Stories: Antarctica

Travel Story: South to Antarctica: Cruising in Drake’s wake

Stephen Scourfield

For most of us, Antarctica is a big-ticket trip of a lifetime. The cruising season is from November to March, information on Antarctic cruises is out now and it is decision time for this season.

Arrivals & Departures: Perfect your travel snaps with Silversea's Antarctic photo academy

Gemma Nisbet

Sharpen your photo-taking and editing skills aboard Silver Cloud's voyages to Antarctica.

Travel Story: Behind the scenes: How cruise ships prepare to visit Antarctica

Stephen Scourfield

Ponant's five ships offer luxurious holidays in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and beyond — but also adventurous expeditions to far-flung destinations including the Antarctic.

Arrivals & Departures: Ever wanted to ski in Antarctica?

Angie Tomlinson

Here's your chance, as Aurora Expeditions adds ski touring and snowshoeing to its 2017/18 expedition cruising season.

Arrivals & Departures: New small ship to deliver smoother polar experience

Angie Tomlinson

While others go big, Aurora Expeditions' new ship delivers on its "small is best" philosophy, with new technology to make open-sea journeys more pleasant.

Arrivals & Departures: Cruise to Antarctica with Bob Hawke in aid of polar preservation

Gemma Nisbet

Join the former Prime Minister on a voyage to the Antarctic Peninsula with Ponant in November. 

Arrivals & Departures: Top five places for penguin-spotting in the Antarctic

Gemma Nisbet

With the news Antarctica is home to millions more penguins than previously thought, we're turning our attentions to the south...

Arrivals & Departures: In pictures: Polar luxury aboard Silver Cloud

Gemma Nisbet

When Silversea's expedition ship emerges from its refit in October, it will be luxuriously updated and equipped for polar cruising.

Our World: A bird's-eye view of Antarctica

Stephen Scourfield

This cool flight over the Frozen Continent travels round trip from Perth in just one day.

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