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30 days


Invercargill or Lyttleton




A (you need to be in reasonably good health)

Departure dates


A bucket list journey. Spend ten days of the thirty in the Ross Sea, travelling ashore to soak in the scenery, the wildlife and the history of Antarctica.

Marvel at the fragility of the Antarctic eco systems and travel back in time as you visit the preserved huts of Sir Ernest Shackleton and Captain Robert Falcon Scott.

To enter this region is a privilege, a journey to the last great unspoiled part of the world’s oceans. Wildlife is abundant during the brief summer months and includes Adélie and Emperor penguins, south polar skuas, snow petrels, southern fulmars and many more species of birds.

Whales and seals abound, feeding in the rich waters around the ice edge.

Travel safely with the Captain and crew as they negotiate your expedition boat through the Southern Ocean. The expedition leaders are some of the most experienced Southern Ocean naturalists, who have devoted a lifetime to research in this region. On board the atmosphere is peaceful and warm, more akin to a private yacht than a cruise ship and with just 50 passengers a very tangible camaraderie is created amongst passengers and crew. 

The information evenings will give you an insight on the wonders of this frozen landscape.