The Great White Continent, Antarctica, holds the rather dubious title of the coldest, driest and windiest continent on the planet, yet Antarctica tours and cruises which reveal the dramatic extremes of this breathtakingly beautiful and frozen continent are immensely popular and offer amazing travel experiences that tours to other destinations can’t touch.
From up-close encounters with myriad species of wildlife among the blue icebergs floating serenely in the surrounding waters to the soaring rock faces and snow-capped peaks that seem to hail from another world, our Antarctica cruises take you through our world’s last true frontier in comfort and style. And with adventure tours ranging in length from six to twenty-three days, South America Tours’ Antarctica expeditions have something to offer everyone looking to experience first-hand the exhilarating landscapes that adventurers and explorers like Shackleton risked their lives to conquer
Experience one of the world’s final frontiers on an exhilarating tour that immerses your senses in the breathtaking beauty of Antarctica, a continent of highlights that boasts a diversity of environments and wildlife that would surprise most travellers. Our tours enable you to experience the Great White Continent like never before, not only taking you through the Antarctic Peninsula to highlights such as South Georgia, Le Maire Chanel and Elephant Island, but getting you up close with penguins, seals and whales and immersing you in the captivating scenery that is Antarctica. Tour highlights include:
- Exotic wildlife, including chinstrap penguins and minke, humpback and orca whales
- The exhilarating, out-of-this-world landscapes of the South Shetland Archipelago
- The Beagle Channel and the rare birdlife that calls the archipelago home
- Exciting optional activities such as polar ice camping and sea kayaking
South America Tours Pty Ltd offers a broad variety of tours and cruises to Antarctica, many of which depart from the world’s southernmost city, Ushuaia (Argentina), though itineraries vary greatly, with some tours including the Falkland Islands and others flying from Punta Arenas (Argentina) across the Drake Passage.
This air journey is a highlight in itself, as flying into Antarctica and landing at King George Island offers travellers a truly unique perspective on the Great White Continent with its dramatic frozen landscapes that are like nothing found anywhere else on Earth. With South America Tours, anything is possible, so start by looking through our travel ideas listed below and let one of our travel experts help you select and customise the perfect Antarctica adventure holiday.
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