Caribbean Vibes & Ocean Exploration

Departure date
10 days

Cruise Overview

Explore Mayan heritage and island wonders

  • 10-day expedition cruise exploring the Caribbean, from Miami to Belize, Nicaragua and Panama.

  • Spot incredible wildlife like turtles, dolphins, sharks, monkeys and iguanas, against a backdrop of sandy beaches, lush forests and turquoise seas.

  • Visit ancient Mayan ruins, stunning UNESCO-protected sites, remote beauty spots, bustling cities and welcoming island communities.

Ancient civilization

Start your Caribbean cruise in glamorous Miami, before we head south to visit the wonders of Belize. See the remains of the Maya empire in the beautifully restored ruins of Altun Ha, just outside Belize City.

Pristine island beauty

Explore the uninhabited Half Moon Caye island in the Lighthouse Reef, home to the Blue Hole natural monument. See why UNESCO's Seaflower Biosphere Reserve in the waters around Isla de Providencia is nicknamed 'the Sea of Seven Colors'. Then watch vibrant wildlife in the UNESCO-listed National Marine Park.


We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

Miami, the 'Magic City'

Day 1

Relax at sea

Day 2–3

Mayan heritage of Belize

Day 4

Birds of Half Moon Caye

Day 5

Science and scenery

Day 6

The Sea of Seven Colors

Day 7

Welcoming Big Corn Island

Day 8

UNESCO Marine Park

Day 9

Arrival at Colón

Day 10

What's included

Expedition Cruise

  • Expedition cruise in a cabin of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner including beverages (house beer and wine, sodas, and mineral water) in restaurant Aune
  • Fine-dining À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm is included for suite guests
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board. Be aware that we sail in remote areas with limited connection. Streaming is not supported.
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle to fill at onboard water refill stations
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organize and guide activities, both on board and ashore
  • Range of included activities

Onboard activities

  • Experts from the Expedition Team present detailed lectures on a variety of topics
  • Use of the ship’s Science Center which has an extensive library and advanced biological and geological microscopes
  • The Citizen Science program allows guests to contribute to current scientific research projects
  • The onboard professional photographer will give tips and tricks for taking the best landscape and wildlife photos
  • The ship has hot tubs, a sauna, and an indoor gym
  • Yoga and meditation sessions with an instructor
  • Participate in informal gatherings with the crew, such as daily recaps and the next day’s preparations

Landing Activities

  • Escorted landings with small boats (RIBs)
  • Loan of trekking poles and all equipment needed for the activities
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket
  • Expedition photographers will help configure your camera settings before landings

What's not included

  • International flights  

  • Travel protection

  • Luggage handling 

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team

Included Programs

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages

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