From close-up encounters with icebergs and glaciers to the plentiful wildlife, a trip to the Pole’s is a voyage of non-stop highlights.
Always on the lookout for wildlife that live in these polar wildernesses, you can explore this landscape by ship, train, car or organised tours on foot and via Zodiac.
The Arctic is home to roaming polar bears, walrus, narwhal, lounging seals, grazing reindeer, and colonies of birds that all co-exist in this harsh land we dare only to explore a few months of the year.
On a journey to Antarctica from South America or Australasia you will find Penguins, Elephant Seals and Humpback and more in the worlds most pristine marine environment.
Svalbard is a place of deep fjords, snow-capped mountains and massive sheets of ice. Travel here to search for magnificent polar bears and discover unusual Arctic flora and tidewater glaciers on walks with naturalists, and spot huge walruses, bearded and ringed seals, arctic foxes, and reindeer.
You can also see the King of the Arctic in its wild home in the Polar Bear Capital of the World – Churchill, Canada. Each autumn, the world’s greatest concentration of polar bears convenes at the edge of Hudson Bay, waiting for the ice to form and their winter seal-hunting season to begin.
Travel to Norway, Sweden, Iceland, Greenland or Finland in search of one of natures most spectacular shows. Each destination offers a unique experience and combines northern lights sightings with other activities such as husky rides, hikes, whale watching and glacier walks.
From late autumn to early spring the northern skies come alive with the flickering neon lights of the aurora borealis which captivate travellers and locals alike. This is a magical light show and once-in-a lifetime travel experience.
Glide through iceberg-strewn seas to the Arctic where you’ll find large flat plains, mossy tundra dusted with snow and sharp mountains jutting from the earth like icy blades. The landscapes are stunning, with awe-inspiring frozen lands littered with towering icebergs.
Wildlife in the Arctic is hugely diverse and perfectly adapted to the cold. Polar bears are undoubtedly the stars of the show, but accompanied by walruses, seals and whales at every turn, you’ll have a hard time picking out a highlight.
Imagine a hotel made purely of snow and crystal clear ice. Picture snuggling up nice and warm in Arctic thermal sleeping bag as you go to sleep in the hotel. Sit on your husky sledge as your professional guide drives the sledge over frozen lakes and through the pristine forest.
Snowmobile safari’s add a bit of adventure to your trip and allow you to experience Lapland’s most popular means of travel. In the evening you can enjoy a vodka IN the rocks in the ice bar, and it’s one of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights.
Amundsen and Shackleton
Experience vast penguin rookeries and seal colonies on an awe-inspiring voyage to Antarctica, South Georgia and the Falkland Islands. These voyages illuminate Shackleton’s legend and recount 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.
Most luxury cruises to Antarctica begin on Argentina’s Patagonian peninsula. A popular starting point is Ushuaia, capital of Tierra del Fuego and the southernmost city in the world. The town is bounded to the north by the Martial mountain range, and looks out on the Beagle Channel, where Charles Darwin had his first sight of glaciers.
Taking a luxury cruise to Antarctica allows you to enjoy the experience of a lifetime while remaining comfortable and relaxed as your every whim is catered for.