Wednesday 24 April 2013

Zegrahm Expeditions Launches 2014 Small-Ship Cruise Line-Up

Expedition Schedule Features New Trips and Past Guest Favorites to All Seven Continents

Zegrahm Expeditions, the world leader in small-ship cruising and overland adventures, is pleased to announce their 2014 ship-based expedition schedule. The line-up of adventure cruises features 14 extraordinary voyages that reach all seven continents aboard the Sea Adventurer, Isabela II, Island Sky, and Caledonian Sky. Accommodating between 40-100 guests, the vessels are staffed by an exceptional expedition team of scientists, naturalists, and historians.  
“From Antarctica to the Black Sea and Madagascar to the Galapagos, we are offering travel to some of the world’s most remote and exotic places in 2014,” stated Edwin Blythe, Zegrahm’s President. “Not only are we introducing new itineraries and bringing back a few past favorites, but with more voyages aboard the Island Sky and Caledonian Sky, we can simultaneously be exploring several different regions of the world and capitalize on the best time of year to be there.” 
Highlights of Zegrahm’s 2014 season include:
  • Circumnavigation of New Guinea: This two-part voyage received great reviews in 2009 and Zegrahm is excited to include it on their line-up once again. Travelers can explore the underwater wonders of the region’s vibrant coral reefs and visit remote villages in the Trobriands, Rabaul, and the Asmat. Voyage I sails March 8 - 23, 2014 and Voyage II follows March 19 – April 5, 2014
  • Mysteries of the Far North: Russia’s White Sea: This new itinerary exposes travelers to an area long closed to Western travelers. Taking place July 20 – August 6, 2014, the itinerary features sublime beauty, magnificent architecture, and fascinating history.
  • Pearls of PolynesiaFiji to Tahiti: In 2014, this always-popular itinerary is featuring an exciting new “voluntourism” opportunity that allows travelers to contribute to ecological preservation efforts on Suwarrow Atoll in the Cook Islands. In addition, the 17-day adventure, September 15 – October 1, 2014, offers a great mix of culture and natural history from searching for rare endemic species to learning about traditional island life.
  • Ultimate Aldabra: A Journey through the Seychelles: For the first time, Zegrahm is offering seven full days exploring the island group, which is a world heritage site and has remained largely untouched by humans due to its remoteness. The expedition sets sail November 16 – December 2, 2014.  
For more information about Zegrahm or to make a reservation on an upcoming expedition, please visit or call 1-800-628-8747.

Seattle-based Zegrahm Expeditions Inc., founded in 1990, is a leading adventure travel company specializing in small-ship expedition cruises, tours, and safaris to remote and intriguing destinations around the world. Led by expert guides and lecturers, Zegrahm itineraries are carefully crafted and all-inclusive, feature deluxe accommodations, and operate in all seven continents.

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