Our Hand-Crafted Itineraries

Balmoral cruising by Furebergsfossen waterfall , Norway
Balmoral cruising by Furebergsfossen waterfall , Norway

Our journey planners have poured their passion into designing a programme of cruises of which we are genuinely proud, providing you with a wide choice of interesting travels to some of the most fascinating places on earth, and at the very best times to see them. There is so much of the world to discover, so we welcome you on board our smaller ships to come and explore its wonders with us. 

Explore Northern Norway at the perfect time to spot the Northern Lights, celebrate New Year in Funchal, witness iconic events such as the Rio Carnival or Falmouth's Sea Shanty Festival, or see the waterfalls in Norway at their most powerful. And this year, cross the path of the Solar Eclipse aboard Bolette or see the Perseid Meteor Shower from the decks of Balmoral. This is why we were awarded Cruise Critic’s ‘Best Itineraries’ for five consecutive years.

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Bordeaux evening view, France Bordeaux evening view View on Bordeaux in the evening - France
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River Cities of France & Portugal • L2413

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Newcastle
Balmoral
08 May 2024
15 nights
  • Cruise along the serene River Seine en route to Rouen
  • Sample French wine and cheese, and custard tarts in Lisbon
  • Discover the history of the Age of Discoveries
Schwerin Castle, Schwerin, Germany Schwerin Castle, Schwerin, Germany Schwerin Castle, Schwerin, Germany
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Discovering the Castles & Cultures of the Baltic • S2414

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Dover
Borealis
27 Jun 2024
14 nights
  • Visit Helsinki for the Tall Ships Races and Kiel for Kieler Woche 
  • Uncover World War II history in Gdansk
  • Enjoy time in the well-preserved cities of Visby and Tallinn
View of Prins Christiansund from on board View of Prins Christiansund from on board Prins Christian Sound in Greenland
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Scenic Wonders & Wildlife of Canada & Greenland • T2417

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Liverpool
Bolette
19 Jul 2024
27 nights
  • Experience icebergs and glaciers in Greenland
  • Perhaps spot a polar bear in Nunavut
  • Learn about the Olsen family links with L'Anse aux Meadows
Sete Cidades landscape, Sao Miguel Island, Azores, Europe Sete Cidades landscape, Sao Miguel Island, Azores, Europe Sete Cidades landscape, Sao Miguel Island, Azores, Europe
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Portugal's Islands in Search of the Meteor Shower • L2424

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Rosyth
Balmoral
07 Aug 2024
15 nights
  • Discover the natural wonders of the Azores
  • Join ORCA to search for marine life from Balmoral
  • Your cruise is timed for the Perseid Meteor Shower and blooming hydrangeas
Parc national Mont Tremblant. Quebec. Autumn in Canada Parc national Mont Tremblant. Quebec. Autumn in Canada Parc national Mont Tremblant. Quebec. Autumn in Canada
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Canada in the Fall • S2423

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Southampton
Borealis
03 Oct 2024
26 nights
  • Timed to coincide with the fall season, see colour-changing foliage
  • Meet an award-winning fiddler in St, John's, Newfoundland
  • Delve into the history of the indigenous Mi’kmaq people
Voringfoss waterfall, Norway Voringfoss waterfall, Norway Voringfoss waterfall, Norway
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Norwegian Fjords & Autumn Fruit Harvest • L2430

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Newcastle
Balmoral
03 Oct 2024
7 nights
  • Experience Norway as it turns from summer to autumn
  • In Ulvik, sample local fruit produce, such as apple juice and cider
  • Sail past Hornelen - Europe's highest sea cliff
The Great market square in Antwerp, Belgium The Great market square in Antwerp, Belgium The Great market square in Antwerp, Belgium
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European River Cities & Christmas Markets • L2436

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Southampton
Balmoral
16 Dec 2024
6 nights
  • Browse stalls at two traditional Christmas Markets in two cities
  • Sample delicious Belgian chocolates in Antwerp
  • Explore the winding medieval streets of Rouen
View of Sydney bridge at night, Australia View of Sydney bridge at night, Australia View of Sydney harbour with Opera house, Australia

A Voyage of Exploration Around the World - Liverpool • T250106

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Liverpool
Bolette
04 Jan 2025
110 nights
  • Witness the mysterious Maoi statues on Easter Island
  • Learn about the inspirational life of Nelson Mandela
  • See the iconic Sydney skyline from Bolette's decks
View of the Mont Otemanu mountain reflecting in water in Bora Bora, French Polynesia, South Pacific View of the Mont Otemanu mountain reflecting in water in Bora Bora, French Polynesia, South Pacific View of the Mont Otemanu mountain reflecting in water in Bora Bora, French Polynesia, South Pacific

A Voyage of Exploration Around the World • T2502

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Southampton
Bolette
06 Jan 2025
106 nights
  • Explore the untouched landscapes of Robinson Crusoe Island
  • See the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge
  • Go in search of the Big Five in Africa 
View of Sydney bridge at night, Australia View of Sydney bridge at night, Australia View of Sydney harbour with Opera house, Australia

A Voyage of Exploration Around the World • T250206

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Southampton
Bolette
06 Jan 2025
108 nights
  • Explore the untouched landscapes of Robinson Crusoe Island
  • See the iconic Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge
  • Go in search of the Big Five in Africa 

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The Joy of the Journey

Sperm whale fin with Faial, Azores, in the background

Our way is about creating experiences that attract like-minded travel enthusiasts; people who love to experience nature, absorb other cultures and are as excited to engage with the wonders of the world as we are.

We keep tours smaller, many welcoming 25 guests or less, and our chosen specialist tour guides are immersed in local knowledge. Each port of call has always been researched with partners and relevant experts on the ground.