What to know before
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Cruise tips you can trust
The best way I can describe my Antarctica cruise experience is I felt I was on a distant planet.
Most people think of penguins when they hear "Antarctica". Yes, you see them in their natural habitat. But even without the amazing penguins, Antarctica is spectacular.
It has one of the most fascinating natural settings in the world. You absorb bizarre-shaped giant icebergs, jagged snowy mountain peaks, sprawling glaciers, and other marvels.
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This page gives you my candid rankings.
It reveals the pros and cons of going during various months.
Learn the factors that may influence whether an Antarctica cruise is for you.
Know the effect of a ship's size on your cruise experience.
See how the three basic itineraries (short, most-popular, and long) differ.
Become familiar with fares and discounts. Read helpful cost-related tips & advice.
Know what you need to bring to be suitably dressed for your onboard, Zodiac, and land activities.
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