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Weddellmeer - Auf der Suche nach dem Kaiserpinguin (inkl. Hubschrauber)

Auf der Suche nach den schwer zu findenden Kaiserpinguinen

OTL22-21 Eine echte Expedition, unsere Weddellmeer-Reise, mit dem Ziel die Kaiserpinguine in der Nähe von Snow-Hill-Island zu beobachten. Wir werden die Gegend

m/v Ortelius

MS Ortelius


14 Nov - 24 Nov, 2021


11300 USD


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Humpback Whales Sing for Food, Not Entertainment

The normal call of a humpback whale can be heard from miles away, and they often make noises that sound similar to cryin

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Adding Antarctica to Your Seven-Continents Bucket List

It’s a common pursuit among serious travelers to visit all seven continents. And indeed, the term “bucket list,” which b

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Alessandra Coppa
von Alessandra Coppa

When I told my friends I was going to Antarctica for the second time, they didn't seem to understand why. It's difficult to explain to those who don't love this continent, how much it can offer.

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Beckianne Kilkenny
Best experience of my life!
von Beckianne Kilkenny

Our trip was so successful it felt as if we might be under some sort of spell of providential protection and luck. Every landing occurred in calm waters with favorable weather and abundant wildlife. We were

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emperor penguins
von sandra thomas

a terrific trip all the crew were fantastic Claudia chief guide was amazing and organized all very well. The food was worthy of a 5 star restaurant thanks to Mr Khabir. The lectures all were interesting and

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An AMAZING trip!
von Fred Atwood

Excellent guides, amazing scenery and wildlife, comfortable cabins and ship, very good food, a nice family feel. Expedition leader did an amazing job reorganizing our itinerary as the wind and sea ice blocke

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Weddell Sea 2019
von Jânio Tjoe-Awie

Trip to remember. The original trip location was the Weddell Sea, because of wheater condition (ice) we where not able to enter this area. The replacement programme was good organised and for me as a first t

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Awesome trip
von Claudia Wu Chang

Captain Barria and Toni Salo, made the Drake seameless!! Not even dramamine was needed! Beau and the expedition team, was just extraordinary! We had 12 days or magnificent sunlight, and they made sure every

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What animals can I spot at the Weddell Sea?

You can see enormous amounts of animals in and around the Weddell Sea such as  Adelie penguins, Emperor penguins, Weddell seals and Orca. 

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What is the climate at the Weddell Sea?

The Weddell Sea has a big impact on the local climate. The area typically has strong surface winds, and this carries strong winds into the mountains and lower latitudes. These winds also have an impact on the South Atlantic Ocean because they tend to

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How can I reach the Emperor Penguins?

Although we may not be able to reach the emperor penguin rookery of Snow Hill Island in the Weddell Sea (less than 50% chance) we have good chances to observe individual emperors on the edge if the pack-ice.

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Where is the Weddell Sea Located?

The Weddell Sea is located between the land boundaries of the Antarctic Peninsula to the west and Coats Land to the east. When you travel to the Weddell Sea region, your cruise will take you through territorial areas that have been claimed by Br

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How Big is the Weddell Sea?

The Weddell Sea takes up an area that is approximately 2.8 million square km (1.1 ×106 square miles). The widest part of the Weddell Sea is 2,000 km (1,200 miles). 

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Who Discovered the Weddell Sea?

James Weddell is believed to be the first person to discover and explore what would eventually become known as the Weddell Sea. Weddell and his crew reached the area in 1823, after mistaking some icebergs for land. 

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