For information on History, Wildlife, Weather, Photography in Antarctica and the Arctic, visit our "POLAR INFO" areas
Visit our Flickr Collections for Antarctica and the Arctic with many of our award-winning photos.
Here are some companies and links to their web sites, that we refer people to all the time to help prepare for their next great journey...
We recommend that you purchase a travel protection plan to protect your trip investment and yourself while traveling. AVAILABLE FOR US RESIDENTS ONLY.
To get a quote and purchase travel protection now click here.
When researching flights we recommend you get a quote from Exito Travel. Polar Cruises expertise is in Antarctica & the Arctic offering you firsthand knowledge, experience and personalized service. The people at Exito offer a similar expertise for your flight arrangements. They have 20 years of experience as worldwide flight specialists offering competitive rates and personalized service. And by booking your flights with a human being you will have a direct contact if things go awry.
To get a quote on flights, please submit a request to Exito Travel by using the following link:
Complete polar outfitting from Ship to Shore and New Headings:
• Clothing for your Voyage including parkas, base layers and waterproof outerwear
• Find all the gear you’ll need for your Arctic or Antarctica voyage
Sierra Trading Post (opens in new window) has clothing, boots and more.
Patagonia (opens in new window) offers excellent outdoors adventures clothing.
We highly recommend Longitude Books (opens in new window) because they specialize in quality books
for our specific travel destinations.
Binoculars are a MUST HAVE on any Antarctica or Arctic trip. Here's a great comparison of the various binoculars available:
(Often referred to as Wellies or gumboots)
Cabela’s (opens in new window)
Muck Boots Online (opens in new window)