Best Time to Visit Antarctica with Quark Expeditions

What you see and do during your Antarctic expedition will depend on when you go, read on to learn more! 

Imagine standing on the edge of the world, surrounded by an endless expanse of pristine white, where the air is crisp and the silence is profound. Antarctica, the Earth's final frontier, offers an adventure unlike any other. But when is the best time to embark on this journey to the southernmost continent? Let’s explore the optimal season to experience the breathtaking beauty and unique wildlife of Antarctica and what you can see.


EARLY SEASON - November to December

- Massive Icebergs

- Penguins' courting and nesting rituals

- Orcas, Southerm Elephant and Weddell Seals


MID SEASON - December to February 

- Up to 20 hours of sunlight daily

- Penguin chicks hatch

- Incredible whale-watching at Wilhelmina Bay


LATE SEASON - February - March 

- Receding pack ice allows ships to navigate further south

- Plenty of humpback, minke and killer whales

- Penguin chicks become "teenagers" as they start to frow adult feathers 


Are you ready to make the most of this once-in-a-lifetime experience?


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