Walking on the pack ice in the Weddell Sea

Walking on the pack ice in the Weddell Sea

Region: Antarctica

Destinations: Weddell Sea

Walk on the Weddell Sea pack ice

​In spring, when the pack-ice in the Weddell Sea is still thick, you have the possibility to take a walk on the pack ice, in-between icebergs and penguins. With our strongest vessel, mv Ortelius we venture further into the Weddell Sea, in search of the illustrious Emperor Penguin.

Related cruises

Weddell Sea - In search of the Emperor Penguin, incl. helicopters

Searching for the Elusive Emperor Penguins

OTL22-22 A true expedition, our Weddell Sea cruise sets out to explore the range of the Emperor Penguins near Snow Hill Island. We will visit the area via helicopter and see a variety of other birds and penguins including Adélies and Gentoos.

m/v Ortelius

m/v Ortelius

Cruise date:

14 Nov - 24 Nov, 2022

Price:

11750 USD

Weddell Sea - In search of the Emperor Penguin, incl. helicopters

Searching for the Elusive Emperor Penguins

OTL23-22 A true expedition, our Weddell Sea cruise sets out to explore the range of the Emperor Penguins near Snow Hill Island. We will visit the area via helicopter and see a variety of other birds and penguins including Adélies and Gentoos.

m/v Ortelius

m/v Ortelius

Cruise date:

24 Nov - 4 Dec, 2022

Price:

11750 USD

Antarctica - Elephant Island - Weddell Sea - Polar Circle

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m/v Hondius

Cruise date:

14 Mar - 27 Mar, 2023

Price:

8850 USD

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