Wild Kamchatka with the Kuril Islands

Atlasova Island
May 20, 2020
16 Days
Small-Ship Cruise
100 Guests
From $14,980

Optional Pre-Extension: Natural Wonders of Hokkaido


Expedition Highlights

  • Witness huge concentrations of seabirds in a frenzy of breeding activity—northern fulmars, horned and tufted puffins, guillemots, black-legged kittiwakes, and more.
  • Cruise by Zodiac along rocky islets and uninhabited shores to search for the area's prolific marine and wildlife—including bears, Arctic foxes, seals, and whales.
  • Photograph a variety of stunning scenery, from snowcapped volcanoes to wildflower-studded tundra.
  • Enjoy a performance of traditional Russian songs and dances in Sakhalin Island's capital, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

Expedition Team

Caledonian Sky

The all-suite, 100-guest Caledonian Sky is a spacious, yet intimate, expedition vessel. Refurbished in 2018, her beautifully designed public spaces include a single-seating dining room, a large lounge with piano, elegant bar, enclosed panoramic viewing deck, sun deck, library, and small gym. All suites have an ocean view and feature a sitting room, en suite bathroom, flat-screen television, spacious wardrobes, and dressing table. The Caledonian Sky carries a fleet of Zodiacs, available for accessing remote shorelines and islands and is equipped to offer scuba diving.

Additional Exploration

Pre-Trip Extension:
Natural Wonders of Hokkaido
May 14May 21, 2020
From $6,480

On this voyage through one of Japan's least-developed islands, you'll be surrounded by wildlife as you search for red foxes, Japanese deer, and iconic red-crowned cranes; explore spectacular Akan-Mashu National Park with its volcanic craters, crystal-clear lakes, and hot springs; and learn about the Ainu culture at the Museum of Northern Peoples.

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