Antarctica…the world’s “last great wilderness”… What would you think of a flight aboard a state-of-the-art Airbus A380 or a 747-400 aircraft for a sightseeing flight over Antarctica? The flights we are referring to leave from Australia.
This may be a great idea: if you participate in the New Year’s Eve Midnight Sun Party Flight, you will be the first to see the sun in 2010– it is daylight at 12.01am.
A live jazz band will create the right atmosphere on board. Your onboard experience is enhanced by a panel of experts, including world accredited Antarctic scientists, glaciologists, explorers, adventurers & mountaineers.
While commercial Antarctic tourism dates back to the late 1960s, there has been rapid growth since the late 1980s. This has led to a wide range of tourist and adventure activities. Of course, the debate over the merits of Antarctic tourism echoes debates over other wilderness regions.
Tourism has allowed many people who might not otherwise have the opportunity, to experience the wonders, and understand the importance of Antarctica.
Their experiences have led to a greater recognition of the region’s importance to the world.
LUXURY TRAVEL BUTLER agrees with Lars-Eric Lindblad, leader of the first commercial Antarctica cruise in 1966, who said: “You can’t protect what you don’t know.”Save & Share