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From getting up close to glistening glaciers and towering icebergs to searching out magnificent whales and polar bears, these carefully selected polar cruises are designed to show you the very best of the arctic regions.

An Arctic cruise is a once-in-a-lifetime holiday; the frozen tundras of the Arctic Circle and the Antarctic are unlike anywhere else on earth. While the remote location and harsh environment might put the less adventurous off, the intrepid traveller has a holiday of unique landscapes and natural wonders to enjoy.

Explore the polar regions in comfort

If you thought exploring such an inhospitable region means you’ll be giving up the finer things in life, think again. The specialist ships of our partner Quark are specifically designed for Arctic conditions, so our polar cruises can venture where ordinary ships are unable to reach. Not only that, the ships are fitted to the highest standard: imagine numerous decks for admiring the views, heated outdoor pools, onboard libraries and cocktail lounges.

Our Arctic cruise holidays will leave you breathless, no matter which one you chose. For those looking to see the Aurora Borealis, our Under the Northern Lights holiday package gives you 14 days of exploring in Iceland and Greenland, with every chance of spotting the stunning natural phenomenon.  If a fjord cruise is more appealing, winding through the steep-sided waterways, our Introduction To Spitsbergen tour shows you fjords, glaciers and the incredible wildlife of Svalbard.

Our selection of Antarctic cruises are just as amazing; the Explorers and Kings cruise is an epic 20-day adventure that takes you to the Falklands and South Georgia as well as Antarctica. You’ll likely meet some Antarctic penguins, and feel like a real Antarctica explorer as you hike on the ice and take daily Zodiac cruises. For those with less time, the all-action Fly the Drake is an eight-day fly/cruise adventure which packs in the best of the Antarctic Peninsula.

Polar Cruises in the Arctic and Antarctic


Browse our arctic exploration cruises below. You polar adventure starts here. Call us now and we’ll create an amazing holiday just for you.

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Spitsbergen Expedition Cruise

  • 14 Days
A land of polar bears and immense fjords, reindeer and icebergs, Spitsbergen provides the perfect setting for an epic Arctic…
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Arctic Aurora Borealis

Northern Lights Cruise Iceland Tour

  • 14 Days
Explore two of the last unspoiled wilderness areas on the planet on this remarkable 14 day arctic expedition to the…
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Cruise Spitsbergen Norway

  • 10 Days
Cruise in to a winter wonderland with giant icebergs, fluffy white polar bears and continuous sunlight which brings a rather…
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