Adventure Cruising

Do you want to explore lost mountain citadels, zip-line over South American jungles, paddle a canoe down an African river or experience the Polar Regions? Then adventure and expeditionary cruising is for you!
 
Adventure cruises are driven by the destination and expeditionary cruising experience, rather than by the allure of a particular vessel. Adventure cruises are usually on smaller ships that are able to navigate narrow and shallow waterways that are otherwise inaccessible to other ships. This opens up new and exciting destinations, off the beaten track, providing passengers with opportunities to explore some of the worlds’ most amazing ecological and cultural wonders. These smaller vessels also carry fewer passengers, enabling adventure cruise operators to deliver a more personal and fulfilling experience for passengers. But, some cruise lines do offer adventure cruises on mega-liners, so your opportunities for a combination of adventure and luxury are endless.
 
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Alaska 8 Day Cruise & Tour: Inner Reaches Eastern Coves

Wilderness Explorer 8 Day Cruise & Tour from Juneau.
Departs 23 Sep 2017
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$4749*

Alaska Tour 8 Day Cruise & Tour: Discoverers' Glacier Country

Wilderness Adventurer 8 day Cruise & Tour from Juneau.
Departs 09 Sep 2017
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$5499*

Falklands,South Georgia and Antarctica: Explorers

19 night cruise sailing from Ushuaia aboard the Ocean Diamond.
Departs 25 Jan 2018
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Falklands,South Georgia and Antarctica: Explorers

19 night cruise sailing from Ushuaia aboard the Ocean Endeavour.
Departs 23 Nov 2017
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Falklands,South Georgia and Antarctica: Explorers

19 night cruise sailing from Ushuaia aboard the Sea Adventurer.
Departs 08 Nov 2017
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Falklands,South Georgia and Antarctica: Explorers

19 night cruise sailing from Ushuaia aboard the Ocean Endeavour.
Departs 06 Jan 2018
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Epic 80°N: Exploring Greenland, Baffin & Ellesmere

23 night cruise sailing from Reykjavik aboard the National Geographic Explorer.
Departs 03 Aug 2017
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Hot Springs & Icebergs: Iceland to West Greenland

8 night cruise sailing from Reykjavik aboard the National Geographic Explorer.
Departs 22 Aug 2017
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Iceland & Greenland

15 night cruise sailing from Reykjavik aboard the National Geographic Explorer.
Departs 11 Jun 2017
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Hot Springs & Icebergs: Iceland to West Greenland

8 night cruise sailing from Reykjavik aboard the National Geographic Explorer.
Departs 26 Aug 2017
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Adventure to the Chilean Fjords and Antarctica

14 night cruise sailing from Chilean Fjords aboard the MS Midnatsol.
Departs 07 Nov 2017
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Adventure to the Chilean Fjords and Antarctica

14 night cruise sailing from Chilean Fjords aboard the MS Midnatsol.
Departs 20 Nov 2017
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From Cape Horn to the Penguins of Antarctica

14 night cruise sailing from Chilean Fjords aboard the MS Midnatsol.
Departs 13 Feb 2018
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From Cape Horn to the Penguins of Antarctica

14 night cruise sailing from Chilean Fjords aboard the MS Midnatsol.
Departs 18 Jan 2018
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San Critobal to Baltra,Galapagos

7 night cruise sailing from San Cristobal aboard the Silver Galapagos.
Departs 12 May 2018
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San Cristobal to Baltra

7 night cruise sailing from San Cristobal aboard the Silver Galapagos.
Departs 06 Jan 2018
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San Cristobal to Baltra

7 night cruise sailing from San Cristobal aboard the Silver Galapagos.
Departs 08 Dec 2018
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San Cristobal to Baltra

7 night cruise sailing from San Cristobal aboard the Silver Galapagos.
Departs 03 Mar 2018
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Colon to Panama

8 night cruise sailing from Panama Canal aboard the Safari Voyager.
Departs 04 Aug 2017
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Colon to Panama

8 night cruise sailing from Panama Canal aboard the Safari Voyager.
Departs 18 Aug 2017
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Panamá City to Colón

8 night cruise sailing from Panama Canal aboard the Safari Voyager.
Departs 08 Jun 2018
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Panamá City to San José

8 night cruise sailing from Panama Canal aboard the Safari Voyager.
Departs 09 Nov 2018
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Top Adventure Cruising Destinations

North & South Poles

Antarctica & Arctic Regions

Truly the last frontiers, the Arctic Zones are destinations that few adventurers reach. Antarctica – the mysterious White Cloud – is home to multi-coloured icecaps, glistening glaciers, towering snow-capped mountains, and an enormous number of penguins,...
Kimberley

The Kimberley

The Kimberley’s is the heartland of Australia’s northernmost unspoilt outback – a place of magnificent vistas created by towering rock ridges, silent and secluded gorges, wide savannah plains, tempestuous rivers, soaring red gorges and majestic...
Galapagos

Galapagos

A trip to the Galapagos Islands is a journey of a lifetime. Visit ‘Shark Alley’, hike the Sierra Negara volcano, visit a tortoise breeding centre and shark resting grounds, witness flamingos in the wild, or visit the Charles Darwin research centre....
Africa Masai Mara

Africa

Africa has long been reputed as the ultimate adventure frontier, with no other continent coming close to Africa for scale, variety and raw, pure impact. See the “Big 5” from a 4x4 safari vehicle, experience cosmopolitan Cape Town, explore spice...

Top Adventure Cruise Lines

Lindblad Expeditions

Lindblad Expeditions

A Lindblad-National Geographic expedition is arguably one of the most exhilarating overseas adventure travel experiences you can have. Nothing else comes close to approximating its authenticity and all-five-senses engagement.
Celebrity Cruises

Celebrity Cruises

Sail back into history with Celebrity Cruises' Celebrity Xpedition, through the fabled waters surrounding the Galapagos Islands. Experience a sense of intimacy that can only be achieved aboard a smaller ship, filled with touches that are luxuriously familiar... Read More
Hurtigruten

Hurtigruten

Hurtigruten is renowned for its comprehensive collection of voyages to remote, beautiful and dramatic coastlines from the far north to the distant south. From the magnificent fjords of Norway to the awesome ice-filled bays of Antarctica, Hurtigruten will take you... Read More
Quark Expeditions

Quark Expeditions

Quark Expeditions has been one of the leading innovators and operators of expedition cruises, especially in the polar regions, since 1991. They have pioneered and developed a concept of fantastically adventurous journeys in first class comfort on powerful, polar... Read More
Un-Cruise Adventures

Un-Cruise Adventures

Un-Cruise Adventures' unmatched explorations go eye-to-eye with wildlife; one-on-one with culture; kayak and hike, or relive history from aboard an expedition vessel, upscale yacht, or turn-of-the-century coastal steamer.
Silver Galapagos

Silversea

Silver Galapagos, the newest addition to Silversea’s fleet of ultra-luxury ships, is naturally suited for in-depth explorations of the waterways of the Galapagos Islands. These expedition cruises offer you the chance to have up-close encounters with an abundance... Read More
Heritage Expeditions

Heritage Expeditions

As New Zealand's expedition travel company, Heritage Expeditions offers adventures with expert naturalists, historians and ornithologists to places where few have gone before. Their long association with these remote regions, combined with an impeccable... Read More

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