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24384
Florida

The South by Small Ship: Amelia Island, Bahamas, Charleston & More

Journey along the waters of the Atlantic Ocean during this fascinating small-ship learning adventure that leads from Florida to Georgia, South Carolina and the Bahamas.
Program No. 24384RJ
Length
12 days
Starts at
6,299
Special Offer
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Flights start at
FREE
Florida

The South by Small Ship: Amelia Island, Bahamas, Charleston & More

Journey along the waters of the Atlantic Ocean during this fascinating small-ship learning adventure that leads from Florida to Georgia, South Carolina and the Bahamas.
Length
12 days
Starts at
6,299
Special Offer
Click on Dates & Prices below to see special offer details.
Flights start at
FREE
Length
12 days
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Starts at
6,299
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Program No. 24384RJ

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DATES & PRICES

Ship Outside
Accommodation Details

A cabin with a window or porthole to view the outside.

Dec 3 - Dec 14, 2022
Ship Outside 6,299
Special Offer

Enroll by Aug. 31, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities! No added cost for a single cabin in select categories!

Feb 26 - Mar 9, 2023
Ship Outside 7,499
Special Offer

Enroll by Aug. 31, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities! No added cost for a single cabin in select categories!

Nov 29 - Dec 10, 2023
Ship Outside 6,899
Special Offer

Enroll by Aug. 31, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

Dec 9 - Dec 20, 2023
Ship Outside 6,899
Special Offer

Enroll by Aug. 31, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

DATES & PRICES

Ship Outside
Accommodation Details

A cabin with a window or porthole to view the outside.

Dec 3 - Dec 14, 2022
SOLD OUT
Ship Outside 6,899
Special Offer

Enroll by Aug. 31, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities! No added cost for a single cabin in select categories!

Feb 26 - Mar 9, 2023
Ship Outside 7,799
Special Offer

Enroll by Aug. 31, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities! No added cost for a single cabin in select categories!

Nov 29 - Dec 10, 2023
Ship Outside 8,199
Special Offer

Enroll by Aug. 31, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

Dec 9 - Dec 20, 2023
Ship Outside 8,199
Special Offer

Enroll by Aug. 31, 2022 and receive free round-trip airfare from many cities!

At a Glance

Combine the history of some of America’s most iconic Southern cities with the beautiful waters of the Bahamas for a small-ship learning adventure like no other! Beginning in Jacksonville, Florida, board the Ocean Voyager for a fascinating voyage along the waters of the Atlantic. Journey to charming Amelia Island — home to the oldest lighthouse in the U.S. — and walk along the streets of Savannah and Charleston with local experts to learn about their significant Southern history. In Beaufort, enjoy a field trip to the Elena History Center and Beaufort National Cemetery, and explore the oldest city in America during a day in St. Augustine. Sail to the Bahamas to discover the city of Freeport and swim along incredible coral reefs before returning to Jacksonville to conclude your educational voyage.
Activity Level
Easy Going
Standing and walking over varied terrain.

Best of all, you’ll…

  • Explore the iconic cities of Savannah, Georgia and Charleston, S.C.
  • Walk along the streets of Freeport in the Bahamas and enjoy an opportunity to swim along brilliant coral reefs.
  • Immerse yourself in the history of Amelia Island, tracing stories of pirates, Civil War soldiers and Native Americans.
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John Layton
John Layton has visited 70+ countries and 48 states during more than 30 years in the travel industry. “As a career, travel is all I know and I’ve been lucky that I have never had a job I didn't love.” After many years sailing the seas as a cruise director, John is now a flight attendant for JetBlue, a travel blogger, and a group leader for Road Scholar. He has led Road Scholar programs throughout Florida, around Cuba, and on the Great Lakes.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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John Layton has visited 70+ countries and 48 states during more than 30 years in the travel industry. “As a career, travel is all I know and I’ve been lucky that I have never had a job I didn't love.” After many years sailing the seas as a cruise director, John is now a flight attendant for JetBlue, a travel blogger, and a group leader for Road Scholar. He has led Road Scholar programs throughout Florida, around Cuba, and on the Great Lakes.





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