IT’S A VOYAGE, NOT A CRUISE

A TRANSFORMATIVE JOURNEY OF MIND, BODY, AND SPIRIT

STATE OF THE ART SMALL SHIPS

FOCUSING THE ATTENTION OF 75 CREW ON JUST OVER 100 GUESTS

MODERN-DAY EXPLORERS

CREATING EXPERIENCES AS RICH AND IMMERSIVE AS THE LAND ITSELF

WONDERFULLY UNPREDICTABLE

MAKING EACH VOYAGE UNIQUELY OURS, AND YOURS

SERIOUS ABOUT HAVING FUN

ONE REASON 98.7% OF GUESTS WOULD RECOMMEND US TO A FRIEND

IT’S A VOYAGE, NOT A CRUISE

A TRANSFORMATIVE JOURNEY OF MIND, BODY, AND SPIRIT

STATE OF THE ART SMALL SHIPS

FOCUSING THE ATTENTION OF 75 CREW ON JUST OVER 100 GUESTS

MODERN-DAY EXPLORERS

CREATING EXPERIENCES AS RICH AND IMMERSIVE AS THE LAND ITSELF

WONDERFULLY UNPREDICTABLE

MAKING EACH VOYAGE UNIQUELY OURS, AND YOURS

SERIOUS ABOUT HAVING FUN

ONE REASON 98.7% OF GUESTS WOULD RECOMMEND US TO A FRIEND
humpback whale in Antarctica

Whale Science Voyage

Five scientists, dozens of humpbacks, and all the fun of an outstanding Antarctic voyage.

Hebridean Sky

Our Ships

Our state-of-the-art ships provide the highest level of comfort and style.

passengers exploring Shackleton's route

Itineraries

All Antarctica journeys are not created equal.

Seb Coulthard talking to passengers

Our Team

An experienced team that feels more like a family.

Best Product in Polar Travel

This is the best product in polar travel. It is the perfect balance of luxury and expedition – there’s nothing that comes close to it.

Sarah G.
Peninsula, 2018

Luxurious and Comfortable

I had no idea how luxurious and comfortable this trip would be. Incredible service and food. Expedition Staff taught us so much, making the trip memorable. It’s clear that they are genuinely excited about the adventure.

Rich R.
Peninsula, 2018

Glowing Reports

I just wanted to let you know that I’ve been getting nothing but GLOWING reports on the voyage from all 11 of our clients. Thank you and your team for doing such a wonderful job.

Urs H.
GeoEx

I’ll never be the same

I crossed the Antarctic Circle, and I don’t think I’ll ever be the same. The ship, the staff, the expedition crew, and the ADVENTURE were all absolutely top-notch. I will absolutely be cruising with Polar Latitudes again!

Laura B.
Crossing the Antarctic Circle, 2018

Simply Out of This World

This experience equals and exceeds any of our prior expedition voyages. The ship was beautiful, the hotel staff were wonderful and attentive, the crew kept us safe even in some rough seas, and the expedition staff was simply out of this world.

Frank & Karen W.
Peninsula, 2016

Best Cruise Ever

I’ve been on about six big ship cruises and two river cruises, so when I say this was the BCE (Best Cruise Ever) it’s the highest compliment I can manage.

David M.
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica, 2016

Experience of a Lifetime

It was truly the experience of a lifetime. Thank you to every single member of the Expedition Team, each one of which was a superb representative of Polar Latitudes.

Brian and Philippa G.
FSG 2014

Smaller Ship Size

An outstanding expedition.  …We chose Polar Latitudes because we liked the smaller ship size and adventure options.

Chris C.
Peninsula, 2014

Best Possible Experience

There really aren’t enough superlatives to describe our recent voyage. We were blessed with excellent weather and the expedition team ably led by Hayley were efficient and enthusiastic, ensuring we all had the best possible experience.

Chris H.
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica, 2017

Highly Recommend

Just finished a most memorable and epic holiday on the Hebridean Sky! Wonderful expedition crew led by Hayley Shephard, gorgeous weather, every landing achieved and wildlife in abundance. Highly recommend this company, ship, and itinerary.

Juliet L.
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica, 2017

Kayaking was Magical

The kayaking experience was magical. Being eye level with the whales and ice was truly breathtaking.

Lisa F.
Peninsula, 2016

10 out of 10

To sum it all up…it was the best trip we have ever taken!! It was a 10 out of 10!!!

Lisa F.
Peninsula, 2016

Bucket List Trip

Fun and super-nice passengers, impressive and nimble expedition staff, flawless hotel & catering crew… Polar Latitudes exceeded my high expectations on this bucket-list trip!

Vanessa A.
Peninsula, 2016

Adventure Tourism at its Very Best

Spectacular scenery and service, this is the expedition of a lifetime. Thank you to the staff and crew for making it so incredible. Adventure tourism at its very best.

Dawn C.
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica, 2017

Great Adventure

There are not enough good things to say about the ship, the expedition team, the crew, the safety, the comfort, and mostly the great adventure that unfolded for us thanks to all of their efforts.

Tricia C.
Peninsula, 2018

Trip was Flawless

The trip was flawless – absolutely no glitches with hotels or ship operations.  Excellent food. Very friendly and helpful staff, both expedition team and ship staff.  We were astonished at the quality and diversity of backgrounds of the expedition team.

Marc R.
Peninsula, 2017

Amazing Expedition Staff

The expedition staff was AMAZING. They were so kind and had answers to every question. I cannot say enough about all staff.

Amber W.
Peninsula, 2015

Wonderful Kayaking Experience

They kayak guides provided a wonderful, safe and informative kayaking experience. Their soothing confidence helped me really relax and enjoy the ride.

Anna F.
Peninsula, 2015

Best Trip Possible

Loved the flexibility of this voyage and the eagerness of all on board to ensure I had the best trip possible!

Annette B.
Peninsula, 2016

Amazing Staff

The staff were amazing. The combination of knowledge, friendliness, competence was quite remarkable. Support staff were 100% great

Betsy E.
Peninsula, 2015

Small Ship Experience

This has been our 1st smaller ship/expedition experience and we loved every minute. It was so special to sit down with the crew members at mealtime and get to know them, even the Captain mingled with passengers (and washed boots), this is something we have never seen on the big ship cruises.

Bonita J.
Falklands, South Georgia, & Antarctica, 2017

Knowledgable Crew

The crew instilled a genuine sense of enthusiasm & passion right from the beginning and I was really impressed by the breadth of knowledge they shared among them. It was great to connect more personally with them over dinner and drinks. Thank you for an incredible experience. I will remember this forever.

Ciara O.
Peninsula, 2015

Exceeded Expectations

Everything exceeded my expectations. All staff and crew were friendly, lovely. They made this trip very personal.

Cyndy M.
Peninsula, 2015

Exceptional Staff

Absolutely exceptional staff at every level. Hayley was the most fantastic tour leader- enthusiastic, terrific communicator and professional in every avenue. Every member of the Expedition staff also contributed to our wonderful experience.

Denise G.
Peninsula, 2016

Beyond my Imagination

This trip was one of the best trips I have taken. Staff was fabulous, fun, knowledgeable.  We were kept busy with some unique presentations and activities. The zodiac trips were outstanding. The beauty of Antarctica was breathtaking and this voyage was beyond my imagination. Thanks to one and all for the trip of a lifetime.

Helen F.
Peninsula, 2015

Loved the Expedition Team

We loved the enthusiasm and excitement of the [Expedition] team. They truly love what they are doing and work really well together as a team. It was a great adventure for us.

Lorraine D.
Peninsula, 2015

Excellent Voyage

Excellent voyage, excellent staff, knowledgeable presentations. I learned a lot and the voyage exceeded my expectations.

Margaret D.
Peninsula, 2016

Top Notch Voyage

Top notch voyage. I will highly recommend this company to others.

Mary G.
Peninsula, 2015

Truly Wonderful Trip

This was truly a wonderful trip because of the amazing staff. From the moment I stepped on the ship we were so well taken care of. Words cannot express my gratitude.

Nalini N.
Peninsula, 2015

All the Right Decisions

The ship crew and expedition team made all the right decisions to maximize our experience while keeping us safe. They built credibility and trust rapidly.

Neil M.
Peninsula, 2015

Fantastic Job

We found the entire expedition team to be knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. They did a fantastic job and I will recommend Polar Latitudes to anyone I know who is interested in traveling to Antarctica.

Anonymous
Peninsula, 2015

Loved Every Minute

It was amazing. We loved every minute. Amazing team of energetic professionals!

Peter C.
Falklands, South Georgia, & Antarctica, 2017

Outstanding in Every Way

We found the Expedition Team to be outstanding in every way. Friendly, knowledgeable, safety cautious, entertaining. An all around excellent team.

Wendy B.
Peninsula, 2016

The Best Trip I’ve Ever Been On

The things that we saw and experienced on the peninsula will never leave me. This was, hands-down, the best trip I’ve ever been on. I feel moved, inspired, fascinated, awed and incredibly, deeply privileged.

Sarah G.
Peninsula, 2018

Everything was first rate

Everything was first rate – Hebridean Sky, Expedition Team, ship staff and crew, dining room and lectures. A wonderful trip, crossing the Antarctic Circle, multiple landing sites and zodiac tours, cooperative weather, great passengers and so much more.

Terri S.
Crossing the Antarctic Circle, 2018

Commitment to Citizen Science

We are so impressed with the commitment Polar Latitudes shows by investing in Citizen Science to make Antarctica a better place! For whale science in Antarctica, getting photos and data from Polar Latitudes voyages is a great resource, and we know participants love it too.

Ted Cheeseman
HappyWhale

Deeply Grateful

I am deeply grateful for the wonderful partnership [with Polar Latitudes] engaging visitors in this environment, fulfilling scientific data gaps in current climate research, and inspiring a new community of Antarctic Ambassadors!

Allison Lee
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Valuable Observations

Thank you for helping us get these valuable [atmospheric] observations and sharing our passion for clouds!

Tina Rogerson
NASA GLOBE Observer

This is the best product in polar travel. It is the perfect balance of luxury and expedition – there’s nothing that comes close to it.

Sarah G.
Peninsula, 2018

I had no idea how luxurious and comfortable this trip would be. Incredible service and food. Expedition Staff taught us so much, making the trip memorable. It’s clear that they are genuinely excited about the adventure.

Rich R.
Peninsula, 2018

I just wanted to let you know that I’ve been getting nothing but GLOWING reports on the voyage from all 11 of our clients. Thank you and your team for doing such a wonderful job.

Urs H.
GeoEx

I crossed the Antarctic Circle, and I don’t think I’ll ever be the same. The ship, the staff, the expedition crew, and the ADVENTURE were all absolutely top-notch. I will absolutely be cruising with Polar Latitudes again!

Laura B.
Crossing the Antarctic Circle, 2018

This experience equals and exceeds any of our prior expedition voyages. The ship was beautiful, the hotel staff were wonderful and attentive, the crew kept us safe even in some rough seas, and the expedition staff was simply out of this world.

Frank & Karen W.
Peninsula, 2016

I’ve been on about six big ship cruises and two river cruises, so when I say this was the BCE (Best Cruise Ever) it’s the highest compliment I can manage.

David M.
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica, 2016

It was truly the experience of a lifetime. Thank you to every single member of the Expedition Team, each one of which was a superb representative of Polar Latitudes.

Brian and Philippa G.
FSG 2014

An outstanding expedition.  …We chose Polar Latitudes because we liked the smaller ship size and adventure options.

Chris C.
Peninsula, 2014

There really aren’t enough superlatives to describe our recent voyage. We were blessed with excellent weather and the expedition team ably led by Hayley were efficient and enthusiastic, ensuring we all had the best possible experience.

Chris H.
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica, 2017

Just finished a most memorable and epic holiday on the Hebridean Sky! Wonderful expedition crew led by Hayley Shephard, gorgeous weather, every landing achieved and wildlife in abundance. Highly recommend this company, ship, and itinerary.

Juliet L.
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica, 2017

The kayaking experience was magical. Being eye level with the whales and ice was truly breathtaking.

Lisa F.
Peninsula, 2016

To sum it all up…it was the best trip we have ever taken!! It was a 10 out of 10!!!

Lisa F.
Peninsula, 2016

Fun and super-nice passengers, impressive and nimble expedition staff, flawless hotel & catering crew… Polar Latitudes exceeded my high expectations on this bucket-list trip!

Vanessa A.
Peninsula, 2016

Spectacular scenery and service, this is the expedition of a lifetime. Thank you to the staff and crew for making it so incredible. Adventure tourism at its very best.

Dawn C.
Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica, 2017

There are not enough good things to say about the ship, the expedition team, the crew, the safety, the comfort, and mostly the great adventure that unfolded for us thanks to all of their efforts.

Tricia C.
Peninsula, 2018

The trip was flawless – absolutely no glitches with hotels or ship operations.  Excellent food. Very friendly and helpful staff, both expedition team and ship staff.  We were astonished at the quality and diversity of backgrounds of the expedition team.

Marc R.
Peninsula, 2017

The expedition staff was AMAZING. They were so kind and had answers to every question. I cannot say enough about all staff.

Amber W.
Peninsula, 2015

They kayak guides provided a wonderful, safe and informative kayaking experience. Their soothing confidence helped me really relax and enjoy the ride.

Anna F.
Peninsula, 2015

Loved the flexibility of this voyage and the eagerness of all on board to ensure I had the best trip possible!

Annette B.
Peninsula, 2016

The staff were amazing. The combination of knowledge, friendliness, competence was quite remarkable. Support staff were 100% great

Betsy E.
Peninsula, 2015

This has been our 1st smaller ship/expedition experience and we loved every minute. It was so special to sit down with the crew members at mealtime and get to know them, even the Captain mingled with passengers (and washed boots), this is something we have never seen on the big ship cruises.

Bonita J.
Falklands, South Georgia, & Antarctica, 2017

The crew instilled a genuine sense of enthusiasm & passion right from the beginning and I was really impressed by the breadth of knowledge they shared among them. It was great to connect more personally with them over dinner and drinks. Thank you for an incredible experience. I will remember this forever.

Ciara O.
Peninsula, 2015

Everything exceeded my expectations. All staff and crew were friendly, lovely. They made this trip very personal.

Cyndy M.
Peninsula, 2015

Absolutely exceptional staff at every level. Hayley was the most fantastic tour leader- enthusiastic, terrific communicator and professional in every avenue. Every member of the Expedition staff also contributed to our wonderful experience.

Denise G.
Peninsula, 2016

This trip was one of the best trips I have taken. Staff was fabulous, fun, knowledgeable.  We were kept busy with some unique presentations and activities. The zodiac trips were outstanding. The beauty of Antarctica was breathtaking and this voyage was beyond my imagination. Thanks to one and all for the trip of a lifetime.

Helen F.
Peninsula, 2015

We loved the enthusiasm and excitement of the [Expedition] team. They truly love what they are doing and work really well together as a team. It was a great adventure for us.

Lorraine D.
Peninsula, 2015

Excellent voyage, excellent staff, knowledgeable presentations. I learned a lot and the voyage exceeded my expectations.

Margaret D.
Peninsula, 2016

Top notch voyage. I will highly recommend this company to others.

Mary G.
Peninsula, 2015

This was truly a wonderful trip because of the amazing staff. From the moment I stepped on the ship we were so well taken care of. Words cannot express my gratitude.

Nalini N.
Peninsula, 2015

The ship crew and expedition team made all the right decisions to maximize our experience while keeping us safe. They built credibility and trust rapidly.

Neil M.
Peninsula, 2015

We found the entire expedition team to be knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. They did a fantastic job and I will recommend Polar Latitudes to anyone I know who is interested in traveling to Antarctica.

Anonymous
Peninsula, 2015

It was amazing. We loved every minute. Amazing team of energetic professionals!

Peter C.
Falklands, South Georgia, & Antarctica, 2017

We found the Expedition Team to be outstanding in every way. Friendly, knowledgeable, safety cautious, entertaining. An all around excellent team.

Wendy B.
Peninsula, 2016

The things that we saw and experienced on the peninsula will never leave me. This was, hands-down, the best trip I’ve ever been on. I feel moved, inspired, fascinated, awed and incredibly, deeply privileged.

Sarah G.
Peninsula, 2018

Everything was first rate – Hebridean Sky, Expedition Team, ship staff and crew, dining room and lectures. A wonderful trip, crossing the Antarctic Circle, multiple landing sites and zodiac tours, cooperative weather, great passengers and so much more.

Terri S.
Crossing the Antarctic Circle, 2018

We are so impressed with the commitment Polar Latitudes shows by investing in Citizen Science to make Antarctica a better place! For whale science in Antarctica, getting photos and data from Polar Latitudes voyages is a great resource, and we know participants love it too.

Ted Cheeseman
HappyWhale

I am deeply grateful for the wonderful partnership [with Polar Latitudes] engaging visitors in this environment, fulfilling scientific data gaps in current climate research, and inspiring a new community of Antarctic Ambassadors!

Allison Lee
Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Thank you for helping us get these valuable [atmospheric] observations and sharing our passion for clouds!

Tina Rogerson
NASA GLOBE Observer
Homeward Bound Women in Science Initiative

Women in Science

Polar Latitudes is proud to be the exclusive Antarctic operator (starting in 2019) for the Homeward Bound leadership, strategy, and science initiative for women, which aims to heighten the influence and impact of women in science on the policy decisions that shape our planet.

Antarctic kayakers navigating around iceberg

Adventure Activities

Kayak through the ice, sleep under the stars, participate in important scientific research, and bring home the stunning photographs that capture it all. Our Adventure Activities are one of the reasons people universally say that ours was one of the most fun trips they've ever been on.

On board auctions donate to Antarctic charities

Giving Back

Our on-board Auctions support organizations like the South Georgia Heritage Trust, the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust, and the Scott Polar Research Institute.