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Antarctica Expedition Cruises Cruise Reviews

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26 Antarctica Expedition Cruises Cruise Reviews


Train lover avatar

Train lover

4 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Bucket list adventure in Antarctia

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Since we did an Arctic cruise in 2017 wanted to also do Antarctica. We were lucky enough to be offered a deal of 2 for 1 so grabbed it and consider ourselves very lucky., It was actually a sailing with ...
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Sail Date February 2020


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JC Norton

5 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Amazing Destinations

South Georgia and the Falklands are must see destinations for people interested in wildlife and polar regions. I've been to Antarctica and the Arctic more than once, loved all those trips, but South Georgia is in a ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Ken from Missouri

1 Review Written

25 Helpful Votes

Antarctic (Peninsula) Explorer: Discovering the 7th Continent

I recently completed an Antarctic adventure by Quark Expeditions aboard the Ocean Endeavor. Our trip to Antarctica was unforgettable; it truly is the last slightly untouched, unspoiled, except for the effects of ...
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Sail Date December 2016


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elizabethcruiser

4 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Awesome experience

We took this cruise as Antarctica was on our bucket list and we were not disappointed. The cruise left from Buenos Aires and the terminal and embarkation were great, no problems We did miss our stop in the ...
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Sail Date November 2016


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cckjmk

1 Review Written

12 Helpful Votes

Zegrahm - A poor choice for the Antarctic, poor customer service

A Zegrahm cruise on a vintage Quark ship, which they use routinely. We selected Zegrahm for the itinerary. Unfortunately we missed the entire west coast of Antarctica, barely made it to the Peninsula, because the ...
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Sail Date January 2016


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WhiteWonder

2 Reviews Written

32 Helpful Votes

End of the World

My husband and I recently returned from a 10 day cruise in February to Antarctica. Le Lyrial is a beautiful ship and given our geographical location handles the rough seas and conditions very well. It was hard ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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lilpfef

1 Review Written

22 Helpful Votes

It just doesn't get better than this, definitely a life changing experience

Silversea is one class act. All possible categories to review were excellent, so no need to spend time with details. The Captain, his crew and the Expedition team exceeded every expectation that I had for the ...
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Sail Date February 2016


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Somerset17

1 Review Written

10 Helpful Votes

Some Expedition Trip

The Explorer is we feel the best of the 3 Silversea Expedition Ships Having said that I think it is important to say that some passengers/guests expect the Expedition Fleet of Silversea to mirror in terms of ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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NatureWatcher

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Voyage of a Lifetime

This is a fantastic way to experience the Antarctic, the Falklands and South Georgia. If you want to go on an expedition to see wildlife and nature this is for you; if you want dancing girls with feathers and ...
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Sail Date February 2015


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herky

1 Review Written

14 Helpful Votes

You have to go to Antarctica, and you have to take this cruiseline!

We went with Celebrity Expeditions to the Galapagos about 8 years ago and thought that experience could not be topped. We were wrong. I did extensive research on all the different Antarctic cruises. Most cost the ...
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Sail Date January 2015


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Otis

2 Reviews Written

8 Helpful Votes

Classic Antarctica

We selected the Explorer for our Classic Antarctica cruise, a bit apprehensively, as our only previous SS experience was a disappointing cruise on the Shadow. Still, we were looking for that sweet spot of comfort, ...
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Sail Date December 2014


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ajgeb

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Magical Journey to Antarctica

This was my third cruise on a Silversea ship, and the second on the Explorer. The itinerary was fabulous, and the expedition staff was utterly superb; many of them were PhDs. There were frequent lectures, and many ...
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Sail Date January 2014


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Dutch Diver

4 Reviews Written

30 Helpful Votes

Awe-inspiring Antarctica on l'Austral

A cruise to Antarctica is pricey, expensive even, but it is absolutely worth it! We saw amazing wildlife and beautiful scenery. It felt as if we were in a nature documentary for two weeks. Having previously ...
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Sail Date February 2013


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fudge

2 Reviews Written

21 Helpful Votes

An adventure not to be missed!!

Day 1 After a very long journey from Cyprus (Europe) we arrived at BA EZE international airport. We may have been unlucky, but the queues for passport control were very long, one hour to get through (eye and ...
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Sail Date February 2013


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cocol

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Best trip of my life

It was my second cruise with Silversea but my very first time experiencing an expedition voyage. I must say it has been the best trip of my lifeDestination: extraordinaryCrew staff: incredibleCaptain: extremely ...
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Sail Date December 2012


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HDS

3 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

Outstanding Experience on Silver Explorer

We traveled back-to-back cruises, Antarctica and the Chilean fjords, on the Silver Explorer in February/March 2012. The brilliant expedition team; marine biologist, geologists, ornithologist, botanist, historian ...
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Sail Date February 2012


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gottago2mexico

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Amazing Antarctica in Style

We took L'Austral to Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands from Ushuaia, Argentina. This is an expedition cruise on a boat with less than 200 passengers, so a different experience from your usual ...
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Sail Date January 2012


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ssmith98

4 Reviews Written

Great expedition - horrid food

I want to first state the expedition quality of this cruise was fantastic. The scientists onboard, lectures, zodiac tours and landings were beyond wonderful. The cabin was equal to any onboard Holland America or a ...
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Sail Date January 2012


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Mike2131

14 Reviews Written

40 Helpful Votes

A Fascinating Cruise to the White Continent

Hotel before the cruise: 2 nights at the Tierra del Leyendas in Ushuaia. What a wonderful little hotel! Warm, inviting with great service and food. It is hard to imagine a better start to an Antarctic trip than a ...
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Sail Date December 2011


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bnb521

2 Reviews Written

3 Helpful Votes

Depends what you want...

The biggest decision to make in regard to going to Antarctica on an 'expedition' ship is how much time you wish to spend 'off the boat', and what style you want to experience while on-board. Le Boreal is still ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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jordancorp

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

All Style, Little Substance

I was surprised to read the review by Tilly-Loves-Seabourn, because our experience was nearly identical on a 10-day cruise to Antarctica in December 2010. The saving grace was that our cruise was chartered by ...
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Sail Date December 2010


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Lirio

2 Reviews Written

4 Helpful Votes

More than I expected

Prince Albert II Review Ushuaia - Antarctic Peninsula - South Georgia - Falkland Islands 16-day Cruise March 8 to 26, 2010 Background This was our second cruise ever - the first one was a 4-night/3-day ...
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Sail Date March 2010


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ancientmariner

2 Reviews Written

Winter Wonderland

On December 30th my thoughts usually turn to plans for New Year's Eve. This date in 2009, however, found me leaning over the rail of Crystal Symphony's promenade deck, waving goodbye to Paul Queior and his ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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jpalbny

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Fantastic Antarctica Expedition on Prince Albert II

DW and I had done 19 previous cruises to the usual places (Caribbean, Mediterranean, Alaska, etc) and recently visited Iceland and Greenland on a Transatlantic cruise. The scenery was fantastic and got us thinking ...
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Sail Date December 2009


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acesupp2001

2 Reviews Written

2 Helpful Votes

Antartic trip of A Lifetime

Silversea Prince Albert II My wife and I sailed on the Silversea Prince Albert II to Antarctica December 11 to December 21st 2008. This was the trip of a lifetime for us. My wife and I are both in our mid 50's and ...
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Sail Date December 2008


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