Antarctic Peninsula / Antarctic
The Antarctic Peninsula forms with its length of 1,200 km the northern part of the Antarctic continent. The northern half of the peninsula is now known as Graham Land, the south is called Palmer Land. Countless research stations are scattered over the area of the peninsula.
The area between Bellinghausen Lake and Weddell Sea is crossed by majestic, up to 2,800-meter- high mountains with some still active volcanoes. Cruise on your journey under the glaring sun past icebergs, impressive glaciers, large seal colonies, numerous species of penguins and the occasional whale that passes quiite close to your ship. A journey to the Antarctic Peninsula is full of unforgettable impressions and experiences. Particularly popular destinations are among others Paradise Bay with its gigantic icebergs, the Lemaire Channel, one of the most beautiful ship passages of the whole continent, and the Petermann Island with its penguin colonies.