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
34.7°F
partlycloudy
partlycloudy
  • chancesnow Friday 44° | 33°
  • partlycloudy Saturday 39° | 37°
  • chancerain Sunday 46° | 44°
  • chancerain Monday 49° | 40°
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10 Night Antarctica Cruise
Departing From Amsterdam
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 $8,000
as little as $800.00/night
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  • Ports of Call:
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  • Day At Sea
  • St Peter Port, Guernsey
  • Tresco, Isles Of Scilly
  • St Mary's Isles Of Scilly
  • Pembroke
  • Skomer Island
  • Skellig Islands
  • Knights Town, Valentia Island
  • Cliffs Of Moher
  • Galway
  • Kilronan, Aaran Islands
  • Clare Island
  • Killybegs
  • Portrush, N. Ireland
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12 Night Antarctica Cruise
Departing From Lisbon
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  • Oporto (leixn++es)
  • La Coruna
  • Gijon
  • Bilbao
  • Bordeaux
  • Bordeaux
  • Belle Ile
  • Douarnenez
  • Saint Malo
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14 Night Antarctica Cruise
Departing From London
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  • London (tower Bridge)
  • London (tower Bridge)
  • St Peter Port, Guernsey
  • St Mary's Isles Of Scilly
  • Tresco, Isles Of Scilly
  • Milford Haven, Wales
  • Skomer Island
  • Douglas, Isle Of Man
  • Iona
  • Lunga
  • Pierowall, Westray, Orkney Isl
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  • Vestmanna
  • Djupivogur
  • Husavik
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  • Vigur Island
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11 Night Antarctica Cruise
Departing From Punta Arenas
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  • Ports of Call:
  • Punta Arenas
  • Day At Sea
  • New Island
  • West Point Island
  • Stanley
  • Drake Passage
  • Antarctic Sound
  • Antarctic Peninsula
  • Antarctic Peninsula
  • Antarctica South Shetland Isla
  • Drake Passage
  • Drake Passage
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  • Drake Passage
  • Drake Passage
  • Antarctic Sound
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  • Antarctic Peninsula
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