• Write a Review
  • Boards
  • Log In

Antarctica Cruise Reviews

Cruise Line
Ship
Antarctica
Departure Port

Traveler rating

Excellent

240

Very Good

45

Average

27

Poor

25

Terrible

15

Cruise type

353 Antarctica Cruise Reviews


burradoo avatar

burradoo

2 Reviews Written

18 Helpful Votes

Amazing experience to Antarctica

|

We chose to do this cruise because we got a good offer through Chimu and it was a place we had always wanted to see. The ship is very comfortable and spacious. Our cabin on deck 5 was excellent. The bed was ...
Read More

20 photos

Sail Date February 2020


JeriO avatar

JeriO

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Trip of a lifetime in more ways than one!

It is with some trepidation that my departure date for the Roald Amundsen cruise to Antarctica, Chilean Fjords and the Falklands approached (Feb.2020). This was due to some pretty horrendous reviews (see Cruise ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2020


Train lover avatar

Train lover

4 Reviews Written

16 Helpful Votes

Bucket list adventure in Antarctia

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 ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2020


desired avatar

desired

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

A Superb Antarctic trip

The expedition was a long held dream. We were so pleased to be on a comfortable new and very environmentally friendly ship. The shell doors meant very speedy zodiac loading. The expedition leader and team ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2020


JulieDCanter avatar

JulieDCanter

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Beyond Wondrous in the age of Covid 19

We planned the trip of a lifetime to Antarctica on Ponant, impressed with reviews, the small size of the ship and everything French about it. We had no idea that the trip would be memorable in more ways than one. We ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2020


7ContinentTraveler avatar

7ContinentTraveler

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Trip to Antarctica and South Georgia

We selected the Abercrombie and Kent-Ponant cruise to Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falklands for its relatively small size - 170 passengers - and the reputation of the expeditionary staff. The expeditions ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2020


Sue2cruis avatar

Sue2cruis

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Record Breaking Trip

This trip far exceeded our expectations. The new ship was excellent, the crew were very friendly and helpful and the Expedition team were knowledgeable and approachable. We had a comfortable and spacious cabin on ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2020


srl49ers avatar

srl49ers

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Hurtigruten Ultimate Antarctica Expedition with South Georgia and the Falklands

Antarctica/South Georgia was number one on my travel wish list (having recently checked off #'s 2 and 3... gorilla trekking and Papua New Guinea). I had been looking for more than a decade for an Antarctica cruise ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2020


cboyle avatar

cboyle

36 Reviews Written

118 Helpful Votes

Almost Beyond the Polar Circle

This report includes information on our February 3-19, 2020, “Beyond the Polar Circle” expedition cruise on the Le Soléal with Ponant. Although we had traveled on a “drive by” cruise of the Antarctic ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2020


onyx007 avatar

onyx007

2 Reviews Written

Just the most amazing time I spent on a cruise

G Expedition belongs to "G Adventures" which is a small group tour company with tours all over the world. Therefore if you are a single traveller you could choose to share a room instead of paying a single ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2020


linnibelle avatar

linnibelle

3 Reviews Written

15 Helpful Votes

Perfect weather

We chose this cruise to see Antarctica. We had been booked originally with HAL but after doing an EXC Holland America cruise through the Pacific last April we decided to cancel. We wanted a cruise that had some ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2020


p18750 avatar

p18750

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Beautiful Ship and Excellent experience in Antarctic

We recently returned from an Antarctic cruise on Roald Amundsen and I wanted to pass on our impressions on the company, the ship and the cruise. Most people have likely never heard of Hurtigruten unless they ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2020


Brisbane based Kiwi avatar

Brisbane based Kiwi

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

70.18 Degrees South

Initially this cruise offered, Chilean fjords, Cape Horn, Falkland Islands, and various disembarkation points down the Antarctic peninsula. What we got was all the above plus crossing the circle and seeing the pack ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2020


Jeremy_Retford avatar

Jeremy_Retford

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

A life changing experience on an excellent ship

I have used Hurtigruten once before about 10 years ago (classic passage North) and enjoyed it. I chose this trip on the Fram based on that experience, reputation and price - but primarily the itinerary, which gave ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2020


Bodo H. avatar

Bodo H.

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

A once in a lifetime experience

I always want to go beyond the limits... and this voyage took me further south than 70° latitude, right down to the Antarctic ice fields. An unforgettable experience. Like the entire trip, with quite a few landings ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2020


agffa avatar

agffa

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

What a BLAST!

We left from Ushuaia and traveled to Antarctica on the Hondius in February of 2020. We had 2 days at sea, followed by 4 days of exploring the Antarctica, and finished with 2 more days at sea. The guides were ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2020


Thetiggers1161 avatar

Thetiggers1161

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Wonderful adventure!

The whole experience from beginning to end was superb. We had been with Hurtigruten up the coast of Norway and so enjoyed it we wanted to do a longer cruise. Antarctica was our choice. We booked a suite and ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2020


Debbie Russell avatar

Debbie Russell

1 Review Written

5 Helpful Votes

Dream of a life time to visit the Antarctica

I couldn't believe my luck when a trip to the Antarctica came up. I was saying the night before to my husband that we would not be visiting this part of the world because it was way too expensive, then BINGO the ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2020


Myron Voth avatar

Myron Voth

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Amazing Antarctica trip

We had been looking at this cruise for sometime and gave it to ourselves for our 40th wedding anniversary. We liked this cruise because it was the only affordable way to see Antarctica (checking off a continent). ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2020


dehaank avatar

dehaank

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Very good exploration trip!

It is my second attempt to explore and visit the New Zealand subantarctic islands. 2 years ago, I was on the Spirit of Enderby which I am going to call "SoE". That trip was booked by a travel agent which I trusted. ...
Read More

Sail Date February 2020


RatherBeSailing avatar

RatherBeSailing

5 Reviews Written

17 Helpful Votes

Antarctica -- Must Do it!

We were looking for an Australian Cruise when we stumbled on the Antarctica cruise on the Celebrity Eclipse, with a 4 perk deal that we couldn’t refuse. This was our second South American cruise, with our first ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2020


Whereintheworldfamily avatar

Whereintheworldfamily

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Lacks finesse and attention to detail

Having just read a review by someone I knew to be on the same cruise I thought I would add my thoughts as well. Firstly Discovery Team...outstanding and knowledgeable. They appeared to genuinely love their jobs ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2020


2cruiseSue avatar

2cruiseSue

3 Reviews Written

27 Helpful Votes

Extraordinary Journey on Orion

This was on my husband's bucket list, not mine. I was afraid of the Drake Passage and didn't really want to go. It turned out to be the best adventure of our lives! We started in Santiago, Chile with the ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2020


Raybit avatar

Raybit

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Amazing cruise - great ship!

The primary reason for this cruise was to see Antarctica - everything else was secondary. Coral Princess is a great ship in very good condition. May have the smallest ration of passengers per ton of any major ...
Read More

Sail Date January 2020


Gurnee2 avatar

Gurnee2

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Trip of a lifetime

We sailed on the December 27th departure. In truth, the trip exceeded our expectations. The ship is beautiful, large rooms, ample space in public areas for viewing the outside scenery. Every convenience...like lots ...
Read More

Sail Date December 2019


Never Miss a Deal!
Subscribe and Save
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

Find a Cruise

Easily compare prices from multiple sites with one click

Other Destination Cruise Reviews

  • Middle East Cruise Reviews




Want to cruise smarter?
Get expert advice, insider tips and more.
By proceeding, you agree to Cruise Critic’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.