penguins in Antarctica
see penguins in Antarctica this Christmas

Hurtigruten is offering great deals for its three December cruises to Arctic Norway and Antarctica. See the Northern lights or follow in the footsteps of famous explorers to the Falkland Islands for fantastic prices.

The Venture into the Arctica five night voyage to Arctic Norway is £1295 per person, with no single supplement charged and includes return flights to Heathrow. Christmas is celebrated onboard with Norwegian carols and Christmas tree decorating and on shore activities include dog sledging, snowmobiling. It leaves Bergen in South Norway on 22 December. Enjoy the Northern Lights as part of the trip.

The Shackletona Christmas Adventure is a 17 day voyage to Antarctica that costs from £4125 per person including transfers and domestic flights from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia where the cruise leaves. Christmas dinner Norwegian style, lectures and trips on polar boats to penguin colonies, ice formations and glaciers are part of the trip which leaves on 17 December from Ushuaia.

The Venture into the Arctica trip also cruises over New Year. Prices for the four night cruise start from £895 per person including return flights from Gatwick. New Year is celebrated with a firework display, a banquet and dancing after dinner. It leaves on 30 December from Bergen.

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