Antarctica Cruises

Antarctica is a True Adventure

Antarctica isn’t usually a destination on the top of everyone’s list for vacations. However, those who make the trip as part of a thrilling Antarctica cruise have memories that last forever.

As the southernmost continent, Antarctica is an enormous landmass covered with ice. Its high elevation, dry atmosphere, and cold temperatures mean that the continent is nearly completely uninhabited, safe for the varied wildlife. Curious seals, whales, and penguins may come out to play. Fleets that offer Antarctica sailings include Seabourn, Holland America, Azamara, and Crystal.

What can you expect on an Antarctica cruise? You’ll likely sail from South America and pay a visit to the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. Here, you’ll see passages filled with icebergs, Paradise Harbor and the Lemaire Channel, and Port Lockroy, the museum — a former British research station.

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Antarctica is a True Adventure

Antarctica isn’t usually a destination on the top of everyone’s list for vacations. However, those who make the trip as part of a thrilling Antarctica cruise have memories that last forever.

As the southernmost continent, Antarctica is an enormous landmass covered with ice. Its high elevation, dry atmosphere, and cold temperatures mean that the continent is nearly completely uninhabited, safe for the varied wildlife. Curious seals, whales, and penguins may come out to play. Fleets that offer Antarctica sailings include Seabourn, Holland America, Azamara, and Crystal.

What can you expect on an Antarctica cruise? You’ll likely sail from South America and pay a visit to the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. Here, you’ll see passages filled with icebergs, Paradise Harbor and the Lemaire Channel, and Port Lockroy, the museum — a former British research station.

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Ushuaia
23°F
clear
clear
  • partlycloudy Tuesday 43° | 34°
  • partlycloudy Wednesday 44° | 38°
  • cloudy Thursday 49° | 34°
  • snow Friday 43° | 37°
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11 Night Antarctica Cruise
Departing From San Diego
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 $6,400
as little as $582.00/night
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  • Monterey, California
  • San Francisco, California
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  • Astoria, Oregon
  • Rainier, Oregon
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  • Port Angeles, Wa
  • Olympia, Wa
  • Anacortes, Wa
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  • Friday Harbour,san Juan Isl,wa
  • Lopez Island, Wa
  • Anacortes, Wa
  • Cypress Island, Wa
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  • Port Angeles, Wa
  • Astoria, Oregon
  • Rainier, Oregon
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10 Night Antarctica Cruise
Departing From Valparaiso
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  • Coquimbo
  • Isla Pan De Azucar
  • Antofagasta
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  • Arica
  • Matarani
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11 Night Antarctica Cruise
Departing From Mazatlan
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  • Los Islotes & Espiritu Santo
  • Isla San Pedro
  • Isla Partida
  • San Estaban
  • Explore Isla Santa Catalina
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14 Night Antarctica Cruise
Departing From Lima
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  • Callao
  • Isla Guanape
  • Salaverry
  • Cruise Isla Lobos De Tierra
  • Machala
  • Isla De La Plata
  • Gorgona Island
  • Bahia Solano
  • Utria Natl Park, Nuqui Harbour
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  • Golfo Dulce
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