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South America and Antarctica | Expedition Cruising

South America's landscapes in the Galapagos Islands are evocative collages of colour, culture, beauty and history. Travelling by water allows passengers a closer look at the fascinating wildlife and diverse ecosystems. Additionally, get up close to the unparalleled glacial scenery of Antarctica on a luxury cruise.

Zodiac of passengers watching penguins on glacier, Antarctica

Spectacular Antarctica

Explore the pristine Antarctic wilderness on an unforgettable 10-night cruise aboard your luxurious ship Le Boreal with a maximum of 200 guests on board.
View of Galapagos Islands vegetation, Ecuador

Glorious Galapagos Islands

Navigate the rugged coastlines of the Galapagos Islands. Travel by pangas and experience the spectacular marine life in secluded bays usually inaccessible by ships.
Two Blue Footed Boobies facing each other standing on rocks

See the local fauna

Visit seal colonies and spot rare species native to the Galapagos Islands along your journey. Keep an eye out for blue-footed boobies and marine iguanas.


A Day on Board

Best-in-Class Fleet

Exterior view of the Le Boreal Ship in Antarctica

Le Boreal

Explore the spectacular Antarctic region aboard a floating oasis of polar luxury. Le Boreal is purpose-built for cruising glacial waters with a combination of elegance and manoeuvrability.
La Pinta Ship External View

La Pinta

Cruise the Galapagos Islands onboard La Pinta in 2024. With exceptional service from friendly staff, a glass-bottom boat and naturalist talks, this luxury yacht has it all.
MC Elite Ship external view

MC Elite

With a sleek exterior and spacious interior, the Galapagos Island luxury catamaran provides a safe and steady journey through the stunning islands off Ecuador.

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Couple pushing their bikes in Bamburg, Germany

Land Journeys

Explore the world on APT’s fully escorted, all-inclusive Land Journeys. Each luxury journey is completely personalised to ensure the best luxury travel experience.
Christ the Redeemer from the distance

South America

Journey through amazing landscapes, ancient landmarks and vivacious cities to encounter the very best that South America has to offer.
View of a ship cruising along the river in front of a European Town

River Cruise

Life-enriching, relaxing and unique - an APT river cruise is the ultimate holiday experience. Discover unforgettable destinations as you travel in total comfort and style.