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Freedom is exploring the world from an APT Small Ship. Boutique in design, with fewer guests than the others, we go where others can’t, avoiding crowds along the way. It’s real adventure. And indulgence on a more intimate level.


Get up close to the action during small group Zodiac rides with APT.

Experts onboard

Your expedition team is made up of zoologists, geologists, historians, botanists, naturalists and photographers, among others. Be joined by up to a dozen qualified and trained guides who love nothing more than to share their knowledge with you, making your APT Small Ship experience even richer.

The small ship experience

Catering for just 118 guests on our expedition ships, and 184 guests on luxurious chartered vessels, there are no queues no matter what you want to do. So when an opportunity presents, you’re in a Zodiac and off, right there in the moment. It’s a luxury that will have you pinching yourself time and again.

Watch the worlde go by from the luxurious setting of a Small Ship cruise

All taken care of

With two staff for every three guests, things just happen as and when they’re needed and it’s all included. Your shore discoveries, hosted by knowledgeable local guides and an expedition team, spacious suites, all meals, snacks and a range of beverages. So the only surprises you get are good ones.

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