Antarctica Cruises

40 Cruises
12 Offers
Small, active, immersive expeditions to the White Continent. Walk among penguins, watch whales from a Zodiac and kayak alongside icebergs. Describe your dream Antarctica expedition. Our experts will help you navigate the rest.
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Unforgettable Antarctica Cruises

View All Antarctica Cruises
40 Cruises
12 Offers

Embark on an unforgettable adventure to the last great wilderness: Antarctica. AdventureSmith Explorations offers a curated selection of Antarctica cruises designed to immerse you in the pristine beauty and raw power of this frozen continent. Unlike the generic Antarctica cruise experiences, our small ship expeditions prioritize personalized attention, expert-led exploration, and intimate encounters with the region’s awe-inspiring wildlife.

Whether you seek exhilarating Zodiac rides through ice floes teeming with penguins and seals, awe-inspiring hikes on glaciers sculpted by millennia of wind and ice, or simply the profound peace of standing amidst a landscape untouched by time, we have the perfect Antarctica cruise for you. Ditch the ordinary and choose an expedition that will leave you breathless with wonder. Contact us today to plan your life-changing Antarctica adventure.

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Why AdventureSmith Explorations?

Antarctica Cruises with AdventureSmith

Cruising Antarctica with AdventureSmith is the ultimate way to explore up close and in style. Since 2003 thousands of travelers have trusted our adventure cruise specialists to help them research, choose, book and plan the right Antarctica small ship cruise at the best price.

We are award-winning U.S.-based experts with decades of experience. You will benefit from our firsthand knowledge. Our professional crew will help you with everything you need for a seamless cruise package. Why book Antarctica with AdventureSmith Explorations?

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Personalized

Work with one full-service Adventure Specialist to research, purchase, & prepare for your cruise.

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Knowledge

We’re well traveled & savvy to the latest options, including all the new Antarctic itineraries and ships.

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Experience

Kayaking, camping, skiing… Our staff has experience doing it all & can match your activity interests.

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Value

Take advantage of early-booking deals, discounted flights & other cruise perks. We’re here to help you save.

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Antarctica Small Ship Cruises
Our Specialty

When choosing an Antarctica vessel, know this: small ships explore where the big ships cannot. Landings are limited to 100 guests on shore. Ships carrying more than 500 guests aren’t allowed to land at all. Smaller is better on Antarctic cruises. Learn how to choose the best cruise and find in depth articles with our detailed Antarctica cruising guide.

The ships we work with carry 72-200 guests ensuring active and intimate explorations. We specialize in this size range because we know from experience it’s the most active, informative and sustainable way to cruise Antarctica. Learn more about the unique ships on our Antarctica expeditions. We’ll find your perfect Antarctica ship.

Antarctica Expeditions
for Every Interest

An expedition is defined as a journey or voyage undertaken by a group of people with a particular purpose. This perfectly captures the spirit of Antarctica small ship expeditions, which focus on daily off-vessel explorations with expert naturalist guides.

Travelers seeking more adventure can book a range of activities including sea kayaking, camping, skiing, snowshoeing, scuba diving or trekking. Learn more about the active things to do in Antarctica.

Other specialties include luxury Antarctica cruises, Falkland & South Georgia Island cruises, cruises with flights to Antarctica. Our experts are your guide to the perfect voyage.

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Timely South Pole Cruise Info

Find up to date information on the current, upcoming or future Antarctica seasons. Read about Antarctica 2024 for the latest updates, check availability or plan ahead to Antarctica 2025. We have the most up-to-date Antarctica travel requirements to inform your planning.

Smaller is better on Antarctic cruises.

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100+ combined years of experience, 7 continents explored, decades of expedition cruising around the world & here to help you find & book your dream trip.

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