High Season 2019 Voyages
In January, summer is at its peak bringing the pitter patter of penguin chicks and baby seals. In February, inquisitive penguin chicks who are starting to fledge dominate the rookeries, whale sightings and leopard seal predation reach their peak.
Antarctica Cruises January 2019
The penguin rookeries are a hive of activity with the adult birds kept busy round-the-clock feeding and protecting their fluffy and photogenic young.
Antarctica Cruises February 2019
February is prime time for both whale sightings, particularly in Wilhelmina Bay, and heading south to the Polar Circle.
Shoulder Season 2019 Voyages
By March, as the Antarctic season starts to draw to a close, keen whale watchers get their best chances for close encounters, while young penguins are busy fledging and learning to swim. With the sun now lower in the sky, photographers love March for the soft light conditions and dramatic sunsets.
For those who like to plan ahead, which we always recommend when it comes to Antarctica, the winter 2018/19 dates and prices are now available. We've got a wide range of voyages with a choice of 21 small expedition ships.