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When Do You Want To Go?

A cruise to Antarctica is a magical experience, almost 24 hours of sunlight during the summer months means that wildlife is kicked into action, making the most of the more favourable conditions. Watch playful Gentoo, chinstrap and Adélie penguins, fur seals basking in the sun and numerous species of whales’ frolic in the water. It’s also a bird- lover’s paradise with soaring albatrosses and petrels skimming the waves. 

There are plenty of ways to get more active on our range of expedition cruises. Choose to camp under canvas and watch the stars shine brightly or hop into a kayak to carve your own watery path through icebergs. Those with a head for heights can try mountaineering, or on selected cruises can fly high above the landscape in a helicopter.

Our team of Antarctica specialists are on hand to help you find the perfect cruise for your requirements, taking into account when you want to travel, the wildlife you want to see and the type of ship you want to travel on. We work with 20 of the leading expedition cruise operators to find your perfect cruise, get in touch with us today.

If you would like help to find your perfect expedition cruise, simply complete the enquiry form to get in touch.

Alternatively, call our Polar Specialists on 0203 196 1000.

Classic Antarctica

Cross the Drake Passage and explore the wonders of the Antarctic peninsula. The most popular choice and with the highest number of departures to choose from, this 8 day cruise through the Antarctic wilderness is what bucket lists were made for.

From £3,999 pp


Crossing the Antarctic Circle

A longer cruise than our Classic Antarctic itinerary, you'll head further south than most people on Earth ever have, with the aim of crossing the Antartic Circle. Jaw-dropping scenery and wildlife including adelie and gentoo penguins will leave you captivated.

From £6,399 pp


Antarctica, Falklands & South Georgia

This three-week adventure through the frozen south takes you deeper into the amazing scenery and wildlife of this part of the world. See breaching whales, soaring birds and the ever-popular king penguin on this all-encompassing Antarctic adventure!

From £7,999 pp


South Georgia in Depth

South Georgia is one of the most fascinating locations on Earth for bird lovers, so if wonderful birdlife and striking landscapes are high up on your list of must-sees then an in-depth exploration is for you... Complete with king penguins galore!

From £7,699 pp


Antarctic Fly Cruise

For those who want to avoid the two-day Drake Passage crossing or get straight into the action, the Antarctic Fly Cruise is the perfect option. You'll also get the chance to explore the historic South Shetland Islands as well as the famous ice-studded landscapes of Antarctia. 

From £8,699 pp


Antarctic Base Camp Cruise

This 11/12 night Cruise, aboard the m/v Ortelius, is the leading activity cruise in the Antarctic and includes the full range of adventure activities as standard. In addition the Zodiak cruises and shore excursions, that you have on a regular cruise.

From £4,733 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?

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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