Our cruising expeditions to the polar regions offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience to this pristine wilderness. Discover immense glaciers, polar bears, whales and embrace the spirit of polar exploration on a Polar independent travel package. Travel around Iceland, Greenland and visit other Arctic islands, or venture to the South Pole and see penguins on one of our Antarctica independent travel packages. Book a package online or get in touch with one of our friendly Travel Specialists.

Aurora Expeditions - Sylvia Earle

Bunnik Tours is proud to be partnering with Aurora Expeditions to offer an amazing polar cruising experience, aboard the Sylvia Earle. Aurora Expeditions specialises in destinations off the beaten track.

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Aurora Expeditions - Greg Mortimer

Bunnik Tours is proud to be partnering with Aurora Expeditions to offer an amazing polar cruising experience, aboard the Greg Mortimer. Aurora Expeditions specialises in destinations off the beaten track.

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Independent Travel

Icebergs, East Greenland by Aurora Expeditions
Polar • Special

Aurora Expeditions - Jewels of the Arctic - Greg Mortimer

Explore Svalbard, a world of near-endless daylight, where polar bear sightings quicken your pulse, walrus haul out on sea ice and guillemot cries echo from towering cliffs. In East Greenland, sail deep into the world’s largest fjord, Scoresbysund, visit Ittoqqortoormiit, one of the world’s remotest Inuit settlements, cruise among iridescent icebergs sculpted into fantastic shapes, and walk across tundra blooming in brightly coloured flowers, while tasting delicious wild berries.

Independent
Days 15
From (Per person / Twin share) $18,455 Save $6,140

Aurora Expeditions - Jewels of the Arctic - Greg Mortimer - 12 Jul 2025

Explore Svalbard, a world of near-endless daylight, where polar bear sightings quicken your pulse, walrus haul out on sea ice and guillemot cries echo from towering cliffs. In East Greenland, sail deep into the world’s largest fjord, Scoresbysund, visit Ittoqqortoormiit, one of the world’s remotest Inuit settlements, cruise among iridescent icebergs sculpted into fantastic shapes, and walk across tundra blooming in brightly coloured flowers, while tasting delicious wild berries.

Independent
Days 15
From (Per person / Twin share) $29,695

Aurora Expeditions - Jewels of the Arctic - Greg Mortimer - 25 Jul 2025

Explore Svalbard, a world of near-endless daylight, where polar bear sightings quicken your pulse, walrus haul out on sea ice and guillemot cries echo from towering cliffs. In East Greenland, sail deep into the world’s largest fjord, Scoresbysund, visit Ittoqqortoormiit, one of the world’s remotest Inuit settlements, cruise among iridescent icebergs sculpted into fantastic shapes, and walk across tundra blooming in brightly coloured flowers, while tasting delicious wild berries.

Independent
Days 15
From (Per person / Twin share) $29,695
Icebergs, East Greenland by Aurora Expeditions
Polar • Special

Aurora Expeditions - Jewels of the Arctic - Sylvia Earle

Explore Svalbard, a world of near-endless daylight, where polar bear sightings quicken your pulse, walrus haul out on sea ice and guillemot cries echo from towering cliffs. In East Greenland, sail deep into the world’s largest fjord, Scoresbysund, visit Ittoqqortoormiit, one of the world’s remotest Inuit settlements, cruise among iridescent icebergs sculpted into fantastic shapes, and walk across tundra blooming in brightly coloured flowers, while tasting delicious wild berries.

Independent
Days 15
From (Per person / Twin share) $23,310 Save $2,585

Aurora Expeditions - Jewels of the Arctic - Sylvia Earle-2025

Explore Svalbard, a world of near-endless daylight, where polar bear sightings quicken your pulse, walrus haul out on sea ice and guillemot cries echo from towering cliffs. In East Greenland, sail deep into the world’s largest fjord, Scoresbysund, visit Ittoqqortoormiit, one of the world’s remotest Inuit settlements, cruise among iridescent icebergs sculpted into fantastic shapes, and walk across tundra blooming in brightly coloured flowers, while tasting delicious wild berries.

Independent
Days 13
From (Per person / Twin share) $27,295
Photographing icebergs, Antarctica by Aurora Expeditions
Polar • Special

Aurora Expeditions - South Georgia & Antarctic Odyssey - Greg Mortimer

This voyage encompasses the best of the Antarctic Peninsula and South Georgia.

Independent
Days 21
From (Per person / Twin share) US$21,520 Save US$5,375

Polar Destinations

Antarctica

Discover wondrous landscapes and spectacular wildlife like gentoo penguins, leopard seals and humpback whales along the Antarctic Peninsula.

Arctic

The northernmost region of Earth, the Arctic is a place like no other. Discover fascinating wildlife, impressive glaciers & more.

Falkland Islands

Discover incredible wildlife at Carcass Island & explore the charm of Port Stanley.

Greenland

Visit the charming small town village of Aappilattoq, spot stunning bird species and whales & relax in an open-air swimming pool in Sisimiut.

Iceland

Conjuring up images of ice capped mountains and white, snowy plains, Iceland is an incredibly beautiful land full of mystery and wonder.

South Georgia

Witness the spectacular sight of albatrosses on Prion Island, explore the abandoned whaling village of Stromness and discover the largest king penguin colonies in the Gold Harbour.

Polar Highlights

Polar FAQs

A trip to the Polar region can range in price. At Bunnik Tours, we offer a variety of independent travel packages where you can explore Antarctica, Patagonia, Atacama, Greenland, Iceland, Falkland Islands, Orkney Islands and South Georgia. Some of our popular Polar travel packages include the 12 day Aurora Expeditions Svalbard Odyssey and our 24 day Patagonia, Antarctica & Atacama tour, escorted by Sacha and Frank Bunnik. Prices can vary, so please check the cruise you are interested in for the most up-to-date pricing.

Yes, anyone can visit the Polar regions with an experienced guide. Although polar travel is limited due to the temperature and weather conditions, it is possible to travel to the Arctic and Antarctica during summer when the ice is thin and the wildlife is thriving. The team at Bunnik Tours is proud to offer a range of tours partnered with Aurora Expeditions.

You can rest assured that you won’t need any permits - Bunnik Tours has that all covered! If you have any questions about any of our Polar tours or cruises, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team.

The best time to visit Antarctica is from October to March and the best time to visit the Arctic is between April and September. At these times of year the sea ice melts away to allow ships access, the wildlife becomes much more active and you'll have longer daylight hours to enjoy the stunning landscapes.

At Bunnik Tours, we are committed to safe travel for everyone. Visit our Book & Travel with Confidence page to find out about our latest policies.

At Bunnik Tours, we believe in responsible travel and sustainable tourism. For more information, visit our Sustainable Tourism hub.

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