The great white wilderness of Antarctica is one of the world's ultimate destinations for intrepid travellers. Antarctica travel and tourism in Antarctica are based around escorted expeditions; cruises to Antarctica or adventure cruises are the best way to explore the snow, ice and waters that surround this extraordinary, starkly beautiful place.
Antarctic cruises often sail across the Southern Ocean via the Falkland Islands or South Georgia, to make landfall. Once there, take to smaller inflatable zodiac craft to get closer to the landforms and wildlife here; South Georgia and the South Shetland Islands in particular teem with penguins and seals.
Elsewhere, old whaling stations, explorer huts and scientific stations are all waiting to be discovered amidst the extraordinary landscapes, dry valleys and breath-taking expanses of this wonderfully inaccessible destination.
Top itineraries in Antarctica
Exclusive fly, stay and expedition package
Stay in a five-star hotel in Buenos Aires, learning about the city's excellent culture and history, before a fantastic cruise around the Antarctic.
Discover the wonders of Antarctica on this 7-night fly-cruise, starting and ending in the Chilean town of Punta Arenas at the very southern tip of South America. You'll fly from Punta Arenas over Cape Horn and the Drake Passage to King George Island in the Southern Shetlands - the gateway to the co…
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