Take an adventure many have only dreamed of. Explore this big white 'desert' in comfort

Breathtaking mountains, glaciers and fjords; astonishing colours and sounds; unique wildlife, such as the Emperor Penguin and leopard seal, as well as research stations and historical points of interest – the White Continent offers an awe-inspiring, once in a lifetime experience.

With visits limited to the Southern hemisphere’s summer months, the continent of snow and ice remains pretty inaccessible and relatively untouched.

We work with a good choice of expedition vessels – from smaller ships to icebreakers – which offer a range of adventure and comfort, visiting both the area to the south of Tierra del Fuego and the more remote South Shetland Islands, Falklands and South Georgia.

All itineraries are individually designed, but as a guide, we can arrange a 7 day itinerary in Antarctica (not including flights) from £8000.


As every one of the holidays we create is truly tailor-made, all of our clients come back with different and interesting stories. We love to hear from our clients on their return to find out about their most memorable moments. Our Destination Experts are also always travelling to our extraordinary destinations and every trip allows us to refine and add value to our clients' future experiences.

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Journey to the Antarctic Circle

After being too cold to go outside on their second landing, Anna Atkinson didn't know what was in store for the rest of the day. Did she make it to the Antarctic Circle?

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Breathtaking Scenery

Paticio Zamorano has seen many places around the world, but travelling to Antarctica was an adventure like nothing he had experienced before.

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Places to Stay

At c+l, we have no vested interest in the hotels and lodges which we select - we review everything and choose the best for a particular client. And because we visit our three regions on a regular basis and have detailed conversations with over 90% of our clients on their return, our choices can be refined continually. The choice of what is best for the client is our only consideration.

The Sea Explorer Antarctica

Hebridean Sky, Antarctic Cruise

Following in the footsteps of renowned pioneers such as Scott and Shackleton, any adventure to the White Continent will be a magical experience but what makes this different to their journey will be the comfort you will experience aboard The Sea Explorer.

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The Silver Explorer

There is no more luxurious a home to traverse the icy seas in search of adventure on the frozen wonderland on the Southern most continent, than the stylish and majestic Silversea expedition ship, The Silver Explorer.

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We know Antarctica better than most. The possibilities are endless and ever-changing. On the map below, we have plotted some of our current favourite places to stay, some c+l highlights and a few pertinent client stories. And you can see if there is a team member travelling in that particular country and link through to them and what they are up to, so you can get them to call you on their return.

Best time to visit

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Best time to go

Best visited from November through to February when the ice makes it possible to get into true Antarctica and, for the more adventurous trips, when activities on land and pack ice are most extensive. Antarctica combines well with the South of Argentina and the South of Chile.

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Our well travelled Destination Experts have extensive first hand knowledge of their destinations and can open doors that others simply can’t.