By: Marcie Dasher, CTA and Senior Travel Consultant
Wow! I just knew this Antarctica expedition cruise with Ponant was going to be the trip of a lifetime filled with surprises and wonders I couldn’t even imagine or anticipate, and boy was I right! This was my first expedition cruise and it will not be my last.
So many times incredible travel experiences involve visiting exotic locations that don’t have basic amenities, much less luxury. With Silversea cruises, you don’t have to forego the travel experience for the luxury- they go hand in hand where personalized service and amenities meets uniquely immersive experiences. Their small cruise ships mean they can get to more unique ports, especially on expedition cruises that bring you closer in to the location, culture, and natural beauty of some of the most remote places on earth. Here are 3 places to cruise to on a Silversea expedition.
When experiencing Antarctica with Abercrombie & Kent, guests know they will be treated with high-touch service, elegant comforts and sophisticated design. Because Antarctica is a dynamic environment and like no place on earth, it’s difficult to picture what to expect. To help, read an account of a day in Antarctica to taste what’s in store on your journey.
Jaw-dropping and off the map, it draws adventures for a deeply rewarding experience unlike any other. The magic of the White Continent inspires many people to travel and no one gives you a better experience than Abercrombie & Kent. Abercrombie & Kent Antarctica Peninsula cruises take place during the summer months of December and January. This is because the Antarctica seasons are reversed from the northern hemisphere and winter occurs during the months of June through August. Packing for Antarctica doesn’t have to be hard or confusing, especially when you read our guide! Read on what to pack for Antarctica and what surprise freebies you get when going to Antarctica with Abercrombie & Kent.
Experience another level of Antarctica, South Georgia & the Falkland Islands. The gleaming white ice and sapphire blue waters are all running rampant with wildlife. Wander shorelines teeming with penguin rookeries and gaze at the krill welling up from the deep icy waters. Guest may choose to embark on a panoramic voyage that includes the biodiverse environment of South Georgia and the unspoiled Falklands before, heading to the wild shores of Antarctica. Prepare to be awestruck by the level of Antarctica abundance.