Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica Cruise Port
The Antarctic Peninsula is found to be the northernmost part of the Antarctic mainland and close to the only part of the continent that extends outside the Antarctic Circle. The Peninsula faces South America and lies along the Western Hemisphere. The area is also plentiful with mountains, with the highest peak rising approximately 9,186 feet. Many visitors that have explored the area say the Antarctic Peninsula is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Large icebergs, penguins, whales, seals and sea birds can all be found along the area making for a great attraction of your cruise to Antarctic Peninsula. Below, we have listed a few of our favorite things to do while cruising to the majestic Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica:
View penguin rookeries, seal wallows, bird colonies and whale feeding areas to see the exciting and fun animals up close.
Explore the Cierva Cove and be awed by the tremendous size and variations of the ice formations that surround it on your Antarctic Peninsula cruise.
Make sure to see Port Lockroy and visit the famous Penguin Post Office there that houses a gift shop, museum and of course the penguins!
Gain an insight into life year round on the Antarctic Peninsula through the Vernadsky Research Station.