Antarctica » Expedition Cruises
Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic Islands are some of the last unspoiled regions of the world. With its glaciers, multi-colored ice caps, and towering snow-capped mountains, Antarctica offers breathtaking scenery and wildfile in every location. Our small, specially designed expedition ships bring you close up close to create impeccable views of whales, seals, seabirds, and countless colonies of penguins.
We offer 12 Antarctica Expedition Cruises.
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January 16 - February 18, 2013
Ross Sea - Antarctic Peninsula
A true Discovery voyage including the southern Antarctic Peninsula, the rarely visited volcanic Peter I Island. An exploratory program along the outer fringes of the pack-ice in the Amundsen Sea, Amundsen’s starting point from where he gained access to the ice-shelf and finally reached the South Pole in 1911. Sailing in the Ross Sea, visit the huts of British explorers Shackleton and Scott, the Mc Murdo Station, the Dry Valleys ...
November 3 - November 22, 2013
Falklands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula
Although officially south-Atlantic, the Falkland Islands have a sub-Antarctic appeal. The archipelago is a treasure-chest for nature and lovers and photographers, with vast colonies of Black-browed Albatross, five species of penguins and Elephant Seals. The Antarctic Peninsula offers the most dramatic scenery and biggest variety of wildlife in Antarctica. Be overcome by the huge amount of ice-bergs, glaciers, high mountains, and ...
December 2, 2013 - January 18, 2014
Falklands Islands - South Georgia - Antarctic Peninsula
Cruise on the m/v Plancius; explore the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Antarctic Peninsula, true Antarctic marvels. The archipelago of the Falklands is a treasure-chest for Antarctica nature lovers and photographers. South Georgia is one of the remotest, wildest places, with over 160 glaciers, unspoilt by man with abundant wildlife and spectacular scenery, while the Antarctic Peninsula offers most dramatic scenery and ...
November 1 - November 23, 2013
South Georgia - South Sandwich Islands - Antarctic Peninsula
A once in a lifetime voyage: all islands and hot spots combined in one. We will follow the footsteps of German polar explorer Wilhelm Filchner, who wintered on South Georgia and reached the South Sandwich Islands, discovering the so called Filchner Ice-Shelf in the Weddell Sea. We combine South Georgia with the rarely visited and uninhabited South Sandwich Islands, home to the world's largest Chinstrap Penguin colony over a ...
November 23 - December 3, 2013
Weddell Sea - Emperor Penguin Voyage
During the Weddell Sea - Emperor Penguin Voyage we will reserve three days to visit the Emperor Rookeries by helicopters. If we succeed the first two days, we might offer an alternative landing in the Weddell Sea on Paulet Island, where we can visit a fantastic Adelie penguin colony. An Emperor Penguin rookery is situated south of Snow Hill Island, where the captain will try to position the vessel close enough to offer ...
March 29 - April 29, 2013
Our 32-day Atlantic Odyssey explorer cruise on the m/v Plancius will sail from Ushuaia through the Drake Passage. Cross the Antarctic Convergence to Deception Island, home to a colony of thousands Chinstrap Penguins. In the Antarctica we will look for encounters with Adelie Penguins, Weddell Seals, Leopard Seals and Orcas. In Cooper Bay observe Chinstrap Penguins and Macaroni Penguins, in Georgia huge King Penguin colony, ...
October 17, 2013 - March 29, 2014
Exclusive South Georgia
Exclusive South Georgia on m/v Plancius and Ortelius, an 18-day explorer cruise of the Sub-Antarctic island. Stunningly beautiful and rugged, with snow covered peaks, blue glacier ice, the island is a wildlife sanctuary and breeding ground for large populations of Antarctic fur seals and elephant seals, albatrosses, petrels and penguins. Our zodiacs bring you close to wildlife, and knowledgeable guides lead the outings, followed ...
December 20 - December 31, 2013
Antarctic Peninsula with South Shetlands
Cruise on the m/v Plancius; explore the Antarctic Peninsula, the South Shetlands, Deception and Half Moon Island. The Peninsula offers the most dramatic scenery and biggest variety of wildlife in Antarctica. Visitors are easily overcome by the huge amount of ice-bergs, glaciers, high mountains, abundant and tame wildlife. On these volcanic islands of the South Shetlands we find Gentoo Penguins, Chinstrap Penguins and Southern ...
March 9 - March 20, 2013
Polar Circle & Antarctic Peninsula
The Antarctic Peninsula offers the most dramatic scenery and biggest variety of wildlife in Antarctica. Treasures are huge amount of ice-bergs, glaciers, high mountains and the abundant and tame wildlife. Along the North-west coast we observe large numbers of seabirds and four species of penguins. Beaches and ice-flows have an abundance of seals, in waters around the Peninsula Fin Whales, Humpback Whales, Minke Whales and Killer ...
November 22, 2013 - February 25, 2014
Antarctic Penisula "Basecamp Plancius"
Oceanwide Antarctic Peninsula expedition cruise on Plancius offers most dramatic scenery or icebergs, glaciers, high mountains and biggest variety and abundance of wildlife. Basecamp for activities, field camping, kayaking, glacier walking, snowshoe, hiking, zodiac cruising, shore excursions, photography workshop, all packed in one departure. M/V Plancius will stay several days at specific locations as a comfortable hub for our ...
November 22, 2013 - February 15, 2014
The Classic Antarctica Expedition
Join the Classic expedition to Antarctica, the planet's last untouched continent. Voyage on the m/s Fram, one of the most advanced expedition cruise ships ever built. The voyage will take us through the Drake Passage, escorted by albatross and storm petrels before sighting the magical white landscape. Enjoy the continent’s summertime with its incredible wildlife of seals, whales and penguins as you travel in the footsteps ...
December 13, 2013 - March 20, 2014
The Antarctic Peninsula offers the most dramatic scenery and biggest variety of wildlife in Antarctica. From King George Island we sail to beautiful Paradise Bay, where we go ashore on the Antarctic mainland. The narrow Lemaire Channel, surrounded by mountains and glaciers, is a popular passage for several species of whales. Tens of thousands of Adelie Penguins nest on Paulet Island; on Danco Island we can observe Chinstrap ...