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King Penguins - A Colorful Sort

King Penguins - A Colorful Sort

The King penguins of South Georgia are a colorful group both in striking feathers and the many interesting behaviors.

Antarctica - Giant Petrels - Raptors You Don't Want to Mess With!

Antarctica - Giant Petrels - Raptors You Don't Want to Mess With!

On this particular voyage to Antarctica the giant petrels commanded my attention!

Antarctic Travel - Why you should sail the southern ocean!

Antarctic Travel - Why you should sail the southern ocean!

Fly-cruises are becoming a popular way to see Antarctica and more ships are offering that option which you can find on our website (just do a trip search and choose fly-cruise in the destination dr

Client feedback from an Antarctica cruise

Client feedback from an Antarctica cruise

Here's an email one of our clients sent a few days ago. This was a well-written example of the hundreds of letters we get a year from our amazing and enthusiastic clients.

Ross Sea photo impressions by client Valerie from Saskatoon, Canada

Ross Sea photo impressions by client Valerie from Saskatoon, Canada

"One hundred years ago this December, the world waited breathlessly to hear who would reach the South Pole first – the dashing Captain Robert Scott, or the determined Norwegian, Roald Amundsen." Se

Awe-Inspiring Beauty of Antarctica

Awe-Inspiring Beauty of Antarctica

We missed our zodiac landing this afternoon due to high wind conditions at both our primary and secondary landing sites. What a treat it turned out to be.

Arctic Travel - Iceland and Geothermal Wonders

Arctic Travel - Iceland and Geothermal Wonders

When you choose an Arctic voyage that includes Iceland plan to spend several days touring the island country when the voyage concludes.

Arctic - Iceland's Birds Escorting Us Home - Expedition part 9

Arctic - Iceland's Birds Escorting Us Home - Expedition part 9

As we bid good-bye to Scoresbysund our environment for the past five days we also said goodbye to the sun.

Exploring Modern Arctic Life - Expedition part 8

Exploring Modern Arctic Life - Expedition part 8

Expedition – Arctic voyage September 14, 2011

Arctic Ice and Ancient Culture - Expedition part 7

Arctic Ice and Ancient Culture - Expedition part 7

Expedition - September 13, 2011 - East Greenland Arctic Adventure continues

Arctic Fast Ice Under the Mid- Autumn Moon - Expedition part 6

Arctic Fast Ice Under the Mid- Autumn Moon - Expedition part 6

September 12, 2011

Hidden Treasures in the Arctic - Expedition part 5

Hidden Treasures in the Arctic - Expedition part 5

September 11, 2011 – Sydkap Peninsula, Scoresbysund East Greenland

Arctic Adventure Travel - Expedition part 4

Arctic Adventure Travel - Expedition part 4

September 10th – Afternoon landing

Arctic Travel Adventure - Expedition part 3

Arctic Travel Adventure - Expedition part 3

Today we landed in East Greenland for the next part of our Arctic adventure!

Arctic Travel Adventure - Expedition part 2

Arctic Travel Adventure - Expedition part 2

Today the ship cruised north through the Svalbard Archipelago.

Arctic Travel Adventure - Expedition September 2011

Arctic Travel Adventure - Expedition September 2011

Spitsbergen - Sept 4, 11 - posted by Sharon Keating

Anticipaton of an Arctic Adventure!

Anticipaton of an Arctic Adventure!

In just two days I am leaving for my voyage aboard the Expedition September 4 – 17 Arctic Highlights and Polar Bears.

All Arctic Travel Adventures are Unique!

All Arctic Travel Adventures are Unique!

Arctic travel requires an open mind.

Antarctic Cruise - The White Continent?

Antarctic Cruise - The White Continent?

Antarctica is known as the white continent and the wildlife is mostly black and white as an adaption for predator avoidance.

There's still time to plan your Antarctic Cruise Adventure This Year!

There's still time to plan your Antarctic Cruise Adventure This Year!

The Ban on heavy fuel oil in Antarctica is good for the environment and hasn’t really impacted small ship expedition cruising in the region.

Talk To An Expert

Pick a few Antarctica or Arctic vacations that appeal to you. Then call us at 888-484-2244 or 541-330-2454 or email us at info@polarcruises.com.

Polar Cruises is located in Bend, Oregon USA – Hours of operation: 9am-5pm M-Th & 9am-4pm Fri Pacific time.

We take the time to learn your travel style and preferences, and then we help you book the best Antarctic or Arctic cruise for you. The goal is to match you with the ship and trip that best meets your travel needs and vacation expectations.