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Expedition cruising

When it comes to visiting Latin America’s islands, rivers and remote reaches, travelling by water can often represent the best (and sometimes only) way to get around.

Our favourite cruises are adventurous in spirit, allowing for far more than a superficial glimpse of the destination thanks to illuminating commentary from expert guides, enthralling land excursions, and perhaps even on-board lectures. That said, you need not forgo your creature comforts – our selected range of comfortable riverboats, yachts and ships can, if desired, add an element of luxury to the experience of plying the waters of some of the region’s most fascinating and evocative areas.

With the southern tip of South America being the principal gateway for visits to Antarctica, cruises around the White Continent are another speciality of ours. We were one of the first UK operators to offer them and today we are amongst the foremost experts in travel to Antarctica, with an exceptionally wide range of vessels to choose from.

Places where we offer Expedition cruising

Types of Expedition cruising

Boat from Nekoh Island Antarctica

Antarctic Adventures

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Modern Antarctic travel may be easier and more comfortable than ever before but remains every bit an adventure. The intense thrill of the ...

Amazon cruise

Cruise the Amazon

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Journey along the almost inconceivably vast river artery of the world’s largest rainforest: what better way to see the Amazon than by ...

Galapagos Cruise

Cruise the Galapagos Islands

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Though it's possible to stay on land, the incomparable Galápagos Islands are most commonly visited by water. And no wonder: nearly 20 ...

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  • Since 1980
  • The original pioneers in travel to Latin America - the first and still the best
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  • Nobody knows Latin America better

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  • All our staff are in-depth Latin America specialists
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Wanderlust Reader's Travel Awards – Top Ten Tour Operator 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015
Latin American Travel Association – Award for Customer Service 2012
Sunday Times Travel Magazine – Specialist Tour Operator 2012
Sunday Times Travel Magazine – Best Value Tour Operator 2011

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Sunday Times Travel Magazine - Editor's Award 2013
British Travel Awards – Best Small Tour Operator Central & South America 2011, 2012
Condé Nast Traveller – Top Ten Specialist Tour Operator: 2010, 2011, 2012
Guardian and Observer Travel Awards – Top Ten Small Tour Operator: 2009, 2010, 2012