Antarctic Peninsula Cruises
One of our bestselling Antarctic cruises, designed by natural history experts and led by the most experienced polar guides enabling our partner to offer photography workshops and the unique chance to camp out amongst penguins on the ice.
54 - 189
8, 10, 12, 13 & 14 days itineraries also available. On select voyages activity options include Camping, Kayaking, Diving, Mountaineering, Snowshoeing and Photography Workshops. Price depends on vessel and cabin type.
Description of Antarctic Peninsula Cruises
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10 Reviews of Antarctic Peninsula Cruises
5 out of 5 stars
Reviewed on 19 Dec 2022 by Serena WardAbsolutely amazing trip from start to finish... Well up in my Top 5 holidays, fabulous once in a lifetime experience. Read full review
Reviewed on 17 Dec 2022 by Julie GrossoThis is the best trip I have ever had. I feel fortunate to see Antarctica before it changes even more. Read full review
Reviewed on 10 Dec 2022 by Jacqueline Bishop10 out of 10 - absolutely amazing, a truly special trip. Impossible to put into words quite how much we enjoyed it. Read full review
Reviewed on 08 Dec 2022 by Caroline TowerKayaking among the ice bergs with whales and penguins was the most awesome and unforgettable experience... 10 out of 10, a once in a lifetime moment. Read full review
Reviewed on 24 Feb 2020 by Ravindra SinghThe entire experience was memorable. It is difficult to point at greatness in excitement when it was evident almost throughout. Read full review
Reviewed on 26 Jan 2020 by Sarianne SiirilaOverall an amazing experience! Read full review
Reviewed on 17 Dec 2019 by David MasseyBest holiday ever! Expensive as expected on this sort of trip but got good value for money for what we saw and experienced. Read full review
Reviewed on 26 Mar 2019 by Bruce DenwoodTrip of a lifetime....Day one zodiac outing. We were so lucky, ten minutes after leaving the ship we had three humpbacks surface right next to our zodiac, they stayed for about 10 minutes and put on a great show. Read full review
Reviewed on 17 Feb 2019 by Michael DunkleyThe most memorable or exciting part of your holiday? - Everything. Read full review
Reviewed on 24 Dec 2017 by Gillian MasonCrossing the Drake Passage on our return home in a force 10 Gale. So exciting. Plus all our Zodiac trips. Read full review
As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) holiday so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.
PlanetOn our Antarctic Peninsula expeditions we are committed to the conservation of the places we visit.
Our Antarctic expedition ships are smaller, less imposing on the polar landscape than the bigger cruise ships. Group landings by zodiac are more easily managed and a low ratio of leaders to passengers provides a personalised, added value experience. Your onboard natural history experts, through guided walks and evening talks, reveal the wonders of Antarctic scenery and wildlife. In this way you will be introduced to some of the local and global conservation issues which this fragile habitat faces.
Our Antarctic expedition trips are made under full membership of the International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators (IAATO) and as such abide by their strict codes of conduct. Encounters with all wildlife are controlled by strict responsible codes of conduct.
PeopleThe areas we visit throughout Antarctica and the subAntarctic region have no permanent population other than the researchers who reside seasonally or overwinter at bases in the Peninsula and the Antarctic Islands. There is a good rapport between such station staff and our small expedition ships, we bring passengers to appreciate their work, offer company and discussion and also bring their otherwise underused cash to uniquely spend on what service or souvenir they offer. At Vernadsky station for example the friendly Ukrainian researchers are happy to provide us with a tour of their laboratories- the place where the Ozone hole was first discovered, share news and stories, join us for a beer or vodka at their bar and of course sell stamps and postcards which can take up to a year to arrive! Help is also given to scientists and station personnel if they need to be transferred from South America to their working places in the Antarctic , and vice versa.
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