UK Antarctica Cruise Specialists | Expedition Cruises to Antarctica

Search our trips


Why book with us



Last Minute Discount!

Book now and receive a discount of up to £ pp off the rates for select remaining suites!

View This Deal View All Deals

Watch our Antarctica

Join us on an Antarctica cruise, a journey to explore the world’s last great wilderness. A land of extremes with spectacular scenery, teeming with wildlife, Antarctica is like nowhere else on earth

Antarctica and the islands of South Georgia are rich with wildlife, spectacular scenery and the history of explorers and adventurers. You can join an antarctica cruise and follow in the footsteps of these infamous Antarctica explorers from late October to late March, in our small expedition Antarctica cruise ships. The most adventurous can even fly in for extreme skiing and climbing or even visit Antarctica's jewel in the crown, the South Pole.  

John Swindell
John Swindell
Antarctica Specialist

Speak to someone who’s been to Antarctica. Start planning your tailor-made trip by calling one of our friendly destination specialists on 0800 195 3385 or 44 1625 581143 for outside the UK.

Watch our Antarctica Cruise Video

Considering a cruise to Antarctica? Watch our amazing Antarctica cruise video and take a look at what's in store on a cruise in this frozen wonderland.

Download Our Antarctica Brochure

Our Antarctica brochure contains a sample of some of our favourite Antarctica itineraries, created with you, the customer, in mind. Carefully selected by our team of wildlife-travel specialists, our exciting programme of out-of-the-ordinary travel adventures combines the planet’s most sought-after wildlife experiences with the very best in transport, accommodation and expert guiding.

Download PDF

Top 5 reasons to visit Antarctica

  • Antarctica cruises allow you to see amazing polar wildlife including penguins, other birds, whales, seals and more
  • An Antarctica cruise delivers spectacular scenery - icebergs, glaciers and mountains
  • Take a break from you Antarctica cruise to enjoy extreme sporting activities like skiing, climbing, diving and more
  • Visit historical sites of the great Antarctic explorers
  • Joining an Antarctica cruise is the ultimate travel tick-box

Getting There...

The Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia are reached from South America, usually from Ushuaia (Argentina) or Punta Arenas (Chile). There are regular flights from Europe and North America to Buenos Aires and Santiago, with connections south.

The Ross Sea and Commonwealth Bay (East Antarctica) areas are reached from either South Island New Zealand or Tasmania, Australia. There are regular flights to gateway cities in both countries from most parts of the world.


It is imperative that travellers embarking on an Antarctica cruise have adequate travel insurance and evidence of this is required by all expedition companies, since evacuation costs from remote polar areas are very high. Travellers should be in good health and able to participate in normal expedition activities.

If you have any doubts or concerns, just give us a call and chat to our team of experts. We're happy to discuss any aspect of your Antarctica cruise.


Entry requirements to Antarctica depend on the country of access. 



Learn more

The Antarctic is rich in marine life with several species of whales and other cetaceans and pinnipeds either native or visiting throughout the season, especially later on. Try cold water scuba for a unique adventure

Learn more


Learn more

Walk amongst thousands of nesting penguins and get close to nesting albatross and other birds. An Antarctica cruise is a birders’ dream come true. Visit early for nesting and later for chicks.

Learn more

Land based

Land Based Options

We have ‘Basecamp’ activities from ship or, for the most intrepid, fly-in extreme skiing, mountaineering, camping and visits to the South Pole.

Land Based Options

Side Tours

View Tours

You are travelling all the way to the bottom of the world to join your Antarctic expedition and you have to fly over some of the most beautiful, diverse and unspoilt countryside in the world to get there. You might never have the chance to return, so it makes sense to take a little more time before or after your trip to explore something of this amazing continent. We have put together a number of suggested tours in Argentina to give a taste of what you can do

View Tours

How WILDFOOT creates your holiday Adventure

Talk to someone who knows. Our specialist consultants are here to help you every step of the way – here’s how..

1 Travel Expert

Talk to a specialist
travel expert

Visit the wildfoot website for inspiration on your choice of adventures and destinations, then call us and speak to one of our specialists for first hand advice. We can start the planning process straight away, if you are ready.

2 Globe

Create your personal
holiday adventure

Your specialist consultant will set the ball rolling and work with you to choose the right itinerary (and the right ship, if you are going to the arctic or antarctic) just for you, to suit your requirements and budget.

3 Departure

Help right up
to departure

We will answer any questions about your trip that may arise and, when you have paid your balance (12-15 weeks prior to departure), we will send you your detailed itinerary and go through it with you.

4 Booking Process

...and after
departure too

We are still there for you even when you have left home – our partners overseas are there to assist, especially for emergencies and you can contact us at any time in the uk by e-mail or telephone.

Loading journal...

WILDFOOT Wildlife & Adventure Specialist

0800 195 3385

Lines are open from 9am -5.30pm
Monday - Friday


Debbie Grainger
Senior Travel Expert

WILDFOOT are proud to support the following charities:

Foreign Travel Advice

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information, check