What wildlife can be seen in the Antarctic Circle?
The most famous animal in Antarctica is the penguin, 17 species in total. Different species of birds, whales, killer whales, dolphins and seals can also be seen. A paradise for animal lovers.
What is the weather like in Antarctica?
The lowest temperature ever recorded was in July 1983 at -89.2 degrees Celsius.
The average annual temperature is about -10 on the Antarctic Coast. However, our tours run in summer, from late October until March, known to be the warmest months at about 0 degrees.
Do I need to be fit to cross the Antarctic Circle?
Being fit is not a must, however, being in a good health is necessary. You need to be able to get in and out of zodiacs during land expeditions, knowing that it can be slippery. A doctor is on board during the tour, but you are still a long way from any other medical assistance.
Do I need a visa to travel to East Antarctica?
A pre-arranged visa is not required to enter Antarctica from Australia and New Zealand.
How long will it take to reach East Antarctica?
Cruises to Antarctica from Tasmania or New Zealand take longer than going from Ushuaia. It is possible to reach Antarctica in 6 or 7 days. Most voyages include a break by visiting The Snares, Auckland Islands, Macquarie Island and Campbell Island.
Is it safe to travel to Antarctica?
All our tours are 100% tried and tested to ensure that when you travel with us, you are doing so in a controlled and safe environment with trained experts. Also, one of our biggest concerns is the weather conditions to ensure you have the best adventure without risk of injuries to you or the vessel. For your safety, activities may occasionally need to be rescheduled or cancelled.