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Expedition Cruises

Expedition Cruising

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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Expedition Cruising Basics Expedition Cruising Basics
Get the low-down on off-the-grid voyages to the Galapagos, Alaska, Amazon River and more.
Best Cruises for Nature Lovers Best Cruises for Nature Lovers
Looking for wildlife and nature on your next cruise? Here are our favorite destinations and cruise lines.
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Check out the pros and cons of small-ship, nature-based cruising in Alaska.
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02/16
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
Our first cruise on the Minerva. This was a trip made up of two cruises - Timeless South America and Natural Wonders of Latin America. We flew to Santiago in Chile from London Heathrow with Iberia. The flight was poor with a 2 hour wait in Madrid ... Read more
Silversea is one class act. All possible categories to review were excellent, so no need to spend time with details. The Captain, his crew and the Expedition team exceeded every expectation that I had for the adventure. Chef Pia astounded us with ... Read more
12/15
We boarded LeSoleal in the Solomon Islands, and cruised southwards through the Coral Sea to the very remote isles of Vanuatu and New Caledonia. We disembarked in Noumea. The ship was spotless, well maintained and operated to perfection. The ... Read more
Extensive travel can foster skepticism about promotional information. In this instance the Galapagos aboard Xpedition is everything, and more, than the publicity promotes. I regretted that skepticism kept us from booking a b2b of both loops. My ... Read more
For those looking for a standard cruise this would not be your thing although Celebrity does its best to bring a lot of its standard cruise feature to this ship. For those looking for an amazing adventure with an up close and personal look of an ... Read more
08/15
In the interest of full disclosure, my wife and I are not big cruisers. We travel extensively, but have only done a few cruises. Generally, we find them underwhelming. Celebrity's Xpedition in the Galapagos is an exception and we would do this ... Read more
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