Antarctica, the 7th and least-visited continent, is on many intrepid travellers' bucket list, ours included. Whenever we discussed it though the one thing that put us off was crossing the Drake Passage, so a voyage incorporating flying to Antarctica one way and sailing back seemed the perfect solution, giving us the opportunity to experience the Drake Passage without it affecting our outward journey.
Choosing the best time of year to visit Antarctica is vital when planning the trip of a lifetime. The South Pole may be cold, well, all year round - but believe it or not the weather and climate do vary in Antarctica and this should be taken into consideration before planning your expedition cruise.
Sail among icebergs, glaciers and snowy peaks that plummet into the icy waters below as you voyage to remote polar regions. Expedition cruises to the Arctic and Antarctica take you on a thrilling journey to some of the most astonishing places on earth. But which destination to choose: the North or South Pole? Here we’ve provided the highlights of both ends of the earth, so you can decide which one’s for you!