Antarctica is the world's place of solitude, adventurous travellers can discover an ethereal landscape that remains mostly uninhabited by man. This appealingly inaccessible continent is home to towering mountains, bulky glaciers and luminous, dreamlike icebergs. Antarctica is a destination merging the contrasts of nature's serene and powerful abilities. Unspoiled by light pollution, Antarctica also puts on one of the greatest cosmos displays in the world. Gaze up at night and delight in an exceptionally clear sky full of stars, and fulfil the alternative bucket list with the Aurora Australis - AKA the Southern Lights!
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Observation Hill - View of Mount Erebus and the Ross Ice Shelf
Deception Island - former whaling trade station
Access is only available by boat!
Antarctic climate is characterized by low temperature, high wind velocities, and frequent blizzards. High altitude and continuous darkness in winter combine to make the interior of Antarctica the coldest place on earth. Summer temperatures are unlikely to be warmer than -15° C.