PARADISE BAY, ANTARCTICA

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  • I was here: the ship dropped anchor here the first day to spend the “night” of December 28, 2007, and one more hour on December 30, 2007.
  • My score: 2/5, although I admit that we were not lucky in this place.

Immediately southwest of Neko Harbour we will find Paradise Bay, another prominent natural harbor, Continue reading “PARADISE BAY, ANTARCTICA”

HALF MOON ISLAND, ANTARCTICA

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  • I was here: about 1 hour during the morning of the third day of the cruise, 12/27/2007.
  • My score: 3/5.

South Shetland Islands archipelago is the northernmost region of Antarctica, about 120 km north of the continental shelf. There are 11 main islands and at least 20 smaller ones.
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KAYAKING, MOUNTAIN BIKE, HUNTING AND CAMPING IN ABEL TASMAN NATIONAL PARK

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KAYAK

Kayak is undoubtedly the other great activity in Abel Tasman National Park. It allows you to enjoy some coves that are not accessible in any other way, as well as visit Adele or Fisherman Islands and approach Tonga Island, where there is a seal breeding colony (landing is not allowed). It is likely that we may also see dolphins, which sometimes approach kayaks and other boats.

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