Day Four of Brendan’s Antarctic Explorer trip took him to the stunning sunken caldera that is Deception Island. Here's his impressions...
Notching up sightings of the 'Big Five' is in the back of every African safari-goer’s mind. So, in the interests of fairness, below is our equivalent list for another wildlife wonderland – Antarctica. Whether you’re taking in the sub-Antarctic Islands, Antarctic Peninsula or to the Ross Sea, the marine and birdlife of this frigid world offer memorable moments among a mesmerising land- and seascape.
What was your best wildlife moment?
Definitely the first polar bear sighting! It took a few days on the ice before we saw one so the suspense was building. To finally see one was fantastic. The captain slowed the ship down and manoeuvred in the ice so we all had a great view of the bear to take lots of photos. My top tip for polar bear spotting is look for dirty ice, it may just be a polar bear!
Guide to the Good Life is a lifestyle television series that airs on Channel 7 every Saturday at 5.00pm.
The film crew including ‘Coxy’ as presenter have just returned from our Introduction to Spitsbergen voyage with some great footage which will form a special feature on the Arctic, airing in two parts on a on Saturday 14 August and Saturday 21 August.
Remember the towering blue icebergs, glimmering mountains and amazing wildlife? Remember that incredible feeling of standing at the end of the earth? We invite you and a guest to relive it all and reunite for an evening with old friends, crew members and fellow passengers.
We hope that you will enjoy the new look and feel of our website, we are certainly very proud of it and have tried to include as much stunning imagery and video footage as possible to inspire your travels. We have also added a number of features which will make finding your perfect Peregrine trip even easier! Look out for some helpful tips over the coming few editions of the e-news. Here are a few to start off with: