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Operator Partners

While our partner operators range from small ship cruise lines to captain-owned operations, each company we've chosen to work with offers an alternative to traditional cruising by taking guests up-close to wildlife and wilderness, to secluded coves and small ports larger ships cannot access. Read about the small ship cruise companies and tour operators we are proud to call partners.


Lindblad Expeditions

Lindblad Expeditions

Lindblad Expeditions is a pioneer in small ship expedition cruises and one of the biggest names in small ship cruising today.
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Un-Cruise Adventures

Un-Cruise Adventures

Un-Cruise Adventures is the chameleon of our small ship cruise operators, with its fleet of eight ships with three distinct styles of adventure.
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Quark Expeditions

Quark Expeditions

Quark Expeditions is recognized as the world leader in polar cruising, offering the widest array of Arctic and Antarctic expedition tours on the planet.
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Metropolitan Touring

Metropolitan Touring

One of South America’s most known and respected travel companies, with tour operations in Ecuador, Peru, Argentina, Chile, Colombia and the Galapagos Islands.
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Pacific Catalyst

Pacific Catalyst

Pacific Catalyst is a family owned and operated company offering one of the most authentic cruise experiences available in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.
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Enchanted Expeditions

Enchanted Expeditions

Enchanted Expeditions is one of the pioneers of small boat cruises and tours to the Galapagos Islands and has a strong focus on sustainability.
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Variety Cruises

Variety Cruises

Variety Cruises is the largest small ship cruise company worldwide with a fleet of 11 fully owned vessels in the Mediterranean, Central America and beyond.
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Quasar Expeditions

Quasar Expeditions

AdventureSmith Explorations' founder and director has worked with Quasar Expeditions in the Galapagos Islands since before he founded AdventureSmith.
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Delfin Amazon Cruises

Delfin Amazon Cruises

Delfin Amazon Cruises is the pioneer upscale river cruise operator in the Amazon, offering luxury small ship cruises aboard its 8-guest Delfin and 28-guest Delfin II.
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Aqua Expeditions

Aqua Expeditions

Aqua Expeditions is a Peru luxury tour operator and the first adventure travel company to introduce five-star luxury cruises on the Amazon River in Peru.
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Sea Wolf Adventures

Sea Wolf Adventures

Sea Wolf is an owner-operated company famed for its Glacier Bay tours and historic ship, the Sea Wolf, orgininally a US Navy Harbor Minesweeper built in 1941.
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Alaskan Dream Cruises

Alaskan Dream Cruises

Alaskan Dream Cruises explores Alaska through the lens of authentic Alaskans. The company has deep Alaskan roots and a fleet of three small ships.
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