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Antarctica Luxury Cruises Cruise Reviews

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Not meet our expectations

Review for Viking Polaris to Antarctica

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Y580818
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

This is our third Viking cruise. We were very pleased with the first two but a little disappointed this time. Firstly, it is Antarctica expedition but the ship didn’t even reach the Antarctic circle. Most of the guests would probably not know that. The ship cruises around Antarctic peninsula where it is so close to the Antarctic Circle. It would be much greater psychologically for the guests ...
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We appreciate you sharing your experience, Y580818. Thank you for the kind words about our staff and crew, it is truly a testament to their hard work! Although we regret to hear of your...

Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Nordic Balcony


No Place To Compare

Review for Viking Polaris to Antarctica

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legalmom96
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

We chose the Viking cruise because it seemed to have the most to offer. An added bonus was this new ship! We especially enjoyed the common areas both inside and outside. One of our favorite spots was the Finse Terrace. The crew on the Polaris was top notch as well. Our cabin stewards went out of their way to make sure we had whatever we asked for. We celebrated not only New Year’s on board, ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Nordic Penthouse (with Balcony)


Highly successful daily planning by Captain and Expedition Manager to avoid bad weather and enjoy new experiences.

Review for Viking Octantis to Antarctica

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Robinfm
10+ Cruises • Age 80s

We have traveled with Viking River, and Viking Ocean, about 7 or 8 trips so far and have always been impressed with the Viking experience. This Viking Expedition trip did not disappoint. on the very first day we had a briefing from the Expedition Manager. After a consultation with the Captain the Expedition Manager informed all the guests that the original plan for our first day after crossing the ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Nordic Junior Suite


Great luxury cruise but a BUST as an expedition!

Review for Viking Polaris to Antarctica

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jlw1025
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

Great luxury cruise with beautiful scenery and penguins BUT a disappointment as an expedition. We did not get what we paid for which was 7 days of multiple water craft experiences and landings in Antarctica. Spent two extra days in Ushuaia waiting for smooth water to cross the Drake Passage. That reduced the expedition days to down to 5. Spent two 6.5 hour days on bus tours around Ushuaia. OK, ...
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We appreciate you sharing your experience, jlw1025, such feedback allows us to better understand how to deliver the five-star experience for which we strive. Your comments have been...

Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Nordic Junior Suite


Trip of a Lifetime

Review for Viking Octantis to Antarctica

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rgoodby
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

An absolutely magical experience. Incredible scenery and wildlife, scientists on board and leading expeditions, incredible food, very attentive and helpful staff and crew. The boat supports important research by faculty and grad students studying climate change, ornithology, geology, marine mammals, and a very significant study collecting data on the presence of microplastics in the Antarctic ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Nordic Balcony


BRUTAL EXPERIENCE POOR ANTARCTICA

Review for Silver Wind to Antarctica

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Michelinreports
2-5 Cruises • Age 40s

Silverseas is the devil. Poor poor antarctica. silverseas is absolutely trashing it. Poor terrified penguins. I am absolutely traumatized by what I witnessed on the "expedition " Silverseas provided embarking information a few days before the trip. 2pm would be the first embankment continuing till 5 pm. All incorrect information. Flight from santiago- porto williams. First ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


Antarctic Expedition great but avoid Viking Air at all costs.

Review for Viking Polaris to Antarctica

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Nifkin
2-5 Cruises • Age 70s

The Viking Air Department is horrible and should be avoided. The Air Department lies, randomly and without notice changes itineraries, ignores stated flight preferences, and becomes punitive if you challenge them. We assured by a Viking representative that we would have our choice of available partner airlines for our December 15-29 Viking Polaris expedition to the Antarctic if we purchased ...
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We appreciate you sharing your experience, Nifkin. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your expedition with Viking Polaris, although we regret to hear of your disappointment with Viking...

Sail Date: December 2022


Antarctica in Comfort.

Review for Viking Octantis to Antarctica

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BJKb
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Antarctica had been on our bucket list for a while, and so when our Russian River Cruise was canceled and Viking announced the launch of their two new expedition ships the choice for us was a "no-brainer." The most stressful part of the journey was getting to and from the Viking Octantis. Our southbound trip from Flagstaff required three flights, twenty-nine (29) hours of travel and gaining ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Nordic Balcony


Excellent exciting adventure with one MAJOR disappointment

Review for Viking Octantis to Antarctica

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E Pearlman
2-5 Cruises • Age 80s

I have traveled with Viking on three European river cruises in the past and looked forward to gathering my family in a reunion on this trip which promised to be most exciting. We spent almost a year planning this trip. I purchased six slots (three cabins) to bring us all together and to introduce them to what I knew was the quality of a Viking adventure. The Antarctic expedition cruise was ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Nordic Balcony


Fabulous Cruise in the sub-Antarctic Islands

Review for Le Soleal to Antarctica

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Zeddog
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

This is my second Ponant cruise and I found both cruises to be of a very high calibre in relation to food and experiences. Ponant is an 'all inclusive' line, with the sub-Antarctic cruise including all meals, drinks (non-alcoholic and alcoholic) at all times, including a mini bar which is re-stocked daily to your specifications. The food is toward the Epicurean, but more standard fare was also ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


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