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Why Us?

Our definition of Un-ness: Breaking away from the masses. Challenge. Freely used to release, exemplify, or intensify a force or quality. To engage, connect, and explore unique places, oneself, and with others on a most uncommon adventure.

Small ships, BIG adventures

Welcome aboard. After a crew member gives you a quick tour of your cabin, take a stroll around the ship and head to the lounge for a glass of bubbly and to meet your shipmates. Then you’re off on an all-out active experience, thanks to our uncompromising commitment to going places and doing things others can’t. Small ships—hosting 90 guests, tops—fulfill unimpeded excitement about truly getting in the wild with a few nature-leaning souls.

No matter how you travel—with a companion, family, solo, or in a group—connection, place, and adventure are at the heart of your exploration. Uncover hidden treasures, meet locals (the human, feathered, and wild-and-woolly ones), and learn while having fun. Change the way you see the world.


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Connection

Meet your tribe. From solo adventurers to families, travelers share attitudes: enthusiasm for exploration, eagerness to discover, and readiness to unwind. And with an openhearted crew leading the charge, there’s never a lack of expertise, and everyone is at ease.

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Place

The only sounds, a kittiwake’s call or an oystercatcher’s whistle, a calving glacier or the splash of a breaching whale. We go deep, listen to the locals (even howler monkeys!) and opt for remote corners. Use all your senses to discover a place.

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Adventure

Kayak in a quiet cove eyed by an eagle. Snorkel with sea lions nibbling on your flippers. From kayaking 101 to your first time on a paddle board, your expedition team helps you find the right fit and is ready to lend a hand.

Unparalleled Value

From your very first inquiry, expect personalized service and expertise—and a host of benefits that make us unique.

Backstage pass
Small group travel—from the ship itself to groups of a dozen or so afield—puts you in on the action (not watching from afar), with AHA! and “I-can’t-believe-I-just-did-that” moments around every corner.

Expert guides
Seriously—they’re aces. Our guides have vast and deep experience, plus an impressive collection of advanced degrees in curiosity-peaking subjects from whales to fungi to geology. Their enthusiasm is infectious.

Home away from home
Boats are comfortable, welcoming, and unique in style and personality. All are adventure-ready for gearing up, kicking back, and mixing and mingling.

Adventure for all
Kayak or paddle board. Snorkel or skiff. Beach stroll, hike, or mountain goat climb. There are plenty of options and equipment for everyone to join in the fun.

Active as you like it
Do as much or as little as you like. On top of the daily activities, ease into the day with sunrise stretches on the top deck. There’s exercise equipment at the ready, anytime. Or just watch the landscape go by.

Fresh, hand-crafted cuisine
You didn’t know it would be this good. Chefs (including pastry chefs) impress meal after meal with locally sourced ingredients, swoon-worthy desserts, and baked-on-board breads.

Cheers to that!
An astounding array of beverage options, both non-alcoholic and alcoholic (signature cocktails every night!), mean you’re never far from a toast. And it’s all included.

Zero hidden costs
What most defines your trip is included in the fare—excursions, adventure equipment, transfers, and baggage handling. Put your wallet away (until it’s time to recognize your topnotch crew).

Accommodating … and then some
Dietary restrictions? Special occasion? Need a little extra help on a hike? It’s our business to make sure your adventure not only matches your needs and expectations, but surpasses them. Just ask and we’ll do our best!

The ineffable spirit of adventure
We’re all in the same boat. Crew and guests alike, wide-eyed with wonder and childlike curiosity—and it shows. The excitement. Laughs. Collective energy. Then hug it out at the end of your adventure.

How Do You Choose to UnCruise?

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Adventure

It's all about the many ways you can play, and we like to do that in a variety of destinations. Our boutique yachts and expedition vessels are ready for action—kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking, snorkeling, skiff excursions, and cultural encounters top the agenda.

Learn more about adventure travel
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Group Travel

For groups of family, lifelong friends, or travelers who share a common interest or mission—whether it be an affinity group or a corporate team, we offer a full-service platform. You’ll explore, laugh, connect, celebrate milestone events, and make lifelong memories.

Learn about private group travel
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River

Cruise along the riverbank exploring the region's history, ports, and scenery. On our generously inclusive river cruises, enjoy included premium excursions ashore to museums, and wineries; and fascinating people, places and presentations.

​Learn about river cruises
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Private Charters

With a private charter, it’s all about you! Let us take care of all the details—activities, amenities, provisions, and onboard crew. And there’s a full-service platform to meet your needs. The benefits are unparalleled. Unplug and engage on a trip of a lifetime.

Learn about charter cruises
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Family

Bring the whole family and share a journey across generations—we welcome kids from age 8 to 98 (and beyond!). On our adventure and river cruises, a unique smorgasbord of activities presents opportunities for building family bonds and creating lifelong memories.

Learn about family travel
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By Land and Sea

Small ship cruising and land travel are a perfect marriage. Complete your cruise experience with a fully-escorted multi-night tour to your destination’s heartland or an extended stay in port for the ultimate vacation. We’ve got some goodies you can choose from!

Learn about cruise extensions
"Everything was awesome! Best crew, best views, best adventure. I'm gonna miss this vacation!"
— Ally P., Poway, CA (Alaska)