Australian Antarctic Festival 2018
Four days of fascinating Antarctic experiences in Australia's gateway to the Southern Ocean. Tour the Antarctic research ships Aurora Australis and Investigator. Explore open days at the Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies and the CSIRO Marine Science Laboratories.
Meet the expeditioners of the Australian Antarctic Division and listen to real-life accounts of what it's like to live and work in Antarctica. Attend the Antarctic Film Festival. Hear presentations by the leading scientists in the field and plan your tourism adventure to the frozen continent.
One hour from Melbourne and two hours from Sydney, this is as close as you can get to Antarctica without actually going there!