Camping in AntarcticaCamping has become the most popular optional activity. The vessels will provide sleeping bags, mats and a number of tents, but if you have your own camping gear you may like to bring it with you. This activity is complimentary to all Ice Trackers.
Sea KayakingKayaking is an experience guaranteed to refresh your soul. Led by experienced guides and paddling in small groups will allow you easy and intimate access to remote areas along the coastline.
Hiking in the Polar RegionsImages of snow, ice, mountains and glaciers dominate our ideas of what we will experience on a voyage to Antarctica. On every voyage, we will plan to offer hikes for the more active traveler.
Active Voyaging and WellnessAfter a strenuous hike ashore, or perhaps a hard paddle you may like to take advantage of the onboard spa and hot stone massage.
Photography in the Polar RegionsWe are often asked questions about the best photography techniques and equipment to take on our expeditions. Here are the most frequently asked questions with our answers.
Ski TouringThe early Antarctic season offers a fabulous opportunity for those looking to ski up to the most breath-taking scenaries in the world. With our highly experienced certified guides you will be taken into the pristine wilderness of the White Continent which very few have access to.
Snow shoeingSnow-shoeing is the perfect ‘mean of transport’ over snow and ice. Our top notch guides will lead you across the snow pack where you will be able to experience the essence of polar explorers’ foray into the unknown. This activity is offered during the early season when snow and ice are accessible from our landing sites.
Whale watchingIn the Polar Regions the sun shines 24/7 allowing krill and other crustaceans to grow in abundance. Whales take full advantage of this feast before the “big freeze” forces them to head to the Tropics. Humpbacks float along our zodiacs, Orcas set the heart racing and the curious minke whales never fail to delight. And ‘don’t rule out seeing Blue whales or the less common beaked whales!
We are struggling for words to describe what an amazing adventure we have had and all thanks to you at Ice Tracks. The Iguazu Falls, Puerto Bemberg and Del Socorro were brilliant for the wildlife and scenery, but we topped that with South Georgia and setting foot on The Peninsula was the icing on the cake.Well done Ice Tracks, we cannot thank you enough and are looking forward to our next adventure with you.Thank you for your patience with our 'little concerns’. Thank you for organising this trip for us. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to share such a magnificent journey with you. Thank you for being yourself, you have opened our eyes.Tim and Jan travelled ith Ice Tracks for the third time to Falklands, South Georgia and Antarctica on the Shackleton Centenary Voyage in November 2014.
I have been lucky enough to the Antarctic twice now. My first visit was the best trip I had ever undertaken anywhere, until, that is, my second visit last year. What an amazing experience! I can't fault Ice Tracks in any way, in the manner that they have given me the greatest experience of my life. I commend them to you, and you should pick up the phone and book the greatest adventure you could ever have.
We thank you both for putting so much work into our trip to South America (Patagonia, Atacama and the Amazon) - we had the most incredible time and are already recommending it to our friends. We loved being so independent and stopping whenever we wanted for lots of scenery/coffee breaks and this has been the perfect way to do it. Atacama Desert
was a superb experience, and would recommend the astronomique excursion - fascinating. And lastly the Amazon Cruise, lovely cabins and again exceptionally good guides - learnt a great deal and it was a brilliant experience.
A very big thank you to the entire Ice Tracks team for organizing such an unbelievable trip. Right from request for Visa documents, travel information, tracking the flight arrangements, the pickups and drops to the expedition itself went like clockwork.
Having travelled with the Ice-Tracks team several times, they have never failed to come up with the goods! We followed the fateful journey of Franklin through the North West passage visiting some fascinating places, cultures and wildlife all of which made travelling with Ice Tracks very special.Tim and Jan travelled (for the fifth time!) with Ice Tracks, this time to the Nortwest Passage in August 2016.
From start to finish, Ice Tracks and Angie Butler made sure that my father and I were looked after as if we were family. The trip was amazing with kayaking in the midnight sun amongst seals and walruses the die-for memory.
I had always wanted to go to Antarctica & when added with the unique Shackleton Centenary Memorial expedition, it was the most AMAZING trip. Being on ship was like being in a big house party, meeting fellow passengers, so interesting, friendly & with great camaraderie sharing in an unforgettable life experience. I feel I have made many friends & I felt totally confident travelling on my own as Ice -Tracks look after you as family, so much so I'm now going North with them in July to the Arctic!