Magnificent, unspoiled natural wonders await on a cruise to Antarctica. Offering the chance to explore the earth’s southernmost continent, cruises to Antarctica are a sensory spectacle. Voyage to one of the most remote destinations on earth to discover a world of beauty and expedition. Each day presents a new adventure, from cruising through icebergs and trekking through penguin colonies to spotting humpback whales, Antarctica’s profound natural beauty is bound to leave you speechless. Whether you’re embarking on a short cruise, or round-the-world expedition, cruises to Antarctica are the most amazing way to see this incredible destination. Enjoy world-class accommodation, onboard meals and entertainment, along with superior staff that will take care of your every need.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the best time to cruise to Antarctica?

Cruise season in Antarctica runs from late October to the end of March. This is the Austral summer season, and the only period of time where the landscapes are accessible by cruise ship.

What cruise ships go to Antarctica?

Offering a range of cruise itineraries and destinations, cruises to Antarctica operate with a number of cruise liners including Seabourn and Holland America Line.

What parts of Antarctica will I see on my cruise?

Cruises to Antarctica visit some of the continent’s top destinations including the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, South Orkney Islands, South Shetland Islands, the Drake Passage and the Lemaire Channel.

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Antarctica Cruise Attractions

Prepare to experience the vastness of Antarctica onboard a world-class cruise to this magnificent destination. Travel the infamous Drake Passage and discover the place where the Atlantic Pacific and Southern Seas converge.

Explore the vast landscapes of the South Shetland Island and sail directly into the centre of a volcano. Marvel at the breathtaking snow-capped mountains, expansive glaciers and fjords and discover the sweeping landscapes that make Antarctica so unique.

On top of Antarctica’s breathtaking scenery, this destination is also home to a plethora of wildlife. Cruise passengers will have the opportunity to partake in daily zodiac expeditions that bring you face to face with some of Antarctica’s most striking wildlife.

Discover colonies of penguins, birds and seals, along with 7 different whale species. Visit South Georgia Island and experience one of the most biodiverse environments on earth. From beaches lined with elephant seals to the largest king penguin colony on earth, South Georgia is an incredible natural wonder.

Whether you’re a seasoned explorer or simply looking for a unique holiday, cruising Antarctica is an experience of a lifetime.

Cruises to Antarctica Arrivals & Departures

The following destinations offer arrival and departure points for Antarctica cruises:

  • San Antonio, Chile
  • Puerto Montt
  • Castro, Chiloe Island
  • Punta Arenas, Chile
  • Ushuaia
  • Antarctica
  • Port Stanley
  • Montevideo
  • Buenos Aires