The Antarctic Cruise - wild beauty and endless vistas

The image of the Antarctic is defined by bizarre landscapes, ice-blue glaciers and unusual animal life. Discover this amazing continent on the Antarctic Cruise and experience unforgettable moments.

Antarctic Cruises - where they happen and when to go

The Antarctic is a term used to describe the landmass and ocean regions around the South Pole.

The continent, with its area of roughly 13.2 million square kilometres, is subdivided into West and East Antarctica and is delimited by the southern polar circle.

The best time for an Antarctic Cruise is the Antarctic summer from November to March.

The Antarctic Cruise - islands and destinations

The Antarctic Cruise takes you from South America through the famous Drake Passage to the Antarctic Peninsula, known for its breathtaking landscapes and diversity of animal species.

You can, for example, go to Seymour Island to observe the fascinating lives of Adelie penguins or Antarctic swallows.

Some Antarctic Cruises will take you to Hope Bay, where you will have the opportunity to get to know the Argentine research station of Esperanza.

Half Moon Island is one of the South Shetland Islands, and its colony of chinstrap penguins, one of the world's largest, will set the pulses of animal lovers racing.

Take an Antarctic cruise and experience for yourself the fascination of one of the world's biggest volcanic islands: Deception Island. Have a swim in a crater full of seawater or go on a boat tour of the crater lake

Unforgettable moments await you when you traverse the Lemaire Channel.

Spectacular cliffs of ice tower up 1000 m out of the water.

Antarctic Cruises - a voyage into one of the last remaining natural paradises

The Antarctic Cruise - breathtaking, fantastically beautiful and unforgettable!

However you decide to travel - by luxurious giant cruise ship, middle-sized boat, or embarking on an adventure in an expeditionary steamer - this is one trip you will never forget!



Riviera will start its first Caribbean cruise in Miami
Riviera, which is the newest ship of the Oceania Cruises company, will depart for the first winter cruise from Miami on November 29, 2012.


More cruises in Northern Europe
It is expected that 2012 will be one of the most successful season in the modern history of the cruise traveling for the Northern Europe region. The European Cruise Council (ECC) has estimated that the number of passengers in the current season will increase by 16% compared with 2011 and reach 1 million 490 thousand people.


Norwegian: free cruises for children
Norwegian Cruise Line, the third-largest cruise company in the world, announced a special offer – “Kids Sail Free”. As part of the offer potential customers will be able to book on favorable terms cabins on the cruise ships for themselves and their children – the third and fourth beds in the cabin for the children under 17 years can be booked for free.