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Antarctica

Expedition Cruises in Antarctica

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Discover a pristine, white desert on small ice-strengthened ships with BSpoke expedition cruises to Antarctica. The ultimate wilderness adventure, Antarctica is the least explored continent on the planet with 17 different penguin species that reside here in numbers of 12 million+.

Once upon a time, this place was only reserved for determined expert explorers, but now the area has been opened to a select number of operators who conduct expedition cruises here under strict environmental guidelines.

Sail through this wondrous area on luxury small ships, navigating through mighty icebergs and creaking glaciers. Then drop anchor and explore deeper on small Zodiac® boats on photography expeditions, trek on the snow on wildlife walks or kayak and paddleboard on icy waters. The world is your oyster.

Best bits

  • Photography tours
  • Sea kayaking
  • Discovering the many different
    penguin breeds
  • Whale watching from a Zodiac®
    boat
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    Antarctic Explorer

    Antarctica has been inspiring explorers for centuries. This expedition offers the perfect chance to discover the best of the Antarctic Peninsula. You’ll be delighted by penguins, seals and whales as they accompany you on your journey.

    What not to miss

    • Perfect for first-time visitors to Antarctica

    • Explore highlights of the Peninsula

    • Special photography departure!

    Tour from
    £4650
    Duration
    14 Days (13 Nights)
    Available
    Jan, Feb, Mar
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    Antarctic Peninsula : Luxury (11 days)

    Your polar expedition will lead to one discovery after another. From magnificent icebergs to seals, whales and penguins. This is a complimentary programme of unique, small-group shore experiences led by a team of expert guides and lectures.

    What not to miss 

    • Wildlife, geography and history discussions

    • Mountains, glaciers and icebergs

    • Gentoo and Chinstrap Penguin colonies

    Tour from
    £8640
    Duration
    11 Days (10 Nights)
    Available
    Jan, Feb, Nov, Dec
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    Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica

    Join us for the quintessential Antarctic experience for polar travellers! This expedition encompasses the wildlife paradise of South Georgia, the remote Falkland Islands as well as the extraordinary beauty of the Antarctic Peninsula.

    What not to miss

    • 30 breeding bird species and four penguin species

    • Sir Ernest Shackleton’s perilous voyage on South Georgia

    • The quaint, British town of Port Stanley in the Falkland Islands

    Tour from
    £10370
    Duration
    20 Days (19 Nights)
    Available
    Jan, Feb, Mar, Nov, Dec
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    Antarctic Peninsula : Luxury (18 days)

    This is a comprehensive itinerary where expedition cruising meets luxury. You’ll visit the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the Antarctic. Be on the lookout for some of the region’s most captivating wildlife: penguins, seals, whales and many seabirds.

    What not to miss

    • Spot Peale's dolpjins and Commerson's dolphins near West Point Island

    • Spend time with King Penguins in South Georgia

    • Elephant seals on Elephant Island

    Tour from
    £15840
    Duration
    18 Days (17 Nights)
    Available
    Jan, Feb, Nov, Dec
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    Antarctic Peninsula : Luxury (16 days)

    Your expedition will lead to one amazing discovery after another. Antarctica is home to so much diverse wildlife from King Penguins to Humpback Whales, you will be overwhelmed by how untouched and natural Antarctica is. The heart-stopping wilderness landscapes are made up of frigid waters, tabular icebergs and the dramatic continental ice shelf.

    What not to miss

    • Search for seals, penguins and the Orcha whale

    • Get up close to numerous species of penguin

    • War Memorial for  the 1982 Falkland Conflict between Britain and Argentina

    Tour from
    £11340
    Duration
    16 Days (15 Nights)
    Available
    Jan, Dec
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    Epic Antarctica

    Do it all! This is a once in a lifetime ‘Epic Antarctic’ expedition. Not only will you cross the Antarctic Circle and travel further south than many Antarctic cruises, you will also visit and explore the wildlife playgrounds of the Falklands and South Georgia.

    What not to miss

    • South Georgia, often referred to as ‘the Galapagos of the South’. 

    •  Port Stanley—the largest settlement in the Falklands

    • Wildlife including penguins, seals and whales

    Tour from
    £14560
    Duration
    23 Days (22 Nights)
    Available
    Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec
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    Antarctic Express: Fly the Drake

    This fabulous expedition explores King George Island and the Antarctic Peninsula—and no Drake Passage crossings are required! The flights between Punta Arenas and Antarctica provide spectacular aerial views and land you in the majesty of the 7th continent.

    What not to miss

    • The fastest, most direct way to Antarctica

    • Fly over the Drake Passage

    • Marvel at all the Antarctic Peninsula highlight

    Tour from
    £7310
    Duration
    8 Days (7 Nights)
    Available
    Jan, Feb, Mar, Dec
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    Crossing the Antarctic Circle

    Our most in-depth voyage crossing the Antarctic Circle. Exploring the Antarctic Peninsula is the ultimate adventure. Picture the solitude, serenity and wild beauty of the landscapes. Capture the playful penguins and wonderful whales.

    What not to miss

    • Less frequented sites south of the Antarctic Circle

    • Historic research stations in the area of Marguerite Bay

    • Special photography departure

    Tour from
    £7200
    Duration
    14 Days (13 Nights)
    Available
    Jan, Feb, Mar
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