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Choose To Cruise

A calm ocean breeze. Waves lapping along the boat’s edge. A drink in your hand. That’s the serenity aboard a cruise ship. Explore the world with all the comforts you could ask for. From dock to dock you can relax in the sun, meet new friends, take in some entertainment, or join the party—stopping only to see the fantastic sights of coastal cities around the world. Ship off and watch your worries shrink with the distant shore.

Check out our cruise page to see where we can take you.

Private Vatican & Croatian Coastlines Cruise Tour

VENICE TO ROME
May 16, 2019 – 10 days from $4199 usd
Venice, Rovinj, Split, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Giardini , Naxos, Sorrento, Rome
Delve into architectural and epicurean wonders on both sides of the Italian peninsula during this 10-day adventure that combines an Adriatic and Dalmatian Coast cruise with a private Vatican tour, Colosseum arena entrance, and foodie market tour in Rome. Listen to the Venetian clock tower bells of Torre dell’Orologio strike the hour as hundreds of pigeons scatter about St. Mark’s Square. Sip crisp and dry Verdicchio paired with octopus salad or garlic-flavored black risotto in delicious Dubrovnik. Drift past the blue domes of Our Lady of the Rocks, a sanctuary for Kotor’s local fishermen for nearly 2,000 years. Sample succulent baked cardoon stalks harvested from Sicilian thistles and dusted with melted aged Parmesan cheese near the precipitous slopes of Mount Etna in Giardini Naxos. Experience an exclusive tour deep into the storied shadows of the Colosseum, sidestep crowds during a private tour of some sectors of the Vatican Museums and the Sistine Chapel, and dine in a Rome restaurant featuring authentic Italian dishes.

Book by May 1, 2019

Classic Italy & Dalmatian Coast

ROME TO VENICE
May 8, 2019 – 8 days – $1999 usd
Rome, Sorrento, Giardini, Naxos, Kotor, Dubrovnik, Split, Rovinj, Venice
Explore the shores of Italy, Croatia and Montenegro, discovering the charm of Venice, the magnificence of Rome, and the vast beauty of the Dalmatian Coast. Wander down the ancient cobblestone streets of Taormina, travel up the sparking fjord to Kotor and bask in the allure of small ship cruising as your small ship anchors in the heart of Old Town Dubrovnik while larger ships only pass by. From remarkable small ports such as Rovinj to timeless cities like Venice and Rome, discover the Mediterranean’s most charming and historic destinations in one incomparable voyage.
Book by May 1, 2019

LISBON TO BARCELONA

Spanish Symphony – July 7, 2019 – 8 days – $2099 usd
Lisbon Cádiz Gibraltar Málaga Almeria Cartagena Palma de Mallorca Barcelona
Poised as if to kiss the continent of Africa, Andalusia hugs the southern coast of Spain and embraces cultural influences from both sides of the strait. This is the birthplace of Don Juan and Carmen, evening paseos by women in lace mantillas, cape-twirling matadors. In short, it is quintessential Spain. The beaches of the Costa del Sol are legendary. And behind lie equally magnificent mountain ranges sheltering picturesque “white villages.” Here you won’t find cookie-cutter castles, but amazing cultural amalgams like the Alhambra and Alcázar. On your elegant ship, you will cruise past larger ships right to the heart of old towns and to the steps of friendly bodegas.

Book by May 1, 2019

SAN DIEGO TO PUERTO VALLARTA


Fishing for the Sea of Cortez – October 4, 2019 – 7 days – $1699 usd
San Diego Cabo San Lucas La Paz Loreto Puerto Vallarta
Follow in the wake of John Steinbeck and Jacques Cousteau as you explore the charismatic Baja peninsula and wildlife-rich Sea of Cortez. Called the “aquarium of the world,” these waters are home to all manner of marine life. Fish for trophy-size marlin and tuna. Swim with wild dolphins and sea lions. Shop for Baha hoodies in sleepy mission towns and take a 4×4 high into the Sierra Madre mountains to swim at secluded waterfalls. In between adventures, sample delicious Baja Med cuisine, sip local Valle de Guadalupe wines, and enjoy the unblemished natural wonders all around you.

Book by May 1, 2019

Tapestries, Towers & Tarte Normande:

Europe’s Atlantic Edge

PORTSMOUTH TO LISBON
8 days – September 25, 2019 – $2599 usd
Portsmouth Bruges Cherbourg St-Malo St. Helier El Ferrol Porto Lisbon
Discover and explore the hidden treasures often overlooked along the far-flung edge of Western Europe during this 8-day Atlantic cruise that touches on Portugal, Northern Spain, France, Belgium, the UK’s Channel Islands and the Netherlands. Take a relaxing riverboat cruise along Porto’s storied Douro River waterfront and learn the significance of Port wines during a detailed wine tasting. Explore Spain’s greenest landscapes surrounding El Ferrol, then, meet the skilled artisans of centuries-old Sargardelos, one of the most famous ceramics factories in the world. Hike to breathtaking vistas atop the 229-foot-high headlands of Cap Frehel near St.-Malo. Wander the elegant halls of Elizabeth Castle in the small port of St. Helier in the Channel Islands, or sample the famous fresh lobster and savory and creamy dishes based on cheeses from the famed Jersey cows. Learn the mysteries, controversies and disputes that continue nearly a thousand years after the final strands of the Bayeux Tapestry were woven into place. Admire classical Flemish art at Bruges’ Groeningemuseum and sample tangy Belgium ales at countless small pubs and family breweries. This coastal adventure concludes in Amsterdam, where you can admire works housed in the Van Gogh Museum, tour Anne Frank’s House or rent bikes to ride among countless art galleries, antique shops and charming cafes in some of the most famous and vibrant neighborhoods in the Netherlands.

Book by May 1, 2019

BARCELONA TO BARCELONA


Charms of the French & Spanish Rivieras
August 27, 2019 – 7 days – $1999 usd
Barcelona Sanary-sur-Mer St. Tropez Antibes Nice Le Lavandou Roses, Spain Barcelona
See the Costa Brava and French Riviera as it should be seen — from the deck of your elegant sailing cruise ship. Port after port brings new discoveries: the flamboyant architecture of Barcelona, colorful Provençal villages, Riviera towns where world-class museums and vineyards rub shoulders with historic old towns and fishing fleets.

Book by May 1, 2019

REYKJAVIK TO REYKJAVIK

Northern Lights Iceland Cruise – 7 days – from $2799 usd
Reykjavik Heimaey Island, Seydisfjordur Akureyri Isafjordur Grundarfjordur Reykjavik

Dramatic scenery and curious communities coalesce on this week-long circumnavigation of Iceland. Explore a country few people will ever visit, and go far beyond the tourist hotspots to remote fjords, raging waterfalls, and small fishing villages. Get to know the independent and creative Icelanders, and watch whales and seabirds play offshore. This Iceland cruise is yachting at its most inventive.

Book by May 1, 2019

Maldives &  Marine Life

Discover the marine wildlife of the MaldivesAwake to the sun rising over the azure ocean, snorkel areas of stunning beauty and abundant marine life including Manta rays, Whale sharks, Green, Hawksbill and Olive Ridley turtles as well as Bottlenose and Spinner dolphins. Visit unspoiled islands by day and by night relax on deck gazing at the millions of stars above you. A traditionally crafted Turkish Gulet complete with sails is the perfect way to experience the magic of the Maldives.

Highlights
Spend 6 nights on a gulet in the Maldives
Discover unspoilt islands, pristine beaches and idyllic atolls
Snorkel with Whale sharks, sea turtles, a variety of marine life and Manta rays (in season)
6 nights in twin cabins on board the Felicity, all en suite facilities
Full day day Whale shark safari included
All meals included whilst onboard
What’s included
All food included whilst on board
All accommodation
All transport and listed activities
Tour leader throughout
Nov 2 $4085 Dec 15, 22 $3985 Jan 19, 26, Feb 2, March 1, 8, Nov 8, 2020 $4175

Dalmatian Coast & Montenegro Sailing

15 days
Split to Dubrovnik


Stretch out your vacation days lounging on a yacht deck with this sailing trip that covers the Dalmatian coast from Split to Dubrovnik, along with plenty of time in Montenegro. Feel the warm sun on your face with the refreshing spray of seawater as you venture from coastal town to coastal town, stopping to swim, snorkel, or relax on beaches before exploring the rich history behind this storied Old World region. Local food and wine are in abundance, giving you delicious homegrown flavour that’s difficult to forget. When it comes to Croatia, every experience is filled with memories that ignite all the senses.

May 16 $2190
June 13, 27, Sept 5, 10, 19 $2519
July 25, August 8 $2699
Book by April 24, 2019

NOREWEGIAN EPIC


FREE STYLE CRUISING FROM BARCELONA & ROME

WESTERN MEDITERRANEAN
Sailing from Barcelona to Naples, Rome, Florence
Pisa, Cannes, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona
June 1
All in one cruise package with round trip air from Calgary
7 night cruise along with transfers
$2059 p.p. Balcony suite **taxes & port $1109
All in one cruise package with round trip air from Vancouver
7 night cruise along with transfers
$2059 p.p. Balcony suite
**taxes & port $1109

Sailing from Rome to Florence, Pisa, Cannes, Palma de Mallora, Barcelona, Naples, Rome
September 24 Balcony suite
All in one cruise package with round trip air from Calgary
$2259
**taxes & port charges $1099
All in one cruise package with round trip air from Vancouver
7 night cruise along with transfers
$2369 p.p. Balcony suite
**taxes & port $1109

Seabourn 21 Day Ultimate Antartica & Patagonia

Nov 28 to Dec 19, 2019

Seabourn includes all gratuities (including at the spa), most drinks (alcohol, soda, water, coffee — all but the highest-end liquors and wines) and self-serve laundry. You will pay extra for airfare and transfers, pre-cruise hotel stays, spa treatments, internet and shore excursions. 21 day all inclusive cruise from Santiago, Chile to Buenos Aires, Argentina from $12,465 CDN p.p.

Sail thru the Panama Canal and in the Caribbean, visiting several ports in Panama, Colombia,
the ABC Islands and more one of our 14-night voyages on either Royal Clipper or Star Flyer.
Enjoy amazing sights from deck as the ship transits through the Panama Canal, a feat of engineering and hard-work. See the locks in operation and spot wildlife from toucans to crocodiles in this narrow but busy waterway. And when you book any of these sailings, airfare starts from only CAD$599! Gateways applicable are Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver or Calgary.

Nov 30 to Dec 14 from $3910 CAD

port charges $540 per person

Nov 23 to Dec 7 from $3790 CAD

port charges $590 per person

Dec 7 to 21 from $3790 CAD

port charges $590 per person