenic fjords, bays, and sounds, witness plunging waterfalls and an …
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Explore the stunning Milford Sound
$10,800
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New Zealand Mosaic

Dunedin - Auckland - 16 Day Itinerary aboard Le Soleal
  • Explore Dunedin
  • Discover Dusky Sound
  • Experience Doubtful Sound
  • Discover Oban
  • Explore Milford Sound
Starts / Ends:
Dunedin / Auckland
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 16-day cruise aboard Le Soléal to explore the stunning beauty of New Zealand, from the majestic mountains of the South Island to the lush forests and volcanoes of the North Island. Immerse yourself in the rich Maori culture and enjoy guided excursions such as whale watching in …
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An overland journey takes us into the highlands of Sulawesi to the remarkable Tana Toraja
$9,445
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In the Wake of the Makassans

Darwin - Makassar - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Geographer
  • Encounter funeral rituals
  • Gaze out Kelimutu National Park
  • Walk in tracks of Komodo Dragons
  • Hike to the summit of Padar Island
  • Explore Takabonarate Marine Park
Starts / Ends:
Darwin / Makassar
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
mbark on a 15-day cruise to Makassar, retracing the historic paths of the Makassan trepangers from the 16th century. Explore lesser-visited islands, witness Phinisi boat building in Tana Beru, and visit Lamalera's traditional whaling village. Encounter Komodo Dragons, dive into Takabonarate …
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Moorea, French Polynesia
$5,500
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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 Site Visits, Helicopter Tours, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Spa Relaxation, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark Paul Gauguin to visit the 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 …
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Remote lagoon in Papua New Guinea
$11,995
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Discover the Secrets of Melanesia: Papua New Guinea, The Solomon Islands & Vanuatu

Cairns - Port Vila - 17 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Discover the jewels of Tetepare
  • Explore Vanuatu
  • Experience species on Woodlark
  • Visit villages in Malaita Island
Starts / Ends:
Cairns / Ambrym Island
Activities:
Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this 17-day expedition cruise aboard Heritage Adventurer and discover the secrets of Melanesia. Explore the coral-fringed islands of the Louisiade Archipelago and the volcanic wonders of the D'Entrecasteaux Islands. Experience the biological wonderland and rare endemic species on …
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King George River Gorge, Kimberley, Australia
$9,599
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Kimberley Expedition: Waterfalls & Wandjinas

Darwin - Broome - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Seabourn Pursuit
  • Explore Darwin's rich history
  • Visit the WWII Oil Storage Tunnels
  • Witness ancient Wandjina rock
  • Experience Broome's beaches
Starts / Ends:
Darwin / Broome
Activities:
Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set off on an exciting 11-day Kimberley expedition cruise with Waterfalls & Wandjinas aboard the Seabourn Pursuit traveling from Darwin to Broome. Begin in Darwin, a city steeped in history and culture. Explore the Museum and Art Gallery, Bicentennial Park, and the WWII Oil Storage Tunnels. The …
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Woman snorkeling in clear water in Bora Bora
$6,003
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Gems of Polynesia

9 Day Itinerary
  • See the famous beaches in Tahiti
  • Engage in water activities
  • Learn about Polynesian culture
  • Taste local street food in Moorea
  • Learn about Moorea's culture
  • Swim in Bora Bora's emerald waters
Starts / Ends:
Tahiti / Tahiti
Activities:
Kayaking, Local Market Visits, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Why not enjoy an extraordinary 9-day journey and experience the Gems of Polynesia—Tahiti, Moorea, and Bora Bora? Begin in Tahiti, where vibrant markets and black-sand beaches unfold cultural treasures. With this relaxing itinerary, you'll have time to independently explore the Museum of …
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New Zealand's remotest island.
$9,500
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Beyond Fiordland - New Zealand's Wildest Islands

12 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Explore Campbell Island
  • Visit Carnley Harbor
  • Zodiac cruise along Adams Island
  • Admire Stewart Island's beauty
Starts / Ends:
Invercargill / Invercargill
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Spirit of Enderby is a one-of-a-kind journey to a remote region of New Zealand's wilderness. Visit Fiordland's lonely ice-carved mountains, beautiful forests, and flowing fiords; this incredible place inspires your desire to travel responsibly. Travel alone, away from the crowds, …
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Explore the landscape of French Polynesia.
$7,550
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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 Site Visits, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Spa Relaxation, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
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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New Caledonia Islands
$9,995
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Grand Pacific Odyssey GPO

15 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Sail through Hauraki Gulf
  • Discover historical Norfolk Island
  • Encounter diverse marine life
  • Explore Kavieng's Malagan culture
Starts / Ends:
Auckland / Kavieng
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sailon a 15-day cruise with Heritage Adventurer, starting in Auckland, New Zealand. Sail through the Hauraki Gulf, Norfolk Island, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands, and Papua New Guinea. Explore diverse landscapes, from tropical islands to historical sites, experiencing the rich biodiversity of …
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$10,725
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Galapagos of the Southern Ocean: New Zealand and Australia's Subantarctic Islands

Hobart - Queenstown - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Adventurer
  • Explore Macquarie Island
  • Venture on Zodiac excursions
  • View a vast array of endemic birds
  • Appreciate the rich biodiversity
  • Discover Campbell Island
Starts / Ends:
Hobart / Queenstown
Activities:
Adventure Options, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this 13-day cruise aboard the Heritage Adventurer and discover breathtaking destinations with a team of highly knowledgeable and passionate experts. This expedition is an exceptional opportunity to explore the Southern Ocean ecosystem, which is both educational and inspiring. The …
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Explore the stunning Milford Sound
$5,295
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All of the Fiords: The Ultimate Fiordland Experience

10 Day Itinerary aboard Heritage Explorer
  • Discover New Zealand
  • Sail through Fiordland's waters
  • Explore North and South Port harbor
  • Visit the majestic fiord
Starts / Ends:
Te Anau / Te Anau
Activities:
Rainforest Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail for a 10-day exploration cruise of New Zealand's Fiordland National Park, now over 1.2 million hectares in size and rightly famous for its epic, grand-scale scenery, untamed wilderness, and unique wildlife, including bottlenose dolphins, Fiordland crested penguins, and New Zealand fur …
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Coastal beauty of Dunedin
$30,250
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Southern Odyssey

Auckland to Dunedin - 20 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Orion
  • See New Zealand’s cultural riches
  • Explore Fiordlands National Park
  • Watch vibrant wildlife
  • Spot unique species
Starts / Ends:
Auckland / Dunedin
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Navigate New Zealand’s verdant coastlines to encounter pristine beaches, quiet coves, and waters filled with whales, dolphins, and seals. The soaring peaks and countless waterfalls of the country’s dazzling fjords are at their jaw-dropping best in Fiordlands National Park, where …
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yachts swept past Coral Discoverer
$3,550
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A Yachtsman's Cruise

Sydney to Hobart - 7 Day Itinerary aboard Coral Discoverer
  • Trail the yachts on a coastal cruis
  • Visit Adventure Bay on Bruny Island
  • Stroll through the race village
Starts / Ends:
Sydney / Hobart
Activities:
Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience the nautical tradition that is the Sydney to Hobart yacht race. Embarking in Broken Bay on December 26th, soak in the excitement at the start of the race fromCoral Discoverer. Watch the fleet sail past as you hear expert commentary from your onboard Special Guest Lecturer Sue Crafer. We …
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