Antarctic Peninsula's magical scenery

A prime convergence of Antarctic ice, wildlife, and wilderness

Antarctic Peninsula's magical scenery

Region: Antarctica

Destinations: Antarctic Peninsula

The sensory overload of the Antarctic Peninsula

The northernmost arm of the Antarctic Continent, the Antarctic Peninsula is the southern continuation of an extensive mountain chain that runs from North America through South America and into the Scotia Sea. As a travel destination, the Antarctic Peninsula offers some of the most varied wildlife and dramatic scenery in the whole of Antarctica, as replete with animals as it is with ice formations.

Antarctic Peninsula: a wonderland of ice and wildlife

Visitors are often overcome by the abundance of massive icebergs, sprawling glaciers, and towering mountains along the Antarctic Peninsula. But it’s not just the iconic Antarctic terrain that amazes polar passengers: the Antarctic Peninsula is one of the best places on the continent to see multiple penguin species, namely gentoos, chinstraps, Adélies, and the much-loved emperors. A variety of seals and whales can also be spotted in addition to the area’s numerous seabirds.

The vibrant variety of Antarctic Peninsula cruises

Due to the supreme popularity of the Antarctic Peninsula, we offer a number of voyages that explore this exciting area. Some of these are epic odysseys that make landings in the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, and the South Shetlands as well. Other cruises take a deeper and more detailed view of only a few key locations, providing passengers a basecamp from which to embark on a number of adventurous outdoor activities. Still other Antarctic Peninsula cruises provide thrilling helicopter tours that grant passengers a bird’s-eye-view of the fantastic polar landscape.

Related cruises

Antarctica - Basecamp
Up to $5300 OFF

Antarctica - Basecamp

The best activity voyage in Antarctica

OTL31-24 The Antarctic Peninsula Basecamp cruise offers you a myriad of ways to explore and enjoy the Antarctic Region. This expedition allows you to hike, snowshoe, kayak, go mountaineering, and even camp out under the Southern Polar skies.

m/v Ortelius

m/v Ortelius

Cruise date:

4 Mar - 16 Mar, 2024

Berths start from:

6700 USD

Antarctica - Polar Circle - Deep South Discovery Voyage
Up to $3300 OFF

Antarctica - Polar Circle - Deep South Discovery Voyage

Explore the farthest waters of the far south as you cross the Antarctic Circle in search of various whale species, including humpbacks, minkes, and fin whales

OTL32-24 This Polar Circle and Antarctic Peninsula cruise will take you further south of Antarctica, crossing the Polar Circe. This expedition cruise passes through waters travelled by Humpback, Minke and Fin whales. Anchoring in various spots around the region,...

m/v Ortelius

m/v Ortelius

Cruise date:

16 Mar - 29 Mar, 2024

Berths start from:

6800 USD

Antarctica - Polar Circle - Whale watching
Up to $2800 OFF

Antarctica - Polar Circle - Whale watching

Crossing the Polar Circle

PLA32-24 This Polar Circle and Antarctic Peninsula cruise passes through waters travelled by Humpback, Minke and Fin whales. Anchoring in various spots around the region, the expedition offers the chance to dive in the iceberg-heavy waters.

m/v Plancius

m/v Plancius

Cruise date:

21 Mar - 1 Apr, 2024

Berths start from:

5750 USD

Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica

Meet at least six penguin species!

PLA20-24 A cruise to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia & the Antarctic Peninsula. Visit some of the most beautiful arrays of wildlife on Earth. This journey will introduce you to at least 6 species of penguin and a whole lot of Antarctic fur seals!

m/v Plancius

m/v Plancius

Cruise date:

18 Oct - 7 Nov, 2024

Berths start from:

13350 USD

Antarctica - Basecamp - free camping, kayaking, snowshoe/hiking, photo workshop

The best activity voyage in Antarctica

HDS21a24 The Antarctic Peninsula Basecamp cruise offers you a myriad of ways to explore and enjoy the Antarctic Region. This expedition allows you to hike, snowshoe, kayak, and even camp out under the Southern Polar skies.

m/v Hondius

m/v Hondius

Cruise date:

1 Nov - 13 Nov, 2024

Berths start from:

8800 USD

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