Welcome to Port Lockroy


An 800m-long harbor on the west coast of Wiencke, Port Lockroy is one of the most popular tourist stops in Antarctica, thanks to Base A, the former British station-turned-museum on tiny Goudier Island, operated by the UK Antarctic Heritage Trust (UKAHT; www.ukaht.org).

Visits are usually made in conjunction with landings at the gentoo rookery at nearby Jougla Point, where other highlights include blue-eyed shags and a composite whale skeleton reconstructed on the shore.


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Port Lockroy in detail

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