Small-Ship Expedition Cruise

Best of Antarctica: Pristine Wilderness


AA Best of Antarctica Pristine Wilderness Map


  • Antarctica Penguin

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    Experience the wildlife of the South Shetland Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula

    Sailing towards Antarctica there is a fall in temperature as we cross the Antarctic Convergence. You’ll see seabirds, whales, and other species that are attracted by the nutrient-rich waters.

    Enjoy opportunities to see albatross, several species of penguins, as well as elephant seals, whales, and dolphins!

  • Zodiac cruise antarctica

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    Enjoy regular Zodiac excursions and landings amid spectacular scenery

    To set foot on the continent of Antarctica is a rare privilege only a few can claim. Via Zodiac you will be able to appreciate the Antarctic ice and landscape up close.

    Photograph stunning vistas set above still, clear water and explore Antarctica’s fascinating and beautiful terrain on guided landings.

  • A traveller in conversation with expedition guide

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    Learn about Antarctic history from expert guides

    No moment is wasted aboard Ocean Endeavour. You’ll be fascinated by the history of exploration in Antarctic waters, delivered by our onboard resource staff.

    Take your pick of our extensive collection of carefully curated books that will help you dive deeper into everything you learn along the way!

  • Mountains of antarctica

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    Admire breathtaking scenery such as icebergs, glaciated mountains, and volcanoes

    Geology, glaciology, volcanology: in Antarctica, the mighty forces of the Earth are everywhere in evidence!

    View the variety and beauty of icebergs, glaciers, and rugged mountains—many formed by volcanic activity.


Ocean Endeavour Scotland

Ocean Endeavour – Antarctica

Our spacious, ice-strengthened vessel features twenty Zodiacs, and advanced navigation equipment. A doctor, paramedic, medical clinic, and enhanced health regime offer peace of mind. Roomy facilities offer comfortable travel with plenty of breathing room for all.

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