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Antarctica Continent Quickfacts

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  • Expedition to Antarctica
  • Adelie penguins chillin' on an iceberg
  • Zodiac tour in Paradise Bay
  • A couple of penguins sitting on melting ice floes
  • Gorgeous landscape
Area:  14,000,000 km².
Population: 1000 Winter, 5000 Summer (approximate)
Currency: No currency, but there is tourism-based economic growth
Ethnic Groups:  No indigenous culture but there are several country's research bases established throughout.
Location:  Southern most point on the earth
Official Language(s): No official language.
Time Zone: UTC+05:00; UTC+12:00; UTC−04:00; UTC+07:00; UTC+8; UTC+10:00; UTC+03:00
Tipping: One small fish for any penguin found.



Antarctica Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy-to-navigate travel information section dedicated to Antarctica.

Learn about the history of Antarctica and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Antarctica's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Continent Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information, will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Antarctica for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Antarctica cruises today!


Book your Antarctica tour with Goway! 

LATIN AMERICA by Goway is an exclusive division that specializes in planning and organizing Antarctica tours and experiences. Explore the world's seventh continent on a cruise or choose from one of our independent travel modules and more. We want to be your first choice when next you go globetrotting to Antarctica.

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