Adelie penguins on icebergh in Antarctica. 
(Photo courtesy of Lindblad Expeditions)

Here are some interesting Antarctica facts:  The seasons in Antarctica are the opposite of the seasons in the Northern hemisphere–summer is October through February, and winter is March through September.  Also, tourists to Antarctica generally visit the Antarctic Peninsula (sometimes referred to as the “Banana Belt”), where the climate is mild in comparison with the rest of the continent.

Antarctic Cruises include stops in South America, Drake Passage, and the Falkland Islands.

Consumer Reviews about Antarctica Cruises:

Reviews of Antarctica Cruises

 

MS Hanseatic in Antarctica (photo courtesy of Hapag-Lloyd)

MS Hanseatic in Antarctica (photo courtesy of Hapag-Lloyd)

 

Learn more about the cruise lines that go to Antarctica:

Premium Cruise Lines

Ultra-Premium Cruise Lines

Ultra-Luxury Cruise Lines

Small Ship Cruise Lines

Expedition Cruise Lines

Sailing Vessels/Yacht Cruise Lines

Back to top

Antarctica Cruises Departure Port Profile:

While Antarctica is a destination of many world cruises or other long voyages, most Antarctic Cruises depart from South American Destinations. Read here about the the main ports in South American and how to plan for your stay there:

Antarctic Cruises ports of call offer wonderful opportunities for explorations. Browse available shore excursions here.

Back to top

Photographs courtesy of Dennis Cox, award-winning travel photographer.

Back to the Destinations page

All of the content (with the exception of the cruise news) is lovingly hand written by our travel writers.
If you wish to use this content, please contact us.

Work on a Cruise Ship - Other Industry Information

Advertise with us

About AllThingsCruise - For The Media - Privacy Policy - Contact Us - Home
© All Rights Reserved. All Things Cruise

Check your travel agent's references by asking them to fill out a form here and you will get the report: AllisonTaylor.com
Microphone Windscreens - Shirt and athletic gear for Crossfit, runners, and other serious athletes.
CLOSE
CLOSE