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Polar Cruise Destinations with Barrhead Travel

Polar Cruises

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Discover the beauty of the Arctic or Antarctic with a Polar Regions cruise.

Some of the most remote and unforgiving regions in the world, the Polar Regions nevertheless offer an unforgettable experience for the intrepid traveller. Cruise north from Europe to the Barents Sea and discover the rugged landscapes, fjords and glaciers of Svalbard, Spitsbergen, the Northern Lights and the Land of the Midnight Sun. For the truly adventurous, Antarctica offers the chance to reach the world's last great untouched wilderness, see icebergs calving into the Southern Ocean and spot orcas, elephant seals and colonies of penguins.

Northern Polar region cruises are readily available during the summer months with Fred. Olsen Cruise Line, P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises and more all offering voyages to the Arctic Circle departing directly from the UK. Hurtigruten also offers a selection of cruises to Spitsbergen throughout the year as well as Northern Lights experiences during the winter months. Antarctic cruises usually depart during the winter months and involve flying to Ushuaia in Argentina. Hurtigruten also offers winter voyages to the Antarctic, and Silversea's luxury Silver Explorer also offers voyages to the Antartic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands complete with guided zodiac tours.

Call our friendly cruise consultants today for all the latest Polar cruise deals or to find out more about travelling to the Arctic and Antarctic.