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Customer Rating On return from their adventure we ask customers: “On a scale of 0-10, with 10 being the highest, how likely is it that you would recommend Swoop to a friend or colleague?”
Stanley's Trip Date:
25th Jan - 6th Feb 2023
What was your most memorable moment?
Kayaking in the ice and seeing the penguins swimming beside us.
Which of the following best describes your adventure?
On a scale of 0 to 10, how likely is it that you would recommend Swoop to a friend or colleague?
10 out of 10
On a scale of 0 to 10, how would you rate your trip: Fly & Cruise the Antarctic Peninsula?
10 out of 10
Tell us about the Kayaking
Quite strenuous for us older folks. However you have the choice of opting out. Personally I decided to only go on one excursion per day, unless the weather and scenery was exceptional.
Tell us about the Sylvia Earle
The food was excellent and plentiful. We opted for the Captains cabin so we had a living room and walk in closet! To bad that the health club was closed as a massage or two would have been the icing on the cake!
Were Swoop right to recommend Aurora Expeditions?
Tell us about Zodiac excursions
The Zodiac excursions were wonderful. Zodiacs are the perfect craft to visit these remote islands. Loved the visit to the whaling station at Conception Island. We saw an excellent documentary film on the whaling industry before our visit.
Tell us about the expedition team
All the team members were wonderful. I loved listening to Jack, the historian. He is very animated and articulate.
Do you have any tips or advice for other people planning a trip to Antarctica?
If you are planning on kayaking bring some thin waterproof gloves. The gloves I had would not fit inside the poggies and as I was constantly taking cell phone pictures my hands were gloveless and consequently cold.
Has your experience changed your perspective in any way?
The icecap is immense and amazing. We need to do everything we can to protect this remote part of the world.
Would you be interested in travelling to The Arctic with Swoop?
Would you be interested in travelling to Patagonia with Swoop?
Would you consider another trip to Antarctica with Swoop?