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Friday, 13 May 2022

Coral Expeditions Releases 'An Expeditionary Voyage to Wallis and Futuna'

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Australia's pioneering expedition cruise line sets course for remote Wallis and Futuna Islands for inaugural exploration

On 16 December 2022, Coral Adventurer will cast off from Cairns on an epic journey of discovery to the remote islands of Wallis and Futuna, located 2,000 nautical miles into the South Pacific. With no fixed itinerary, the 21-night voyage sailing from Cairns to Auckland is a true blue-water expedition for only the most intrepid of explorers.

Thursday, 28 April 2022

PONANT's Le Lapérouse in Darwin ahead of Kimberley season

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With operations resuming 28 April 2022, the monumental moment comes as Le Lapérouse anticipates setting sail for PONANT's highly anticipated Kimberley 2022 season, operating between Darwin and Broome.

Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Discover Indonesia's Hidden Islands

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Teeming Wildlife With Award-Winning Documentary Filmmakers

Specialist conservation cruise operator Heritage Expeditions’ Indonesian Explorer voyage is expected to be an even more thrilling adventure following some adjustments and exciting additions to the 2022 itinerary, such as Komodo National Park and the amazing world biosphere reserve of Wakatobi National Park.

Wednesday, 13 April 2022

Heritage Expeditions Releases 2023-24 Southern Ocean Season

 aboard Heritage Adventurer.

Pioneering New Zealand-based expedition cruise company Heritage Expeditions has released its 2023-24 Southern Ocean Season adding some exciting destinations to its iconic voyages.

Commercial Director and Expedition Leader Aaron Russ said the 2023-24 season proudly continues Heritage Expeditions' tradition of exceptional, personalised adventures sharing unforgettable, intimate explorations of some of the world's best-kept secrets, cultural encounters and wilderness and wildlife hotspots.

"Our new Southern Ocean Season sees us exploring the island paradise of the South Pacific, down to the wild and remote Subantarctic Islands, returning to the heart of Antarctica, the Ross Sea, and the coastlines and islands of New Zealand aboard our luxurious expedition flagship Heritage Adventurer," he said.

Among the new destinations were Komodo National Park, land of the Komodo Dragon, and Jacques Cousteau's "underwater nirvana" Wakatobi National Park joining the tropical paradise of Raja Ampat and Whale Sharks of Kwatisore Bay on an 18-day voyage Indonesian Explorer from Bali to Madang.

"These itinerary revisions turn what was already an unforgettable voyage into a real Indonesia bucket list adventure."

And with New Zealand's borders about to open up to the world again, small-ship expedition cruising was the perfect way to experience parts of the country still unexplored by many New Zealanders with the Kiwi family-owned and operated company, said Aaron.

"We have more than 35 years experience exploring New Zealand's coastlines and islands and our immersive wilderness expeditions are created to share parts of New Zealand many visitors, and New Zealanders alike, rarely get the chance to experience."

Heritage Expeditions 2023-24 Southern Ocean Season is now on sale.

Tuesday, 1 February 2022

PS Murray Princess: History repeats on memorable river cruise

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A leisurely cruise along the River Murray is a history lesson afloat

At more than 2500 kilometres, it’s up there with the Nile and Amazon and has sustained human habitation for around 40,000 years. Its catchment spans three states and provides water and irrigation to more than a million households, growing fruit, grain and vegetables to feed the nation.

Tuesday, 26 October 2021

Pandaw Expeditions Closure

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Pandaw regrets to announce that due to the continuing Covid 19 impact on international leisure travel, the closure of its destinations in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and India, and the critical political situation in Myanmar, the company has no alternative but to cease its river cruise operations due to the lack of financial liquidity and failure to find additional funding in the wake of the Covid 19 crisis.

Friday, 15 October 2021

Sailing ship, Golden Horizon, cancels Australian season

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Ongoing uncertainty surrounding the resumption of cruising in Australia and the projected status of Australian interstate and international borders has forced UK-based cruise line, Tradewind Voyages, to cancel its maiden 2022/23 summer season in Australia of the world’s newest and largest sailing ship, Golden Horizon.

Wednesday, 29 September 2021

CroisiEurope to cruise between Egypt and Jordan on the Red Sea

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This new 8-day itinerary along the Sinai Peninsula is exclusive! From November 2021 to March 2022, passengers of La Belle de l’Adriatique will embark on a journey brimming with unparalleled historical abundance.

Saturday, 18 September 2021

New polar odysseys: PONANT launches sales for Antarctica 2022-23

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including two new expeditions from and to New Zealand

PONANT, the world leader of luxury expeditions aboard small luxury ships, unveils a totally new range of voyages to the ends of the earth for the Antarctic season including two exciting new itineraries from and to New Zealand. With these unprecedented polar odysseys aboard the first LNG-powered hybrid electric luxury polar exploration vessel, Le Commandant Charcot, PONANT invites travellers in search of meaning to weigh anchor for new adventures in the wake of the famous navigator after whom the ship is named.

Thursday, 16 September 2021

New expanded 2022-23 brochure from Aurora Expeditions

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Australia’s award-winning adventure cruise company, Aurora Expeditions, has today launched its expanded 2022-23 Season Brochure for its Arctic, Antarctica and Global program.