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Antarctica holidays

Antarctica holidays

Encounter Antarctica's wildlife with a walk among penguin colonies on a tailor-made cruise

Antarctica, the great white continent, has had an incredible allure on travellers for centuries. Nowadays you do not have to be as intrepid as those explorers of the past, as a number of comfortable ships can take you there on a cruise to see the amazing landscapes and animals.

Flight Time

23 hours (Ushuaia, Argentina, via Buenos Aires)

Time Zone

UTC -3

Recommended Airlines

Air France, British Airways, KLM and TAM

Where can you fly from?

Flights to Antarctica are available from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow

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Audley Travel specialist Fiona

Start planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our Antarctica specialists on 01993 838 615

Suggested itineraries for Antarctica

These itineraries give you a starting point for what your trip to Antarctica could entail. They cover routes we've found work particularly well and feature some of our favourite places to stay. Treat them as inspiration, as each trip is created uniquely for you.

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Why travel with Audley?

  • 100% tailor-made journeys
  • Fully protected travel
  • Established for 20 years

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Our expert guides to travelling in Antarctica

Written by our specialists from the viewpoint of their own travels, these guides will help you decide on the shape of your own trip to Antarctica. Aiming to inspire and inform, we share our recommendations for how to appreciate Antarctica at its best.

My travels in Antarctica, 2017

Country specialist Nik was fortunate to experience the beauty of Antarctica on a recent trip. In this short video he captures the wildlife and scenery, while crossing Drake Passage.

Tom in Antarctica
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Provide us with a few starting details about your travel plans, and one of our Antarctica specialists will be in touch to give you suggestions and ideas.