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Travel with Bright Horizons 23 to the Canary Islands, a place of geologic splendor, evolutionary isolation, and great cultural charm. With dark starry skies above and tremendous biodiversity below, the Canaries invite us to relax and wonder. Our journey takes us to the island of Madeira with its UNESCO-reserve forests, and we’ll sample Lisbon’s big-city fun, too.

Nestled aboard Cunard’s Queen Mary 2, we’ll dig into paleontology, absorb developments in particle physics, and explore science news. Join an optional field trip to one of the most renowned groups of telescopes in the world, La Palma’s Roque de los Muchachos Observatory in the Canaries.

Come along with us and explore the Canary Islands’ UNESCO World Biosphere Reserves with new friends. Sample local foods and wine with your special someone. Exercise your curiosity. Discuss, learn, and reflect amidst the unique and memorable venues of these Atlantic isles.

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Cruise prices vary from $1,959 for an Interior Stateroom to $8,498 for a Queens Suite, per person (pp) based on double occupancy. For those attending our SEMINARS, there is a $1,575 fee. For pictures of the cabins and our ship, please visit the CABIN & SHIP INFO tab. For the cruise itinerary please review our SCHEDULE and/or MAP. Add’l pp fees: port charges, gov’t taxes, and fees are $339.75; gratuities are $11.50 per day. All prices and fees are detailed on the PRICING & TERMS tab. Use our PRICING CALCULATOR for a quick price quote.

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Scenic Beauty of the Canary Islands


Insight Cruises occasionally charges more than Cunard for the same cabin category because our cruise pricing includes several parties, meeting room space, plus a pair of Tour Leaders traveling with the group. Therefore, if you ask us to match a price you see on the website we will do so but we add a $150 pp Facility Fee plus a $75 pp Tour Leader Fee. See the TERMS & CONDITIONS section in the PRICING & TERMS tab for further information.

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