Ranging from authentic polar-class ice-breakers to all-inclusive luxury yachts and an array of sizes and shapes in-between, expedition cruise ships are a comfortable, easy way to explore the world's most remote regions in style and safety.
These specially designed expedition small-ships are more than just your home away from home as you explore the world's off-the-beaten-path places, they're also home base for daily shore excursions, exploration activities, wildlife encounters, nightly enrichment, expert guest lectures and interaction with like-minded passengers and passionate crew.
Courtesy of Zegrahm Expeditions—one of the world's leading adventure cruise lines and a top expedition partner of CruiseInsider—below you will find a few helpful terms to help better navigate the ship on your next expedition cruise.
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Zodiac Boat Basics
Zodiacs are an expedition craft found on most adventure cruise ships and an essential tool for landing almost anywhere on the planet. Rugged but comfortable, sleek and safe, inflatable and incredibly buoyant, Zodiac boats are easy to navigate and extremely stable in a wide range of different conditions, including the harsh elements of the waters around Antarctica and the Arctic. [BREAK] Invented in the 1950s by French Navy officer and biologist Alain Bombard and used by everyone from scientists to SEAL teams—and now a fixture in the fleets of almost every expedition cruise line—Zodiacs are widely considered one of the top-performing boats for decades now, especially after being spotlighted by famous undersea explorer, Jacques Cousteau, during his documentary efforts in the 1960s.Posted November 29th, 2018
9 Surprising Facts About Antarctica Cruises
Antarctica is known as the last continent, a place of unspoiled, raw beauty that has been untouched by humanity. Full of sheer adventure and numerous surprises, an expedition journey to the southernmost point on the planet will expose you to the overwhelming power of nature and the staggering abundance of wildlife, all while traveling in safety and style. [BREAK] If you’re considering checking off a travel bucket-list experience with an expedition cruise to Antarctica, there are a few things you should know that might surprise you about this raw, remote region of the planet.Posted November 15th, 2018