Antarctica Cruises

Follow in the footsteps of Shackleton

Set your sights on one of the most remote and beautiful landscapes in all the world: Antarctica, a continent of ice and snow. Comprised of towering glaciers and breathtaking mountains, the expanses of the Antarctic Circle stretch across miles and miles of stunning scenery, with both land and sea boasting an incredible wealth of iconic wildlife. When you take a cruise to Antarctica, you can be sure that you'll be making memories to treasure for a lifetime.

Handcrafted Cruise Packages

Special Offer
HX (Hurtigruten Expeditions)

11 Nights Highlights Of Antarctica

  • 27 Oct 2025 - 09 Nov 2025
  • 11 Nights MS Fridtjof Nansen
  • 2 Nights in Buenos Aires
  • Fly Cruise

13 nights including flights from £7,299 per person

Free Air Credit of $2000
AE Expeditions

Spirit of Antarctica

  • 12 Mar 2025 - 25 Mar 2025
  • 12 Nights Sylvia Earle
  • Flights included

13 nights including flights from £10,312 per person

Special offer
Silversea Cruises

Puerto Williams to Puerto Williams

  • 21 Nov 2025 - 02 Dec 2025
  • 10 Nights Silver Endeavour
  • Fly Cruise

11 nights including flights from £9,599 per person

HX (Hurtigruten Expeditions)

11 Nights Highlights Of Antarctica

  • 23 Nov 2025 - 08 Dec 2025
  • 11 Nights MS Roald Amundsen
  • 3 Nights in Buenos Aires
  • Fly Cruise

15 nights including flights from £7,499 per person

Special Offer
AE Expeditions

Subantarctic Discovery

  • 01 Jan 2026 - 16 Jan 2026
  • 14 Nights Douglas Mawson
  • Fly Cruise

15 nights including flights from £10,999 per person

Seabourn

13 nights Antarctica Exploration

  • 01 Nov 2024 - 15 Nov 2024
  • 13 Nights Seabourn Pursuit
  • Fly Cruise

14 nights including British Airways flights from £11,548 per person

Helpful Tips to Know Before You Go

  • Be aware that the weather in Antarctica is unpredictable, and itineraries may often change last minute due to difficult conditions. For this reason, it's recommended you take every opportunity to go ashore, just in case your later plans have to be changed.
  • Choose your shore activities based on your capabilities. Some hikes and activities in Antarctica can be very physically demanding, so be sure to select excursions that will be enjoyable for you. Be sure to pre-book them as well.
  • Despite all the snow and ice, Antarctica is the driest continent on the planet. You'll want to keep well-hydrated just as you would in any other desert.
  • Pack carefully. Antarctica is generally a cold destination, but you'll want to be flexible with your clothing. Bring layers that can be removed if you get too hot, or bundled on if you get too cold.
  • Sunburn is a very real risk when spending time around lots of snow and ice, so be sure to pack sun cream and apply it carefully to any exposed skin, particularly on your face and ears.
  • Spend plenty of time out on deck. It might be cold, but that's the best way to see the wildlife and natural beauty of Antarctica.

Things To Do

  • Hike across magnificent landscapes. The allure of Antarctica is in its incredible natural beauty, so you'll want to take the chance to explore it yourself. Take guided hikes across icy expanses, witnessing glaciers and mountains and ice fields alike.
  • Kayak or boat around the coast. Wherever your itinerary calls, you can guarantee there will be amazing boat excursions available. Kayak through the icy waters, or take zodiac tours along the coastlines of your port of call, glimpsing whales, penguins, and seals.
  • Dive in the incomparable Antarctic waters. Experienced divers won't want to miss out on this incredible experience, diving below the deep blue icy sea to witness ice formations and wildlife that can be seen nowhere else on Earth.
  • Learn about the wonders of Antarctica. Your expedition leaders and guides will have plenty of knowledge to share on the landscape and life in this magnificent place, and no Antarctic cruise would be complete without taking your fill.
  • Take a helicopter flight over Antarctic mountains, witnessing a world of ice and snow roll by beneath you. Truly a special and unforgettable experience; if this is available on your itinerary you won't want to miss it.

Why Book With Kenwood Travel

With over 45 years of experience in crafting incredible holidays, you can be sure that our travel experts will provide the ultimate cruise to Antarctica. From helping you select the best itinerary for your needs, to helping you with all the details, we'll make arranging your dream voyage as simple as can be. You can rest easy knowing that all cruises with us are ATOL and ABTOT protected, giving you peace of mind on your life-changing cruise in Antarctica.

Ports of Call & Places to Explore

Antarctic Peninsula

Antarctic Peninsula

800 miles long, the icy expanse of the Antarctic Peninsula stretches from the north of the continent in the direction of South America. Here you'll marvel at the characteristic beauty of the Antarctic, witnessing vast glaciers and desolate snowy mountains. Spot penguins, minke and humpback whales to make a truly unforgettable experience.

Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands

Off the coast of South America, the Falklands are a stunning archipelago brimming with natural wonders. Home to many penguin species as well as plenty of seabirds and elephant seals, this is an incredible port of call for those looking to spot some wildlife. Many species of whale and cetacean have been recorded in the waters here, and the islands themselves boast gorgeous scenery that will make any trip worthwhile.

Weddell Sea

Weddell Sea

Famed for its tabular icebergs and fantastic wildlife, the Weddell Sea is only accessible via a handful of cruises each year. Vast colonies of Adélie penguins nest here, and even the iconic Emperor penguins. Seals may also be spotted at various times of year, including the Weddell seal that takes its name from this region. A stop by this ice-choked landscape is not to be missed.

South Georgia Island

South Georgia Island

One of the least-visited islands on Earth, any itinerary that calls here is certainly something unique.  An abundant crowd of wildlife calls this island home or visits its waters, from the king penguins and magnificent albatross to a variety of seals. Kayak through the glacial waters, learn about the history of the exploration of the island, and more.

Destination map

)

Gallery

Talk to our expert

Our dedicated team brings years of expertise to curating unforgettable cruise holidays, ensuring that every aspect of your voyage is nothing short of perfection.

Emma Sanger-Horwell
Emma Sanger-Horwell
Cruise Expert

At Kenwood Cruise, Emma and the Team take immense pride in delivering exceptional personalized service tailored to each of our valued customers. Our dedicated team of experts is committed to providing nothing short of excellence in customer care. No request is too challenging for us.

With a wealth of personal travel experiences and over 70 years of collective expertise spanning all 7 continents of the world, our experts possess the knowledge and insight to cater to your every need.

Enquire now...


Adults 2 , Children 0
Adults:
Children:

Contact name*
Email*
Contact phone number*
Best time to contact you
How did you hear about us?