Truly out of the way destinations that are really off the beaten track. Visiting locations such as Antarctica, the Amazon or the Kimberley. These small ships are focused on experiencing the unique and truly magical.
- Visiting places that many won’t have the opportunity to do so
- Expert guest lecturers and Biological science staff
- ‘Once in a lifetime’ experiences
This unique concept of a “fly cruise” to Antarctica. Save two days of potential rough ocean crossing by flying over the Drake Passage to join your ship. A small and boutique cruise line with a maximum operating capacity of 71 guests. Offering 7 night expedition trips on three distinct vessels, Antarctica 21 promises to live up to your expectations.
Luxury cruises on the World’s Greatest Rivers. This boutique luxury river cruise line cruises both the Mekong and Amazon rivers. Award winning Aqua Expeditions will make sure you are pampered from the moment you step aboard. Offering fantastic food and accommodation you’d be hard pressed to find on land, Aqua Expeditions will live up to your expectations.
The small-group adventure travel experts cover every corner of the globe –with over 700 trips from the frozen Polar Regions, through deepest Africa, The America, Asia, Europe and the Pacific, chances are you’ll be able to find a trip with G Adventure. With varying tour and travel styles to suit all travellers and budgets, the key to all trips is local, sustainable, small group travel. With 100% Guaranteed Departures you can plan ahead with confidence. G Adventures has a range of tour styles for 18-to-Thirtysomethings, Active Tour, Rail Tours, Family Trips, Marine Tours and special tours in conjunction with National Geographic, along with immersive local living experiences in places as varied as Ulaanbaatar, Quito and Naples
Lindblad were founded in 1958 and was the first company to bring civilians to some of the most exotic parts of the world including Antarctica, Arctic Svalbard, Galápagos, Easter Island, the Amazon, Papua New Guinea, the Seychelles, China, and Bhutan—all with the focus of creating experiences that foster an understanding and appreciation of the most remote and pristine places on the globe. With a fleet of five expedition ships that carry the National Geographic name, these ships often act as a platforms for National Geographic experts including photographers, writers, field researchers and film crews to visit field sites with guests in tow. Our ships have also hosted forums around current events and world issues, and carried teachers of geography and other subjects on adventures of a lifetime.
Quark are the polar region specialists. Quark doesn’t operate traditional cruise ships, they operate small expedition ships and authentic icebreakers, each carrying fewer than 200 passengers. All Quark vessels are equipped with Zodiacs (inflatable landing craft) for safe, comfortable transfers from ship to shore, allowing you to reach some of the world’s most remote places. Quark’s ships will get you to the most isolated and breathtaking wilderness areas on the planet—the Arctic and Antarctica—safely and comfortably.
Whatever your preferred travel style, Quark has a diverse fleet of modern ships to ensure every passenger experiences true comfort and maximum enjoyment while on an expedition.
Un-Cruise have a fleet of small ships that get off the beaten track, visiting ports, towns & areas that the big ship simply cannot access. Un-Cruise venture to Alaska, Columbia & Snake Rivers, Costa Rica & Panamá, Galápagos, Hawaiian Islands, Mexico’s Sea of Cortés and Pacific Northwest. With Un-Cruise you can really feel like you’re the only person within 100 miles and get back to nature.