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Elite Voyages To The End Of The World – Kensington Antarctica

Introducing Kensington Antarctica - a luxurious eco-camp located at the end of the earth in the heart of Antarctica's interior. Ideal for adrenaline adventurers, thrill-seekers & jet setters, this elite property features a plethora of once-in-a-lifetime Antarctic activities with genuine polar explorers & experts as guides. Perched on top of a 200 foot icefall, Kensington Antarctic is as surreal as it is beautiful & truly one of a kind. Furnished in the old world opulence of African safaris this designed eco-camp fuses traditional materials with cutting-edge comforts & modern technology. There are 6 sleeping tents, ensuring a intimate experience for every guest as well as first class service from 5 renowned polar guides, distinguished naturalists & a celebrated chef. Activities led by expert polar guides include hikes through untouched oasis, explorations of ice caves & tunnels, treks over massive ice disturbances, kite-skiing, ice climbing, trips to a nearby Adelie penguin colony, an interactive tour of the American Science Station, abseiling into ice crevasses, Antarctic swimming, cross country skiing, an optional excursion to the South Pole & a short flight across unexplored mountain range to the site of a awe-inspiring and rarely seen Emperor penguin colony of over 12,000 & their fearless hatchlings. Accessible only by private jet from Cape Town, South Africa, there are a range of adventures available including 5, 10 & 12-day expeditions as well as a 2 day journey & the options for exclusive custom departures. The Antarctica season runs from late November through January when temperatures average a mild -5 Celsius. Click Here For 2010 Departures
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Personalized itinerary with private guide & driver. Award winning value.
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