The Antarctic Peninsula & Sub Antarctic Islands | The Antarctic continent and sub Antarctic Islands such as South Georgia and the South Shetlands made famous by Shackleton have traditionally been accessed across Drakes Passage from Ushuaia Argentina, but today the Ross Sea can also be visited from New Zealand.
Antarctica, the seventh continent at the bottom of the world is the coldest, driest, remotest, windiest and highest elevated on earth and presents opportunities for a once in a lifetime adventure travel experiences.
See the countless sea birds, penguins, seals and whales found in the summer season in the icy waters of the great Southern Ocean that surrounds the Antarctic continent and sub Antarctic Islands and be awe inspired by the regions breathtaking scenery of towering peaks, huge glaciers and ice strewn expanses.
Visit iconic sites made famous by the exploits of Antarctic explorers such as Scott, Shackleton and Mawson or one of the many modern research stations. See the king penguins of Elsehul Bay, the awesome glaciers of Elephant Island and visit Shackleton’s burial site in Grytviken.
For the active traveler there are opportunities on selected cruises for visits ashore for trekking, snow shoeing, skiing, kayaking and even overnight camping. These cruises are also a must for keen photographers who can join like-minded travelers on designated photographic cruises.
Our Expedition and Small Ship Cruises in the Antarctic :-
Fly In, Fly Out : Antarctica XXI
Antarctica Luxury Adventures : Silversea
Antarctica, South Georgia & Falklands : Zegrahm Expeditions
Classic Antarctica : Antarpply Expeditions
The Antarctic Peninsula : Polar Lattitudes
Antarctica Falklands, South Georgia & Antarctica Via Buenos Aires : Polar Latitudes
Antarctic Peninsula Cruises : G Adventures
Antarctic Peninsula Adventure : One Ocean