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Southern Croatia cruise in comfort

One of the finest ways to take in Southern Croatia, its coves, islands and culturally rich cities, is on board a small cruise boat, travelling in comfort and style but with only 40 passengers on board. This Southern Croatia cruise begins and ends in the ancient harbour of Split, with plenty of time built into your itinerary to explore the city’s magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site. The centre of this is the Roman built Diocletian's Palace with a maze of other ancient archaeological wonders all around it. From Split we set sail to discover the islands of Southern Croatia and this stunning Dalmatian coast. Such as Korcula, famous for being the island where Marco Polo was born. And, with ... Read more >
From £559 excluding flights

Seychelles sailing holiday

This Seychelles sailing holiday is a week of pure Indian Ocean bliss, exploring the island idylls of this archipelago, famous for being isolated and paradise like. The Seychelles archipelago is actually made up of 43 Inner Islands and 72 Outer Islands and their highest peaks are a submerged mountain range, once joined to the ancient continent known as Gondwana. With a tropical climate and exquisite empty beaches, the population is still very small, focused mainly on the largest islands which we visit as part of our sailing itinerary: Mahé which is home to the capital city of Victoria, and then Praslin which is famous for its stunning Vallée de Mai, and UNESCO World Heritage Site. As well ... Read more >
From £1,009 excluding flights

Split to Dubrovnik Luxury cruise, Croatia

The gorgeous islands, pristine beaches, quiet harbours and beautiful towns of southern Croatia open up before you as you cruise along the Adriatic coast on a brand new luxury vessel. This is a fascinating and relaxing way to immerse yourself in the landscape, culture and history of this lovely country. This eight-day cruise takes you to some of the region’s celebrated highlights, including the extraordinary Diocletian’s Palace that still dominates life in central Split. Explore this city before sailing over to the small fishing port of Bol and its famous Golden Horn Beach. The cruise takes in Hvar, too, celebrated as a jet set destination, with an ancient fortress towering above the town ... Read more >
From £769 excluding flights

Seychelles 7 day sailing cruise

A stunning 7 day Seychelles sailing cruise around Praslin and La Digue islands as well as some of the smaller highly protected beautiful island idylls, supporting conservation organisations en route. The Seychelles have the most unique ecosystems in the world, with ancient geological and natural features that stretch back to the time when this archipelago, actually a submerged mountain range, broke away from the famous Gondwana supercontinent millennia ago. The Seychelles are also famous for their blissful beaches, of course, as well as an impressive ongoing commitment to conservation. Many of the islands that we anchor by and visit are run by non profit making organisations or ... Read more >
From £1,179 excluding flights

Iceland cruise, Circumnavigation

This 10-day cruise circumnavigates Iceland, exploring the island’s diverse natural wonders and amazing landscapes, and giving an insight into the Icelandic lifestyle through a host of exciting shore excursions. It’s the chance to experience the unique character of Iceland, visiting small communities and exploring well beyond the Reykjavik area that most tourists visit. This cruise packs in a wide range of highlights and activities. Explore Breidafjördur Bay in the west of Iceland, known for its busy bird life, basalt rock formations and beautiful scenery. While here, you might like to join an adventurous Snowcat expedition to the extinct volcano glacier Snaefellsjökull or go sea fishing ... Read more >
From £3,080 excluding flights
20% off early bird offer for Iceland cruises in 2019

Cuba sailing cruise, Havana to Cienfuegos

Sail aboard a beautiful three masted sailing cruiser and visit Havanna, Cayo Largo, and Cienfuegos, as well as Las Terrazzas UNESCO Biosphere Reserve & Guanahacabibes National Park, a crucial site for nesting sea turtles. You can snorkel coral reefs, visit the critically endangered Cuban crocodile breeding farm, a colonial era coffee farm and Sugarmills Valley (Valley de los Ingenios) - a UNESCO World Heritage site. We will also visit some historical sites such as the Bay of Pigs, old Havanna & Trinidad, and a UNESCO World Heritage site. A meticulously well-preserved Spanish colonial city, with its rich architecture, cobblestone streets, palaces and plazas it is sometimes referred to ... Read more >
From £1,593 excluding flights

Inner Reaches Eastern Coves cruise in Alaska

This Alaska cruise is a week on board a small ship - a converted expedition vessel that sleeps maximum eighty passengers. This is, of course, small in comparison with some of the giant cruise ships that travel Alaskan waters, and the size of our ship means that it can navigate the coves and crannies of this extraordinary coastline. Although large enough to navigate these icy waters and also carry zodiac boats and other equipment such as sea kayaks. This means that our guests can enjoy trips such as kayaking in Misty Fjords National Monument, taking a skiff to a waterfall for the best wake up shower ever or hiking in the exquisite environs of Baird Glacier. We also take some time in ... Read more >
From £2,306 excluding flights

Venice to Dubrovnik small ship cruise

An unusual small ship journey from Venice to Dubrovnik (or vice versa) via Pula, Split, Korcula and Kotor Bay in Montenegro. As we travel through these amazing destinations you will see some magnificent scenery and (hopefully) some dazzling sunsets, and we take time to visit Krka National Park, renowned for its magnificent waterfalls. There is an excursion to the Brijuni Islands and we also include walking tours through several ancient Croatian cities. We travel in a beautiful 204 ft/62 m long 3 masted schooner that has 18 double bedded or twin cabins, and each cabin is equipped with air conditioning and en-suite shower and W/C. She is a fine looking ship that catches the eye of both the ... Read more >
From £2,115 excluding flights

Antarctic expedition cruise, fly the Drake passage

This ten day Antarctica trip invites travellers to fly over Cape Horn in southern Chile's Tierra del Fuego archipelago prior to bypassing the shudders of Drake Passage before finally coming to rest on King George Island, part of the South Shetlands. Now your Antarctica trip can really start in earnest as you cruise through the icy fjords and creaking icebergs on board an 118 passenger expedition ship, one of the few vessels in the world equipped to deal with remote regions of both the north and south poles. This is an active Antarctic expedition that’s as much about penguins, seals and whales as it is about experiencing life in the wildest and least hospitable continent on the planet, ... Read more >
From £11,546 excluding flights

Cuba small ship cruise

Sail aboard a luxury 68 metre motor yacht and visit Havanna, Cayo Largo, and Cienfuegos, as well as Las Terrazzas UNESCO Biosphere Reserve & Guanahacabibes National Park, a crucial site for nesting sea turtles. You can snorkel coral reefs, visit the critically endangered Cuban crocodile breeding farm, a colonial era coffee farm and Sugarmills Valley (Valley de los Ingenios) - a UNESCO World Heritage site. We will also visit some historical sites such as the Bay of Pigs, old Havanna & Trinidad, and a UNESCO World Heritage site. A meticulously well-preserved Spanish colonial city, with its rich architecture, cobblestone streets, palaces and plazas it is sometimes referred to as the ... Read more >
From £2,124 excluding flights

Island hopping cruise in Northern Croatia

This island hopping cruise takes place around the quiet bays and all round marine magnificence of Northern Croatia, far from some of the busier spots of the Dalmatian coast and yet packed with fine natural and cultural heritage. Starting and finishing in Opatija, a pretty coastal town that is dotted with Habsburg-era villas, we head off into Kvarner Bay in search of island idylls. The islands here certainly don’t disappoint. Krk, for example, is barren and beautiful in the north and all vineyards and luscious hills in the south. Its local Vrbnicka Zlahtina white wine is a must. Rab Island has 22 beaches to choose from and its main town of Rab has a medieval walled town with plenty of ... Read more >
From £559 excluding flights

Turkey gulet cruise

While exploring the Turkish coast, we will can anchor in some of the most secluded spots, where we can really get the feel for the places that most visitors leave at sunset. This is a boutique version of the classic gulet yacht cruise, discovering historical sites, tiny harbour villages, untouched beaches and bays, and a choice of great activities; all while making yourself at home in the spacious comfort of your luxurious private cabin. On board you enjoy the relaxed company of your fellow guests, large lounge areas and deck, immaculate crew service, and magical feast after feast on board each day for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Departing and ending in Bodrum. This itinerary takes in ... Read more >
From £675 excluding flights

Great Barrier Reef & Lizard Island cruise, Australia

Sail the Great Barrier Reef and the coast of Queensland on board the ideal vessel. You will discover much that this memorable region has to offer; some of the best parts of the Great Barrier Reef, historic Cooktown and the beautiful tropical Lizard Island. Join a Marine Biologist on board a glass bottom boat and snorkel and SCUBA at a variety of the best and most colourful reef locations. Discover the pristine Ribbon Reefs of the northern Great Barrier Reef. Even the least confident swimmer can enjoy the opportunity to get up close and personal with the colourful corals, giant clams and myriad tropical fish at fringing reefs, located just metres from the beach on beautiful tropical ... Read more >
From £1,299 excluding flights

The best of Japan luxury cruise

During your cruise from Osaka to Maizuru via Kyoto Japan will open its doors and lift the veil on its imperial past revealing a curious mix of modernity and tradition. You will get your first glimpse of the skyline of Okayama from on board your vessel. Okayama is an ancient 16th seigniorial city with a remarkable cultural heritage and the fantastic and famous Korakuen Gardens, considered one of the finest landscape gardens in Japan. You will also visit Hiroshima, the gateway to Miyajima Sanctuary (UNESCO site), home to the majestic Shinto Shrine, whose entrance is guarded by a magnificent vermilion Torii. Charming Kagoshima, dominated by the majestic Sakurajima volcano, the symbol of ... Read more >
From £3,900 excluding flights

Bali and Komodo small ship cruise

We sail from Benoa Port to Rinca island, to experience the Indonesian archipelago on an island-hopping adventure. You can explore Satonda Island, a flooded volcano with a crystal-clear lake at its center; snorkel off Keramat Island and explore the colorful coral reefs below. For many the highlight will be a stroll through the Komodo National Forest on the Islands of Komodo and Rinca to spot the largest living reptile on Earth- the Komodo Dragon. You will also have the chance to bathe beneath a waterfall while exploring beautiful Moyo Island. Included: 7 nights accommodation on board in your chosen cabin grade, each with private ensuite SH/WC & individually controlled air conditioning. ... Read more >
From £1,755 excluding flights

Svalbard luxury cruise in the Arctic

Cruise amidst pristine landscapes of glaciers and icebergs and explore deep fjords lined with rugged mountains. Abundant wildlife and dramatic landscapes, luminous under the midnight sun, create memories and emotions you won’t soon forget on this Arctic expeditions. Explore Svalbard where the polar bear roams freely. Hike and Zodiac amid icebergs and spectacular tundra. Vast colonies of birds pocket the rugged cliffs. Seals and walrus haul out on rocky outcrops. Whales spout and breach before your eyes. Come delve into the wonder of one of the planet’s most inspiring places. Our purpose-built luxury expedition ship has been designed specifically for navigating waters in some of the ... Read more >
From £4,266 excluding flights

Seychelles island hopping cruise

Island hopping around the Seychelles on board the ideal small ship, the Pegasus. Seychelles is the perfect destination for both summer and winter cruises due to its warm climate. The islands, due to their fragile habitats, are home to many very rare species of plants and birds, as well as giant tortoises. We will visit several reserves, explore some stunning scenery and have some fantastic opportunities for water sports, including snorkeling & diving (optional). Cruise from Mahe to Aride, a striking granite island north of Praslin, before heading to Cousin Island, a stunning bird sanctuary. Also visit Curieuse, home to giant tortoises, Vallee de Mai Reserve, a world heritage site, Sister ... Read more >
From £1,499 excluding flights

Great Barrier Reef cruise in Australia

Sail the Great Barrier Reef and the coast of Queensland on board the ideal vessel. You will discover everything that this memorable region has to offer; the best parts of the Great Barrier Reef, spectacular rainforest trails and the beautiful tropical Lizard and Dunk islands, along with the beautiful private Pelorus Island. Join a Marine Biologist on board a glass bottom boat and snorkel and SCUBA at a variety of the best and most colourful reef locations. Discover the pristine Ribbon Reefs of the northern Great Barrier Reef and experience the colourful coral gardens of Thetford and Nathan reefs. Even the least confident swimmer can enjoy the opportunity to get up close and personal with ... Read more >
From £2,097 excluding flights

Greek Island hopping cruise in the Aegean

This Greek island hopping cruise starts and ends in Marina Zea in Athens, and so you can access it easily but then escape into the heavenly Cyclades archipelago for a week of Hellenic heaven. We visit the Cycladic greats of Mykonos, Paros and Santorini, all special in their own ways. Mykonos not only for its legendary nightlife but also for more quiet coves, where we can drop anchor to swim. Paros is a hikers’ favourite, with a network of Byzantine footpaths or ‘strátes’ connecting ancient villages such as Parikia, the island capital, with 13th century whitewashed houses, and a Venetian castle. Finally, Santorini needs little introduction, a small yet sublime volcanic archipelago enclosing ... Read more >
From £1,609 excluding flights

Norwegian Fjords classic cruise

'The World's Most Beautiful Voyage' according to Lonely Planet. Sail from Bergen to Kirkenes and back in 12 days. See 34 ports and cover over 2,500 nautical miles, allowing you to explore every inch of Norway's magical coastline. At any time of year, its a voyage like no other. The drama of the scenery and the wildlife will stir the explorer in you. 22 of the ports lie north of the Polar Circle and you will be given the opportunity to join excursions tailor-made to match your exploration level. Whatever you miss on the northbound sailing during night, you are able to see in daylight on the southbound sailing. In the classics league there is a reason famous travel routes are famous. Each ... Read more >
From £1,819 excluding flights
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