Small Ship Adventures

Venture into marine environments and find coastal views that you couldn’t experience on a land-based trip. Travel and sleep on a yacht or expedition vessel specially designed for small group tours that are much more personal than the average cruise.

Featured Trips

Nazca boobies are among the many birds you'll see on Genovesa
Galapagos: Aboard Eric-Letty, Northern Circuit
Cruise the best northern island sites, including Genovesa, on a 20-passenger yacht
Nazca boobies are among the many birds you'll see on Genovesa
Land Cost: $4,700 - $5,600
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11 days
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27 upcoming departures
This fleet of two identical expedition yachts built in 1991 are custom-designed for Galapagos cruising. These ships offer great value and are the perfect choice for families as they have a triple cabin available and offer special family and teen departures in the summer and over the holidays.
Look for Santa Cruz's wild tortoises
Galapagos: Aboard Eric-Letty, Southern Circuit
Cruise to the best southern island sites, including Floreana, on a 20-passenger yacht
Look for Santa Cruz's wild tortoises
Land Cost: $4,700 - $5,600
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11 days
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27 upcoming departures
This fleet of two identical expedition yachts built in 1991 are custom-designed for Galapagos cruising. These ships offer great value and are the perfect choice for families as they have a triple cabin available and offer special family and teen departures in the summer and over the holidays.
Admire and explore Rabida's red sand beach
Galapagos: Aboard M/V Evolution, Northern Circuit
Cruise the islands on a 192' newly-commissioned yacht offering traditional elegance
Admire and explore Rabida's red sand beach
Land Cost: $5,950 - $7,950
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11 days
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27 upcoming departures
This Victorian-style expedition vessel has every modern convenience, spacious cabins, and plenty of comfortable, covered deck space for lounging and alfresco dining. Adults of all ages find the ship comfortable, and its special family and teen departures are good choices for multi-generational travel.
Get up close and personal
Galapagos: Aboard M/V Evolution, Southern Circuit
Cruise the islands on a 192' newly-commissioned yacht offering traditional elegance
Get up close and personal
Land Cost: $5,950 - $7,950
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11 days
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27 upcoming departures
This Victorian-style expedition vessel has every modern convenience, spacious cabins, and plenty of comfortable, covered deck space for lounging and alfresco dining. Adults of all ages find the ship comfortable, and its special family and teen departures are good choices for multi-generational travel.
Leave the M/Y Grace, your home for the week, and head for the mainland
Galapagos: Aboard the M/Y Grace, Northern Circuit
Cruise the islands on an historic ship offering luxury service and appointments
Leave the M/Y Grace, your home for the week, and head for the mainland
Land Cost: $6,600 - $9,250
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11 days
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27 upcoming departures
This refurbished yacht carries a rich history, royal credentials, and elegant, comfortable appointments. The ship attracts adult travelers who enjoy a bit of luxury, the history of the vessel, and adventure in style.
Spot sea lions on the rocks around Santa Cruz
Galapagos: Aboard the M/Y Grace, Southern Circuit
Cruise the islands on an historic ship offering luxury service and appointments
Spot sea lions on the rocks around Santa Cruz
Land Cost: $6,600 - $9,250
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Duration:
11 days
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27 upcoming departures
This refurbished yacht carries a rich history, royal credentials, and elegant, comfortable appointments. The ship attracts adult travelers who enjoy a bit of luxury, the history of the vessel, and adventure in style.
Nazca boobies are among the many birds you'll see on Genovesa
Galapagos: Aboard The Origin, Northern Circuit
Cruise the best northern island sites, including Genovesa, on a 20-passenger yacht
Nazca boobies are among the many birds you'll see on Genovesa
Land Cost: $7,650 - $7,850
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11 days
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27 upcoming departures
The MV Origin is a dream boat, blending the best of tasteful design and decor, luxury amenities, and environmental sustainability. This ship was built based on years of feedback from past participants. It's custom design is ideal for Galapagos excursions. Connecting rooms and triple cabins make it ideal for families.
Look for Santa Cruz's wild tortoises
Galapagos: Aboard the Origin, Southern Circuit
Cruise to the best southern island sites, including Floreana, on a 20-passenger yacht
Look for Santa Cruz's wild tortoises
Land Cost: $7,650 - $7,850
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Duration:
11 days
Dates:
27 upcoming departures
The MV Origin is a dream boat, blending the best of tasteful design and decor, luxury amenities, and environmental sustainability. This ship was built based on years of feedback from past participants. It's custom design is ideal for Galapagos excursions. Connecting rooms and triple cabins make it ideal for families.
Amazing views from your boat
Antarctic Explorer
The Antarctic peninsula with options for active adventure
Amazing views from your boat
Land Cost: $5,795 - $15,695
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Duration:
11 days
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37 upcoming departures
Don't just view Antarctica: hike, kayak, camp, ski, and climb it! This is an active person's polar dream trip for energetically engaging the ice.
Penguins everywhere.
Antarctic Express
The Antarctic peninsula without the Drake Passage
Penguins everywhere.
Land Cost: $9,995 - $21,595
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Duration:
8 days
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13 upcoming departures
Encounter a world where nature creates the rules, her unpredictable temperament making each trip unique, exciting and personal—and no Drake Passage crossings are required! With a spectacular view, included charter flights between Punta Arenas and Antarctica have you experiencing the majesty of the 7th continent before transferring you to your ship in no time. 
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