ANTARCTICA XXI provides Antarctic Air-Cruises, travel experiences that combine a flight between Chile and Antarctica with an adventurous Antarctic Peninsula expedition cruise, an innovative model pioneered in 2003. It offers travelers three advantages: comfort and speed, by avoiding the 2-day crossing of the often-stormy Drake Passage; and style, by offering small-ship “boutique” travel, with custom four-star, environmentally responsible expeditions.
For over 20 years, Ecoventura has shared the enchantment of the Galapagos Islands with thousands of travelers and enriched lives. They are committed to providing active adults and families an authentic experience in small compatible groups, offering value and a safe, memorable voyage. As owner and operator, the company has full control over the consistent high quality provided on our fleet of four expedition vessels.
Exito believes travel is essential and transformative. Exito understands that flights are the first step to a journey of discovery, and should be inspired by and tailored to each traveler. Through innovation, integrity, and unmatched expertise, Exito aims to honor the passion of our people, the stories of our partners and the remarkable beauty of our planet.
A leader in polar adventures, Quark is one of the orginal and most experienced operators in expedition travel in Antarctica and the Arctic. They offer tried and true classic itineraries as well as unique and seasonal cruises that reflect their adventurous and exploratory company ethos. They utilize BAE jets on fly/cruise combinations as well, and on many departures they provide adventure activities and specially focused programs ranging from kayaking, to photography and even mountaineering and ski touring. With a superb expedition and naturalist staff, and a fleet of ships ranging from basic to luxurious, Quark provides travelers with authentic expeditionary adventures in the polar regions.
Mar y Aventuras (Sea & Adventures)
Passionate about the magical Baja landscape, wildlife and culture, Ricardo Amador and Mary Harter established Sea & Adventures and Mar Y Aventuras in 1993 after many years of guiding adventures throughout Baja. Mar Y Aventuras is Spanish for Sea and Adventures and is a Mexican outdoor adventure company specializing in sea kayaking and whale watching expeditions from La Paz and Loreto, Baja California Sur.
Metropolitan Touring, founded in 1953, is a leading travel corporation in Latin American with a vision of sharing the wonders of Latin America with the world's explorers. Always striving to maintain excellence in the travel industry in South America; Metropolitan Touring has its own ship-based expeditions in the Galápagos Islands and ground-handling operations in Ecuador, Peru, Chile and Argentina.
One Ocean Expeditions
One Ocean Expeditions is the brainchild of Andrew Prossin, a Canadian mariner who has been dreaming of creating a totally unique Antarctic tour experience. Renowned as one the world’s most qualified and experienced polar expedition leaders, Andrew has assembled a remarkable team including some of the most seasoned marine and polar expedition experts in the world.
Oceanwide Expeditions is a Dutch vessel operator, organizing polar voyages that make it possible for passengers to enjoy the scenery and nature above and underwater in the world’s most unique areas. Oceanwide visits the polar regions during these wildlife expeditions that contain hardly any infrastructure and are almost only reachable by boat.
Ocean Adventures is a highly respected Ecuadorian cruise operator that has been well established since 1999. We own and operate two Galapagos-based vessels: the 48 passenger M/V Eclipse, which is a Conde Nast Top Small Cruise Ship, and the 16-passenger M/C Athala II, adventure catamaran. Itineraries feature a variety of soft-adventure activities and opportunities that allow guests to explore rarely visited sites. Ocean Adventures main objective is to showcase the best of the Galapagos Islands on board our cruise vessels.
Polar Latitudes was formed by travel professionals who love polar expedition cruising and who have a unique and focused vision. Through innovation and cooperation with select partners, and a solid foundation of both knowledge and experience, Polar Latitudes seeks to improve travel for their passengers and partners. Inspired by the majesty of the ice and its environs, Polar Latitudes is dedicated to environmental responsibility. The polar regions are not only where Polar Latitudes travel it is why they travel.
Silversea Cruises remains a family-operated business. The Lefebvres of Rome maintain a true Italian passion for embracing the best of life and a deep, personal commitment to maintaining the high standards of cruise excellence that have been the cornerstone of Silversea from the beginning. Silversea was born of a vision to create a whole new category of ultra-luxury cruising: smaller ships with an unmatched, all-inclusive lifestyle and the ability to slip into smaller, more exotic ports worldwide. With its Italian heritage and elegant European ambience, Silversea’s all-inclusive cruises attract a sophisticated audience of worldly travelers, exploring the seas, 7 continents, and 800 destinations.
Un-Cruise Adventures is the chameleon of our small ship cruise operators. With its fleet of eight ships with three distinct styles of adventure – Active, Luxury and Heritage – Un-Cruise has the ability to offer something for every type of traveler. Its diverse itineraries span from Alaska’s Inside Passage to the Columbia River to Mexico's Sea of Cortés and the Hawaiian Islands, and its upscale yachts, expedition vessels and turn-of-the-century replica steamer offer a home base to 22 to 88 guests.