We’ve mentioned before the impossibility of fulfilling your dream of witnessing polar bears and penguins mingling together in peaceful cohabitation, but here’s an easy way to remember why: Th
While wildlife viewing from Antarctica can be unpredictable, when these creatures do appear, it provides for the opportunity to encounter a varie
The literal translation of the “Arctic” is “near the bear”, which may draw up images of polar bears and other Arctic-dwelling creatures. However, the name was actually given to the Arctic in refer
Ruth Wise describes the Arctic as follows:
“I seemed to vow to myself that someday I would go to the region of ice and snow and go on and on till I came to one of the poles of the earth,
Some of our most popular polar cruise options include retracing the steps of the great polar explorer, Ernest Shackleton. But who is Ernest Shackleton? Polar Explorer? Leader? Hero?
Polar Cruises is honored that Chuck and Lynn Cross (Polar Cruises Co-Founders) were chosen as the 2012 "Cruise Specialists of the Year" by Conde' Nast Traveler Magazine for Antarc
Just added $1500 Air Travel Credit on a variety of small ships traveling to Antarctica on longer voyages this November thru next February. Check out the specials at
Name a place where the animals might eat you before you can eat them.
As Santa Claus and his reindeer will tell you, the north pole is a cold, dry and windy place only fit for the Abominable Snowman.
The King penguins of South Georgia are a colorful group both in striking feathers and the many interesting behaviors.
Here's an article which got our attention.
As the whales migrate from Antarctic waters to the Arctic and back again, they currently face a miriad of challenges.
On this particular voyage to Antarctica the giant petrels commanded my attention!
Fly-cruises are becoming a popular way to see Antarctica and more ships are offering that option which you can find on our website (just do a trip search and choose fly-cruise in the destination dr
Sometimes we forget how much we are missing! While we see thousands of penguins, hundreds of birds and many whales and seals, we don't get to see what's going on UNDER the water.
"One hundred years ago this December, the world waited breathlessly to hear who would reach the South Pole first – the dashing Captain Robert Scott, or the determined Norwegian, Roald Amundsen." Se
We missed our zodiac landing this afternoon due to high wind conditions at both our primary and secondary landing sites. What a treat it turned out to be.