All Cruises

Dances, Dragons and Magical Lakes I & II

Bali to Komodo Cruise

Immerse yourself in the Komodo National Park and Indonesia’s Lesser Sunda Islands on a voyage of discovery from Bali to Flores, or Flores to Bali, visiting remote beaches, villages, jungle-clad mountain ranges, volcanoes, rivers, waterfalls, a mysterious lake, and the legendary Komodo Dragons.
8 days / 7 nights
Mar thru Oct 2018

Tribal Weaving of the Lesser Sunda Islands Pre-Cruise

Textile and Culture Cruise

Travel with us by land to some remote villages on the island of Flores. Witness natural dyeing techniques, buy textiles from the villagers, taste local culinary favourites and see the famous towering Kelimutu volcano with its three, multi-coloured crater lakes.
3 days / 2 nights
May 2018

Tribal Weaving of the Lesser Sunda Islands with David & Sue Richardson

Textile & Culture Cruise

Together we will explore the extraordinary ancestral traditions and amazing landscapes of the Lesser Sunda Islands, where textiles are the predominant form of artistic expression. Every region has its own unique textile culture, its own style of dress, and its own motifs.
13 days / 12 nights
May 2018

Seabirds, Cetaceans and Spices

Komodo to Spice Islands Cruise

In the company of seabird expert, Gert de Jong, we will encounter Komodo dragons, the marine life of the Wakatobi National Park and the seabird colonies of the Banda Sea, while also exploring the illustrious history of the spice trade.
12 days / 11 nights
Sep 2018

Dragons, Bats, Butterflies & Bugs

Cruise Bali to Komodo

Encounter rare indigenous creatures, great and small, from Komodo Dragons to bats, butterflies and bugs, as we cruise through magnificent scenery, gently trek through river valleys and savannah grasslands, and snorkel in the clear waters of the Komodo National Park.
8 days / 7 nights
Sep 2018

The Scents of the Spice Islands I with Dr. Lawrence Blair

Ambon to Ternate Cruise

Cruising between Ambon and Ternate in two directions, these exciting voyages will visit the remote Banda islands, where we will wander through the nutmeg plantations, and retrace ‘the marine spice route’ north through the Moluccan islands to the clove plantations of the fabled Sultanate of Ternate.
12 days / 11 nights
Sep 2018

The Scents of the Spice Islands II

Ternate to Ambon Cruise

Departing from Ternate this exciting voyage will first visit the remote Banda islands, where we will wander through the nutmeg plantations, before retracing ‘the marine spice route’ north through the Moluccan islands to the clove plantations of the fabled Sultanate of Ternate.
12 days / 11 nights
Oct 2018

Wallace Trails & Sails with Dr. George Beccaloni

Cruising in the Wake of Alfred Russel Wallace

This expert-led cruise from Ambon to Sorong honours Alfred Russel Wallace – 19th century British naturalist and co-founder of the theory of evolution. We will explore, on land and underwater, what captivated Wallace about this part of the world, including the birds of paradise.
12 days / 11 nights
Oct 2018

Papua's Whale Sharks & Birds of Paradise I

Snorkelling & Raja Ampat Cruise

This ten-day cruise follows in the footsteps of Alfred Russel Wallace and offers plenty of culture and snorkelling, with potential exciting encounters with whale sharks, manta rays, and birds of paradise in their natural habitat.
10 days / 9 nights
Oct thru Nov 2018

Papua's Whale Sharks & Birds of Paradise II

Snorkelling & Raja Ampat Cruise

Led by naturalist, Alexander Reeuwijk, this cruise honours Alfred Russel Wallace, the co-founder of the theory of evolution. We will explore, on land and underwater, what captivated Wallace about this part of the world, including the beautiful birds of paradise.
10 days / 9 nights
Nov 2018