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Canada's East Coast

Explore Canada's East Coast including Sable Island, Perce, Quebec, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland & Labrador, and even the quaint taste of France in St.Pierre & Miquelon. Family friendly tours take you to see the famous wild horses of Sable Island as well as sea kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and cycling excursions throughout the voyage.

Exploring the coastal wild lands of Newfoundland & Labrador, this expedition cruise travels through the western shores of Newfoundland including Gros Morne National Park, and Torngat National Park. This voyage links several fascinating historic locations on Canada’s east coast including L'ans Aux Meadow, the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site and local outports of Labrador.

Arctic

This celebrated voyage explores the remote Northwest Passage, starting in western Greenland and finishing in the remote Arctic outpost of Cambridge Bay, at the western extremity of the fabled waterway. We follow in the footsteps of the early Arctic explorers such as Franklin, Amundsen and Larsen, exploring the archipelago of islands and channels that create Canada’s high Arctic region. This is the home of the polar bear, the barren ground grizzly bear, musk ox, caribou and walrus.

Pathways to Franklin
August 23 - September 1

This voyage will appeal to both lovers of wildlife and the dramatic history of early polar exploration. We will trace the routes of the early explorers who sailed – and perished – in these waters as they sought a way through the fabled Northwest Passage. Our itinerary includes a visit to one of the largest migratory bird sanctuaries in the world, and we enjoy frequent sightings of seals as well as beluga whale. The mythical narwhal inhabits these waters, and we also hope to encounter polar bears at special locations that we have discovered over the years.

Antarctica

Christmas in Antarctica
December 20 30, 2018

Join us for the ultimate ‘White Christmas’ on a memorable voyage to the Antarctic Peninsula on the more capable, and more comfortable RCGS Resolute. Towering glaciers, amazing wildlife encounters, snow-covered landscapes, massive icebergs and the option to choose your favorite activities each day make this voyage the perfect way to spend the holiday season. In the waters of the Antarctic Peninsula, we spend our days off the ship exploring by Zodiac boat, making several shore landings each day in the company of our expert guides. We discover Antarctica and its remarkable wildlife through photography, zodiac excursions, hiking onshore, and, for the more adventurous, camping and sea kayaking. Visits to historic huts and the opportunity to visit a working research station add another dimension to the voyage.

Quest for the Antarctic Circle
December 29, 2018- January 8, 2019

Cross the circle and enjoy more time exploring the Antarctic Peninsula. Utilizing our decades of experience, we have designed a voyage allowing us to reach our objective of the Antarctic Circle in just 11 days. On the way south, we enjoy eight days of off-ship exploration visiting a large number of landing sites and cruising among the ice floes in our Zodiac boats, before reaching the Antarctic Circle in the vicinity of Detaille Island.

Africa 

Exploring South Africa, Victoria Falls & Botswana
October 24, 2018 - November 6, 2018

From cosmopolitan Cape Town to the breathtaking power of Victoria Falls to the remote wilds of Botswana, this is the ultimate African travel experience. Gaze out from the top of Table Mountain, visit the very tip of the continent at the Cape of Good Hope, make new friends during a home-hosted dinner, search out legendary wildlife along the Chobe River, marvel at the biodiversity of the Entabeni Conservancy, sample wines at a vineyard — and that’s just the start. Multiple game drives and unique culinary experiences round out the itinerary, providing the perfect blend of culture and thrills.

Europe

Italy’s Treasures: Art, Food & Wine
March 16, 2019 - March 27, 2019

Discover the best of Italy on this 12-day sojourn to some of the country's most beloved cities and regions, including the Tuscan countryside, Florence, Siena and Venice. Explore a local farm and indulge in a cheese and wine tasting, trek the rugged coast and remote fishing villages of Cinque Terre, and spend four relaxing nights in a Tuscan villa. Then, choose the way you discover the charming town of Lucca: on foot or by bicycle. Get to know Florence with a walking tour of the city’s treasures and monuments, including the Piazza del Duomo. Visit a winery in the countryside and learn the secrets of Tuscan cuisine as you participate in a cooking lesson. Wander the streets of Bologna and taste some of the area’s specialty foods. Your journey of discovery concludes with two wonderful nights in Venice. These are Italy’s treasures.


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