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Expedition and small ship cruise

With unique locations, voyage to smaller ports, visit less-crowded villages and like-minded travellers, small ship and expedition cruising is perfect for those looking for an adventure, but with plenty of onboard comforts. The best part of smaller ships is that they drop anchor at destinations that larger ships can’t reach, allowing you to embrace the local culture up close without the crowds.
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Indulgent Italy and Mediterranean cruise and tour
29 days and 28 nights
Join a truffle hunt with a local farmer and his dog amongst the scenic hills of Alba
13 August 2022
Save $1,590 per couple
From
$10,775
per person
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Small ship Mediterranean enchantment
18 days and 17 nights
Free Barcelona stopover
26 October 2023
Includes complimentary premium spirits
From
$11,499
per person
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Kiwi and Aussie explorer
17 days and 16 nights
Includes 2 nights, 5 star hotel in Auckland
28 January 2023
Includes USD$350 onboard credit for RAA members
From
$8,399
per person
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Antarctic explorer aboard Ultramarine
11 days and 10 nights
See Antarctica differently with a heli flightseeing tour
31 October 2022
RAA Member offer USD$100 onboard credit
From
$18,720
per person
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North Cape and Majestic Fjords
18 days and 17 nights
Free Copenhagen stopover
6 July 2023
Includes complimentary premium spirits
From
$12,999
per person
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Scandinavia and Baltic allure
17 days and 16 nights
Includes 2 nights pre and post cruise 5 star accommodation
31 May 2023
Your choice of beverage package, onboard credit or shore excursions
From
$6,420
per person
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Spitsbergen highlights
7 days and 6 nights
Take a dip with a polar plunge
2 July 2023
RAA Member offer USD$100 onboard credit
From
$7,055
per person
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Awe-inspiring Ireland and Iceland tour and cruise
20 days and 19 nights
Visit Molly Gallivan's Cottage and learn the story of a widow who supported her children by brewing illicit whiskey
28 July 2022
Save $970 per couple
From
$7,449
per person
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Intro to Spitsbergen: fjords, glaciers and wildlife
10 days and 9 nights
Spot walrus, reindeer and polar bears
27 May 2023; 14 June 2023
RAA Member offer USD$100 onboard credit
From
$9,440
per person
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Fabulous France small group tour and cruise
26 days and 25 nights
Enjoy Arcachon Bay oysters, Bayonne ham and world-famous Bordeaux reds
04 September 2022
Save $1,300 per couple
From
$9,563
per person
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Arctic saga: exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen
14 days and 13 nights
Hike in the polar regions
15 May 2023
RAA Member offer USD$100 onboard credit
From
$10,000
per person
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Greenland adventure: explore by sea, land and air
9 days and 8 nights
Zodiac shore landings
21 July 2023
RAA Member offer USD$100 onboard credit
From
$12,720
per person
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Antarctic explorer: discovering the 7th continent
11 days and 10 nights
Take a dip with a polar plunge
6 March 2023
RAA Member offer USD$100 onboard credit
From
$13,600
per person
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Under the Northern Lights in Iceland and Greenland
14 days and 13 nights
Cruise along the largest fjord system in the world
8 September 2023; 20 September 2023
RAA Member offer USD$100 onboard credit
From
$14,960
per person
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Jewels of the Russian Arctic with Quark Expeditions
16 days and 15 nights
Zodiac shore landings
22 July 2023
RAA Member offer USD$100 onboard credit
From
$17,085
per person
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Antarctic express: fly the Drake
8 days and 7 nights
Experience zodiac sightseeing and shore landings
5 December 2022; 8 and 13 February 2023
RAA Member offer USD$100 onboard credit
From
$17,600
per person
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Essential Patagonia expedition
15 days and 14 nights
One helicopter flightseeing excursion
14 March 2023
RAA Member offer USD$100 onboard credit
From
$18,720
per person
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Antarctic explorer plus Cape Horn and Diego Ramirez
13 days and 12 nights
See Antarctica differently with a helicopter tour included
9 November 2022
RAA Member offer USD$100 onboard credit
From
$23,200
per person
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South Georgia and Antarctica penguin safari
16 days and 15 nights
See Antarctica differently with a helicopter tour included
20 November 2022; 4 December 2022
RAA Member offer USD$100 onboard credit
From
$29,440
per person
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Explorers and kings with Falklands and South Georgia
20 days and 19 nights
Enjoy zodiac sightseeing and shore landings
27 January 2023
RAA Member offer USD$100 onboard credit
From
$31,680
per person
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Epic Antarctica via Falklands and South Georgia
23 days and 22 nights
Enjoy a helicopter tour over this amazing destination
29 January 2023
RAA Member offer USD$100 onboard credit
From
$45,040
per person
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