Antarctica

Antarctica is the world’s southernmost continent. It’s the world’s highest, driest, windiest, coldest, and iciest continent with ice covering 98 percent of the land.

Antarctica is the world’s southernmost continent. It’s the world’s highest, driest, windiest, coldest, and iciest continent with ice covering 98 percent of the land.

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Le Commandant Charcot
PONANT Luxury Cruises & Expeditions, returns to Antarctica

PONANT has unveiled two entirely new itineraries providing semi-circumnavigations of the Antarctic between New Zealand and South America.

Elephant seals
Exploring the Antarctica Peninsula with Ponant, aboard Le Soléal

Daniel Resnik sets sail to Antarctica, the continent of elephant seals and penguins with Ponant, aboard Le Soléal.

Polar bear and cub Svalbard Alexey Sedov
Aurora Expeditions – Exhilarating, Wild and Remote Voyages

Aurora Expeditions have launched their Global and Arctic program aboard both the Greg Mortimer, and their new ship, the Sylvia Earle.

Silversea Arctic Luxury Cruises - Polar Bear
Ultimate Guide to Luxury Winter Cruising

Whoever said summer was the best season for cruising has never read this list. Discover the best in luxury winter cruising.

Cruising Antarctica in Luxury

Penguins and polar ice caps may not immediately evoke images of luxury, but there are a surprising number of services springing up that offer an up-market approach to seeing the sights of Antarctica.