The King penguins of South Georgia are a colorful group both in striking feathers and the many interesting behaviors.
On this particular voyage to Antarctica the giant petrels commanded my attention!
Fly-cruises are becoming a popular way to see Antarctica and more ships are offering that option which you can find on our website (just do a trip search and choose fly-cruise in the destination dr
"One hundred years ago this December, the world waited breathlessly to hear who would reach the South Pole first – the dashing Captain Robert Scott, or the determined Norwegian, Roald Amundsen." Se
We missed our zodiac landing this afternoon due to high wind conditions at both our primary and secondary landing sites. What a treat it turned out to be.
Antarctica is known as the white continent and the wildlife is mostly black and white as an adaption for predator avoidance.
The Ban on heavy fuel oil in Antarctica is good for the environment and hasn’t really impacted small ship expedition cruising in the region.
If you have time and wildlife and Antarctic history are your focus for an Antarctic Adventure then a Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica voyage may be your trip of a lifetime!
Happy Feet is now well enough to take his first swim at the Wellington Zoo in New Zealand today. The zoo attendant had to give him a bit of a push.
The best way to get the most out of your Antarctica or Arctic cruise is to keep an open mind, not have preconceived ideas of landings and wildlife sightings, and to relax and enjoy the journey.
In June I did a blog post about packing for your Polar adventure so don’t worry this one will be different…
Everyone that goes to Antarctica has the dream and their fingers crossed that they will spot an Emperor Penguin on their voyage.
You’ve made the decision to take a trip to the Arctic or Antarctica.
On my first zodiac cruise in Antarctica we approached a large Leopard Seal resting on a small ice floe w
Here's a great article by Paul Motter based on an interview with Polar Cruises President Chuck Cross. It's about cruising Antarctica and the Arctic. Check it out...you may learn something new!