With more than 15 years operating luxury cruises in the Galapagos Islands, Celebrity has learned a lot about delivering award-winning vacations in this unique corner of the world. Celebrity understands that while world-travelers share a passion for discovery, there are all sorts of explorers. Every space, including the all-suites accommodations, features Celebrityís innovative outward-facing concept, so the destination is the center of attention at every turn.
From extreme polar regions to remote tropical isles, Crystal Endeavor explores the world’s most intriguing destinations with extraordinary insight. Let your inner explorer guide you in choosing the voyage that speaks to your own personal sense of adventure: Remote Expedition, Destination Exploration or Cultural Discovery.
Hurtigruten operates premium expedition cruises to Alaska, Antarctica, the Caribbean & Central America, Greenland, Iceland, North America, the Northwest Passage, Norway, South America, and Svalbard. These are unique destinations where the natural beauty is matched only by the stunning diversity of the wildlife, and often the friendliness of the locals. On each of the small, purpose-built ships in our fleet, you will find modern facilities and equipment designed specifically to sail in remote waters.
Lindblad Expeditions cruise destinations explore some of the most beautiful and fascinating places on Earth. These are active adventures, engaging the mind and body. Explore by Zodiac, kayak, or on foot. Travel by ship with us to remote beaches and hidden coves, go farther and get closer to nature, wildlife, and intriguing cultures.
Polar, tropical and subtropical expeditions: from Antarctica to Papua New Guinea, PONANT takes you up close and personal
with unspoilt nature and ancient cultures, far from the beaten track taken by cruises.
With almost 20 years of experience in extreme regions, PONANT is a true Polar Specialist.
Journey beyond the expected, past the limits of the map, on board the World’s First Discovery Yacht™ . Scenic Eclipse was inspired by a desire to expand our consciousness, venturing across mighty oceans in search of new experiences most travellers can only dream of. From the Arctic to Antarctica in exceptional 6-star luxury – ocean cruising has never felt like this, and you’re invited to be a part of it.
AN ULTRA-LUXURY EXPEDITION SHIP Purpose-built expedition ships, PC6 ice-strengthened hull, with advanced maneuvering technology for superior stability, safety and comfort.
You will experience nature’s seasonal extravagance in the northern and southern polar regions. Cruise in Zodiacs under teeming bird cliffs and along jungle rivers. Kayak among stately icebergs and tropical coral islands. Visit Viking ruins, ancient Inca sites and indigenous Amazon villages. View whales, walrus and seals up close, and cruise in submarines past vivid reef walls and towering, underwater ice-cliffs.
Silversea Expedition Luxury cruises is unlike any other form of travel — thrilling, awe-inspiring and humbling all at the same time. It takes you to some of the most remote regions of the planet and shows them to you intimately. It’s about immersing yourself in the culture, landscape and habitat of a region with the help of experts who can illuminate all you see. From the lush rainforests of the equatorial Pacific to the polar extremes at the very edge of the world, our expedition ships sail to all seven continents. You can explore pelagic wonderlands, admire volcanic plateaus gushing with geysers, or enter the realm of the Polar Bear.
Viking Expeditions will set sail starting in January 2022 with its first vessel, Viking Octantis, embarking on voyages to Antarctica and North Americaís Great Lakes. A second expedition vessel, Viking Polaris, will debut in August 2022, sailing to Antarctica and the Arctic. Viking's new ships are purpose-built for expeditionsósmall enough to navigate remote polar regions and the St. Lawrence River, while large enough to provide superior handling and stability in the roughest seas. This is the latest in Viking's legacy of award-winning ships designed to dock in ports where larger ships cannot.