Deception Island is a volcanic island in the South Shetland Islands, north of the Antarctic Peninsula.Learn more
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The peninsula consists of an 800 kilometres (500 mile) long mountain chain, the highest peaks rising to approximately 2,800 metres (9,186 feet), and numerous off-lying islands. The Peninsula offers the most dramatic scenery and biggest variety of wildlife in Antarctica. Visitors are easily overcome by sensory overload by the huge amount of ice-bergs.
Sailing into Deception Island through Neptune's Bellows is a spectacular sight.Learn more
In a small bay inside the caldera of Deception Island, remains can be seen from a…Learn more
On some Antarctic voyages we offer an exciting ‘open air’ camping option, which gives an intensive…Learn more
You may have the possibility to snorkel or dive with Fur Seals, Leopard Seals and penguins.Learn more
At Whalers Bay and Pendulum Cove the seawater is heated by geothermal activity, water temperatures of…Learn more
What is the weather like?
During the Austral summer temperatures as high as 15°C (59°F) have been recorded at the west side of the peninsula, however, the average temperature is around 2°C (36°F).Learn more