Get the shot of a lifetime while taking your first few steps on the Great White Continent or challenge yourself to capture natural phenomena within the Arctic Circle.

Few people get the opportunity to set foot in polar conditions, and even fewer do so with the time and expertise to capture all that makes this part of the Earth incredible. Whatever your skill level, our photography expeditions help you hone the art of working in frigid conditions, making the most of the natural light, nailing the perfect landscape shot, capturing wildlife at play, and protecting your equipment from the elements. Travel with glaciologists, ornithologists and naturalists giving you an amazing team of support and knowledge while on a polar adventure.  

Our photography tours and trips

Highlights

Tap into a team of experts

Take an unchartered cruise with a team of polar photography experts, capture glacial and mountainous terrain in 24-hour light while being guided to some of the most prolific polar wildlife sites on the planet.

 

Let the wildlife lead the way

Go on the journey of a wildlife photographer’s dream. Explore local bays, channels and landing sites on zodiacs. Poles apart, choose to explore massive rookeries of Gentoo, Adelie and chinstrap penguins along the Antarctic Peninsula or scout for the mighty polar bear on a trip to the Arctic. 

Get the ultimate polar shot

Fill your days with exploration and capture the shapes, colours and life forms in the most extreme parts of the world. In the silence, listen for the crackling of icebergs in the distance as you take the prime position to get ‘that shot’.
 

Why join a photography expediton

Adventure with the experts

Our photography expeditions allow you to tap into the skills of a professional photographer and travel with a team of polar experts. Get tips for the perfect shot while learning about the precious polar environment from glaciologists, ornithologists and researchers in the field.
 

Venture into the wild

These trips are all about following the wildlife, letting their movements and behaviours dictate the day-to-day activities and shape the overall itinerary. Daily zodiac landings and longer hours of sunlight create endless opportunities to get up-close to wildlife.

Open to all skill levels

From the beginner to professional photographer, it doesn’t matter what equipment you’re carrying, these tours are designed to help maximise your photography potential and walk away with some incredible landscape and wildlife images. It’s up to you how hands on you want to be.
 

Excursions and experiences

Each of our tailored itineraries offer what we call ‘Peregrine Moments’. These experiences are shared yet highly personal, reflecting the candid style of our trips. Here are a few moments from a polar expedition to the Canadian Arctic.

  • Travel from Ushuaia to the incredible Falkland Islands and then to South Georgia – commonly referred to as the ‘Galapagos of the Antarctic’.  
  • See a treasure-trove of birdlife, from kelp geese, rockhopper penguins, Magellanic penguins to black-browed albatross.
  • Take daily zodiac excursions, exploring onshore and over water with the chance encounters of fin and humpback whale.
  • Hike up a rocky beachheads and wander through the British outpost in Port Stanley.

Your home on the sea

We know you want to be as comfortable as possible while onboard, which is why we’ve chosen vessels equipped with modern conveniences like LED televisions and internet connectivity, along with luxurious touches that make each voyage a true pleasure. Each ship boasts onboard chefs to prepare a range of hearty, quality meals, and onboard experts to ensure you spend more time seeing the sights and less time thumbing through a guidebook.

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Onboard experts

There's only so much you can read in a guidebook, especially when it comes to such rare and extraordinary locations. That's why we have a range of specialists onboard for every polar journey, from historians to marine biologists and hiking guides. With experts at hand, you can be assured that no question will be left unanswered. 

Annie – Marine biologist

"I love my job because everyday you don’t quite know what’s going to unfold. For me, a big part of it is about being able to educate and shift people's underdstanding of wildlife, and to give them an experience that will last in their memories for a lifetime"

Todd – Naturalist

"I’m a firm believer in conservation and creating awareness through education and sharing our experience. I love sharing the polar regions with guests, connecting people to the environment and using my job as a platform to teach people."

Wayne – Expedition guide

"The most important piece of advice I can give is to come here with an open mind and open heart. Take the whole experience in, from the vast landscapes, to the glaciers and the incredible wildlife that lives here." 

FAQs

For in-depth information on our polar tours, see our Frequently Asked Questions for Antarctica or the Arctic here.

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