It’s the hidden corners of Asia’s islands that make the region so tempting to explore – and our small ships can get you there.

Bali’s Kuta is paradise enough for most tourists, but at the volcanic islands of Satonda and Banta you’ll find some of the best underwater life in Indonesia. The beaches of Penang and Phuket are beloved for good reason, but the sandy shores of the islands of Tarutao National Park are just as enticing – and a lot less crowded. Cruising Asia takes you to essential treasures that can’t be ignored, but it the surprise along the way that make for an exceptional journey.

Adventure Cruises in Asia

9 Days From 1887

Uncover Malaysia and Thailand’s spectacular west coast on a small-ship Peregrine...

9 Days From 1887

Cruise past Malaysia and Thailand’s stunning west coast on a small-ship Adventure...

9 Days From 1908

Join a nine-day small ship cruise of the small islands of Southern Thailand, setting...

9 Days From 2805

Discover the wildlife and diverse landscapes of remote Borneo on this cruise from...

9 Days From 2330

Take a small-ship adventure cruise in Indonesia, visiting the deserted beaches and...

9 Days From 2805

Discover the wildlife and diverse landscapes of remote Borneo on this cruise from...

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Land and Sea Cruises

One could spend a lifetime cruising the coastlines of Europe and Asia, but there’s plenty more to experience on terra firma. Peregrine’s new Land and Sea Cruises deliver the best of both worlds: small-ship coastal cruising and classic Peregrine adventures on land. 

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Highlights of Asian Adventure Cruising

Beautiful sea side and the boats near Similan Island of Thailand

Sail the sunlit Similan Islands

In the Andaman Sea on the west coast of Thailand lies the Similan archipelago – eleven islands stretched over 140 square km (87 square miles) of remote national parkland. Snorkel through the unparalleled beauty of the island’s coral reefs, and trek through jungles to glimpse some of the unique island wildlife.

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Buddhist temple in Penang island of Malaysia

Pursue the unpredictable in Penang

On the Malaysian island of Penang, modern Christian churches stand down the road from Islamic mosques and ancient Buddhist temples. The walls of UNESCO World Heritage buildings serve as canvases for international street artists. Historic Chinese shopfronts house trendy cafes and local open-air markets sell some of South East Asia’s tastiest street food.

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Rinca Island of Indonesia green mountains and the see side view

Comb the wilds of Rinca Island

Indonesia’s Rinca Island is the lesser-known sister to Komodo Island. It’s a place to witness the famed Komodo dragon in its natural surrounds without the distraction of the selfie-sticks in droves. Some of the dragons can grow to three metres (10 feet) in length, and the population on the island is so dense that sightings are almost guaranteed.

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ship sailing in the sea of Satonda island in Indonesia

Escape to Satonda Island

At the centre of remote Satonda Island, Indonesia, lie the crystal blue waters of a flooded volcanic crater lake. It’s an ideal spot for swimming and snorkelling. Before you leave, hang a rock from one of the trees around the lake to have your wish come true.

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