Expedition Cruising


Let us inspire you with these epic voyages of discovery in the Polar regions and the Atlantic. We’ve teamed up with one of our favourite travel partners to bring you these expedition and discovery cruise itineraries that journey aboard the Greg Mortimer or Sylvia Earle ships.

For a limited time, solo travellers can enjoy no single supplements on select 2023 Arctic & Global expeditions. Hurry, offer ends 31 December 2022.


12-Day Svalbard Odyssey

Expedition Cruise
Enjoy the best of Svalbard, a world of endless daylight where polar bear sightings quicken your pulse, guillemot cries echo from sea cliffs and beluga whales rise from the sea. Push through pack ice to find walrus and bearded seals.

Why we love this tour…
Look out for polar bears on the pack ice
Discover other arctic wildlife including guillemots, puffins, seals, reindeer, arctic fox and whales
Cruise on a Zodiac past blue glaciers and through stunning fjords
Experience walks across tundra coming out in brightly-coloured wildflowers
Enjoy optional activities including kayaking

** Save up to £1,350pp **

From £7,645pp

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19-Day Northern Lights Explorer

Discovery Cruise
Journey close to the coastlines of the Arctic Circle, skirting around the Norwegian and Greenland seas, and explore remote islands and villages of the region. As night falls, look skywards hoping to catch the magic of the northern lights.

Why we love this tour…
Explore UNESCO World Heritage Vega Island
Land on Jan Mayen, home to Mount Beerenberg
Discover the world’s largest fjord system at Greenland’s Scoresbysund
Hike among splendid scenery in Iceland’s remote Westfjords
Witness musk oxen, arctic hares and reindeer

** Save up to £3,399pp **

From £13,596pp

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17-Day Northwest Passage

Expedition Cruise
Get a glimpse into the world that captivated early explorers such as Franklin, Amundsen and Larsen and witness narwhal, polar bears, musk ox and beluga whale by exploring a portion of the fabled Northwest Passage.

Why we love this tour…
Stand in awe of Greenland’s Ilulissat Icefjord
Hike on Devon Island, the world’s largest uninhabited island
Zodiac cruise in Disko Bay, a hotspot for marine life including humpback, fin, minke and bowhead whales
See an abandoned Hudson Bay trading outpost
Head to Bylot Island – where 74 unique species of arctic bird thrive

** Save up to £1,420pp **

From £12,775pp

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12-Day Spirit of Antarctica

Expedition Cruise
Embrace the spirit of polar exploration on this classic expedition to the coveted white continent. Sail across the famed Drake Passage, admiring spectacular seabirds and approaching the ice as the explorers of old did: by sea.

Why we love this tour…
Watch albatross and giant petrel follow the vessel
Observe the first iceberg to appear near the South Shetlands
Search for minke whales and orcas
Observe penguin colonies
Cruise along ice cliffs up-close from a Zodiac

** Save up to $2,479pp **

From USD $9,916pp

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15-Day Cape Verde, Canaries & Azores

Discovery Cruise
Experience extraordinary birdlife, revel in the striking coastal and mountain scenery while on hikes, be prepared for encounters with elegant marine wildlife in their natural habitat.

Why we love this tour…
Enjoy whale watching in the Azores – the best in Europe
Experience birdwatching in Cape Verde and the Canaries
Explore four UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Hop over to Fogo Island by Zodiac craft
Descend into a former volcano in the Graciosa UNECO Biosphere Reserve

** Save up to £1,699pp **

From £6,796pp

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