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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 will give you a starting point for what your trip to Antarctica could entail. They cover routes that 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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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.

Lemaire Channel, Antarctica

A typical polar day

A trip to the Arctic or Antarctic is a real adventure but many travellers are unsure of what to expect during their voyage. Here, we share with you what a typical day on an expedition cruise in the Arctic or Antarctic is like and what you can expect to see and do.

Crabeater seals by ship, Fournier Bay, Antarctica
Antarctica

Antarctic cruises

We work with the smaller expedition ships for our tailor-made cruises to Antarctica. What it means for you is being able to spend time away from the ship exploring the islands and wildlife watching under the wing of specialist guides.

Zodiac cruise, Fournier Bay, Antarctica
Antarctica

Activity holidays in Antarctica

Visit an explorer's hut, swim in thermal springs, walk among king penguins - we can arrange these activities for your Antarctica adventure, among many more.

Zodiac excursion

Choosing your polar cruise

The awe-inspiring polar regions of the Arctic and Antarctic, are amongst the most beautiful and captivating in the world. Irrespective of which region you choose, visiting one of the world’s ultimate travel frontiers should prove to be a truly unforgettable and enriching experience.

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.

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