There is nothing as thrilling as expedition cruising, navigating the waters in the world's farthest corners for some of the most authentic and intimate experiences few people have access to.
It's about getting out in the wild to explore and discover nature at its rawest with a team of knowledgeble crew and experts. Every day is a new adventure - whether it's a Zodiac ride that takes you close to the penguins in Antarctica or swimming with sea turtles in the Galapagos Islands.
Gone are the days of bunk bed and basic meals where ice breakers and special vessels built for research purposes are oftentimes chartered for adventure voyages. Today's expeditionary cruiser travel in style on board custom-built boats and yachts that promise nothing short of luxury and comfort, with suite-style accommodation, high-tech amenities, private butler, Michelin-inspired restaurants and full-service spa.
Origin & Theory
Sister ships Origin & Theory are the most comfortable premium-class yachts operating in the Galapagos archipelago, combining modern sophistication with quality guiding and accommodating just 20 guests each. They are both members of Relais & Chateaux.
Silversea Silver Explorer
Discover Antarctica in absolute comfort and style with Silversea's premium expedition ship, Silver Explorer. Travel on this ice-breaker vessel around the Antarctic Peninsula, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands, accompanied by specialist guides.
Silversea Silver Cloud
Undoubtedly one of the most luxurious ships to cruise Antarctica, the Silversea Silver Cloud is perfect for an introduction to the white continent, boasting a Relais & Chateaux restaurant, highly attentive staff and suite-style accommodation.
Iquitos, Peruvian Amazon, Peru
Sail the waters of the mighty Amazon onboard the 147 ft exclusive Aria Amazon, which offers a first class service and luxurious accommodations.
M/V Magellan Explorer
An exciting and beautiful new addition to Antarctica21's fly-cruise operation, the M/V Magellan Explorer means that guests can fly over the infamous Drake Passage, cutting four days at sea to now sail the Antarctic peninsula in ultimate comfort and style.
Punta Arenas, Patagonia, Chile
Take an unforgettable voyage on the Stella Australis through Tierra del Fuego's spectacular fjords, glaciers and channels separating Chile and Argentina. Enjoy visits to Cape Horn and the Magellan Strait, as well as marine wildlife-spotting opportunities.
Mekong River - Vietnam & Cambodia
On board the Mekong's first floating boutique hotel, Aqua Mekong, journey up the river towards Cambodia or down towards Vietnam. En route you will explore the fascinating scenery and culture along the river during off-shore excursions.
Greg Mortimer Antartica
Built to world-class polar standards, the Greg Mortimer is an exciting new addition to our Antarctica portfolio, boasting excellent safety features, innovative tech, flexible itineraries including fly-sail options and a range of activities.
Setting new standards in polar cruising, the M/V Hondius offers a flexible itinerary to maximize wildlife contact; fast ship-to-shore transfers; the highest standards of fortification for ice-strengthened vessels and a stylish and informal ambience.
MS Hebridean Sky
Experience the breathtaking Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands on board the fantastic small expedition ship, the Hebridean Sky (formerly Sea Explorer), whose journeys offer incredible wildlife observation, daily landings and lectures on board.