Beautiful, mysterious Antarctica. It’s not your neighbor’s timeshare.
When thinking of Antarctica, many people think of expansive sheets of snow drifts and towering icebergs popping out of endless miles of sea. But there are numerous destinations within this region of the world for polar travelers enjoy, each one fulfilling a variety of traveler needs for wildlife, adventure, culture, and landscape.
While wildlife viewing from Antarctica can be unpredictable, when these creatures do appear, it provides for the opportunity to encounter a varie
As the whales migrate from Antarctic waters to the Arctic and back again, they currently face a miriad of challenges.
Fly-cruises are becoming a popular way to see Antarctica and more ships are offering that option which you can find on our website (just do a trip search and choose fly-cruise in the destination dr
Sometimes we forget how much we are missing! While we see thousands of penguins, hundreds of birds and many whales and seals, we don't get to see what's going on UNDER the water.
"One hundred years ago this December, the world waited breathlessly to hear who would reach the South Pole first – the dashing Captain Robert Scott, or the determined Norwegian, Roald Amundsen." Se
We missed our zodiac landing this afternoon due to high wind conditions at both our primary and secondary landing sites. What a treat it turned out to be.
Antarctica is known as the white continent and the wildlife is mostly black and white as an adaption for predator avoidance.
The Ban on heavy fuel oil in Antarctica is good for the environment and hasn’t really impacted small ship expedition cruising in the region.
If you have time and wildlife and Antarctic history are your focus for an Antarctic Adventure then a Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica voyage may be your trip of a lifetime!
Happy Feet is now well enough to take his first swim at the Wellington Zoo in New Zealand today. The zoo attendant had to give him a bit of a push.
The best way to get the most out of your Antarctica or Arctic cruise is to keep an open mind, not have preconceived ideas of landings and wildlife sightings, and to relax and enjoy the journey.
In June I did a blog post about packing for your Polar adventure so don’t worry this one will be different…
The Emperor Penguin now dubbed Happy Feet that surprised the world with its journey to New Zealand has now been rescued from the Peka Peka Beach by The Department of Conservation and Wellington Zoo