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When you board your expedition cruise ship bound for the Southern Ocean, excitement awaits en route to the renowned white continent of Antarctica, including a stop at Macquarie Island. This wildlife paradise south of Australia is bursting with thousands of elephant, leopard, and fur seals and millions of penguins. On top of this, there is an Australian base there that is staffed year-round with a small number of people. You can easily spend two days exploring all that Macquarie Island has to offer, including the 200,000-strong King Penguin population, and other penguins populations like gentoos, rockhoppers, and royals. If you can believe it, there are a stunning 72 species of seabirds that call this island home. Contact us when you're ready to start planning your Antarctica adventure to see Macquarie Island!
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Southern OdysseySavings$3025020Nov 15, 2024Board the National Geographic Orion and sail the Southern Odyssey route from Auckland to Dunedin and experience the pristine coastlines and natural …
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Birding Down Under: Subantarctic and Chatham IslandsCustom Label$1525017Dec 3, 2024Embark on the Heritage Adventurer for a 17-day New Zealand birding cruise. Visit remote islands that are home to some of the world's most diverse and …
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Galapagos of the Southern Ocean: New Zealand and Australia's Subantarctic IslandsCustom Label$999012Dec 18, 2024Take a 12-day wildlife trip on Heritage Adventurer through New Zealand's Subantarctic Islands: the Snares, Auckland, Macquarie, and Campbell. These …
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In the Wake of Scott & Shackleton: Ross Sea AntarcticaCustom Label$3150028Jan 7, 2025Visit the subantarctic islands of Snares, Auckland, Macquarie, and Campbell, in the unique Southern Ocean en route your 28-day Antarctica expedition …
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