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Lemaire channel reflection
Antarctic Peninsula
The great star-actors of Antarctica are the penguins and in total seven species could appear before your very own eyes on this special 11-day Antarctic cruise. This classic Antarctic route cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula is a popular way to maximize …
  • 11 days
  • $6900 - $11500 USD
Ship:
MV Plancius
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising, Whale Watching
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Antarctic Peninsula, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, South Shetland Islands, Drake Passage
Stunning views from your zodiac cruise
Antarctic Peninsula - Basecamp Plancius
Expedition is the passion of this unique Antarctic voyage. The ship becomes a base camp for these polar expeditions voyages. “Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. "Activity modules” are …
  • 11 days
  • $6900 - $10150 USD
Ship:
MV Plancius
Passions:
Light Hiking, Camping, Whale Watching, Scuba Diving, Kayaking, Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising, Multisport
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, Drake Passage, Paradise Bay Antarctica, Neumayer Channel
Ski the Arctic.
Antarctic Peninsula - Basecamp Plancius
Expedition is the passion of these voyages aboard the MV Plancius. The ship becomes a base camp for these polar voyages. “Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. "Activity modules” are offered …
  • 12 days
  • $7800 - $11300 USD
Ship:
MV Plancius
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising, Light Hiking, Camping, Whale Watching, Kayaking
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, Drake Passage, Waddington Bay Antarctica, Wiencke Island
Surfacing Humback Whales
Antarctic Peninsula with South Shetlands
The Antarctic Peninsula is part of the Antarctic Continent and is the southern continuation of the mountain chain that runs from North America through South America into the Scotia Sea. Here it continues as a mainly sub-marine ridge, the Scotia Ridge, …
  • 11 days
  • $7900 - $11500 USD
Ship:
MV Plancius
Passions:
Whale Watching, Kayaking, Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising, Light Hiking
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Antarctic Peninsula, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, South Shetland Islands, Drake Passage
Giant whale jaw in the arctic
Around Spitsbergen
An Arctic voyage around Spitsbergen, where you have chances to see the King of the Arctic, Walrus, Reindeer, various bird species and surprisingly beautiful flora. Aboard the expedition vessel, the Plancius, explore the remote shores of Spitsbergen on …
  • 10 days
  • $4900 - $8850 USD
Ship:
MV Plancius
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising, Light Hiking, Whale Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Andoya, Phippsoya, Laagoya, Hinlopen Strait (Hinlopenstretet), Freemansundet, …
A single home in the desolate arctic.
Around Spitsbergen with Kvitøya
Embark on this 10 night voyage around Spitsbergen including Kvitøya, where you have chances to see the King of the Arctic, Walruss, Reindeer, various bird species and surprisingly beautiful flora. Aboard the expedition ship, the MV Plancius, explore the …
  • 11 days
  • $5500 - $9200 USD
Ship:
MV Plancius
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising, Light Hiking, Whale Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Phippsoya, Laagoya, Raudfjord
Hiking through the Falkland Islands.
Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula
Experience all the best of the sub-Antarctic highlights in one polar voyage on this 19-day Antarctic expedition. Meet at least six penguin species, visit Port Lockroy, pay your respects at Shackleton's grave, and embark on this voyage voted #1 to …
  • 19 days
  • $12100 - $20300 USD
Ship:
MV Plancius
Passions:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Falkland Islands, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, South Orkney Islands, Stanley, Drake Passage, Scotica Sea, …
Penguins in the arctic.
In Search of the Emperor Penguin - Weddell Sea & Antarctica with Falkland Islands
This Antarctic voyage to the Falkland Islands, Weddell Sea and sub-Antarctic South Shetland Islands offers the chance to observe all eight Antarctic and sub-Antarctic species; Emperor Penguin, King Penguin, Adelie Penguin, Macaroni Penguin, Chinstrap …
  • 14 days
  • $8100 - $11850 USD
Ship:
MV Plancius
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising, Whale Watching
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Weddell Sea, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, Carcass Island, Saunders Island, Drake Passage, Puerto Madryn, …
Hiking through the arctic tundra.
Northeast Greenland
A 12 night Arctic voyage starting in Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen) sailing along the Northeast coast of Greenland and ending in Akureyri (Iceland). Aboard the expedition vessel, the Plancius, explore the amazing colors of Greenland, hike the Greenland …
  • 13 days
  • $6000 - $10900 USD
Ship:
MV Plancius
Passions:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Iceland, Norway, Longyearbyen, Scoresbysund, Reykjavik, Raudfjord, Myggebugten, Blomster Bugt, …
A mother bear and her two cubs
Polar Bear Special - North Spitsbergen
Sailing along the pack-ice of North Spitsbergen, will give you the best opportunities to spot the King of the Arctic while on this Arctic expedition cruise aboard the small ship, Plancius.
  • 8 days
  • $3850 - $6850 USD
Ship:
MV Plancius
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising, Whale Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Phippsoya, Laagoya, Raudfjord, Nordaustlandet, Kvitøya, Prins Karls Forland, …
Snowshoeing remote polar destinations
Spitsbergen - Basecamp Plancius
Basecamp Plancius - where all adventure activities are free of charge. The ship becomes your base camp for these polar voyages. “Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. Activity modules are …
  • 10 days
  • $4900 - $8850 USD
Ship:
MV Plancius
Passions:
Light Hiking, Multisport, Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising, Kayaking, Whale Watching, Camping
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, Andoya, Phippsoya, Hinlopen Strait (Hinlopenstretet), Ytre Norskøya Island, Raudfjord, …
The incredible and unique beauty of the King Penguin.
Classic Antarctica
The Antarctic Peninsula’s remarkable history will provide you with a type of excitement often only associated with the early explorers. You will have plenty of time to explore its amazing scenery, a pristine wilderness of snow, ice, mountains and …
  • 10 days
  • $4950 - $10690 USD
Ship:
MV Ushuaia
Passions:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Antarctic Peninsula, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, South Shetland Islands, Drake Passage
Hikers stand looking at the view of Wulaia Bay.
Punta Arenas - Ushuaia 5 Day/4 Night
Sail for remote and beautiful corners of the world on this 5-day itinerary through southern Patagonia. Begin in Punta Arenas and make your way to Ushuaia, stopping to view glaciers, marvel at impressive ice fields, and keeping your eyes out for the …
  • 5 days
  • $1440 - $3246 USD
Ship:
MV Via Australis
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising, Whale Watching
Places:
South America, Chile, Argentina, Patagonia, Punta Arenas, Ushuaia, Cape Horn, Tucker Islet, Pia Glacier, Ainsworth Bay, …
$1000 OFF
Take a zodiac trip to view Humpback Whales.
Antarctica, Falklands, & South Georgia
The ultimate Southern ocean experience, this 21-night expedition cruise takes you into majestically spectacular wildness. Not even the vast migrations of Africa can rival the awesomeness of seeing a king penguin colony of some 200,000+ individuals …
  • 22 days
  • $21360 - $41190 USD
Ship:
National Geographic Explorer
Passions:
Whale Watching, Luxury & Indulgence, Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising, Photography, Kayaking
Places:
Antarctica, South America, South Georgia, Antarctic Peninsula, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, South Shetland Islands, Stanley, Buenos Aires, …
$1200 OFF
A view off the beautiful coast of Madeira.
An Island Odyssey: Azores, Madeira & Canaries
On this ocean voyage you’ll have the rare chance to explore fascinating islands, isolated by expanses of ocean that are incredible oases of wildness and sites of intriguing histories. These dots of green developed in isolation until they were discovered, …
  • 14 days
  • $13820 - $25230 USD
Ship:
National Geographic Explorer
Passions:
Expedition Cruising, Photography, Whale Watching, Light Hiking, Luxury & Indulgence, Scuba Diving, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Africa, Europe, Mediterranean, Portugal, Cape Verde Islands, Las Palmas, Madeira, Praia, Sao Miguel, Faial, …
$1200 OFF
Travelers catching a glimpse of a Minke Whale on a zodiac trip.
Antarctica - The White Continent
This journey to the "White Continent" offers six days of exploration on the incomparably beautiful Antarctic Peninsula and the surrounding islands and waterways. The sights, sounds and emotions will stay in your mind forever — enormous tabular icebergs, …
  • 12 days
  • $12350 - $23560 USD
Ship:
National Geographic Explorer
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, Kayaking, Expedition Cruising, Photography, Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching
Places:
Antarctica, South America, Antarctic Peninsula, Argentina, Patagonia, Ushuaia, South Shetland Islands, Buenos Aires, Drake Passage
Traveler photographing the Jokulsarlon Glacier.
Circumnavigation of Iceland
Iceland’s geology in all its manifestations––glaciers, thundering waterfalls, immense cliffs, geothermal springs, boiling mud pots, and rock and lava-scapes of unearthly beauty––is world-class. It alone makes a circumnavigation a very compelling idea. …
  • 9 days
  • $7990 - $15980 USD
Ship:
National Geographic Explorer
Passions:
Whale Watching, Luxury & Indulgence, Wildlife Watching, Kayaking, Expedition Cruising, Photography
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Iceland, Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar), Isafjordur, Reykjavik, Akureyri, Heimaey Island, Lake Myvatn, Husavik, …
A polar bear and her playful cub.
Land of Ice Bears: An In-Depth Exploration of Arctic Svalbard
Go deep into the experience of arctic wildlife in its natural habitat––discovering and observing polar bears, and the other unique creatures of the Arctic ice. And, this itinerary is focused on delivering that experience in exceptional depth aboard this …
  • 10 days
  • $8990 - $17460 USD
Ship:
National Geographic Explorer
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Kayaking, Expedition Cruising, Photography, Whale Watching, Luxury & Indulgence
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Oslo, Longyearbyen
My daughter finds a caribou antler as we hike the terrain
Northwest Passage: Iceland & Greenland
Following in the footsteps of dauntless explorers who came before, accompanied by a veteran expedition team, and captained by Ice Master Leif Skog, National Geographic Explorer will — for the first time ever — set an east-west course through the …
  • 24 days
  • $24990 - $47990 USD
Ship:
National Geographic Explorer
Passions:
Whale Watching, Luxury & Indulgence, Wildlife Watching, Kayaking, Expedition Cruising, Photography
Places:
Arctic, North America, Europe, Iceland, Canada, Beechey Island, Uummannaq, Ilulissat, Devon Island, Nuuk, …
Taking a zodiac tour to see icebergs in the arctic.
Northwest Passage: Newfoundland & Labrador
Explore the wild and pristine Canadian High Arctic: Baffin Island, Labrador and Newfoundland, where you’ll conclude the expedition—mission accomplished—in St. John’s. This expedition cruise will voyage along the beautiful Newfoundland and Labrador …
  • 24 days
  • $24990 - $47990 USD
Ship:
National Geographic Explorer
Passions:
Kayaking, Expedition Cruising, Photography, Whale Watching, Luxury & Indulgence, Wildlife Watching
Places:
Arctic, North America, Baffin Island, Canada, L'Anse aux Meadows, St. John's, Kugluktuk, Edmonton, Gros Morne National Park, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, …
Travelers photographing walrus relaxing on the bank.
Norwegian Fjords & Arctic Svalbard
Follow Norway’s fjord-carved coast, from the charming town of Bergen, past the North Cape to the ice and wildness of the Svalbard archipelago, for a perfect balance between the charmingly scenic and the spectacularly wild on this arctic expedition cruise …
  • 16 days
  • $13820 - $25230 USD
Ship:
National Geographic Explorer
Passions:
Luxury & Indulgence, Expedition Cruising, Kayaking, Photography, Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Light Hiking
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Denmark, Oslo, Longyearbyen, Hornsund, Tromso, Bergen, Lofoten Islands, …
$800 OFF
Colin and Eugene Hiking in Greenland
Svalbard, Iceland & Greenland's East Coast
See the majestic setting that the lordly polar bear freely roams as you explore the Svalbard archipelago on this Arctic expedition cruise, pulling the ship’s bow up to blue-veined glaciers, alighting on islands where caribou drift like smoke across the …
  • 17 days
  • $13820 - $25230 USD
Ship:
National Geographic Explorer
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Whale Watching, Luxury & Indulgence, Expedition Cruising, Kayaking, Photography
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Iceland, Norway, Oslo, Longyearbyen, Scoresbysund, Isafjordur, Reykjavik, Flatey Island, …
Alaska travel and aurora borealis
Lofoten & Aurora Borealis
The Lofoten voyages take place in late autumn, when the days are short in Northern Norway. Expect the first snow showers, and sometimes temperatures just above freezing. The autumn colours will be beautiful during the daytime on this unforgettable Arctic …
  • 8 days
  • $2100 - $2200 USD
Ship:
Noorderlicht
Passions:
Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising, Whale Watching
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Lodingen, Leiknes, Tranoy, Skrova, Svolvar, Trollfjord, Tysfjorden, …
A single home in the desolate arctic.
North Spitsbergen
The sailing expeditions in Spitsbergen and Norway will be carried out by the two-mast sailing vessel Noorderlicht. This beautiful vessel will bring you to the remotest places around Spitsbergen & the Lofoten on this Arctic expedition cruise to North …
  • 12 days
  • $4500 - $4800 USD
Ship:
Noorderlicht
Passions:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Watching, Expedition Cruising
Places:
Arctic, Europe, Norway, Longyearbyen, Ny Alesund, 14th of July Glacier, Smeerenburg, Ytre Norskøya Island, Raudfjord, Trygghamna, …