Antarctica Cruises For Empty Nesters

Cruise Options For Empty Nesters

So you are looking a cruise for empty nesters to Antarctica? There are several cruise options available for empty nesters, offering everything from short break river cruises to exciting ocean voyages for far flung places. Popular destinations include the Mediterranean, Alaska, the Caribbean, and the South Pacific. Many cruise lines provide adult-focused activities and amenities, making them an ideal choice for couples seeking quality time together post children leaving the nest. If you are looking for the trip of a lifetime to help fill that void, Antarctica Cruises are a fantastc choice. 

A woman on a cruise ship looking out at icebergs

Antarctica Cruises

Most Antarctic cruises depart from South America, particularly from Chile and Argentina, with stops at various destinations along the way. The two biggest cruise lines operate this route are Hurtigruten Expeditions and Silversea cruises. Prices range from around £7000 – £60,000 depending on the cruise chosen and cabin size. Cruises mainly run from October to March each year. 

An older couple walking in from of icebergs

What To Expect On Your Cruise To Antarctica

A cruise to Antarctica is an experience of a lifetime that promises draw-dropping encounters with the continent’s spectacular landscapes and  wildlife. Passengers can expect to cruise past glaciers and icebergs, and witness first hand the continent’s marine wildlife, including penguins, seals, and whales, in their natural environment.

Expect talks from expert naturalists providing insights into the ecology and history of the area, enabling passengers to learn whilst they travel.

As part of the cruise experience, passengers can participate with the environment through activities such as kayaking, guided hikes, and Zodiac boat tours, all while enjoying the comfort and luxury accommodation and amenities offered onboard.

A picture of a cruise ship in snow with the northern lights

Bespoke Cruise Options For Empty Nesters

With cruises ranging from 12 to 24 days you are sure to find the best option for you. You can take in Buenos Aires, The Falklands, Patagonia, and South Georgia as just some of the destinations.

Your expedition cruise could explore designated World Heritage Sites and a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. These include the vibrant city of Valparaíso, the picturesque churches of Chiloé in Castro, and the breathtaking landscapes, glaciers, and lakes of Torres del Paine National Park. 

The northern lights behind snowing mountains and hills
the northern lights
multiple images of cruises icebergs and nothern lights

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