Category Archives: Sub-Antarctic Cruise

Sub-Antarctic Cruise – Final days

7th March, 2019. Another sea day. Lovely skies. The food on the ship was absolutely exemplary. French chefs, French wines and mostly French cuisine could not be faulted. On this evening we had a special French cheese degustation. 8th March, … Continue reading

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Sub-Antarctc Cruise – Enderby Island Revisited, Campbell Island Hike

4th March, 2019. Following our exciting days at Macquarie Island, we had a sea day while the Captain repositioned the ship to pick up our route again. Not much to see appear from lots of sea birds. It is quite … Continue reading

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Sub-Antarctic Cruise – Macquarie Island

1st March, 2019. The Southern Ocean is notoriously unpredictable and a front was moving in from the west so the Captain, in consultation with the Expedition Leader, decided to rearrange the itinerary to try to avoid the worst. Civilian access … Continue reading

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Sub-Antarctic Cruise – The Snares and Enderby Island

27th February, 2019. Leaving Milford Sound, we headed south towards the Snares Islands where we were looking forward to a Zodiac tour around the islands. Unfortunately, on arrival, the weather was simply too rough to deploy the Zodiacs but nevertheless … Continue reading

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Sub-Antarctic Cruise – Dusky, Doubtful and Milford Sounds

23rd February, 2019. Finally it was time to board. Fryatt Street Wharf was not very inviting. The open-air Grill Restaurant on the pool deck. Larnach Castle which I had visited on my first trip to Dunedin some 38 years ago. … Continue reading

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Sub-Antarctic Cruise – Dunedin

20th February, 2019. After a serious health scare that caused the cancellation of our planned 3 month Europe holiday in August, 2018, we now had the green light to begin our travels again. A trip to Macquarie Island, located in … Continue reading

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