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Boat journeys

Slow down your journey and take to the water - from serene lakes and rivers to vast open seas. From a tranquil Greek island or Maldives cruise, to a Galapagos sailing adventure or Antarctic expedition, we offer boat trips that you'll never forget.

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Boat journeys

About our Boat Journeys

Whether you’re tempted by the picturesque, whitewashed villages of the Greek Islands, the history-rich Turquoise Coast in Turkey or the spectacular gorges of the Yangtse in China, try a small group boat journey to experience a holiday with all the adventure, activity and relaxation you could want. 

Wherever possible we charter small boats exclusively for the Explore group, helping to make our boat-based holidays more informal, relaxed and flexible. Small boat journeys are a very different experience from cruising on large ships, where the sheer logistics of managing hundreds of people at mealtimes and on shore excursions can make the holiday feel busy and inflexible.      

Never travelled with us before? We've answered the top questions about our small group adventure holidays. 

 

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What to expect from the adventure travel experts

There's a reason why 96% of customers say they would book with us again.
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Unforgettable experiences

From big wows to hidden gems, our tours leave you feeling that you've really explored.

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Expert local guides

Chosen for great knowledge of their country, and a passion to make your trip extraordinary.
 

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Small groups & private trips

Group tours average just 12 people & various private trip options are available too.

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We do the right thing

How we operate sets us apart; our flexible booking policy, loyalty scheme & sustainable approach.

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