We are excited to announce that we will be operating the following expeditions in Antarctica for the 2021-22 season, beginning in November:
- Antarctica: Our 14-day Journey to Antarctica: The White Continent program aboard National Geographic Endurance, National Geographic Resolution, and National Geographic Explorer
- Antarctica: Our 24-day Antarctica, South Georgia & The Falklands program aboard National Geographic Endurance, National Geographic Resolution, and National Geographic Explorer
- Antarctica and Patagonia: Our 20-day Antarctica & Patagonia: Legendary Ice & Epic Fjords program aboard National Geographic Explorer
If you’re already booked for our 2021-22 Antarctica season, we are reaching out to guests and travel advisors on a rolling basis. We have contacted guests booked in November and December 2021. If you are booked in January–March 2022, we will communicate with you soon. You can find additional information in the booked guest portal or fill out our Contact Us form for specific questions related to your booking. For new bookings, Request a Reservation here.
Planning Your Trip
Which ships travel to Antarctica?
When does Lindblad Expeditions travel to Antarctica?
When is the best time of year to travel to Antarctica?
Are there differences in the types of wildlife I’ll see, and the experience I’ll have, depending on the timing of my expedition?
What kind of weather can I expect in Antarctica?
Can I bring my children or grandchildren to Antarctica?
What are the requirements of minors under age 18 traveling with one parent/or legal guardian?
Do I need any vaccinations?
Is a medical form necessary?
Do I need a valid passport?
Is a visa necessary?
What is the currency in Antarctica?
What is included in my expedition cost?
Is there a time difference in Antarctica?
Are airport transfers included?
Are there luggage restrictions on the charter flight?
Packing and Preparation
Will I need Dramamine or seasickness patches?
How much cash per person should we bring?
What kind of clothes do I need?
What footwear is a necessity in Antarctica?
Is a parka provided?
What are the ships’ amenities?
What are the cabin amenities?
What is the food like?
Do I need to dress up for dinner?
Are snacks available during the day and in between meals?
Is alcohol available on board?
What is Recap?
What type of meal requests can be accommodated on the ship?
Is there a gym or fitness center on board?
Is there a spa onboard? What kind of treatments do you offer?
Will I be able to access the Internet while onboard?
Can my family and friends contact me in case of emergency at home?
Is there a doctor on board?
How will I pay my bill for personal items on board?
What is the cost of the voyage video created by the video chronicler?
Are gratuities included?
Can I visit the ship’s Bridge?
Do the ships have a pool?
How will I explore Antarctica?
Will we see emperor penguins?
Do we cross the Antarctic Circle?
Do we set foot on the continent?
You often refer to the value of flexible schedules. What does this mean to me?
Is Antarctica physically challenging?
Are there short and long hikes?
Would hiking sticks be helpful or just get in the way? Are they even permitted?
What activities can be done on one’s own while in Antarctica?
What is a wet landing?
Will there be kayaking opportunities?
What kinds of photography assistance and learning opportunities do you offer?
What can you tell me about the expedition staff on board?
Will there be talks or presentations on board?
What does the video chronicler do?
Is English spoken on board?