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L'Austral - Antarctica Review

 

Panorama Previews - 3 Panoramas

The panoramas below are low resolution preview versions only. The "Posted to Google Maps" section contains 360˚ panoramas that have been stitched, retouched and published to Google Maps at photospheres. The images are also "Web Ready" for use on the Ponant website as well as publishing to Facebook timeline and Twitter. The images in the "Selected but not posted" section are waiting to be published, images in the "For Review" section are waiting to be reviewed and images in the "Not Selected" section have been reviewed but not selected.  The panoramas have been divided into groups according to their location.

Posted to Google Maps

Overlooking the King Penguin Rookery

Overlooking the King Penguin Rookery

Resting at the crest of the Walk

Resting at the crest of the Walk

The beach and museum at New Island

The beach and museum at New Island

Gryfviken Museum

Gryfviken Museum

Landing point for the walk

Landing point for the walk

Sailing into Fortuna Bay

Sailing into Fortuna Bay

On Google Maps but no post on Google+

L'Austral departing Deception Bay

L'Austral departing Deception Bay

Whale watching near Clarence Island

Whale watching near Clarence Island

Wet Landing on to the Antarctica Continent

Wet Landing on to the Antarctica Continent

L'Austral at anchor

L'Austral at anchor

Passengers crossing the river

Passengers crossing the river

Following L'Austral as she clears a passage

Following L'Austral as she clears a passage

Zodiac Landing

Zodiac Landing

Sunrise over Saint Andrews Bay

Sunrise over Saint Andrews Bay

Shackleton's Grave

Shackleton's Grave

Seal on the Path

Seal on the Path

Rookery at Penguin Point

Rookery at Penguin Point

Sunrise on approach to New Island

Sunrise on approach to New Island

Inside the Museum

Inside the Museum

Walking to the Rookery

Walking to the Rookery

Descending through the Snow

Descending through the Snow

Waiting for the Zodiacs to return

Waiting for the Zodiacs to return

Snowy Rookery

Snowy Rookery

Pending

Selected but not posted

Exploring the coastline on the way back to L'Austral

Exploring the coastline on the way back to L'Austral

Old Whaling Ship & Maintenance Sheds

Old Whaling Ship & Maintenance Sheds

Passengers  overlooking the King Penguin Rookery

Passengers  overlooking the King Penguin Rookery

Starting the walk to the Summit

Starting the walk to the Summit

Waterfall at the base of the Walk

Waterfall at the base of the Walk

Passenger returning from the Rookery

Passenger returning from the Rookery

Last view before descent

Last view before descent


Reviewed but not selected

Ushuaia: Departure

L'Austral docked at the end of the world.

L'Austral docked at the end of the world.

 

Falkland Islands: Grave Cove

The Grave at Grave Cove

The Grave at Grave Cove

Grave Cove Rookery

Grave Cove Rookery

Departing Grave Cove

Departing Grave Cove

Falkland Islands: New Island

Rookeries all around

Rookeries all around

Old Japanese Trawler

Old Japanese Trawler

Passengers at the Cliff Top Rookeries

Passengers at the Cliff Top Rookeries

Departing New Island

Departing New Island

South Georgia: Gryfviken

Old Whaling Ship and Winch

Old Whaling Ship and Winch

Whaling station meal factory

Whaling station meal factory

Waiting to depart Gryfviken

Waiting to depart Gryfviken

Gryfviken Museum Entrance - Albatros

Gryfviken Museum Entrance - Albatros

South Georgia: Saint Andrews Bay

Penguins at the river

Penguins at the river

Penguins at the landing zone

Penguins at the landing zone

Seals fighting on the beach

Seals fighting on the beach

South Georgia: Larsen Harbour

Approaching Larsen Harbour

Approaching Larsen Harbour

 

At Sea: Clarence Island

Sailing past Clarence Island

Sailing past Clarence Island

 

Half Moon Island: Christmas Morning

Snowy approach to Half Moon Island

Snowy approach to Half Moon Island

Snowy landing on Half Moon

Snowy landing on Half Moon

 

Deception Bay: On Shore

First stop on the hill climb

First stop on the hill climb

Summit View

Summit View

Passengers landed on the beach

Passengers landed on the beach

Expedition team waiting for the passengers to return from the climb

Expedition team waiting for the passengers to return from the climb

The Expedition Team

The Expedition Team

Deception Bay: Departing the Bay

Preceding L'Austral as she heads for the open sea

Preceding L'Austral as she heads for the open sea

 

Antarctic Peninsula: Brown Bluff

Close up to the large Rookery

Close up to the large Rookery

Overlooking the large rookery

Overlooking the large rookery

Small roost with 3 penguins

Small roost with 3 penguins

Still Photography (tap to view a larger version)

Adélie penguin- Brown Bluff - Kelly Redhead

Fur Seal Pup - Fortuna Bay - Kelly Redhead

King Penguin - St. Andrews - Kelly Redhead

Anchored - Deception Island - Kelly Redhead

Departing Deception Island - Kelly Redhead

Fur Seal & Pup - Whistler Cove - Kelly Redhead

Fur Seal - Whistler Cove - Kelly Redhead

Fur Seal - St. Andrews - Kelly Redhead

Zodiac - Deception Island - Kelly Redhead

Rockhopper Penguin - New island - Kelly Redhead

Chinstrap Penguin - Half Moon - Kelly Redhead

Zodiacs - Larsen Harbour - Tony Redhead

Gentoo Penguin - Brown Bluff - Kelly Redhead

Adélie penguin- Weddell Sea - Kelly Redhead

Chinstrap Penguin - Half Moon - Kelly Redhead

Moored - Deception Island - Kelly Redhead

Reflection - Larsen Harbour - Tony Redhead

Landing - Deception Island - Kelly Redhead

Fur Seal - Whistler Cove - Kelly Redhead

King Penguins - Shackleton Walk - Kelly Redhead

Tabular Iceberg - Weddell Sea - Tony Redhead

King Penguins - St. Andrews - Kelly Redhead

Gentoo Penguin - Grave Cove - Kelly Redhead

Approaching ice floes - Kelly Redhead

Sea Bird - Larsen Harbour - Tony Redhead

Penguins- St. Andrews - Kelly Redhead

Departing Deception Island - Kelly Redhead

Mist - Larsen Harbour - Tony Redhead

Sunrise at Rookery - St. Andrews - Tony Redhead

Zodiac Reflection - Larsen Harbour - Kelly Redhead

Chinstrap Penguin - Deception Island - Tony Redhead

Fur Seal - Shackleton Walk - Kelly Redhead

Sea Lion - South Georgia - Kelly Redhead

Snow covered island - Weddell Sea - Tony Redhead

Penguins on ice floe - Weddell Sea - Kelly Redhead

Fur Seals - St. Andrew - Kelly Redhead