This book offers the reader a decision tree format that enables the reader to narrow down the multiple options available for an Antarctic tour. With prices ranging from $10,000 to over $100,000 how does one choose? By examining data from previous years we explore what is included in the tour, from where does it depart, at what month does it depart, and how long. is the tour.
Other chapters examine the history of Antarctica, its naming and exploration, and its wildlife. The final chapters describe the author's recent Antarctic expedition on the National Geographic Explorer.