EPIC Luxury Cruising

Luxury Cruising

Luxury Cruising

Experience the ultimate in small ship cruising onboard one of our epic luxury private charter journeys of a lifetime.

Luxury expedition cruising is the ideal adventure for epic small group experiences. Zodiac sightseeing, kayaking, wildlife watching and glacier trekking – explore the best of Patagonia, Antarctica and the Galapagos Islands by sea and land.

Take an Australian safari in the heart of the rugged Kimberley region. See stunning coastline, deep canyons and cascading waterfalls – or cruise the beautiful Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands by air and sea.

This is wild luxury adventure at its very best.

Talk to us about your next Epic Luxury Cruising Experience epic@epicprivatejourneys.com

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Best Months

Dependant on destination

Epic Suggests

7-12 Days

Sample Itineraries

  • 7 Nights Antarctica MV Magellan Explorer
    7 Nights Antarctica MV Magellan Explorer

    This fly-in/fly-out adventure is the ultimate way to experience Antarctica and avoids 4 night ordinarily taken up crossing the Drake Passage. You embark by aircraft from Punta Arenas in southern Chile (the gateway to Patagonia) with a 2 hour flight over the Drake Passage to the South Shetland Islands. You then board the small expeditionary ship the “Magellan Explorer” and embark on an incredible 5 night cruise to the Antarctic peninsula. With upward of only 73 passengers this ship offers Antarctica in the best possible way; incredible comfort and amazing adventure with two activities per day.

    Kayaking activities are available and limited to 10 people in total. The 10 spots must be booked in advance (at additional cost) and are not interchangeable with other cruise participants.

    The logistics of this programme make for an easy extension into Chilean Patagonia either pre or post cruise.

    This is a once in a lifetime experience in the best way possible.

    When to Travel

    Best Months
    Late October- Late March

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  • 7 Nights Antarctica MV Ocean Nova
    7 Nights Antarctica MV Ocean Nova

    This fly-in/fly-out adventure is the ultimate way to experience Antarctica and avoids 4 night ordinarily taken up crossing the Drake Passage. You embark by aircraft from Punta Arenas in southern Chile (the gateway to Patagonia) with a 2 hour flight over the Drake Passage to the South Shetland Islands. You then board the small expeditionary ship the “Ocean Nova” and embark on an incredible 5 night cruise to the Antarctic peninsula. With upward of only 68 passengers the “Ocean Nova” offers an incredible Antarctica experience based around two activities per day.

    Kayaking activities are available and limited to 10 people in total. The 10 spots must be booked in advance (at additional cost) and are not interchangeable with other cruise participants.

    The logistics of this programme make for an easy extension into Chilean Patagonia either pre or post cruise.

    This is a once in a lifetime experience.

    Photo by Our Client Suzie English

    When to Travel

    Best Months
    Late October- Late March

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  • 16 Nights Aquablu Raja Ampat
    16 Nights Aquablu Raja Ampat

    Cruise some of the most spectacular coastline on earth, punctuated with volcanoes and stilt fishing villages. Swim in gin clear waters, stroll and picnic on pink sand beaches. Dive or snorkel amidst coral gardens with some of the greatest biodiversity on the planet. Walk among Komodo Dragons with a wildlife ranger. Hike to island summits for sensational panoramas. Swim with manta rays and turtles in protected bays.

    When to Travel

    Best Months
    April- October

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  • 7 Night Galapagos Island- MV Origin and Theory
    7 Night Galapagos Island- MV Origin and Theory

    This is the ultimate way to fully explore the wonders on offer in the Galapagos Islands. Swim with playful sea lions, snorkel with green turtles (and penguins if you are lucky!), walk with blue-footed boobies and marvel at the ancient-looking giant tortoise. There is so much to learn and to experience in this wildlife paradise. Spoil yourself with a 7 night luxury cruise and explore the Galapagos from within its own backyard!

    Depending on which way you travel to Galapagos, you will be on the doorstep to add on the Ecuadorian mainland or neighbouring Amazon and Machu Picchu. There are a myriad of options.

    When to Travel

    Best Months
    Year round

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  • 13 Days Luxury Cruising the Kimberley
    13 Days Luxury Cruising the Kimberley

    The Kimberley offers an untrammelled coastline highlighted by 20,000 year old aboriginal rock art, thundering waterfalls, towering headlands and freshwater swimming holes. The abundant fish life ensures guests catch the biggest fish of their life and eat well. Hosting only 36 guests the ambiance is intimate with a strong focus on education of the destination. The onboard helicopter can access locations seldom visited.

    Photo Credit True North

    When to Travel

    Best Months
    June- August

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  • 8 Nights Peru & Amazon
    8 Nights Peru & Amazon

    To discover The Amazon, Sacred Valley of the Incas,  Nevado Salkantay, and Cusco

    When to Travel

    Best Months
    May- September

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