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Take the ultimate trip of a lifetime to explore the frozen expanse of the great white beyond

Few journeys can justify the tag of 'unforgettable' better than those to the coldest, driest, windiest and most remote and unspoilt place on earth. Antarctica is a land of multi-coloured ice caps, glistening glaciers and towering snow-capped mountains, who's very name conjures up thoughts of epic adventures and heroic discoveries. But thanks to a fleet of sophisticated, and not to mention comfortable, expedition cruise ships, you don't have to be a hardened explorer to get up close and personal with the icy terrain and playful penguins of the White Continent. Depart from Tierra del Fuego in Patagonia and cross the infamous seas of the Drake Passage, keeping your eyes peeled for giant humpback whales, before reaching Antarctica and setting foot on the world's most mysterious, uncharted and genuinely unique frontier.

We invite you to browse our selection of Antarctica cruise holidays and vessels below.

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Antarctica Cruises

Sea Spirit

Sea Spirit

Recently refurbished expedition vessel, with spacious suites, excellent guides & an intimate feel

8304 Ushuaia


Former US agency research vessel, now an intimate Antarctica cruising experience

8311 Plancius


Ex-Dutch Navy research ship, now providing Antarctic cruises with focus on expedition & exploration

8322 Ocean Adventurer

Ocean Adventurer

Recently refurbished 132 passenger expedition ship with option to fly over Drake Passage

8326 Ocean Nova

Ocean Nova

Fly over the Drake Passage and embark on an intimate Antarctica cruise on a boutique boat

Hebridean Sky Antarctica Cruise

Hebridean Sky

Choose to fly over the Drake Passage to enjoy an intimate Antarctica cruise onboard a boutique vessel

Silversea Cruise in Antarctica

Silver Explorer

Discover the Antarctic Peninsula in grand style aboard one of the region's most luxurious ships

11436 Silver Cloud Expedition

Silver Cloud Expedition

Newly refurbished for 2018, the 200 passenger Silver Cloud is the height of luxury Antarctic cruising




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