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Alaskan Small Ship Adventure tour

Nature & Wildlife, Small Ship Cruise

5.0 | Excellent | 16 Reviews
6 Days
$ 675 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: United States, Alaska, Glacier National Park
From
$ 4,050

Highlights

  • Alaska adventure cruises include seeing calving glaciers, walking through old growth rain forests, strolling along secluded beaches .Alaska sea kayaking and incredible land, air and sea wildlife.
  • Experience the Inaccessible to most, the wonders of this vast wilderness first-hand 
  • Watch the Humpback and Orca whales abound. 
  • See playful Dall porpoises commonly visit our adventure cruise ships.
  • Spot sea lions, brown bears and bald eagles. 
  • See wolves, beavers, foxes, martens and moose.
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Spectacular Ross Sea (incl. helicopters) tour

Nature & Wildlife, Small Ship Cruise

4.2 | Great | 10 Reviews
32 Days
$ 803 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Argentina, New Zealand, Antarctic Peninsula, Tierra del Fuego National Park, Ushuaia
From
$ 25,700

Highlights

  • Enjoy sail through the spectacular Lemaire Channel
  • Discover Flora and fauna in the Ross Sea
  • Visit Terra Nova Bay
  • Visit Borchgrevink's Hut
  • Visit the sub-Antarctic New Zealand Reserve and a UNESCO World Heritage Site of Campbell Island
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Galapagos at a Glance - Southern Islands - (Daphne)

Nature & Wildlife, Sailing

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
6 Days
$ 295 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Ecuador, Galapagos, Isla Floreana, Quito
From
$ 1,768

Highlights

  • Send a postcard to the jealous folk back home in Post Office Bay
  • Spy pink flamingos wading the lagoons of Punta Cormorant
  • Snorkel through the underwater wonderland of Devil’s Crown
  • Watch waved albatross taking off along Punta Suarez
  • Savour dramatic views of Cerro Brujo’s volcanic landscape
  • Do some beach lazing with the local California sea lions of Gardner Beach
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Canadas East to West with Alaska Cruise Inside Cabin Summer 2018

Cultural

4.6 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
26 Days
$ 162 per day
Type: Group Tour
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Canada, United States
From
$ 4,220

Highlights

  • Banff
  • Jasper
  • Kingston
  • Montreal
  • Niagara Falls
  • Quebec City
  • Toronto
  • Vancouver
  • Victoria
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Antarctic Circle Expedition tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, Small Ship Cruise

3.6 | Great | 7 Reviews
16 Days
$ 502 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Argentina, Buenos Aires, Shetland Islands, Ushuaia
From
$ 8,031

Highlights

  • First class scientific lectures
  • Come ashore on isolated beaches and spend the night in a tent
  • Cross the Antarctic Circle at latitude 66° 33’ 39’’
  • See penguins, Leopard seals and whales
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Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, Rafting, Kayaking, Canoeing, Trekking & Expeditions, Small Ship Cruise

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
22 Days
$ 404 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Antarctica, Argentina, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Georgia, Shetland Islands, South Shetland Islands, Ushuaia
From
$ 8,886

Highlights

  • Meet hardy locals and see unique wildlife in the falkland islands
  • Explore abandoned whaling stations and visit shackleton’s grave
  • Walk quietly amongst king penguins and watch them surf onto the beach
  • Learn about the environment and ecology from industry experts
  • Spot whales and seals while cruising through icebergs on zodiacs
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Classic Antarctica (2016-17) tour

Nature & Wildlife, Small Ship Cruise

4.6 | Excellent | 9 Reviews
12 Days
$ 916 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Luxury - 5 star

Luxury - 5 star Lodging LevelThe highest level of comfort and service. All accomodations are in four or five star hotels, boutique lodges or high-end homestays.

Physical:
Moderate

Moderate Physical LevelRegular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps.

Visits: Antarctica, Argentina, Buenos Aires, Shetland Islands, South Shetland Islands, Ushuaia
From
$ 10,995

Highlights

  • Cruise for 10 nights aboard luxury all-balcony expedition ship 'Le Lyrial' on an exclusive A&K charter
  • Travel with A&K's renowned Expedition Team, featuring passionate scientists that include an ornithologist, marine biologist and geologist, all deeply familiar with Antarctica
  • Discover some of the world's rarest wildlife and terrain on exciting excursions led by the region's most experienced guides
  • Learn about Antarctica's environment - and efforts to conserve it - on a visit to a scientific research station
  • Gain a deep understanding of the region with enriching lectures by A&K's own award-winning experts, including authors, historians and professional photographers
  • Choose from two special A&K departures: the all-new Family New Year with dedicated children's programming (December 28); and  A&K Philanthropy's Understanding Climate Change, led by noted climate expert, Dr. James McClintock (January 7)
  • Leave the details to us - this all-inclusive journey includes onboard gratuities, unlimited house drinks and all port charges on 'Le Lyrial'
  • Enjoy the convenience of A&K charter flights to and from Ushuaia
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Gems of Northern Italy tour

Cultural, Small Ship Cruise

5.0 | Excellent | 20 Reviews
10 Days
$ 480 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Italy, Bologna, Milan, Padua, Venice, Verona
From
$ 4,799

Highlights

  • Discover 1 country: Italy
  • Experience 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Explore dazzling Milan city
  • Enjoy a tasting and multi-course lunch at a beautiful Valpolicella wine estate
  • Experience walking tour through Venice’s labyrinthine back lanes
  • Visit inside St. Mark’s Basilica
  • Enjoy magnificent views of “The Floating City’s” greatest sights
  • Visit the medieval walled city of Padua
  • Explore Venice Lagoon
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A Circumnavigation of Iceland tour

Cultural, Nature & Wildlife, Eco, Sustainable & Green Travel

5.0 | Excellent | 4 Reviews
11 Days
$ 893 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Premium - 4 star

Premium - 4 star Lodging Level3 to 4 star western hotel equivalents. While not all lodging will be 'luxury' they will be quite comfortable by western standards.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Iceland, Blue Lagoon, Lake Myvatn, Reykjavík
From
$ 9,820

Highlights

  • Explore Iceland’s wild western coast
  • Siglutjörout in the north
  • The rarely- visited rugged east coast
  • And the Westman islands, one of the planet’s youngest archipelagos
  • Europe's largest icecap
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Greece Sailing Adventure - Cyclades Islands

Sailing

4.8 | Excellent | 100+ Reviews
10 Days
$ 129 per day
Type: Small Ship Cruise
Lodging:
Value - 3 star

Value - 3 star Lodging LevelMid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.

Physical:
Easy

Easy Physical LevelSome walking over short or flat distances. Some trips may include cycling options. Some are wheelchair friendly (check for individual trips). Some cruises.

Visits: Greece, Mykonos, Santorini
From
$ 1,293

Highlights

  • The sight of a Santorini sunset can turn even the most hardened of souls into a romantic. Walk along the volcanic rim of the island past white villages that cling to plunging cliffs
  • Sail across the Aegean Sea on a yacht and island hop through the picture-postcard Cyclades. Swim off the side of the boat and let the waves rock you to sleep each night
  • Feast on fresh seafood at a sleepy waterfront taverna in the Small Cyclades islands, far away from tourists and the rest of the world
  • Step back in time among the Venetian architecture of Naxos and learn about present-day rural life with a daytrip to a country village
  • The chic isle of Mykonos invites you to embrace your hedonistic side with its boutique culture and thumping nightlife
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