• Home
  • Blog
  • Antarctica in Pictures: Photos from 2018

Antarctica in Pictures: Photos from 2018

by Oceanwide Expeditions Blog

Until you join us in Antarctica yourself, enjoy these recent photos from the past year.
Antarctic Peninsula

Regions: Antarctica

Antarctica pictures from 2018

Pictures are a poor substitute for any experience, and that's especially true for experiences that take place in Antarctica.

Nonetheless, as another year narrows to a close, we invite you to join us in celebrating Antarctica's photographic majesty by perusing this hand-picked selection of polar pictures taken during our 2018 Antarctica trips.

Until the day you join us on one of those trips yourself, that is.

1. The seabirds of the Drake Passage

2. Wilhelmina Bay whale spouts

3. Antarctic kayaking at Waterboat Point

4. A posing chinstrap penguin at Whalers Bay

5. Taking a scenic stop at Skontorp Cove

6. Jougla Point glacier-side hikes

7. A humpback whale at Orne Harbor

8. Cruising the Antarctic ice pack of Crystal Sound

9. The life of a lounging leopard seal

10. Curious gentoo penguins at Cuverville Island

11. Leaping Lemaire Channel crabeater seals

12. A cackling crabeater seal

13. Snowshoeing at Antarctica's Brown Station

14. An argument between elephant seals

15. Overworked gentoo chicks

16. Spelling out Antarctica - any way possible

17. Ortelius in the fog of Maxwell Bay

18. Marveling at a minke whale

19. A gliding black-browed albatross

20. Special vows in a special place

21. Camping under the skies of Antarctica

22. A wandering albatross over Antarctic waves

23. Antarctica-style shoreline strolls

24. Deception Island deep dive

25. The emperor penguins of Snow Hill Island

Love this article? Share your appreciation:

Related cruises

Cool Deal
Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica
Up to 4400 USD discount

Falkland Islands - South Georgia - Antarctica

Meet at least six penguin species!

HDS21-19. A cruise to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia & the Antarctic Peninsula. Visit some of the most beautiful arrays of wildlife on Earth. This journey will introduce you to at least 6 species of penguin and a whole lot of Antarctic fur seals!

m/v Hondius

m/v Hondius

Cruise date:

3 Nov - 23 Nov, 2019

Price:

21800 USD 17400 USD 4400 USD discount

Weddell Sea - Antarctic Discoverer
Up to 1550 USD discount

Weddell Sea - Antarctic Discoverer

Tour one of Antarctica's most scenic seas

PLA30-19. The Weddell Sea Discoverer cruise sails through the iceberg-blessed Antarctic Sound on their way to the eastern side of the Antarctic Peninsula. You’ll get to spot out a variety of seals, the fantastically beautiful landscapes, and the noisy rookeries of thousands of nesting penguins.

m/v Plancius

m/v Plancius

Cruise date:

11 Mar - 22 Mar, 2019

Price:

7950 USD 6400 USD 1550 USD discount

Antarctic Peninsula

The 'Classic Antarctic' route

PLA26-19. The 'Classic Antarctic' route. This cruise delivers you to wondrous landscapes found in one of the harshest environments on Earth. The great star-actors of Antarctica are the penguins and in total seven species could appear before your very own eyes.

m/v Plancius

m/v Plancius

Cruise date:

28 Jan - 7 Feb, 2019

Price:

on request

Antarctic Peninsula

The 'Classic Antarctic' route

OTL30-19. The 'Classic Antarctic' route. This cruise delivers you to wondrous landscapes found in one of the harshest environments on Earth. The great star-actors of Antarctica are the penguins and in total seven species could appear before your very own eyes.

m/v Ortelius

m/v Ortelius

Cruise date:

6 Feb - 16 Feb, 2019

Price:

on request

Antarctic Peninsula

The 'Classic Antarctic' route

PLA27-19. The 'Classic Antarctic' route. This cruise delivers you to wondrous landscapes found in one of the harshest environments on Earth. The great star-actors of Antarctica are the penguins and in total seven species could appear before your very own eyes.

m/v Plancius

m/v Plancius

Cruise date:

7 Feb - 17 Feb, 2019

Price:

on request