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Physical form required in Antarctica

Estimated reading time: 1 minute To travel to Antarctica is not required to have an excellent physical form, but it is necessary that you do not have mobility problems and that you are autonomous. In other words, you can walk[…]

How to prevent and treat seasickness

Estimated reading time: 1 minute Everyone has a different reaction to the movements of the ocean water. Once you arrive in Antarctica, you will be calmer during your trip. As a result, if you were affected by the seasickness, it[…]

What is Aurora Australis?

Estimated reading time: 1 minute In the southern hemisphere it is known as the “aurora australis” (southern lights) and in the northern hemisphere as “aurora borealis” (northern lights). So from this side of the world, in the Argentine Antarctic you[…]

Children in Antarctica

Estimated reading time: 1 minute The minimum age accepted is 8 years old on board with full responsibility of the parents. To really experience and appreciate Antarctica, we recommend that children be at least 12-13 years old. All children must[…]

Medical care in Antarctica

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes No one is exempt from getting sick during a cruise and that is why we have gathered vital information, which can help you to prevent any unwanted situation on board. The possibility of getting sick[…]

How long is the trip to Antarctica?

Estimated reading time: 1 minute The duration of the trip will vary between 8 – 21 days. Trips to Antarctica that last between 8 and 12 days are typically introductory to the Antarctic Peninsula and Fly-Cruise Expeditions. Antarctic expeditions between[…]

Age range on trips to Antarctica

Estimated reading time: 1 minute Antarctic tourists are people close to senior citizens. More than 40% are between 60 and 69 years old and 36% are from the United States compared to 26% of Europeans. The profile of the Antarctic[…]

The weather in Antarctica

Estimated reading time: 1 minute The average temperature in January, the warmest month of summer, ranges between 4ºC (39.2ºF) on the coast, and -40ºC (-40ºF) in the interior of the continent. During the winter, the average is between -23ºC (-9.4ºF)[…]

What is the environment like in Antarctica?

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Climate and soils The Antarctic climate is characterized by being very cold, dry, and windy, which largely limits the development of life forms. The process of decomposition of the rock which, thanks in principle to[…]