Close encounters and boundless discovery – welcome to Antarctica, where adventure awaits.
Antarctica has long inspired discovery, adventure and exploration. Since Captain Cook stumbled upon this awe-inspiring wilderness of ice and snow, countless others have followed – with hundreds of voyages and expeditions setting forth to chart the unknown.
Now, some 250 years since its discovery, the Antarctic continues to entice those in search of adventure – its otherworldly scenery and majestic wildlife providing the ultimate travel experience. But we mustn’t forget who put this wild wonder on the map, giving us the chance to walk in their shoes and experience the extraordinary.
Join us as we unearth the legacy of discovery in Antarctica, touching on the people, places and events which shone a light on the edge of the world.