Why choose an expedition cruise?
Expedition cruising is a taste of exploration and adventure in off-the-beaten-path places. The ships are able to navigate closer to scenic wonders. Led by an expedition team with naturalists and guest lecturers who give presentations on the culture, history, geography, on the destinations visited. This style of cruise will suit the more intrepid traveller looking for a one-of-a-kind experience.
Who is expedition cruising suited to?
Expedition cruise lines typically attract adventure and unusual thrill seekers. The lines have very unique & exotic destinations such as the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica and Greenland.
The focus is on very isolated scenery and/or wildlife up-close and personal. They offer new experiences - new cultures, new food and new senses. Ship amenities range from simple accommodations to ultra-luxury.