Arctic Travel Centre specialises in small-ship travel to the Baffin Island, Spitsbergen (Svalbard), Greenland, Franz Joseph Land and arguably the ultimate Arctic voyage the North Pole. We are the specialist Arctic arm of Tailor-Made Journeys and will tailor an Arctic holiday to suit your travel needs. Our Arctic experts will help you select the right vessel (luxury & expedition), itinerary and season to ensure your voyage really is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Our experienced Arctic consultants have travelled widely in the Arctic and know the regions and ships well. Each Arctic voyage our specialists select is matched to your needs and your pre/post travel in Canada, Europe and Russia is tailored for you.
The essential component of any voyage is passionate and expert expedition staff on board who offer professional knowledge as well as a personal insight into Arctic. Each vessel we use has an experienced expedition team who have travelled to the High Arctic extensively and are each specialist in their field.
We have been operating since 1995 and have carefully selected ships and operators with proven track records. As a member of Australian Federation of Travel Agents and the AFTA accreditation scheme ATAS you have financial security when booking with Arctic Travel Centre. We are wholly Australian-owned.
A voyage to the High Arctic is fascinating. There is an abundance of wildlife including the majestic polar bear. Our brochure is a starting point to help you decide which voyage would suit you.
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These luxurious ships combine more traditional-style ‘cruising’ with an Arctic adventure. They offer large, very comfortable cabins with en-suite facilities and many have private balconies. The experienced expedition team enable you to explore the High Arctic with Zodiac dinghies and most offer kayaking. Come home to an exquisite ship with superior comfort and excellent cuisine options.
Expedition ships all have fewer than 100 guests and have a greater emphasis on maximising time off the vessel or out on deck. The expedition team works closely with the ship’s captain and crew to get you out exploring on the Zodiac dinghies and on shore as much as possible. Most voyages also offer kayaking. Cabins are simple and comfortable, the food excellent. The ships are stable, fast and manoeuvrable.
A nuclear powered icebreaker with the power, strength of hull and weight to literally crush a path all the way to the North Pole. With a maximum of 128 guest the 50 Years of Victory is only used for voyages to the North Pole. On the way back from reaching the top of the world the ship visits the remote archipelago of Franz Josef Land which is home to polar bears, walrus, beluga whales as well as excellent birdlife.