Antarctica Cruises

Explore this wild and wonderful frozen continent and see penguins, whales and seals in their natural habitat.

Antarctica Expedition Cruises

Explore Antarctica’s epic icescapes, sculpted by the rawest forces of nature. Visit landing sites, offering some of the most breathtaking scenery on this planet. See spectacular wildlife, including Antarctica’s famous penguins, whales, and seals. Guided by our Expedition Team, you’ll actively explore Antarctica on hikes, in a kayak, as a Citizen Scientist, or even camping in Antarctica. See our itineraries, activities and offers.

Antarctica itineraries

As one of the most experienced operators in Antarctica, we offer 12-day Antarctica highlights tours, in-depth itineraries also exploring Patagonia, the Falkland Islands, South Georgia or the Chilean coast. Choose to visit in the Antarctic spring or summer, starting from Buenos Aires or Santiago de Chile.

Activities in Antarctica

Your Antarctica expedition cruise comes with a full programme of included and optional activities taking in the best of Antarctica. Whatever your activity level or interests, you’ll find something that suits you.

Wildlife in Antarctica

Penguins aren’t the only animals you’ll see in Antarctica, although you’ll see plenty. Spring and summer offer the best chances for whale watching, bird spotting and viewing seals.

Expedition Team in Antarctica

Experts in their field, our Expedition Team will give lectures about Antarctica on topics from glaciology, marine biology and history to photography and ornithology. They’ll also be your guides during your Antarctica expedition, on landings, hikes and when expedition boat cruising.

Antarctica FAQ

Find information about trips to Antarctica, from the weather and what to bring to what to expect, in our FAQ section.

Wonders of the Seventh Continent

Sail among the sublime frozen icescapes of Antarctica, between icebergs, close to calving glaciers, and past huge ice floes in the Southern Ocean.

Immersive exploration

On an Antarctica cruise, experience the frozen continent in all its raw majesty. Hike to penguin colonies or kayak among icebergs.

Activities in Antarctica

Our expedition cruises to Antarctica are packed with active adventure and immersive experiences. You’ll explore not just sightsee, boarding small boats, touring iceberg-filled bays and going ashore to see penguin colonies and other wildlife. No matter your activity level or interests, you’ll find included and optional activities to suit you.

Pristine wildlife

Delight in the wonder of nature as you see thousands of Antarctica’s penguins going about their daily business.

Wildlife in Antarctica

A vast polar desert, consisting of 98 percent ice and snow, Antarctica is a haven for millions of penguins and thousands of seals. The krill-rich seas attract large numbers of whales and 47 species of birds. On ice cruising and landings, you’ll encounter some of the wildest and most inspiring animals on the planet.

Science and learning

Discover what lies beneath the Antarctic ice in lectures hosted by your Expedition Team, chosen for their scientific and conservation knowledge.

Expedition Team in Antarctica

An expedition cruise to Antarctica is immersive. That’s why you’ll be accompanied by our expert Expedition Team who will guide you on landings and activities, ensure we adhere to strict guidelines to protect the fragile ecosystem and assist with science experiments. They’ll also host lectures on topics from glaciology and ornithology to environmental impacts and exploration history.

Expedition Ships

You’ll travel to Antarctica on our smaller, well-equipped, ice-class expedition ships, where safety and sustainability come first. Explore in style and comfort so you’re relaxed, rested and ready for adventure. See our Antarctica expedition ships.

Make a difference

Support the scientific community in collecting valuable data on Antarctica that contributes to global research by participating in our Citizen Science Programme.

Antarctica FAQ

Find out how cold it is in Antarctica and the answers to other common questions on our FAQ page.

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