Planning the perfect photo cruise to Antarctica

Planning a photo cruise to Antartica
(Image credit: Jamie Carter)

Once-in-a-lifetime wildlife encounters and access to some of the world's most unspoiled and remote landscapes. A trip to Antarctica is the stuff of dreams for any wildlife or landscape photographer. It’s expensive, yes – prices start at around $5,000 and the average is $8,000 – but it’s worth saving up for. Here’s what you need to know to book the greatest photography trip of your life.

1. Finding an itinerary 

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Jamie Carter
Astrophotography expert

Jamie has been writing about all aspects of technology for over 14 years, producing content for sites like TechRadar, T3, Forbes, Mashable, MSN, South China Morning Post, and BBC Wildlife, BBC Focus and BBC Sky At Night magazines. 

As the editor for, he has a wealth of enthusiasm and expertise for all things astrophotography, from capturing the Perseid Meteor Shower, lunar eclipses and ring of fire eclipses, photographing the moon and blood moon and more.

He also brings a great deal of knowledge on action cameras, 360 cameras, AI cameras, camera backpacks, telescopes, gimbals, tripods and all manner of photography equipment.