For anyone looking to find a vacation location unlike any other, prepare to be captivated by a polar destination so surreal you’ll think you left this earth. Make your next getaway to a place of limitless ice, sea and sky on the ultimate end of the earth expedition to the Antarctic. Undeniably the most epic polar voyage, the Antarctic is guaranteed to be full of firsts and memories that will last a lifetime.
A frozen tundra of exquisite isolation and breathtaking landscapes await when you embark on an . The question on everyone’s mind has to be, what exactly makes the ice-covered 7th Continent the ultimate vacation spot?
To put the answer simply, the Antarctic is the coldest travel hot spot that will spark your senses like you never imagined possible. Need more convincing? These are some, but far from all, of the amazing reasons why the Antarctic will be the next destination on your travel list.
1. Witness Glacier Calving in Neko Harbour
standing in awe as massive chunks of ice go crashing with a thunderous splash into the harbour below.
2. Penguins, Penguins, Penguins!
During your stop at Neko Harbour make way to the cobblestone beach to see where Gentoo penguins breed, nest and play. As you start to hear the rookeries of Gentoo penguins chattering, get your camera ready because you’ll want to capture the remarkably adorable sight of a penguin covered beach.
Keep an eye on the shoreline because this beautiful cobblestone beach is also a popular haul out location for Weddell seals and fur seals.
3. Cross the Antarctic Circle
Gaze upon icebergs, towering fjords and snow-capped mountains as you voyage through the perpetually freezing waters of the Antarctic Ocean to go where only a few have ever before. Find yourself in the northernmost latitude in the southern hemisphere as you reach where most will only dream of going, and achieve the sublime milestone of crossing the .
As you reach 66.5 degrees south of the equator take advantage of this awe-inspiring moment and pop a bottle of champagne to toast in celebration!
4. Go Alpine Heli-Trekking in the Antarctic Peninsula
Take flight and soar above the staggering beauty of the Antarctic landscape below as you take a helicopter ride to otherwise inaccessible places that past explorers could only imagine of going.
Once your helicopter lands upon the icy surface of the Antarctic Peninsula the adventure begins with an invigorating hike across the glaciated terrain. Soak in the stunning views of remote ridge lines and snow-topped mountain peaks during this unrivaled polar excursion that is sure to be the Heli-adventure of a lifetime.
5. Overnight Camp Under the Antarctic Sky
Embrace the elements in the most memorable way when you hunker down to camp overnight in a protected sleeping bag under the midsummer night sky. The most sensational way to become immersed into polar landscape and make your Antarctic vacation a life changing experience.