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  • A rigid-inflatable boat cruises between the icebergs at Cierva Cove, Antarctica. Image: Shaney Hudson

    Antarctica: Forever searching for Snow Hill Island

    This remote, mysterious and isolated realm of the emperor penguin is just one of a succession of high points on a jubilant foray into the icy waters of the Antarctic… Read More»

  • Penguins, St Andrews Bay, South Georgia. Image: Chris Van Hove.

    Antarctica: Into the great white

    Ernest Shackleton’s attempted land crossing of Antarctica became one of history’s greatest survival stories. Almost a century later, intrepid travellers can follow in his footsteps — navigating icebergs and coming… Read More»

  • Wild Camping, Antarctica.

    Antarctica: Wild camping

    “So you’re volunteering for self-inflicted pain?” teases our waitress, Charlotte, aboard the Oceanwide Expedition-owned Ortelius. “Sure are!” we chime, as confidently as possible, as we kit up to spend a… Read More»

  • The Beautiful South: Antarctica

    Discover the no-mans land of epic landscapes and wildlife that once seen is barely believed and prepare yourself for a cruise adventure like no other. Read More»

  • Antarctica: Polar swimming

    Black ash dusts enormous glaciers rising from the shingled beach. It’s -4C, the peak of Antarctic summer, and light snow is falling from the sky. Rusting oil vats, the remnants… Read More»



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