Discover some of the stunning and dramatic islands of the North Atlantic with expedition cruises to Scotland, the Faroe Islands and Iceland or play at some of the world’s top courses on a unique expedition golf cruise. Scotland has a rich tapestry of history, culture and rugged, natural beauty, not to mention some of the world’s best golf. The Faroe Islands, an archipelago in the middle of the North Atlantic, are some of the more remote, inhabited islands in the world
Discover the secrets of whales mysterious lives in the cold Antarctic waters with this immersive and educational experience. Join professional cetacean (whale) experts as they conduct important research - sharing their awe inspiring underwater videos and impressive knowledge with us along the way. Not to be outdone, Antarctica's seals are also found in sizeable numbers, resting up and storing energy for the long winter ahead. Add in the phenomenal red and pink sunrises and sunsets and you're guaranteed an action packed expedition ahead!
Embark on the classic 11-day Antarctica route on board the RCGS Resolute. This vessel offers fantastic observation areas both inside and from the outer decks, allowing you to comepletely soak in the magnificent coastal landscapes of the Southern Ocean. Start in Ushuaia and venture across the unpredictable Drake Passage until you reach the Antarctic Peninsula. Explore the seventh continent by Zodiac cruising, kayaking, or hiking ashore. Daily activities will bring you closer to the stunning abundance of wildlife such as penguins, seals and whales!
The Falkland Islands and South Georgia are the jewels of the South Atlantic Ocean. The Falkland Islands has a rich and storied history, while South Georgia has rightly been called ‘the most staggering wildlife show on earth’. After our in depth exploration, we are certain you will agree. This voyage also offers a Photography Symposium Expedition for photography enthusiasts, where will you travel with a team of highly experienced photographers to improve your camera skills! In 2019 the exclusive Santiago to Stanley flight service maximises your time spent exploring!
Spend 13 unforgettable days exploring the Antarctic on the modern RCGS Resolute expedition vessel. Cruising through the Drake Passage and along the Antarctic Peninsula, you will hope to encounter pods of whales, penguins and seals! Surrounded by dramatic landscapes and mighty icebergs, you can choose from a range of activities such as hiking ashore, zodiac cruising and sea kayaking to explore the area. Learn about the environment, wildlife and ecology from Polar experts throughout your journey.
Take advantage of the height of summer to navigate through immense blue icebergs to reach the Antarctic Circle and visit remote historic locations and wildlife colonies. Explore the Gerlache Strait in depth, discover countless penguins huddled together, mammoth seals lazing on the shores and impossibly tall mountains rising from the ocean. The incredible wildlife observation in this striking landscape is complemented by knowledgeable expert guides brimming with facts and information about everything from history to humpback whales. Don't miss it!
Embark on the classic 11-day Antarctica route on board the RCGS Resolute. This vessel offers fantastic observation areas both inside and from the outer decks, allowing you to completely soak in the magnificent coastal landscapes of the Southern Ocean. First take advantage of an exclusive charter flight from Santiago to Stanley before boarding the ship and heading towards the Antarctic Peninsula. Explore the seventh continent by Zodiac cruising, kayaking, or hiking ashore. Daily activities will bring you closer to the stunning abundance of wildlife such as penguins, seals and whales!
Embark on a spectacular journey below the Antarctic Circle over 12/13 days on board the exceptional RCGS Resolute expedition vessel. Cross through the mighty Drake Passage and as you reach Antarctica, witness expansive landscapes, abundance of wildlife including Adelie and Gentoo penguins, as well as weddell and leopard seals. The farther south you go, the more sea ice you will find and the aim will be to cross the circle before getting stopped by this ice. Few ships go this far south and this journey will take full advantage of being on a modern, ice-strengthened vessel of this calibre
Book now for the ultimate white Christmas adventure! Join the RCGS Resolute on a remarkable journey taking all the highlights of the Antarctic Peninsula including Deception Island and the Gerlache Strait. Watch humpback whales breach, penguins waddle and mammoth leopard seals lazing on the shores. Make the most of your time with regular zodiac excursions and take the opportunity to go kayaking amongst the glaciers. A Christmas to remember!
Meet the locals of South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula on this immersive adventure to the 7th continent. From the 100 thousand-strong King penguin colonies of South Georgia to the newly discovered million-strong Adelie penguins of the remote Danger Islands, this expedition has a special focus on the incredible wildlife that exists in the harsh polar conditions. It's not just penguins - humpback whales and huge leopard seal sightings are complemented by the chance to learn about the tragic story of Shackleton and the heroic HMS Endurance expedition. A truly extraordinary voyage!
Join one of the most far-reaching polar expeditions toward Antarctica over 19 action-packed days. Spend your days exploring ashore in the company of expert guides - including naturalists, marine biologists, ornithologists as well as photography professionals. Begin in the Falklands and encounter your first penguin sighting on West Point Island bustling with rockhoppers and magellanic penguins. Towards South Georgia, you will be surrounded by hundreds of King Penguins and fur seals. As you reach the Antarctic Peninsula, your journey will truly be a one-in-a-lifetime experience!
Embark on a spectacular journey below the Antarctic Circle over 14 days on board the exceptional RCGS Resolute expedition vessel. Cross through the mighty Drake Passage and as you reach Antarctica, witness expansive landscapes, abundance of wildlife including Adelie and Gentoo penguins, as well as weddell and leopard seals. The farther south you go, the more sea ice you will find and the aim will be to cross the circle before getting stopped by this ice. Few ships go this far south and this journey will take full advantage of being on a modern, ice-strengthened vessel of this calibre
The vast Patagonian ice-sheet that straddles the Andes mountains in South America is the third largest ice-mass on the planet, after Antarctica and the Greenland icecap. It is a remnant of the earth’s most recent ice age and dominates the landscape, ecology and geology of Patagonia. Discover this maze of fjords and islands aboard one of the world's most capable expedition ships, the RCGS Resolute. Observe huge glaciers and migratory wildlife by Zodiacs, and enjoy hikes to outstanding viewpoints
This outstanding voyage explores the the stunning fjords and soaring peaks of Baffin Island before crossing the Davis Strait to witness the glaciated landscapes and colourful fishing villages of western Greenland. The voyage begins in Iqaluit and explores the south east corner of the Baffin island's Monumental Island and the small hamlet of Pangnirtung. Throughout the journey, passengers are constantly on the lookout for wildlife - including a variety of bird and marine life and of course, the icon of the North - the elusive polar bear who roams the ice floe edge
This voyage links numerous historic locations on Canada’s East Coast, including a known Viking settlement, a French-built fortress, several remote mission locations and isolated fishing ports. Journey from the more temperate climate found in the Maritimes, northwards and into the higher Arctic latitudes. Subtle changes to vegetation and wildlife species can be noticed and expert guides will interpret and explain these changes throughout the journey. A particular highlight of our voyage is a visit to Torngat Mountains National Park – home to the highest mountains in Canada
The islands of Canada’s Atlantic coast feature a rich and diverse culture, found in small fishing communities and remote out ports. The area is well known for its Celtic traditions and the music and cuisine of the region is celebrated the world over. Historically, this is one of the most fascinating places in North America. This 11-day exploration starts and ends in the historical town of Louisbourg, where passengers will encounter a staggering abundance of wildlife including prolific birdlife, numerous seal and whale species, and even the fabled wild horse of Sable Island
Canada’s East Coast Maritime provinces are home to some of the finest golf courses in North America. Golfers from around the world are drawn by the superb challenges offered and the magnificent coastal settings. Exposed to the elements, these championship layouts provide a great test for golfers of all skill levels. On this outstanding new voyage we blend a unique cruise experience, full of wildlife encounters, visits to colourful coastal villages plus exciting off-ship excursions, while providing easy access to several of Canada’s most spectacular golfing locations
No places are as linked to the history of golf as Scotland and Ireland. The earliest mention of golf is a 1457 Scottish Act of Parliament where, ironically, it was banned because it distracted from the military sport of archery. Today more than a dozen of the World’s Top 100 Courses (Golf Digest) can be found in the region, a pedigree we are proud to match with the advanced capability and comfort of our expedition ship – RCGS Resolute. This expedition offers a totally unique take on a traditional golfing holiday
This iconic voyage explores Canada's remote Northwest Passage and stunning fjords of the Baffin Island coastline before crossing Baffin Bay to Greenland where we marvel at the beauty of the gigantic icebergs calvingoff of the Greenland icecap. Follow in the footsteps of the early Arctic explorers such as Franklin, Amundsen and Larsen, exploring the archipelago of islands and channels that create Canada’s high Arctic region
This expedition offers a chance to explore the spectacular land and seascapes of the Canadian Arctic. Observe an outstanding variety of marine birdlife and sea mammals and take time to visit indigenous art galleries that showcase the talents of these remote peoples, whose rich output is a major focus of this highly unique and engaging expedition