Antarctica is a breathtakingly wild and beautiful destination full of contradictions and intrigue. In the summer months there is virtually no night and wildlife such as penguins and seals are in their prime. In winter the scenery is even more raw and magnificent with iceberg infused seas and snow and ice clad moutains and plains.
It is like no destination you will have ever visited before and being the last uninhabited continent on the planet it will leave a lasting impression that will be hard to compare.
No matter where you travel in the region you will be awe struck and inspired by the sights and sounds (or lack thereof) whether it be from dry land or on the icy waters.
For those seeking more adventurous pursuits there is a multitude to choose from, from kayaking through silent sleeping icebergs, camping on ice clad lands under pristine and starry skies or scaling the rugged snow capped mountains there is sure to be something that will get the adrenaline pumping.
There are a number of different itineraries to choose from whether it is your first visit to this unforgettable land or you are returning after many visits. Since the main way to experience this vast continent is by ship there are also a variety of cruises and cruise styles to choose from.
Due to the location of Antarctica, across the Drake Passage on the southern most tip of South America, the Antarctican experience is often combined with a South American such as Argentina or Chile.
For those short of time or do not want to spend their entire time in Antarctica on a boat there is also the option to do a fly and cruise which removes the sea voyage from South America to the Antarctic peninsula.