Preparing For Your Expedition
In line with the Antarctic Treaty system, IAATO is committed to the principle that planned tourism activities will have no more than a minor or transitory impact on the Antarctic environment.
Wildlife Watching Guidelines
For more information on watching wildlife, particular to each species, visit our Wildlife Watching Guidelines library. Here you’ll find guidance regarding seals, penguins, cetaceans and more.
IAATO has made available a series of visitor briefing videos to help travelers prepare for their expedition. Covering cruise only, land visits and deep field excursions. We also ask that you watch the mandatory visitor briefing slideshow.