Firstly explore the Raja Ampat archipelago, one of the most richly biodiverse places on earth. Then it’s off to the Philippines, an island nation where palm-lined beaches meet magnificent dive sites. Made up of 7,641 tropical islands, the Philippines is inhabited by some of the world’s friendliest people, who speak approximately 175 languages. A rare culture mixing pot of a place, this archipelago has been influenced by those who colonised these islands before it declared independence after World War II, such as the Spanish, the Americans and the Japanese. The result is a lively mix as you’ll experience on your 15-day luxury cruise in style and comfort, aboard a ship crewed by a passionate and knowledgeable team. Enjoy unique onshore excursions and extraordinary underwater adventures.