Family Travel Guide Volume 1 - Page 21

Featured Sailings :

Travel On ! World Travel . Family Discovery .

Whether you ’ re looking to explore the vast unknowns and
Tauck Bridges family vacation tours are designed to inspire
curiosities of Antarctica , the hidden gems and hometown charms of Norway or the unmistakable beauty and breathtaking wildlife of Alaska , Hurtigruten will get you there . Packed with educational activities , onboard science centers , swimming pools and engaging excursions , everyone in your family is bound to learn along the journey while having a blast .
Hurtigruten is the # 1 Expedition Experience
• Incomparable Expertise – Unmatched experience since 1893 making landings in some of the most difficult-toreach places in polar waters and beyond .
• Up-Close Experience – Small , purpose-built vessels with modern facilities and equipment designed specifically to sail in remote waters .
• Leader in Sustainability , Green Technology , & Environmental Protection – Setting new industry standards by building and operating the world ’ s first hybrid electric-powered expedition ships .
• Expert Expedition Team – Experienced leaders share in-depth expertise of the region ’ s landscapes , history and wildlife , ensuring an authentic and immersive experience .
• Education & Scientific Research – Adventurers can participate in such activities as reporting cloud conditions to NASA , assisting in water sample collections ,
Alaska and British Columbia –
Wilderness , Glaciers , and Culture ( Northbound ) Discover Alaska ’ s many fjords , Gold-Rush – era history , glistening glaciers , rare wildlife , lush rain forest , and rich indigenous culture .
Midnight Sun Expedition Cruise from Dover Sail above the Arctic Circle to experience the magical glow of the Midnight Sun . Visit Norway ’ s remote islands , idyllic fishing villages , and tranquil fjords few ever see .
a sense of wonder and understanding of this big , wide , wonderful world we live in . But , most of all , they ’ re fun ! They span interests as well as generations , connecting you and your loved ones for the best family trips imaginable .
On the Costa Rica : Jungles & Rainforests tour , you ’ ll explore the wilderness with wildlife experts who help you spot sloths , monkeys and other local creatures on a jungle river-rafting adventure and a canal boat cruise in Tortuguero National Park . Go coastal during your two-night stay on the Gulf of Papagayo where snorkeling adventures open your eyes to an underwater world alive with tropical fish , manta and eagle rays , coral , sea urchins , pufferfish , turtles , trumpetfish – and dolphins !
Featured Tour :
8 Day Costa Rica : Jungles & Rainforests San José , Guanacaste , Tortuguero National Park , Arenal National Park
Your Tauck Bridges journey includes :
• Zipline adventure for extraordinary views of Arenal Volcano and the lush rainforest canopy
• Guided pineapple tour includes tastings of field-fresh pineapples and pineapple treats
Pineapple farm tour
and studying phytoplankton under microscopes to better understand the world we live in .
• Giving Back & Responsible Exploration – The Hurtigruten Foundation funds projects that minimize operational impacts and maximize positive contributions .
• Comfort Over Formality – A Hurtigruten expedition is best experienced in a warm sweater , not a black tie . They prioritize the destinations , the fascinating cultural experiences , and the stunning scenery they sail by .
Antarctica – Highlights of the Frozen Continent See the best Antarctica has to offer on an advanced expedition cruise . Experience massive glaciers , icebergs , polar landscapes and rich wildlife .
• Hands-on demonstration in making chocolate
• Exploration of Tortuguero National Park by boat and land with expert naturalists includes a canal cruise
• Airport transfers upon arrival and departure as noted
• 20 meals ; admission fees , taxes , porterage , service charges
• Gratuities to Tauck Director , drivers & local guides
• On-tour air included ( 1 flight )
Penas Blancas river rafting
We can answer all your questions about expedition cruising — contact us at any time . Let ’ s make your Costa Rican adventure perfect . Contact our agency today .