The Antarctic Peninsula
Take a 12 day Antarctica cruise on the Hebridean Sky or Island Sky - an adventure, but in comfort! Explore Antarctica, the world’s last frontier and it's last pristine wilderness. Accompanied by expert guides who will educate and delight you on everything there is to know about the polar region, your Antarctica cruise will take you across the legendary Drake Passage and around the South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula.
Shore excursion by Zodiac will take you through ice-filled channels, around beautifully-shaped icebergs and vast glaciers, and in the shadow of imposing mountains. Added to this breathtaking scenery are the spectacular wildlife encounters, both at sea and on land. Scores of penguins of many varieties dot the shore and ice floes, elephant seals laze on the beaches of the South Shetland Islands, minke and humpback whales feed in the nutrient-rich waters, countless numbers of seabirds fill the skies and seals and sea lions zoom in and around the ice. Your Antarctica cruise will leave you with unforgettable memories of this incredible place.
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Antarctica is home to whales, seals, penguins and birds
Witness vast varieties of different penguin species in their colonies
Sail among magnificent icebergs and snow-capped mountains