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The Antarctic season runs during the Southern Hemisphere summer months - from November through to March

Weddell Sea
Antarctic Peninsula

Top trips in Antarctica

Best times to go to Antarctica

The Antarctic season runs during the Southern Hemisphere summer months - from November through to March

Exodus offer a wide range of adventure, activity and wildlife expedition voyages to Antarctica. The 7th continent, Antarctica, is for many the ultimate wilderness destination – a pristine area navigable only by small ice-strengthened vessels. Until recently, Antarctica was accessible only to the men and women of meticulously planned pioneering expeditio... Read more

ns. However, following strict environmental guidelines, small groups on expedition vessels can now follow in the footsteps of those explorers and navigate through sea-sculpted bergs and groaning, crumbling glaciers to discover sights rarely seen by humanity.

 

During the short summer months the vast pack ice opens and this often harsh and inhospitable environment plays host to one of the greatest wildlife spectacles on earth. Millions of penguins, petrels and albatrosses breed here, seals laze languidly on ice floes, and whales indulge Zodiacs benignly under virtual 24 hour daylight.

 


To find out more about this fascinating region check out our Country Guide to Antarctica.

 


Articles on the Internet about an Exodus trip Shortlist.com:: Comments on the BBC Wildlife documentary series 'Frozen Planet' and explains you too can visit The Real Frozen Planet (November 2011).

 

 

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Best times to go

Late Spring & early Summer: November-December

Dense crowd of King penguins
Combining the fascinating history and overwhelming wildlife populations of South Georgia with the awesome beauty  of Antarctica itself
Antarctic glacier
Explore the remote and seldom visited Weddell Sea

High Summer – January & February

Adelie penguins on ice
Always one of the most popular departures, this expedition gives more time where it matters, below the Antarctic Circle.
Zodiac approaching Melchior Islands, Antarctic Peninsula
Skip the Drake Passage crossing by flying instead!

Late Summer - February & March

Humpback whales, Antarctica
This is an astonishing adventure into the heart of the Peninsula.
Adelie penguins, Antarctica
Combining the fascinating history and overwhelming wildlife populations of South Georgia with the awesome beauty  of Antarctica itself

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