Australian Geographic and Hurtigruten Expeditions have partnered to offer you a once-in-a-lifetime experience. In November next year explore Antarctica, touring icebergs and visiting penguin colonies ashore. You’ll also go to the Falkland Islands, visit its capital Stanley and see penguins and seals.
Expeditioners on Australia’s four Antarctic and sub-Antarctic research stations have gone for a chilly swim to celebrate the winter solstice.
Antarctica has given birth to the largest iceberg currently afloat in the world, a 4320 sq km behemoth called A-76 that is almost twice the size of the ACT.
The potential for the COVID-19 virus to jump to Antarctica’s unique and already vulnerable wildlife has scientists extremely concerned.
The Southern Ocean, also called the Antarctic Ocean (or even the Austral ocean), is like no other and best described in superlatives. Here’s everything you need to know about why it’s so bloody important.