Emperor Penguins of the Bellingshausen Sea
This off the beaten track Antarctica expedition will take you into the heart of the Bellingshausen Sea in search of the elusive Emperor penguin.
Take an extraordinary expedition cruise to the Bellingshausen Sea, this area is most often covered in ice, very difficult to reach, and very seldom explored! A magnificent spectacle, you will explore the mysterious and less frequently visited Charcot and Peter I Islands. Encounter the legendary emperor Penguin, the largest of all penguin species. As the gradual winter gives way to austral spring you will encounter penguin chicks, a truly incredible moment sure to leave a strong emotional impression.
This is truly a unique Antarctic journey on the outstanding new luxury exploration vessel, the Le Commandant-Charcot.
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"Encounter the legendary Emperor Penguin, the largest of all penguin species. This is the aim of this voyage and it has been designed to almost guarantee sightings!" Tara, Team Viva
Discover the Bellingshausen Sea region, and areas rarely visited by other expeditions, including Peter I Island and Charcot Island.
Visit Stonington, with historic remains of a British research station, this island is now an important breeding ground for Antarctic terns and south polar skuas.