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Orion Expedition Cruises

Orion is a purpose built vessel designed to access the inaccessible, all in 5-star luxury. The ship combines the best and the latest in design with maritime and environmental technology, comfort and casual elegance. From the ice-strengthened hull to the chilled champagne and superb cuisine, this is expedition cruising at its finest. Discover Orion’s path less travelled.

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Best Honeymoon Cruise – Top ideas for planning your honeymoon

Want to sail off into the sunset on your honeymoon? But not sure if a cruise is right for you? Whether you're looking for champagne and canapés served on your own private deck, far-flung...

Free flights and discounts on 2012 Orion itineraries

Orion Expedition Cruises is offering free flights from the UK to selected Kimberley, Borneo and Vietnam voyages next year. Early booking discounts of up to 15% also apply on most sailings. Adding to existing itineraries Orion incorporates...

Mick Fogg: Orion’s real Crocodile Dundee

Mick Fogg has been with Orion since its first season in 2004 and is now Expedition Leader, planning all the ship’s shore itineraries. Born in Edinburgh in 1968, Mick emigrated to Australia with his...

MV Orion Review – Papua New Guinea Cruise

Magical Melanesia: Papua New Guinea is a wild, untamed land full of sorcery, magic and bizarre rites and practices. Some tribes are yet to see their first white face. Take this scene, add the...
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Orion launches Photography cruise in Papua New Guinea

Orion Expedition Cruises is offering tuition in professional photography for its April 2011 cruise in Papua New Guinea in association with Australian Geographic Society and Better Photography magazine. Two leading photographers, Nick Rains and Peter...


The MV Orion combines the best and the latest in design with maritime and environmental technology, comfort and casual elegance. Ocean Cruise Passenger capacity: 106 Passenger Decks: 5 Total Cabins: 53 Cabins (Balcony): 6? Cabins (Outside): 0 Cabins (Inside): 53 Gross Tonnage:...

Orion II

Ocean Cruise Passenger capacity: 100 Passenger Decks: 5 Total Cabins: Cabins (Balcony): Cabins (Outside): Cabins (Inside): Gross Tonnage: 4077 Restaurants: 2 Bars: 1 Swimming Pools: 0 Spa: Yes Gym: Yes Casino: No

Cruise International

Cruise International is the UK’s highest-selling newsstand travel magazine dedicated to cruise holidays. Packed with inspirational reviews, the hottest destination advice, celebrity interviews and the very latest ocean and river cruise news, it helps both new and experienced cruisers alike plan their next trip. With its high production values, stunning photography and outstanding editorial, Cruise International is first choice for Britain’s 1.75 million annual cruise holidaymakers.







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