Antarctica | First Snow Hill Island landing of the season

First Snow Hill Island landing of the season


The season’s first landing at the Snow Hill emperor colony


We announce the first landing on Snow Hill Island of the 2023-24 Antarctic season, visiting one of the largest emperor penguin colonies on Earth.

This remote site is reached by helicopter from the ship Ortelius, landing at a safe distance from the colony before walking in to view the penguins, chicks, and stunning scenery.

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Check out the first rush of photos from Expedition Leader Sara Jenner.

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Emperor pnguin chick | Antarctica
Tourist photographing a colony of emperor penguins | Antarctica

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The Weddell Sea emperor penguin trips aren’t just for birders, but for everyone who enjoys wildlife and the outdoors.

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Andre Robles
Andre Robles
Andre Robles is an expert in everything South America, his passion for the region and exploring off the beaten path makes his travel writing both useful and interesting. He has written for several mainstream publications and you can read his guides on Ecuador, Peru, the Galapagos Islands and the Amazon. Andre is also an accomplished photographer and has been recognized as one of the best wildlife photographers in the region, his photos have been featured in National Geographic and other journals. As a travel agent Andre specializes in curating unique experiences, crafting tailor made itineraries and helping visitors make the best of their vacation, always putting the experience first
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