Our Best Antarctica Cruises 2021

We've rounded up some of our most popular 2021 trips, to help you decide the course of your adventure in the White Continent.

High Season Antarctic Cruises 2021

Between December and February, wildlife and weather in the Antarctic are both at their best. The austral summer is in full swing in December, bringing warmer temperatures and longer days with more sightings of seals and the arrival of humpbacks. In January, fluffy penguin chicks chase their parents along the shoreline, seeking out food, while baby seals enjoy the warmer conditions. Humpback and minke whales and orcas also frequent the waters in great numbers. February is likewise a very active month. Penguin chicks are growing in curiosity and learning to swim, leopard seals are predating, and whale spotting season is at its height.

Shoulder Season Antarctic Cruises 2021

November is an exciting time of year to be in Antarctica as it's the start of summer when everything seems to be waking up from the long and dark winter. Penguin rookeries are a hive of activity whilst elephant seals are busy battling on South Georgia Island. Come March, as the winter draws closer, you can expect the closest encounters with whales. Watch waddling groups of penguin adolescents and experience an increase in predator activity.

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