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Visiting Antarctica in February

February is an excellent time to visit Antarctica for those looking to experience the region’s wildlife, unique landscapes, and outdoor activities. However, it’s essential to note that weather conditions in Antarctica can be unpredictable, so it’s always best to check with your travel provider before booking your trip.

5 Reasons to Visit Antarctica in February

1. Weather

 February is still part of the Antarctic summer, and the weather remains relatively mild, with temperatures ranging from around -5°C to 5°C (23°F to 41°F). The weather is generally stable during this time, making it easier to travel and explore the region.

2. Wildlife

Although the wildlife may start to become less active in February, there are still plenty of opportunities to see penguins, seals, and whales. It’s an ideal time for birdwatchers, as many of the migratory birds have returned to the region.

3. Activities

February is still an excellent time for outdoor activities such as kayaking, hiking, and camping. The weather is generally more stable, and the days are longer, making it easier to enjoy these activities.

4. Daylight

 In February, Antarctica still experiences nearly 24 hours of daylight, which provides visitors with ample time to explore the region and take part in outdoor activities.

5. Whales

February is an excellent time for whale watching in Antarctica, as many of the whales are still in the region, including humpback whales and orcas.

Whales are very active in the Antarctic waters during February


Antarctica Cruises in February

Antarctica – Polar Circle

This cruise passes through waters travelled by Humpback, Minke and Fin whales. Anchoring in various spots around the region, the expedition offers the chance to hike, kayak, and dive in the iceberg-heavy waters.
$ 8,650

Crossing the Circle

The farther south we go, the more sea ice we are likely to encounter, along with incredible wildlife and awe-inspiring scenery. Should we arrive at 66°33’S, we’ll join the small band of explorers that can claim they have made it this far south.
$ 11,215

Falkland Islands – South Georgia – Elephant Island – Antarctica – Polar Circle

Enjoy spectacular landing sites on the Falkland Islands and encounters with black-browed albatrosses and rockhopper penguins.
$ 16,700

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