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Island Holidays
Established 1987

The Polar Regions

Whether in Antarctica or the Arctic, expedition voyages take you to remote, unspoilt places with amazing scenery, wildlife and history. Island Holidays offers both land-based holidays and expedition cruises. View our Arctic and Antarctic expedition cruises


South Atlantic Islands

We're talking about some of the most remote places on Earth – St Helena (to which we offer both fully guided tours and independent travel), the Falkland Islands and Tristan da Cunha to name but a few. View our South Atlantic Islands cruise holidays

Featured Favourites

Over many years Island Holidays has been offering fantastic birding, wildlife and history themed holidays, some of which have stood out as being really very special. Some are close to home, some far-flung, all of them favourite! View our favourite guided holiday destinations



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St Helena - Another Delay

But possibly good news - Atlantic Star to the rescue?

by Libby 29/11/2016

Royal Mail Ship Schedule Extended to June 2017

Unresolved windshear problems at the new airport mean the Royal Mail Ship stays in service.

by Libby 17/07/2016

St Helena Aiport Opening Postponed

A further delay due to safety concerns over difficult wind conditions.

by Libby 27/04/2016

Flights to St Helena: What We Know

The latest news on airlines flying to St Helena and probable flight schedules.

by Libby 10/03/2016

St Helena Airport Delay

The opening of the new St Helena Airport has been delayed from February to May 2016.

by Libby 19/11/2015

First Landing at St Helena's New Airport

Calibration flight from Angola touches down.

by Libby 16/09/2015

Final Voyages of the Royal Mail Ship

A new airport opening on St Helena will see the end of an era with the Royal Mail Ship being withdrawn from service in 2016.

by Libby 23/06/2015

Price Cuts

Great news! With the strength of sterling against the euro we have been able to cut the prices of our Arctic and Antarctic expedition cruises, saving you anything from £100 to £1,000!

by Libby 03/03/2015

Galapagos - We Decided to Return

We found the right partner to operate in Galapagos!

by Libby 12/02/2015

20% Reduction on Spitsbergen Cruise

Do your bit for the Arctic environment and earn yourself a reduced cabin rate by helping clean up the shores of Spitsbergen in August 2015.

by Libby 07/10/2014

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