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Cruising the Great Lakes 2023

Tour Highlights Transit historic Welland Canal’s eight locks en route from Lake Ontario to Lake Erie. Full-day excursion to Niagara Falls, with a specially arranged cruise to Horseshoe Falls and a visit to the Floral Clock with an exclusive lunch at the Watermark Restaurant overlooking the falls. While in Detroit, birthplace of Motown, relive the […]

The Mighty Amazon & Incan Empire

Experience life along the river with visits to traditional villages whose inhabitants find sustenance by the bounty of the jungle and the river that feeds it. 

Coastal Life: Adriatic & Aegean Seas

Tour Highlights Tour of Split, with a visit to Diocletian’s fourth‑century palace, including the well‑preserved Temple of Jupiter and Cathedral of Saint Domnius. Walking tour of the walled city of Dubrovnik and visits to the Rector’s Palace and the Maritime Museum. Walking tour of medieval Kotor. Explore the ancient archeological site of Butrint, Albania, a […]

Changing Tides of History: Baltic Sea Countries

Tour Highlights Visit the ruins of Hammershus Castle at Bornholm Island. Tour of Gdańsk, the cradle of the solidarity movement, its historic Gdańsk Shipyard and Old Town. Walking tour of Visby, a former Hanseatic city on the island of Gotland. Experience Riga in the city tour and visit the St. John’s Church. City tour of […]

Scottish Isles & Norwegian Fjords

Visit 13th-century Eilean Donan Castle and a scenic excursion to the Isle of Skye.

Rivieras & Islands of Spain, France & Italy

Tour Highlights Visit to the fortified hilltop town of Carcassonne in the Languedoc region with tours of the Basilica of Saints Nazarius and Celsus and the Musée des Beaux Arts. Tour of Marseille featuring its historic Old Town and a visit to the magnificent Notre Dame de la Garde. Walking tour of Aix-en-Provence, featuring the Mazarin District, Old Aix, the Cours […]

Inland Sea of Japan & South Korea

Excursion on Miyajima to tour the sixth‑century Itsukushima Shrine and see the iconic Great Torii Gate.

Cruising the Canary Islands and Morocco

Tour Highlights Excursions in every port, featuring four UNESCO World Heritage sites, scenic coastlines and idyllic ports rarely visited by larger ships. Visits to La Palma scenic Caldera de Taburiente and the Mirador de la Concepción for spectacular views of the “Pretty Isle.” Full-day excursion to Tenerife, renowned for its Spanish colonial architecture and the stunning scenery […]

Discover Southeast Alaska (Juneau to Sitka) 2023

See the spray of whales only yards away and venture into secluded inlets as you get up close to nature, whether from the decks of the Chichagof Dream or aboard its skiffs and kayaks.

The Galapagos Islands: 8 Days of Wonder & Amazement

Observe with remarkable proximity the diversity of endemic species such as the Nazca, red- and blue-footed boobies; giant tortoises; Santa Fe land iguanas; and the famous Darwin’s finches.

The Pride of South Africa, Botswana, Namibia & Zimbabwe

Tour Highlights Excursion to Soweto, including a visit to Nelson Mandela’s former home. Tours of the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg, South Africa. Guided tour of Victoria Falls, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the world’s Seven Natural Wonders. Two-night river safari with unobstructed onboard game-viewing. Naturalist-guided excursion boats for unique wildlife viewing and fishing on the […]

New Zealand: Circumnavigating the South Island

Excursion to Rotorua, epicenter of the indigenous Māori culture, to see the Pohutu Geyser and a Māori haka war dance performance.

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