Tagged: Antarctica

Scientists report seeing an unprecedented 55 blue whales off the UK sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia

Hebridean SkyFollowing the announcement that Antarctica is one of the few Coronavirus-free locations remaining on the planet, it seems that there’s also good news for whale populations in the region – as scientists report seeing an unprecedented 55 blue whales off the UK sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, during a recent 23-day survey. (more…)

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Atlas Unveils its inaugural-winter 2021/22, Antarctica-season

Atlas Ocean Voyages (Logo)Atlas Ocean Voyages today unveiled its inaugural-winter 2021/22, Antarctica-season itineraries. Starting November 19, 2021, World Navigator, Atlas Ocean Voyages’ newest, expedition ship, will embark on 15 LuxpeditionSM journeys and bring adventurers, modern explorers and like-spirited travelers to the Southernmost Continent, Patagonia and the South Georgia and Sandwich Islands. (more…)

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Heritage Expeditions Bucket List Antarctica Voyage Star of 12-hour Slow TV Documentary

Go Further South Slow TV Documentary to Antarctica with Heritage Expeditions

Pioneering small-ship expedition cruise company Heritage Expeditions iconic, 30-day Ross Sea voyage to Antarctica ‘In the Wake of Scott & Shackleton’ has been captured in an epic, 12-hour Slow TV documentary Go Further South premiering at 7:30am on Good Friday (April 10, 2020) on New Zealand’s Prime television station. (more…)

Ponant Reveals Inaugural Antarctic Sailings for Hybrid Expedition Cruise Ship

Fincantieri's subsidiary Vard Will Build The First Arctic LNG Cruise Vessel For Ponant  (Artist impression, Stirling Design Int.)Ponant has revealed the inaugural Antarctic sailings for its first-ever hybrid electric polar vessel, “Le Commandant Charcot”. Among the highlights of the ships 2021/22 winter season will be a visit to Peter Island, one of the least visited islands in the region, as well as tethered hot air balloon rides above Antarctica. (cruisecritic.com)

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