New Harbour, Ross Sea
New Harbor is located off the eastern coast of East Antarctica in the western Ross Sea. It is situated on the eastern edge of the Victoria Land Basin, which is one of several sedimentary basins in the Ross Sea.
Visitors to New Harbour can take a helicopter into the spectacular Royal Society Range. Land in the dry valleys, and surreal landscape of hypersaline lakes, hanging glaciers and wind-sculpted granite boulders. This area is only accessible by expedition ships with their own helicopters.
Things to see and do
* Adelie Penguins
* Weddell Seals
* Sea birds
* Ross Ice Shelf
Cruise Season – Nov - April
Currency – New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
Language – English
Time – GMT minus three hours
International Country Telephone Code – 64 (New Zealand)
Port Location – Departure for cruises to the Ross Sea Region include Christchurch/Lyttleton, and Invercargill/Port of Bluff, New Zealand.
Transport Links – International flights are available to Christchurch in New Zealand.