Explore the Arctic your way with our cruise ships

If you are looking to explore the spectacular surroundings of the Arctic, what better way to take in the sights than via our dedicated Arctic cruise ships? A cruise is the best way to uncover what the Arctic has to offer, and whether you are planning a luxury excursion or want to make sure that your trip is packed full of adventure, it is easy to find the right cruise operator for you. We’ve taken a look at some of the best Arctic cruise operators available via WILDFOOT, each one offering a bespoke service that gives you the complete holiday experience.

Aurora is an Australian cruise operator that offers a wide range of exciting itineraries for those wanting to explore the Arctic. The majority of its Arctic adventures start in Scotland, sailing via Norway to Spitsbergen. The trip then takes visitors around the exciting regions of Svalbard, Iceland and Greenland.

If you are looking for an action packed break, we definitely recommend Aurora. The company’s itineraries include scuba diving, climbing and kayaking to name just a few activities, making them ideal for an adrenaline-packed break in one of the most extraordinary landscapes. This operator also offers trips to Alaska, including one to the heart of Alaska’s Inside Passage, a truly unforgettable experience for any adventurer.

Those looking for luxury on their break will appreciate Hapag Lloyd, a German cruise operator offering five-star service. You will continue to receive the full expedition experience as you sail, including the only full crossing of the Northeast Passage from Alaska to Norway, literally taking you over the top of the world. If you want to explore the Arctic in style, this is the one for you.

Oceanwide sails two large Arctic cruise ships around the region, offering a fantastic range of activities. This Dutch company prides itself on its varied itineraries, with a selection of adventure options including skiing, mountaineering and a ‘Basecamp’ option on some of its departures. This is another great choice for those looking for action and adventure.

Whichever operator you choose, you should make sure you don’t miss a second of your trip. With some of the world’s most exciting landscapes at your disposal, a journey to – and around – the Arctic is truly the trip of a lifetime.