Saturday 24 February 2024

Cruising the Mekong with Jayavarman

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The Mekong has nourished Southeast Asian civilisations for millennia. Roderick Eime traces the course of history.

Considered by many early explorers to be among the wildest rivers on the planet, the 4350km Mekong (Mother of Water) is the 12th longest river in the world and the seventh longest in Asia. Its daunting rapids and narrow, raging gorges thwarted the colonial French as much as the turbulent politics that festered along its banks.

Friday 23 February 2024

APT and Seabourn enter new charter agreement

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APT and Seabourn have signed a 'multi-year' expedition cruising partnership (TTG Media)

Seabourn and APT will enter into a "multi-year partnership" and will charter two ships next year saying they will expand focus on expedition cruising.

Thursday 15 February 2024

New vessel annouced for Antarctica21

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Antarctic expedition cruise line, Antarctica21, will construct a new vessel to be called, Magellan Discoverer, and will join its fleet for the 2026-27 Antarctic season.

Monday 12 February 2024

Heritage Line to pause operations on Upper Mekong

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Heritage Line’s much anticipated Upper Mekong itineraries aboard the brand new luxury vessel, Anouvong, launched in August, have been interrupted due to “demanding conditions”.

Wednesday 7 February 2024

Travel Advisors: Win a FAM Place to Antarctica with Quark Expeditions

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Quark Expeditions, the Leader in Polar Adventures, is taking 10 dedicated Travel Advisors on an all-encompassing Antarctic FAM trip as part of its Great Polar Sweepstakes, which runs February 1 to May 31, 2024. Winners of the points-based incentive will join the 11-day Antarctic Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent voyage in November 2024.

Tuesday 6 February 2024

PASPALEY PEARL by PONANT open for business

The newly announced collaboration between PONANT and PASPALEY have announced their dedicated website and booking centre are officially open for their 2025 inaugural year of sailing.

Thursday 1 February 2024

Expedition Cruising News from Atlas Ocean Voyages

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Atlas Ocean Voyages
, the leader in yacht expedition cruising, is excited to highlight the 2024 Arctic Season featuring two yachts in the region for the first time. World Traveller and World Navigator will sail 11 expeditions ranging from 7 to 12 nights, exploring the captivating Arctic region with departures from Tromso, Oslo , Longyearbyen, Reykjavik , and Kangerlussuaq. Enjoy the convenience of inclusive charter jet air service from either New York John F. Kennedy International Airport or Oslo Gardermoen Airport on select expeditions.

Swan Hellenic unveils 2025 worldwide expedition cruises

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New itineraries bring rich cultural and wild ecosystem discovery opportunities across West Africa, the Mediterranean and Latin America, as well as the Arctic and Antarctic.

Tick off your Bucket List with Aurora

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Aurora Expeditions is excited to share the 2024 'Go Wild With Your Bucket List' e-book, created to inspire travellers to seek out new and exciting experiences as they plan their upcoming adventures.

National Geographic Orion Returns to the Mediterranean in 2025

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Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic says National Geographic Orion will return to the Mediterranean in 2025 with four brand-new expeditions that explore this storied region like never before. Aboard this elegant, 53-cabin ship, travelers will discover familiar destinations like Turkey, Greece, and Croatia from a new perspective as they visit historic islands and lesser-known ports of call alongside a renowned team of naturalists, historians, and photographers. Learn more about these vibrant voyages that strike the ideal balance between iconic sights and quieter coastal gems.

Wednesday 31 January 2024

New for 2024 are these Ultra-luxe, seven-night Kimberley expedition cruises

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Book by the cabin or charter the whole yacht

Launch savings of 15 per cent – book by February 29, 2021

Australian superyacht specialist, YOTSPACE, has announced the debut this year of the first catamaran to cruise in the Kimberley – a brand new, ultra-luxe vessel carrying just eight guests that can be booked by the cabin or as a private charter.

Explore The Coast of West Africa

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Photo credit: Jan Hvizdal

Anyone who has done some travel throughout the African continent knows well how difficult visiting multiple countries can be. Unlike the Americas or Europe, intercontinental travel in Africa is typically not only much more costly but also ill-fated by inconvenient and lengthy flight options. Imagine my surprise (and delight) when I discovered a unique, new way to add a few African countries to the ‘done’ list with the HX Hurtigruten Expeditions West Africa Archipelago Cruise.

Tuesday 23 January 2024

100 Years of #ExpeditionCruising for One Remarkable Small Ship


Spectacular slow cruise voyages to Baja California and Alaska with AdventureSmith Explorations offer unmatched experiences and a chance to be part of 'Westward's' history

Friday 12 January 2024

Bookings to open for overnight cruises on Australia's first five star riverboat

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Bookings to open early February for the launch in 2025 of Australia’s first five-star overnight river cruises

Savings and bonuses for earlybird bookings made by February 29, 2024

PODCAST: #ExpeditionCruising on ABC Radio

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Expedition Cruising editor, Roderick Eime, is back on air talking about his favourite subject with guest presenter, Dominic Knight on the nationally broadcast program, Nightlife. Tune in now:

Thursday 11 January 2024

PONANT opens Kimberley 2025 season with 18 departures from May to September

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PONANT, a world leader in luxury expeditions, has launched their 2025 Kimberley season with 18 departures available to book between May and September 2025. PONANT promises an added layer of enrichment with Le Jacques-Cartier returning to the region in 2025 for the second year after her inaugural season in the Kimberley in 2024, alongside renowned sistership Le Soléal sailing 10-night ‘Australia’s Iconic Kimberley’ itineraries between Broome and Darwin.

Thursday 4 January 2024

Monday 1 January 2024