Come cruise with us

Whether you’re ready to cruise down a river, discover ports of call abroad or explore the islands, there’s a ship with your name on it. Come cruise with us.

Vienna, Munich and Oktoberfest, Sept. 9 - 18, 2016

Passau GermanyVienna, Munich and Oktoberfest

  • Celebrate Oktoberfest with five nights aboard Avalon Luminary and three nights in Munich
  • Visit famous breweries for tastings in Vienna, Passau, Munich, Absensberg and Wolnzach

Great Pacific Northwest, Sept. 17 - 25, 2016

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  • Explore the Pacific Northwest from Portland to Spokane aboard American Empress
  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay and hop-on/hop-off bus provides shore excursions

Canary Island Celebration, Oct. 5 - 18, 2016

SHS_112774933_ArrecifeCanary Island Celebration

  • Aboard Crystal’s Symphony experience tantalizing array of ports and cultures from Rome to Lisbon
  • Explore Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Cartagena, Tangier, Casablanca, Canary Islands, Madeira

The Stars of Western Cuba, Jan. 14 - 21, 2017

The Stars of Western Cuba

  • Sail on the 72-guest Variety Voyager to western Cuba
  • Explore the iconic cities of Havana, Cienfuegos and Trinidad

Expedition to Antarctica, Feb. 19 - March 5, 2017

Gohagan_2017_Antarctica_05_ZodiacBlueIceShelf_-¬PonantShipCoExpedition to Antarctica

  • Sail aboard Le Lyrial to explore Antarctica
  • Naturalist-led Zodiac expeditions in small groups preserve rookeries and nesting sites

Hawaii by Small Ship, Feb. 25 - March 4, 2017


Hawaii by Small Ship

  • Discover Hawai’i’s beautiful unspoiled coastlines and colorful reefs
  • Sail aboard the 36-passenger Safari Explorer to areas not usually visited

The Galapagos Islands, June 14 - 21, 2017

Galapagos3The Galapagos Islands

  • Explore the Galapagos with UNC Lecturer Stephen Walsh aboard the Isabela II
  • Visit UNC’s Galapagos Science Center on San Cristóbal
Point of Contact

Douglass Payne '04 ('06 MAT)
Senior Coordinator of Alumni Education and Travel
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Douglass has served as coordinator of alumni education and travel since 2013. She enjoys playing her cello, traveling internationally, knitting and running in her free time. At home, Douglass excels as a gluten-free baker and at showering her daughter Millie and son Henry with love.