Antarctica


Photos from Antarctica expedition aboard the Ocean Diamond: awesome wildlife, amazing vistas, diverse weather.

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King penguins examine a cameraWandering around downtownVast landscapeRuins of huts in AntarcticaSnow dustedAntarctica reflected

Our trip to Antarctica aboard the Quark Ship Ocean Diamond.

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Fin del mundo; end of the worldIf they loose us in these its on purposeThe Ocean Dimmond waiting for usNadia at the Helm Shakelton, Velda and ScottVelda and Steve on last excursion

Fantastic voyage aboard the MV Ushuaia to the Antarctic Peninsula. Great crew, great food. 12 landings and perfect weather for the trip of a lifetime (so far).

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Penguins everywherePenguins everywherePenguins everywherePenguins everywhereGentoo penguins everywhereThe Ushuaia

Some memories from the Finnish group that had the chance to see the beautiful wildlife of the Antarctic aboard the beautiful ship Silver Explorer.

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A large berg in the distancePenguins everywhere!Chinstrap penguinsPenguins everywhere!adorable penguin chicksOur group of Finnish photographers

You have gone from a website (I wonder if it's a scam??) to almost personal friends. You were so helpful in setting up our trip, even when we wanted to deviate from the usual scheduling. Your written …

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Polar Travel Antarctica Cruises Arctic Cruises Arctic Land Trips Click here to start planning your trip. While the Earth's polar regions are similar in many ways, the North and South Poles …
Additional Antarctica Weather Info » As the world's southern most continent, Antarctica has very unique weather conditions and climate. There are a number of factors that provide it with such a …
Hey -- remember that time we were in Antarctica and that minke whale decided to swim over to our zodiac, give it a little nudge and dive underneath before meandering on its way...? Antarctica …
Camping during Antarctic tour
Antarctica camping during an polar expedition cruise Getting a little shut-eye in Antarctica More and more, an overnight camping trip on Antarctica is becoming a popular addition to a polar …
A little reminder in the principles of Leave No Trace is always a good idea. This short video from my last Antarctica trip provides just that. Although a tiny pebble might seem insignificant, they …
Located north of the Polar Front, the Falkland Islands are not considered sub-Antarctic, but are a common stop for many Antarctica travels. The total population of the islands is about 2,500; over …
Two mountain ranges, the Allardyce and Salvesen, outline the elegant and boisterous landscape of South Georgia. It is lengthy and narrow: 170km-long and varies from 2 to 40 kilometers wide. In …
At 540km-long, this large chain of islands is located off the northern end of the Antarctic Peninsula. Small groups of scientists and researchers, as well as a variety of penguins, seabirds, and …
The Antarctic Peninsula stretches out from the continent toward South America and is said to be one of the most unforgettable places on earth. The peninsula is outlined by jagged mountain tops and …
Antarctic Peninsula | Falkland Islands | South Georgia | South Shetland What is it like to travel to Antarctica? Planning a trip to Antarctica may seem like a daunting task; after all, it is …
Additional Antarctica Weather Info » As the world's southern-most continent, Antarctica has unique weather conditions and climate. There are a number of factors that provide it with such a cold …
The idea of a large southern continent first appeared in the Greek writings of both Pythagoras and Aristotle. It was believed the earth would topple if a sizable landmass did not exist to balance out …
Antarctic Wildlife Antarctica Cruises Antarctica is a continent of extremes. It holds the title of coldest, driest and windiest location on earth. Temperatures have been recorded as low as -129 …
The Antarctic Peninsula is known for being one of the richest breeding grounds for penguins, seals, and seabirds in Antarctica. It is the warmest region of the continent, and so is a favored …
The Ross Sea and Victoria Land is one of the less-visited regions of Antarctica, but it is definitely one of the most fascinating. The shores along the frigid sea are scattered with historic huts …
Beth and Flat Stanley at Paradise Bay in Antarctica
Flat Stanley and Beth at Paradise Bay in Antarctica Flat Stanley: The ingenious little international phenomenon that encourages school children to expand their geography know-how and explore the …