As untouched as the surface of Earth gets, Antarctica is truly the greatest terrestrial wilderness left on our planet. That alone is enticement enough to visit for many people, but the White Continent’s charms go beyond its sheer remoteness: This is also a stunningly gorgeous place. Given Antarctica hosts no permanent human population and its only developed facilities are … [Read more...]
Antarctica Vacation Planning Tips
Are you ready to venture where very few other travelers have? Let these personal travel stories, ideas and tips help make your Antarctic vacation even better.
Seabourn has teamed with Ship to Shore Traveler to provide you a comprehensive packing list of recommended essential expedition clothing and accessories for Antarctica. Ship to Shore Traveler has 25 years of experience outfitting travelers. Staffed by outdoor enthusiasts who have worked as expedition staff and zodiac drivers and have clocked over 220 expeditions to … [Read more...]
Ah, Antarctica: the mighty Southern Continent, a giant wedge of ice, frozen mountains, and iceberg-littered waters composing the greatest terrestrial wilderness remaining on Planet Earth. The outside world didn’t even know about Antarctica until the early 19th century; since then, the international community has made a concerted effort to learn as much as possible about this … [Read more...]
To the surprise of many visitors, Antarctica is not a huge mass of icy emptiness, devoid of life. In fact, cruisers are often surprised at the number of wildlife encounters that they may experience during an Antarctica itinerary. Antarctica is a fascinating destination that deserves more than just a quick visit to check it off a list. A Seabourn expedition is one great … [Read more...]
Majestic, unspoiled natural splendors await on an ultra-luxury cruise with Seabourn — snow-capped volcanoes reflected in crystalline lakes, massive glaciers and fjords, the rugged grandeur of Patagonia, Cape Horn and beyond, the sweeping landscapes and diverse wildlife of Antarctica. Seabourn Cruises' skilled expedition staff will plan and manage our cruise and coordinate … [Read more...]