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 Bucket List Antarctic Adventures

Embark on a Wild Adventure in 2024-25 with up to 20% off*!

Our 2024-25 Antarctic season invites you to tick the fabled white continent off your bucket list. With 25 departures, including multiple fly and sail options, this season offers more ways than ever to  explore Antarctica. 

Our 3 new itineraries celebrate the spirit of polar exploration and adventure to the white continent. In Shackleton’s Footsteps retraces the steps of legendary explorer Shackleton and his crew, while two new voyages incorporating the Chilean Fjords offer expeditioners the opportunity to follow in Darwin’s footsteps.

Our new purpose-built small ships, the Greg Mortimer and the Sylvia Earle, are designed for discovery, carrying a maximum of 132 passengers. Travelling in small groups means that, unlike on larger ships, you can join every excursion, getting into the environment and exploring via our comprehensive activity program.

Book now and enjoy up to 20% off* selected 2024-25 Antarctic expeditions – just quote BUCKETLIST24. Now is the time to stop dreaming and seize the opportunity to experience Antarctica. Call us or request a quote today.

Our 2024-25 Antarctic season invites you to tick the fabled white continent off your bucket list. With 25 departures, including multiple fly and sail options, this season offers more ways than ever to  explore Antarctica. 

Our 3 new itineraries celebrate the spirit of polar exploration and adventure to the white continent. In Shackleton’s Footsteps retraces the steps of legendary explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton and his crew, while two new voyages incorporating the Chilean Fjords offer expeditioners the opportunity to follow in Darwin’s footsteps. Our Peninsula in Depth voyage also returns, offering longer outings for snow sport activities.

Our new purpose-built small ships, the Greg Mortimer and the Sylvia Earle, are designed for discovery, carrying a maximum of 132 passengers. Travelling in small groups means that, unlike on larger ships, you can join every excursion, getting into the environment and exploring via our comprehensive activity program that includes Zodiac cruises, kayaking and scuba diving.

Enjoy our informal style and experiential approach to expedition cruising, delivered by our highly skilled Expedition Leaders and their teams.

Book now and enjoy up to 20% off* selected 2024-25 Antarctic expeditions – just quote BUCKETLIST24. Now is the time to stop dreaming and seize the opportunity to experience Antarctica. Call us or request a quote today.

Browse Eligible Antarctic Expeditions

Early birds enjoy the best rates! To bring you one step closer to checking off destinations and experiences from your expanding travel bucket list, take advantage of up to 20% off* selected 2024-25 Antarctic voyages by quoting BUCKETLIST24.

Ensure you don’t overlook this golden opportunity to realise your wildest travel dreams. Whether you’re an experienced globetrotter or a first-time explorer, our offerings are meticulously crafted to elevate your journey. So, prepare your bags, fix your gaze on the horizon, and let us be your partner in crafting the travel adventure of a lifetime!

Antarctic Explorer

Immerse yourself in the Antarctic Peninsula, where glaciers tumble into the sea, penguins are dwarfed by soaring peaks and diverse whale species feast on abundant krill. Reduce your time on the high seas by flying across the Drake Passage in one direction.

Departures: 19 Jan, 26 Jan, 12 Feb & 20 Feb 2025
UP TO 20% OFF

Wild Antarctica

Embark on a true Antarctic expedition as we not only explore the west Antarctic Peninsula, but also attempt to venture east towards the icy perimeter of the Weddell Sea, often guarded by impenetrable pack ice and home to awe-inspiring tabular icebergs of various shades of blue.

Departures: 6 Mar & 24 Mar 2025
UP TO 20% OFF

Spirit of Antarctica

Embrace the spirit of polar exploration on this classic expedition to the coveted white continent. Sail across the famed Drake Passage, Zodiac cruise through icy waters, set foot on the continent, and choose from a range of adventure options including camping on the ice.

Departures: 27 Oct, 12 Nov, 22 Nov & 8 Dec 2024 + 6 Jan 2025
UP TO 20% OFF

Across the Antarctic Circle

Venture below the Antarctic Circle and experience entering a different world few get to experience. Thread through pack ice and narrow channels where scenes of ice-clad mountains, feeding whales and lively penguin colonies become lasting memories.

Departures: 21 Dec 2024 + 16 Jan & 23 Feb 2025
UP TO 20% OFF

South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey

This voyage encompasses the best of the Antarctic Peninsula and the enchanting wildlife haven of South Georgia, which boasts the largest king penguin colonies. Visit the Falklands to discover rich history, diverse wildlife, and the grandeur of remote Antarctica.

Departures: 19 Nov & 2 Dec 2024 + 2 Jan 2025
UP TO 20% OFF

Antarctic Peninsula in Depth

Enjoy nine full days to discover the wonders of the Antarctic Peninsula in the peak of summer, when wildlife is at its most abundant. Near-endless hours of daylight means more time for exploration – Zodiac cruising, walking, snowshoeing, snorkelling and kayaking.

Departures: 6 Nov 2024
UP TO 20% OFF

Spirit of Antarctica feat. the Chilean Fjords

As Antarctica laps up the last of the summer sun, its inhabitants show no signs of slowing down. Sail across the Drake Passage on this NEW itinerary as the explorers of old did – by sea. This time of year is when humpback whales are peaking in numbers and you may see penguin chicks going for their first swim.

Departures: 13 Mar 2025
UP TO 20% OFF

Falklands, South Georgia & Peninsula

Visit the Subantarctic islands and the Antarctic Peninsula on this epic voyage. Discover the fascinating history and birdlife of the Falklands~Malvinas, marvel at king penguin colonies in South Georgia, and immerse yourself in the serene grandeur of the Antarctic Peninsula.

Departures: 24 Oct & 18 Dec 2024
UP TO 20% OFF

Antarctic Explorer feat. the Chilean Fjords

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Antarctic Peninsula on this NEW itinerary, where glaciers tumble into the sea, charismatic penguins are dwarfed by soaring peaks and whales feast on abundant krill. The splendid scenery extends through the Chilean Fjords, with channels flanked by majestic mountains.

Departures: 1 Mar 2025
UP TO 20% OFF

In Shackleton's Footsteps

Experience the Antarctic Peninsula on this NEW itinerary, where you will set foot on the continent before navigating as far as possible into the Weddell Sea. As you retrace the steps of this historic voyage, your expert expedition team will be by your side to enrich your journey.

Departures: 16 Mar 2025
UP TO 20% OFF

Antarctica Complete

Experience unparalleled adventure and discovery on this ultimate Antarctic voyage. See it all, be transported to enthralling subantarctic islands rich with human history and unique wildlife. Then venture into the deep south of the Antarctic Peninsula, crossing the coveted Antarctic Circle.

Departures: 30 Jan 2025
UP TO 10% OFF

What do past travellers think?

S. Grieve
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“The overwhelming feeling while in the Antarctic was that it was MORE...more majestic, more pristine, more beautiful, more fragile, more everything. I would absolutely recommend your company to anyone else considering a polar expedition. The entire trip was so much more than I could have imagined.”​
R. Hughes
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“Antarctica is by far the premier wilderness destination on this planet. We absolutely loved everywhere we went... A superlative experience. We are very widely travelled over many years but this was our best trip ever!”​
M. Matthews
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"The whole experience was truly magical. I cannot imagine a better Antarctic tour operator. Everything was handled so well… we always got outings and the expedition team was so good at finding us cool spots to go to. I cannot recommend y’all enough, the trip was pure magic."​
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“The overwhelming feeling while in the Antarctic was that it was MORE...more majestic, more pristine, more beautiful, more fragile, more everything. I would absolutely recommend your company to anyone else considering a polar expedition. The entire trip was so much more than I could have imagined.”

“Antarctica is by far the premier wilderness destination on this planet. We absolutely loved everywhere we went... A superlative experience. We are very widely travelled over many years but this was our best trip ever!”

"The whole experience was truly magical. I cannot imagine a better Antarctic tour operator. Everything was handled so well… we always got outings and the expedition team was so good at finding us cool spots to go to. I cannot recommend y’all enough, the trip was pure magic."

Want More Inspiration?

Download our latest brochure to learn more about our full range of Antarctic itineraries in 2024-25. Plus, discover our new purpose-built small ships, activity program and Expedition Team that we consider to be the best in the world. If you have any questions, contact us to speak to one of our Reservations Consultants. Or, if you need more inspiration, download our 2024 Bucket List e-book, which features our picks of the top 10 wildest experiences for 2024. Contact us today for availability and the best rates quote BUCKETLIST24.

2024-25 Antarctic Season Brochure

Dive into life changing adventures in Antarctica in our latest brochure. Choose from 25 expeditions ranging from 9 to 23 days, including classic itineraries and three brand-new itineraries onboard the Greg Mortimer and our newest ship, the Sylvia Earle

Stop daydreaming and start planning your next big adventure with our comprehensive and inspiring 100-page brochure.

Explore our Top 10 Wildest Experiences for 2024

There’s something for every traveller in our ultimate travel guide for 2024, including visiting some of the world’s most remote Inuit communities, watching the dazzling aurora borealis from the deck of the ship, or joining the fortunate few who have crossed the Antarctic Circle.

Download our e-book or complete a quiz to help you find your dream destination to add to your bucket list.

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