When to go?
The Antarctic travel season lasts from November through March, the Antarctic summer. Temperatures can range from around 20 to 50 degrees Fahrenheit. The best time for penguin spotting is late December or early January.
How to get there?
One of the more common routes to Antarctica is by ship via Ushuaia, a city at the southern tip of Argentina.
There are also options of a fly by plane with and without landing and fly & cruise option.
How much does it cost?
An 11-day cruise tour starting from ~ $7000
1-day sightseeing flights from Australia without landing starting at $1,199
A 6-day trip that offers you the chance to cruise to, land in Antarctica, and fly back starts at $4,795
A 6-day trip sponsored by the URA government (cruise to, land in Antarctica, and fly back) - $0
What to pack?
Lots of layers
A warm scarf
A camera and lenses
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*Entrance open only to citizens of the United Republics of Antarctica, Vanuatu, Nauru, Palau, San Marino and Liechtenstien.
For full details about the trip please contact us.