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20 04, 2017

Scientific Research in Antarctica

By | April 20th, 2017|antarctica information|0 Comments

For centuries humans have been captivated by the mysterious frozen continent of Antarctica. From the earliest sightings by the 19th-century pioneers to the present day, Antarctica continues to be a place of scientific discovery and tremendous insight. Today, scientists from all over the world flock to Antarctica to study the region's climate, geology, and biodiversity. [...]

26 03, 2017

The Southern Lights – Aurora Australis

By | March 26th, 2017|antarctica information|0 Comments

The Southern Lights, commonly known as the Aurora Australis, is one of the world’s greatest wonders. Travellers come from across the globe to witness the spectacular natural light display in the high-altitude Antarctic region.   The Southern lights are much more elusive than their Northern Hemisphere counterpart- Aurora Borealis. There is significantly less land mass [...]

11 03, 2017

Ross Sea Ice Shelf – The World’s Largest Body of Floating Ice

By | March 11th, 2017|antarctica information|0 Comments

The Ross Sea Ice Shelf is one of the most impressive natural attractions in Antarctica. It is the world’s largest floating body of ice, covering approximately 487,000 square kilometres, roughly the size of Spain. The awe-inspiring ice shelf has a 600-kilometre wall of ice open to the sea, which sits between 15-50 metres high. Only [...]

3 03, 2017

Iceberg the size of Bali poised to break off the Antarctic shelf

By | March 3rd, 2017|antarctica news|0 Comments

An iceberg, anticipated to among the largest recorded, is positioned to break away from Antarctica. Scientists from the UK-based research team, Project MIDAS, have been monitoring the developing rift in the Larsen C Ice Shelf since 2014. After months of steady and incremental growth, the division suddenly accelerated, adding an additional 18 kilometres in the [...]

27 02, 2017

How To Stay Safe and Healthy In Antarctica

By | February 27th, 2017|antarctica information|0 Comments

Antarctica can be a beautiful yet perilous place- the risks are real. From frostbite and hypothermia to sunburn, the treacherous and unpredictable environment must be taken seriously. With the right planning and the right precautions, you can make your trip to Antarctica a safe and enjoyable one. Below are our top five tips on how [...]

2 01, 2017

Top 10 tips for visiting Antarctica

By | January 2nd, 2017|antarctica information|0 Comments

Antarctica is a continent few people can say they’ve experienced. Isolated in the Southern Ocean, and covered in ice that averages 1.9km in thickness, a trip to Antarctica is an adventure like no other. It also involves significant planning and research, after all you want to make sure you get the most out of your [...]

10 12, 2016

5 Reasons Why You Should Plan a Trip to Antarctica for Christmas

By | December 10th, 2016|antarctica information|0 Comments

Christmas in Antarctica Are your Christmas dinners starting to get stale? It might be time to try something different. And what could be more different than spending Christmas with the penguinsin Antarctica? While Antarctica might not be the first place that springs to mind for a Christmas break, it’ll definitely be one to remember. Kayak between gigantic icebergs, camp out [...]

20 11, 2016

World’s Largest Marine Reserve in Antarctica is now a Reality

By | November 20th, 2016|antarctica news|0 Comments

Antarctica will now be home to the world’s largest marine reserve. In a landmark international agreement, the European Union and 24 countries unanimously agreed to protect a massive 617,000 square miles of water in the Ross Sea. The agreement was reached a fortnight ago in Hobart, Australia, at the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctica [...]

14 11, 2016

INTERVIEW WITH AN EXPERT – ANDY ROUSE

By | November 14th, 2016|antarctica information|0 Comments

Interview with an expert - Andy Rouse For this months ‘Interview with an expert’ we’re very excited to be talking to one of the best wildlife photographers on the planet – Andy Rouse. Andy’s photos are almost legendary among the wildlife photography community. His strong ethics, patience and natural ability has earned Andy the respect [...]

13 10, 2016

INTERVIEW WITH AN EXPERT – CALLUM SNAPE

By | October 13th, 2016|antarctica information|0 Comments

Interview with an expert – Callum Snape For this months ‘Interview with an expert’ we’re very excited to be talking to one of our favourite landscape photographers on earth – Callum Snape. Callum is a freelance adventure and travel photographer from Banff in the Canadian Rockies. His stunning landscape images have garnered the young Canadian [...]