Things You'll See in Antarctica
What You'll See in Antarctica
Antarctica is a continent of infinite beauty, attracting travelers from around the world. The white snow, crystal waters, and sparkle of the night sky will take you to a place you’ve never been. Benefit from some of the best opportunities to spot wildlife while you visit Antarctica. Whether you’re looking for whales, seals, penguins, or birds, Antarctica is home to all.
On most days of the cruise, you will disembark the ship for exciting land excursions. Say hello to the Elephant and Weddell seals curled up on the nearby rocks. Emperor, Chinstrap, and Adelié penguins inhabit the icy terrain and are excited to meet new travelers exploring the land. Keep your cool if they come close, they are just as curious about you, as you are about them!
For a better glimpse of the frozen blue water, take a ride in Zodiak boats or kayak around the piercing ice glaciers. If the weather permits, you will get clear vision of a variety of marine life, including cormorants, penguins, albatross, sea lions, seals, leopard seals, whales, orcas, and more.
A variety of whales swim in the chilly waters of Antarctica, and there are specific months where it is more common to spot them. Make sure to take note of the whaling season, if that’s what you’re looking for out of your trip.
At night, Antarctica’s sky becomes the best canvas for cosmos displays. The unpolluted sky is ignited with light by the stars. Gaze up and marvel at the exceptional clearness of the stars.
Prepare for constant surprise in Antarctica, as every day holds a new adventure.