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Small Ship Cruising

APT's fleet of small ships allow you to gain access to some of the world’s most pristine and remote locations. They offer the perfect balance between the spacious comfort of a large ocean liner and the boutique advantages of a smaller vessel. Sailing to worldwide destinations, step ashore in the centre of town and enjoy more time to explore.

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Small Ship Cruise Styles

Expedition Small Ship Cruising

Access some of the world’s most remote and pristine places on a small ship expedition.

Luxury Small Ship Cruising

Explore the European coast aboard a luxury boat that spends more time at each port.

Small Ship Cruise Calendar

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Destinations

From charming coastal ports of the Baltic to Scandinavia’s verdant archipelagos and pristine fjords, get to know Northern Europe’s most evocative landscapes up close. Venture by Zodiac and step ashore to uncover even more unforgettable experiences.       
       
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With tumbling falls, fascinating reefs and gorges carved by powerful rivers, the Kimberley Coast is simply spectacular. From sublime Horizontal Falls to ancient Indigenous rock art, gain a front-row seat to the region's most amazing sights.      
       
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Fascinating wildlife, thrilling Zodiac rides, unparalleled glacial scenery – Antarctica is a breathtaking world of white and blue. Waking up to a world of white that floats on a deep blue sea – where vast colonies of sea birds, penguins and seals beckon you to explore.

Or venture to the coast of Ecuador where the wild wonders of the Galapagos Islands await. Traverse the frosty wilderness of Chilean Patagonia and be wowed by the wildlife-rich national parks, rainforests and electrifying cultures.

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Whether you want to discover the hidden isles of Japan or navigate the sun-soaked waters of Southeast Asia, a Small Ship Cruise guarantees you a delightful ingress into the vibrant culture of Asia.       
       
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  • An evocative collage of colour, culture, beauty and history - South America is a land like no other
  • Taking a small group Antarctica cruise allows you to get closer to wildlife including penguins, fur seals and orcas
  • Experience centuries of epic history, esteemed legend and regal enchantment as you traverse the cultural canvas of Europe and Iceland
  • Whether you choose to explore the rugged Kimberley or take in the pristine beauty of Tasmania, you are guaranteed to fall in love with Australia
  • All-inclusive. All taken care of. From locally inspired dining, Freedom of Choice experiences and personalised service throughout
  • APT’s privately chartered fleet of Luxury Mega-Yachts are perfect for taking in the panorama of exotic locales such as the Mediterranean and Croatian coasts.