When is best to visit Antarctica?
The reasons are: visitor numbers are strictly controlled; the recommended travel season is short, usually starts from late November till early April; and the travel cost ranges from high to very high.
What to do in Antarctica?
The first thing to note is that sea expeditions to Antarctica are made on relatively small polar ships.
Antarctica Cruise: National Geographic Resolution
A recommended option is the National Geographic Resolution, one of the newest purpose-built ships for visitors to explore the polar regions.
It is operated by Lindblad Expeditions, one of the few companies offering Antarctic expeditions. As part of Nat Geo’s partnership with Lindblad, all expeditions include Nat Geo photographers on-board.