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. The arrival of December ushers in the beginning of high season and the busiest time for wildlife in the whole Antarctic calendar. With the warmer temperatures the ice is starting to break up allowing exploration of the smaller bays.

Shoulder Season 2019 Voyages

By March, a​s the Antarctic​ season​ starts to draw to a close​, keen whale watchers get their best chance​s​ for close encounters, while young penguins are ​busy ​fledging and learn​ing​ to swim.​ With the sun now lower in the sky, photographers love​ March for the soft light conditions and dramatic sunsets. November then marks the beginning of a new season in Antarctica. Set against the pristine whiteness of early season, the penguins return to their rookeries and busy nesting, while battling Elephant Seals on South Georgia provide plenty of drama.

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