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An Antarctica trip can be the vacation of a lifetime if it is well planned and executed. Travel to Antarctica is a true expedition to one of the most remote destinations on Earth. Explore up close on daily Antarctica tours to view penguins, seals, whales and spectacular glaciers. Our Antarctica tours epitomize small, sustainable travel on the White Continent. These are truly the best trips to Antarctica for active and education-minded travelers.

We are your ultimate resource to selecting and booking the best Antarctica tour for your interests, ability, schedule and budget. Browse our extensive selection of Antarctic vacations. Our Antarctica trip selection spans from cruises to the Polar Circle or South Georgia, itineraries in the Weddell Sea and even routes that fly you over the Drake Passage. Book a trip with us to visit Antarctica with true experts.

Antarctica is a massive icy wilderness on the bucket list of many nature travelers. Here you can walk among penguins, kayak alongside icebergs or just sit and listen to the symphony of sounds this amazing landscape has to offer. Trips to Antarctica with AdventureSmith are expeditions in the truest sense.

Choose an Antarctica vacation with the assurance of our industry expertise aboard ships worldwide. Our team has personal experience in Antarctica. We will match you with the best Antarctica trips and tours that focus on small, sustainable, active travel in the White Continent.

Trips to Antarctica offer the opportunity to explore up close on hikes and by skiff tours. There are fully guided activities available for all skill levels. Our Adventure Specialists can match you with the perfect Antarctica trip to fit your interests. Are you ready for the best Antarctic vacation? Let us be your guide.

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Why Choose a Trip to Antarctica with AdventureSmith

Choosing a trip to Antarctica with AdventureSmith means choosing an award-winning company that boasts the best selection of Antarctica vacations and tours. Thousands of travelers have trusted our Antarctic expedition specialists to help them choose, book and plan the right Antarctica trip at the best price. We are award-winning U.S.-based experts with decades of combined experience with Antarctica vacations. Our professional crew will help you with everything you need for an all-inclusive trip to Antarctica. Why book your trip to Antarctica with AdventureSmith Explorations?

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Work with one Adventure Specialist to research, purchase & prepare for your trip to Antarctica.

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We are well traveled & savvy to the latest in Antarctica vacations, including new Antarctic trips & boat tours.

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

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Antarctica Vacation Packages

We offer all-inclusive, fully guided tours and Antarctica vacations. Boat tours to Antarctica are at the heart of your trip. Our all-inclusive tour packages to Antarctica from the USA and Canada can include flights, transfers, pre- and post-cruise overnights, and trip extensions throughout South America. Book a trip package with AdventureSmith for a seamless and worry-free Antarctica vacation.

Many Antarctica vacations are specialized to focus on a particular landscape or style of travel. For instance, Antarctic Circle tours aim to cross the latitude at which the sun never sets. Some boat tours to Antarctica strive to view majestic emperor penguin colonies. Antarctic tours to the Falkland Islands and South Georgia Island venture beyond the Antarctic Peninsula. Some trips fly to Antarctica over the Drake Passage one way or round-trip. And Antarctica luxury cruises pair five-star suites and fine dining with adventure. Boat tours to Antarctica are as diverse as the polar landscape. 

Antarctica Adventure Trips

For travelers seeking more activity, we offer a range of Antarctic adventure trips. Hiking and Antarctic kayak tours explore farther and longer in search of wildlife and solitude. Antarctic camping trips allow adventurous guests to overnight on the continent. Antarctica ski touring can be arranged for skiers and snowboarders seeking the ultimate backcountry adventure.

Additional Antarctica adventure trips include mountaineering, cross-country skiing, ice climbing, snowshoeing, scuba diving and trekking. Adventure holidays in Antarctica are the most active way to explore up close. Many activities book far in advance so plan ahead when considering your Antarctic adventure trip. 

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Guests on a Zodiac scenic cruising by massive white and blue icebergs in Antarctica.

Planning Antarctica Trips in Changing Times

With constantly changing requirements, allow us to be your trusted resource for the latest information on Antarctica 2024, 2025 and beyond. It’s not easy to juggle the requirements of international travel, especially to a place as remote as Antarctica. Let our team be your guide to all you need to know. Book your expedition with peace of mind working with our experts.

“Walk among penguins, kayak alongside icebergs or just sit and listen to the symphony of sounds this amazing landscape has to offer.”


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Temperature & Rainfall

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Avg. High (F) 36 34 32 33 28 29 24 22 25 29 32 34
Avg. Low (F) 33 28 26 24 22 19 15 16 17 22 25 29
Avg. Rainfall (Inches) 2.1 2.3 2.7 2.8 2.5 1.8 1.6 1.8 2 2.6 1.9 1.5
Avg. Daylight (Hours) 16 14.5 12.5 10.5 9 8 8 10 12 14 15.5 16.5

Antarctica Vacation Season

Antarctica weather is a lesson in extremes. Antarctica is the world’s coldest, windiest and driest continent. However, during the South Polar summer months when Antarctica tours operate (November-March) the winds subside considerably and the weather is surprisingly comfortable, averaging between 20 and 50 degrees F. The climate data listed above is for the Antarctic Peninsula. Learn more about the best time to visit Antarctica.

Learn More About Antarctica’s Climate

Find more Antarctica climate tables for other popular Antarctic tour stops, including South Georgia and Ushuaia.

Trips to Antarctica

Adventure Specialist Taylor Cranney reviews her Antarctic Explorer expedition, showcasing the awe of Antarctica and the detailed logistics of camping and kayaking.
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Trips to Antarctica

Emperor penguins, midnight sunsets... Read this review of Le Commandant Charcot's explorations in the Bellingshausen Sea and learn why you should cross the Antarctic Circle aboard this ship.
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Trips to Antarctica

AdventureSmith's founder writes this firsthand review of the National Geographic Resolution & Endurance. Learn what makes these the best-in-class, next-generation expedition ships, from X-Bow design to on-deck igloos.
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AdventureSmith’s Lis recounts her Antarctica air cruise. Learn what it's like to fly the Drake and travel in a single-share cabin.
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Trips to Antarctica

An AdventureSmith expert returns to Antarctica—this time stopping at the wildlife Mecca of South Georgia Island. Learn all about the Island's wildlife, landscape, trip highlights to differences and see if South Georgia should be part of your Antarctica expedition.
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Trips to Antarctica

AdventureSmith's Director of Sales & Operations makes a case for crossing the Drake Passage and venturing as far south as the Antarctic Circle in this review of his time aboard 108-guest Ortelius.
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