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Aurora Expeditions Greg Mortimer Spirit of Antarctica

Celebrating Antarctica aboard the Island Sky

See the very best this continent has to offer on the adventure of a lifetime

From: USD 12,595

Celebrating Antarctica

14 Days, Max. 118 passengers

9 Reviews

Luxury Ship

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14 Days

9 Reviews

Luxury Ship
The Trip Highlights

Cross the infamous Drake Passage

Whale watching from the deck

Zodiac rides with experienced guides

Step foot on the continent with fellow penguin friends

Your Polartours 'Plus' Experience

Participate in Citizen Science Program

Free award-winning photography coaching

Expedition jacket to keep as a souvenir

Take home a digital voyage log

Antarctica is an incredible and ever-changing destination. Our extensive experience navigating its complicated sea, ice and wind will ensure that you make the most of your expedition cruise. Prepare yourself for enormous icebergs, amazing wildlife, and historical sites that will take you back to the very first days of Antarctic exploration.

Your ship: Island Sky

Welcome aboard the Island Sky! With spacious, well-appointed suites, stylish common areas, an ice-strengthened hull, and redundant core technology, the Island Sky represents the height of comfort and style. In 2017, it was upgraded to add tinted sliding glass doors to all cabins on Promenade Deck 4.

We’re thrilled to be bringing Island Sky back to Antarctica beginning in December of 2022.

The Island Sky is a fantastic platform for exploring Antarctica in comfort and style. It exudes old-world charm and is one of the few ships in her class that boasts 3 decks of suites with sliding glass doo … Read more about Island Sky





Expedition Parka


Observation Deck


Internet / WIFI


Observation Lounge


Children discount


Water, Coffee, Tea & fresh juices




Citizen Science Laboratory

doctor's suitcase

Medical Services




Alcoholic Beverages

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Polar Latitudes Antarctica
Polar Latitudes Antarctica


Majestic Face of Ice from an Iceberg in Torssukatak

Luxury Ship

Possibly the best was the Walrus colony onshore. Life altering was realising the lagoon we were anchored in was 10 years ago a glacier (Copied from Swoop Arctic)

Deanna Rieden

First Class Ship

This was the trip of a lifetime. Our final continent. Once we arrived in Punta Arenas, we were met at the airport by Paula from Aurora who took us to hotel. My baggage was lost by airline and she gave me a coat to wear immediately. Shout out to Paula and Michael for tracking my Luggage. Once we transferred to Antarctica we were met by ship crew with drinks and smiles. The week was packed with excursions and amazing information presented by scientists in different aspects of expertise. The ship staff was friendly, personable making the trip an amazing adventure. The fly and cruise is the way to go!

Marion K

First Class Ship

It was an AMAZING journey through one of the most spectacular landscapes I have ever scene (if not the most). The boat was top of the line, the professional crew incredibly professional, knowledgeable and fun to hang out with. The service crew took well care of us during all the journey. The kayak pack is specially recommended and if you are lucky you will also a face to face hunch whale experience you will remember as your top wildlife adventure for life (copied from Trip Advisor)

Doug Beham

First Class Ship

Couldn't be better! This company checks all the boxes: well-planned expeditions, pristine ship, and skilled & courteous service from all the employees. Best cruise company I have traveled with by far. (Copied from Google)

QuarkExpeditions_ Spitsbergen Photography: In Search of Polar Bears

Luxury Ship

Beautiful ship, though my cabin did have an weird odour issue. Dinner at night not fantastic. I felt it had been prepared way too early and had been sitting there and heated at the time . Though I could be wrong . My favourite meal was lunch due to fresh salads (copied from Swoop Arctic)

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