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Why Choose a Trip to Antarctica with AdventureSmith

Choosing a trip to Antarctica with AdventureSmith means choosing an award-winning company that boasts the best selection of Antarctica vacations and tours. Thousands of travelers have trusted our Antarctic expedition specialists to help them choose, book and plan the right Antarctica trip at the best price. We are award-winning U.S.-based experts with decades of combined experience with Antarctica vacations. Our professional crew will help you with everything you need for an all-inclusive trip to Antarctica. Why book your trip to Antarctica with AdventureSmith Explorations?

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Work with one Adventure Specialist to research, purchase & prepare for your trip to Antarctica.

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Knowledge

We are well traveled & savvy to the latest in Antarctica vacations, including new Antarctic trips & boat tours.

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Experience

Antarctica kayak tours, camping, skiing… Our staff has experience doing it all & can match your activity interests.

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Value

Take advantage of early-booking deals, discounted flights & other perks. We’re here to help you save.

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Antarctica Vacation Packages

We offer all-inclusive, fully guided tours and Antarctica vacations. Boat tours to Antarctica are at the heart of your trip. Our all-inclusive tour packages to Antarctica from the USA and Canada can include flights, transfers, pre- and post-cruise overnights, and trip extensions throughout South America. Book a trip package with AdventureSmith for a seamless and worry-free Antarctica vacation.

Many Antarctica vacations are specialized to focus on a particular landscape or style of travel. For instance, Antarctic Circle tours aim to cross the latitude at which the sun never sets. Some boat tours to Antarctica strive to view majestic emperor penguin colonies. Antarctic tours to the Falkland Islands and South Georgia Island venture beyond the Antarctic Peninsula. Some trips fly to Antarctica over the Drake Passage one way or round-trip. And Antarctica luxury cruises pair five-star suites and fine dining with adventure. Boat tours to Antarctica are as diverse as the polar landscape. 

Group of kayakers paddles past an enormous iceberg in calm seas on an Antarctica trip.

Antarctica Adventure Trips

For travelers seeking more activity, we offer a range of Antarctic adventure trips. Hiking and Antarctic kayak tours explore farther and longer in search of wildlife and solitude. Antarctic camping trips allow adventurous guests to overnight on the continent. Antarctica ski touring can be arranged for skiers and snowboarders seeking the ultimate backcountry adventure.

Additional Antarctica adventure trips include mountaineering, cross-country skiing, ice climbing, snowshoeing, scuba diving and trekking. Adventure holidays in Antarctica are the most active way to explore up close. Many activities book far in advance so plan ahead when considering your Antarctic adventure trip. 

Guests on a Zodiac scenic cruising by massive white and blue icebergs in Antarctica.

Planning Antarctica Trips in Changing Times

With constantly changing requirements, allow us to be your trusted resource for the latest information on Antarctica 2022 and beyond. It’s not easy to juggle the requirements of international travel, especially to a place as remote as Antarctica. Let our team be your guide to all you need to know about Antarctica COVID travel guidelines as they evolve. And to book your expedition with peace of mind working with our experts.

“Walk among penguins, kayak alongside icebergs or just sit and listen to the symphony of sounds this amazing landscape has to offer.”

Climate

Trips to Antarctica

Temperature & Rainfall

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Avg. High (F)363432332829242225293234
Avg. Low (F)332826242219151617222529
Avg. Rainfall (Inches)2.12.32.72.82.51.81.61.822.61.91.5
Avg. Daylight (Hours)1614.512.510.598810121415.516.5

Antarctica Vacation Season

Antarctica weather is a lesson in extremes. Antarctica is the world’s coldest, windiest and driest continent. However, during the South Polar summer months when Antarctica tours operate (November-March) the winds subside considerably and the weather is surprisingly comfortable, averaging between 20 and 50 degrees F. The climate data listed above is for the Antarctic Peninsula. Learn more about the best time to visit Antarctica.

Learn More About Antarctica’s Climate

Find more Antarctica climate tables for other popular Antarctic tour stops, including South Georgia and Ushuaia.