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Feb 01, 2024 - 
Feb 20, 2024
All (sub-)Antarctic highlights in one voyage, with spectacular landing sites on the Falkland Islands and encounters with black-browed albatrosses and rockhopper pinguins. You’ll have the chance to meet at least six different penguin species. You’ll explore the transition fro...
Feb 02, 2024 - 
Feb 21, 2024
All (sub-)Antarctic highlights in one voyage, with spectacular landing sites on the Falkland Islands and encounters with black-browed albatrosses and rockhopper pinguins. You’ll have the chance to meet at least six different penguin species. You’ll explore the transition fro...
Feb 03, 2024 - 
Feb 13, 2024
This Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands cruise delivers you into a landscape of dark rugged rock, pure white snow, and a fantastic variety of wildlife. Come say hello to whales, seals, and thousands of penguins....
Feb 13, 2024 - 
Feb 25, 2024
“Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. We offer “activity modules” which go beyond our normal shore program. The vessel will stay for two or three days at specific locations to serve our active passenge...
Feb 20, 2024 - 
Mar 13, 2024
All (sub-)Antarctic highlights in one voyage, with spectacular landing sites on the Falkland Islands and encounters with black-browed albatrosses and rockhopper pinguins. You’ll have the chance to meet at least six different penguin species. You’ll explore the transition fro...
Feb 25, 2024 - 
Mar 07, 2024
This voyage will take you further south of Antarctica, crossing the Polar Circle. This cruise passes through waters travelled by Humpback, Minke and Fin whales. Anchoring in various spots around the region, the expedition offers the chance to hike, kayak, and dive in the iceberg-heavy w...
Mar 04, 2024 - 
Mar 16, 2024
“Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. We offer “activity modules” which go beyond our normal shore program. The vessel will stay for two or three days at specific locations to serve our active passenge...
Mar 07, 2024 - 
Mar 21, 2024
This expansive expedition takes you into the Antarctic Circle, combining the rich animal life of the Weddell Sea with the surreal shores and islands of the Antarctic Peninsula. Such key landing sites as the legendary Elephant Island and Crystal Sound make this voyage truly exceptional....
Mar 13, 2024 - 
Mar 28, 2024
This voyage explores a number of historically significant Antarctic areas, such as the very rarely visited Bellingshausen Sea, Marguerite Bay, and Alexander Island. We focus on places discovered by Adrien De Gerlache on his Belgian Antarctic Expedition (1897 – 1899) and Jean-Bapti...
Mar 16, 2024 - 
Mar 29, 2024
This Polar Circle and Antarctic Peninsula cruise will take you further south of Antarctica, crossing the Polar Circe. This expedition cruise passes through waters travelled by Humpback, Minke and Fin whales. Anchoring in various spots around the region, the expedition offers the chance ...
Mar 21, 2024 - 
Apr 01, 2024
This voyage will take you further south of Antarctica, crossing the Polar Circle. This cruise passes through waters travelled by Humpback, Minke and Fin whales. Anchoring in various spots around the region, the expedition offers the chance to  dive in the iceberg-heavy waters....
Mar 28, 2024 - 
Apr 20, 2024
The Atlantic Odyssey cruise visits some of the remotest islands in the world, crossing the migratory paths of Arctic Terns, Long-tailed Skuas, other birds, and a variety of whales as they make their annual expeditions north for the breeding season....

Visiting the Arctic in July

July is an ideal time to visit the Arctic if you want to experience the midnight sun, spot Arctic wildlife, enjoy milder temperatures, and learn about the unique culture of the region.

5 Reasons to Visit Antarctica in Month

1. Weather

Although the Arctic is still a cold and icy region, July is one of the milder months, with average temperatures ranging from 0 to 10 degrees Celsius (32 to 50 degrees Fahrenheit). This means you can explore the Arctic without facing the extreme cold temperatures of winter, making it a more comfortable and enjoyable experience.

2. Wildlife

July is a great time to see a variety of Arctic wildlife, including polar bears, reindeer, Arctic foxes, and whales. The warmer weather and increased daylight hours make it easier to spot animals in their natural habitat. Many animals are also more active during this time, making it a prime opportunity for wildlife watching.

3. Activities

A myriad of activities are available to travelers who visit the Arctic in July! Choose from hiking, kayaking, bird watching, and more! Travelers may also now travel to the North Pole aboard select icebreaker ships!

4. Culture

July is a popular month for cultural events and festivals in Arctic communities. You can experience traditional Inuit culture and learn about their way of life. Many festivals also celebrate the summer solstice, with music, dance, and other performances.

5. Midnight Sun

Visiting the Arctic in July allows you to experience this unique natural phenomenon, where the sun is visible 24 hours a day. It’s an incredible experience to have extended daylight hours, which allows you to explore the Arctic landscape and wildlife for longer periods.

Quark Expeditions Arctic Saga Fair Isle

Kayaking is a favorite activity for many during July

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Arctic Cruises in July

East Spitsbergen and Bear Island, In the realm of Polar Bear & Ice

The east shores of Spitsbergen are a fantastic place to view gorgeously rugged landscapes and exotic Arctic wildlife, including minke whales, Arctic foxes, and polar bears.
$ 4,600
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Around Spitsbergen, Arctic Summer

Cruise the Spitsbergen archipelago in search of the wildlife, stunning landscapes, and the whaling history of the region. Excursions will bring travelers close to the local wildlife around Spitsbergen including polar bears!
$ 6,600
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Around Spitsbergen – In the realm of Polar Bear & Ice, Cleaning the shores

A voyage around Spitsbergen, where you have chances to see the King of the Arctic, Walrus, Reindeer, various bird species and beautiful flora.
$ 4,850
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