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Expedition Explore

From extreme polar regions to remote tropical isles, Crystal Endeavor explores the world’s most intriguing destinations with extraordinary insight. Let your inner explorer guide you in choosing the voyage that speaks to your own personal sense of adventure: Remote Expedition, Destination Exploration or Cultural Discovery.

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Our Expedition Ship

Crystal Endeavor

Remote Expedition

Journeying to Earth’s most remote polar regions and faraway destinations, these are true expert-led expedition voyages, combining rugged adventure and Zodiac landings with rare discovery, extraordinary wildlife and stunning landscapes few have ever seen.

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Cultural Discovery

From legendary lands and exotic isles to modern-day cities and destinations renowned for their history, art and nature, these voyages delve into the cultural heart and iconic wonders of each unique locale with adventurous experiences, landings and insight.

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Destination Exploration

Deeply immersive explorations and landings in rarely-visited destinations – distant islands and coastal landscapes home to exceptional biodiversity, eco-treasures and wilderness – are combined with visits to world-class cities featuring an expedition twist.

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Expedition Excellence

For nearly 30 years, Crystal has been a pioneer in innovative luxury travel, experienced in operating in some of the world's most remote locations, from Antarctica to the Northwest Passage. Now, Crystal Endeavor takes our passion for adventure into bold new territories. Join us.

With a sleek design built to PC6 polar class specifications, the world’s largest and most spacious luxury expedition yacht will explore the farthest reaches of Earth, from the Arctic to the Antarctic and exotic, far-away lands in between. Begins August 2020.

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Embark on a journey of extraordinary adventure, traveling to lands where few have ever been. Crystal Endeavor marries rugged and immersive discovery ashore with extraordinary all-inclusive luxuries on board. 
crystal endeavor expedition sail past an antarctic ice shelf | Crystal Cruises


Intimate and elegant, the all-suite, all-balcony Crystal Endeavor welcomes just 200 sophisticated travelers with butler-serviced luxury – the perfect balance to a voyage teeming with exploration, discovery and adventure.

Endeavor expedition view of northern lights | Crystal Cruises


Prepare for unexpected discovery, Zodiac adventures, rare wildlife sightings and intimate connections with little-explored landscapes and intriguing cultures.

9 people on a zodiac boat excursion | Crystal Cruises


Embracing remote adventure with refined elegance, each journey includes critically-acclaimed cuisine, a generous pour of the finest wines and spirits, onboard destination enrichment and expert-led shoreside discovery, nightly entertainment and more. 

crystal esprit luxury butler service in the owner's suite | Crystal Cruises

Included Highlights

Amenities & Services

  • 24-hour Butler Service
  • Select Wines, Champagnes, Spirits & Coffees
  • Michelin-inspired Open-seating Dining
  • 24-hour In-suite Dining
  • Unlimited Wi-Fi & Internet Access
  • Pre-Paid Gratuities Aboard & Ashore
  • ETRO Italian Fashion House Amenities
  • Ultra-thin TVs with On-demand Movies
  • One-touch Lighting & Room Controls
  • Housekeeping & Nightly Turn-down


Discovery takes center stage aboard Crystal Endeavor, as everything from the yacht’s innovative design of social spaces to the full-time Expedition Team on board fuels a heightened spirit of adventure.

Six-Star Service

Indulge in Crystal’s legendary six-star service with one of the highest staff-to-guest ratios in the industry. An experienced crew, selected from the award-winning ranks of Crystal, is joined by a team of experts – explorers, scientists and more. 

Endeavor butler service on call | Crystal Cruises

Master Chefs and Michelin-Inspired Dining 

Bold. Innovative. Unexpected. From renowned master chefs like Nobu Matsuhisa to our own Crystal chefs on board, specially curated menus and Michelin-inspired cuisine are crafted with passionate perfection. Come aboard to discover unmatched culinary options with flexible, open-seating dining in each of the yacht’s six stunning venues.


Expansive & Well Appointed

Among the largest and most spacious accommodations in expedition cruising, each of Crystal Endeavor’s 100 elegant suites features private verandah and Crystal’s renowned butler service.

deluxe bedroom suite onboard the endeavor | Crystal Cruises

Expedition Enrichment

Hosting each voyage is a 25-person Expedition Team – from marine biologists and ornithologists to Zodiac operators and helicopter pilots. Each professional is a master of their craft, on board to share their expertise and lead small-group excursions ashore.

crystal symphony lecturer for onboard enrichment | Crystal Cruises

Engaging Entertainment

Social spaces – including a two-story, glass-enclosed Solarium complete with swimming pool, Jacuzzi and breathtaking views – include nightly entertainment, a Connoisseur’s Club and the only casino aboard an expedition yacht.

daytime Endeavor solarium spa | Crystal Cruises

Invigorating & Sublime 

With extraordinary views from Kamchatka to Antarctica, stay fit for adventure at the state-of-the-art fitness center, and pamper your adventurous wanderlust at the indulgent full-service Crystal Life Spa and Salon. 

Endeavor on board gym | Crystal Cruises


With exclusive, off-the-beaten path itineraries, dozens of immersive experiences ashore and customizable private excursions with personal guides, there are no limits to the freedoms found on these enriching journeys.

Expert-led Discovery

An experienced Expedition Team provides enrichment on board and hosts small-group discovery ashore. Expertise is tailored to regions explored, from glaciologists, geologists and geographers to ornithologists, biologists, historians and more. 

9 people on a zodiac boat excursion | Crystal Cruises

Wilderness Adventures

In addition to curated shore experiences both complimentary and optional, Crystal Endeavor's Captain and Expedition Team are prepared for unexpected wilderness opportunities, ensuring the best possible discovery in each destination. 

saint matthew island alaska with a white wolf cub crouching forward | Crystal Cruises

Privileged Views

Zodiacs, kayaks, helicopters and a seven-person submersible - all offer extraordinary opportunity for rare discovery. Complimentary expedition gear ensures your comfort when exploring the elements, from polar regions to tropical destinations.

(*Available in select destinations; subject to port regulations and Captain's discretion)


Endeavor submarine | Crystal Cruises


The Ship

Our Expedition Ship


Crystal Endeavor