Known as ‘the white continent’ at the bottom of the world, Antarctica boasts a spectacular peninsula and is surrounded by beautiful islands and waterways. By travelling to Antarctica, you can experience walking along beaches covered with thousands of penguins; gliding around enormous tabular icebergs and kayaking amid abundant marine life.
Journey to a new region of the world and visit the Antarctic Peninsula on a trip booked through One World 365. We have expeditions from the worlds leading travel operators who will take you off the beaten track to destinations like South Georgia, the Falkland Islands, the Weddell and Ross Seas, Patagonia and also Antarctica. The vast majority of visitors reach Antarctica via holidays, most commonly from Argentina or Chile. Antarctica is a haven for migratory birds, whales, seals and other marine mammals that travel to the continent each summer to feast in its food-rich coastal waters. You simply cannot visit Antarctica without exploring its fascinating wildlife.
Most tours start in Ushuaia in Argentina and trips usually finish with a flight from the Antarctic peninsula to Punta Arenas in Chile.
Departing from Argentina you will join cruise vessels which will take you off the beaten track to explore Antarctica. There are different trips for all time schedules, ships can vary in size but are usually very comfortable and will provide everything you need. You will be joined by experienced staff who will be able to give you information on the region and there will plenty of time to relax and enjoy the surroundings. Antarctica is the only continent with no indigenous population and you will learn more about this region on a guided holiday.
All ships are very safe and a lot have been fortified with ice-strengthened material which make them perfect for travelling in this part of the world. On some trips there will be the option to join helicopter and flight-seeing trips where you can be dazzled by the amazing view from the sky. If you like nature and wildlife you will love these trips, you will get to see a diverse range of animals like penguins, whales and albatross - some of these will get very close to ships.
Most expeditions to Antarctica take place during the northern summer, between November and March, when the wildlife is at its best. While most people travel Antarctica by cruise ship, those more adventurous are able to explore Antarctica’s scenery by scuba diving, kayaking, mountain climbing or South Pole trekking.
Prices start from around £3000 and departures are all year round. Most prices include ship travel to Antarctica but you will have to pay for flights to departure destinations like Argentina separately.
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