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2013/14 Itinerary
Peninsula Cruise
10 days from $4,595
Air-Cruise
Fly over the Drake Passage then join your ship in Antarctica. Fly both ways or fly one - sail one options
Across the Circle
Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctic Circle, Historic Areas - kayaking, camping
14 days from $5,499
Ross Sea in the Wake of Scott and Shackleton
Ross Ice Shelf, McMurdo Sound
29 days from $18,700
Antarctica Peninsula to the Ross Sea
Wildlife and History
rarely travelled itinerary
31 days from $24,163

 

Male elephant seals fighting

Sub-Antarctic islands are often teeming with wildlife. They are far enough south to benefit from the huge seasonal productivity of the Antarctic Ocean (that area of sea to the south of the Antarctic Convergence) but not so far south that they are wildlife-unfriendly by being ice-covered and with an extreme cold climate. As a result the shallow and protected beaches in particular are often teeming with seals and penguins such as these Southern Elephant Seal males jousting for supremacy and these King Penguins who are far too regal and aloof to indulge in such roguish behaviour.

Picture courtesy of Mike Usher - Mike went on a Ross Sea expedition on board the Kapitan Khlebnikov in 2005.
You can purchase a selection of Mike's pictures here

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