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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



Our partners in the Arctic and Antarctica have wone a World Travel Award 2010 in the "World's Leading Polar Expedition Operator".

Actually, this is relatively old news as the awards were made at World Travel Market in November, but I was with Oceanwide Expeditions, the winners, on their amazing trip to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and Antarctica at the time.  But it's never too late to say "well done".   We've been working with Oceanwide Expeditions for many years, starting back in the days when it was The Plancius Foundation (their new ship has been named Plancius).

So congratulations to you all and keep up the good work.

by Libby 10/12/2010

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