Peterman Island, Antarctica, Camping Camping on Peterman Island Hurtigruten / Tessa Van Drie
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8 Wacky Shore Excursions

by John Roberts | February 26, 2016

1. Camp overnight in Antarctica

The Port: Antarctica

Why you'd leave the comfort of your stateroom, we'll never know. But you can stay overnight onshore on the White Continent in a two-person tent, or out in the open in nothing but an insulated sleeping bag (talk about bragging rights). You'll fall asleep to the sounds of heaving glaciers and perhaps whales spouting and feeding in the bay. Don't forget to put on your long underwear — and wake early to see the amazing sunrise.

Who Offers It: Hurtigruten offers overnight camping, often included in the price of the cruise.

John Roberts

John Roberts is a New Jersey-based writer for ShermansCruise who worked at The Virginian-Pilot.

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