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Adventure Canada Secures Exclusive Access to Famed HMS Erebus Site

Adventure Canada

Arctic expedition company Adventure Canada, in an exclusive partnership this summer with Parks Canada, is striking out once more to the legendary wreckage site of the Franklin Expedition’s HMS Erebus as part of their iconic Into the Northwest Passage and Out of the Northwest Passage 2019 expeditions. Since the last confirmed sightings of the 1845 Franklin Expedition’s two ships more…

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Outer Shores Expeditions Setting Sail on Annual Migration of Canada’s Pacific Coast

Outer Shores Expeditions

Outer Shores Expeditions is kicking off its 2019 season aboard Passing Cloud, a six-guest classic wooden schooner designed by William James Roué, famous for Canada’s legendary Bluenose. With four different regions offering once-in-a-lifetime multi-day expeditions, guests are provided the ultimate unplugged experience to be immersed in the wildlife, ecology, and Indigenous cultures of the Canadian Pacific Coast. Setting sail into…

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Bringing Back the Sounds of Captain Cooks Adventure in New Zealand

Captain Cooks Adventure in New Zealand

This month New Zealand In Depth are launching a new experience for guests to step back in time and embark on an adventure into remote areas of Dusky Sound (New Zealand) explored by Captain Cook, all whilst supporting vital conservation work to bring back the call of endemic bird species. Designed to celebrate the history and nature of the remote south west…

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Natural Habitat Adventures Launches ‘Polar Bears in a Changing Arctic’ Expedition

Polar Bears in a Changing Arctic

Natural Habitat Adventures, a leader in responsible wildlife tourism and conservation travel partner of World Wildlife Fund, has announced it will host a Special Expedition: Polar Bears in a Changing Arctic, a first-of-its-kind field education opportunity from October 14-20, 2019 in Churchill, Manitoba. This exclusive departure of the ecotourism company’s 7-day Classic Polar Bear Adventure will take travelers into the…

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Antarctica21 Announces New Ship Launch Date and Expedition Itineraries

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Antarctica21, a leader in the air-cruise model to Antarctica, announces its new 2020/2021 expedition schedule with 40 air-cruises this season.  Joining the company’s fleet of expedition vessels and aircraft, the new M/V Magellan Explorer will make its maiden voyage on November 28, 2019. In 2020/2021 season, the elegant, 73-passenger Magellan Explorer will sail to Antarctica 18 times with four different…

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Quasar Expeditions Captures Rare Wildlife

Quasar Expeditions wildlife

Quasar Expeditions has partnered with three award-winning photographers to lead cruises around the Galapagos Islands. Beginning in August 2019, Suzi Eszterhas, Harry Skeggs and Tui De Roy will share their passion for photography with guests of Quasar’s iconic M/V Evolution. For two weeks this summer, from August 17-31, 2019, travelers will explore the Galapagos Islands with Suzi Eszterhas, best known for her work…

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Silversea Welcomes 8 New Expedition Leaders

Silversea expedition leaders

Demonstrating a commitment to nurturing the best talent in the expedition travel industry for the benefit of its guests, Silversea Cruises recently held its second Expedition Leadership Training Academy, on land and aboard its cruise vessel Silver Discoverer. A small group of ambitious trainees—each with specialist knowledge in an expedition-related field—met in Durban, South Africa, on December 7, 2018, to commence their…

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Hurtigruten Expedition Ship MS Fram Undergoes Upgrade

MS Fram ship exterior

After a decade of exploring some of the most spectacular waters on our planet, Hurtigruten’s MS Fram will receive a full makeover—and reemerge as a brand-new expedition ship. Hurtigruten, the world’s largest expedition cruise operator, is undergoing a large-scale refurbishment project regarding MS Fram. Custom built for exploring the Arctic, Antarctica, and other destinations in Hurtigruten’s extensive expedition cruise program,…

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Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic Announces Epic Antarctica

National Geographic Epic Antarctica

Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic has announced Epic Antarctica, an extraordinary new voyage exploring along the ice’s edge of remote Antarctic shores—including the Antarctic Peninsula, rarely visited Western Antarctica, the impressive Ross Sea ice shelf, Macquarie and the sub-Antarctic islands of Australia and New Zealand. Set aboard Lindblad’s new next-generation expedition ship National Geographic Endurance, the 35-day adventure will offer wildness and…

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National Geographic Venture Successfully Launches

National Geographic Venture Launch

Earlier this week, Lindblad Expeditions successfully launched the National Geographic Venture from Nichols Brothers in Freeland, WA as she took to the water for the first time. The vessel will welcome her first guests in San Francisco in late November. Following her launch celebrations in San Francisco, she will depart on two new and unique inaugural itineraries that explore the…

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