A trip to Antarctica is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure for most. We get it, your trip has to be perfect. Thousands of travelers have trusted Adventure Life's Antarctica travel experts to help them plan the perfect cruise to Antarctica
. Numerous ships sail the Antarctic waters
, and we can help you find the best ship for your needs. Start planning your trip here!
All of our ships have strengthened hulls designed for the demands of the Antarctic and exceed the highest safety standards. The ships range from small cruise ships
to luxury expedition ships
Most cruises to Antarctica depart from Ushuaia, Argentina
, though a few, especially the Air Cruises, leave from Punta Arenas, Chile
The shortest trip length available to Antarctica is six days with an Express Air Cruise
, where you sail to King George Island
and return on a flight. Without the flight, you'll need at least a ten day trip from Ushuaia
to get an optimal experience on the Antarctic continent.
Depending on your trip length, choose to visit the Antarctic Peninsula
, Falkland Islands
, the Weddell Sea
and the mountainous South Georgia
Antarctica cruises feature zodiac excursions for up-close encounters with wildlife
and the blue icebergs that float quietly in the sea. Some ships have sea kayaks that give a unique perspective of penguins, whales and other wildlife.
On Adventure Life's Antarctica tours, onboard guides lecture about the region's natural history, weather
, and captivating Antarctic wildlife commonly seen during a cruise to the frozen continent
Antarctica has many similarities to the Arctic
, but the experience of traveling to the Arctic
is quite distinct. The best time to travel to Antarctica
is in the northern hemisphere's winter, for example.