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This month Viva Expeditions are featuring their Great Antarctica Sale, for tours to epic Antarctica, including their Frozen Frontier Tour, Images of Antarctica Tour, In the Wake of Mawson Tour and Shackleton’s Antarctica Tour
This constitutes the ultimate introduction to the White Continent, the last pristine region of the world and our planet’s last frontier, and sits on top of the list of many traveller’s ‘must sees’. This could be the year for you to finally set foot on this magical location, a place where you will discover nature on an epic scale. With flights to South America, the gateway to many Antarctic cruises, cheaper than ever and cruises on special, now might be the time for you to make your dream come true.
The Frozen Frontier Tour starts from Ushuaia, the world’s most southerly city, sailing to the wild and untamed Frozen Frontier of Antarctica to view snow-capped mountain ranges, beautifully-shaped icebergs and spectacular glaciers. Peter FitzSimons will be on board with special lectures, as someone who knows Antarctica well, having penned the best seller Mawson And the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen.
The Images of Antarctica Tour is an exclusive charter to the Antarctic Peninsula, at possibly the best value trip in the market. On this bucket list trip you will often make two landings a day via the fleet of zodiac vessels. Visit the last pristine region of the world, landing at penguin colonies and research stations and observing various different species of whales, seals, penguins and sea birds
In the Wake of Mawson Tour is an exclusive 26-day adventure cruise, retracing the footsteps of Sir Douglas Mawson, a true Australian hero, studying Antarctica and leading the charge on claiming a large chunk of the continent for Australia.
Similarly, with Shackleton’s Antarctica Tour you will be trailing in the wake of the legendary polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, who led three expeditions to the Antarctic and has become well known for his formidable rescue effort of his crew, who were stranded on Elephant island after losing their ship to the wrath of the Antarctic sea ice, back in 1917.
Set amidst awe-inspiring scenery of imposing mountain ranges, beautifully carved icebergs, ice-filled channels and spectacular glaciers, you will be greeted by vast penguin colonies, seals, whales and an abundance of seabirds on all of these tours.