Set sail for an adventure of epic proportions on an ocean expedition. Experience the thrill of being up close to witness the crack and thunder as a glacier calves into the water in Alaska's Inside Passage; discover the azure waters, changing landscapes and prolific marine life of Central America and the Galapagos Islands; encounter gargantuan icebergs on a polar exploration; or relax and unwind aboard a tall ship as she plies the warms waters of Southeast Asia.
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If you like: Adventure, Spectacular Scenery, Wildlife, and Culture
Grizzly bears lumber across the land, bald eagles soar through the sky, sea lions laze on floating ice and whales frolic in the icy waters. An expedition or small ship Alaskan cruise gives you the opportunity to experience all of this wildlife and more
The Galapagos Islands
If you like: Unique Geology, Marine Life, Snorkelling and Close Encounters with Wildlife
Straddling the equator and lying 100 kilometres off the coast of South America, the Galapagos Islands are home to unique wildlife that has been so isolated they have no fear of humans. These 'enchanted isles' were the first place to be designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978
If you like: Breathtaking Natural Landscapes, Glaciers, Mountains, Lake and Marine Life
There is no better way to experience the dramatic scenery of southern Patagonia than on an expedition cruise. Navigate the icy waters of the legendary Beagle Channel and Straits of Magellan, get up close to penguins and whales and listen for the tell-tale crack of calving glaciers tumbling into the sea.
The Arctic & Antarctica
If you like: Unique Wildlife, Pristine Landscapes, and Bucket List Destinations
Towering ice, pristine landscapes and enchanting wildlife make the polar regions a photographers dream - many expeditions offer specialist photography departures. Emperor penguins by the thousands on South Georgia Island or polar bears prowling in Svalbard; the iconic wildlife of the polar regions is a highlight of polar travel. Marine mammals are active in these icy, nutrient-rich waters and birders should keep an eye on the sky for the myriad migratory birds that visit these regions.
If you like: Tropical Islands, Unique Cultures, Bustling Cities, Historical Temples and Sites
Sailing from Phuket to Thailand, explore the pristine white sands of the islands and little ports of the Andaman Sea and Phang Nga Bay and continue along the western coast of Malaysia via Penang and Langkawi to Malacca before reaching cosmopolitan Singapore. Star Clippers' Indonesia program features three exciting itineraries exploring the islands of the Indonesian archipelago from Bali. These voyages provide a vibrant mix of culture and natural beauty; from the dramatic scenery of Mount Bromo and the spectacular site of Borobudur Temple in central Java to the dragons of Komodo and beautiful corals and sandy beaches of the Gili Islands.