Explore the world with us
Travel with us in 2023/24 and you can feel the world again, from Antarctica and the Arctic to Galapagos and West Africa.
Join us and explore the gems hidden along the stunning Norwegian coastline. To create these expeditions, we took inspiration from our almost 130 years of experience sailing the Norwegian coast. We'll bring you to secret spots which conventional cruise lines don’t reach – or even know about. Discover untouched fjords, charming fishing villages, and a fairy-tale landscape, handpicked by our experts.
Grand Expedition Cruises
Whether you’ve always dreamed of exploring the pristine fjords of Greenland, setting foot in the lost Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, or sailing through the tropical Panama Canal, you’ll be guided by your sense of adventure and appetite for discovery as you witness jaw-dropping scenery, cities buzzing with culture and some of the planet’s most amazing wildlife.
Spend your days at sea exploring the wonders of the waters around you and the wellness within. Deep dive into the science of oceanography with a full program investigating the ocean currents, intertwined ecosystems and tools for the modern explorer - all guided by our team of onboard experts. Itineraries also include a variety of wellness activities to unplug, detox and recharge at sea.
With rugged volcanic scenery and tame wildlife, little has changed since Charles Darwin set foot here in 1835. Sailing with us aboard our comfortable expedition vessel, Santa Cruz II, is a team of hand-picked experts with many years’ experience in the ecology and wildlife of Galápagos.
The British Isles
Picture yourself in a land of islands, rugged beauty, isolated shores, castles, kilts, clans – and whisky. Explore the wild nature and historic sites of the Shetland Islands, Orkney Islands and the multitudes of islands that are the Hebrides off the western Scottish coast is an adventure unlike anything else.
Central America and Caribbean
Travel to beautiful white sand beaches and perfect turquoise waters: a nature lover’s paradise with magnificent nature reserves, volcanoes and fascinating wildlife. Seek different experiences and fill your journey to warmer waters with adventure and excitement, on board our Expedition cruises in Central America and the Caribbean.
Europe's Atlantic coast is home to idylic coastlines and steeped in history. Experience UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and discover the rich history and culture of Galicia, the Basque Country, Brittany and Harlingen.
The unique combination of nature, small harbors and metropolitan areas opens for a different experience and new perspectives. Visit the places you have seen, read or dreamt about in a fantastic mix and a broad variety of stops along the way. Cruising along the coast enables a much greater spread of experiences than regular travel where you would have to pick a certain city or region to visit.
South America has it all. The wonders are many and they seem endless: Tall mountains, deep rainforests, white beaches and exotic wildlife. But there’s also diverse culture, rich history and exciting cities. The shifting climates providing diverse experiences and sceneries. So be prepared for incredible adventures.
West Africa & Cape Verde
Explore off-the-beaten-track destinations on volcanic islands where you’ll go on nature walks, experience sea kayaking and enjoy expedition-boat safaris among the mangroves.
Alaska is the ultimate place for adventure – off the beaten track and remote. It’s a stunning and wild land with vast stretches of wilderness, fjords, glaciers, icebergs – and national parks the size of nations. Be prepared for an epic journey.
Pure wilderness and spectacular landscapes provides for a true sense of adventure. Explorers have always been drawn towards the unknown 7th continent because of its spectacular nature and outstanding wildlife. The Antarctic oceans are full of exotic marine animals. If you visit this area, you will meet a lot of penguins, seals and maybe even see the great whales up close.
Greenland is beautiful, from its glaciers to its green meadows. Its unlike any landscape you're likely to have seen before. In a place without a real road system, one of the best ways to get to know the island is by ship, which can bring you to places you never imagined you'd see and acquaint you with people you had no idea you'd ever meet. In Greenland, Inuit culture is thriving and adapting to the changing times, and Greenlanders are a famously friendly people.
Iceland is topping many bucket lists with its breathtaking and supercharged natural wonders. The combination of volcanic drama, history and rugged scenery make Iceland a truly memorable destination. Explore hot springs, geysers, waterfalls and glaciers as we discover the hidden secrets of the land of the Vikings. Thanks to the Gulf Stream, Iceland enjoys a cool, temperate maritime climate.
The Northwest Passage is one of those really legendary places on the planet. For centuries, attempts were made to cross the passage. None were successful and many lives were lost until the Norwegian Roald Amundsen finally succeeded in 1906. Travelling through the Northwest Passage is only for the most adventurous explorers, and a unique experience. Our journey follows in Roald Amundsen’s wake aboard our new expedition cruise ship, featuring premium comfort.
The beautiful High Arctic is unlike anywhere else on the planet. Glaciers, magnificent tundra, sea ice and the midnight sun create lifelong memories. Svalbard offers the chance to encounter rich wildlife, from whales to Arctic foxes and amazing birdlife – not to forget the real ruler of Svalbard, the Polar Bear.