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Love nature and wildlife? Prefer small-ship cruising and active pursuits like hiking and kayaking? An expedition cruise will be perfect for you. Discover the best destinations for personal encounters with local people and animals, how expedition cruise ships differ from mainstream cruise ships and whether this type of cruising is a good fit for your travel interests.

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Kangerlussuaq -> Nuuk -> Cruising -> Resolution Island -> Akpatok Island -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Red Bay (Canada) -> L'Anse aux Meadows -> Twilingate Islands -> St. John's (Newfoundland)
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Colon (Cristobal) -> Panama Canal -> Darien Jungle -> Choco -> Choco -> Choco -> Cruising -> Isla de la Plata -> Machala -> Guayaquil
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Guayaquil -> Cruising -> Salaverry (Trujillo) -> Lima -> Paracas Bay -> Cruising -> Matarani -> Arica -> Cruising -> Antofagasta -> Pan de Azucar -> Coquimbo (La Serena) -> Santiago (Valparaiso)
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Santiago (Valparaiso) -> Cruising -> Niebla -> Castro -> Puerto Chcabuco -> Punta Arenas -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Ushuaia
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Ushuaia -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Antarctica -> Ushuaia
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Although the accommodations are not luxurious, they were comfortable and adequate. The adventure was unbelievable! We spent little time in the room and most of our daytime hours were off the boat. We kayaked, hiked, went on skiff tours and ... Read more
We were encouraged to join my sister and brother-in-law of their 25th wedding anniversary trip to the Galapagos. They were considering a much smaller ship, but after I saw Celebrity offered on of the biggest ships in the region I suggested Celebrity ... Read more
Chosen specifically for the opportunity of seeing polar bears which was successful many times over.The ship and crew together with the guides were all first class and all our needs were well taken care of especially the safety aspects which couldn't ... Read more
I came back to Quito with my 8-year-old daughter, plus a bus-full of new friends yesterday afternoon, with our new Galapagos skin (red, tanned, and slightly peeled) and our Galapagos heart (purified, fulfilled, and hopeful). Now, sitting in my room ... Read more
The main reason for taking this cruise was to see exotic Greenland and Iceland at the same time. This cruise only offered 1 stop in Iceland after leaving Reykjavik but I spent a full week in Iceland on my own using a rented car to appreciate that ... Read more
We sailed from Broome to Darwin through the Kimberleys. The scenery was breathtaking. The daily excursions were full of interest as well as unique and very enjoyable. The staff were amazing. They could not do enough to assist us. You would only ... Read more
I believe other reviewers miss the point in comparing their experience on Silver Galapagos with other cruises. The Galapagos is a closed, tightly regulated market; only ships exclusively dedicated to the Galapagos can operate there. So the ... Read more
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