Things to Do in Antarctica

Spend your days cruising through Antarctica’s singular landscapes or marvelling at the sheer expanse of South Georgia’s penguin colonies - they really have to be seen to be believed. We offer boundless Antacric experiences including taking you to a former research facility at Port Lockroy or out onto the water in a zodiac to see the marine life. Browse our curated list of experiences below.

Things to do
Exploring the Lemaire Channel

Exploring the Lemaire Channel

Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

Boasting some of the most spectacular mountain scenery and icebergs, the Lemaire Channel is a truly beautiful part of the Antarctic Peninsula to explore, both on your ship and on Zodiac excursions.

Adventure
Spectacular South Georgia

Spectacular South Georgia

South Georgia, Antarctica

Longer Antarctic expeditions include time exploring South Georgia, arguably the highlight of your cruise. With breathtaking scenery, huge congregations of king and macaroni penguins and amazing birdlife, there is so much to discover here.

Wildlife Adventure
The Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands

With clear skies, seamless horizons and large numbers of penguins and albatross to be found on white sand beaches and amongst tufts of vibrant tussock grass, The Falkland Islands are rich in natural beauty and a visit here is culturally fascinating too.

Wildlife Adventure Off the beaten track
Visiting Port Lockroy

Visiting Port Lockroy

Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

Port Lockroy is a British-built research station situated on Goudier Island and restored into a museum about the early explorers in 1996. A fascinating place to explore, and plenty of gentoo penguins outside to entertain you, too.

Couples
Zodiac excursions

Zodiac excursions

Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica

One of the real highlights of an Antarctic cruise is getting out on the water in small Zodiac vessels, the ideal way to get up close to the icebergs, wildlife and marine life.

Adventure Wildlife
Antarctic Peninsula

Antarctic Peninsula

Antarctic Peninsula

Travelling through Antarctica takes you through a landscape unlike anywhere else on earth. Your time here introduces you to this evocative landscape, with trips ashore and onboard presentations providing an understanding of the scenery and its wildlife.

Antarctic Sound

Antarctic Sound

At sea

Sailing towards the Antarctic Sound brings you to a dramatically different landscape, rich in Adelie penguins and little-travelled waterways. Largely covered in sea ice for much of the year, the region offers a wealth of flora and fauna to discover.

Disembarkation and fly to Punta Arenas, Chile

Disembarkation and fly to Punta Arenas, Chile

King George Island, South Shetland Islands

As you reach the end of your Antarctic expedition, you disembark the boat and cross the Drake Passage once more, flying back to Punta Arenas.

Fly to King George Island

Fly to King George Island

Punta Arenas

Fly from Punta Arenas to Antarctica and you cross the legendary Drake Passage in just a few hours, arriving into the South Shetland Islands to meet your ship at King George Island.

South Shetland Islands

South Shetland Islands

Antarctica

Sailing around the South Shetland Islands offers an opportunity to observe some of the continent’s most iconic wildlife species and a landscape of spellbinding beauty.

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