Antarctica Tours and Cruises
Massive, majestic and unforgiving, Antarctica is a continent of superlatives. It is the coldest, windiest, driest, iciest and highest of all the major landmasses in the world. One of the world's environments least touched by human activity, Antarctica is increasingly unique on our planet. Here, stark white landscapes framed by towering rock faces and icebergs on a colossal scale slide by noiselessly as you navigate some of the most beautiful waterways in the world. Antarctic wildlife is unique in both scale and accessibility; from whales, to seals, to penguins by the thousands, Antarctica is truly nature "in the raw".
To view interactive route maps, wildlife guides and deckplans of the M/S Expedition, please visit our Antarctica Cruises Page. For more information about the M/S Expedition, visit our Ship Information Page.
Antarctica Classic (XVCASX)
Vivid emerald, violet tints, intense blue and crimson light—the Antarctic Peninsula is anything but a world of white desolation. Join us on a true adventure to a world of immense scale and visual splendour. Passing huge icebergs in the flat calm of a polar morning will reshape the way you look at your world. Encounter huge whales, enormous rookeries of penguins and stunning landscapes few have ever witnessed. This 11-day expedition will introduce you to the magic of the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula.
Highlights: Set foot on Antarctica—the worlds least visited continent, watch majestic albatross soar by the ship while crossing the Drake Passage, brave the chill by taking an optional polar plunge, witness immense icebergs and magnificent glaciers, have your questions answered by Antarctic experts
Spirit of Shackleton (XVSHSX)
Experience vast penguin rookeries and seal colonies on this awe-inspiring voyage to Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands. This 21-day voyage illuminates Ernest Shackleton’s legend and recounts his courageous exploration of Antarctica. You’ll visit historical sites of past explorers, as well as Shackleton’s final resting place—the wildlife rich island of South Georgia. Antarctica is beyond comprehension and sure to amaze any traveller seeking a true adventure to the world’s most remote wilderness.
Highlights: Meet hardy locals and spot unique wildlife in the Falkland Islands, explore abandoned whaling stations and visit Shackleton’s grave, walk quietly amongst king penguins and watching them surf onto the beach, learn about the environment and ecology from industry experts, spot whales and seals while cruising past icebergs aboard Zodiacs, set foot on the continent of Antarctica