Founded by genuine polar explorers in 2005, White Desert continues to expand whilst staying true to their principles of adventure and environmentally responsible travel. White Desert specialises in servicing a rarified niche: Offering its clients unique access to the interior of Antarctica. The company is a proud recipient of "The World Travel Award 2014-2017" for the World’s Leading Polar Expedition Operator.
Whichaway camp is totally unique and the perfect base from which to start your adventure. Having won the World Travel Awards five times, the camp is also designed with a minimal environmental footprint in mind. The camp is 5 hours flight from Cape Town.
The communal space at Whichaway Camp is a place to sit back and recharge. The well-appointed lounge, with adjacent cocktail deck, is both warm and comfortable. This is the perfect setting for guests to relax and share experiences after a day on the ice.
The library is complete with timeless classics recounting tales of Antarctic exploration, the stories perhaps all the more real now that you are experiencing this incredible environment at first hand.
Activities and excursions include:
- Ice Tunnels
- Crystal Caves
- Ice Climbing
- Glacier Hikes
- Blue River
- Emperor Penguins Sighting
- Excursion to the Geographic South Pole