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Antarctica Cruises

Antarctica (Photo:Alexey Suloev/Shutterstock)

About Antarctica Cruises

Looking for the ultimate cruise adventure? The White Continent is truly the trip of a lifetime. Whether you cross the Drake Passage in a small expedition ship or do a "sail by" on a larger vessel, this magical voyage will not only impress your friends, the otherworldly scenery will touch your soul.

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Norwegian Star
Norwegian Star

14 Night
Antarctica Details

2,464 Reviews
Leaving:Buenos Aires
Cruise Line:Norwegian Cruise Line
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Sapphire Princess
Sapphire Princess (Photo: Princess Cruises)

16 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

972 Reviews
Leaving:Buenos Aires
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
Jan 4, 2023
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Sapphire Princess
Sapphire Princess (Photo: Princess Cruises)

16 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:San Antonio
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Fram
Fram

21 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
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7 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Dunedin
Cruise Line:Ponant
Jan 6, 2022
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26 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Dunedin
Cruise Line:Ponant
Feb 14, 2023
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12 Night
Antarctica - Crossing The CircleDetails

3 Reviews
Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Atlas Ocean Voyages
Feb 2, 2022
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18 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
Mar 18, 2022
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17 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

3 Reviews
Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
Mar 19, 2022
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18 Night
Expedition Chilean Fjords - South America's Drama...Details

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Feb 28, 2022
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17 Night
South America & Antarctic DiscoveryDetails

Cruise Line:Viking Expeditions
Oct 17, 2022
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17 Night
South America & Antarctic DiscoveryDetails

Cruise Line:Viking Expeditions
Nov 5, 2022
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17 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Antarctica
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
Mar 17, 2022
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10 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
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16 Night
Secrets Of A Sparkling World - Grand ExpeditionDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Jan 20, 2022
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33 Night
Semi-circumnavigation Of Antarctica - Exploring T...Details

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Feb 5, 2022
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19 Night
Pioneering Destinations In The Icy South - Great...Details

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Jan 22, 2022
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12 Night
New Life In The Ice - Antarctica With Cape HornDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Jan 8, 2022
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16 Night
New Life In The Ice - Great ExpeditionDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Jan 6, 2022
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17 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
Mar 15, 2023
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18 Night
In The Kingdom Of Penguins - Grand ExpeditionDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Jan 16, 2022
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19 Night
Celebrate Christmas In The Antarctic - Grand Expe...Details

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
Dec 16, 2021
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14 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
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21 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Antarctica
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
Mar 12, 2023
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16 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
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What is the best time to cruise to Antarctica?

Summer in Antarctica is winter in the United States, which means the best time to visit is between November and March. Cruise ships don't visit Antarctica during its winter season when temperatures are almost always below freezing, and ice prohibits vessels from reaching land. For more: Antarctica Cruise Tips.

Which cruise lines go to Antarctica?

Besides visiting scientists and native wildlife, Antarctica is uninhabited and undeveloped. But visiting Antarctica offers cruisers some incredibly unique opportunities like mingling with penguins, taking a polar plunge into subzero waters, tent camping on the ice, and whale- and bird-watching. For more: 10 Amazing Things to See and Do on an Antarctica Cruise.

What are some things to do in Antarctica?

Besides visiting scientists and native wildlife, Antarctica is uninhabited and undeveloped. But visiting Antarctica offers cruisers some incredibly unique opportunities like mingling with penguins, taking a polar plunge into subzero waters, tent camping on the ice, and whale- and bird-watching. For more: 10 Amazing Things to See and Do on an Antarctica Cruise.

Do you need a passport to take a cruise to Antarctica?

Yes, a passport is required to cruise to Antarctica. Most sailings depart from Ushuaia in Argentina.

What should I pack for a cruise to Antarctica?

Windproof and waterproof clothing, including a jacket and overpants, with plenty of warm layers are essential. Long underwear, socks, gloves and waterproof boots are highly recommended. Most cruise lines that disembark passengers in Antarctica will provide necessary gear, including thick outerwear.

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