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Antarctic Cruise Season to be an Exceptional One for Poseidon Expeditions

poseidon expeditions antarctica

Poseidon Expeditions’ 2017-18 Antarctic season is off to a successful start with the completion of its first voyage of the austral summer, which explored the Falkland Islands and remote South Georgia. For the first time, the company has also added packages that allow guests to spend several days in Buenos Aires and the spectacular and world-renowned wine region of Mendoza…

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Hurtigruten Reveals New Hybrid Ships and 2019/2020 Polar Adventures

Hurtigruten Hybrid Ships

Named after two of the greatest heroes in Polar history, MS Roald Amundsen and MS Fridtjof Nansen, Hurtigruten’s new hybrid powered expedition ships, will combine state of the art technology and premium on board experience with Hurtigruten’s 125 years of experience and unparalleled destination expertise. The result: The next generation of adventure travel. 2019/2020 Voyages: Hurtigruten, the world leader in…

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Silversea’s Silver Cloud Embarks on Inaugural Expedition Voyage

SilverCloud expedition

Fresh from a $40 million refurbishment and conversion to an ice-class expedition ship, Silversea’s ultra-luxury Silver Cloud set sail this week from Buenos Aires on her first-ever expedition voyage. Over the course of 16 days, the newly reimagined ship will explore the iceberg sculptures, calving glaciers, and rare and majestic wildlife of Antarctica, while her guests will enjoy such signature…

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Scenic Reveals NEW Christmas Ice and Polar Bear Adventures

Eclipse Antarctica

Escape the hustle of next year’s Christmas, with a once-in-a-lifetime discovery expedition and spend Christmas Day 2018 exploring breathtaking South Georgia Island, part of Scenic Eclipse’s 21 Day Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Antarctica cruise, departing Buenos Aires on 17 December 2018. As the ultimate gift for the person who has everything, guests will venture close to the island’s most…

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Beyond Cruises by Group IST Launches Small-Ship Cruising in Iceland for 2018

Beyond Cruises Iceland

Beyond Cruises by Group IST announced that it will launch Iceland, trending heavily right now, as one of their new small-ship cruising destinations in 2018. The seven-day Iceland itinerary features some of the nation’s beautiful and exclusive locations, authentic Icelandic delicacies, and informative excursions that will infuse the culture and history of the nation with entertaining tours and activities. Passengers…

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Hurtigruten Invites Travelers to Explore Antarctica

Penguins in Antarctica

Hurtigruten invites travelers to unlock their inner explorer and discover the rich culture and history of Antarctica, enjoy a host of excursions, and embark on exploratory adventures as the leader in exploration travel launches its 2017-2018 itineraries for the destination. A few perks include free airfare, 50 percent off the second guest, and voyages aboard the MS-Roald Amundsen, the world’s…

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Hurtigruten Offers Out of This World Cruises

MS Roald Amundsen

For the traveler with a hunger for discovery and a yearning to explore the sea and space, Hurtigruten is introducing Out of This World Cruises, which features three explorer cruises accompanied by Dr. Kathy Sullivan and Dr. Norm Thagard—both former NASA astronauts. The cruises will take place on the MS Midnatsol and the new and luxurious hybrid MS Roald Amundsen,…

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Coral Expeditions to Build Next Generation Expedition Cruise Ships

Coral Expeditions ship render

Coral Expeditions, Australia’s pioneering cruise line, has signed a contract today with Norwegian shipbuilder Vard to build its fourth expedition cruise ship due to be delivered in mid-2019, with a further vessel intended to follow. This new ship is designed for ocean voyages to remote areas inaccessible to large cruise vessels.  The design draws on the latest technical advances as…

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NEW Adventure Cruise to Remote Franz Josef Land

Franz Josef Land

Located far above the Arctic Circle, the 191 islands that make up Franz Josef Land are some of the most remote and under-explored locales on earth. Discovered only 150 years ago, this volcanic, glaciated archipelago was once a major stopping point for famous polar explorers making the dangerous (and often deadly) passage to the North Pole. Join Jill Worrall, international…

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Coral Expeditions Announces Sepik River Scouting Expeditions

Sepik River canoe

In response to increased demand to explore more of Papua New Guinea, Coral Expeditions, Australia’s pioneering cruise operator, today announced a short series of four landmark expeditions down Papua New Guinea’s Sepik River departing from Madang on February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2018. The new 7-day itineraries position the Coral Expeditions I at the Sepik for a short month-long window,…

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