Ecuador - Galapagos Cruise aboard the Eric/Letty/Flamingo: The 20-passenger, eco-certified Eric, Letty, and Flamingo are sister ships offering naturalist guides, nature hikes and snorkeling in the Galapagos Islands on eight-day cruises. Each naturalist takes small groups (10 max) on all shore excursions and shares insights into the Galapagos Islands' wildlife and natural history. On select summer departures, savings can be 15 percent for adults and 15-25 percent for children.
Alaska - Eastern Coves Adventure Cruise aboard the Wilderness Adventurer: This eight-day trip from Juneau to Ketchikan explores the back passages and narrow waterways of the most remote areas of Southeast Alaska’s Inside Passage by kayak, skiff, foot and small ship or yacht. Families with children under age 12 should consider the designated "Kids in Nature" cruises. In these, kids and the entire family meet and interact with local families such as oyster farmers or commercial fishermen who live a remote, isolated lifestyle. Ages 12 years and younger receive a 25 percent savings on designated Kids in Nature departures.
Greece - Classical Greece aboard the Harmony V: This eight-day cruise combines conventional cruising with private yachting in Classical Greece. This adventure includes classic ancient Greek ruins and sites. On some departures kids cruise for free and some offer 25 percent off adult rates. Some restrictions apply and bookings must be made by March 31.
Peru - Amazon River Cruise aboard the Delfin I: The Delfin I combines luxury with the wilderness of the Amazon. This river vessel carries only eight passengers in four deluxe suites, each with private terraces and two with private whirlpool baths. Activities include night safaris, wildlife watching, kayaking, swimming in the river, interacting with local children, fishing for piranhas and exploring the rain forest. Two rooms can be interconnected for families. Children receive 20 percent off the standard rate.
Australia - Great Barrier Reef aboard the Coral Princess II: This cruise combines exclusive reef sites, and can be for, five or eight days hopping among islands. Kids cruise free on select summer departures.
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