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What kind of Travellers visit Antarctica – Is this you?

Antarctica is unlike any other travel destination. There are no fancy hotels or restaurants. There are no architectural wonders, museums, or popular attractions. Churches, theatres, gardens, parks, and festivals are also absent. There isn’t even a sense of native culture as indigenous groups have never settled on the great Southern Continent. Antarctica Travellers So how does a place such as …

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Cruising Antarctica Solo – When Travelling Alone is Anything But Lonely

Cruising Antarctica solo? Here’s how!   Planning a cruise to Antarctica without a travel companion to share cabin costs? We give you the lowdown on the amazing benefits of solo travel to this amazing continent and give you tips on how to avoid high supplement costs. And remember: just because you travel solo to the end of the world, it …

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10 Must Visit Sub-Antarctic Islands

Antarctica is rightly a destination on many people’s bucket list. Antarctica’s mountainous landscapes, glimmering glaciers and imposing icebergs are truly breath taking. But Antarctica is also surrounded on all sides by sub-Antarctic islands. Most of them are mere specks in the Southern Ocean – not even shown on most world maps. You may ask – considering they are so small …

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How much does it cost to visit Antarctica From Australia?

The cost of a cruise to Antarctica is arguably the primary concern for potential adventurers. We could bet our bottom dollar that you’ve already heard about how expensive this destination is, and you’re likely sweating buckets thinking you’d have to sell your right kidney in order to afford this most majestic of journeys. Relax. Antarctica is certainly not the cheapest …

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How Long Does It Take To Get to Antarctica from Australia?

Wondering how long it takes to reach Antarctica from Australia? We give you the lowdown of all your options, outline the time frames involved, and include tips on what you should consider, before planning what will undoubtedly be an unforgettable adventure to the end of the world. When planning a trip from Australia to Antarctica, it helps to have an …

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The Best Antarctica Cruise Ship

 Choosing the best Antarctica cruise ship for your upcoming venture to the end of the world, may seem like an adventure of its own accord. With so many vessels to choose from, and so many things to consider, navigating your way through the fleet (pun totally intended!) can seem a little daunting. So we’re here to help. We’ve combined our …

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Things to do in Antarctica

Are you planning a cruise to Antarctica and think all you’ll do is sit back on your deck-chair, hot cuppa in hand, and admire the scenery? Think again! Antarctica is not only one of the most mesmerising travel destinations on the planet, it is also one of the most interactive. The 10 Best Things to See and Do in Antarctica …

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How to get to Antarctica?

Want to know how to get to Antarctica? We detail the most popular ways to reach the great White Continent and give you the lowdown of the pros and cons of each method. Because when it comes to reaching Antarctica…getting there is half the fun! Antarctica is an enigmatic destination, a place that seems so far removed from most people’s …

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Travel Insurance tips for Antarctica Cruising for Australians

Planning a visit to Antarctica is an exhilarating process yet although choosing the right insurance cover for your trip isn’t nearly as glamorous as choosing which cruise ship or flight option you’ll take, it is just as important. If not more so. Frequent travellers attest to insurance being one of the most important components of any trip, be it to …

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Activities in Antarctica – walk with penguins, dive with seals

Antarctica, the continent where the silence is deafening and where emptiness is fills the scenery, is known as a great destination to spot a plethora of wildlife such as great penguin colonies, sleepy seals or different types of whales. But beside spotting the wildlife on Antarctica, there are many other Activities in Antarctica that can be done to make an …

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