Penguins

Penguins

There's nothing like getting up close and personal with several species of penguins, either at home in their breeding colonies or resting on colorful icebergs. King penguin colonies on South Georgia number in the hundreds of thousands, while Adele, Gentoo and Chinstrap penguins are found throughout the Antarctic region.

Antarctic Wildlife

Antarctic Wildlife

The Antarctic region is home to a seemingly endless variety of wildlife, including the amazing Wandering Albatross and other birds in the Albatross family. Lumbering elephant seals are the giants among the seals, and a number of water-based and winged predators also call the region home.

Antarctic Scenery

Antarctic Scenery

An endless array of colorful icebergs can be found in the Southern Ocean, often reaching mind-boggling size and tremendous depth of color. Long daylight hours and clear air make for beautiful vistas on both land and sea. And on islands in the region, an abundance of wildlife packs the beaches.