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The Polar Expedition Cruise Specialist

Welcome to Polar Routes

The coldest, wildest, and most isolated places on Earth, Antarctica and the Arctic are some of the least-visited regions in the world, which is exactly what makes them the most breathtaking, exhilarating and truly memorable of destinations.

Ice sheets stretching further than the eye can see, towering blue-glaciers, jagged mountains, ice floes and iceberg-strewn seas are just for starters. These are lands rich with outstanding wildlife, from the majestic polar bear to the iconic whale and the legendary narwhal, where one can walk amongst colonies of penguins, snap photos of walrus sunbathing on icy rocks and watch soaring albatross overhead.

Follow in the path of intrepid explorers, visit some of the most isolated communities in the world and experience some of life's most magical natural wonders. A trip to the polar regions is an experience like no other, and Polar Routes are the expedition cruise specialist who 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?


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

Quark Ultramarine

Quark's New Expedition Ship, Ultramarine

Ultramarine is a purpose-built ship carefully designed to optimise your polar expedition experience so that you can discover some of the most mesmerising places on Earth and immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring landscapes of the polar regions.

North Norway, Aurora Borealis

North Norway, Aurora Borealis



Experience the mesmerising sights of Norway’s northern coast from stunning fjords to majestic landscapes along the way. You will perform shore excursions and activities throughout the voyage.

From £2,100 pp

Land of Penguins & Icebergs

Land of Penguins & Icebergs



Venture into a world of ice and witness its incredible wildlife, including vast colonies of penguins foraging at sea and waddling on the shores.

From £9,199 pp

Chilean Fjords, Antarctica and Falklands

Chilean Fjords, Antarctica and Falklands



On this voyage, not only will you explore the Great White Continent, but the journey will take you through the impressive and majestic Chilean fjords

From £6,977 pp

Spitsbergen Highlights

Spitsbergen Highlights



This 7-day Expedition cruise packs all the highlights of a longer arctic cruise into just 7-days, and is now available on the brand new ship, Ultramarine.

From £5,699 pp

Best of the Western Arctic

Western Arctic



You’ll be exploring the northerly shores of Canada’s Baffin Island and the western coast of Greenland over 20 days.

From £9,300 pp

Arctic Sights & Northern Lights

Arctic Sights & Northern Lights



The world of fire and ice in Iceland and the incredible wilderness of Greenland, including Scoresby Sund.

From £6,999 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 expert team of Polar Specialists have extensive knowledge of all the expedition cruises, ships & operators.

  • Our prices are amongst the best you'll find, with full package protection as standard.

  • 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 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, 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.

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