Latin Routes works with the best operators in the business when it comes to Antarctic Cruises and what’s more, you can choose exactly which one is right for you. Each company is slightly different – some offering an emphasis on exploration and adventure, and other leaning towards travelling in style and comfort. We’ve taken the time to give you a bit of detail on each below so you can get a sense of what your ideal trip would look like.
The largest and most diverse of our cruise operators, Exodus have the widest range of ships to choose from, along with a greater variety in their itineraries, meaning you’ll be hard-pressed to find one that doesn’t appeal to you.
Their Polar Expedition Ships offer all the excitement of Antarctica, without compromising on comfort or luxury. Featuring an excellent range of facilities, the Polar Expedition Ships have a nice range of cabins, some first-rate cuisine and other small luxuries to make your trip that little bit more comfortable.
However, each is equipped with a fleet of Zodiac boats so you can get out onto the ice and explore with a full expedition team behind you.
Alternatively, Exodus’ Expedition Vessels are for those looking for a bit more excitement. Specifically designed to explore polar waters, these ships have large viewing spaces for taking in the Antarctic sights along with trained experts on board to teach you more about the Antarctic wildlife and ecosystem.
Catered towards adventure-seeking travellers with discerning tastes, Silversea offers the raw natural beauty of the Antarctic in a 5*environment. Silversea are renowned for their luxurious extras, offering not only day after day of enthralling adventures, but also an all-inclusive package which includes a guest to crew ratio of nearly 1:1!
With their ship, the Silver Explorer, purpose-built to navigate some of the most remote waters on Earth, Silverseaoffers an experience without compromise. With a capacity of just 132, this is a choice on offer to just a select few, so book early to avoid disappointment!
A Norwegian company with over 120 years’ experience in navigating the Norwegian Coastline, they have recently branched out into Antarctic waters. Their ship, the MS Fram, is well-equipped with a great range of on-board facilities and an experienced expedition team.
The ship also features a fleet of Polar Cricket boats which are used for exploring the waters that the larger ship can’t access. With a friendly and knowledgeable team, Hurtigruten are a great choice if you’re looking for a mix of comfort and adventure.
One of our most popular cruise operators, G Adventures takes over 100,000 travellers each year to the icy waters of the Antarctic. Operating in a responsible and sustainable way, G adventures have just one ship in their fleet – the M/S Expedition.
After undergoing complete refurbishment in 2009, she now boasts spacious cabins with private facilities, large communal areas and a sizeable observation deck which provides panoramic views of the surrounding area. With a total capacity of just 130, G Adventures provide an intimate and exclusive experience with some really fantastic prices.