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Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
$6,030
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The Sea of Cortez

13 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Discover the fabulous Sea of Cortez
  • Visit the Gulf of California
  • Explore hammerhead & whale sharks
  • Swim with sea lions at Los Islotes
Starts/ Ends in:
San Diego / Puerto Quetzal
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board on the L'Austral in San Diego, at the far south of California, renowned for its pleasant climate. Your ship sails along the Baja California peninsula before enteringthe Gulf of California, known since 1539 asthe Sea of Cortezin tribute to the conquistador Hernan Cortés. Spend your …
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The Russian Far East can sometimes feel inhospitable, but always beautiful
$7,200
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Kamchatka Coast: Jewel of the Russian Far East

2020 - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Enderby
  • Explore Bukhta Gavrilla
  • Marvel at the beautiful local flora
  • Go bear watching
  • See the stunning Bukhta Natalii
Starts/ Ends in:
Nome / Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
In this 13-day journey of the Spirit of Enderby from Anadyr to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy, make numerous landings along the remote coastlines and discover for yourself untamed and beautiful landscapes. The eastern seaboard of Russia dominates the North Pacific and yet very few people know anything …
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A mother polar bear and her young relax on the Arctic landscape
$30,960
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Northeast Passage

Nome to Tromsø - 27 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Explorer
  • Visit Cape Dezhnev
  • Explore Wrangel Island
  • Admire incredible Arctic wildlife
  • Walk the tundra over permafrost
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The first Northeast Passage traverse ever for the Silver Explorer, this is your chance to become the polar pioneer you have always dreamed of becoming. Retrace the voyages of famous explorers Nordenskiöld, Nansen, DeLong, and Amundsen and travel as far north as the ice lets you. A wealth of …
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Polar bear in the Arctic
$9,000
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Wrangel Island: Across the Top of the World

2020 - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Enderby
  • Journey through the Bering Strait
  • Observe wildlife on Wrangel Island
  • Listen to stories of past explorers
  • Visit Herald Island's bird cliffs
  • Encounter abundant flora and fauna
  • Learn about the High Arctic
Starts/ Ends in:
Anadyr / Anadyr
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This unique 15-day expedition that crosses the Arctic Circle includes an exclusive overland experience of exploring theinterior of Wrangel Island and the nearby Herald Island by six-wheel Tundra vehicle.The High Arctic environment that few people experience is now accessible on this 3 day- 2 night …
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Nassau Lighthouse
$4,130
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Ocean Voyage : Miami - Lisbon

15 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal (CDP)
  • Enjoy the Caribbean wonders
  • Visit Horta's charming old town
  • Hike up to Cabeço Verde
  • Explore Lisbon's heritage
Starts/ Ends in:
Miami / Lisbon
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From sea to sea, or from continent to continent,aboard the Le Boreal and start this spectacular Sea journey. This 15-day cruise invites sea lovers, dreamers, and keen observers of endless horizons to enjoy the comfort of a fully equipped ship for an extended period and share the daily lives of your …
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Grass covers the houses of the Faroe Islands, blending them into the landscape.
$17,095
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A Viking Voyage: The Arctic to America

19 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse
  • Discover the Giant’s Causeway
  • Visit the capital city of Tórshavn
  • Explore beautiful fjords of Iceland
  • View Prins Christianssund
Starts/ Ends in:
Dublin / Boston
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Passing through the Hebrides, Faroe Islands and Iceland before crossing continents to Greenland, Newfoundland and Nova Scotia, this epic journey will trace some of the same points on the compass visited by the Vikings thousands of years ago. Following in their historic footsteps encounter the …
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Walruses coming ashore in the arctic
$41,980
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The Northwest Passage

25 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Visit a traditional Inuit village
  • Discover the Aulavik National Park
  • Observe unique Arctic wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Nome
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Depart from Reykjavik and set sail along the south coast of Greenland, before reaching theHudson Strait, named after the English sailor Henry Hudson, who mapped the region for the first time in the early 17th Century. Then chart a course towards theFury and Hecla Strait, named after the ships of …
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Scattered houses of Tromso
$25,390
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The Northeast Passage

Tromso to Nome - 25 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Cross the Northeast Passage
  • Explore the Northern Territories
  • Discover taiga, tundra plains
  • View the Arctic fauna
Starts/ Ends in:
Tromso / Nome
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
AboardL’Austral, navigate the Arctic seas, meandering between the Siberian archipelagos: a voyage in search of little-known lands, rich in countless natural wonders. Murmansk, one of the world’s northernmost cities, will be the first port of call on this 25-day expedition cruise. Then …
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Polar bear in the Arctic
$34,750
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Northeast Passage: An Unforgettable Voyage from Norway to Alaska

25 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Stroll around the city of Oslo
  • Visit the sites at Mortensnes
  • Enjoy viewing Arctic wildlife
  • Sail through remote regions
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Leave the fast-paced, modern world behind by joining National Geographic Endurance on its 25-day expedition crossing the Northeast Passage. You will sure to be enchanted by the remote Siberian shores and far northern archipelagos—including Franz Josef Land, New Siberian Islands, and Wrangel …
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Night time in Alaska
$11,230
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A Remarkable Journey to Alaska, British Columbia & Haida Gwaii

15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Sea Bird
  • Encounter & observe varied wildlife
  • Sail into deep fjords & channels
  • Kayak in Misty Fjord's backwaters
  • Visit Haida Gwaii
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 15-day adventure between Sitka, Alaska and Seattle, Washington, exploring three of the most appealing wild regions in the Pacific Northwest: Alaska’s Inside Passage, coastal British Columbia, and Haida Gwaii. Sail into mist-shrouded fjords and past crashing glaciers, see brown …
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Whalebones sprinkle the Russian Arctic coast
$10,000
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Wrangel Island: Across the Top of the World

15 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Enderby
  • Journey through the Bering Strait
  • Observe wildlife on Wrangel Island
  • Listen to stories of past explorers
  • Visit Herald Island's bird cliffs
  • Encounter abundant flora and fauna
  • Learn about the High Arctic
Starts/ Ends in:
Anadyr / Anadyr
Activities:
Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This unique 15-day expedition that crosses the Arctic Circle includes an exclusive overland experience of exploring theinterior of Wrangel Island and the nearby Herald Island by six-wheel Tundra vehicle.The High Arctic environment that few people experience is now accessible on this 3 day- 2 night …
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Mendenhall Glacier in Juneau, Alaska
$6,545
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Eastern Fjords & Glacier Bay Cruise—Ultimate Expedition

15 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Discoverer
  • Discover Haines
  • Navigate the Behm Canal
  • Kayak Tongass backcountry
  • Whale watching in Stephens Passage
Starts/ Ends in:
Juneau / Ketchikan
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the WildernessDiscovereron ultimate Alaska. Spend two days in Glacier Bay National Park, a skiff to glaciers, hike in the Tongass National Forest and learn about Native cultures. EnjoyTWO full days in Glacier Bay National Park, including time with a park ranger. DiscoverMargerie, Grand …
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Hiking through the mountains
$5,595
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Northern Passages & Glacier Bay

8 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Adventurer
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park
  • Go whale watching
  • Enjoy wildlife searches
  • Tour South Marble Island
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the SS Legacy for this 8-day voyage that takes you into the jewel of the US National Park System. Kayak, paddleboard, and skiff to explore this majestic region and spend two days in Glacier Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hike ashore in Glacier Bay National Park and along Chichagof …
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View of Mendenhall glacier on an Alaska cruise
$4,895
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Alaska Fjords & Glaciers

8 Day Itinerary aboard SS Legacy
  • Explore the waters of Endicott Arm
  • Hike along remote coast
  • Visit Kiksetti Totem Park
  • Kayak, paddle board, and skiff ride
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the SS Legacy onthis 8-day voyage exploring the mainland of Alaska — glacial landscapes, old growth, and rainforest. Along the way enjoy wilderness hikes, massive icebergs, and calving glaciers; watch for wildlife and whales in Frederick Sound; kayak, paddle board, and wildlife-watch in …
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Alaska travel and dall sheep grazing on Alaska hillside
$6,295
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Northern Passages & Glacier Bay

8 Day Itinerary aboard Wilderness Explorer
  • Attend Park Ranger presentations
  • Hike at Glacier Bay National Park
  • Observe sea lions and birds
  • See Krestof and Nakwasina Sounds
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the Safari Endeavour for this 8-day voyage that takes you into the jewel of the U.S. National Park System. Kayak, paddle board, snorkel, and skiff to explore this majestic region and Glacier Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hikes ashore in Glacier Bay National Park and along Chichagof …
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Kayaking near the glaciers in Alaska
$8,395
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Alaska Fjords & Glaciers

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Quest
  • Explore the waters of Endicott Arm
  • Hike along remote coast
  • Visit Kiksetti Totem Park
  • Kayak, paddle board, and skiff ride
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join the Safari Quest onthis 8-day voyage exploring the mainland of Alaska — glacial landscapes, old growth, and rainforest. Along the way enjoy wilderness hikes, massive icebergs, and calving glaciers; watch for wildlife and whales in Frederick Sound; kayak, paddle board, and wildlife-watch …
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View of Mendenhall glacier on an Alaska cruise
$8,395
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Alaska's Glacier Country

8 Day Itinerary aboard Safari Quest
  • Explore Glacier Bay National Park
  • Discover orca and humpback whales
  • Enjoy wildlife viewing
  • Admire Alaska's natural beauty
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Snorkeling, Stand Up Paddle Board, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day cruise aboard Safari Quest gives an in-depth exploration of Alaska. Snug-in your kayak, visit the remote bays off of Icy Strait or join the team on a skiff to watch sea lions play. Have your binoculars ready, and look for puffins, Guillemots, gulls, snoozing sea lions, bears, mountain …
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Kayaking Tracy Arm Fjord in Tongass National Forest.
$7,100
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Exploring Alaska's Coastal Wilderness

8 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Quest
  • View unique wildlife such as orcas
  • Visit Tracy or Endicott Arm fjords
  • Explore Alaskan ecosystems
  • Hike & kayak in Icy Strait
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover a unique, immersive style of travel as you explore Southeast Alaska on this unrivaled expedition. The National Geographic Quest isfully equipped with tools for exploration that enable you to enjoy the magnificent landscapes of coastal Alaska. This voyage brings ample wildlife viewing …
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