A small family run company with a long history in South America, Australis operates two ships with itineraries focusing exclusively on Tierra del Fuego, the Chilean Fjords and Cape Horn.
National Geographic and Lindblad Expeditions
You won’t find glassy atriums or pool decks filled with lounge chairs, but you will find steel hardened hulls on ships that can get you up close and personal with all kinds of coastline and wildlife. Lindbald in partnership with National Geographic will have enrichment with top notch tour leaders and lecturers who will bring the exotic to life for you.
Hurtigruten means “Fast Route” in Norwegian and this company begam life in 1893 as a ferry service up and down the Norwegian coast. Today, Hurtigruten not only continues original routes, but has grown to encompass itineraries to the NW Passage, Northernmost Russia, Greenland, Iceland, Svalbard, and the Antarctic.
Quark is the expert in polar expedition and can give adventurers unparalleled access to the most remote regions on Earth. With a diverse fleet of small expedition vessels and ice breakers, as well as unique land based adventures, Quark creates transformational experiences of a lifetime.
UnCruise sails small expedition style ships to Alaska, Hawaii, Baja California, Costa Rica, Panama, and to the Galapagos Islands. UnCruise Adventure’s largest ship travels with only 88 passengers; it is an intimate experience allowing you to enjoy the adventure with your family or along with other passengers. Enthusiastic expedition leaders, special lectureres and crew create memories not soon forgotten.