Albatros Expeditions is proud to present the very first Halal-certified cruise to visit Antarctica. This is the first time that an expedition vessel will operate a fully Halal-certified kitchen in Antarctica – a milestone in the history of expedition cruising! Everyone is welcome to join us on this amazing Antarctic adventure, where you will experience incredible wildlife, stunning scenery and gigantic icebergs. For the very first time in Antarctic history, Muslim guests who require a halal-certified kitchen will be able to enjoy the complete Antarctic experience, including fully halal menus!

Join us onboard a unique new adventure to Antarctica - the first ever fully Halal-certified cruise to Antarctica! This once-in-a-lifetime voyage promises thrilling experiences on the Last Continent, with every detail tailored to accommodate Muslim guests. Our vessel, the Ocean Albatros, offers Muslim-friendly amenities, an alcohol-free environment, and Halal-certified dining on an adventure like no other. Additionally, we are happy to announce that we will be offering ladies-only hours daily to enjoy our beautiful sauna with a panoramic view aboard our ship.

Embark on an unforgettable expedition aboard our purpose-built ice-class vessel, the Ocean Albatros, to explore the wonders of Earth's final frontier. Departing from Ushuaia, Argentina, we navigate the legendary Drake Passage towards the South Shetland Islands, aiming to arrive on the third day of our journey, weather permitting. With our vessel's unique X-Bow design providing exceptional stability, we traverse challenging waters with ease, maximizing our time in Antarctica. 

Continuing southward to the Antarctic Peninsula, we venture into the iconic Gerlache Strait, where towering ice cliffs and majestic peaks adorn the landscape. Led by our skilled Captain and Expedition Leader, we provide Zodiac landings to explore penguin rookeries, jaw-dropping Antarctic scenery and historical sites, while enjoying scenic Zodiac cruises amidst icebergs, whales, and seals.  

With an average occupancy of 175 guests, our cruise offers an intimate and unparalleled experience. Days are filled with shore landings, Zodiac safaris, and informative lectures by our Expedition Team, ensuring a truly remarkable expedition. Join us for an adventure of a lifetime in Antarctica, where jaw-dropping scenery and unforgettable wildlife encounters await. 

Non-muslim guests should take note that non-Halal food and beverages, such as pork and alcoholic products, will not be served on this voyage. As this is a halal voyage, we remind guests that bringing outside food or beverages onboard is not permitted.

Facts about Halal Cruise - South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula - 2026
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