An Arctic cruise to the Spitsbergen (Svalbard), Greenland, Baffin Island, Franz Josef Land and arguably the ultimate Arctic voyage the North Pole is an amazing experience. Arctic Travel Centre specialises in small-ship Arctic cruises; we are the specialist Arctic arm of Tailor-Made Journeys and will help find an Arctic cruise to suit your holiday needs. Our Arctic Cruise experts will help you select the right vessel (luxury, expedition or Ice-breaker), itinerary and season to ensure your cruise really is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Our experienced Arctic consultants have travelled widely in the Arctic and know the regions, operators and ships well. Each Arctic cruise our specialists select is matched to your needs and your pre/post travel in Canada, Scandinavia and Russia is tailored for you. We are also proud to be affiliate members of the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO)
The essential component of any Arctic cruise 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 specialists in their field.
We are a wholly owned Australian company and have been operating since 1995. We have carefully selected ships and operators with proven track records. As a member of Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) and the AFTA accreditation scheme ATAS you have financial security when booking with Arctic Travel Centre, which is a trading name of Tailor-Made Journeys Pty Ltd.
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Experience all the beauty of British Isles while travelling on board the luxurious 114 guest Sea Spirit. You can immerse yourself in the nature and history of the British Isles without having to spend many days in the car, catching numerous flights and taking several boat trips, you can do it all from your floating accommodation....
On Rachel's recent voyage around Spitsbergen they were lucky enough to see a mother polar bear with her cub. Although the itinerary had many highlights including Zodiac cruising past carving glaciers, visiting walrus haul outs, and seeing thousands birds nesting along the sheer cliffs seeing the majestic polar bear with a cub was incredible....
These luxurious ships combine more traditional-style cruise with an Arctic adventure. Ships range in size from 108 to 200 guests. 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 are generally smaller (fewer than 128 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.
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.