10 March 2019
top 5 polar destinations for yacht adventures
escape to an icy wilderness by yacht
Escape to the furthest reaches of the earth in the Arctic North to experience an untouched wilderness. Encounter wildlife including reindeers, polar bears, walruses and more, take Zodiac cruises around icebergs and hike glaciers, beneath the midnight sun and the Northern Lights.
A wonderland of icy blue glaciers, vast ice fields and stunning deep blue fjords, Greenland is a destination where the most intrepid adventurers are richly rewarded. Encounter Inuit culture as well as humpback, blue and minke whales, and go on a heliski adventure down deserted white slopes 2000m to the edge of stunning fjords. Thrillseekers can take an unforgettable dog sledding race or a snowmobile tour over the ice fields.
Blanketed with ice and largely unspoiled, the pristine land of Antarctica offers some of the most awe-inspiring sights in the world. Glide past icebergs to cruise islands populated by penguins and swim in the thermally heated waters of Pendulum Cove. Watch icebergs calving and spot humpback whales and seals.
The maze of waterways off the coastline of Norway are an enchanting landscape of dramatic plunging waterfalls and gleaming glaciers made for exploring by yacht, offering true adventure and isolation. Enjoy a gourmet picnic on a glacier, take an ice hike or go mountain biking for incredible views over the water. Go on a RIB adventure to a deserted beach, kayak through the Reinefjord and try stand-up paddleboarding. The captain can arrange a visit to a moose farm and take you to the best spots for snorkelling and scuba diving. For the ultimate adventure, a helicopter will take you on a tour or to great spots for surfing and hiking.
Explore the famous Torres Del Paine national park, the extraordinary Glacier Alley and dozens of fjords fringed by glaciers in Patagonia. Spot humpback whales breaching and playing in the water from the deck and spot Magellan penguins, sea elephants and sea lions. Embark on a Zodiac safari into the Alakalufe Fjord to discover stunning waterfalls and blue-tinged glaciers. We can also arrange a helicopter sightseeing tour over the extraordinary glacier alley.