Meet a few of our amazing explorers below:
Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen set off from an Antarctic base with four men and 52 dogs in his quest to be the first man at the South Pole. His arrival was the culmination of years of dreaming, planning and travelling across the sea and across the ice. At the time his feat would be both lauded and maligned. But he’d beaten Captain Scott by five weeks to the pole and survived to tell his tale.Read more
Robert Falcon Scott
The final journey of Robert Falcon Scott to the South Pole represented the epic courage and steely resolve needed to take on Antarctica – and the stakes to be paid for those who failed. After his first campaign on the Discovery came close to the southernmost point the British captain led a team on an epic 800 mile trek through the worst conditions the planet could throw at them. He made his destination, only to discover the most disheartening news upon arrival…Read more
Subsequent books have ensured the Shackleton name is forever associated with the sheer will and superhuman fortitude needed to travel into the Antarctic and survive. The British explorer led three separate expeditions to the ice, facing incredible odds and undertaking the most testing of journeys across land, sea and ice. While his plans were often thwarted it is the way in which he overcame such challenges that continues to inspire the next generation of explorers.Read More
Mawson was more than a man devoted to scientific exploration; he was also the hero of one of the Antarctic’s most extraordinary tales of lone survival.Read More
Rear Admiral Eichard E. Byrd
He was many things: esteemed pilot, Medal Of Honor winner, Arctic pioneer, logistical expert. However Byrd’s legacy is most known for efforts exploring the Antarctic.Read More
Film flippers: our 5 favourite penguin movies
Be it dancing or surfing, plodding or plotting, one thing’s for sure – penguins have plenty of star power on the silver screen. Here are our five favourite penguin movies. What are yours?
5) Surf’s Up. Released within a year…
Breakfast with the penguins?
Looking for a delicious and unique breakfast experience for your group? We’ve got just the place.
The menu’s great, the view’s spectacular and the service is backed by our little friends in feathered tuxedos. Trust us… everything will go swimmingly.