Cruises offer a blend of relaxed comfort and accessibility to stunning natural areas and amazing wildlife. Cruising in Alaska or the Galapagos Islands aboard smaller boats provides a more intimate natural experience. Large, powerful icebreakers and ice-strengthened vessels allow our remote Arctic and Antarctic explorations.
* Introduction to Antarctica
* Antarctic Explorer - The Classic Adventure
* Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica: Explorers and Kings
Add an extra rush of adrenaline to your Antarctica Expedition on one of our Adventure Ships while exploring the Antarctic Peninsula, the Falklands and South Georgia. Travelers seeking a choice of activity levels and optional adventures like kayaking, camping, mountaineering or cross-country skiing will appreciate these nimble polar vessels.
* Introduction to Spitsbergen
* Spitsbergen Explorer
* Spitsbergen in Depth
* Spitsbergen, Greenland & Iceland
Arctic expeditions deliver excitement and indelible memories. Expect polar bears, indigenous cultures and plenty of adventure under the midnight sun. These expeditions vary in duration, cost and experience.
Sail into spectacular fjords surrounded by towering mountains and glaciers illuminated by 24-hour sunlight; thrill at the experience of a powerful icebreaker tackling the pressure ridges and ice floes of the great Arctic; discover historic sites of polar exploration; view polar bears and other Arctic wildlife in their natural surroundings; and call at land rarely visited before. Our Arctic trip specialists can assist you in determining which Arctic cruise is best for you.
Remote wilderness exploration highlights this adventure. Spend days cruising among massive icebergs, hiking, kayaking, paddle boarding, and whale watching in Alaska's spectacular Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.
Shaped by massive glaciers over millions of years, the temperate rainforest of Southeast Alaska reveals wildlife-rich fjords and spectacular scenery. The Juneau to Ketchikan route includes hiking the Baird Glacier trail, kayaking in Yes Bay and Walker Cove, exploring Misty Fjords National Monument and visiting Wrangell's Kiksetti Totem Park. View Slideshow
New for 2013! This specially designed enhanced multi-sport cruise adventure is unbound by time and rigid schedules. Passenger list is limited to 36 like-minded adventurers in order to spend a full day hiking in wildlife-rich forests or kayaking dramatic fjords. After your day long excursions, relax back on board in the on-deck hot tub and share the day's highlights with your fellow travelers.
Explore the back passages and narrow waterways of the most remote areas of Southeast Alaska's Inside Passage. The Ketchikan to Juneau route includes kayaking in Patterson Bay, hiking the southeastern side of Baranoff Island, exploring El Capitan Cave, visiting the authentic Tlingit town of Klawock and whale watching in Frederick Sound. View Slideshow
The stupendous eco-paradise of the Galapagos Islands offers exotic animal species including giant tortoise, penguin, flamingo and marine iguana, all enjoying full protection on this volcanic island chain off Ecuador's coast. View Slideshow
Board an expedition river boat and venture far up the Rio Negro, the least-inhabited river in the Amazon Basin. Join naturalist guides for an exploration of pristine rainforest areas rarely visited by outsiders.
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