Category: Epic Adventures

Antarctic cruises

To Cruise or Voyage? Setting the record straight

If I had collected a pound for every time a conversation about Antarctica had begun with ‘We don’t normally go cruising’, my wife would be truly happy. In fact, it’s such a common prelude that setting the record straight feels distinctly overdue. So this is my attempt to, and perhaps along the way to debunk […]

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Next Season’s Dates & Rates

Swoop works in close collaboration with 13 partners, collectively operating a total of 19 different vessels, and we’re committed to keeping our customers as up-to-date as possible on the release of new dates and rates.  Below you’ll find information explaining: When will new dates & rates be released? What are the advantages of waiting for […]

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Sandra’s Luxury Antarctic Cruise

Sandra returned in December from a 10 day Luxury Cruise in Antarctica aboard the Silver Explorer. Here she tells us about her experiences on the trip and in booking with Swoop Antarctica & our partners… What was your experience of Swoop Antarctica? When I first started my search for a cruise to Antarctica, I started […]

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Antarctic cruises

Kayaking in Antarctica

Imagine the swish of water as it passes your hull, or the clack of brash ice against your paddle blade.  Skim past penguin rookeries and seals sleeping on passing ice floes.  Bumping through the ice, gliding across a glassy bay with the mountains and glaciers reflected in the water, or close encounters with wildlife are […]

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Dorothy’s Antarctic Peninsula Cruise

Dorothy and her husband returned in February from an 11 day Cruise to the Antarctic Peninsula. Here she tells us about her experiences on the trip… Was the Plancius a good base for your expedition? Yes definitely. We originally booked on the Ortelius but were asked to switch to Plancius (as Ortelius had been completely booked by a large group.) While […]

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Antarctic cruises

Last Minute Cruises March 2014

We’ve found all of the cruises in March 2014 which still have availability. They range from 10 to 20 days and from around $4,000 to just over $17,000. Please do get in touch as we’d love to help answer any of your questions or help plan your trip. Look out for discounts of up to 20%! 8th March     12 […]

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