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South Pole & Emperor Penguin Expedition

12 DAYS Starting from $108,500 per person

On this 12-day expedition, travel from South Africa to the South Pole; the heart of the Great White Continent, where few others have ventured! Fly from Cape Town to Antarctica, where you’ll settle into your luxury camp for a week of exhilarating adventure with ice-climbing, cave dwelling, abseiling, bike riding and climbing, or just relax in the most serene of destinations with a luxury spa treatment. When you think you couldn’t get any more remote, fly to the Atka Bay to view thousands of Emperor Penguins alongside few others, and onward to the Geographic South Pole, where you can literally walk around the world in only a few paces!


Trip at a Glance


  • Start your journey to the South Pole with a few nights in the “Mother City” of Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Fly 5hrs from Cape Town to Wolf’s Fang Runway in Antarctica, the gateway for a tour to the South Pole.
  • Spend 7 days in state-of-the-art heated ‘polar pods’ at the luxury base camp, Whichaway, with breathtaking views across the freshwater lakes of the Schirmacher Oasis.
  • Set out daily for once-in-a-lifetime experiences ranging from ice-climbing and abseiling to yoga, saunas and meditation.
  • View over 14,000 breeding pairs of Emperor Penguins and their newly hatched chicks at the remote Atka Bay alongside few others.
  • In route to the South Pole, camp in one of the wildest places on Earth, Dixie’s Camp.
  • Walk around the world in only a few paces at the Geographic South Pole while marveling at the impressive American Amundsen-Scott research station in the backdrop.

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