● Snow cave
● Blizzard experience
● Big screen movie
● Thrilling 4D movie
An exclusive illustrated lecture from an expert explains the wonders of this huge continent.
Experience the changing seasons
between the areas incredible summers and winters.
Encounter -20deg.C (wind chill) snow and storm winds. Now you
know what it feels like when you
see these conditions on TV and movies.
See these amazing animals both above the
water and beneath. There are even glimpses into their burrows.
They say photographs cannot really capture natures beauty but
movie presentation gets close. For 15 minutes enjoy a feast of superb images
covering nature, geography and settlements in this most unusual place on our earth.
Stunning 3D scenery with surround sound is enhanced to new heights in a
specially designed theatre. A 20 minute thrill that cannot be missed.
Ice mobile (Hagglund) Ride
This vehicle roars
over steep hills, deep crevasses and through a freezing lake - tighten your
Both the Antarctic Centre and
Canterbury Museum * provide us with nearest
possible Antarctic insights into the lives and work of the early and current explorers.
We learn to understand what
the ice ages were like when glaciers were shaping the landscapes we enjoy
We can explore the special ways people adapt to cope with
the world's coldest and windiest environment.
help us understand the ways life forms adapt and thrive in an environment
most of us cannot conceive without some of the experiences offered at the
Encounter the sciences of heat
transfer and insulation.
See many practical applications
of heat transfer, a vital science seen applied in hundreds of ways.
discover presentations explaining the world's ocean currents that support the theories of changes to
the land since Gondwanaland. Other, weather patterns, glaciation, (pack ice
Icebergs) and even meteorites.
By looking at the history and the application of environmental controls you will
see the immense effort that has gone into protection of this vulnerable
landmass and you see why efforts are being made to conserve other