The Voyage south on the Aurora Australis

Leaving Hobart

 

First signs of snow and ice. Also heading into a huge storm.

 

First big ice bergs and thick pack ice.

 

Getting into the Pack Ice

 

Passing through 60°S

 

Crossing the Line – A visit from King Neptune

 

Arriving in Prydz Bay

 

Reaching the Fast Ice – 9 nautical miles from Davis Station

 

Making our way slowly through the Fast Ice towards Davis Station.

 

Final morning on the Aurora Australis.