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Imagine seeing sculptured icebergs underwater, and clear visibility as far as the eye can see when sunbeams hit the water?

Scuba Diving in Antarctica is an experience like no other - a world of ice, glaciers, gigantic icebergs and a unique blend of marine life.

Discover a marine habitat not found anywhere else on Earth, and the possible presence of penguins and whales swimming beside you.

Aurora Expeditions have partnered with polar dive experts Waterproof Expeditions to bring you the exciting opportunity to get up close and personal with the amazing marine life of the polar region.

With numerous diving opportunities along their voyages, no two days are the same – and a truly inspiring and unforgettable experience is guaranteed.


This activity is an optional extra on the Aurora Expeditions Wild Antarctica and Antarctic Explorer voyages. Priced at US$1,260 per person.

To participate, all divers must be a trained, certified scuba divers with proof of certification beyond entry level, i.e. Advanced Diver certification or equivalent rating issued by a recognised scuba training organisation.

Recent diving experience and proof of a minimum of 20 logged dives using a dry-suit is required prior to joining the voyage.

The main language used for our dive operation is English. For safety reasons, you must be proficient in English in order to participate in our polar diving activity.

You should be 14 years of age or more to participate in our polar scuba diving programs.

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