Monday 29 August 2022

Heritage Expeditions resumes popular Sea Kayaking options

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Pioneering small ship expedition cruise company Heritage Expeditions is delighted to announce the return of its popular sea kayaking programme on select Subantarctic, Indonesia and South Pacific voyages.

The reinstatement of the popular paddling options on Galapagos of the Southern Ocean, Forgotten Islands of the South Pacific, Indonesian Explorer and Discover the Secrets of Melanesia coincide with the arrival of Heritage Expeditions' luxurious new 140-guest flagship Heritage Adventurer and sees the dynamic reteaming of Heritage Expeditions with the sea kayaking legends at Southern Sea Ventures.

Commercial Director and Expedition Leader Aaron Russ said the team at Heritage Expeditions was excited to be bringing sea kayaking back following strong guest interest.

“We’re delighted to be bringing back our sea kayaking option, it’s something our guests have been asking for and, with the arrival of Heritage Adventurer, can deliver exceptional, on-water wilderness experiences in collaboration with the expert guides at Southern Sea Ventures,” he said.

“Heritage Adventurer provides the perfect base camp from which to launch these incredible excursions and landings, and allows guests the opportunity to experience incomparable wilderness exploration and wildlife and cultural encounters.”

With groups limited to just 10 and 12 guests, lucky participants have the option to enjoy intimate coastal explorations with expert guides in areas often inaccessible to the Zodiacs.

Kayaking around the Subantarctic Islands offers a wide array of habitats and sea kayaking opportunities from sandy bays and sea caves to rugged, wildlife filled cliffs and backdrops of extraordinary floral displays. These wild and remote islands are also perfect sanctuaries for nesting seabirds, fish and inquisitive marine mammals.

While kayakers in Indonesia and the South Pacific will be rewarded with tranquil, tropical settings and beaches, sea caves and reef explorations, and be a source of fascination to the locals who often paddle their dug-out canoes out to join them, and invite them back to their villages.

Sea kayaking is available on the following expeditions:

Galapagos of the Southern Ocean
18 – 29 December 2022
Voyage from US$11,250pp (based on Deck 4 Superior twin share)
Kayaking option: US$1,150pp (limited to 10 spaces)

Forgotten Islands of the South Pacific
28 December 2022 – 4 January 2023
Voyage from US$6,250pp (based on Deck 4 Superior twin share)
Kayaking option: US$900pp (limited to 10 spaces)

Indonesian Explorer
7 – 24 October 2023
Voyage from US$13,995pp (based on Deck 4 Superior twin share)
Kayaking option: US$1,300pp (limited to 12 spaces)

Discover the Secrets of Melanesia
23 October – 8 November 2023
Voyage from US$13,195pp (based on Deck 4 Superior twin share)
Kayaking option: US$1,450pp (limited to 12 spaces)

Travel is aboard 140-guest expedition Heritage Adventurer, built in Finland she brings an impressive history of Polar exploration having held records for the most northern and southern Arctic and Antarctic navigations. Guests on board will still enjoy the intimate and experiential expedition voyages synonymous with Heritage Expeditions, which have been foremost in planning, albeit now in more spacious, stylish and comfortable surrounds including an on board pool, while a fleet of 14 Zodiacs ensures the maximum expedition adventure. Guests aboard this luxury vessel will also enjoy all-suite cabins with private facilities and an Observation Deck with 360-degree views.

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