The Expedition Cruise Specialists

Welcome to Polar Routes

A trip to the Arctic or Antarctic is a once-in-a-lifetime experience and Polar Routes are the expedition cruise specialists. We can help you discover everything that the polar regions have to offer. From spotting polar bears in the high Arctic to walking amongst penguin colonies in Antarctica, we have gone to the ends of the Earth and back again to bring you the very best polar expedition cruises around. 


Destinations Where in the polar regions will you explore next?


Our Top Picks A selection of some of the most popular polar cruises & offers

The Next Generation in Luxury Expedition Cruise - Season 2019/20

Arrive in the cosmopolitan and diverse city of Santiago de Chile. Sail through the Beagle Channel and see the breath-taking Chilean fjords before navigating across the iconic Drake Passage to discover the pristine landscapes in Antarctica. Observe unspoilt wilderness and everything from Adelie penguin to humpback whales and albatross.

From £9,799pp

Realm of the Polar Bear

Realm of the Polar Bear



One of our most popular Arctic itineraries gives you a flavour of life north of the Arctic Circle in just 8 days: Perfect for first-timers.

From £2,799 pp

Highlights of the Frozen Continent

Highlights of the Frozen Continent



Spend 11 days cruising around the least-discovered continent on Earth discovering its wildlife and ice-studded landscapes.

From £4,939 pp

Antarctica, Falklands & South Georgia

Antarctic, Falklands & South Georgia



Come face-to-face with thousands of king penguins as well as some of the most incredible landscapes on Earth on this epic 20-day cruise.

From £7,999 pp

Luxury Tromso to Longyearbyen

Luxury Tromso to Longyearbyen



This 11-day luxury cruise shows you the best of the Arctic from the coast of Norway to the high Arctic in search of Polar Bears - a true expedition!

From £7,380 pp

Inuit Arctic & Beyond

Inuit Arctic



Enjoy 21 days exploring the Arctic, from the geysers of Iceland, to the deep fjords of Greenland, through to the rugged wilderness of Canada.

From £9,899 pp

Jewels of the Arctic

Jewels of the Arctic



Discover the mythical landscapes of Spitsbergen combined with a spectacular exploration of the east coast of Greenland.

From £5,199 pp

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About Us
  • We can compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators to find your perfect cruise.

  • Our prices are amongst the best in the business, with full package protection as standard.

  • We are the expedition cruise specialists and know the destinations, ships and operators inside out

  • As supporters of the Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.

  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind.

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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 Travel 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 Travel Specialists have extensive knowledge of all the expedition ships & operators.
  • All of our Travel Specialists have first-hand experience of expedition cruising to the polar regions.
VALUE
  • Our prices are the amongst the best in the business, with full package protection as standard.
  • Our holidays are protected by ATOL and ABTOT, for your complete peace of mind.
  • As supporters of the Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.