Travel deep into the vast, unexplored continent of Antarctica is a lifelong dream for many. Here you should be ready to embark on a journey into one of the last undiscovered parts of the globe. People have been trying to uncover the secrets locked within its icy core since the days of Captain Cook in 1770. Only a few have succeeded. Many travellers are now looking to experience this most elusive of continents.
For many the highlight of any tour of this immense wilderness is cruising amongst the sculptural white icebergs, freezing ice flows, and dramatic blue waters off the coastline. The true stars of this part of the world are the marine mammals and seabirds who descend on the area during the warm spring weather. Antarctica is in fact home to the world’s greatest concentration of wildlife, where a variety of penguins, seals and whales are in abundance.
The majority of tours and cruises will not only delivery the most special holiday but you will also have the time to learn. There will be plenty of opportunities to listen to talks and informational sessions by many experienced guides and crew. This will allow you to gain unique insight into this amazing continent. As your journey unfolds, your knowledge of this mysterious region will deepen, as will your appreciation for Mother Nature and its ability to survive in these harsh conditions.