Antarctica

Antarctica

The ultimate expedition

Things to do in Antarctica

Our recommended experiences and activities

Sub-Antarctic islands
Antarctica

Sub-Antarctic islands

If you’ve got the time, calling at the wildlife-rich sub-Antarctic islands of South Georgia and the Falklands (Malvinas) adds a new dimension to the trip.

Marvel at the glaciers of the Balleny Islands
Antarctica

Marvel at the glaciers of the Balleny Islands

Roll across the freezing Southern Ocean off the coast of Antarctica to the remote Balleny Islands. These uninhabited, volcanic islands are frequented by seals and penguins but are characterised by their pristine, towering glaciers.

Visit a supercolony of penguins on Cape Adare
Antarctica

Visit a supercolony of penguins on Cape Adare

Jutting out into the Ross Sea at the very north eastern tip of Victoria Land is the peninsula of Cape Adare. It is home to the largest ‘supercolony’ of Adélie penguins with more than one million breeding at the site.

Join the scientists at McMurdo Station
Antarctica

Join the scientists at McMurdo Station

McMurdo Station is a United States Antarctic research station and home to the continent’s largest community of humans, with a population of more than 1,000 in summer (and a quarter of that in winter), many of whom are scientists travelling to conduct fascinating research.

Antarctica trips

Suggested routes & itineraries from our experts

Other places in Antarctica

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