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Antarktis
January 18, 2023 - 
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VOYAGE HIGHLIGHTS An extra day on the Antarctic Peninsula Full access to the onboard photo experts Nearly 24 hours of daylight/twilight Camping & Kayaking available Daily Excursions (weather permitting)
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December 27, 2022 - 
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2023-12-07 - 
Dec 17, 2023
This Antarctic Peninsula and South Shetland Islands cruise delivers you into a landscape of dark rugged rock, pure white snow, and a fantastic variety of wildlife. Come say hello to whales, seals, and thousands of penguins....
2023-12-24 - 
Jan 05, 2024
“Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. We offer “activity modules” which go beyond our normal shore program. The vessel will stay for two or three days at specific locations to serve our active passenge...
2023-12-23 - 
Jan 04, 2024
“Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. We offer “activity modules” which go beyond our normal shore program. The vessel will stay for two or three days at specific locations to serve our active passenge...
2023-12-12 - 
Dec 24, 2023
“Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. We offer “activity modules” which go beyond our normal shore program. The vessel will stay for two or three days at specific locations to serve our active passenge...
2023-12-11 - 
Dec 23, 2023
“Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. We offer “activity modules” which go beyond our normal shore program. The vessel will stay for two or three days at specific locations to serve our active passenge...
2023-11-30 - 
Dec 12, 2023
“Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. We offer “activity modules” which go beyond our normal shore program. The vessel will stay for two or three days at specific locations to serve our active passenge...
2023-11-25 - 
Dec 07, 2023
“Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. We offer “activity modules” which go beyond our normal shore program. The vessel will stay for two or three days at specific locations to serve our active passenge...
2023-11-20 - 
Nov 30, 2023
See the Antarctic from the vantage point of a true expedition leader – from the air. Our helicopter capability on the Ortelius provides you the unique chance to view an emperor penguin rookery numbering upwards of 4,000 breeding pairs, located just south of Snow Hill Island. Heavy...
2023-11-13 - 
Nov 25, 2023
“Base camp” is by definition a temporary storing and starting place, from which an activity starts. We offer “activity modules” which go beyond our normal shore program. The vessel will stay for two or three days at specific locations to serve our active passenge...
2023-11-09 - 
Nov 23, 2023
Few places compare to South Georgia in terms of exotic wildlife and jaw-dropping scenery. On this exploratory voyage you can enjoy wandering albatross colonies while also seeing some of the biggest breeding spots for king penguins and elephant seals on Earth – along with day after...

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 polar 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.

Humpback whales bump into zodiac

Whales are very active in the Antarctic waters during February

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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
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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
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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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