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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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  • Which cruise lines go to Antarctica?

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Sapphire Princess
Sapphire Princess (Photo: Princess Cruises)

16 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

972 Reviews
Leaving:San Antonio
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
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Sapphire Princess
Sapphire Princess (Photo: Princess Cruises)

16 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Buenos Aires
Cruise Line:Princess Cruises
Jan 4, 2023
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21 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

65 Reviews
Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
Nov 23, 2021
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Fridtjof Nansen
MS Fridtjof Nansen  (Photo: Oscar Farrera/Hurtigruten)

17 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

3 Reviews
Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
Mar 19, 2022
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17 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
Mar 15, 2023
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21 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

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

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
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14 Night
Beyond The Antarctic CircleDetails

2 Reviews
Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Crystal Cruises
Feb 17, 2023
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20 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Buenos Aires
Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
Nov 7, 2022
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11 Night
Antarctic Expedition: In Search Of The EmperorDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Crystal Cruises
Nov 12, 2022
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19 Night
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctic Wildlife Exp...Details

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Crystal Cruises
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19 Night
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica Wildlife Ex...Details

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Crystal Cruises
Jan 18, 2023
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11 Night
Expedition AntarcticaDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Crystal Cruises
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12 Night
Expedition: Chilean Fjords & GlaciersDetails

Leaving:Puerto Montt
Cruise Line:Crystal Cruises
Oct 31, 2022
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15 Night
Holiday Expedition: Falkland Islands & AntarcticaDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Crystal Cruises
Dec 23, 2022
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18 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
Dec 18, 2023
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12 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
Jan 21, 2024
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20 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
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12 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
Jan 30, 2024
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14 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Ponant
Mar 16, 2023
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17 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Santiago
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
Oct 23, 2022
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17 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Ponant
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16 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
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14 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Leaving:Ushuaia
Cruise Line:Hurtigruten
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10 Night
Antarctica CruiseDetails

Cruise Line:Silversea Cruises
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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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