What should I do to protect the environment in Antarctica?
A day before heading for Antarctica, travellers attend specialized chats in which they are informed about the characteristics of the White Continent. These chats are focused on taking proper care of the natural environment, so as not to damage it during the tours.
What will I see during the flight to Antarctica?
Those who arrive in Antarctica by plane will be able to see the Straits of Magellan, Tierra del Fuego, the Darwin Mountain Chain (and its blizzards), Cape Horn (the last rocky outcrop in America) and the Drake Sea, which joins the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean.
What animals live on the White Continent?
There are many different species in Antarctica. The most amazing ones are the blue whale, killer whales, sea elephants, Weddell seals, Antarctic wolves and penguins. The most representative penguin species are Adelia, Papua and Antarctic.
What clothes should I take?
Even though your visit is a summer one, you should bear in mind that the temperature is quite low, and there is always a chance of an ice storm. It is advisable to take special clothing for low temperatures, as well as waterproof coats and sunglasses, since sunlight reflected from snow and ice can hurt your eyes.
How can I get money in Antarctica? Can I send letters?
Although it seems unbelievable, Villa Las Estrellas has a bank branch, where you can draw or change money. There is also a Chilean post office agency.