WHAT ARE SMALL-SHIP CRUISES?
Small-Ship Cruises offer unique opportunities such as traveling in the wake of early explorers, cruising by Zodiac through Arctic waters, kayaking among penguins, or playing soccer with villagers in the Amazon jungle. Led by a dynamic expedition team, you’ll benefit from specialized knowledge and personal attention that will provide a truly enriching travel experience.
This expedition offers the perfect chance to discover the best of the Antarctic Peninsula, the most northern region of "The Last Continent". Delight in penguin antics, be charmed by seals and sea lions, and awed by majestic whales as they accompany us on our journey along the Antarctic coastline.
Our Black Sea expedition features all of the countries rimming this famous sea—Turkey, Georgia, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, and Bulgaria. In the company of our expert leaders, explore lands with centuries upon centuries of history, rich architecture, contemporary cultures and stunning landscapes.
Experience unrivaled access to the Peruvian rainforest’s most pristine areas as you cruise the waterways of the Amazon. Partake in daily excursions such as pre-dawn birding, school visits in local villages, and even piranha fishing.
This exceptional journey covers more than 500 miles of the Amazon River and its tributaries from your base aboard the custom-crafted riverboat, La Estrella Amazonica.
This autumn odyssey through the Adriatic and Ionain seas visits historic ports and fabled shores, tracing ancient trade routes and celebrating the legacies of powerful empires. History spans the millennia here—from Paleolithic times to Roman conquest, from Byzantine rule to Venetian dominance.