Book Incredible Cruises to Antarctica and the Arctic

November 1, 2022 - 
November 2, 2022 - 
November 19, 2022 - 
November 28, 2022 - 
November 20, 2023 - 
Emperor penguins group
January 14, 2023 - 
Emperor penguins group
February 5, 2023 - 
Emperor penguins group
January 6, 2024 - 
Emperor penguins group
February 9, 2024 - 
December 17, 2023 - 
December 19, 2023 - 
December 19, 2022 - 

Visiting Antarctica in January

January is an ideal time to visit Antarctica for those looking to experience the region’s wildlife, unique landscapes, and outdoor activities. However, it’s essential to note that weather conditions in Antarctica can be unpredictable, so it’s always best to check with your travel provider before booking your trip.

5 Reasons to Visit Antarctica in January

1. Weather

January is the warmest month in Antarctica, with temperatures ranging from around -5°C to 5°C (23°F to 41°F). The weather is generally stable during this time, making it easier to travel and explore the region.

2. Wildlife

January is the height of the Antarctic summer, and the wildlife is incredibly active. Penguin chicks are starting to fledge, and seals and whales are plentiful. This is an ideal time for wildlife enthusiasts to visit Antarctica.

3. Activities

 This month is an excellent time for outdoor activities such as kayaking, hiking, and camping. The weather is generally more stable, and the days are longer, making it easier to enjoy these activities.

4. Scenery

January is an ideal time to see Antarctica’s stunning landscapes, with the sun shining low on the horizon, creating beautiful light for photography and sightseeing.

5. Research Stations

 Many of the research stations in Antarctica are fully operational during January, and some offer tours and visits to learn about the research being conducted on the continent.

Camp on Antarctica

Guests may have the opportunity to camp on the continent 


Antarctica Cruises in January

Antarctica – Discovery and learning voyage

This Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands cruise delivers you into a landscape of rugged rock, pure white snow, and a fantastic variety of wildlife. See whales, seals, and thousands of penguins.
$ 8,650

Celebrating Antarctica

Our extensive experience navigating its shifting sea, ice and wind will ensure that you make the most of your journey. Prepare yourself for towering icebergs, awe-inspiring wildlife, and historical sites that will take you back in time.
$ 10,705

Polar Circle Air-Cruise

The Polar Circle air-cruise is one of the most adventurous expeditions that we offer. Our main objective on this air-cruise expedition is to try and reach the Antarctic Polar Circle located at approximately 66° south of the equator.
$ 18,495

Ready to Book Your Polar Expedition?

 Contact Polar Holidays to schedule a free consultation with one of our booking specialists today!