Welcome to our most comprehensive Antarctic season yet!

Brace yourself for the adventure of a lifetime during AE Expeditions’ highly anticipated 2025-26 Antarctica season with the launch of our new brochure! Prepare to embark on an immersive journey of exploration as we push the frontiers of expedition travel, visiting more of the white continent – in more ways – and experiencing more landscapes, wildlife, and history, than ever before.

Whether you’re a seasoned explorer or setting foot on Antarctic shores for the first time, our experienced Expedition Team promise to ignite your passion for adventure, deepen your understanding of the world’s wildest places, and leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

We’ve curated the top highlights of the exciting new season:

32 Departures!

We are offering 32 different ways to explore the epic white continent onboard one of our purpose-built small ships, the Greg Mortimer, the Sylvia Earle and the newly launched Douglas Mawson, which are designed for discovery.

Sail to new horizons

We return to the Ross Sea and East Antarctica after 13 years, and prepare to visit new frontiers of Australia and New Zealand’s Subantarctic Islands on a selection of curated voyages unlike any other.

8 New Itineraries

Embark on an exhilarating journey with our eight bold new itineraries, meticulously crafted to ignite your spirit of adventure. Explore new destinations, encounter unique wildlife, and create unforgettable memories.

Fly/Sail and Fly/Fly Options

Get the most from our itineraries – whether you want to maximise your time on the white continent with our fly options or take on the fuller, more traditional experience of sailing the Drake.

2 All-Inclusive Activity Voyages

Join one of these action-packed voyages to experience the wonders of Antarctica on a deeper level. Enjoy a variety of activities from snowshoeing and sea kayaking to Zodiac excursions and guided walks.

Voyages to Antarctica From AU & NZ

This season offers more ways than ever to access the white continent. For the first time, adventurers can set sail for Antarctica from Australia and New Zealand on four of our new departures.

Adventure to the World's Wild Places: Antarctica 2025-26

Dive into the world’s wildest places in our brand new brochure.

Choose from 32 voyages, including 8 new itineraries aboard one of our three purpose-built small ships, including the newly-launched Douglas Mawson.


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