Where to go

4 locations rich in marine life to discover…

Marine life

Antarctica has a wealth of marine life to discover but here are the most popular animal species and marine life events. Let us know the ones you would particularly like to see…

Wildlife trips

2 related group tours.

When to go

The season to visit is the austral summer, running from October to March. Once the pack ice starts to melt, summer arrives quickly, reaching its pinnacle in December and January.


  • Summer

    Jan to Feb: The warmest months when wildlife activity is at its peak
  • Spring

    Nov to Dec: Spring fever brings explosive growth
  • Autumn

    Mar to May: Dark nights return as the sun sinks below the southern horizon
  • Winter

    Apr to Oct: Winter sets in with a vengeance for the long dark haul…

Wildlife events

  • Jan to Feb: Peak time for whale sightings
  • Jan to Feb: Fur seals visible on Antarctic Peninsula
  • Oct to Feb: Pack ice starts to melt – the first whales arrive
  • Oct to Nov: Penguin and seabird courtship is at its height


0 related resort. But there are more options we can offer, just ask us for more details.


2 related liveaboards. But there are more options we can offer, just ask us for more details.


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