Hidden Highlights of the Caribbean from Nassau to George Town
About George Town, Cayman Islands
- Visit a variety of areas including colorful cities, remote islands, and tranquil resorts
- Experience four Caribbean countries: Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, Jamaica, and the Cayman Islands
- Watch for wildlife such as whales, turtles, dolphins, sharks, monkeys, and iguanas
- Enjoy onboard yoga and meditation classes with a professional instructor
- Expedition cruise in a cabin of your choice
- Breakfast, lunch, and dinner including beverages (house beer and wine, sodas, and mineral water) in restaurants Aune and Fredheim
- À la carte restaurant Lindstrøm included for suite guests
- Complimentary tea and coffee
- Complimentary Wi-Fi on board. Be aware that we sail in remote areas with limited connection. Streaming is not supported.
- Complimentary reusable water bottle to use at water refill stations on board
- English-speaking Expedition Team who organize and accompany activities on board and ashore
- Range of included excursions
- Experts on the Expedition Team deliver in-depth lectures on a variety of topics
- Use of the ship’s Science Center which has an extensive library and advanced biological and geological microscopes
- Citizen Science program allows guests to assist with current scientific research
- Professional onboard photographer gives top tips and tricks for the best landscape and wildlife photos
- Use of the ship’s hot tubs, infinity pool, sauna with floor-to-ceiling windows, outdoor and indoor gyms, and outdoor running track
- Yoga and meditation sessions with an instructor
- Informal gatherings with the crew such as daily recaps and preparation for the day to come
- Loan of boots, trekking poles, and all equipment for activities
- Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket
- Expedition photographers help with your camera settings before landings
- International flights
- Travel protection
- Luggage handling
- Optional shore excursions with our local partners
- Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team
- Optional treatments in the onboard wellness and spa area
- All planned activities are subject to weather conditions
- Excursions and activities are subject to change
- Please ensure you meet all visa entry requirements
- No gratuities expected
Beautiful Bahamanian Resort - Nassau, The Bahamas
A former pirate haven, lively Nassau still trades in rum and cigars, but now sports a bustling central shopping district and endless options to wine and dine. New Providence Island and Paradise Island are also renowned for their beaches and splendid coral reefs. Take some time to explore more with a Pre-Program before your expedition.
Serenity at Sea - At Sea
Enjoy a pleasant day at sea on the way to the Inagua Islands. The Expedition Team will begin their lecture series on the Caribbean. Spend time on deck looking for birds and other marine life following the ship’s wake. Make the most of the perfect climate and join a yoga class out on deck.
Flamingos, Lighthouses, and…Salt - Inagua Islands, The Bahamas
With 140 different species of exotic birds, including over 80,000 flamingos, Inagua is a birdwatcher’s dream. The mangroves are also a natural habitat for nesting hawkbill and green sea turtles. Visit one of the three remaining kerosene-burning, hand-cranked lighthouses in The Bahamas or learn about the Island’s main industry, salt production, from the friendly locals.
Sleepy Capital - Cockburn Town, Turks and Caicos
As capitals go, few are as calm and quiet as Cockburn. The long, narrow streets are lined with old street lamps and featuring 18th and 19th century British-Bermudian architecture. The National Museum houses Taíno artifacts and an exhibit of the Molasses Reef Wreck, the oldest known European shipwreck in the Americas, dated 1505.
Relax Onboard - At Sea
Join the Expedition Team for interesting lectures, learn the basics of expedition photography, and spend time out on deck enjoying the fresh sea air as you watch for wildlife. Use the Science Center’s state-of-the-art microscopes to observe the tiniest creatures in samples taken during this voyage. Continue your yoga routine and unwind with guided meditation.
Jamaica’s Hidden Retreat - Port Antonio, Jamaica
Once a beach escape for celebrities in the 1940s, this quiet town is tucked well away from Jamaica’s more touristy areas. With its makeshift markets and friendly street vendors, there is a romantic, slow-paced rhythm here. Trek to the stunning Reach Waterfall and famed Blue Lagoon or take a bamboo raft to the aptly named Monkey Island.
The Melting Pot of ‘Mobay’ - Montego Bay, Jamaica
Christopher Colombus first anchored here in 1494, calling it the ’Gulf of Good Weather.” Today, it buzzes with locals and visitors out enjoying the beaches and prolific eateries. Visit Rose Hall to learn about Montego Bay’s colonial history, explore hidden underground caves, or board a bamboo raft down the glistening Martha Brae River.
Cayman’s Cosmopolitan Capital - George Town, Cayman Islands
There is an endless array of activities available in George Town. Go on a submarine tour; board a glass-bottom boat; go snorkelling, scuba-diving, or parasailing: visit rum distilleries and art galleries; and, of course, enjoy duty-free shopping and restaurants galore. The 19th century National Museum contains over 8,000 exhibits, including a 14-ft traditional handmade catboat.