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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?”

Heather's Trip Date:

16th Feb - 15th Mar 2020

Heather's Ship:

Island Sky

What was your most memorable moment?

So many, but the most memorable was the humpback whale that came to our boat as we were getting ready to leave the Antarctic peninsula. The whale spent nearly 20 minutes entertaining the boat, and checking us out, not an inhibition in the world. We waved excitedly as it turned and fluked a final goodbye.

Which of the following best describes your adventure?

Life changing

On a scale of 0 to 10, how likely is it that you would recommend Swoop to a friend or colleague?

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10 out of 10

Tell us about the expedition team

Expedition team was awesome. We learned a lot and got to connect with many of them. Really impressive group. We were particularly impressed with Ben Osborne, the photography coach. Also, Adam. Adam is a remarkable story teller.

Tell us about the Island Sky

The captain and crew were just lovely. Well taken care of boat. The food was plentiful, maybe too plentiful, and delicious.

Tell us about the wildlife

Each day was better than the last. We got to see and experience so much in the way of wildlife. The expedition leader did a fantastic job ensuring that we got to see and enjoy so much wildlife.

Do you have any tips or advice for other people planning a trip to Antarctica?

Not really.

Has your experience changed your perspective in any way?

It has, and I’m still mulling all of that over. The histories of human and wildlife interaction, the heroic age of exploration, climate change, stunning landscape. There’s a lot to process, a lot to think about.

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