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Antarctica & Arctic Travel Experiences

Truly bucket list destinations, a visit to the polar regions will live in your memory forever.  Nowhere on earth compares to the unique scenic beauty and vistas, untamed wilderness, and unabashed wildlife that surrounds you on a daily basis. The wildlife viewing travel experts at Accent on Travel will make sure you are at the right place at the right time to truly experience the best of Antarctica expeditions and Arctic voyages.

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Antarctica Cruise Vacations & Experiences

Visiting Antarctica is limited to just a few months a year when summer’s warmth melts the surrounding waters allowing ships to come and go. Penguins gather along the shoreline by the thousands, seals and whales fill the seas, and you are a guest to view this amazing life cycle on the coldest continent on Earth. The history of Antarctica explorations come to life during evening presentations. This is a dream come true destination for wildlife lovers, botanists, biologists, geologists, and photographers. Let Accent on Travel be your guide in making this once-in-a-lifetime experience truly perfect!

Arctic Vacations & Experiences

Crossing into the Arctic circle is a historic moment for many, but exploring the coastlines of the Arctic in search of walrus and polar bears is even more momentous. By way of your Arctic cruise ship, you will visit some of the most remote towns in the world in wonder of their capacity to deal with the harsh climate and limited access to creature comforts. If you are interested, the travel advisors at Accent on Travel can time your visit for a better chance to see the night sky coming alive with the mystical Northern Lights. Perhaps viewing the Northern Lights while overnighting in a glass-domed room is on your wish list of travel experiences? We can make that exclusive vacation happen for you!

 

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Must see

  • Humpback Whales
  • Penguins (South)
  • Icebergs
  • Polar Bears (North)
  • Northern Lights

FAQ'S

What is the best time to go to Antarctica and the Arctic?
November to March is the summer in Antarctica, which allows the ships passage through the melted ice and allows you to enjoy viewing the unique wildlife during the longer daylight hours. Wildlife spotting in the Arctic is better between June and August when land animals are more active, while later summer months give the opportunity to spot the Aurora Borealis if you’re lucky. Speak to our team today and allow us to create the ideal journey at the right time of year to suit your travel preferences for travel to Antarctica and the Arctic.
How long should a cruise to Antarctica or the Arctic be?
Cruises in Antarctica range from 6 days with the flight/cruise package to 21 days to include exploring South Georgia Island, a haven of wildlife activity. Cruises to the Arctic will range between 7 and 21 days, depending on how many other destinations the cruise line’s ship itinerary. At Accent on Travel, our expert luxury travel advisors can help to create the ideal voyage length and itinerary to match your preferences.
What are Antarctica and the Arctic most known for?
Antarctica is best known as the southernmost continent, filled with the most stunning natural views travelers will ever see. Ice sheets, glaciers, and varied wildlife, including a wide variety of penguins including the beautiful Emperor penguins, killer whales and leopard seals. The Arctic, too, is home to unique wildlife, including polar bears, Arctic foxes, and various whale species. It is also a prime location to witness the spectacular Northern Lights phenomenon.
Which cruise lines go to Antarctica and the Arctic?
Many of the world's oldest and leading exploration and luxury cruise lines sail to Antarctica including Lindblad, Ponant, Hurtigruten/HX, Silversea, Viking Cruises, Quark Expeditions, Abercrombie & Kent, and Seabourn. The Arctic is visited by a wider variety of ships to include Cunard, Princess, Oceania Cruises, Hurtigruten, and Holland America Line as they include the Arctic in their world cruise itineraries and transatlantic cruises.

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