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Embark on a once in a lifetime voyage to Antarctica on a 5 star luxury cruise ship. Spend 3 days pre and post cruise in vibrant Buenos Aires, rich in charm and culture. Visit the penal colony of Ushuaia before rounding Cape Horn, the southern most tip of the Americas. Cruise Paradise Bay, Elephant Island, Gerlache Strait and the amazing Schollart Channel showcasing all that Antarctica can offer - calving icebergs, whales, seals, penguins, birdlife, towering mountains and majestic glaciers. Return via the Falkland Islands for another unique wildlife opportunity.

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  • Duration: 11 days
  • Departs: JUNE 30–JULY 10, & JULY 9–19, 2018
  • From Price: $4,245

Explore a mystical land shaped by fire and ice on this excursion to the ancient Viking stronghold of Iceland. Voyaging aboard the Ocean Endeavour, you’ll see Iceland at its best and most diverse. Marvel at the geological wonders of this island at the edge of the Arctic Circle, exploring its unforgettable culture, history, and people— from small fishing communities, to the ancient and modern capital, Reykjavík. First settled in 874 AD, Iceland today is the most sparsely populated country in Europe—yet it may also be the most dramatic. Volcanically and geologically active, Iceland is famed for its awe-inspiring lava fields, mountains, glaciers, and glacial rivers. Natural wonders and a stirring history await on Iceland’s rugged shores. Join us as we set sail in the wake of the sagas of old.

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  • Duration: 21 days
  • Departs: Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane: 16, 23; 30* Apr; 07, 14, 21* May; 04, 11, 18* Jun; 02, 09, 16*, 30 Jul; 06, 13* Aug; 03, 10* Sep 2019
  • From Price: $11,875

Experience the ultimate in Canada and Alaska on this incredible itinerary! Fly into Calgary, travel by coach to Banff and then along the magnificent Icefields Parkway to Jasper. Board the Rocky Mountaineer Rail for an unforgettable 2 day rail journey to Vancouver. End with a spectacular small ship cruise of Alaska’s Inside Passage, travelling away from the crowds and to where the big ships can’t go.

See the best of the Canadian Rockies on this flexible itinerary utilising scheduled tours and services throughout – ideal for independent travellers. Fly into Calgary, travel by coach to Banff and then along the magnificent Icefields Parkway to Jasper. Return to Vancouver with VIA Rail. Spend time exploring Vancouver before ending with a spectacular 7 night Alaska Inside Passage Cruise.

Enjoy time in Eastern Canada and experience the lively, multi-cultural cities of Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City – included is a visit to Niagara Falls to witness its awe-inspiring natural beauty. Embark on a 11 night cruise of Eastern Canada and New England before finishing up in the Big Apple with a few days to experience the everlasting buzz of New York City.

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  • Duration: 17 days
  • Departs: Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane: 24 May; 7, 21 Jun; 5, 12, 26 Jul; 2, 30 Aug; 6, 13 Sep 2019
  • From Price: $5,975

Experience a taste of what Canada and Alaska has to offer on this exciting 17 day itinerary. Depart from Vancouver on a 7 night cruise of the spectacular Inside Passage. On your return, embark on a fully escorted unique and truly Canadian mountain adventure tour. After an overnight in Blue River, travel the magnificent Icefields Parkway for a 2 night stay in Banff before returning to Vancouver via Lake Louise and Revelstoke.

See the best of Western Canada on this flexible itinerary utilising scheduled tours and services throughout – ideal for independent travellers. Fly into Calgary, travel by coach to Banff and then along the magnificent Icefields Parkway to Jasper. Board the Rocky Mountaineer Rail for an unforgettable 2 day rail journey to Vancouver. End with a spectacular 7 night cruise of Alaska’s Inside Passage.

See the best of Western Canada on this flexible itinerary utilising scheduled tours and services throughout – ideal for independent travellers. Fly into Calgary and experience the largest outdoor rodeo in the world “The Calgary Stampede”. Travel by coach to Banff and then along the magnificent Icefields Parkway to Jasper. Board the Rocky Mountaineer Rail for an unforgettable 2 day rail journey to Vancouver. End with a spectacular 7 night cruise of Alaska’s Inside Passage.

Fly over Cape Horn and the Drake Passage to reach Antarctica quickly and in comfort. Visit the white continent for a remarkable, once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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  • Duration: 16 days
  • Departs: Sydney: 2, 11, 20# Nov; 10, 19 Dec 2018; 16, 25 Jan; 13 Feb; 5, 14, 23 Mar 2019
  • From Price: $11,025

Enjoy a brief stopover in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires before setting off on your Antarctic Expedition Cruise. “The Ushuaia” accommodates a maximum of 84 passengers in 41 comfortable twin cabins and suites. The ice-strengthened polar vessel is equipped with inflatable landing craft ensuring superb landings and wildlife viewing opportunities on the otherwise inaccessible coastline. Onboard is a specialist team of international expedition leaders and lecturers, all extremely knowledgeable, enthusiastic, helpful and dedicated to the protection of the environment. The Antarctic Peninsula’s remarkable history will provide you with a type of excitement often only associated with the early explorers. You will have plenty of time to explore its’ amazing scenery, a pristine wilderness of snow, ice, mountains and waterways, and an incredible wide variety of wildlife. Apart from penguins and seabirds you are very likely to see Weddell, crabeater and leopard seals as well as Minke, killer (orca) and humpback whales at close range. Enjoy your Antarctic Expedition on board The Ushuaia, originally built for the United States agency NOAA (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration).

See the best of the Canadian Rockies and Alaska on this flexible itinerary utilising scheduled tours and services throughout - ideal for independent travellers. Fly into Calgary, travel by coach to Banff and then along the magnificent Icefields Parkway to Jasper. Board the Rocky Mountaineer Rail for an unforgettable 2 day rail journey to Vancouver. Enjoy a spectacular 7 night Alaska Inside Passage Cruise before discovering the wonders of interior Alaska - Anchorage, Denali and Fairbanks.

After the ritual of honi, or “sharing breath,” the revered Hawaiian invites us into his Halawa Valley home with a smile and to talk story. Lore of the island and the legacy of Kahunas, growing taro and the ancient practice of making poi—it’s not long before I feel like part of his extended ohana. Hiking through the valley, I can feel the “mana”—the spiritual and life energy— of this place.