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THE POLAR EXPEDITION CRUISE SPECIALIST

WELCOME TO POLAR ROUTES

Polar Routes is The Polar Expedition Cruise Specialist, and we partner with over 22 operators to bring you a vast range of expedition cruises to the Arctic, Antarctica, and beyond. We take great pride in our unrivalled knowledge of the ships, itineraries, and these wonderful destinations.

All the ships and operators in our program have been hand-selected by us to ensure they offer the very best quality, value, and environmental responsibility to the areas they explore. Furthermore, we can also take care of the flights and logistics to get you to and from the ship. Plus, we offer an exciting range of pre and post-cruise land packages if you fancy exploring even more!

Ready to start planning your incredible expedition cruise to Polar Regions?

Simply complete our enquiry form to get in touch, or call our Polar Specialists directly on 020 3820 0504.


DESTINATIONS


Which of the polar regions will you explore?

OUR TOP PICKS


A selection of some of the most popular polar cruises & offers

THE ULTIMATE ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION!

Just 70 passengers - limited availability!

Join a unique expedition to Antarctica, Falklands & South Georgia in February 2025. A journey with an all-out focus on exploration, with a maximum group size of just 70 passengers - just a third of the size of a typical expedition ship in today's market!

Prices from £14,999pp!


SAVE UP TO 20%!

On selected voyages with AE EXPEDITIONS

With their revolutionary ULSTEIN X-BOW® expedition ships featuring expansive observation decks, inviting communal areas, and unsurpassed environmental credentials, AE Expeditions offers the perfect base camp for adventures in the polar regions.

Prices from £8,475pp!

Greenland Solar Eclipse

Across rugged Northeast Greenland, a total solar eclipse will move southward on August 12, 2026. Join Ocean Albatros to enjoy this natural phenomenon with an unobstructed view of the western sky.

From £13,695 pp
Arctic Sights and Northern Lights

This expedition combines the mystical world of fire and ice in Iceland, with the incredible wilderness of Greenland’s awe-inspiring Scoresby Sund, the largest fjord system on the planet.

From £4,595 pp
Antarctic Explorer

An unforgettable journey through the spectacular wilderness of the South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula.

From £6,840 pp
Emblematic Antarctica

An 11-day itinerary to discover the most remote place on Earth - cross the iconic Drake Passage before entering the Antarctic Peninsula.

From £9,260 pp
South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey

This incredible 21-day expedition combines the highlights of the spectacular Antarctic Peninsula, together with the phenomenal nature-enthusiasts heaven of South Georgia.

From £16,700 pp
Circumnavigating Svalbard

Discover some of the most incredible sights in the Arctic, exploring the incredible national parks of the Svalbard archipelago, a magnificent wilderness home to polar bears, walrus & incredible scenery.

From £6,484 pp

OUR BROCHURE


Discover our expedition cruise brochure
Polar Routes brochure

OUR CHARITY PARTNER


Find out more about our charity partner
UK Antarctic Heritage Trust

Why book with Polar Routes?

CHOICE
  • We can compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators.
  • From former Russian research vessels to larger and luxurious ships - there is an expedition cruise to suit you. 
  • Our Polar Specialists will help you choose the perfect expedition cruise for your requirements.
SPECIALISTS
  • We are the expedition cruise specialists and know all the polar destinations inside out.
  • Our expert team of Polar Specialists have extensive knowledge of all the expedition ships & operators.
  • All of our Polar Specialists have first-hand experience of expedition cruising to the polar regions.
VALUE
  • Our prices are amongst the best you'll find, plus look out for Polar Routes exclusive offers!
  • All our holidays are ATOL protected (11104), for your complete peace of mind.
  • As supporters of the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust, booking with us helps support the work of the trust within Antarctica.
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ABOUT US


We'll compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators to find your perfect cruise.

Our prices are amongst the best you'll find, plus look out for Polar Routes exclusive offers!

As supporters of the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust, booking with us helps support the work of the trust within Antarctica.

All our holidays are ATOL protected (11104), for your complete peace of mind.


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