Towering glaciers,amazing wildlife encounters with penguins, whales and seals, snow-covered landscapes, massive icebergs and the option for guests to choose their favorite activities every day, characterize an expedition cruise to Antarctica with One Ocean Expeditions.
These expedition cruises include visits to the South Shetland Islands, the western and northern sections of the Antarctic Peninsula, the stunning and wild Weddell Sea region located on the eastern side of the Antarctic Peninsula, crossing the Antarctic Circle and sailings to South Georgia.
South Georgia impresses with its high wildlife populations and polar history sites, following the footsteps of Sir Ernest
Shackletons expedition. Adding to the experience will be a visit to several locations in the Falkland Island archipelago -
home to nesting Albatross and the colorful King penguin.
Guests break into small special interest groups, discovering Antarctica and its remarkable wildlife through hiking tours onshore, zodiac cruising, whale watching tours and photography. For the more adventurous, overnight camping and sea kayaking options are available. Expert lead visits to historic huts and working research stations add another dimension to the voyage.