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Antarctica Cruise Reviews

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South Georgia Island and Patagonia

Review for World Explorer (Quark Expeditions) to Antarctica

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iragilbert
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

Fantastic experience. Amazing places, with hundreds of thousands of penguins and seals in South Georgia Island (a must) and Antarctica, with hundreds of whales along the away, among others. Top notch crew with non-stop options for science and history explorations. Wonderful people who love what they do. Very good food with tons of choices. Very nice boat with great first class cabins. Quark ...
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Sail Date: December 2023


An Amazing Ship and Trip

Review for Quark Ultramarine to Antarctica

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DavidSHB
2-5 Cruises • Age 30s

I selected Quark and the Ultramarine for a group trip to Antarctica based on their strong polar operations history, the comfort and amenities of the new ship, the excursion opportunities, and the expedition's itinerary. And, while I don't have personal experience traveling to Antarctica with another company to compare against - I felt that Quark delivered on all of these key areas. Here's ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


Amazing Experience on Ultramarine

Review for Quark Ultramarine to Antarctica

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sirim
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

I booked my Antarctica trip with Quark Expeditions before the pandemic hit. It was then cancelled twice but Quark was great with working with me to get rebooked each time. I finally made it to Antarctica on their newer ship, Ultramarine. It was an amazing experience. The ship itself is wonderful. The rooms are spacious, the food was amazing and it has the added benefit of having helicopters ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


Bring high power binoculars or telephoto lens if you want to see wildlife and book land tours

Review for Sapphire Princess to Antarctica

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Philip Y
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

We wanted to visit Antarctica but was dreading the Drake's passage as one of us is prone to seasickness. So we decided to go with a suite on bigger ship instead of a cabin on one of smaller expedition class ship, giving up the opportunity to land in Antarctica. We had some of the best experiences on this cruise and some of the worst. The best experiences: (1) We had close encounters with ...
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Sail Date: January 2023

Cabin Type: Penthouse Suite with Balcony


Five Days in Antarctica: whales, penguins and seals, oh my!

Review for Roald Amundsen to Antarctica

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soxfan1495
6-10 Cruises • Age 60s

This was not just a cruise. It was an experience, and it met or exceeded our expectations. We have taken cruises before and always enjoyed them. Although we enjoyed this cruise too, it was more about seeing and exploring the wonders of the White Continent. The word "expedition" feels accurate. It was more adventurous than other cruises, and in that respect, it certainly met our ...
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Sail Date: January 2023


Swan Hellanic Vega an Amazing trip

Review for SH Vega to Antarctica

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eray1066
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

We have recently returned from a trip of a lifetime. We went with family, eight of us from 10 years old to 71. We had a great time. Wellesley College in Massachusetts, USA enticed us to travel with a group on this trip. The ship and all of the crew were fabulous . The food could not have been better with a varied menu every night (as well as some constant things on the menu). The service in the ...
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Sail Date: December 2022


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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Response from VikingS, Community Team

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


Landings were excellent including crossing the Antarctic circle. Great wildlife sightings and excellent scientific staff and crew.

Review for Viking Octantis to Antarctica

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cbill
10+ Cruises • Age 60s

I mainly went to Antarctica for the adventure and it did not disappoint. We were well informed about each landing and what to expect. Staff were knowledgeable and helped point out interesting findings including wildlife and geology when off the ship and they also gave fascinating lectures in the Aula on their specializations. Ship was excellent including well designed rooms and activities. I ...
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Sail Date: December 2022

Cabin Type: Deluxe Nordic Balcony


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