Expedition cruise the Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand - The Snares, Auckland and Campbell Island en route to the Ross Sea in Antarctica. Hike and Zodiac cruise around these remote islands to view endemic fauna/flora.
The Subantarctic Islands of New Zealand are important wildlife refuges and UNESCO World Heritage sites, by ship is the only way to reach these remote islands. Home to a vast array of species including albatross, penguins, petrels and marine mammals. NZ Endemic species includes Snares Crested Penguins, Auckland and Campbell Island Flightless Teal and New Zealand Hooker's Sea Lion. Much of the flora is also endemic to these islands, Campbell Island has outstanding examples of megherbs for which the island is renown. In the Ross Sea when ice, weather and operational requirements permit there are historic huts and sites to explore. Hiking/Zodiac cruise/photograph/history/flora/fauna this cruise has something for everyone, departs Invercargill.
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