Explorer history in Antarctica is a story of courage, adventure, and an unwavering desire to go where no one has gone before.

Fortunately, getting to Antarctica is a much safer endeavour nowadays. We have explored some of the world’s most challenging waters since 1893 and started sailings to Antarctica 20 years ago.

Join us on an unforgettable journey, so that you too can be part of the history of the frozen continent.

Test your knowledge about the Fabled Frozen Continent

How many countries signed the Antarctic Treaty in 1959?

Who was the first explorer to set foot on Antarctica?

In which year did Roald Amundsen raise the Norweigen flag in the South Pole?

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Experience The Midnight Sun

Imagine that the sun never set, that night never came, and the days were endless. This is actually a real phenomenon, and if you’re lucky, you’ll see it for yourself

The Global Seed Vault

In the remote High Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, 1,300 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, seeds from around the world lie dormant, safe, and secure in a biological Noah’s ark. 

Galapagos: An evolving story

Around five million years ago, a series of violent volcanic events began in the Pacific Ocean hundreds of miles from the coast of South America.

Galapagos: A special bond

You might know the Galápagos are volcanic, but how exactly did they form and why did life come to flourish here?

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